Kendra Cherry
Cognitive Psychology Theories

What Is the Anchoring Bias?

Anchoring Bias: Key Takeaways What Is the Anchoring Bias? Definition: The anchoring bias is a cognitive bias that causes people

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Personality Theories

Implicit Personality Theory

An implicit personality theory is a theory that people form about the traits, characteristics, behaviors, and personalities of other people.

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Social Psychology Theories

Conformity: Why Do People Conform?

Conformity causes people to change their behavior in order to go along with the rest of the group. Learn why

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Cognitive Psychology

Selective Attention: Definition, Types, and Examples

People are continuously inundated with endless amounts of information. External stimulation, internal thoughts, emotions, and other forces all compete for

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Development Quizzes Self-Improvement

Attachment Style Quiz: What’s Your Attachment Style?

Attachment is an emotional connection between two. Attachment is also an important part of romantic love, so our attachment styles

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Development Theories

How Attachment Styles Form and Impact Your Adult Relationships

Attachment styles are characteristic patterns for how people relate to others in close relationships. According to attachment theory, these styles

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Behavioral Psychology Theories

Schedules of Reinforcement and How They Work

Schedules of reinforcement determine when rewards are delivered and can affect the learning process.

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Theories

Psychology Theories

Many different psychology theories have emerged to explain various aspects of human thought and behavior. Some of these theories are

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Behavioral Psychology Theories

How Operant Conditioning Works With Examples

Operant conditioning is a learning process that utilizes reinforcement and punishment to modify behavior. Learn more about how it works.

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Behavioral Psychology Theories

Classical Conditioning: How It Works and Why It’s Used

Definition: Classical conditioning is a learning process in which a neutral stimulus is paired with another stimulus that nautically produces

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