Schools of Thought in Psychology | General Psychology

Schools of Thought in Psychology General Psychology When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and behavior began. The different schools of psychology represent the major theories within psychology. The first school of thought, structuralism, was advocated by the founder

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IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION

Copyright : Shishir Subba IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS The importance of motivation is obvious. We need motivation in order to reach our goals. In fact it is one of the most important and driving factor for us reaching our goals. So when that being said it is not hard to imaging how things would

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Types of Motivation | Psychology

  Types of Motivation | Psychology Primary (physiological) motives: Motivation is not solely a cognitive process. Physiological arousal can provide the energy that fuels social motives as well as biological ones. Biological motives are largely rooted in the physiological state of the body. These motives are not learned and regarded as inborn. It is primary

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Motivation

Copyright – Shishir Subba Motivation: In the process of explaining behaviour psychologists have to answer the question of “Why do human beings behave as they do?” The study of motivation is necessary because it explains the “why” of behaviour. The term motivation literally means to move or to energize or to activate. In this sense, anything

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Law of Return scale

Law of Return scale: Law of returns scale explains the Long-run input output relationship ie;long run production function in which all the factors of production are variable. It explains how output changes when all factors of production are changed in the same proportion. For e.g, If both the inputs are doubled ,the output may be

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Auditory Sensation

Auditory Sensation: Auditory sensation is one of the important sensation for human beings as it provides us the pleasure of enjoying sound. The physical stimulus for auditory sensation is sound waves.Auditory sensation is the experience of sound on ear. Ear is the receptor of auditory sensation .Frequency and intensity of sound determines the nature of

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Visual Sensation

Visual Sensation: Visual sensation is the most important sensation for human beings as it supplies them with the greatest amount of information about the external world. The physical stimulus for visual sensation is light. Eye is the receptor of visual sensation .Visual sensation is the experience of light in the eye. Through eyes it is

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Sensation

 Sensation,Sensory thresholds Sensation: Sensation is the process that allows our brains to take in information via our five senses, which can then be experienced and interpreted by the brain.Sensation involves the relay of information from sensory receptors to the brain and enables a person to experience the world around them.Sensation is input about the physical

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Perception

Perception,Process of perception Perception : Perception is the activity of sensing,interpreting,and evaluating objects both physical and social.Perception is the set of unconscious processes we undergo to make sense of the stimuli and sensations we encounter.Oerception is the process of organizing and attempting to understand the sensory stimulation we receive ,select organize and interpret our sensations.Our

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