Psychology concepts

Fundamental Attribution Error in psychology (explained)

In order to understand Fundamental Attribution Error, you first need to understand what is meant by attribution. Attribution in psychology simply means attributing causation to behaviour. When you observe a behaviour, you tend to look for reasons behind that behaviour. This ‘looking for reasons behind a behaviour’ is called the attribution process. When we’re looking […]

What is meant by neurosis in psychology?

Neurosis generally refers to a mental disorder that is characterized by feelings of anxiety, depression, and fear that are disproportionate to the circumstances of a person’s life but not completely incapacitating. In this article, however, we’ll look at neurosis from the psychoanalytic perspective. It states that neurosis is the result of mental conflict. This article is based […]

What is priming in psychology and how it influences behaviour

Priming in psychology is a phenomenon that occurs when exposure to a stimulus influences our thoughts and behavior in response to another succeeding stimulus. When this happens on a subconscious level, it’s called subconscious priming. In simpler words, when you’re exposed to a piece of information, it has a potential of influencing your response to a […]

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