psychology

Cognitive Load Theory

Introduction Cognitive load is an idea that originates in cognitive psychology and describes the various ‘efforts’ required to learn something – in other words the amount of mental effort being used in the working memory.¬†

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Introduction Abraham Maslow¬†proposed the theory of the Hierarchy of Needs in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review.

Self-Actualisation

Introduction Self-actualisation is the fulfilment of one’s greatest potential.

C.G. Jung

Introduction Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology.

Individuation

Introduction Facilitating individuation is an important component of the Live, Love, Learn approach, originating in the ‘live‘ domain. By this, we mean that it is important for students to reach their full potential – not just within a specific module or course, or even as skilled disciplinarians, but rather as human beings.

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