What is... psychology series

What Is… Victim Blaming

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is victim blaming. I got thinking about this while reading a recent post on domestic violence on Mental Health 360º.  Victim blaming commonly occurs in connection with domestic assault, but also in a variety of other contexts, including… Continue reading What Is… Victim Blaming

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What is... psychology series

What is… Locus of Control

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is locus of control. Locus of control refers to who/what we hold responsible for what happens in our lives.  This concept was first identified by psychologist Julian B. Rotter in 1954.   With an internal locus of control, we… Continue reading What is… Locus of Control