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 …

What is Self Efficacy Theory?

Cambridge Dictionary meaning of .self’ is ‘the set of someone’s characteristics, such as personality and ability, that are not physical and make that person different from other people.’ Meaning of ‘efficacy’ is the ability to achieve something or produce something.  If we just put these two word together we can infer that ‘self efficacy‘ Read More …

Best Scientific 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 Naturalistic Observation– Observation means watching, monitoring, scrutiny, examination, or inspection. Best way to study something is to watch them/ it behave (eat, 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 the definition of Cognitive Psychology?

Introduction of  Cognitive psychology Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology. It studies mental processes including how people think, perceive, remember and learn. As part of the larger field of cognitive science, this branch of psychology is related to other disciplines including neuroscience, philosophy and Read More …