Research Papers/Topics in Counselling And Psychology

Impact of Nursery Education on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja

ABSTRACTThis survey research was conducted to find out the impact of “impact of nursery education on academic performance of primary school pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja. The purpose and seven research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consist of all the primary school students in four selected schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. Though the process of simple random sampling, a total participates in the study. The major instrument used f...

CONFLICT PATTERN AND RESOLUTION IN MARRIAGES AMONG FRESH COUPLES IN OYO WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Lot of factors are responsible for conflict in some homes among which are violence against wife and children which result to broken homes and at times divorce, hence breed criminals and juvenile delinquents in the society. Descriptive survey research design was adopted with a sample size of 100 fresh couples, 50 male and 50 females, three measuring scales were used, five null hypotheses were tested, in which all was significant hence the hypotheses were accepted. To this end it was suggested ...

The Media and Adolescents Risky Behaviour: Implication for Counseling Psychologists

A mass media explosion which occurred in the 20th century revolutionized the way people gain information about their world (Bushman and Anderson, 2001). The  media  plays a central part in the lives of adolescents, as they interact with it on a daily basis in the form of music, television, the Internet, or video games. Media is used for entertainment, information, and communication. Although people do not necessarily seek out violent content, violence is an integral part of the media landsc...

Promoting resilience among Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria as a method of combating psychological disturbance: The case of indigenes of Bakassi in Cross River State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT                                                                    As at 2015, the Internally Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) estimated there are about Two Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. Though some IDPs have returned to their communities between 2016 and 2017 following the intervention of the Nigerian military, escalation of violence in sev...

ETHICS AND ECONOMICS OF HUMAN SEXUALITY: METAPHYSIS OF SEX

Human sexuality plays a major role in everyone's life. Regardless, whether we are young or old, man or woman, American or Nigerian, it is an integral part of what we do and who we are. Human sexuality is the quality of being sexual, or the way people experience and express themselves as sexual beings. This involves biological, erotic, physical, emotional, social, or spiritual feelings and behaviours. Because human sexuality is a broad term, which has varied over time, it lacks a precise...

DOES ATTITUDE INFLUENCE BEHAVIOUR OR VICE VERSA

[ABSTRACTAttitudes are generally positive or negative views of a person, place, thing, or event – this is often referred to as the attitude object. People can also be conflicted or ambivalent toward an object, meaning that they simultaneously possess both positive and negative attitudes toward the item in question (Wikipedia, 2010). Behaviour is the response(s) – the way in which a person, organism, or group responds to a specific set of conditions. While many social psychologists study s...

What I should Know about my Personality (Bashiru E Oyewole)

This is a book on understanding Human personality, from a Psychology point of view. It contains 5 chapters that are all related and accumulates to a moral/motivational conclusion. Thank you and enjoy. 

An Exploration of the International Student's Experiences Coming to Study in One of the UK Universities

                                               Abstract This paper aims to examine circumstances surrounding undergraduate students’ coming from different countries to study in the UK. International students who moved to study in the University of Cumbria participated in the study, using data obtained from online survey making use of open-ended questionnaires. Questions explored the mediating variables which impact place attachment...

Big Five Personality Traits and Interpersonal Relationship

This research focuses on the influence of personality on factors that enhances interpersonal relationship. The research used multiple regression analysis to show the influence of each of the personality traits on interpersonal relationship. 

Indecent Dressing on Campuses of Higher Institutions of Learning in Nigeria: Implications for Counseling

ABSTRACTThis paper looked at indecent dressing, a dress pattern that is common among students of higher institutions of learning in Nigeria particularly, the female ones by examining the various forms that these dresses appear, reasons why these students dress indecently such as poor parenting, peer pressure, wrong use of the Internet, fading values as well as demonic influence among others. The negative consequences of dressing indecently were identified to include rape, prostitution, H...