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    Positive Psychology Forum

    Positive Psychology Positive psychology derives from Maslow's humanistic psychology. Positive psychology is a discipline that utilizes evidence-based scientific methods to study factors that contribute to human happiness and strength. Different from clinical psychology, positive psychology...
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    Social Psychology Forum

    Social Psychology Social psychology is the study of how humans think about each other and how they relate to each other. Social psychologists study such topics as the influence of others on an individual's behavior (e.g. conformity, persuasion), and the formation of beliefs, attitudes, and...
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    Personality Psychology Forum

    Personality Psychology Personality psychology is concerned with enduring patterns of behavior, thought, and emotion - commonly referred to as personality - in individuals. Theories of personality vary across different psychological schools and orientations. They carry different assumptions...
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    Industrial and Organizational Psychology Forum

    Industrial and Organizational Psychology Industrial and organizational psychology (I–O) applies psychological concepts and methods to optimize human potential in the workplace. Personnel psychology, a subfield of I–O psychology, applies the methods and principles of psychology in selecting and...
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    Evolutionary Psychology Forum

    Evolutionary Psychology Evolutionary psychology examines psychological traits - such as memory, perception, or language - from a modern evolutionary perspective. It seeks to identify which human psychological traits are evolved adaptations, that is, the functional products of natural selection...
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    Educational Psychology and School Psychology Forum

    Educational Psychology Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organizations. The work of child psychologists such as Lev Vygotsky, Jean...
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    Developmental Psychology Forum

    Psychology Forum Mainly focusing on the development of the human mind through the life span, developmental psychology seeks to understand how people come to perceive, understand, and act within the world and how these processes change as they age. This may focus on cognitive, affective, moral...
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    Comparative Psychology Forum

    Comparative Psychology Comparative psychology refers to the scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of non-human animals, especially as these relate to the phylogenetic history, adaptive significance, and development of behavior. Research in this area addresses many different...
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    Cognitive Psychology Forum

    Cognitive Psychology Cognitive psychology studies cognition, the mental processes underlying mental activity. Perception, attention, reasoning, thinking, problem solving, memory, learning, language, and emotion are areas of research. Classical cognitive psychology is associated with a school...
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    Clinical Psychology Forum

    Clinical Psychology Clinical psychology includes the study and application of psychology for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development. Central to its practice are...
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    Biological Psychology Forum

    Biological Psychology Biological psychology or behavioral neuroscience is the study of the biological substrates of behavior and mental processes. There are different specialties within behavioral neuroscience. For example, physiological psychologists use animal models, typically rats, to...
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    Welcome to the Psychology Forum!

    Welcome everyone to the Psychology Forum dedicated to psychology! Please post up a new topic with some information about yourself so we can get to know you! :)
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    I owe this forum a apology.

    I rant and rave about someone seeing a illusion instead of reality. I did it. Yet it totally behooves and bewilders me that anyone can. I am distressed because my denial was my fault. Now that I understand that I now see others doing the same thing. I am mad at my self because I denied reality...
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    Am I adding valued information to this forum?

    ??? All of my ranting and ravings are just my theoretical thoughts and beliefs. I am learning from this forum absolute truths that I absolutly refused to believe. Which makes me wonder if we do not have a (dark side-sin). I have been good and bad in my life and now look back and contemplete why...
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    Hey everyone, some of you might remember me, i left in mid November to get my health up because of my coming baby. In two words, it sucked! I don't remember a night when I slept without an IV in my arm and the buzzing of the white light gave me constant migraines. So as soon as my baby and I...
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    Why play fun on the psychology forum?

    Ok...this is good question. First. People find others who have similiar issues on this site. Thos that do, know that they are not alone. Second, there are educated people who can help with an emotional issue.... and, advice is invaluable. Now, I address the next. Humour. Without humour...
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    Newbie to this forum but I have a BA in Psych

    Helllo-- I am new here. Im usually on mechanics forums but now I have a 9 month old son. Is this a good forum to discuss childhood experiencs.. Any and all tips appreciated.. Nothing is wrong per-se with my son, I just want to be aware of the knowledge I learned it college, If you dont use it...
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    just joined, confused about this forum

    hello, i have looked through the forum a bit...very interesting but maybe a little intimidating for me? I have been looking for forums like this because i dont want to feel so alone and i dont have anyone to talk to. Is the us. after the url mean united states? just curious. Also, are the...
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    Need the help of this forum members

    Hello, fellow forumite. I'm a Master students of Guidance and Counselling (Youth and Adolescent Counselling Option) University of Ibadan,Nigeria. I need your help in getting materials for my Masters Project titled "Measure the effect of self-awareness, self-presentation, need for...
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    Hello Therapeutic Forum

    Hi, I'm bridgette. I like the topics on this board and want to learn a few things to help my family and friends. Thanks for approving my membership.