Humanistic psychology is the fundamental belief that mental and social problems result when innately good people deviate from their natural tendencies. The concept, referred to as humanism, emerged in the 1950s as a resp... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

The "locus of control" is a concept in psychology that is based on the strength of an individual's belief in the amount of control that they have over life-affecting situations and experiences. Individuals can be classif... More »

Some of the best ways to deal with negative people are to try to understand the reasons for their negativity, use "reverse psychology" and respond positively when they make negative statements, or to give them honest fee... More »

Educational psychology is the study of how people learn. Teachers can use educational psychology to better understand how students learn and create appropriate lessons. More »

Positive psychology refers to a branch in psychology that focuses on helping people to lead happy, healthy and prosperous lives. Positive psychology uses scientific evidence to implement interventions that promote the fl... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

The study of psychology can help people understand themselves as well as others around them, it can help improve interactions with other people and it can provide the ability to cope with pressure and loss. Psychology fo... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

Reaction range in psychology refers to how people have different reactions and attributes, although they may have had the same stimuli and environment as others. For example, two twins can grow up in the same environment... More »