General Psychology

TYPES OF SOCIAL DISTANCE. The different types of social distance are discussed below: Affective Social Distance: One widespread conception of social distance ...

An attitude can be defined as a positive or negative evaluation of people, objects, event, activities, ideas, or just about anything in your environment, but ...

The Newcomb and Osgood Theory: Social psychologist Theodore M. Newcomb took Heider's idea of balance out of the head of one person and applied it to ...

Balance Theory of Heider: As a psychologist, Heider was concerned with the way an individual organizes attitudes towards people and objects in relation to ...

A hypothetical construct can be defined as an abstract concept used in a particular theoretical manner to relate different behaviours according to their ...

EGO STATES. The ego plays an essential role in human behaviour. According to Berne, although we cannot directly observe these ego states, we can observe ...

Sensory register, also called sensory memory, refers to the first and most immediate form of memory we have. The sensory register is our ultra-short-term ...

The Young Helmholtz theory (based on the work of Thomas Young and Hermann von Helmholtz in the 19th century) is a theory of trichromatic color vision the ...

Fechner's Law is a generalization of Weber's theory. According to him, there is a broader relationship between sensory and physical intensity. Fechner's law ...

Weber's law: Weber's Law states that the size of the difference threshold is proportional to the intensity of the standard stimulus. It is a constant ratio. ...

A difference threshold (or just-noticeable difference) is the magnitude of the smallest difference between two stimuli of differing intensities that the ...

Psychology and the Biological Sciences: The biological sciences study the structure of the body, the body organs and their functioning. Psychology studies ...

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