Perceptive Fields and the Hermann Grid Illusion

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Measuring Perceptive fields using the Hermann Grid Illusion Lachlan Cox   Abstract This study looks at how displacement of the fovea changes how the Hermann Grid illusion is shown at different bar widths. The first hypothesis was that the bar width at which the illusion was maximal would increase with increased eccentricity. The second hypothesis was the bar width at which the illusion would ...

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An Effect of Mood-induced Emotions on Forgetting

23 Apr 2018

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An effect of mood-induced emotions on forgetting non-retrieved personal autobiographical memories Demet Ay Abstract Retrieval-induced forgetting (RIF) will be investigated with emotional material. Autobiographical memory as a material for presented paradigm gains importance in terms of its emotional component. There are controversial findings about effect of emotional valence on RIF effect between psychological disorder people and control group. While having inhibitory deficit disorder might be related ...

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The Effect of Sleep on Memory

23 Apr 2018

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Human tend to forget things. Hermann Ebbinghaus is one of the psychologist to study the topic of forgetting. Forget is a gift to the human because if human remember every single event and phenomena that occurs in the daily life, they will suffer a lot. They will remember the feeling of pain and sadness of losing someone who is important to them forever. Forgetting does not ...

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Informed Consent in Treatment

23 Apr 2018

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Danelle J. Hollenbeck   Introduction Informed consent is an ethical idea or concept which clients must understand and agree to prior to receiving an assessment, treatment, etc. This paper explores informed consent in treatment and confidentiality. It explores why it is important to acquire informed consent and maintain confidentiality when providing treatment. Due to restrictions in length of the paper, I will not focus ...

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Alien Hand Syndrome: Causes and Effects

23 Apr 2018

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Nia Helyar What is Alien Hand Syndrome and why does it occur? Discuss in relation to one or more case studies. Alien hand syndrome is an intermittent involuntary disorder whereby the hand acts of its ‘own free will’. However, alien hand syndrome is not consistently or precisely defined. Alien hand syndrome describes complex, goal-directed activity in one hand that is not voluntarily initiated by ...

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Effect of Background Environment on Learning and Recognition

23 Apr 2018

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The effect of background environment on the learning and recognition of Chinese numeric characters Abstract Previous researches on human memory found that the context present at learning and testing can have a significant impact on how well information is remembered, suggesting that information learned in one context is better recalled when the same context is reinstated during testing (McGeoch, 1932; Godden &Baddeley, 1975; Schwabe& Wolf, 2009). ...

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Five Perspective on Personality: Comparison and Analysis

23 Apr 2018

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Compare and Contrast the Five Perspective on Personality Indicating the Strengths and Weakness of Each Approach Tiara A.   "We know what we are but not what we may be." Ophelia in Hamlet According to Guralnik (1987), personality is defined as the quality or fact of being a person or a particular person. Guralnik also defines personality as distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered ...

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Depression: Neurobiological and Neuropsychological Models

23 Apr 2018

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A correlation of Neurobiological and Neuropsychological cognitive model toward Depression Abstract Depression is a chronic illness that has stirred centuries of debate regarding its mechanism. Notwithstanding the sharp contrast among theories that have been proposed to explain the underlying source of depression from different perspectives, all of them accept the fact that it affects body, mood and even thoughts of individuals and as World Health organization ...

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Male Lung Cancer Patients Social Support and Death Anxiety

23 Apr 2018

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Rajput Nitu   Abstract One of the major challenges faced by India is the rapid growth of lung cancer and its divesting impact upon human life. The lung cancer patients suffering from severe death anxiety and also needs a lot of social support. The present investigation has been undertaken in order to study the social support and death anxiety of lung cancer patients in ...

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Coaching Session Using the GROW Model

23 Apr 2018

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This study looks to conduct a coaching session with one individual. In order to do this effectively, a range of coaching techniques will be drawn upon using empirical research. As this study cannot cover all areas of coaching research, we will only focus on areas that will directly influence the implementation of the coaching session and therefore topics have been carefully chosen to suit the GROW ...

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What is the Effect of Video Games on Society?

23 Apr 2018

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Is playing video games great or terrible? It might be both. Video games are scowled upon by parents as time-wasters, and more regrettable, some training specialists imagine that these diversions degenerate the cerebrum. Violent video games are effectively faulted by the media and a few specialists as the motivation behind why some youngsters get vicious or submit compelling against social conduct. But numerous researchers and therapists ...

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Effects of Alzheimer's On Response Times

23 Apr 2018

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John C. Hemby Physiological Psychology Dr. Colleen Miron There are many advances in science that has allowed us to understand, cope and in some cases treat certain diseases of the brain. However, there is much we still do not know about many of them. Alzheimer’s would be one of these disorders. The text states that Alzheimer’s is defined as a persistent, degenerating disorder that inhibits the ...

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Attitude Formation: Cognitive Consistency and Inconsistency

23 Apr 2018

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Minahil Meher   Attitude Formation Many of our views are acquired in situations in which we interact with or observe the behaviour of others, called social learning. Such learning can be acquired through several processes, which in turn help us form attitudes. Classical Conditioning: Learning based on Association The evoking of an attitude by the association of an unconditioned stimulus with a neutral conditioned stimulus is ...

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Erikson’s Theory of Life Stages Development: Analysis

23 Apr 2018

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Aminat Lawal TAQ 1: 2.1 Draw a table similar to the one below and identify the life stages from adolescence onwards in an individual’s life, showing the evidence for each of the stages Ages Identify Erikson’s Life stages Describe the characteristics of these life stages 0 – 2 Trust vs Mistrust ...

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Behaviour Therapy for Child Sleep Disorder

23 Apr 2018

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Aims: Outlines the nature of behavioural aspects of children’s sleep and how these might be addressed by behaviour therapy. Clinical considerations concerned with the use of behavioural therapy are also highlighted. Consider behavioural aspects (ie, learned behaviours) and their relevance for our understanding of children’s sleep patterns and management of their sleep disorders. Increase awareness of how behavioural factors may play a role in the ...

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Role of Media as a Tool of Learning: Agenda Setting Theory

23 Apr 2018

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Chapter 3 Theoretical Framework Theoretical framework of the study is a structure that can hold or support a theory of research work. It presents the theory which explains why the problem under study exists. Thus, the Theoretical Framework is but a theory that serves as a basis for conducting research. Theoretical Framework of this study has been chosen on the basis of the considered judgment of ...

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Concepts of Disaster Myths in Disaster Research

23 Apr 2018

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Disaster myth is one of the most component in disaster research. Disaster myth is a significant part of disaster research. It not only contains important characteristic of this field but also affects other element in disaster research. It merits the attention of many researcher. To have a deep understanding of disaster myth, a broad view of disaster research should be taken into account. Definition: The issue ...

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Theories for the Development of Expertise

23 Apr 2018

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The Nature or Nurture of Expertise Historically, expertise has been strongly correlated with inherent ability. Experts were thought to be “born” and required training only to reach their highest level of performance. This was based on ideas by Galton (1869 as cited by Macnamara et al (2014)), a geneticist, who noted that excellence in the arts and sciences tended to run within families. However, this theory ...

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Little Albert and David Reimer: Ethical Analysis

23 Apr 2018

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Ethics Essay Introduction All psychological studies focusing on human being needs to obtain ethical approval by the Psychology Research Ethics Committee. Psychologist wishing to conduct a research/study must first submit a filled in form of psychology ethics committee application cover page, write up a detail proposal describing the research process and attach any supporting documents. These steps are compulsory prior to research in order to protect ...

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Cognitive Learning Theory: An Overview

23 Apr 2018

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Cognitive Learning Theory Using Thinking to Learn The Cognitive Learning Theory explains why the brain is the most incredible network of information processing and interpretation in the body as we learn things. This theory can be divided into two specific theories: the Social Cognitive Theory (SCT), and the Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT). When we say the word “learning”, we usually mean “to think using the brain”. ...

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Concepts of Abnormal Behaviour

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1.1 Normal behavior is known as behavior that is widely accepted as the prescribed norms of a particular society. For example, it is normal for an American to greet someone by shaking hands. Adhering to normal behavior satisfies individuals’ need to fit into society. The ability to behave normally also allows one to fulfill the innate need to interact with others. Abnormal behavior contrasts normal behavior ...

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Postnatal Depression and Social Exclusion

23 Apr 2018

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An essay Structural Requirements : The essay must include: What postnatal depression is; What is Post Natal Depression? Postnatal depression is a discrete clinical entity which appears to have a number of different aetiological factors. It does not appear to be greatly influenced by geography (Affonso et al 2000), or culture (Oates et al, 2004). A typical rate for detection of postnatal depression is quoted as ...

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Relaxation Therapy: Intervention Evaluation

23 Apr 2018

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Part Two: Report and Discussion of Therapeutic Intervention Reflection on Feedback from Part 1 The discussion around the implementation of relaxation therapy in the chosen setting was quite detailed, because there were a number of people who raised issues which were important for managing the implementation. The first issue raised was the nature and type of the relaxation, which also related to a discussion of expertise ...

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Parental Relationships and Father Absence Association Study

23 Apr 2018

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Table of Results. Mate Preference Measures Father Absent (mean) Father Present (mean) U Sig Time Of First Sexual Intercourse 10.63 10.99 1440.5 .189 Mating Strategies 7.34 8.30 1589.5 .631 ...

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Systematic Review of the Mental Health Review Tribunal

23 Apr 2018

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A Systematic Review of the Mental Health Review Tribunal: Processes, Roles and Impact   1. What is the Mental Health Review Tribunal? The Mental Health Review Tribunal is a collection of independent judicial bodies that aim to review the cases of suitable applicant patients who have been appropriately detained under the Mental Health Act 1983[1]. Following strict guidelines and statutory criteria for discharge, collectively, members of ...

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Heinz Kohut's Theories and Practice

23 Apr 2018

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Heinz Kohut: The Man and His Work Although not as well known as his contemporary Sigmund Freud, Heinz Kohut is equally famous among his peers for his exploration of narcissism and the client’s need for empathy and understanding from his or her therapist. The aim of this paper is to describe the theory and practice of Heinz Kohut and his influence over the author’s practice, both ...

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Behavioural and Cognitive Approaches to Learning

23 Apr 2018

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Compare and contrast two perspectives in psychology and the ways in which they study learning. Illustrate you answer with specific research examples from Chapter 3 of Book 1. There are a number of perspectives regarding psychology that explore the nature of learning. However, for this assignment the two perspectives chosen are the behavioural approach to learning and the cognitive approach to learning. The behavioural approach to ...

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Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Treatment Strategies

23 Apr 2018

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1. TREATMENT OF ASPD BY PHARMACOLOGICAL MEANS Treatment of antisocial personality disorder by pharmacological means is notoriously difficult, mainly because of the problems with non-compliance due to the side effects of the medication at doses high enough to produce a therapeutic response. A recent paper by Walker has claimed spectacular results from Quetiapine which reduced symptoms of irritability, impulsivity, and aggressiveness together with improvements in hostility ...

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Unconscious Communication and Defence Mechanisms

23 Apr 2018

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According to Frayne[1] unconscious communication is one of the three types of communication, the other two being conscious and preconscious. To the clinician, it is critical to understand the full nature of unconscious communication, defence mechanisms and the manner in which these interact in the therapeutic environment[2]. The therapeutic environment is often prey to issues of transference, countertransference and a multitude of defence mechanisms. As a ...

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Major Depressive Disorder Assessment Strategies

23 Apr 2018

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Introduction The mental health problem that I have selected is Major Depressive Disorder. This can be recognized by low mood, low self-esteem and loss of pleasure in normal activities. This is known by many names such as clinical depression, unipolar depression and major depressive disorder. The symptoms interfere with all areas of a person’s life- personal, social and economic and are experienced most days and have ...

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Effect of Violent Video Games on Teenager Behaviour

23 Apr 2018

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Maria Alejandra Urroz Gaitán Topic: What Effect Does Playing Violent Video Games Has on Teen’s Behavior Introduction: “No other sector has experienced the same explosive growth as the computer and video game industry. Our creative publishers and talented workforce continue to accelerate advancement and pioneer new products that push boundaries and unlock entertainment experiences. These innovations in turn drive enhanced player connectivity, fuel ...

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Effects on an Individual's Worldview: A Reflection

23 Apr 2018

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MY WORLDVIEW: REFLECTION PAPER Osvaldo Santos TABLE OF CONTENTS (Jump to)   How do we relate to people? The “isms” Naturalism Deism Existentialism Islamism How To Deal With The “Isms” How My Education Connects to My Worldview The Constructivism Approach My Worldview As Leader   Conclusion Reference list How do we relate to people? The “isms” Many “isms” are presented as a form to ...

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Matson Evaluation of Social Skills with Youngsters-II

23 Apr 2018

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The Matson Evaluation of Social Skills with Youngsters-II (MESSY-II) and Its Adaptation for Iranian Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability Bakhtiyar Karami, Mojtaba Gashool, Shoaib Ghasemi, Hamid Alizadeh Abstract The aim of the present study was to evaluate the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Matson Evaluation of Social Skills with Youngsters-II (MESSY-II)in a community population in Iran. The Iranian version of the MESSY-II was ...

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Effects of Hypnosis on Pain Reduction

23 Apr 2018

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Psychology is defined “as the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes” (Coon & Mitterer, 2012, p.14). One of the widely circulated common sense beliefs is that hypnosis is a technique that is useful in reducing a person’s perception of pain. Hypnosis is “an altered state of consciousness characterized by narrowed attention and increased suggestibility” (Coon & Mitterer, 2012, p. 221). The history of hypnosis originated ...

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Effect of Gender Labels on Infants

23 Apr 2018

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INFANT PERCEIVED GENDER AND ADOLESCENTS’RATING Table of Contents (Jump to) INTRODUCTION LITERATURE REVIEW RECENT RESEARCHES METHOD PARTICIPANTS: DESIGN/LAYOUT: MATERIAL UTILIZED: PROCEDURE RESULTS DISCUSSION PART ONE: Psychological Observational Measure • Name of the instrument/Scale/Measure/Inventory/Checklist: The research is available on the debate: Infant perceptions and adolescents’ ratings • Behavior measured: Psychological research has been proposed. • Author: • Date of publication: 19.01.2014 • Time of administration: 05:00 PM ...

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