Essays Tagged: "social interaction"

this is a research paper for an undergraduate college abnormal psych class. it is on autism. Autism- A Pervasive Spectrum Disorder

hirty months, and males are affected four times as often as females. Symptoms include impairment in social interaction, fixation on inanimate objects, inability to communicate normally, and resistance ... ulty with language, abnormal responses to sensory stimuli, resistance to change and difficulty with social interaction. "Other characteristics of autism may include: making the same repetitive motion ...

(11 pages) 869 5 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A factual write up on autism.

ther children. My research is on what exactly autism is and the facts on it, the symptoms and other social behavior in an autistic child. My purpose for is that if you come into contact with an autist ... disease, but a developmental disorder of the brain. It told the three main symptoms, which are the social interaction, nonverbal communication, and the lack of interests. It also told about the signs ...

(2 pages) 138 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Get Your ROLE On. Playing Multiple Roles.

better place. As human beings, we fall victims to our minds, our own logical reasoning, and to our social situations and their inherent "performances."Erving Goffman speaks on this subject of everyda ... cial interaction, the impact of environment, and the psychology of the individual. He mentions that social interaction can be viewed as a sort of "performance," shaped by environment and audience, con ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Technology is Changing Education

discovering that computers and multi-basededucational tools are facilitating learning and enhancing social interaction. Computerbased telecommunications can offer enormous instructional opportunities, ...

(5 pages) 625 1 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Technology is Changing Education.

iscovering that computers and multi-based educational tools are facilitating learning and enhancing social interaction. Computer based telecommunications can offer enormous instructional opportunities ...

(4 pages) 278 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Information Superhighway: Tells about the positive and negative effects that the information superhighway (internet) has had on society.

n addition to the negative economic effect society as a whole is about to suffer immeasurable harm. Social interaction has been reduced which will have an effect on society interaction.While the speed ... ing experience of interaction with the salesperson may be a positive one in some cases, the lack of social interaction may be devastating in the long run. For example, shopping by phone, QVC or Intern ...

(3 pages) 122 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

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

Because of her father's death she finds it difficult to let go and live a normal life that involves social interaction. To make matters worse than her anti-social attitude, Emily is stereotyped and ju ...

(5 pages) 203 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marketing plan for fictitious clinic.

f these conditions and their treatments may undermine self-image and self-esteem, discourage normal social interaction, and lead to chronic stress and depression as well as incur great financial cost. ...

(12 pages) 763 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Craig Raine's Poem "A martian sends a postcard home". Describe how you would turn the poem into a short film

an observe and listen to people and things around him it is quite evident that he does not have any social interaction even on a casual level. One of the most important aspects of a film trying to dep ...

(9 pages) 44 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Online Identity: How others percieve themselves

communities, have created a new space, not physical, but just as real in terms of visualization and social interaction. Within these new virtual spaces identity is questioned, molded and exchanged lik ... mute for the casual user, those of us that use chat rooms as a form of entertainment, or a means of social conversation with others around the world. These identity issues are only really a problem fo ...

(5 pages) 129 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Architecture - what makes a buildling Green.

ility and has the potential to lead to greater level of human comfort, environmental awareness, and social interaction.Building activities have undergone tremendous changes in terms of design, feature ...

(13 pages) 272 2 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Outsider" by Albert Camus.

us achieves this through the use of imagery, symbols and strong characterisation that emphasise the social interaction of, Meursault with a judgmental and stereotyping society.Characterisation is the ... tablished during the first moments of the trial where we get the impression that the courtroom is a social club where people regularly meet to ponder one issue or another.I noticed at that point that ...

(5 pages) 83 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Imagine a disease that affects more than half a million people in the United States , impairs their social interaction and communication skills, knows no racial, ethnic, or social boundaries, and has ... isorder that affects children's sensory systems and their abilities to communicate, and to function socially (Autism 1997). It is not a mental illness and so far there is no known cure for it. This di ...

(8 pages) 326 0 4.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attraction: Describe and evaluate two psychological theories of interpersonal attraction.

rpersonal attraction. In this consider the extent to which attraction is determined by cultural and social factors, rather than an act of choice.A.Attraction can be considered as a relatively simple p ... ls the basic human need to reproduce. Secondly, man can be considered as gregarious. The effects of social deprivation have been outlined in various studies such as Bexton et al (1954), Schachter (195 ...

(7 pages) 204 0 4.1 Nov/2003

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

Sociological essay on brushing teeth.

Socilogical Imagination (brushing teeth)Sociology is the study of human social life, groups and societies. Sociological imagination demonstrates the need to take a much bro ... ng the sociological imagination. Shows the scientific method and presents it being applied to human social life, following sociologists on one research project. The sociological imagination enables us ... ography and the relations between the two within society. Performing a basic activity also helps in social interaction. Sociological imagination helps the individual to understand the society in which ...

(4 pages) 81 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Social Anxiety.

Social AnxietyOne of the personality disorders that people suffer from the most is social anxiety. T ... that people suffer from the most is social anxiety. This type of anxiety relates to anticipated and social interactions. Although is uncommon for a person to experience anxiety in a social environment ... es than others. People who are described as shy are people who are most likely to be suffering from social anxiety. Not to be confused with an introverted person, who chooses to be alone or in quiet s ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Spectatorship and Gender.

The show raises some contradictions to the article. There is also the notion of social interaction between the teenagers. The premise of Buffy is that, at all time throughout histo ... flowing, she is everything feminism (". A set of political practices founded in the analysis of the social/historical position of women as subordinated, oppressed or exploited whether within dominant ... pressed or exploited whether within dominant modes of production {such as capitalism} and/or by the social relations of patriarchy or male domination."[i])of the 70's was promoting: be proud of your s ...

(5 pages) 52 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Lev Vygotsky

Lev Vygotsky, born in the U.S.S.R. in 1896, is responsible for the social development theory of learning. He proposed that social interaction profoundly influences cog ... cognitive development. Vygotsky believed that our life long process of development was dependent on social interaction and that social learning actually leads to cognitive development. Traditionally, ... 's ideas play an important role in many areas of developmental, educational, general, abnormal, and social psychology, as well as in some areas of psychotherapy. Vygotsky emphasized that cognition is ...

(1 pages) 118 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology. Explain what theoretical perspectives are. Name and explain the three major sociological theoretical perspectives and give examples.

ld be observed. There are several theoretical perspectives in sociology that are used to understand social relationships and behaviors. The three theoretical perspectives discussed here are symbolic i ... ic interactionism is a microsociological theoretical approach that examines small-scale patterns of social interaction. Interactionists focus on how humans use symbols (signs, gestures, language) to d ...

(5 pages) 458 3 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Scott Russell Sanders - In response to an excerpt from, "The Common Life": The Players Of Modern Societal Theatrics

ican society has molded Americans into embracing anonymity and abandoning the "common life" and the social interaction that goes along with it. I completely agree with Sanders on this issue. It is tru ... n't care that no one knows her; in fact, she prefers this to being among friends. Why is this? Such social isolationists contribute little to a community and may even detract from it. If the United St ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors