Essays Tagged: "environmental influences"

Why Are Individuals Aggressive

the total destruction of others. Is aggression biological determined or the product of learning and environmental influences.? This essay, will consider instinctive theory, the frustration - aggressio ... theories discussed are the cause of aggression. Brain disorders, hormonal and chemical imbalances, environmental factors, such as heat, noise, air pollution and overcrowding, although contribute to t ...

(9 pages) 313 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychological debate of Nature versus Nurture

ture and nurture dichotomy refers to the disposition of people based on their innate factors versus environmental influences on them. Innate factors include genetics or inborn temperaments, such as, w ...

(2 pages) 219 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

'Why is it so important for academics and marketing managers to understand the impact of external influences on consumer behaviour?'

and services, is affected by three factors: memory, internal (individual) differences and external (environmental) influences. All of these features are important to academics and marketing managers a ...

(9 pages) 454 0 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Bronte Sisters - How Childhood Affects a Novel.

e different and intertwining situations. The Bronte sisters bring forth the question of genetic and environmental influences on a person's character. Both girls grew up in the same house, under the sa ...

(12 pages) 62 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

African Tribes

e is provided by the remarkable evidence of rock art.Distinctive gene pools emerged under different environmental influences. The manner and the dating of language diffusion are particulary difficult ...

(18 pages) 199 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nature vs. nuture explains about whether our personalities are born or made and how they are each influenced by their sperate environments.

uenced by their separate environments. Researchers are finding that the balance between genetic and environmental influences for certain traits change as people get older. Also, people may react to us ... tinctive preferences. A research was done to see whether a trait would show up in a child if it was environmentally influenced or genetically influenced. A child was given more negative attention than ...

(2 pages) 117 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alcoholism - nature or nurture?

by either nature or nurture. Nowadays the essence of the debate is: what is the ratio of genetic to environmental influences in understanding the source and expression of various biological and behavi ... of the two.Addiction is a chronic, progressive, and sometimes fatal disorder with both genetic and environmental roots. It is a compulsion that drives an individual to continue to behave in a way tha ...

(11 pages) 342 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

its close link with disciplines such as Anthropology and Sociology in its concerns with social and environmental influences on behaviour, Physics in its treatment of vision, hearing and touch; and Bi ...

(7 pages) 134 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sunshine Apples

QUESTION No. 1Discuss the macro environmental influences on Sunshine Apples.The organisation's macro-environment consists of six maj ... n provide the freshest apples and also various apple recipes for consumers.People's views of societyEnvironmental issues have become hot topics in today's society. People worry about pollution problem ... ve consumers that all apples they produce are clean and natural. Moreover, if Sunshine Apples joins environmental public services, it may help the company to build the positive images in consumers' in ...

(15 pages) 339 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Genes affect

hroughout life, the environment influences genetic tendencies. Genotype- environment correlation is environmental influences and certain genetic is likely to act in the same way. There are three types ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

in has lead researchers to the conclusion that chemical imbalances within the brain, in addition to environmental influences, are responsible for obsessive-compulsive disorders. This realization has l ... understanding of the brain has changed this way of thinking. It is now believed that in addition to environmental influences, there is also a neurological basis of OCD. A decreased level of serotonin, ...

(3 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nurture As It Relates To Development

nurture is related to development, it must first be defined. Nurture is a general term for all the environmental influences that affect development after an individual is conceived. It is a parents l ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Social Learning Theory of Bandura.

ns human behaviour in terms of continuous reciprocal interaction between cognitive, behavioural, an environmental influences, suggesting that behaviour can be learned at the cognitive level through ob ... examines the way a person behaves is dependant on how the personal, behavioural, observational and environmental factors interact and how they affect the learning process. Paul's characteristics have ...

(6 pages) 482 0 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Globalization and Consumer Behavior

and services, is affected by three factors: memory, internal (individual) differences and external (environmental) influences. All of these features are important to academics and marketing managers a ... l people around the planet become increasingly interconnected in economic, cultural, political, and environmental terms, along with our awareness of such interconnections is known as globalization. Gl ...

(6 pages) 372 0 4.1 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Frida Kahlo & Joy Hester: Representations of Self

d social learning.'Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Joy Hester both explore emotional conditions and environmental influences through their artwork.Like so many artists in the 1940s, Hester's work was ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Extensive decision-making process - consumer behaviour: analyse the many elements of EKB's consumer decision model in relation to consumer behaviour.

ummary i1 Introduction..............22 Analysis..........32.1 Need recognition...............32.1.1 Environmental influences.......32.1.2 Individual differences............42.1.3 Memory...........42.1 ... airlines and accommodation.Need recognition's main three aspects that our model covered were;2.1.1 Environmental influencesThese influences are made up of a buyer's social context together with situa ...

(22 pages) 221 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critiquing the Notion of Free Will

that the actions of a person are influenced by factors independent and outside this person, namely, environmental influences and other "causes", and also within the person, with references to Chisholm ... s that influence behavior/action. Daniel Dennett's piece attacks genetic determinism, citing purely environmental influences as the developers and "causers" of behavior. Instead, Dennett places the re ...

(6 pages) 59 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Parenting Style paper for Child Psychology Class - Describing hostile and permissive parenting styles in a fictitious story.

mparing the lives of two twelve-year-old boys, Mike and Ike. They share the same economical levels, environmental influences, and live in the same town, Lemonlimeville. Everything is the same except f ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

ain has lead researchers to the conclusion that chemical imbalance within the brain, in addition to environmental influences, causes this disorder. OCD, now recognizes as one of the most common psychi ...

(6 pages) 158 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A Personal Philosophy of Education

on, which underlies the educational philosophies that are developed through social, historical, and environmental influences in one's life. My ability to tackle certain dilemmas requires that I have s ...

(7 pages) 391 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education