Author: Priyanka Sethia


Before getting to know what Psychology is we should understand first what psychology is not. Psychology is a science and not based on common sense and age hold wisdom. Psychology is not about to predict what others are thinking. After reading psychology we are not only dealing with differently abled person, it is a vast […]

Memory Consolidation and Hippocampus

We have three types of memories: Sensory Memory Short term Memory Long term Memory. CONSOLIDATION Long term memory stores in our brain from days to years and this process is referred to as consolidation. In simple language, Consolidation means gathering something and in terms of psychology Consolidation means gathering the data or the information. With […]

Brain Surgery and Memory Loss (Case Study of H.M.)

Case Study of H.M. (Henry Molaison) Mind:- The most studied mind in the History of Mankind is Henry Molaison’s Mind. His case is all about brain surgery and memory loss. Because of an accident during childhood, H.M. got an internal brain injury. Because of this injury, he was suffering from Epilepsy attacks. His condition became serious […]

Memory And Brain (Neuropsychological Basis of Learning And Memory)

Memory Memory is the ability to take the information and store it in the brain and then recall it when required. Without memory, we can’t learn anything. Memory is broken into three stages: – Brain Brain is the body organ which is situated in the skull. The brain is responsible for various mental processes, control […]

Sternberg Triarchic Theory Of Intelligence

Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence: – This theory of Intelligence is developed by Robert Jeffrey Sternberg. He is an American Psychologist and Psychometrician. As per him, Intelligence is not only to understand the other things, in fact the human is so intelligent he can either adapt to the environment or change the environment as per his needs. […]

Theory of Information Processing- Sternberg Information Processing Approach

Sternberg Information Processing Approach:- Sternberg model suggests that development is skills-based and continuous. Sternberg model is not different for children and adults. In his theory intelligence is comprised of three kinds of information processing components: knowledge acquisition, meta components and performance components. Knowledge Acquisition:-Knowledge Acquisition is acquiring or gathering knowledge to understand things in a […]

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Domain

Bloom’s Taxonomy: – Bloom’s Taxonomy is divided into three domains i.e. Cognitive Domain, Psychomotor Domain, and Affective Domain. Cognitive Domain is used to learn and understand a new skill, Psychomotor domain is used to perform that skill and Affective Domain is all about whether the person enjoying his action or not.  For Example: – To learn […]

Principles of the Information Processing (COGNITIVE INFORMATION PROCESSING)

In simple words, the Information processing means to process any information in that way which is easily understood by any user. In the field of cognitive psychology, information processing is the way to understand human thinking. In the 1940s and 1950s, educators are interested in the study of how humans learn and think about anything. […]

Learning & Memory

LEARNING AND MEMORY: – Learning and Memory are closely related concepts. Learning is acquiring the new knowledge, skill, values and behavior while Memory is the expression of what we have already acquired. Learning and Memory both depend on each other. For Example: -We are learning a new language by studying it, but we are speaking […]


There are 12 basic domains on which the various cognitive theories and techniques are based as per modern world. Cognitive Neuroscience: – Cognitive is the study of mind and Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system. Psychologists try to find the connection between the human mind and the nervous system. Psychologists seeking an explanation […]

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