Essays Tagged: "judgments"

Paper on the Vietnam experience from the book "Rumor of War"

Vietnam the intense physical strains of the jungle and the feeling of constant futility warped the judgments and actions of the combat troops and changed them psychologically. Lieutenant Caputo, Crow ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What controls a person's first Impression?

enced by many factors, mainly the physical appearance, one's own past experiences and other peoples judgments. Indeed, first impressions are dangerous, but they are also inevitable, for it is a natura ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The definition of Intellect

s thought process. 'Alogical decision is a wise decision'rea·son: the ability to think, form judgments, and draw conclusions.Justification of an act or idea. Intellect is reasoning. The intelle ... paring and deciding; understanding; good sense. Intellect is judgment.The intellect obviously makes judgments, but intellectual judgments. Theintellect knows what he or she wants to do, and what is be ...

(3 pages) 134 2 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Finding a Middle Road, an argument between two different types of view points

e a rough sense of what a good quality of life for humans consists of. Also, we can make some rough judgments about when a person's quality of life has increased or decreased. Utilitarianism about fut ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Christian Teens

from that of past generations (Linehan 3). Therefore, many people of older generations tend to make judgments and assumptions about teenagers. These assumptions are typically based on the manner in wh ...

(8 pages) 190 4 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Would You Go Along With the Majority Opinion, Or Would You "Stick To Your Guns" And Trust Your Own Instinct?

e to decades of research on conformity. (336-342)Asch states that when people don't trust their own judgments, they look to others for evidence of how to choose correctly. This self-doubt may occur wh ... l of issues to discuss, we can conclude that with each situation there are social norms attached to judgments ways of thinking. These differ from group to group and are dynamic with the changing of tr ...

(6 pages) 74 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What is Assessment? Who Needs To Assess? Effects of Traditional Tests etc

idea of current knowledge implies that what a student knows is always changing and that we can make judgments about student achievement through comparisons over a period of time. Assessment may affect ...

(5 pages) 466 0 2.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Rose for Emily. A summary report on the short story by William Faulkner.

tude, Emily is stereotyped and judged by those in her community. In light of her upbringing and the judgments of the townspeople, Emily becomes attached to anyone who shows her attention. In turn, she ...

(5 pages) 203 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Critical Thinking and Decision Making." This paper was written for a Critical thinking course called critical thinking for managment.

Critical thinking is simply defined as making judgments and drawing conclusions based on objective evidence. This is a rational and self-regulator ...

(1 pages) 1110 5 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Prejudice, comformity and stereotyping in American History X

a member of a group without really knowing that individual is a part of prejudice. Some people make judgments about a whole group of people without knowing very much about them. Sometimes people are a ... egative attitude towards a person or group of people, which is not based on objective facts. The prejudgments are usually based on stereotypes, which are shared beliefs about the characteristic traits ...

(10 pages) 337 1 4.2 Feb/2003

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

My Theory of a Good Life

ition. Situations may arise that involve unequal social interactions, which cause free intuitional judgments to be prone to error. Therefore, social conditioning and biological mechanisms play a big ... eriences helps one to think about conditions and consequences of an action. Future choices require judgments based on past experiences and understanding interactions and connections. Therefore, some ...

(8 pages) 276 4 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Meaning of Truth and Judgement. Following the book, The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

ghout the town of Salem, Massachusetts back in the late 1600's during the witch scare. Opinions and judgments, not the truth, were all that anything was based on during the trials. Society believed wh ... on somebody may seem harmless, but it can also be extremely destructive. The citizens of Salem made judgments on their neighbors, forming opinions that they might be witches. Those solitary judgments ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descartes proof of God. This examines Descartes' argument for the existence of God.

ding "thought" into four categories--ideas (concepts), volitions (choices), emotions (desires), and judgments (beliefs). He then breaks down these categories to discover which type/s of thoughts can y ... erfect. This leads into the second problem I have with Descartes' proof--that he uses his imperfect judgments to decide what attributes are perfect and which are not. He then applies the ones he judge ...

(5 pages) 317 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

What is ethnocentrism and cultural relativism and what problems do they present?

tions, it becomes harder to learn and understand different cultures. Ethnocentric viewpoints impair judgments and make finds less relevant. It is the place of the anthropologists to try to use cultura ... mpt of an anthropologist to look at a culture, understand it as much as possible and then only make judgments in accordance to the values, norms and morals of that particular culture. This point of vi ...

(1 pages) 221 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Interrogation Double Blind.

ther words, this person has very little control, if any, and this person is subject to preconceived judgments.Whatever the litigant may say to or ask of this person, the person in the hot seat will co ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Analysis of a House on Mango Street

to travel around looking for a decent place to live. In her past she has struggled with racism and judgments because of her poor background. Despite all this, Esperanza is able to overcome her differ ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Origins of slavery in Colonial America.

lize the hypocrisy of a society striving for freedom to practice slavery, the same way we also pass judgments on societies who had practiced human sacrifice. However, it is important to understand the ...

(2 pages) 121 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thoughts of a lonely mind.

bstacles that we face are intertwined by the ways we confront our previous struggles which test our judgments about what we perceive. The perception of the obstacle is a facade by the paradigms we hav ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Reader" by Bernard Schlink about post WW2 Germany.

is unique to everyone and there is no one meaning for guilt. Though guilt is such a strong feeling, judgments must not be made simply on how "guilty" one feels for their actions. If that is so, then H ... uilty" one feels for their actions. If that is so, then Hanna would never have gone to jail at all. Judgments should instead be made on the actions of a person and whether the person was right or wron ...

(9 pages) 76 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Effects of Phonological and Semantic Words on False Recognition.

ore likely to remember the study item, then the critical item. Although during the remember or know judgments, as list length increased, subjects were more likely to say that they knew they saw a crit ... ediger (2003) not only wanted to measure false recall but they also wanted to study remember / know judgments. In this study, subjects were given twenty-four lists with 16 words on each. Researchers r ...

(19 pages) 154 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology