Types of Aggression in Children

Physical aggression: A physically aggressive person uses weapons or bare hands to harm another person physically. This person may punch another person in the face or cut someone with a knife. Verbal aggression: A verbally aggressive person humiliates other people verbally. Examples: yelling at other people using foul language, name calling, etc.Passive aggression behaviour is … Read more

Describe and critically evaluate Watson and Rayner’s (1920) study with little Albert.

Introduction Watson and Rayner (1920) investigated classical conditioning, a behaviorist theory of learning. The researchers conditioned fear into little Albert and showed that fear can be learned. This research was ground-breaking as it demonstrated how phobias can be acquired at a young age. Although Albert was psychologically harmed Jones (1924) found fear could be unconditioned … Read more

Personality Types

Whether we realize it or not, we tend to justify someone’s personality based on their birth ranks. This stereotyping of personalities on birth order was first proposed and developed by Alfred Adler on 1964. Some would say that these sterotypes of personalities are purely coincidental, but there are solid psychological reasons why many people fit … Read more

Describe and critically evaluate Watson and Rayner’s (1920) study with little Albert.

Introduction Watson and Rayner (1920) investigated classical conditioning, a behaviorist theory of learning. The researchers conditioned fear into little Albert and showed that fear can be learned. This research was ground-breaking as it demonstrated how phobias can be acquired at a young age. Although Albert was psychologically harmed Jones (1924) found fear could be unconditioned … Read more