Category: Psychology

Global Workspace Theory of Consciousness

Global Workspace Theory¬†of Consciousness Consciousness is a concept that contains a multitude of various theories and concepts associated with awareness and attention (Sternberg, Sternberg, & Mio, 2012). Consciousness, when formulated with attention consists of two moderate sets that overlap and encompass casual roles in cognition. This overlapping in cognition consists of three purposes, which include…

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

Comparison of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Motivation is not only essential to human behavior, but is also relevant to what motivates individuals to change certain positive or negative behaviors (Repovich, 2014). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are important components to human motivation and explore human motivation for particular activities (Repovich, 2014). Researcher Wendy Repovich (2014) categorizes…

Is Food Addiction Relevant to Substance Addiction

Is Food Addiction Relevant to Substance Addiction Is Food Addiction Relevant to Substance Addiction Obesity has become a global epidemic that has effected not only the populations overall quality of life, but as also impacted international economies (Avena, Gold, Kroll, & Gold, 2012). The prevalence of the United States Obesity Rate has jump significantly from…

Nature vs. Nurture: A Gender Debate on Gender Differences

Nature vs. Nurture: A Gender Debate on Gender Differences Gender differences is an ongoing debate which contains arguments that gender differences are caused by different biological, or social differences. Both arguments are filled with controversy and have been subjected to different theories that have stemmed from various research with an attempt to articulate and explain…

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