Thematic Apperception Test

Thematic Apperception Test, also known as TAT, was first developed by the American psychologist Henry A. Murray and lay psychoanalyst Christiana D. Morgan in 1930s. The idea for the test emerged after an student of Murray, Cecilia Roberts, enquired to the professor about the possibility of using Henry’s test in a clinical setting to explore the underlying dynamics of her ill son’s personality.

Rorschach Inkblot Test

Rorschach Inkblot Test is the is the most commonly used projective psychological test. The test was first introduced in 1921 by a Swiss psychiatrist called Hermann Rorschach. It is based on the use of inkblots, which is where it acquired the name RT.

Carl Jung Personality Theory

carl-jung

Carl Jung was born in July 26, 1875. The psychologist has been vital in the world of psychology throughout his career, until his death in June 6, 1961.

Gardner's Eight Intelligences

Intelligence was first categorized into different domains by the developmental psychologist Howard Gardner. In his 1983 book, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Gardner first theorized the Multiple-Intelligences Theory. Since then, it has gone on to be one of the primary models of research on the subject matter.

Classical VS Operant Conditioning

Conditioning learning can be divided into two different parts, Classical conditioning and Operant Conditioning.

Meaning and Causes of Forgetting

Forgetting refers to failure to either recall or retain information into present consciousness. All experiences leave traces or after-effects (images) in memory parts of the brain. Failure to retain these traces from the parts of memory is called Forgetting.

Types of Memory

Memory is a much complicated concept than what is generally understood. The general understanding of memory is storing certain information. But, the definition is too vague to be used as a complete definition of memory.

There are different types of memory:

classification of human memory

Sensory Memory

Sensory memory is the part of memory where any information is first registered. Although sensory memory has a large capacity, it corresponds approximately to the initial 200-500 milliseconds after an item is perceived.

Long Term Memory

The memory store that can store larger quantities of information for potentially unlimited duration, sometimes even a whole life span, is called Long-Term Memory. Its capacity is immeasurably large. If you can remember something that happened few days ago, or even years ago, then that piece of information is stored in your long term memory.

Short Term Memory

Short term memory is primary or active memory that is capable of holding small amount of information for a brief period of time. Short term memory is usually capable of storing information for 30 seconds or even less and without rehearsal,

Pages