Essays Tagged: "stimuli"

Compare and contrast auditory system and optical system

system. Optical system or sometime called visual system involved in the process of taken amount of stimuli and transfer it into some figure that we can perceive as images that make senses. Auditory s ... o the brain. However, the information from one side are send to the opposite side of hemisphere but stimuli go to the same side hemisphere. The optical information are stored in occipital lobes where ...

(2 pages) 133 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Written for nursing school: Self-concept is the capability of being able to see ourselves "from the outside"; the picture we gain of how other see us.

4) Present feelings about self. 5) Spiritual identity. 6) Personality structure. 7) Perceptions of stimuli that have an input on the self. 8) Relationships with self, and others. (Perry, Potter 2001) ...

(9 pages) 384 1 4.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

This essay is about culture shock. It's about the effects, the process, and the after effects. (It was written for Psychology and Culture)

motional reactions to the loss of perceptual reinforcements from one's own culture, to new cultural stimuli which have little or no meaning. (Adler, 1975) In layman's terms, culture shock is the anxie ...

(5 pages) 347 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

come did match with the expected outcome; there was a significant change in biological responses to stimuli, when the stimuli was presented in an unexpected format or the content of the stimuli itself ... s differences in skin conductance level, pulse volume and inter beat interval (IBI) among the three stimuli. The test statistics for the three responds among the three stimuli were shown in table 1. U ...

(11 pages) 113 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


StressStress is a natural response from the body to certain stimuli, and there are several components to stress. Too much stress however can lead to physiologic ...

(2 pages) 183 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Describe and Evaluate Using Psychological Research the Contribution of Behaviourist Approaches to an Understanding of Human Behaviour.

in trying to understand human behaviour. Behaviourists believe in the significance of environmental stimuli and its effect on our actions, this means that behaviourists focus on learning and the how p ... the point where it was possible to make them salivate without even having to present food and such stimuli as the sound of a bell caused the dogs to salivate. It was found that these dogs had been cl ...

(5 pages) 113 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

B.F. Skinners theory of punishment

es our reactions in future situations. This learning process that is associated between environment stimuli and behavioral responses.Breaking down the rewards system you come along reinforces and rein ... to look deeper inside the box. Kohler believed that solving a complex problem was responding to the stimuli in a trial and error statement. One of his experiments was with using a chimpanzee to try an ...

(3 pages) 266 3 4.9 Mar/2003

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

Piaget vs. Gardner on Childhood Intelligence.

the physical and mental aspects of our bodies. This includes our reflexes, which occur when certain stimuli trigger an instinctive response. He also discusses how we adapt to certain situations using ...

(5 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jun/2003

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

The Seven Pillars of Life

n organized unit, which can carry out metabolic reactions, defend itself against injury, respond to stimuli, and has the capacity to be at least a partner in reproduction." But I'm not happy with such ...

(9 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

This is what exactly goes on in your brain when you are in a funny situation or under stress...

ts laughter. Researchers believe that uncovering the brain and body's specific response to positive stimuli like humor and laughter may lead to new therapies.What do you get if you cross a student wit ...

(6 pages) 120 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

What role do Glia cells play in the neural functioning?

s in the body such as rhythm cardiac). So the neurons are special cells that are capable to receive stimuli messages and transferring those stimuli for responses. The function of the neuron is to tran ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Learning and memory.

tioning:stimulus -- Any event or object in the environment to which an organism responds; plural is stimuli.unconditioned stimulus (US): A stimulus that elicits a specific response without prior learn ... he original conditioned stimulus.discrimination: The learned ability to distinguish between similar stimuli so that the conditioned response occurs only to the original conditioned stimulus but not to ...

(5 pages) 454 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleeping Disorders.

the original definition by comparing sleep to a behavioral state that is still sensitive to eternal stimuli (sleep). A vital part to understanding the concept of sleep is understanding exactly what oc ...

(12 pages) 208 2 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Perception in marketing, especially about selective perception

uctionPerception is defined as the process by which an individual receives, selects, and interprets stimuli to form a meaningful and coherent picture of the world. Stimulus itself is defined as any un ... ates to the view that that is developed as a result of the stimulus.However, a person's reaction to stimuli and the perceptions that they form as a result of a stimulus often depends on past experienc ...

(8 pages) 181 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Carl Rodgers and B.F. Skinner: Behaviorism Comparison between two descriptions of behavior

d with small animals such as rats and pigeons. As the experimenter, he was able to study the use of stimuli and reinforcement of behavior.Skinner pointed out that aggression, like any other form of be ...

(3 pages) 178 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Behavior Modification---In sort of a Outline form--also includes some modern day uses of Behavior Modification

reduce or eliminate problematic behavior, or to teach an individual new responses to environmental stimuli.The goal of a behavior modification program is to change and adjust behavior that is inappro ... with animals. Many had impacting research, here are a few.Ivan P. Pavlov (1849-1936)-Concerned with stimuli that evoke responses (noise, food, lights, etc.)-Pavlov's famous dogs: Gastric secretions we ...

(5 pages) 163 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An Appeal for the Rights of Homosexuals

tific view, homosexuality is very natural. All animals, including humans, can respond to homosexual stimuli. There is evidence of homosexuality occurring throughout history. One anthropological study ...

(5 pages) 133 3 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Behaviourist and cognitive approaches to consumer learning theory

t of learning covers a vast amount of ground, ranging from a consumers simple association between a stimuli such as a product logo (E.g. Coca-Cola) and a response (e.g. 'refreshing soft drink') to a c ... le classical conditioning reinforces involuntary responses.Classical responses occur as a result of stimuli that occur prior to the response, whereas operant responses are reinforced by consequences t ...

(6 pages) 397 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

This is about the early perspectives of psychology

e pioneered the concept of stating mental events in relation to objectively knowable and measurable stimuli and reactions. Wundt perceived psychology as part of an elaborate philosophy where mind is s ... spective focuses on our perception of a whole being different from our perception of the individual stimuli. If a cause and its effect are taken as separate events we see that differently than if the ...

(3 pages) 238 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Define and explain Declarative, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive psychology

ehaviour towards the subject) results from immediate or recent environmental forces or causes (i.e. stimuli). Main psychologists in this area were Watson, Skinner, James, Thorndike and Pavlov.Skinner ... y, perception, thought, language, and attention and so on. It is thought that with a certain input (stimuli) and product (result happening to the subject) the memory will trigger that this input will ...

(6 pages) 219 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology