Popular Theory of the 6 Basic Emotions by Paul Ekman

The word emotion is derived from the Latin word ‘mot’ which means ‘to move’. In this article we will go through the 6 Basic Emotions by Paul Ekman. Emotions are an important and inevitable part of human being. Let us get familiar with the definition Read More …

Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence

What is Intelligence? The word intelligence derives from the Latin word intelligere which means to comprehend or to perceive. It is the most basic meaning. In this article we will particularly focus on Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence. Let us see some basic definitions of intelligence by psychologists. Definitions of Intelligence Read More …

What is Attention? It’s Definitions, History, Process, Types, etc

May I have your Attention please!!! A large number of stimuli hit upon our sense organs simultaneously, but we do not notice all of them at the same time. Only a selected few of them are noticed. “paying attention” is concentrating—shutting out other activities or Read More …

Research Methods to study Cognitive Psychology

Following are the best Methods to study cognitive psychology. Naturalistic Observation Introspection or Self Report Experiments or Laboratory/ Controlled Observation Quasi-Experiments Neuropsychological tools Let’s see Methods to study cognitive psychology in details, Naturalistic Observation– Observation means watching, monitoring, scrutiny, examination, or inspection. Best way to Read More …

Fascinating History of Cognitive Psychology!

Why we need to study History of Cognitive Psychology? Two things- First, there are various schools of psychology like Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism etc, still this  school of psychology emerge & prevails. So we need to understand how it has done it. Second, We need Read More …

What is Sensation & its simple types as per psychophysics?

We all have sensed so many things in our daily life like cold, hot, bright, painful, exciting, etc. What do we use our senses for; for example nose for smell, ears for hearing, tongue for taste and skin for touch. So, what is sensation? a Read More …