Psychological Analysis of Five Movies in 2800 Words

Synopsis: An analysis of a variety of psychological concepts employed in film from Trauma and Delusions to Stigmas and the Psychological distress experienced by one’s support system. Introduction: Film has always been an evocative way to introduce huge swathes of people to psychological concepts that require their own space in colloquial discourse. It encourages empathy … Read more

What is an Observational Research: Steps, Types, Pros and Cons

Observational research refers to qualitative and non-experimental studies that seek to systematically observe, record, and analyse a particular society, culture, behaviours and attitudes. It is non-experimental in its observation as it does not manipulate any variables. The steps are undertaken in conducting Observation research usually include: (Bailey, 1994) Observational Research is typically dichotomized on the basis … Read more

Orientalism: A Critical Introduction & Analysis

Synopsis: Edward Said’s groundbreaking work ‘Orientalism’ critically analyses the western construction and interpretation of the orient, its subsequent biases, and imperialist tendencies What is Orientalism? The orient refers to eastern (most often colonized nations), most notably the Middle East and all of Asia. Edward Said’s most prominent work ‘Orientalism (1978)’ which set the foundation for … Read more

Utopian Socialism: Origin, Characteristics, Experiments, Critique

Introduction to, Origin and History of Utopian Socialism: In 1515, Thomas More conceptualised an atheistic and communist republic in his novel, ‘Utopia.’ Utopia [ou-topos = not place] has come to denote a vision of an ideal and flawless society. [ou-topos = not-place] The etymology of this word which literally translates to a place that doesn’t … Read more

Ability Grouping: Meaning, Advantages, and Disadvantages

Ability grouping refers to the grouping of students based on their academic abilities, aptitudes, and achievements. Students are sorted into groups and taught according to their varying academic abilities. sorting students into levels based on their ability or achievement in the classroom. Groups are most often categorized into high, average and low groups although this … Read more