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Dissecting My Disposition

Dissecting My Disposition

We’ve discussed the role that SITUATIONAL factors play in determining behavior, however we haven’t discussed the role that dispositional factors play.  Our disposition, includes traits that are own to us. The investigation of such traits is in itself it’s own sub set of psychological inquiry, […]

Sensation: Vision

Sensation: Vision

  IN the above TED Talk, the presenter discusses the fact that our brain is heavily involved in our visual perception and that context has a massive impact on perception.   This is the KEY difference between sensation and perception.  Perception is what’s referred to as […]

Understanding Ethics In Research

Understanding Ethics In Research

Psychology is a science.  It utilizes the following research methods in order to formulate, test, and refine hypotheses regarding human behavior: case study naturalistic observation survey correlational study Experiment In all the above, Psychological researchers are guided by the Ethics put forth by the American […]