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The psychological science of relationships – exploring love and romance based on studies not cliches

Psychologists have taken great strides in understanding human relationships as a whole, however, there is much left to be researched and studied regarding the different aspects of man but there are factual truths that have been provided by psychologists in order to serve as a guide for relationships. There are so many clichés with regards [...]

The evaluation of unemployment and job-searching behaviour

The evaluation of unemployment and job-searching behaviour

Unemployment is a serious problem of almost all countries in the world. It signifies many faults like bad economics politics, poverty and bad education management. It also leads to many non-financial problems like social issues and depression. This obviously has a huge influence on job-searching behavior. Basics: Unemployment (or joblessness), as defined by the International [...]

Relations between work group characteristics and effectiveness

Relations between work group characteristics and effectiveness

It is obvious that on the characteristics of a certain group depends their effectivness. Characteristics like creativeness and independence for exaple have a very strong influence on effectivness of employees. Employees are paying serious attention to this relation and trying to use it to better companys’ productivness. Five common themes were derived from the literature [...]

Income and happiness

Income and happiness

”Money doesn’t bring happiness” says an old saying but we all sometimes doubt it. It is very easy to believe that all problems would be solved if we had more money but it is also easy to forget that the best and the most important things in,life cannot be bought with money. Many researches were [...]

Migration patterns and income change

Migration patterns and income change

Migrations can happen for various reasons, because of war, economic reasons as well as personal or even medical reasons. Movement of people leaves trace not only on their lives but also on their environment. In modern times migrations most often happen in search of better income and better life standard. Basics: Migration for work in [...]

Cognitive theories of gender development

Cognitive theories of gender development

It has always been interesting to observe how gender is developed with children. Physical gender characteristics are easily visible from the first day however psychological characteristics take time to develop. Basics: Social cognitive theory, used in psychology, education, and communication, posits that portions of an individual’s knowledge acquisition can be directly related to observing others within the [...]

Emotions and Emotional Communication in Infants

Emotions and Emotional Communication in Infants

Newborns are the biggest happiness to their parents and every single thing about them is of utmost importance. Parents are not only concerned about their babies’ well-being but are also interested in understanding what their baby wants to ‘tell’ them. Basics: Specialized sign language is sometimes used to communicate with infants and toddlers. While infants and toddlers have a desire to communicate [...]