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Learning Memory Development Techniques
by Kokuj1n. Many a times you read a book and when you close the book and try to recollect what you have read, you are blank. Therefore, you need to know the capacity of your working memory, strategies, metamemory, and content. One can have memory problems like i...
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Your Perception Can Help Or Deceive Your Memory
by Martin Mak. Our perception of things depends on our experiences.? If we have not already stored something in our memory, the brain might store some new information in the wrong way; sometimes deceiving us.Has this ever happened to you” You are waiting at a bus...
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What is Memory Retention?
by Greg Frost. There are many ways of classifying the human mind and itsability to retain information. One of the most often used classifications arebased on the duration of memory retention, specifically the sensory, short termand long term memory. Short term memo...
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Great Tips to Develop a Photographic Memory
by Greg Frost. You envy the guy at work who has a photographic memory, orperhaps, a friend who never forgets a name. Or maybe you’re tired of alwaysfumbling around to match the right face to the right name. Not only doesintelligence matter in getting ahead in lif...
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Problem Solving and Memory
by Martin Mak. Very often, you will encounter situations in your daily life or career where you have to solve extensive problems with many relatively simple steps.? With some logical preparation, you can make your work flow much more smoothly.How do you proceed in ...
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Long-term Memory Creation
by Yovan P. Putra. The latest research from Harvard University, happens to be related to my up coming book related to memory and learning, "Memori & Pembelajaran Efektif (ISBN 979-543-723-2)" (published in Bahasa Indonesia).Creating Long-Term Memory (LTM) related to ch...
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More on Long-term Memory Creation
by Yovan P. Putra. When we study about memory in organism, we can use different point of view. We can study the memory using the cognitive psychology, cognitive neurology or any other standpoints. From the perspective of cognitive psychology, at least we can group mem...
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Graphology - Unlish ur inner personality
by Nilesh Gore. || Graphology - Unlish ur inner personality ||By Nilesh Gore :- ng411002@rediffmail.comhttp://www.brendynamics.com/grEverybody wants to know more about peoples inner personality, Especially peoples with whom you are dealing and peoples whom you like,...
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What is Personality?
by Sam Vaknin. In their opus magnum "Personality Disorders in Modern Life", Theodore Millon and Roger Davis define personality as: "(A) complex pattern of deeply embedded psychological characteristics that are expressed automatically in almost every area of psychol...
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Narcissism and Personality Disorders
by Sam Vaknin. During our formative years (6 months to 6 years old), we are all "narcissists". Primary Narcissism is a useful and critically important defense mechanism. As the infant separates from his mother and becomes an individual, it is likely to experience g...
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The Construct of Normal Personality
by Sam Vaknin. Personality disorders are dysfunctions of our whole identity, tears in the fabric of who we are. They are all-pervasive because our personality is ubiquitous and permeates each and every one of our mental cells. I just published the first article in ...
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Cluster B Personality Disorders
by Sam Vaknin. The DSM-IV-TR (2000) defines a personality disorder as: "An enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations the individuals culture (and is manifested in two or more of his or her areas of mental life:) ...
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Common Features of Personality Disorders
by Sam Vaknin. Psychology is more an art form than a science. There is no "Theory of Everything" from which one can derive all mental health phenomena and make falsifiable predictions. Still, as far as personality disorders are concerned, it is easy to discern comm...
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Axes of Personality Disorders
by Sam Vaknin. Personality disorders are like tips of icebergs. They rest on a foundation of causes and effects, interactions and events, emotions and cognitions, functions and dysfunctions that together form the patient and make him or her what s/he is. The DSM us...
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria
by Sam Vaknin. The Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is not a new psychological construct. In previous centuries it was called "egotism" or "megalomania". It is an extreme form of pathological narcissism. The Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is one of ...
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Clinical Features
by Sam Vaknin. Clinical Features of the Narcissistic Personality Disorder Opinions vary as to whether the narcissistic traits evident in in infancy, childhood, and early adolescence are pathological. Anecdotal evidence suggests that childhood abuse and trauma infli...
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The History of Personality Disorders
by Sam Vaknin. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the French psychiatrist Pinel coined the phrase "manie sans delire" (insanity without delusions). He described patients who lacked impulse control, often raged when frustrated, and were prone to outbursts o...
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Prevalence and Comorbidity
by Sam Vaknin. What is the Difference between Healthy Narcissism and the Pathological Kind? In my book "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited", I define pathological narcissism as: "(A) life-long pattern of traits and behaviors which signify infatuation and ob...
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Schizoid Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. Schizoids enjoy nothing and seemingly never experience pleasure (they are anhedonic). Even their nearest and dearest often describe them as "automata", "robots", or "machines". But the schizoid is not depressed or dysphoric, merely indifferent. Schiz...
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Histrionic Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. This immediately raises the question: Is this a real mental health disorder or a culture-bound syndrome which reflects the values of a patriarchal and misogynistic society? A man with similar traits is bound to be admired as a "macho" or, at worst, l...
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Avoidant Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. As a result, they are shy and socially inhibited. Aware of their real (and, often, imagined) shortcomings, they are constantly on the lookout, are hypervigilant and hypersensitive. Even the slightest, most constructive and well-meant or helpful criti...
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Borderline Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. Some scholars say that it is a culture-bound pseudo-syndrome invented by men to serve a patriarchal and misogynistic society. Others point to the fact the lives of patients diagnosed with the disorder are chaotic and that the relationships they form ...
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Codependence and the Dependent Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. Before we proceed to study the Dependent Personality Disorder in our next article, we would do well to clarify these terms. Codependents Like dependents (people with the Dependent Personality Disorder), codependents depend on other people for their e...
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Schizotypal Personality Disorder
by Sam Vaknin. Do you believe in the immaculate conception of the Virgin Mary and in the resurrection of her son? Then you are merely a religious person.In other words, it is OK to believe in certain "supernatural" phenomena just because such beliefs are socially a...
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Five Factor Personality Model
by Sam Vaknin. The Five Factor Model was suggested by two researchers, Costa and McCrae, in 1989. The designers of previous factor models sifted through bulky dictionaries and came up with thousands of words to describe human nature in all its variability. Not so t...
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