accepting uncertainty

Advice for Managing Anxiety through Accepting Uncertainty

In today’s article we are going to advise on how to accept uncertainty from a cognitive behavioural perspective. Accepting uncertainty is taught throughout cognitive behavioural therapies (CBT) and can be…

creativity and emotional intelligence

Creativity and Emotional Intelligence

This article evaluates creativity and emotional intelligence in psychology. Looking at the theories behind how creativity and intelligence can be measured and some of the issue that can arise. Creativity…

cognitive psychology

Broader Theories of Intelligence

This articles continues with the topic of intelligence in cognitive psychology. Assesses the broader theories of intelligence through the work of Gardner and Sternberg. Previous articles introducing and defining the…


Types of Intelligence

Today’s article follows on from the ‘Introduction to Intelligence‘ and goes further into the different types of intelligence; crystallised vs fluid. We’ll explore the information processing approach and lastly Carroll’s…


Introduction to Intelligence

In this article we are going to explore the topic of intelligence in psychology. Defining what is intelligence, who the original theorists were and touching on a few different approaches….

Dissociative Disorders

Memory Disorders: Understanding Dissociative Disorders

In this article we are continuing with the series of memory disorders in cognitive psychology. Specifically understanding dissociative disorders of memory; what they are and how they affect cognition. We’ll…



In this article we are going to explore the topic of attention by understanding the cognitive processes involved and the many theories surrounding this. Cognition is a complex and multi-faceted…

retrograde amnesia

Memory Disorders: Retrograde Amnesia

Next in the current series of understanding more about how we store memories and types of memory disorders occur this article is focusing on retrograde amnesia. Exploring different theories behind…


Memory Disorders: Anterograde Amnesia

In this article introduces memory disorders; specifically anterograde amnesia. Using one of the most famous case studies of amnesia; the case of HM Henry Gustav Molaison (1926-2008). POST-TRAUMATIC AMNESIA (PTA) Most…

memory storage

How do we store memories?

This article is going to explore areas of cognitive psychology; how do we store memories? By exploring the different areas of the brain involved in memory storage, episodic memory and…