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

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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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Interpreting Dreams Through Humanistic Sandtray Therapy

23 Apr 2018

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Aaron Glogowski Dr. Michael E. Dunn Swan, K. L., Schottelkorb, A. A. (2013). Interpreting Children’s Dreams Through Humanistic Sandtray Therapy. International Journal of Play Therapy, 22 (3), 119-128. doi: 10.1037/a0033389 Swan and Schottelkorb open this article with a statement on dreams and adolescence. They first not that studies have shown that children as young as three years old are able to recall their dreams. ...

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Assessment Interviews in Therapy

23 Apr 2018

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SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT SOPHIA A. JOHNSON 1. Psychologist in Private Practice Client #1, who is a 28 year old, married, father of a 2 year old and a 6 month old infant, has been referred to our private practice by his office’s free counseling resources. He recently lost a job promotion and also feels overwhelmed at home with a new born baby and all ...

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Intimate Partner Emotional Abuse and PTSD Study

23 Apr 2018

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Abstract The psychological abuse of men by their partners has been acknowledged as an important form of partner abuse in domestic violence research. There is dearth of psychological research on emotional abuse of males by their intimate partners. The sample comprised of 150 males (equal number of married and unmarried/ in an intimate relationship), in the age range of (18-30 years old). Guttman Emotional Abuse Questionnaire ...

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Physical Activity Interventions for Postpartum Depression

23 Apr 2018

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One of the most hazardous occasions for women to indicate depressive symptoms is the period that follows childbirth (Robertson, Celasun & Stewart, 2003). According to http://www.apa.org (2015) the percentage of women that are likely to experience symptoms of postpartum depression ranges between 9% and 16%. According to the same source (http://www.apa.org, 2015) new mothers diagnosed with postpartum depression lose the ability to cope with everyday tasks ...

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Ecological Models in Psychology: Overview and Application

23 Apr 2018

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Ecological models encompass an evolving body of theory and research concerned with the course and conditions that oversee the lifelong course of human development in their actual environment. Following the diagrammatical illustration of Bronfenbrenner’s social ecological theory, is a personal reflection of my childhood as it relates to the five spheres of ecological influence. This is followed by a reflection on the importance of understanding context ...

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Psychology & Christianity: Five Views | Eric L. Johnson

23 Apr 2018

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Review of “Psychology & Christianity- Five Views” by Eric L. Johnson. Title: Psychology & Christianity - Five Views Author: Eric L. Johnson Publisher: InterVarsity Press. (U.S.A.) 2000 Price: £14.37 ISBN: 978-0-8308-2848-7 Introduction: In this book review, I intend to cover the following outcomes: evaluate psychological theories against biblical teaching, discuss the contribution psychology has to make to Christian counselling, assess the compatibility of psychology (research and ...

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Stress: Causes, Effects and Reflection Paper

23 Apr 2018

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LAI Mincong Stress is a common problem that affects us in our daily lives. When we encounter a number of changes, difficulties or challenges in life, for example, change jobs, exams, marital problems, and we will feel pressure. What is Stress? Stress is a state of tension of both physical and psychological phenomenon when we feel there is not enough capacity to meet the ...

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Art Therapy: Benefits and Applications

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Psychology and art therapy might have been in use to heal from thousands of years, for instance, in the 7th century Vaghabhatta in his Ashtanga Hridaya narrates as “Obeisance be, to that unique, unparalleled, rare physician who has destroyed, without any residue, the diseases like lust, anger, greed, arrogance, jealousy, hatred, fear and many such bad emotions” hinting on psychological treatments and awareness that were existing. ...

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Benefits of Music Therapy for Autism Disorder

20 Apr 2018

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Using relevant theories and examples, analyse how music therapy can help to treat autism disorder Outline Introduction: Music therapy is rooted in the work of psychoanalysts (Freud, Jung, and Watzalwick), music teachers (Willems, Dalcroze) allied with in-depth music studies (Schaeffer, Sachs). Definition -Although there are different conceptual models in music therapy, it is possible to distinguish the music practices intended only for sick patients from music ...

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Effect of Interpersonal Touch on Third-party Observers

20 Apr 2018

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Observing Touch Boosts Social Interests Sun Yating   Abstract The goal of this study is to investigate the effect interpersonal touch on third-party observers. Specifically, we aim to test whether observing interactions with touch biases individuals towards social information in their environment. To this end, participants will be presented with prime images that entail touch and no-touch interactions. Primes will be followed by a ...

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Co–occurring Disorders and Their Impact on Addiction

20 Apr 2018

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Deborah A. Young Introduction Comorbidity, is a part of the addiction that is widely overlooked by counselors and those that treat the addicted persons. Meaning that it is more than likely not treated, mainly in part due to the lack of properly trained professionals that can recognize as Capuzzi & Stauffer put it, " for a client to present with a single addiction, without ...

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Psychology Theories for Celebrity Worship and Fandoms

20 Apr 2018

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ATHYNEA BURCHALL Outline and Evaluate what psychological research has shown about celebrity worship and intense fandom. What do you think are the real world implications? The topic of celebrity worship and intense fandom was once a media interest but this new phenomena is now a focus of psychological investigation and has been researched into by social; psychologist. This assignment is going to look into ...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Case Study

20 Apr 2018

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Case Study: Anxiety Answer Sheet Diagnosing Tina Student Name: Robert Gianella Diagnosing Generalized Anxiety Disorder: 1a. Refer to the DSM-IV checklist for generalized anxiety disorder. Which of Tina's symptoms meet any of the criteria? (Be sure to match specific symptoms with specific criteria.) The symptoms that Tina exhibits that meet the criteria of General Anxiety Disorder are potential excessive or ...

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Client Directed Outcome Informed Therapy (CDOI) Analysis

20 Apr 2018

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Taryn Slaughter   Throughout the years, therapies have transitioned through different theories of change, model development and extensive research. For decades evidence based models of therapy were argued to be the best treatment for clients. Whilst therapy programs continued and expanded the rates of success did not. Slowly the perception of traditional models and treatments began to change and therapists began looking for alternatives ...

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Experiment: Attractiveness Halo Effect on Human Faces

20 Apr 2018

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Matriculation Number: 140011607 Partial Research Report Abstract The aim of this report was to test for an attractiveness halo effect on human faces. This experiment was conducted in the University of Dundee and the participants were international undergraduate students of both genders. The independent variable was the level of physical attractiveness, while the dependent variable was the estimated IQ score the participants gave to the male ...

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Cognitive View of Depressive Disorders

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Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic explanation with the cognitive view of depressive disorders. Freud debated that people whose requirements weren’t met during the uttered stage of psychosexual occurrence are exposed to emerging melancholy in maturity because this causes low self-respect and extreme reliance.Persons who are exceptionally reliant on another people are notably expected to arise recession after such a demise. Resentment at the death is vicarious ...

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Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory: A Qualitative Study

20 Apr 2018

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From the time of conception until death, humans undergo incessant changes. One would experience biological, psychological and cognitive changes as one progresses in life. It leads to a change in the way one thinks and behaves. Development is the systematic change that takes place in an individual over the course of life (Shaffer and Kipp 2009: 2). The development of a human being is influenced by ...

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Causes and Effects

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Michael Charvis   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, also known as PTSD, is one of the most widespread, costly, and least understood of the many anxiety disorders. PTSD is a neurotic condition that is linked to stressors of traumatic events. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is normally a delayed response to the unpleasant effects of extreme events of ...

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Self-Evaluations and Organisational Citizenship Behaviour

20 Apr 2018

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Background and Rationale The current research is aimed at identifying whether there is a relationship between an individual’s core self-evaluations and their organisational citizenship behaviour. Core-self evaluations are defined as a personality trait that reflects how an individual views themselves. For example, people who have high core self-evaluations think positively of themselves and are confident in their own abilities. Organisational citizenship behaviour is a term that ...

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Cultural Differences in Psychology: Indigenous Psychology

20 Apr 2018

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Bedia, Ben Joseph People often attribute culture with cultural products such as the food they eat, the music they listen to, the dance that their body imitates and with psychological constructs such as beliefs, values, and norms. But in order to have a deeper understanding of culture, one should dig in to bodies of knowledge such as superstition, history, and language. In understanding culture, one should ...

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Person Centred Therapy: Overview and Analysis

20 Apr 2018

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Person-centered Therapy Ong Khai Lun   Abstract This article discussed about Person-centered Therapy which is developed by Carl Rogers. Carl Rogers who is the Humanistic psychologist believed that there are needs that needed to be fulfilled by individual in order for the wellness of the individual. Person-centered Therapy is developed based on the Humanistic approach in the psychology field. In this article, whole of ...

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Gender Differences in Emotional Responses to Clothing

20 Apr 2018

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Yinong Jiang Contents (Jump to) Abstract Introduction Method Participants Procedure Chapter 1: Exposed skin 1.1 Specific body parts 1.1.1 Upper & front body (neck, shoulder and chest) a) Results b) Discussion 1.1.2 Back a) Results b) Discussion 1.1.3 Leg a) Results b) Discussion 1.2 How short is too short? 1.2.1 Background information 1.2.2 Results Chapter 2: Color 2.1 ...

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Effects of Oestrogen Changes

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Executive function is influenced by oestrogen- in the brain the area associated to executive functions, memory and attention is the prefrontal cortex (Pettit, 2013). As during the female lifespan the levels of oestrogen changes, and the executive functions experiences some issues when these levels are low, for example after childbirth and around menopause (Craig et al., 2008). Although the low levels of oestrogen after childbirth and ...

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Functional Behavioural Assessment Case Study

20 Apr 2018

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Functional Behavioral Assessments for Sean Siobhan L. Healy Introduction Mrs. Valdez, a second grade teacher at Hacienda Elementary School, contacted me via email requesting my services regarding one of her students. Mrs. Valdez would like me to meet with her and several administrators, including the principal of Hacienda Elementary School, to discuss the student’s behavioral issues. The subject of concern is Sean, a 9 year ...

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Child Signalling Difficulty in Emotion Regulation | Theories

20 Apr 2018

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” The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.” Milton, John (1671) Paradise regained book IV. line 220 British born Poet, John Milton compares how we can attempt to predict behaviour of adults by their experience as a child. The interesting use of the weather as a simile depicts how predictions can be made and can unfold to be true; conversely, weather is unpredictable ...

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Multicultural Counseling Conceptualization

20 Apr 2018

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Ilka I. Bryant Inter-group characteristics The term “African American” is used to refer to Americans descendants of the African tribes mainly from the sub-Sahara who came to America as slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries. As it is common with all unique cultural groups there are bound to be different core values, attitudes and beliefs even within the same group. Despite this, there ...

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Naturalistic Observation Research Results

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Observation is categorised as one of the core skills of user research. Naturalistic Observation is a research method that involves observing the subjects in their natural environment without intruding or changing it in any way. The observer is required to carefully watch the naturally occurring behaviour without letting the subjects know that they are being observed. This type of research is advantageous primarily because it permits ...

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Timeline of the History of Psychology

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The History of Psychology Marisa Alexander The development of psychology took place in eras. The contributors of a period provide the next necessary step for improvement of new philosophies sometime discarding all or part of the previous to provide a new perspective. This essay will explore the major contributors from the ancient Greeks to more modern times and demonstrate the improvement over time to ...

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Intervention of Stroop Effect on Color Naming Task

20 Apr 2018

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Dang Su Rene   Abstract The research shows that the intervention of Stroop effect affects the time taken in completing the color naming task. To do this experiment, 248 participants were randomly selected which are half of the participants are Chinese speaking and another half are non-Chinese speaking. The two type of participants will took this experiment. Their result were recorded and shows that ...

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Influence of Age on Self-Description Changes

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Gemma L Sobah   An investigation of self-descriptions in data collected from two children of different ages, and how their age influences the focal point of their self-descriptions using the findings of Rosenberg (1979) Abstract (166 words) This report investigates the self-descriptions of two children in using the findings of Morris Rosenberg (1979). Rosenberg proposed that young children typically describe themselves using physical conditions, ...

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Models of Personality and Effect in Organisations

20 Apr 2018

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Saarthak Sankalp   INDEX Topic (Jump to) Personality Personality Models Predicting Personality with Social Behaviour Importance of Corporate Brand Personality Traits Role of Personality factors in Coping with Organizational Change Challenges and Concerns with Personality Assessment ...

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Relationship Between Activity Level and Happiness

20 Apr 2018

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Correlation Study of the Relationship between Three Variables   Introduction Personality is one of the key things that psychologists assess, and it is comprised of various things. Happiness, activity-level and sociability are key aspects in the life of every person, and they differ from person to person. These are one of the components of a person’s personality, and there are various causes of the differences in ...

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Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) Role and Ethics

20 Apr 2018

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Role Investigation This essay will investigate a vocational role as a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT). It will cover the role, where the role may be needed and will operate, what qualifications are needed to become a SLT, and what psychological theories are used and applied when working as a SLT. The essay will then cover the ethics required of a SLT and the skills needed ...

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Counselling & Psychotherapy Theories Applied | Case Study

20 Apr 2018

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Case Study: Vignette II Bella. H. T. Lam Theories & Systems in Counselling & Psychotherapy My client Scott, who is a 19 years old male, have lost his father for nine months because of the lung cancer. The major problem revealed by his mum was he had become quite and stayed aloof when he is at home. During the previous sessions, he was just looking downward ...

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Music Therapy for Children With Learning Disabilities

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Music therapy: A psychotherapy for the well being of children with learning disabilities Zahra Sultan Somani Music is an inbuilt piece of every culture. The impact of music in children’s lives may be demonstrated through children’s literature in different languages, through lullabies and traditional plays (Dastgheib et al. , 2013). In my opinion, music therapy plays a pivotal role in shaping different domains of ...

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Adolescent Depression: Causes, Effects and Treatments

20 Apr 2018

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Teenage Depression Urooba Fatima   Depression is defined as a medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, unimportant and is often unable to live in a normal way (Merriam-Webster's online Dictionary, n.d.). In 2004 alone, it was reported that 11.2 percent of teens suffered from depression (Depression in Children and Adolescents, n.d. para.1). Symptoms that adolescents tend to show when suffering ...

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Impact of Emotions on Child Cognitive Processing

19 Apr 2018

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Using research findings, critically discuss the impact emotions can have on children’s cognitive processing, social behaviour, and physical health. There are different impact emotions have on children’s cognitive processing, their social behaviour and how it affects children’s physical health. The critical discussion of this topic essay, will be centred on the events relating to children in grief for the passing of a parent, maltreated children, and ...

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Development of Cognition and Language

19 Apr 2018

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Michael Leo Glynn Does a thought need language for it to exist? Research in the area of the development of cognition and language has a long tradition; yet, until recently it has not been possible to ascertain how infants think as they are not able to communicate verbally. It could be argued that language provides concepts ...

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Limitations in Person Centered Therapy

19 Apr 2018

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Group counseling Baldev Singh The person-centered counselor must always remember that the client is a guest within his or her own world of experiences. This first sentence encapsulates the essence of person centered counseling. The person centered therapy can be used in individual and also in group counseling.The therapy gives strength to client or groups to understand themselves and also gives them the opportunity to solve ...

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Capgras Delusion: Impaired Face Recognition Process

19 Apr 2018

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Capgras delusion, the belief that somebody is replaced by an imposer. First, this study examines whether Capgras patients, compared to controls, have an impaired face recognition process. Patients show to be hyporesponsive to familiar faces and show to have a decreased activity in brain areas, such as the prefrontal, lateral temporal and mesial temporal regions. The second part of this study examines the belief reasoning processes ...

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Impact of Parenting Styles: A Review

19 Apr 2018

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Farah Nazneen Impact of Parenting Style in Bangladesh: A Systematic Review Introduction Parents are teachers, guiders, leaders, protectors, and providers for their children. Our behavior, thought, motivation, belief, value, personality etc all are directly or indirectly depend on our parenting style. Research on parenting style is so important to determine the positive impact and negative impact on children. There are mainly four types of parenting ...

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Personality Differences of Adolescents with Working Mothers

19 Apr 2018

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Research proposal on A comparative study on personality of adolescents between working and non - working mother in Bangladesh Shinthia parvin   SUMMARY The present study will conduct to investigate whether there will any difference in personality of adolescence between working or non-working mother in Bangladesh. For this purpose 100 students will take from different areas of Dhaka city where 50 students mother is ...

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Personality and Organizational Commitment Relationship

19 Apr 2018

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Chapter Overview This study will focus on the relationship between personality and organizational commitment. This chapter includes background of the study, problem statement, research question, research objectives, significant of the study and the scope of study as well. In addition, the conceptual and operational definitions of terms are discussed to provide an understanding on their usage in this study. Lastly, this ...

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Factors Influencing Career Transition in Middle Adulthood

19 Apr 2018

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Introduction The article aims to deliver a theoretical model highlighting the factors influencing career transition (CT) of the middle adulthood population on an individual level and challenges faced by them. The factors include personality, job satisfaction, motivation and lifelong employability mindset. This essay will discuss the theoretical perspectives that are crucial to the study and highlights how factors in theoretical model affect and conflict one another. ...

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Behaviour Modification and Cognitive Processes of Learning

19 Apr 2018

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Pillay Sheryl Amanda Ballen   I will be discussing some important procedures which enable learning. Each and every human being learns any kind of behavior during their life span. There is no human being on earth who does not undergo the process of learning. There are various learning methods through which we obtain beliefs, approaches and skills (Skinner, 1971, cited in Ryckman,2013, p. ...

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Effect of Sleep Quality on IQ Experiment

19 Apr 2018

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Project Report Title: Do sleeping qualities affect IQ? Abstract As sleep is so important that we cannot live without, there must be some reasons. Research has proven that it is associated with many other aspects of our lives such as IQ and mood. It is a process to maintain the wellbeing of our internal functioning and an activity that we necessitate, not an option. The present ...

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Case Study: Challenges to Healthy Ageing

19 Apr 2018

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Triumphs and Challenges in Healthy Aging Stacey Obispo   Everyone has got a story. Your story along with everyone else’s’ develops as you advance through life. Research theorist have studied the stories of different people and have concluded that a persons’ story develops based on; their personal characteristics, the environment in which they live, time, relationships that they have, life transitions encountered and social ...

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Memory as a Constructive and Active Process

19 Apr 2018

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Memory is a constructive and active process. Evaluate this claim. Simon Andrew Agnew To evaluate the notion that memory is a constructive process an assessment of some of the research[p1] on the exploration of memory is required. Brace and Roth (2007) argue that memory is a constructive and active process rather than a “passive mechanism for recording external information” (Brace and Roth, 2007, ...

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Comparison of Erikson & Kohlberg's Developmental Theories

19 Apr 2018

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Name the chosen significant developmental aspects and stages of your adult life & identify key aspects of each of the two developmental theories Adult development refers to psychological and social changes in an human life. These changes could be fast and gradual. Changes occur at the cellular level and are partially explained by biological theories of adult development and aging. (Hayflick, 1998). These biological changes are ...

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Environmental and Consumer Influences Analysis

19 Apr 2018

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Introduction When purchasing an item, there are a number of factors that influence the final decision of the buyer. Whether it is a good or a service, there is a process that drives an individual to go for an item and forego the other. He or she takes an evaluation of the product in regard to the market potential before buying, during the action of buying, ...

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The Complexity of Memory: Literature Review

19 Apr 2018

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Wynham Guillemot I. The first article that I decided summarize is labeled: The Production Effect: Costs and Benefits in Free Recall. The Research report was written by Angela C. Jones of John Carroll University and Mary A. Pyc of Washington University in St. Louis. It is found in the 2014 edition of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. This experiment was ...

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Creating Items and Response Scales

19 Apr 2018

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The major issues in creating items and response scales are to determine the types of survey scales to use. The primary function of the survey scale is to allocate weight and to provide significance to the answers collected. If a scale does not exist than there’s no means to qualify the answers on any particular survey and the entire process becomes like calculating calories without a ...

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Research on Piaget's Developmental Psychology Theory

19 Apr 2018

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The great contribution of Jean Piaget on developmental psychology is undoubtedly. However, in the past 30 years, there are a number of study criticism his suggestion, which the infant younger than six months do not have the permanent object concept. What follows is a discussion of examining when infant would acquire object concept. First, it will explain the proposition of Piaget on this topic. Then, it ...

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Research on Effects of Sibling Birth on Jealousy

19 Apr 2018

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The Birth of a Sibling: Companion or Competition? Samantha A. Sang Sibling relationships that develop a balance of nurturance and conflict can provide numerous learning opportunities for young children (Volling, McElwain, & Miller, 2002). For instance, children can learn other’s perspectives, learn different strategies to resolve conflict, as well as learn to regulate their own emotions. Specifically, younger siblings who experience a balance of ...

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Ethical Issues in Emotional Intelligence Research

19 Apr 2018

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Emotional intelligence   Abstract This paper tries to explore major aspects of emotional intelligence (EI), based on the book the emotionally intelligent workplace by Cherniss and Goleman. In this paper various aspects of EI are examined including various methods emotional intelligence can be applied in solving misunderstandings between two colleagues working in a company together with addressing the discomforts caused by the misunderstanding among them. Various ...

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Drug Induced Schizophrenia: Causation Analysis

19 Apr 2018

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Drug Induced Schizophrenia Often, when people associate schizophrenia with individuals most people very seldom understand that this mental illness disorder can be associated with the abuse of illegal drug use. The impact that drug induced schizophrenia has on the user and the repercussions from the extension of the emotional hardships brought upon the user’s family are staggering. This paper will set in place an understanding of ...

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University Peer Selection and Influences of Social Support

19 Apr 2018

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Phase 1 – Peer selection and influence of perceived social support of university students: do connections matter? Background Perceived social support has been shown to be an important predictor of psychological disturbance where individuals are exposed to distressing stimuli such as earthquakes (Xu et al, 2013) and war (Besser & Neira, 2012). Additionally, perceived social support has also been shown to an important predictor in school ...

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Metabolic Syndrome and Depression in Police Officers

19 Apr 2018

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Laurie Cyr-Martel Introduction Approximately 780,000 sworn police officers are accounted for in the United States, (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor 2014) and one out of eight officers are female. (U.S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Justice Statistics 2007) The literature also supports that law enforcement is one of the most demanding professions in our country. (Marmar, C., McCaslin, S., Metzler, T., ...

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Multiple Sclerosis: Therapeutic Options Effectiveness

19 Apr 2018

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Effectiveness and Controversies of Disease Modifying Treatments (DMTs) Pharmacists consider Type I Interferons (IFNs) a safe long-term treatment option for RRMS and they have widely used IFNs in the past two decades. The activity of Interferon-Beta (IFNB) is similar to that of the interferon produced by the body. Studies indicate that they have the ability to reduce the rate of relapse compared to placebos. However, based ...

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Treatment Intervention to Improve Sleeping Habits

19 Apr 2018

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Individual Assignment: Bad Sleeping Habits Koh Ke Mian   Bad Sleeping Habits According to Carskadon and Dement (2011), sleep is both combinations of physiologic and behavioral processes. When sleeping, the awareness to environment stimuli will decrease (Carskadon & Dement). On the other hand, National Institutes of Health (2011) had stated that sleep is just for your brain and body to shut down. People always ...

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Differences Between Classical and Operant Conditioning

19 Apr 2018

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Learning is a constant process moulding our behaviour from pre-birth to death enabling humans to attain an understanding of the world. This area of psychology has been studied since the late nineteenth century by Ivan Pavlov with his classical conditioning theory (learning by association), the early twentieth century with Burrhus Skinner’s composition of operant conditioning (linking a certain behaviour to a certain repercussion of demonstrating such ...

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Methods for Increased Discernment of Deception

19 Apr 2018

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Getting to the Truth A Review of Information Gathering for the Purpose of Establishing the Veracity of Certain Events with Recommendations for Application In consideration of the not simply punishing the guilty but in addition, for the purpose of the prevention of further crime, law enforcement officials have a significant need for information from witnesses and suspects. This information must, above all, be accurate and it must ...

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Mental Health and Care in the Community

19 Apr 2018

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"The issue of the mental health of the patient is complex and value-laden. Paternalism and autonomy interests confront difficulties of definition, diagnosis and the impact of labelling. Paternalism dictates intervention, and that the human right of autonomy be minimalist". (Davies, M., Medical Law, Blackstone Press Limited, 1996, p.182). Discuss critically. Within mental health issues there has always been a large degree of paternalism. Healthcare professionals and ...

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Steps to Overcoming Depression and Developing Healthy Habits

19 Apr 2018

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Joyce Mae Alyssa R. Mandanas Overcoming depression have three major steps, these includes understanding your depression, improving your life, and developing healthier habits. Introduction “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33. This bible verse says that, in our life, we’ll ...

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Can False Memories be Implanted?

19 Apr 2018

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Ajantha Uvaraju Abstract This study is to find out that is it possible for memory to be implanted in students. It is hypothesized if the memory constructed for implanting is highly a plausible event then it is more likely for creation of false memory to occur. Thirty participants of first year Monash University students are recruited. Each of them is accompanied with a partner ...

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