How is psychology different from other sciences?

is psychology a science

In this article, we’ll explore the reasons why psychology is different from the other sciences. Though the other sciences quite often do share the same complexity as psychology, still there are some aspects of psychology that are very much peculiar to it. Subject (observer) turned into the object A psychologist studying the behaviour of others …

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Habit formation: How habits are formed

The quality of our life is largely determined by the quality of our habits. Therefore, understanding how habits are formed is of prime importance. This article will discuss the mechanics of habit formation. Habits are routine behaviours that we do without much conscious thought. In this article, we’ll be exploring the anatomy of a habit. …

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Visualization benefits and its impact on motivation

Visualization is the process of forming mental images and pictures of the desired future. Those who have dreams and visions of an ideal future life visualize more naturally than others. Visualization can dramatically increase a person’s chances to turn his dreams into reality. How visualization can benefit you To our subconscious mind, imagination is real. By …

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Motivation methods: Positive and negative

This article discusses the two methods of motivation that motivate people to take action to achieve their goals. Human beings are naturally motivated towards pleasure and away from pain. We are reward-seeking organisms and everything that we do contains an inherent reward in it, conscious or unconscious, perceived or real. For example, if you are …

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What is learned helplessness in psychology?

Helplessness is an emotion that we experience when we realize that we can’t do anything to solve an important problem. Helplessness is usually experienced after we have used up all the options that were available to us for solving our problem. When there’s no option left or we can’t think of any, we feel helpless. Suppose …

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What are emotional needs, and why do they matter?

It is crucial to understand emotional needs. As a matter of fact, we can’t really understand many of our own emotions if we don’t understand our emotional needs. Emotional needs We all develop some specific emotional needs during childhood. Though we continue developing needs later on in life as we grow up, the needs we form during …

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