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28 Aug 2013

Schizophrenia, psychosis, and lifespan development

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Schizophrenia, psychosis, and lifespan development all hold a vital part of an individual's overall psychological wellbeing. If a disorder is handled quickly it increases the odds of a proper diagnoses and a better action of treatment. Disorders such as schizophrenia, psychosis, and...

22 Aug 2013

Life span perspective paper

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Lifespan maturity is a development starting at conception that carries on pending death. The succession initiates with the materialization of a fetus from a single celled organism. As the fetus is born as a child and enters the world the environment in which the youngster exists begins to...

22 Aug 2013

Diverse nature of psychology

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Psychology explores the reasons why individuals carry out certain actions and by performing these investigations many subdisciplines have been created within the field. The creation of these subdisciplines has made psychology exceedingly diverse field. Having this diversity within the field of...

22 Aug 2013

Altruism and psychology

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

My random act of kindness was paying a family member's cable bill so her service wouldn't get turned off. This case was a bit more unique because it wasn't just her favorite channels she would be missing out on. She has a twelve year old autistic son who if doesn't have internet, will get into...

22 Aug 2013

Attention worksheet

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Life can become vastly more complex which requires added attention these days. Going back to the time when there were no cars, cell phones, or any other device that would sidetrack someone as effortlessly as today, attention was easier focused and less divided. Now a day, things altered...

22 Aug 2013

Cognitive brain function paper

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

All the way through the history of psychology there have been primarily two outlooks of the localization of higher cognitive functions, phrenology and reactions to phrenology, which is the holistic approach. In present day given the latest information and studies, one of which is the Phineas Gage...

22 Aug 2013

Cognitive psychology

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

The division of psychology that deals with an individual's internal states and cognitive functions such as, attention, problem solving abilities, motivation, and even thinking is cognitive psychology. The expansion of cognitive psychology is noticeable by a number of milestones in the...

22 Aug 2013

Ethics awareness inventory

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

The Ethics Awareness Inventory (EAI) is employed to appraise an individual's ethical technique. Every person has his or her own standpoint. This standpoint or outlook can be brought about form the individual's analysis of wrong and right. The majority of individual's place the foundation his or...

22 Aug 2013

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

In the beginning the thought of the heart and soul was different from the “mind” that we know today, and the treatments were used to clear the body of bad blood that made individuals act inappropriately. Since then therapies to help treat the illness that people were consumed with was...

21 Aug 2013

Applications of Clinical Psychology

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

Research conducted in the past finds that mixed receptive-expressive language disorder has no conclusive evidence of the causes, however; research does find two different types: developmental and acquired (Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders, 2012). Current researchers continue to conduct studies to...

21 Aug 2013

Sources of motivation

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Motivation is described best as an initiation guidance, movement, or guidance, which causes a human being to demonstrate certain types of defined behavior or set and acquire goals. As some are aware it is the source of motivation that forces a human being to attend school, work, or to...

21 Aug 2013

Learning and memory paper

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

Memory and learning are bonded in relation to one another. The concept is so similar that people confuse them with each other. Although many people think it is the same, by definition, the two are quite different. Learning is the process that will modify a subsequent...

21 Aug 2013

Gender Identity

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Every person possesses a gender identity within their self's which nearly everyone match one's anatomic look. A person's gender indentify is either male or female or possibly something in between. This is a significant individual trait that adds to ones self-worth. It is the mode...

21 Aug 2013

Does sexual abuse at a young age lead to becoming a sex addict?

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Expansion and consequent worldwide increases of at no cost trade and internationalization makes way for numerous amounts of fresh benefits given to humanity. With that in mind the aged and fresh collective inequities have made their presence known. With this happening it has permitted a...

20 Aug 2013

Operant conditioning

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

B. F. Skinner is commonly the first person that is thought of when operant conditioning is the subject being spoke on. The reason behind this is that Skinner was the psychologist that developed the beginning theory behind this behavior. It was his experimentation with animals that lead...

20 Aug 2013

Learning and cognition

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Behaviors with the procedure of gaining knowledge are more resent areas under discussion within psychology. Behavior is primarily the subject that psychology focuses on yet it is known that not every behavior is learned. Reflexive behavior is an instinctive response caused by a...

20 Aug 2013

Developmental stages matrix

Essay - 2 pages - Psychology

The brain triples in size and their stomachs digest more food and more kinds of food, transmitting sustenance for the body to facilitate extraordinary enlargements. An infant on average weighs about seven pounds at birth. Generally, at two years of age the child will weigh around 30 pounds....

20 Aug 2013

Psychological testing at the workplace

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

The workplace is unique because the qualities and characteristics of people and abilities are combined to help an organization to function properly. Organizations work diligently to measure the performance and productivity of these employees. However, psychological testing is a provision that...

20 Aug 2013

Research, Statistics, and Psychology

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Several uses of research methods and statistical reasoning are in attendance as is relevant to psychology. Statistics are a necessary utility to the comprehension of the facets of the ease of understanding completing personal research and grasping psychology articles or journals. The scientific...

16 Aug 2013

Perspective Paper

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

Consideration of human action means primarily discovering how one's life occurrences shape a human being for the rest of his or her life. Modern psychology has very much established an organization in behaviorism. B.F. Skinner, Edward C. Tolman, and John B. Watson are only a small...

16 Aug 2013

History of psychology

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

Since the beginning of time there has been a superior obsession with the human mind and how it works. There are some people that believe that humans evolved and were not created. Whatever a human believes it or not it is very apparent that whatever you believe or don't believe the mind is still...

12 Aug 2013

Sensation, Perception, and Attention

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Team affiliates respond in a different way to diverse acoustic stimulus. We will carry out an open discussion about each individual team member's threshold for acoustic stimulation as well as compare experiences and comfort levels for each team member using the cocktail party phenomena. We will...

12 Aug 2013

Howard Garner's Multiple Intelligence's

Case study - 2 pages - Psychology

Multiple Intelligence was introduced by a man named Howard Gardner. His suggestion of diverse intelligences is referred to as ‘The Theory of Multiple Intelligences', which does challenge the thought of contemporary intelligence. Gardner's theory see's current position of intellect as a...

08 Aug 2013

Psychological article critique: 'Childhood Family Violence History and Women's Risk for Intimate Partner Violence and Poor Health' by Bensley, Van Eenwyk, & Simmons

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

This study investigated the association between a history of childhood family violence and subsequent adult physical health, mental distress, and intimate partner violence. The sample consisted of 3527 women living in Washington State. Data were obtained from the Behavioral Risk...

12 Jul 2013

Discrimination in schools: Race and social change

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Despite the 1954 ruling for desegregation following the landmark case of Brown v. the Board, American schools continue to be racially divided at alarmingly high rates. According to research conducted by the Civil Rights Project, levels of segregation for black and Latino students have...

12 Jul 2013

Gender differences in duration of sleep

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

Studies investigating gender differences in nighttime hours spent asleep have generated mixed findings. Some research has shown insomnia to be more common in older women. This trend has also been exhibited in college female populations (Voderholzer, Al-Shajlawi, Weske, Feige, &...

11 Jul 2013

Coherence therapy

Case study - 6 pages - Psychology

Coherence Therapy, previously referred to as Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy, was developed by Bruce Ecker and Laurel Hulley during the 1980's and 1990's. As a type of psychotherapy borne out of the constructivist tradition, Coherence Therapy's major tenet revolves around the individual as...

21 Jun 2013

The teleological argument

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

William Paley was the creator of the teleological argument. He believed that an intelligent designer has had to create the universe for such a purposeful thing could not have just come to be. But how could one prove this? He validated his beliefs by using an analogy of a watch and a watchmaker....

21 Jun 2013

Denialism

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

The use of term 'denialism' has proliferated and its academic explanatory power is used to examine and study the cause of false beliefs and misperceptions. The concept itself is devoid of concrete meaning it has been stretched in various academic and other directions to accommodate...

21 Jun 2013

One Man's Ceiling is Another Man's Floor: Differing Views on Criminology

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

Crime has been studied, analyzed, thought about, talked about, and think tanked to death. Depending on the area of the world in which one lives, and the governing politics of the day, one can find a social theory that fits his or her own personal agenda. After studying Becarria...