Theories

Here you can find out about the most interesting theories in the field of psychology. Approaches such as behaviourism, psychoanalysis, cognitivism, structuralism, or gestalt will help you find out some truly fascinating things about human behaviour.

Allan Paivio and His Dual Coding Theory

Dual coding theory is a cognitive theory Allan Paivio proposed in 1971. Its basis is the idea that mental imaging aids learning. Thus, this theory proposes that it’s possible to give it a boost. This is because it expands the…

The Ego-Depletion Theory

When you’re so exhausted you can’t control your emotions, is it because you’ve somehow lost your social abilities? The answer is yes, although it doesn’t happen that drastically. Today, we’ll explore the ego-depletion theory, which proposes an explanation for this kind…

Seven Ways of Understanding Psychology

When it comes to human behavior, it’s safe to say that there are many ways of conceiving and analyzing it. The same thing goes regarding the understanding of psychology. Let’s not forget that psychology is the discipline that seeks to…