Basic Psychological Processes

Basic Psychological Processes refer to aspects such as attention, motivation, perception, learning, and memory. They’re the fundamental aspects for understanding the study of psychology.

The Brain Loves Surprises

Why does the brain love surprises? Surprise is a basic emotion caused by an unforeseen stimulus. When the surprise isn’t pleasant, it becomes a negative emotion such as fear, rage, or sadness. But when the surprise is positive, the result…

The Four Types of Attention

Understanding that there are multiple types of attention is important. Most people believe attention is the ability to focus. Anytime someone is distracted or simply not listening to you, you say they’re “not paying attention”. But here’s our question: is…

The Psychology of Language

How often do you stop and think about how important communication? When language fails, it affects you on a cognitive, emotional, and behavioral level. That’s why many different disciplines study language and seek to understand it better. One of those…

Unlearning: The Key to Move On

Learning, unlearning. You obtain knowledge, learn from experience, and also learn traditions and habits. You have to experience ways to think and things to believe in. You’ve learned from your family and friends. All of that learning molds who you…