Replacement Child

Replacement Child

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Replacement child – The Daily Concept

Painters Vincent van Gogh and Salvador Dali are examples of “resurrected” children, they both had brothers of the same name who died before their birth.  Replacement children are usually over-protected by their parents.

The term replacement child is a term invented in 1964 by psychologists Albert C. Cain and Barbara S. Cain and it refers to a child conceived shortly after the parents have lost another child.

 

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Mentalism

Mentalism

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Mentalism – The Daily Concept

Mentalism is an umbrella term used in psychology that refers to branches of study like mental imagery, consciousness and cognition, branches that concentrate on perception and thought processes.

 

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James–Lange Theory

James–Lange Theory

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James–Lange theory – The Daily Concept

The James-Lange Theory is one of the earliest theories of emotion in modern psychology. Simply put, this theory states that physiological arousal instigates the experience of emotion. The common belief is that the emotion occurs first and then the physiological (bodily) associated response occurs next.

Modern theories and research propose that the experience of emotion is both modulated by both physiological feedback and other information.

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Object Relations Theory

Object Relations Theory

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Object Relations Theory – The Daily Concept

The object relations theory states states that the way people relate to others and situations in their adult lives is shaped by family experiences during childhood. For example, someone neglected or abused in infancy would expect similar behavior from others, these images of people and events turn into “objects” that are used by the subconscious to predict people’s behavior. Later experiences can shape these objects but objects often continue to exert a strong influence throughout life.

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My Top Psychology Books – Reading List

My Top Psychology Books – Reading List

My Top Psychology Books - Reading List
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Flow – The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszenetmihalyi

Mindset – The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

The Moral Animal Why We Are, the Way We by Robert Wright

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson

Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

Thinking, Fast and Slow By Daniel Kahneman

Quiet:The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain