Essays Tagged: "Psychologist"

Pornography - - Sex or Subordination?

and executed. During his detention invarious penitentiaries, he was mentally probed and prodded by psychologist andpsychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of his violent actions and sexual frustra ... his murderousescapades. However, the strongest and most feasible of these theories came not from thepsychologists, but from the man himself, "as a teenager, my buddies and I would allsneak around and ...

(9 pages) 331 2 3.3 Jan/1996

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

A Comparison of Piaget, Freud, and Erikson

have grown to be respected as a science.Objectivity and the scientific method are both part of the psychologist's modeof operation. However, even the greatest of psychologists can only theorizeabout ...

(6 pages) 980 6 4.3 Jun/1996

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

The Silence of The Lambs

a life in the FBI, hunts a serial killer byuse of vague information given to her by an incarcerated psychologist. Hannibal "TheCannibal" Lecter relays information to Clarice in exchange for informatio ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 Oct/1996

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

Reviving Olphelia by Mary Pipher

esentation into a talk show featuring some of the girls profiled in the book as well as Mary, their psychologist. They key messages we attempted to show the class were: the stress relationships betwee ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

the development of aggression

r I will be focusing on is aggression and its development.The Development of AggressionFor decade's psychologists have attempted to find the causes of aggression. Some psychologists believe that aggre ... ression is a biological problem and others believe that it is a behavioral problem. No matter which psychologist you agree with aggression is a problem in society.Biological theorists suggest that agg ...

(4 pages) 314 2 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Violence and Pornography, pornography -- Sex or Subordination?

d and executed. During hisdetention in various penitentiaries, he was mentallyprobed and prodded by psychologist and psychoanalystshoping to discover the root of his violent actions andsexual frustrat ... his murderousescapades. However, the strongest and most feasible ofthese theories came not from the psychologists, but fromthe man himself, ÿas a teenager, my buddies and I wouldall sneak around ...

(15 pages) 291 0 3.6 Jan/1996

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

Aha! Gestalt psychology and insigth learning. Wolfgang Kohler's studies

oblem through understanding the relationships various parts of a problem.Wolfgang Kohler, a Gestalt psychologist who was born in 1887 and died in 1967, used chimpanzees in the study of insight learnin ... n the elements of our problems so that the solution occurs by insight. We seem to have what Gestalt psychologists call the "Aha! experience."

(2 pages) 104 0 3.8 Dec/1996

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

Critique of Bruno Bettelheim's and Karen Kolbenschlag's interpretation of "Cinderella"

wed quite differently by different critics. This shall be demonstrated in the synthesis of Freudian psychologist Bruno Bettelheim's work "'Cinderella': A Story of Sibling Rivalry and Oedipal Conflicts ...

(4 pages) 126 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dual coding

How individuals are able to obtain knowledge is something that psychologists have studied for a number of years. The ability to store and retrieve knowledge provid ... ity to form logical thought, express emotions and internalize the world around them. In order for a psychologist to understand the theories of knowledge it is necessary to investigate the aspects of t ... e mind works like a computer' has been heard by everyone at one time or another. Recently cognitive psychologists have considered that the mind does not work like a conventional computer. They have re ...

(13 pages) 136 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Design of a Psychological Experiment

Design of a Psychological ExperimentProblem: Suppose you are a psychologist who is interested in the effects of caffeine on the eye-hand coordination of students e ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

We Are All One People. This is an essay about how it doesn't matter who you are or what you think you are, that when tragedy happens we are all the same.

r first session for about an hour, when someone walked into our room and whispered something to the Psychologist that was lecturing at the time. She then proceeded to tell us that there had been a pla ...

(2 pages) 54 2 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay indicates to what extent findings from obedience research be applied beyond the research setting.

was abnormal. It was to do with a person's disposition, to whether they would be obedient or not. A psychologist called Milgram (1974) set out to prove this theory wrong, using one of the most controv ...

(5 pages) 135 2 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Was Stanley Milgram's Study of Obedience Unethical

One of the primary concerns a psychologist must address when preparing to carry out an experiment are the effects, both short and ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

An experiment to find out if the emotional fluctuation was reflected in biological responses.

ponse (EDR), is the most sensitive physiological indicator of psychological events available to the psychologist. (Montagu, J. D. & Coles, E. M., 1966) It is a convenient and sensitive index of au ...

(11 pages) 113 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Time Machine

s about adventures of a brave time traveler.Time Traveler, was on the meeting with a Medical Man, a Psychologist, a Provincial Mayor, a Journalist, and the Editor. They have talked about a time travel ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Psychological debate of Nature versus Nurture

y are exposed to. Nature verses nurture has been the controversial dispute throughout history. Some psychologist, such as John B. Watson, believes that infants are born with a mind at blank state, whi ...

(2 pages) 219 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Compare and contrast the Psycoanalitic Theory with the Behaviorist Theory

ifferences and explaining them.The first approach I will look at is Psychoanalysis; the most famous psychologist linked to this is Sigmund Freud an Austrian psychologist who first proposed his Psychod ... ed and continued, while behaviour that creates negative responses is eliminated.After both of these psychologists came other expanding on their theories, psychologists like Pavlov and Skinner expanded ...

(7 pages) 727 0 4.1 Jan/2003

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

A Cultural Psychologist: Zora Neale Hurston

A Cultural PsychologistTo talk about Zora Neale Hurston's writing, one has to analyze her personality, and that ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Extrasensory Perception.

ion Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the mind. When most people think of a psychologist they think they are going to some shrink that will give them some advice, examine their ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Television and Video Game Violence Affects Adolescent Aggression.

to prove that video game AND television violence cause children to become more aggressive.Firstly, psychologist Brandon S. Centerwall states, "Children have an instinctive desire to imitate behavior. ... ans is that they were treating the violence in Rocky IV as real violence. (Sullinger K3034).Another psychologist Leonard Eron has been tracking television violence and actual violence for almost four ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters