Motivation: Types, Theories and Assessment

The concept of motivation focuses on explaining what “moves” behaviour. In fact, the term motivation is derived from the Latin word ‘movere’, referring to movement of activity. Working, studying, playing and caring are some important daily activities which are considered purposeful. Motives help explain our movement towards the chosen goals.  Hence, motivation is one of the determinants …

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Memory and Forgetting

models of memory forgetting

Memory plays a very important role in our learning and psychological growth. Through memory of our past experiences, we handle new situation it helps us in our relearning, problem solving and thinking. Since memory is central to almost all cognitive processes such as perception, thinking and problem solving, psychologists have attempted to understand the manner in …

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