Essays Tagged: "Psychology"


DepressionDepression, it is defined by Webster's Unabridged Edition Dictionary as: in psychology, an emotional condition, either normal or pathological, characterized by discouragement, ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Potty training, a study in human behavior

this is incredible. They use a combination of the same principals used in Practical Applications of Psychology. The overall objective is to teach the child to toilet himself with the same independence ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Metaphysics. Consciousness, the Self, and Personality Theory A critical survey of theories of philosophical arguments and modern psychological personality theories.

Also, it will discuss six personality theorists and their scientific and philosophical developments.Psychology, science, and philosophy are interconnected and rooted within each other. In the book Met ... e experimental-are constantly developing' (Rakover 7). These developments are systematic processes. Psychology must engage in pursuit of explanation and causality. As well as how the mind interacts wi ...

(2 pages) 408 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Creativity and Human Evolution

by mental disorder. Albert Einstein came up with ideas that seemed impossible or eccentric. Froyd's psychology theorems were laughed at, but now widely used and accepted. Both men were highly successf ... low. The noise would wake Thomas Edison, and instantly he would jot down the ideas that came to him(Psychology Today). Sleep is not the only way ideas come to us. Whenever we are envolved in a relaxin ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.4 Jul/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Get Your ROLE On. Playing Multiple Roles.

g Goffman speaks on this subject of everyday social interaction, the impact of environment, and the psychology of the individual. He mentions that social interaction can be viewed as a sort of "perfor ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The development of Rousseau and Raskolnikov in Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment" and Camus' "The Outsider"

hat, there would never had been a single great man"1. In fact, hehad written an article titled "The psychology of a criminal before and after the crime". Itstated that 'ordinary' men live according to ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Advancement Of Science In "Brave New World" by Huxley

s can be a threat to society. This is particularly evident in the fields of biology, technology and psychology. According to Huxley, 'The theme of Brave New World is not the advancement of science as ... kind.Finally, the most dangerous of all scientific advancements Huxley warns of, is the progress in psychology. In Brave New World, every person is conditioned. The first conditioning technique used i ...

(6 pages) 135 0 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

creativity theories: skinner vs. maslow

any different ways because it is such a broad term. "It has been known to some as the step-child of psychology. This statement characterizes the historically difficult relationship existent between gi ... processes; therefore, behaviorism is unable to explore the processes themselves. Radical behavioral psychology completely dismisses the concept of an 'indwelling agent' which creates, thinks, or feels ...

(12 pages) 456 2 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Ethical Procedures and Guidelines Defining Pschycological Research

h harmful misinformation that can often be harmful to subject and others. Still others believe that psychology is a lot of theories without any reinforcing information. Whether any of these assumption ... delines make research safe and structured, which will protect the subjects from unnecessary harm.As psychology advances, there is seen a need for more rules and regulations for the ensurement of subje ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why IQ tests don't test intelligence

PsychologyMarch 7,1997Why IQ tests don't test intelligenceThe task of trying to quantify a person's ... testing environment should be the same foreveryone involved. If anything has been learned from the psychology of perception, it isclear that a person's environment has agreat deal to do with their co ...

(3 pages) 196 1 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Psychology and Religion" How is psychology present in religion? How might some dangerous behavior be linked with religious beliefs? Is religion useful or detrimental to society?

hological aspects to all religions. This research paper is about relationships between religion and psychology and some of religion's therefore-potential dangers.William James, former President of the ... usion, and religion systematically blurs this distinction."(Sigmund Freud (1856-1939): Religion and Psychology,"The ...

(4 pages) 348 4 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

High Hopes by Stanley Renshon

main concepts: ambition, courage, and integrity. Proving this, Renshon believes that the presidents psychology explains everything. 'By examining the range of choices available to the president as wel ... selects, both within and across circumstances, one can begin to discern the underlying patterns of psychology that shapes his behavior' (4). I tend to agree with Renshon when he states that Clintons' ...

(9 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Which gender does better on a first year level of college?

vestigated in this experiment to determine which gender performed better academically. One class of Psychology 100 students were used in the study. The data was derived from three tests and one Christ ... study. The data was derived from three tests and one Christmas exam that were given to students in Psychology 100. The scores from the tests were calculated to obtain the overall averages of males an ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

LifeSpan Development -Psychology side. 'Discuss some of the Psychological Changes that Occur During Old Age.'

it? Then I will go on to look at these changes and view them froma positive and negative viewpoint.'Psychology is formally defined as the scientific study of the behaviour of individuals and their men ...

(9 pages) 592 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Don Bartletts

came through and the hardships that he had to face through life, only to become a better person. In psychology we can relate a lot of the trials and obstacles of Don's life to basic emotional and moti ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

This essay explains the eight stages that Erik Erikson proposes that everyone goes through. I have given real-life examples that has happened to me.

fe. Those who do not master the task will have a hard time dealing with crises.According to and the eight stages ...

(8 pages) 568 3 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Psychoanalysis of Bill Gates. Includes Freudian theory and Humanistic theory, Also includes biography. 2,543 words.

s in the business world that most cannot. It is this type of psychological analysis that may unlock psychology's truest potential, for our society and maybe even for our children.Background"Born on Oc ... of the computer labs (, 1997).Humanistic Theory as it Applies to GatesDescribing humanistic psychology is known to be difficult because there are no agreed-upon definitions of what constitutes ...

(10 pages) 250 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Describe and Evaluate Using Psychological Research the Contribution of Behaviourist Approaches to an Understanding of Human Behaviour.

their theories on behaviour.The origins of behaviourism were founded by John Watson and his paper "Psychology as the Behaviourist views it"(1913), he believed that self analysis produced findings tha ...

(5 pages) 113 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How psychology is influenced by the media, and the influences that the different types of media have.

Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. Although this is the most accurate definition, it is ... not the most common. If you were to ask the average person what they think of when someone mentions psychology they would most likely say something like "Lying on a couch, endlessly talking about your ... king about your mother and your lousy childhood"#. Is the media to blame for this distorted view of psychology and psychologists? The answer to this question is yes. The media's portrayal of psycholog ...

(2 pages) 166 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A proposed experiment on how lower income childern typicaly had a lower IQ and what would happen to those same childern if they moved into a better living enviroment.

ily basis of teenagers getting arrested for various crimes, it is a relevant concern. This area of psychology, adolescent development, catches my attention because I am hoping to major in elementary ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters