What Are Psychological Factors?

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Psychological factors refer to thoughts, feelings and other cognitive characteristics that affect the attitude, behavior and functions of the human mind. These factors can influence how a person thinks and later affect his decisions and relations in his daily life.

The three known psychological factors are personality traits, psychodynamic processes and learned cognition. Human beings learn cognition through their day to day interaction. This in turn leads to psychodynamic processes that affect or influence their personality traits. Psychological factors lead to the dynamism of the human mind and their behaviors. People subconsciously refer to their psychological factor to approach different life situations.