Essays Tagged: "Social behavior"

How Has Aids Affected Our Society?

illions of American families. This deadly disease is unlike any other in modern history. Changes in social behavior can be directly linked to AIDS. Its overall effect on society has been dramatic. ... wide, and several million of those people had developed AIDS. The disease is obviously an important social issue. AIDS has caused many to rethink their own social behavior. People are forced to ...

(5 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


n producing instinctive behavior when detected by the nose. In insects and animals, most sexual and social behavior is controlled by pheromones.Humans have used perfumes for thousands of years, but th ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Teens and Ciggerette Smoking

cents is influenced by the behavior of theirparents is central to many considerations of health and social behavior (Ausubel,Montemayor, & Svajiian, 1977; Bandura & Walters, 1963). Many young ... the ages of 10-18 areexperimenting with tobacco. During the 1040's and 50's smoking was popular andsocially acceptable. Movie stars, sports heroes, and celebrities appeared in cigaretteadvertisements ...

(6 pages) 433 2 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A factual write up on autism.

ther children. My research is on what exactly autism is and the facts on it, the symptoms and other social behavior in an autistic child. My purpose for is that if you come into contact with an autist ... disease, but a developmental disorder of the brain. It told the three main symptoms, which are the social interaction, nonverbal communication, and the lack of interests. It also told about the signs ...

(2 pages) 138 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Life-span development chap 3 notes

or genes on to offspringB.Sociobiology: relies on the principles of evolutionary biology to explain social behavior1.Compared tens of thousands of animal species that have evolved some form of social ... imal species that have evolved some form of social life* developed laws of evolution and biology of social behavior* clarify the relation between animal and human behavior* focused attention on the co ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Summary of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.

ime. He describes yellow smoke and fog outside the house of the gathering. Prufrock talks about his social behavior, worrying over how others will see him. For example he is worried that the women wil ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Socio-biological views of Human Aggression.

ssionThe Webster's dictionary defines sociobiology as, "The study of the biological determinants of social behavior, based on the theory that such behavior is often genetically transmitted and subject ... thing like an opossum or a bush baby that ate on fruits or large insects by themselves, rather than socially. (Wrangham & Peterson p.130) Our 'grandmothers' and 'grandfathers' all had these graspi ...

(6 pages) 123 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This essay defines depression, symptoms of depression, causes of depression, and treaments for it.

Depression is a psychological condition that changes how you think, feel, and it also affects your social behavior and sense of physical wellness. I can make you feel low self esteem and can cause se ...

(3 pages) 423 2 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Imagine that you have just been diagnosed as HIV positive.

has caused dynamics changes in society. AIDS has caused many infected patients to rethink their own social behavior and status. However, sometimes it is not necessary to completely shift one's persona ... mindless behavior. Most people agree that AIDS is a very important issue and cannot be ignored, but social attitudes are largely to blame for the spread of AIDS. The methods of the transmission of AID ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Artist Integrity in Film, Is it necessary for artistic endeavors, including film, to depict socially unacceptable behavior in order to have artistic integrity? Yes

e been had it relied on politeness and political correctness rather than criminal insanity and anti-social behavior? It might well have become ideologically sound and socially acceptable but it would ... ne. For the purpose of achieving artistic character, especially in film, there is a need to portray socially unacceptable behavior because it displays the realities of life, present philosophical view ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Intro to Psychology

nd memory, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, thinking and language, personality and social behavior, intelligence, infancy and child development, mental illness, and a lot more. Psycho ... tudy of the functions of living organisms and their parts.Sociology - the scientific study of human social relations or group life.Anthropology - the study of all aspects of human life and culture.Maj ...

(3 pages) 502 4 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Self-Monitoring in Iwakuni at NMCI

r person is particularly sensitive to cues concerning the situational appropriateness of his or her social behavior and uses this as guidelines for regulating and controlling their behavior and self-p ... e people tend to see self-monitoring as lacking substance and genuineness and rather than see it as socially behavior, may think it a falsity. Some low self-monitors consider it more appropriate to al ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Major Depressive Disorder

Depression is a psychological condition that changes how you think, feel, and it also affects your social behavior and sense of physical wellness. It can make you feel like you low self-esteem and ca ... rder must be regarded as a significantly important state, as it strikes its victim psychologically, socially and sometimes even physically, impairing normal daily behavior.Out of the many mental illne ...

(6 pages) 108 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

A Brief Overview of Da Waal's Political Book: Chimpanzee Politics

in Arnhem, all of which have also been seen in the wild.One of the phenomena that makes aggression, social behavior, and communication difficult to observe in chimps (other than the sheer speed with w ... etc.Chimps are fairly aggressive animals; nevertheless, reconciliations are an important aspect of social life. After conflict, reconciliation almost always takes place, involving kissing, mutual gro ...

(6 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Media and It's influence

se power with reference to the political development. A role is defined as characteristic, expected social behavior, the function, position or actions taken by a required person or group. The chapter ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"Pulp Fiction" as a Reflection of the American Society

her; violence is feed by revenge and vice versa. Throughout the essay, we are going to explain this social behavior, analyzing the causes of violence and its consequences, stating revenge as its key e ... a buster of human's inner fears that ends up materializing in a violent form.When these two ways of social behavior transcends from generation to generation, we could say that they are immerse in our ...

(4 pages) 31 0 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Psychology of Human Nature

h bodily concepts. "It however reflects true relationship with the mind-body concept. ATTITUDES AND SOCIAL COGNITION addresses those domains of social behavior in which cognition plays a major role, i ... ery deeply. Sociobiology is the systematic study of the biological(evolutionary) basis of the human social behavior. Sociobiology is defined as the systematic study of the biological basis of all form ...

(12 pages) 331 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is Sociology?

lid, reliable, and precise knowledge about people and society. It is the Science of society and the social interactions taking place within it. It's emphasis is on the social behavior of the individua ... thin it. It's emphasis is on the social behavior of the individual within the context of his or her social group or society.Sociology studies not only the structure and functions of social organizatio ...

(1 pages) 91 1 2.2 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


a composer was the result of excellent breeding by his father at the start of a very young age. His social behavior was essential throughout his career, and especially during his tours through Europe, ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Social Psychology, what is it and what can it help us learn about ourselves and others actions.

Social Psychology is a very broad subject but the definition that I believe describes it best is the ... ence by other people. There are many contributing factors and situations that support the theory of Social Psychology. I believe by understanding these contributing factors better we can learn to bett ... utside influences leading our behaviors. The most prominent factors I found included the following: Social behavior, Social cognition and how we use it, Self concept and Image and its importance, Atti ...

(13 pages) 249 1 3.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology