Essays Tagged: "Maisto"

Does psychology tell us more about ourselves than 'common sense'? 1,683 words.

with the environment." Common sense on the other hand, according to Charles G. Morris and Albert A. Maisto in Psychology: An Introduction. Tenth Edition, is "a collection of untested cultural assumpti ... ke for example, common sense states that "opposites attract," when in fact, according to Morris and Maisto, research shows that people are attracted to people who are similar to themselves in characte ...

(7 pages) 134 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Phineas Gage

cheek and all the way through the top of his head, severely damaging his frontal lobes"(Morris and Maisto, page 54). He consciously stood up and suffered only few aftereffects. He could not concentra ... s of motivation and ability to concentrate is the major outcome of frontal lobe damage" (Morris and Maisto, page 54).

(1 pages) 1262 1 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Heredity and Hormones

Height (and numerous other traits) depends on the interactions of many genes with the environment (Maisto & Morris, 2005). Hormones are responsible for carrying out certain processes such as heig ... es that affect growth are less common today and in turn humans are taller than in past generations (Maisto & Morris, 2005).Comparing genes (heredity) and hormones provide insight into what makes h ...

(3 pages) 127 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Anxiety Disorders – Diagnosis and Treatment

and the cause of those fears can be identified and they are for a short period of time (Morris and Maisto, 2002). When a person is afraid and cannot identify the causes of his or her fears, maybe is ... causes of his or her fears, maybe is suffering from one of the anxiety disorders types (Morris and Maisto, 2002). Morris and Maisto (2002) mentioned the main anxiety disorders as, specific phobias, p ...

(4 pages) 82 1 4.5 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diagnosis and Treatment

and the cause of these fears can be identified and they are for a short period of time (Morris and Maisto, 2002). When a person is afraid and cannot identify the causes of his or her fears, maybe is ... causes of his or her fears, maybe is suffering from one of the anxiety disorders types (Morris and Maisto, 2002). Morris and Maisto (2002) mentioned the main anxiety disorders as, specific phobias, p ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers