Interpersonal Relationship Research "Dependence Regulation"

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Abstract In this paper we are going to dig into Interpersonal Relationship with us focusing on Dependence Regulation. The introduction section provides a brief overview and detail explanation about Dependence Regulation in terms of psychology and sociology. Secondly, the paper will provide a look into the background and history. Third, we will see case studies along with how it impacts cultures. Next, looking at the ...

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Impact of Poverty on Personality Development

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Does Poverty affect personality development from early childhood into adolescence? Eric Fromm said that ''Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality'' (Fromm, 1947, p.237).Fromm believes that an individual's purpose in life to is to come fully into themselves so that they may be able ...

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Personality Traits Determining Bullying Behaviour

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Methodology Aim: To study the personality traits of bullying behaviour among adolescents. Objectives To assess the effect of personality traits (psychotic, extroversion) for bullying behavior. To study the correlation (psychotic, extroversion) between personality traits and bullying behavior. Hypothesis There will be a significant effect of personality traits (psychotic and extrovert) on bullying behavior among children. There will be a significant ...

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Theories of Perception

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What is Perception? Perception, according to Yolanda Williams, a psychology professor; can be defined as our way to recognize and interpret information we've gathered through our senses. This also includes how we respond to a certain situation with the given information (Williams). Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes (Milnes). Perception relates to psychology because as discussed in the notes, psychology is the ...

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Ethical Code of Conduct in Psychological Research

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The Purpose of this assignment is to study various experiments and to see if and how they had broken the code of conduct in ethics. The main body of the code of conduct in ethics is as follows: Informed Consent, Confidentiality, Release of information to clients, these rules are to be used as guideline for Psychologists and Researchers to make sure that they treat the participants ...

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Theories of Intelligence

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People are different. Some think faster than others, some learn faster than others. Some are naturally good at art, others are naturally good at math. Some people have a hard time in social situations, and some breeze through them. What causes people to be so different? Intelligence. Intelligence determines a person's potential and how well they are able to learn. However, intelligence is not definitive ...

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Subliminal Messages in Advertising

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Subliminal Messages Subliminal messaging can be defined as an idea or message that is designed to be undetectable to the conscious mind and pass into a deeper level, or subconscious mind. Many subliminal messages are images that are transmitted briefly and therefore not be seen consciously, yet still find their way into the subconscious mind. These messages can be communicated through advertisements on televisions, in ...

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Language Processing of Bilinguals

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Effects of speed of word processing on semantic access: The case of bilingualism. Clara D. Martin, Albert Costa, Benjamin Dering, Noriko Hoshino, Yan Jing WuPresented by: Josh Elliott Introduction: The study investigated the phenomena in which bilinguals have consistently displayed slower language processing than monolinguals in both their second and first language. Past studies display these deficits in a large array of tasks, including ...

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Strategies for Phobia Treatment

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"Being frightened is an experience you can't buy." Said by Anthony Price, quoting a good example for phobias. Phobias can be defined as the fear of something or something that give high levels of anxiety to someone. There are countless ways to gain a phobia, such as getting bit by a dog or near drowning. In this essay, I will discuss a few different ways ...

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Fostering Motivation by the Help of Neuroplasticity

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There are two types of mindset: fixed versus growth mindset. In fixed mindset, students (people) believe that their abilities is innate and they cannot change it, therefore a failure makes them start doubting in themselves and believing they are not smart/good enough to achieve their goals. On the other hand, those who have a growth mindset believe that they can improve their abilities by learning ...

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Theories of Pattern Recognition

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"Humans are pattern-seeking animals and we are adept at finding patterns whether they exist or not" (adapted from Michael Shermer). Discuss knowledge questions raised by this idea in two areas of knowledge. It can be asserted that humans are highly proficient at finding patterns and building knowledge upon them. Both shared and personal knowledge is typically divided into three categories: practical knowledge, knowledge by acquaintance ...

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Hypnosis as a Form of Healthcare Treatment

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A brief history of hypnosis and its impact on modern-day practice This essay will look briefly at the history of hypnosis and determine whether it is an effective treatment in modern day healthcare. Hypnosis has been around in one form or another for centuries, dating back to early civilisation. Ancient Egyptians (c.380 BC) had sleep temples where patients were placed in a trance-like state and ...

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Cultural Perspectives of Health

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Task 1: Evaluate five resources Evaluation of a Book Love, C., & Waitoki, W. (2007). Multicultural competence in bicultural Aotearoa. In I. M. Evans, J. J. Rucklidge, & M. O'Driscoll (Eds.), Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 265-280). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Psychological Society. Authority Both authors are highly regarded within their fields and specialise with Māori culture within the ...

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Strategies to Combat Workplace Bullying

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Eva Gemzøe Mikkelsen, Hogh, A., & Louise, B. P. (2011). Prevention of bullying and conflicts at work. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 4(1), 84-100. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17538351111118617. The objective of the investigation is to evaluate bullying and conflicts at work since it continues to be a significant work environment stressors. Two best practice intervention measures and process factors were identified to discuss the implementation and perceived ...

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Destination Image and Subjective Well-Being Students

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DESTINATION IMAGE AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE YOGYAKARTA Yogyakarta is known as the city of education in addition to a tourism city. Therefore Subjective Well-Being (SWB) of the students are from outside Yogyakarta is very important to note the increase in the number of tourists visiting Yogyakarta. The purpose of this study is to answer the question of whether there is a relationship between Destination ...

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Theories of Depression

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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental process (Rathus 4). By looking at mood disorders in psychology we can see that major depression has affected more than 15 million American adults, about 6.7% of the U.S. population age 18 and older in the year 2016 (Anxiety and Depression Associatin of America). There are generally two types of mood disorders; depression and bipolar disorder. ...

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Effects of Hugs on Emotions

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Topic: Behavior is an observable action of human beings and nonhuman animals 'Hug' as an interactive behavior A hug is perceived as a form of physical intimacy. Many people believe that hugging is a ways of exchanging passionate feelings between each two people. People hug at night and at times in broad daylight. Hugging in the 21st century is viewed as a gesture of goodness ...

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Stimulants to Help Depressive Patients

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Different methods have been developed to train and improve executive function. The implications of those developments could revolutionize treatments for depressive patients in which there are executive function deficits. This paper proposes a study for patients diagnosed as having recurrent major depressive disorder to undergo counseling sessions coinciding with a stimulant or a placebo treatment group. The aim is to identify a causal linkage supporting ...

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Effect of Sleep on Academic Performance

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Abstract Several studies have reported that a lack of sleep will negatively affect GPA.[FW1] Many others indicated that lack of sleep would also impair cognitive functions in all aspects[FW2]. This study is designed to determine if a sleep will have an impact on academic performance as well as look for a difference between male and female performance. To test this, 100 undergraduate students ages 18-24 ...

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Stigma of Self-Harm in Healthcare Services

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Self-harm - a deliberate attempt to self-poison or self-injure regardless of the incentive or suicidal intent - is a growing problem in the United Kingdom with a heavy burden on health-care systems. Despite this escalating crisis, attitudes from health professionals who treat self-harmers remain negative and the quality of care is deteriorating. The myths of why people self-harm play a substantial role in health professionals' ...

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Affective Personality and Primary Emotion Systems

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Affect is the subjective experiential-feeling component that accompanies bodily stimulation found in physiological aspects such as: the homeostatic drive of hunger and thirst, the external stimulation of taste and touch and the emotional stimulation of environmental events. All are compound central functions of the brain, which are triggered by perceptions, becoming experientially refined. Such affective experiences are typically conceptualized in terms of: valence, such as ...

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Effect of Social Support on Heart Rate during Stressful Task

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Abstract Stress is always unpleasant, along with the reaction a has when faced with a threat that we feel we do not have the means to deal with. Stress can make breathing quicken, the heart pound and muscles to tense. This is well-known through past research that lack of social support contributes to a higher level of mortality and morbidity. In the past, researchers have ...

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Methodology: Impact of Stigma on Offender Employment

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Design An experimental design will be used in this research. This study will use a mixed design, with disclosed criminal convictions (group 1, 2, or 3) as the between subject's variable, and judgments of job applicant as the within subject's variable. The independent variable in this research will be the disclosure of criminal convictions. The dependant variables will be the attitude towards the job applicant, ...

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Socioeconomic Status of the LGBT Community in USA

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The socioeconomic status of the LGBT community has been the subject of some research. The LGBT minority has been impacted by a high level of discrimination in the social, economic and employment level. According to (Emlet, 2016), there is a high rate of socioeconomic disparity between members of the LGBT community, contrasting with their heterosexual peers. There is evidence that LGBT older adults are economically ...

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Rise of Anxiety Disorders in Students

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The aim of this essay is to discuss the growing issue that is the rise of anxiety disorders in students, following a three stage structure to discuss different areas of the topic. Firstly, I will start off with a description of what anxiety and anxiety disorders are and why it appears to be a growing problem amongst students. I will then move on to discussing ...

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Critical Review of "Chickens prefer beautiful humans"

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A Critical Review of "Chickens prefer beautiful humans" by Ghirlanda,Jansson, & Enquist (2002) Introduction and summary of the reviewed paper Ghirlanda, Jansson, & Enquist (2002) conducted an experiment on chicken's preferences for human faces and compared such preferences to humans' facial preferences in attempt to explain the origin of humans' sexual preferences for faces. In this study, six chickens (two males and four females) were ...

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Humanistic Theory Summary and Analysis

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Humanistic Theory Humanist, humanistic theory, and humanism are psychological approaches that aim to study the structure of the whole person pinpointing the various uniquenesses found in each person. The psychological approach aims to investigate and comprehend why human beings pose certain behavioral attributes in various circumstances. The theory offers an explanation of the behavioral counts of the human beings based on the unique attributes that ...

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Effects of GABA on Anxiety Disorder

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Keywords: Anxiety, Moringa pudding, HIV/AIDS, GABA.  Indonesia's first case of HIV was reported in 1987 and between then and 2009, 3,492 people died from the disease (Fred, 2012). Of the 11,856 cases reported in 2008, 6,962 of them were people under 30 years of age, including 55 infants under 1 year old (Seligson and Peterson, 2010). There are a high ...

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Reflective Essay on Coping with Stress

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Psychology can be defined as the study of behavior as well as mind, embracing all aspects of the entire human experience. In other words, it is an applied science discipline that seeks to understand humans along with groups by ascertaining general principles as well as researching specific cases. On the other hand, psychological adjustment is the process of adapting to, coping with, as well as ...

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Anti- Social Personality Disorder and Sociopathy

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Anti- Social Personality Disorder Intro to Psychology- Eibes Fall Term Paper Sociopath (n): "A person with a personality disorder manifesting itself in extreme antisocial attitudes and behavior and a lack of conscience." (Dictionary.com 2017). Infamous sociopaths include Ted Bundy, Herold the Great and Robert John Maudsley. 4% of the United States population suffer from a sociopathic condition according to Dr. Martha Stout. Those numbers roughly ...

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Gender Differences in Motives of Prosocial-Sharing

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Gender Differences in Motives of Prosocial-Sharing Behavior in Preschoolers' Peer Interactions Abstract The goal of this study was to observe and report any gender differences in motives of prosocial-sharing behavior. Past research has reported gender differences in sharing behavior (Burford et. al., 1996) and in prosocial altruistic behavior (Persson, 2005). In general boys engaged in more egocentric acting than girls, it was also found that ...

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Structuralism in Psychology

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Structuralism in psychology is considered as a theory of consciousness which was suggested by Wilhelm Wundt and developed by his student Edward Titchener. The theory came to be in the 20th century: where its reliability was debated and challenged by the growing scientific community at that time. Structuralism is also considered as a school of psychology which seeks to analyze the components of an adult ...

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Attentional Control and Working Memory

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Attentional control and working memory over top-down, bottom-up factors Complicated activities rely on attention to selectively focus on task-relevant stimuli while overlooking salient distractive stimuli. For instance, drivers need to able to attend to oncoming traffic while simultaneously ignoring distracting stimuli such as eating, looking after children, or hearing the bell of a cellphone receive a message. Most models pertaining to the selectivity of attention ...

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Impact of Kenneth B. Clark

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In 1954, seventeen states and Washington D.C. still had schools that were racially segregated; another four states allowed segregation on the grounds that it was up to the local school districts to decide (Benjamin Jr. & Crouse, 2004). The last major attempt to desegregate schools took place in 1896; however, this attempt was unsuccessful (Bergner, 2009). This decision did not stop people from fighting for ...

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Tactile Perception: Fine and Coarse Textures in Active Touch

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Abstract The role of tactile texture information, especially roughness, and the role of movement in perceiving this roughness information are known to play a key role in recognizing objects as well as manipulating objects properly which leads to everyday task (e.g. picking up a cup). The idea of duplex theory refers that spatial cues (coarse) and the rate of vibration (fine) determines the perception of ...

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Role of Age on Second Language Acquisition

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The role of age of acquisition on past tense generation in Spanish-English bilinguals: an fMRI study  INTRODUCTION This article explores how age of acquisition for a second language affects what areas of the brain are primarily utilized when Spanish-English bilinguals generate past tense verbs. The researchers hypothesized, according to the sensorimotor/emergentist model, that speakers with an earlier age of acquisition for their second language would rely ...

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Amount of Instruction and Tip-of-the-Tongue Phenomenon

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Abstract Tip-of-the-tongue or TOT occurs naturally as an unsuccessful attempt to recall a specific memory and is described as a temporary memory block (Brown & McNeill, 1966). For this study, it was believed that participants exposed to popular television sitcom photographs after being given detailed instructions would be better equipped to combat TOT states compared to the participants given minimal instruction. This study aimed to ...

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Nature vs Nurture: Behaviourism and Biological Theories

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3.1 Nature vs Nurture debate from a Behaviourism and Biological perspective Which is more significant in human development: Nature or Nurture? This is still an ongoing debate in the field of developmental psychology. Let us define the meaning of nature and nurture in the perspective of the Nativist (Nature) and the Empiricists (Nurture). According to the Nativist, Nature is the influence of our hereditary factors.  ...

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Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health

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For the Psychology Research Paper requirement, I chose articles from three different research Journals; Child Development, Personality and Social Psychology, and Developmental Psychology. I chose these articles because I assimilate either with the topic or sample of the people in study. Child Development edited by: Cynthia Garcia Coll, includes the article Locating Economic Risks for Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health: Poverty and Affluence in Families, ...

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Birth Order Impact

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Have you ever questioned as to why you and your siblings are so different even though you all grew up together? Perhaps even once in your life time, the thought of them being adoptive has even crossed your mind. Are you guilty yet? You may not be the only one with such speculations. According to the Psychiatrist Alfred Adler, a person who brought forward the ...

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Ethical Guidelines: Lessons Learned from Little Albert

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Psychologists today must follow strict guidelines when it comes to conducting psychological experiments. Many experiments in the past haven't always followed these guidelines and have raised some ethical issues. The guidelines were put in place to protect participants and their rights. It has to be stated that not all participants, for example children, the disabled, elderly or hearing impaired are capable of making informed decisions ...

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Social Determination Theory Introduction

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Self-Determination in Theory Self-Determination Theory (SDT) was originated by Edward L. Deci and Richard M. Ryan, psychologists at the University of Rochester. This theory puts forth the belief that there are three universal psychological needs that must be met for self-esteem and positive emotional health, which are determined to be: autonomy, relatedness, and competence. Autonomy is a sense of individuality, self-esteem, and sense of personal ...

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Influence of Personality on Well-Being

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Using psychological research, critically assess the influence of personality factors on well-being though the lifespan Personality factors have consistently been investigated to determine what relationship they have within the field of wellbeing. Also, researchers have tried to conclude to what extent personality can influence wellbeing, and they have attempted to examine what personality traits are most influential within different age categories. Within wellbeing research, and ...

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'Face Files' Literature Review of Facial Features Psychology

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In Daniel Fitousi's article: "Binding Sex, Age, and Race in Unfamiliar Faces: The Formation of 'Face Files'" in the "Journal of Experimental Social Psychology," he explores the processes of the human mind in creating "face files." That is, he explores the relationship between the viewing of a person's spatial features, and the immediate impression it makes on the viewer. The author starts off by stating that many social categories ...

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System-Justifying Ideologies

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Abstract This paper is a synopsis on literature regarding system-justifying beliefs. In order to justify and rationalize the way things are, so that existing social, economic, and political arrangements tend to be perceived as fair and legitimate, many individuals adopt system justification. Different ideologies, such as protestant work ethnic and meritocratic ideology, contribute to the legitimization of existing social arrangements. Although many policies go against ...

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Impact of Parental Overaspiration

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Don't Aim Too High for Your Kids: Parental Overaspiration Undermines Students' Learning in Mathematics This article set out to answer the following question: How does parental overaspiration effect the academic performance/achievement of students over time? The study sets out to further allay the problems of previous studies claiming that parental aspiration increases the academic performance of students. These issues include asking if high performing children ...

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Domestic Violence Literature Review

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Article 1: A Cycle of Violence? Examining Family-of-Origin Violence, Attitudes, and Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration This study was conducted to supplement empirical evidence on intergenerational effects of intimate partner violence (IPV), due to a lack of research in understanding how attitudes can play a part in violence being transmitted through generations. It was hypothesised that childhood exposure to violence is generalised to other forms of ...

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Working with Personality Disorders

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Literature review on the qualities needed to work effectively with a personality disordered population Purpose of the literature review I have been commissioned to complete a piece of consultancy work related to the recruitment of new discipline staff to the X unit Personality Disorder Treatment Service. Specifically, I have been asked to evaluate the existing interview and selection process and suggest ways in which this ...

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Social Impacts on Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder

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The concept of abnormal behavior is hard to define, yet very often one's inability to possess qualities to function normally in society, is labelled as a mental disorder (Afifi, 2007). The paper examines the case of Disco Di, also known as Diana Miller, a 25-year old Toronto female, who was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Although Diana's behavioral problems ...

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Counsellor Regulation of Self-Disclosure

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It is stated by Freud as early as 1912 that "The physician should be impenetrable to the patient, and like a mirror, reflect nothing but what is shown to him" (Petersen, 2002, p. 21); In many cases this is true and necessary, though in reflection the amount of self-disclosure provided should be entirely up to the counsellor; as argued in the sixties there is value ...

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Impact of Prison Nursery Programmes

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This article is about whether the infants need prison nursery with imprisoned mother. Its aim is to tell us the infant needs secure attachment with mother. The participants are divided into two groups: mother and infant in one-year prison and mother and infant in 6 months' prison. Both group are tested and measured for the attachment and strange situation. The article shows that the infants ...

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Bilingual Ease of Second Language Process

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Jonczyk, R., Boutonnet, B., Musial, K., Hoemann, K., Theirry, G. (2016). The bilingual brain turns a blind eye to negative statements in the second language. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16: 3, 527-540 Introduction: This study was designed to examine how bilinguals, when reading their second language process the content of the material and the ease or difficulty they have doing so. There has been minimal prior ...

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Research Process and Characteristics

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Task 1: Research Article    Research is the process of arriving at a solution to a problem through the planned and systematic collection, analysis and interpretation of data (Crano, Brewer, & Lac, 2014). Research based on the scientific method is when; a problem is identified, relevant data is collected, a hypothesis is formed from the data, and the hypothesis is tested (Coolican, 2014, p. 10; ...

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How is Birth Order associated with Relating to Parents?

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A Regression Study. Abstract Birth order always had a stigma around it, in terms of affecting how people relate to their parents. This study consisted of 432 people aged 18 and above who were asked to solve a questionnaire which explored how the following; age, gender, student status (student/ not student) employment status (working/ not working), number of sibling and birth order, might affect the ...

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Research on Stress

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Analyzing Stress Hans Selye was the first psychologist to study stress (Mills, Reiss and Dombeck). He spent a very long time studying how animals react to certain things, and then went to humans shortly after that (Mills, Reiss and Dombeck). Selye found out that the human body shares a specific pattern of physiological responses to illness or injuries (Mills, Reiss and Dombeck). Also, Hans suggested ...

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Ethical Research: Little Albert and Well of Despair

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Ethics is needed for psychology experiments to make sure that it will not bring any harm to the participants. Ethics has six main rules to unsure that the experiment stays in the ethical guide lines. The rules of Ethics are; Informed consent (Making sure that all the participants are able to give consent themselves or an appropriate person can give consent, the Experimenter must also ...

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Traditional and Modern Mindfulness

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Why do we need to embed ourselves in practice? A review of the literature considering the need to experience mindfulness practice and have a regular practice to teach MBCT/MBSR Introduction: Mindfulness Definitions: What is mindfulness? This has become in recent years an ever more diverse and contentious question[DD2] (Shapiro 2009, Monteiro et al 2015). With The huge expansion of interest in mindfulness and mindfulness based ...

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Phonological Processing of Second Language Phonemes

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"Phonological processing of second language phonemes: A selective deficit in a bilingual aphasic." Eviatar, Z., Leikin, M., & Ibrahim, R. Presented by: Alejandro Lopez-Ambriz The research detailed a case study on a bilingual Russian-Hebrew speaker, R.K, recovering from bilingual aphasia. The patient did not have problems with semantic processing after suffering a stroke, but did have issues processing words in Hebrew unless they were spoken ...

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Audiovisual Cues in Bilingual Language Acquisition

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Article title: Bilingualism modulates infants' selective attention to the mouth of a talking face Authors: Pons, F., Bosch, L., & Lewkowicz, D.J. INTRODUCTION (379 words) This paper explores audiovisual cues' important role in bilingual language acquisition and processing. They conducted two experiments to (1) extend the findings of the Lewkowicz & Hansen-Tift study (2012) studies to pertain to monolingual infants of non-English native languages (Spanish/Catalan), ...

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Exercise as a Treatment Option for Anxiety and Depression

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"Mental health disorders are major contributors to sick leave and disability pensions". (Martinsen, 2008, p. 25) "Anxiety and depression are among the most common mental health disorders". (Martinsen, 2008, p. 25) As a result of this great cost to the public, researchers have set out to find alternate ways to effectively treat anxiety. The effect of exercise on persons suffering from anxiety is continuously debated. ...

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Cross-linguisitic Experience on English Idiom Comprehension

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"The Role of Cross-linguisitic Experience on English Idiom and Proverb Comprehension: A Case of Iranian Turkish Learners of English as a Foreign and Third Language," by Behnaz Moein, Robab Khosravi, and Hooshang Yazdani Introduction Bilingualism is extremely important in today's day and age with approximately two-thirds of the world's population growing up in primarily bilingual environments. In the study done by Moein et al. (2009) ...

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Analysis of Group Dynamics

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This research assignment analyzes two important areas of group dynamics: Group formation and structure and leadership. The purpose of this assignment is for students to work in small in-class groups, experience the two important areas of group dynamics and to reflect on them. The objective of this paper is to compare and contrast the experiences the group had, with the research and theory that is ...

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Oxytocin Effects and Uses

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Oxytocin and Its Effects and Uses for the Human Body  Abstract This paper discusses oxytocin and how it is distributed throughout the body and the ways its functions. It covers how oxytocin is a crucial hormone in the bearing of children and breastfeeding of the child. Also it delves into the many other things like how oxytocin is known to effects how we trust and ...

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Impact of Negative Priming on Reaction Time

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Inhibitory processes in selective attention: how negative priming affects reaction timeAbstract To date, many research delineated potential evidence that prove the presence of an interference in the response time to a stimulus that was before inhibited in order to focus on precise information. In the experiment a within-subjects design was used. The performance of these participants was evaluated in a computerised task based on Stroop ...

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Theory of Blind and Proper Obediance

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An Examination of the Line Which Can Be Drawn Between Blind, Dangerous Obedience and Proper, Acceptable Obedience. In the course of the history have been different ways which people are acting in the same behavior without breaking society's dynamics. Leveillee explains that "Obedience is a part of the foundation of society" (2011, p. 1). It has been a great tool for people should be interact ...

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Placebo Effects of Marketing Actions

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Article: Placebo Effects of Marketing Actions: Consumers May Get What They Pay For by Shiv et al. (2005) Summary Shiv and colleagues looked at how beliefs and expectations brought about by marketing actions can cause an effect on the actual efficacy of the marketed product (Shiv et al., 2005). In the preliminary study, an energy drink was either sold at its regular price or discounted ...

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The Vaccine and Autism Debate

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ON JUNE 11, 2007, NEARLY 5,000 PARENTS OF autistic children filed a lawsuit against the federal government, claiming that childhood vaccines (specifically the mercury-containing thimerosal in the vaccines) caused their children's autism. The previous year the New York Times ran a col-umn that was skeptical of the alleged link between autism and vaccines. It generated this comment on an Internet message board. which is typical of the anecdotal thinking that perpetuates the claim:  You ...

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Theory of Planned Behavior Approach

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INFLUENCING FACTORS OF ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION IN STUDENTS Abstract Using the Theory of Planned Behavior approach, this study aimed to examine the structural equation model (SEM) of factors that cause the formation of entrepreneurial intention in college students. In addition, this study also provides an illustration of what the underlying factors correlated with the formation of entrepreneurial intentions in male students and the underlying factors correlated with ...

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Motor Lateralisation in Domestic Cats and Dogs

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Lateralized behaviour in humans has primarily been characterized as "handedness" - preference to use one hand over the other (Mutha et al., 2013). Once considered to be uniquely human trait, lateralized behaviour patterns recently been reported in animals, such as apes, horses, dogs, cats and mice (Aydinlioglu et al., 2000; Bard, Hopkins, & Fort, 1990). However, most of the research has focused primarily on non-human ...

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in Low Self-Esteem (LSE)

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1.Introduction This case study focuses on a CBT intervention for a client presenting with Low Self-Esteem (LSE) issues and anxiety. The case study will particularly focus on low self-esteem as this was the main issue for the client. Its aims are: to build on existing experience and knowledge; to have a greater understanding of CBT and its application to anxiety disorder and LSE; and how ...

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Childhood Aggression Risk Factors

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Childhood aggression Aggression in children has become an important issue for modern society, especially with the new means of entertainment which may include violence, and the collected evidence of aggressive behavior being detrimental to a child's development (Li, Putallaz & Su, 2011; Mitrofan, Paul, Spencer & Weich, 2014). For instance, children who demonstrates high levels of aggression in early childhood are much more likely to ...

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Research on Husband Support on Female Job Stress

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RELATION BETWEEN HUSBAND'S SUPPORT WITH WOMAN EMPLOYEES' STRESS LEVEL OF DEPARTMENT OF MANPOWER AND TRANSMIGRATION OF YOGYAKARTA PROVINCE ABSTRACT This study aims to determine the relationship between husband's support to the job stress on woman employees of Manpower and Transmigration of Yogyakarta province. The hypothesis of this study is that there is a negative relationship between husband's supports to the job stress on woman employees. ...

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Power of Introverts and Introversion

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The Examination of the Power of Introverts and Introversion Nowadays, we often meet someone who needs hours alone every day; who loves quiet conversations about feelings or ideas, and can give a wonderful presentation to a big audience, but seems awkward in groups and maladroit at small talk; who has to be dragged to parties and then needs the rest of the day to refresh. ...

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Philosophical Influences on Psychology

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Who is nowadays not interested in the human behavior? In fact, this interest is not a new thing and the philosophical influence started in the 18th century in France. This interest of philosophical ideas on psychology can be traced back to the ancient Greeks where Aristotle and Plato have dedicated themselves in this filed. Starting with the man who invented the defecting duck, Jacques de ...

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Impact of Rape Participation Program

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Article Summary: Foubert, Newberry, & Tatum Foubert, J. D., Newberry, J. T., & Tatum, J. L. (2007). Behavior Differences Seven Months Later: Effects of a Rape Prevention Program. The Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 44, 728-749. The authors of this article investigated the effects of male first year students' participation in the rape prevention program, The Men's Project, and compared groups of participants ...

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Understanding Ethical Research

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Psychological experiments for research in modern society requires following ethical guidelines. This is based off the Belmont Report written by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Services of Biomedical and Behavioral Research legally stated on 18th of April 1979. These guidelines include informed consent, confidentiality, anonymity, voluntary participation, debriefing and avoiding physical and mental harm. In historical psychological experiments it went against these ...

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Genetics and Sexual Orientation

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Robin Tyler once said, "If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work: 'Hello. Can't work today, still queer.'" It is the precedent that any sexual orientation other than heterosexuality is a disease that is the problem in society rather than the orientation itself. There is proof, however, that there could be a correlation between genetics/prenatal conditions and sexual orientation. Just as ...

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Communicating Risk Information

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What negative consequences may occur when communicating risk information in the "real-world" and how can insights from cognitive psychology help? What is risk? Ahmed, Naik, Willoughby and Edwards (2012) offered a definition, simply by stating that risk is a probability that something dangerous will provoke harm in the future. Then, what is risk communication? Since the literature about this topic is so vast, a good starting point ...

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Age Constraints on Second-Language Acquisition

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Introduction: The main topic of this study is to see if the age in which a child immigrates to America has any affect on their relationship with English. The authors tested native Korean speakers, all of whom moved to the United States at various ages on their understanding of English syntax and phonology. They were testing them to see if the critical period hypothesis stands. ...

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MIND Charity Analysis - Expansion Plan

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Evaluation of MIND's Internal and External Environment in Light of Its Expansion Plans The aim of this report was to analyze the internal and external environments of MIND in relationship to its expansion plan. MIND is one of the leading mental health care providers around the UK and wanted to provide special services to domestic violence victims from the London Borough of Camden. There are various ...

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Dissociative Identity Disorder Case Study

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Case Summary/Case Conceptualization Identifying Information: Kevin is a thirty-something-year-old, single, Caucasian male; referred to Gibson Center for Wellness mandated by the court system as part of his sentencing. Kevin reports living alone underneath the Philadelphia Zoo, where he works, in the basement of the maintenance building. Kevin states he has never been married and does not have a relationship with his mother or father. Kevin ...

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Definitions of Intelligence

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The discussion would depend on one's definition of intelligence. The Oxford dictionary defines intelligence as, "the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills". Can one inherit that ability or does that ability need to be learned? It could be said that you don't need intelligence to acquire knowledge just the ability to listen or read coupled with the ability to remember. Everyone is born ...

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Issues in Social Media for Teenagers

15 Aug 2017

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Dear Shannon Kyle After reading your article on the "10 Reasons Social Media Is Great for Teenagers" I understand that your argument is essentially that social media is great way for teenagers to find entertainment and to network. I also acknowledge the fact that social media is convenient way to expand your social circle. However, on the whole, I am in disagreement with your article ...

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Social Determination Theory and Motivation in Sport

07 Aug 2017

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Understanding of motivation in terms of sports is vital for predicting the reasons for sports engagement and commitment (Iso-Ahola and St. Clair, 2000). Thus, a thorough exploration of how types of motivation (i.e., intrinsic vs. extrinsic) are associated with sports engagement is vital for keeping an interest in sports. Several sports studies have integrated the self-determination theory (SDT) framework to understand sports commitment (Pelletier et ...

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Outcome Evaluation for Addiction Recovery for Moms (ARMS)

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Brief Vignette Addiction Recovery for Moms (ARMS) is a nonprofit, outpatient substance abuse treatment program located in Ventura, CA, for women residing in Ventura County.  The program has been in existence for 10 years and offers alcohol and drug assessment and individual and group therapy for women, ages 18 and over, who are pregnant, have children under age 17, or are attempting to regain legal ...

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Analysis of Methods Used to Test Hypotheses

07 Aug 2017

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Sinclair, Verosky, Richeson, and Lun examined whether or not intergroup attitudes would affect the speed at which Black or White faces appeared to be moving, focusing specifically on Blacks. The researchers viewed this question as important because motion perception can reveal information about whether or not interracial threat changes the way Whites perceive how fast or slow Blacks move. Previous research supports the idea that ...

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Depiction of Eating Disorders in the Media

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When Hanna begins her binging habits, her friend teaches her how to be bulimic, and is one of the primary contributors to her eating disorder (King, Goldsmith, & Lagomarsino, 2011). After Hanna's binge eating episode, she was crying and looked ashamed, and her friend taught her how to purge so that she could lose weight (King, Goldsmith, & Lagomarsino, 2011). Her friend was encouraging her ...

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Impact of Hypnotherapy on Weight Loss

31 Jul 2017

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The battle of the bulge: a war of two minds! Obesity in the developed Western world is increasing. Research from the World Health Organisation (2016) states that worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. More people die from being overweight and obese than they do being underweight. Obesity, however, is preventable so why, in an age when we have easy access to healthy, fresh ...

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Ethics of Educational Psychologists

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What are the ethical and other implications of an Educational Psychologist working with a child/family with a low incidence condition? Low-incidence condition A low-incidence condition is an extremely uncommon condition affecting the relatively small number of individuals (Brown & Brinkman, 2004). Unfortunately, the educational practices and services required to meet the needs of low-incidence disability learners have received insufficient attention in psychology research literature ...

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Behavioural Treatment of Anxiety Disorder Analysis

31 Jul 2017

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Compare and contrast the behavioural treatment of Panic Disorder (with agoraphobia) using exposure in vivo, with David Clark's therapy treatment of panic. Evaluate critically the merits of each approach. Introduction. This essay will explore the similarities and differences between how panic disorder (with agoraphobia) is conceptualised and treated by a behavioural approach (xxx), using exposure in vivo, and David Clark's CBT treatment approach (xxx). This ...

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Self-Confidence in Sport

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"Dodge Ball: A True Underdog Story" Summary of movie or situation "Dodge Ball: A True Underdog Story" is a 2004 American sports comedy film focuses on a rivalry between the owners of Average Joe's, a small gym, and Globo-Gym, a competing big-budget gym located across the street. In the film, the owner of the smaller gym, has defaulted on his mortgage and enters a dodge ...

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Social Learning Theory and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

27 Jul 2017

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Introduction This essay will summarise and review two psychological theories. I will discuss Bandura's social learning theory and Maslow's hierarchy of needs. I will then apply Banduras social learning theory to a generic patient in my care explaining why the theory is helpful, concluded on why these theories are useful for practicing within health care. Bandura Bandura is a behaviourist, he believes that an individual's ...

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Measuring Individual Kindness Research

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Theoretical Construct The present study set out to measure kindness in individuals, however, with this being a multifaceted construct it was crucial to identify a singular definition allowing accurate measurements to be made, thus the questionnaires construct of kindness was defined by Eisenberg's (1986, p.63) as 'voluntary, intentional behaviours that benefit another and are not motivated by external factors such as rewards or punishments'. Individuals ...

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Regression and Abreactions: Are they Necessary for Neurosis?

27 Jul 2017

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Research already undertaken indicates that regression therapy can be of benefit to individuals. The claims are that it can help a person 'return' to a point in their life where trauma occurred and help them to understand how the impact of the event may have affected their behaviour and choices (Good Therapy, 2007). If the intention of the therapy is to release repressed emotions, it ...

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Cognitive Ability on Job Performance

27 Jul 2017

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The recruitment of successful and productive employees is incredibly important for organizations. There are many available tools for organizations to make careful selections. Organizations can set minimum qualifications, utilize personality assessments, require work samples or work simulations, and perform cognitive ability testing among other options. Spector (2012) discusses the criterion-related validity approach to selecting employees. There are two parts to this approach. The first is ...

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Do Bilingual Students have Greater Metalinguistic Awareness?

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Main Reference: Ter Kuile, H., Veldhuis, M., Van Veen, S. C., & Wicherts, J. M. (2011). Bilingual education, metalinguistic awareness, and the understanding of an unknown language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 14(02), 233-242. Introduction: The main questions that the researchers focused on was whether bilingual students had greater metalinguistic awareness, and if they did have greater metalinguistic awareness, whether this greater metalinguistic awareness would help ...

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Reflection on the Use of 'Active Imagination'

24 Jul 2017

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‘Active Imagination’ by Akira Zosens, 2014. As ‘Student Art Therapists’, we have experienced a variety of therapeutic techniques with the opportunity to receive valuable client feedback. A particularly powerful session, for me as both client and therapist was a process that incorporated Active Imagination. ‘Active Imagination’ was a method articulated by Carl Jung in 1935 (Stevens, 1994), which involves the exploration of the imagination through contemplation ...

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A Study of Depression in University Students

24 Jul 2017

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In this paper, a test created and conducted in order to understand depression level among university students. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a tenacious feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is also named as major depression, major depressive disorder or clinical depression, which can prompt to a variety of physical and emotional problems and influences how you feel, think and act. Moreover, ...

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Biological/Neural Basis of Learning, Memory and Motivation

24 Jul 2017

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Biological/Neural Basis of Learning, Memory and Motivation Learning Learning is a process by which we incorporate new knowledge generated as a result of experiences. The creation of such experiences is converted into memories stored in our brain. There is basically no learning without memories. Learning is a powerful process that quite literally shapes our life. But we must not overstate the importance of any psychological ...

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Critical Review of 'The Foot-in-the-door Technique' Study

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Critical Review of 'Compliance without Pressure: The Foot-in-the-door Technique' The Journal of Personality and Social PsychologyAugust 1966Jonathan L. Freedman and Scott C. Fraser Introduction Foot-in-the-door phenomenon is a technique to get individuals to comply for a larger request by first getting them to agree to a much smaller request. This technique is currently being used in many fields of business to get costumers to purchase what ...

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