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Psychology

Liking, Loving, and Being in Love

November 25, 2020

Many people use “Oh, I’m in love” much more often than they should, merely because they use it in the wrong places. Liking someone is not falling in love with them, neither is loving them. […]

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Psychology

Can Prejudice and Conflict among Groups Be Reduced?

November 14, 2020

When groups form, prejudice and conflict are usually inevitable parts of the process. There are conflicting goals, limited resources, competitions, and various biases. However, there are a few ways to overcome all these factors and reduce conflicts. […]

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Psychology

Why and How Do People Form Groups?

November 14, 2020

To reach a goal faster, to win competitions, to survive more efficiently, people form groups. In the process, some biases, prejudice, and conflicts inevitably form. But how do people decide who to group with, and how do they know their group is better than the other? […]

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Psychology

Interdependence Theory: Why Do We Stay in a Relationship?

November 10, 2020

Despite its difficult name, the interdependence theory has a simple base: people have a standard for measuring costs in a relationship and deciding if the relationship is worth it. Still, some people stay in highly costly relationships, while they know the costs are beyond their standards. […]

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Psychology

Six Stages of Care-based Relationships

November 7, 2020

Carol Gilligan was a psychologist who suggested men and women form different systems of morality based on their gender roles in society. She proposed that both systems can be right, and there are different ways of viewing the world. She put forth a six-stage system of care-based relationship. […]

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Psychology

Lawrence Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Deliberation

November 7, 2020

When the mind and mental states were introduced as the main building blocks of human identity in the 1950s, psychological studies once again started to study the human mind. One of these studies conducted by Lawrence Kohlberg was based on how human beings develop morality. […]

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Psychology

Redefining the Role of Mother in Child Development

November 7, 2020

Historically, the place of the mother in psychology was regarded negatively, reducing her to a source of sustenance. However, things changed when Harry Harlow discovered a curious fact regarding the role of the mother in the life of monkeys. […]

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Psychology

Social Anxiety: What Would People Think?

November 5, 2020

People often think social anxiety is a negative thing because it is a kind of anxiety. While this anxiety help some people to become successful, others run away from social situations and end up creating more anxiety in their lives. […]

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