Reading or just going through the headlines of the one’s favorite newspaper is not only a habit but also second nature with most persons.
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Going to the pictures has now become a craze with young people, both boys and girls, and it has been noticed that they often economize on other items of expenditure but they must see films every week, if not twice or thrice a week.
It is difficult to estimate the impact of parental influence on child behaviour pattern, academic achievement, emotional maturity and motivation. The father and the mother influences child in different manners.
With greater interest, the processing of information at the time of learning becomes deeper. At the deepest level, the information is processed semantically, and is linked by a network of associations with various cues in the LTM.
The more meaningful are the materials, the easier the learning and retention. It has been consistently shown that words are better remembered than nonsense syllables, and that the concepts and interpretations of scientific principles are retained better than the factual and separate pieces of information.
Starting from simple conditioning to more complex forms of verbal learning, the learning trials may be massed or distributed. The massed training refers to a situation, in which the learning trials are given in a rapid succession with minimum possible time interval in between trials.
Learning is more effective, and maintained better, if we get some feedback regarding what are the consequences of our activities. If we have to walk to a distant destination, we often stop on the way to assess the distance covered.
In the area of psychological determinants of consumer behaviour, it is seen from the point view of an individual and how buying motives make him to behave this way or that way ever, man is a social animal and, therefore, sociologist and social psychologists have attempted to explain the behaviour of a group of individuals […]
Cultural factors influence social changes. There is an intimate relationship between society and culture. Hence cultural changes involve social change. Cultural factors such as values, attitudes, ideologies, ideas of greatmen etc
The monetary authority while determining the supply of currency and coins must be guided by the general requirements of the economy. The currency component of the money supply, i.e., coins and notes, is influenced by a number of factors as discussed below: