Essays Tagged: "Human behavior"


tly remember a nine-digit phone number long enough to dial it" (Baddeley, 1993). The examination of human behavior reveals that current activities are inescapably linked by memories. General "competen ... ality disorders, and mood disorders. To understand the essential issues about traumatic memory, the human mind's response to a traumatic event must first be understood. The memory is made up of many d ...

(6 pages) 657 3 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

ning God's to explain the way life was. Often times there were lessons to be learned that described human behavior. To the Greeks the myths were looked at as examples of good and bad behavior and its ... s to follow these words: "Nothing in excess" and "Know your limitations." These are words that even humans today should take to heart. The Greeks believed in manlike deities as well, whom were capable ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What price knowledge. En experimentation on Humans.

Human BehaviorWhat Price KnowledgeI feel there is a definite need for knowledge in todays society, b ... vancement in scientific knowledge .In doing research for this paper I have found many examples wherehumans were used as 'guinea pigs' or killed. One example of thismisconduct was in 1959 it was a comm ... the University of the State of New York, aware of theshortcomings of procedures in place to protect human subjects. They werefurther concerned over the public's reaction to revealing of the research a ...

(2 pages) 117 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Women and Territory

Women and TerritoryBasic psychology is the attempt to explain and understand significant issues in human behavior which can shed light on popular misconceptions. Desmond Morris and Naomi Weisstein ex ... ret the role of women.Psychology has always been a good source for clearing up misconceptions about human behavior. When the theories of psychologist are wrong, the truth will prevail. Morris and Weis ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

For Sex or Money?

that a simple date is turning into a well-documented legal affair. Sexual harassment is not normal human behavior, but explicit sexual influence from a superior. Take the case of the six-year- ... e with power over you seeking to use that power to a sexual end. Sexual harassment is not any other human behavior.

(3 pages) 102 1 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Discussion paper on the use of traditional knowledge by the Inuit(eskimo to americans)with regards to wildlife managment.

rules, providing not only description and reverence for natural resources but an ethical system for human behavior for sustaining ecosystems, including humans, for generations that will follow. Humans ... ing ecosystems, including humans, for generations that will follow. Humans depend on ecosystems and human actions must reflect this dependency.The reason for the establishment of this project is to ve ...

(16 pages) 140 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why Tocqueville believes that equality leads to a love of centralized authority.

ralized authority.One reason for this is that centralized authority is simple. In ages of equality, human behavior tends towards individualism. The natural tendency is then to focus on individual life ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

short essay on B.F. Skinner and Freud and their theories

el. Sigmund Freud, in his works, specifically Civilization and Its Discontents, presentshis view of human nature and what is innately problematic about it. Both Freud andSkinner agree that human behav ... s the result of outside factors that severely hinder theconcept of free will. Skinner believes that humans, in the correct environment, can livehappily, while Freud understands that humans are destine ...

(3 pages) 178 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

ture, art and music,providing archetypes through which we can learn much about the deeper motives ofhuman behavior.No-one has the definitive answer as to why or how the myths came into being, nut many ... romclay and water, and, as everyone knows, she had a box, from which sprang all the evilsafflicting humankind.Apart fro one misdemeanor, Hephaestus' character seems to have been exemplary. Duringthe T ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

My philosophical Approach to counseling

                             My basic understanding of the human behavior is not grounded in one psychological approach, instead there are two therapeutic appr ... counseling and therapy rather than a firm theoretical         model, it stresses core human conditions. Normally,         personality development is based on the uniquenes ...

(5 pages) 583 0 4.6 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Control of Reality for the Masses (Specific Analysis of altered reality in 1984)

3 KEY POINTS:1. The Party Controls History2. The Party Controls the Conditions of Human Psychology3. The Party Controls god.How The Party Controls Reality:How does the party controls ... Reality:How does the party controls history?How does it affect the present?How does scarcity affect human psychology?What role does Big Brother play?Outline:Introduction: State Topics: The Party Contr ... visionismIts ProcessHow it affects the presentParagraph 2: Psychology: Artificial Scarcity: Affects human behaviorMaslow Theory of Human behaviorParagraph 3: God: Big Brother has taken the place of Go ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is an overview and analysis of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" which means, "Women are like that." It explores the relationship between men and women.

displays intense theory through a comical exhibition. He, even before Freud, explored the depths of human behavior. Mozart questioned the motives and morals of those around him. He was not one to take ...

(7 pages) 164 1 4.0 May/2002

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

Analysis of Two Related Works by Chekov. A Comparison of the Magic in 'The Rocking-Horse Winner' and 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings'

be. In the Marquez story, a nameless and elderly angel lands on earth to experience first hand the human behavior he strives to correct. The magic in the air gives these stories a feeling of suspense ... ider girl is just another form of greed in this story. The actual freak is probably just a costumed human trying to make money off people's stupidity.Flaws are obvious in the main characters of each o ...

(7 pages) 153 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

the relationship between the mind, music, and human behavior

in purpose of the paper is to investigate and present the relationship between the mind, music, and human behavior. For this purpose, research is presented on previous works and studies that link musi ... or mellow music has a tendency to promote tranquillity, while music with tempo sometimes distracts. Human memories can be cued by music, and music can promote improved learning.The brain is a two and ...

(8 pages) 371 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Life-span development chap 3 notes

developed laws of evolution and biology of social behavior* clarify the relation between animal and human behavior* focused attention on the costs and benefits of behavior* directed inquiry toward ind ... of the cause of behavior2.Criticisms:* not adequately considering adaptability/experience* portrays humans as being controlled primarily by genes* explains behavior after the fact lacking predictive a ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of society and human behavior. This is the most basic definition of sociology that one would find. Getting a little ... sic definition of sociology that one would find. Getting a little more in depth, it is the study of humans in groups and how they interact with one another. A scientist in this field, a sociologist, w ...

(2 pages) 193 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

B.F. Skinner's Walden Two

Is it possible for psychologists to ever understand the human condition well enough to create a utopia by "engineering" human behavior? This is the challeng ... h finite dimensions that the entire workings can be completely understood and programmed by another human, if highly intelligent, being? Most people's tendency would be to revolt against such a notion ... lture. But his conditions strike me as evidence that Skinner is ignorant of crucial portions of the human psyche. The first thing he mentions is leisure obtained by means of patronage. Of course, it h ...

(13 pages) 157 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Evolution of Emotion, Urge and Behavior

circumstances and peacefulness in others.' - Stephen Jay Gould, 1981True enough, the plasticity of human behavior is a very important hallmarkof the species; one which has facilitated its spread into ... rrect as Gould's reasoning is; he isoverlooking some important perspecti ves.For one; assuming that humans evolved from organisms which hadsubstantially less ability to learn ontogenicaly; it is hard ...

(15 pages) 458 2 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ethics, Morals, And The Law

l," and "legal" are often misunderstood and misused. The terms are similar in that each refers to a human behavioral code. The terms are similar in that each refers to a human behavioral code. Human b ... csMany people who write about ethics use the term when referring to the most general codes by which humankind lives; that is, those codes of behavior that, for the most part, transcend time, culture, ...

(2 pages) 306 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Human Relations: The Key to Personal Growth and Career Success. this one is written in outline form, can be formatted as a powerpoint presentation, a public speaking presentation or an essay.

Human RelationsThe Key to Personal Growth and Career SuccessHuman RelationsIntroduction to Human Rel ... Career SuccessHuman RelationsIntroduction to Human RelationsThe Nature, Purpose, and Importance of Human Relations1)The nature of human relations, its development, and its importance to the achieveme ... ions, its development, and its importance to the achievement of individual and organizational goals.Human Relations Defined1) The Term Human Relations in it's broadest sense covers all types of intera ...

(3 pages) 464 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community