Essays Tagged: "Cognitive"

Sport Psychology

as peak performance. Sports Psychologists analyze the performance of athletes and use motivational, cognitive, and behavioral principles to teach them peak performance levels. Sixty to ninety percent ...

(5 pages) 159 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


function, eliminating extraneous information build-up inthe memory system; and (6) that, in a more cognitive psychological explanation, REM dreamingenhances memory storage and reorganization.Contrary ... andom stimuli to cortical areas of the BRAIN. As aconsequence, memory, sensory, muscle-control, and cognitive areas of the brain are randomlystimulated, resulting in the higher cortical brain attempti ...

(3 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Essay on Adolescence - Learning and development. Not a bad essay written over night for a Monday hand in,surprised at the outcome will post the Bibliography when I find it

nalling adolescent development, many other kinds of changes also occur during the adolescent years; cognitive, self-concept, social / moral reasoning and the ability to think abstractly.Although this ... Five major theoretical views of development will be discussed:·The maturational,·The cognitive,·The psychoanalytic,·The behavioural or learning theory,·The humanist ...

(14 pages) 1457 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

In what ways can religion be explained in evolutionary terms?

en when the first signs of religion arose in hominid evolution. The next goal is to briefly outline cognitive and lithic evidence explaining the religion of these two species in the Upper Paleolithic. ... e personal adornment, such as jewelry, and grave goods, such as animal carcasses, that indicate the cognitive advancement in the capability of abstract thought ( Marshak, A.). In addition, there has b ...

(5 pages) 72 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

My essay examines the importance western society has placed on beauty and the ever changing ideals imposed upon women.

's particular take in female beauty.According to Kant, the judgement of beauty is different from cognitive or moral judgement because it is effected subjectively, that is, exclusively in reference ...

(11 pages) 573 8 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Team Conflict Resolution

nflicts can take on many forms; however, this research explores two types of conflict emotional and cognitive. Although the emphasis is on conflict, the differences lie in their approach and not in th ... ken into considered in the development phase of a work team. Conflict may be viewed as affective or cognitive. These two types of dimensions can help us understand the complications of conflict and wh ...

(11 pages) 949 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Type of motivation used in the novel Ordinary People, by Judith Guest

In my opinion, cognitive motivation best represents the type of human behavior that is evident throughout the novel ... he is on the "right road".External forces have an enormous ability to dictate a person's behavior. Cognitive motivation seems to be perceived differently by various people such as Webster and Plato, ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This document clearly summarizes the subject of Management.

rait approaches to personality7The structure of personality7Environmental approaches to personality7Cognitive theories8Perception8THEORIES OF MOTIVATION9Content theories9Maslow's hierarchy of needs9Ac ... rent situations can bring out similar responses from the same individual" as Mischel argued in 1973.Cognitive theoriesAnother category of individual attributes is psychological characteristics. These ...

(27 pages) 1489 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

B.F. Skinners theory of punishment

d experiences. In this report the main topics will be classical conditioning, operant conditioning, cognitive-social learning, and neuroscience and evolution. Every time we do something good or bad th ... ome scientists believe the behavior cannot be explained by these theories alone. So next we come to cognitive social theory. Unlike Skinner's black box theory, German psychologist Wolfgang Kohler want ...

(3 pages) 266 3 4.9 Mar/2003

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

2017 a short story about the end of the world. Heavily symbolic.

the 'Carbon Units'; they were without fear or emotion. Their minds were based on logic rather than cognitive thought. They were perfect in almost every sense. This is the story of the day they emerge ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


lities. These difficulties in single word decoding are often unexpected inrelation to age and other cognitive and academic abilities; they are not the resultof generalized developmental disability or ...

(3 pages) 67 1 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Constructivist Theory of Learning.

lars alike, particularly in the last decade. The two primary strands of constructivism are known as Cognitive or Individual Knowledge Constructivism and Social Constructivism. It will be shown that le ... will amount to the most discussion wherever learning is discussed.Bibliography.Derry, S.J. (1996). Cognitive Schema Theory in the Constructivist Debate. Educational Psychologist, 31, 163-174.Harris, ...

(7 pages) 490 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cognitive information processing.

Cognitive information processing (CIP) is not associated with the work of a single theorist; rather, ... orms its unique function.What are some of the historical forces behind the development and the neurocognitive revolution? Cognitive psychologists are seeking neurological explanations for their findin ... eir findings, and in turn in order to explain these observations neuroscientists are turning to the cognitive psychologist (Solso, 2001). As stated previously cognitive psychologists observe behaviors ...

(1 pages) 133 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Hemispheric Dominance of the Brain and Its Effect on Visual Acuity and Motor Response -- split brain state, callosal agenesis, controlled experiment.

. Saurwein and Lassonde performed intelligence tests in 1994 that showed that there is little or no cognitive impediment in split-brain persons. However, they go on to state that communication across ... examined a patient with total callosal agenesis and showed that this patient showed several sensori-cognitive impediments including the inability to associate olfactory stimuli with words. Also, in 19 ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


nsequences related to the repeated use ofalcohol.(NIAAA 7) Alcohol dependence involves a cluster of cognitive, behavioral, andphysiological symptoms that result from repeated self-administration that ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Early psychology.

The different perspectives are behavioral, psychodynamic, humanistic, physiological, evolutionary, cognitive, and cultural and diversity.First, I'll start with the behavioral perspective. The behavio ... are expected to survive and pass their genes on to other generations to come.Second to last, is the cognitive perspective. Cognitive perspective focuses on the study of how thoughts take place, how me ...

(2 pages) 239 3 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Psychology Opinion Paper.

chapter one, these six approaches include: neurobiological, behavioral, humanistic, psychoanalytic, cognitive and socio-cultural approaches. Of these six approaches I've found the neurobiological and ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The self-analysis of your personality.

ifferent theories on personality and many different approaches. I am going to talk about the Trait, Cognitive, and Motivational approaches and how they apply to me as an individual.TRAIT APPROACHTrait ... en things don't go according to my plans, I get mad.Openness to Experience describes a dimension of cognitive style that distinguishes imaginative, creative people from down-to-earth, conventional peo ...

(8 pages) 367 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Conflict Management and Resolution for Teams.

ssful and productive resolution of team conflict.There are four basic types of conflict: emotional, cognitive, constructive and destructive. Emotional and destructive conflicts lead to an inability to ... uctive and destructive. Emotional and destructive conflicts lead to an inability to resolve issues. Cognitive and constructive conflicts are a necessary part of finding successful solutions as a team. ...

(11 pages) 1378 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How to become a Psychologist and what it will be like.

vioralists - they are students of human behavior. More specifically, they investigate the physical, cognitive, emotional, or social aspects of human behavior. They formulate hypotheses and collect dat ... hey dumb it down for retards like us.Other specialties within the great field of psychology include cognitive psychology, health psychology and neuropsychology. Cognitive psychologists deal with memor ...

(7 pages) 312 7 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology