Motivation and behavior

Introduction Motivation is an intervening variable used to account for factors within the organism that arouse, maintain, and channel behavior toward a goal. It incites to action or serves as an incentive or goal.According to Coleman,” Motivation accounts for not only the direction but also the activation of behavior-the energy mobilized in pursuit of our […]

Self as a determinant

Self as a determinant is an attempt to explain what is self ? It is defined as “me”, “I”,or “self”. Problems that arise during personality development in different stages and ages are interpreted. Self is an active agent in determining one`s own behavior.

General law of cause and effect

Introduction Principle is general law of cause and effect. Is it possible to explain principle ? Yes, it is possible if it is about an individual, planet, sun or stars etc. Here, psychology is concerned with the principle of an individual organism not with the anatomical structure but with the general law of cause and […]

Laws and principles of nature

Introduction Image creditworthy Nature is the whole universe and every created thing. It does mean that laws of nature are universal as every created thing is counted as nature, in that situation, laws of nature belong to each and every thing that was created in accordance with evolutionary factors in time immemorial. It is,further, […]

Heredity and environment

INTRODUCTION. Heredity is the totality of characteristics transmitted from the parents to the offspring. The transmission of genetic characteristics is a function of the CHROMOSOMES and GENES (q.q.v.). The exact mechanism of hereditary transmission was not known until the discovery of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA). It is now believed that the molecules […]