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  • Who Is to Blame for Schizophrenia?

    Who Is to Blame for Schizophrenia?

    Abstract This paper is a focus on the psychological disorder, schizophrenia. It discusses the symptoms and the different categories each symptom falls into as defined by the DSM IV. It also discusses the different types of diagnosis that may be used for schizophrenia, such as biological, psychodynamic, cognitive and sociocultural. Treatment options, such as psychotherapy, medication, and community health services, are reviewed. And lastly, this paper will cover what can be done to better improve

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Steve
  • Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is To Blame? At a home game against the Indianapolis Pacers, Detroit Pistons Center Ben Wallace reacted with fury against Pacer’s forward Ron Artest after a hard technical foul by Artest. An argument ensued followed by a shoving match between the two which got both teams involved. In a matter of minutes the brawl escalated into the seats of the fans, with some fans throwing fists and full cups of beer at the athlete,

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Victor
  • Who Says Women Cannot Be Einstein

    Who Says Women Cannot Be Einstein

    Yes, men's and women's brains are different. But new research upends the old myths about who's good at what. A tour of the ever changing brain THERE WAS SOMETHING SELF-DESTRUCTIVE ABOUT Harvard University President Larry Summers' speech on gender disparities in January. In his first sentence, he said his goal was "provocation" (rarely a wise strategy at a diversity conference). He called for "rigorous and careful" thinking to explain the gender gap among top-tier

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Why an Infants Mind Can Be Controlled

    Why an Infants Mind Can Be Controlled

    Why An Infants Mind Can Be Controlled I would have to agree with the statement that taking a healthy infant well formed and placing them in a specific world, you could train him to become anything you want. Such as a doctor, lawyer etc…A normal infant well formed can be trained to do or become what we want of them providing that he is in a environment that is positive and not being an emotional

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Vika
  • Why Are Individuals Aggressive?

    Why Are Individuals Aggressive?

    WHY ARE INDIVIDUALS AGGRESSIVE? Aggression is difficult to define, it is a complex phenomenon, and depending upon the context the term can be made to carry either positive or negative connotations, it can be attacking behavior that may be both self-protective and self-assertive or to the infliction of injury toward oneself or toward others, to the total destruction of others. Is aggression biological determined or the product of learning and environmental influences? This essay, will

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Why Are We Losing All Our Good People?

    Why Are We Losing All Our Good People?

    WHY ARE WE LOSING ALL OUR GOOD PEOPLE? Sambian was founded in 1975 by Helen’s father Peter Gasbarian and the idea of this company was be the best architecture and engineering firm by giving the appealing offers to young talents. Helen took over the firm after her father’s death in 1997 and she made her mission to increase collaboration among the firm’s cutting-edge designers, engineers, and client account managers. The other large firms were then

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    Submitted: February 15, 2016 By: queen14
  • Why Be Critical

    Why Be Critical

    I. INTRODUCTION Since critical thinking is evidently more difficult, more troublesome, than ordinary, garden-variety thinking, the question that naturally arises is, why bother. Why not just say, “Forget it…I’ll think (and do, and be) what I want?” This kind of question is not anything new — Plato, for instance, has Socrates raise a similar question in the Republic, namely, “Why be just?” In this paper I will consider several issues that I take to be

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Bred
  • Why Breastfeeding Is Better for Babies

    Why Breastfeeding Is Better for Babies

    Statement: Is breastfeeding better for the mother’s body as well for the baby’s body? Hypothesis: That breastfeeding is better then formula for the baby’s health and development. Also, breastfeeding helps the mother with losing postpartum weight and bonding with her new baby. Results: Breast milk is the most complete form of nutrition for infants. Human milk contains just the right amount of fatty acids, lactose, water, and amino acids for human digestion, brain development, and

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Why Do People Conform?

    Why Do People Conform?

    The causes of conformity among individuals have long been debated and researched in recent decades. It is for this reason that conformity is an intriguing psychological concept. It causes sound-minded individuals to go against their best judgement, to engage in behaviour which they usually would not engage in, even accept and welcome an idea they internally disagree with, all in order to not be a deviant from the group. It is thus interesting to

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Edward
  • Why Do People Text and Drive?

    Why Do People Text and Drive?

    The distraction of texting while driving can be lethal to the driver and everyone in the streets, may it be other drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or even physical objects. According to the AT&T Compulsion Survey, 98% of drivers think that texting while driving is dangerous. (AT&T, 2014) However, 43% of these drivers have admitted to reading a text while driving. (AT&T, 2014). Research shows that “people drive more unreliably when they’re texting than when they’re drinking

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    Submitted: September 21, 2015 By: Alejandro Rodriguez
  • Why Do People Who Have Medical Conditions Let Themselves Get Obese

    Why Do People Who Have Medical Conditions Let Themselves Get Obese

    Why do People who do not have a medical condition let themselves get obese? While doing this project I came to find this subject very interesting as I could relate it to my job. As a personal trainer I come across obese people on an every day basis. Through doing this project I came to find out why these people let themselves get to this physical state, I was then able to apply this to

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Why Do So Many Athletes Feel That They Need to Use Performance Enhancing Drugs?

    Why Do So Many Athletes Feel That They Need to Use Performance Enhancing Drugs?

    Paul Walsh Dr. Aziz Psychology 1000 WHY ATHLETES FEEL THE PRESSURE TO USE STEROIDS Why do so many Athletes feel that they need to use performance enhancing drugs? Our society loves to place athletes on an iconic status they expect to see a good show day in and day out. They want to see bigger athletes playing, bigger home runs in baseball, bigger hits in football, and faster times ran in track meets. Our

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Why Do We Dream?

    Why Do We Dream?

    Why do we Dream? It has been said by researchers that everyone dreams during sleep and it is thought to be a universal psychical feature of our human lives. However, many of us are unable to recall vividly what happens throughout our dreams, if anything at all. Due to this clouded unique nature that is dreaming, most of the knowledge why we dream is largely inconclusive. Nonetheless, after many years of theoretical debate on the

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Why Do Women Put up with Abuse?

    Why Do Women Put up with Abuse?

    Why do women put up with abuse? This question is often the first question people ask, but it is misdirected. Why doesn't she leave? This focuses on the woman’s behavior and not the batterers behavior. Instead we should ask why do men batter? This question is also misinformed. Many women leave every day. Leaving doesn't always mean protection from future violence. Leaving is a multi-staged process.(Sussman) On average a woman leaves and returns six times

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Yan
  • Why Does a Jeffrey Dahmer Happen?

    Why Does a Jeffrey Dahmer Happen?

    Why does a Jeffrey Dahmer happen? How does a man become a serial killer, necrophiliac, cannibal and psychopath? Very few convincing answers are forthcoming, despite a spate of books that propose to understand the problem. Many of the theories would have you believe that the answers can always be found in childhood abuse, bad parenting, head trauma, fetal alcoholism and drug addiction. Perhaps in some cases, these are contributing factors, but not for Jeffrey Dahmer.

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Vika
  • Why I Hate School

    Why I Hate School

    Jennifer Wilbanks, the Georgia runaway bride, is escorted by ... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Distressed, out of cash and in disguise, a missing Georgia bride-to-be turned up on a seedy stretch of Route 66 and told authorities Saturday she'd been abducted, then copped to the truth - she fled the pressure of her looming wedding. Jennifer Wilbanks, 32, was picked up by police after a bus trip that took her through Las Vegas, Nev., to a

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Edward
  • Why Iq Tests Don't Test Intelligence

    Why Iq Tests Don't Test Intelligence

    The task of trying to quantify a person's intelligence has been a goal of psychologists since before the beginning of this century. The Binet-Simon scales were first proposed in 1905 in Paris, France and various sorts of tests have been evolving ever since. One of the important questions that always comes up regarding these tools is what are the tests really measuring? Are they measuring a person's intelligence? Their ability to perform well on standardized

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    Submitted: January 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Why Iq Tests Don’t Test Intelligence

    Why Iq Tests Don’t Test Intelligence

    The task of trying to quantify a person’s intelligence has been a goal of psychologists since before the beginning of this century. The Binet-Simon scales were first proposed in 1905 in Paris, France and various sorts of tests have been evolving ever since. One of the important questions that always comes up regarding these tools is what are the tests really measuring? Are they measuring a person’s intelligence? Their ability to perform well on standardized

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • Why Is It Human Nature to Help Others?

    Why Is It Human Nature to Help Others?

    Altruism: Helping Others Why Is It Human Nature To Help Others? By Sam Johnson Why Is It Human Nature To Help Others? To discuss why people help others we must consider whether people are by nature selfless or selfish. The dominant view today in psychology is of universal egoism; that we are fundamentally selfish, and that altruism (helping motivated by the wish to benefit another person) an impossibility, which we see described in Chapter 12.

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Why Kids Kill Parents

    Why Kids Kill Parents

    Introduction to Psychology Why kids kill parents BY Kathleen M. Heide Psychology Today Magazine HOW A LEGACY OF CHILD ABUSE LEADS TO HOMICIDE I chose this article because I have always been astonished at how children can do this to their parents and what drove them to the choices they made. Did they have any other choices or did they use all of their chooses up that they had? This article supplied a lot

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Steve
  • Why People Drink

    Why People Drink

    GEN 300 Skills for Professional Development Program Council The Academic Program Councils for each college oversee the design and development of all University of Phoenix curricula. Council members include full-time and practitioner faculty members who have extensive experience in this discipline. Teams of full-time and practitioner faculty content experts are assembled under the direction of these Councils to create specific courses within the academic program. Copyright Copyright ? 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 by

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Why Videogames Relieve Stress

    Why Videogames Relieve Stress

    In the work shown from the studies of Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson it is concluded that video games do indeed have the ability to lower stress. “In this study, 103 young adults were given a frustration task and then randomized to play no game, a non-violent game, a violent game with good versus evil theme, or a violent game in which they played ‘the bad guy.’ The results suggest that violent games reduce depression and

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    Submitted: November 4, 2014 By: Luke Kidd
  • Why We Dream

    Why We Dream

    Dreaming 2 Since the beginning of the age of man, people have been studying the different functions of the human being, how we move, how we talk, how we act, and for the most part these physiological behaviors have been explained, or at least understood on some level. However, when it comes to topics pertaining to the mind, or psychological matters, scholars and researchers have been confused about certain areas for a long time. Many

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Wie Man Eine Sprache Lernt

    Wie Man Eine Sprache Lernt

    INHALTSVERZEICHNIS EINLEITUNG ________________________________________________2 THEORIEN IM MUTTERSPRACHERWERB _____________________2 VERHALTENSTHEORIE ANGEBORENSTHEORIE WECHSELWIRKUNGSTHEORIE THEORIEN IM ZWEITESPRACERWERB _______________________4 VEHALTENSTHEORIE ANGEBORENSTHEORIE WECHSELWIRKUNGSTHEORIE STEPHEN KRASHENS „MODELL DES MONITORES“ KURZLICH PSYCHOLOGISCHE THEORIEN _____________________6 INFORMATIONSVERARBEITUNG CONNECTIONISM VOLLENDUNG ______________________________________________7 BIBLIOGRAPHIE ___________________________________________7 EINLEITUNG Heutzutage ist der Erwerb oder die Lehrzeit von eine Fremdesprache sehr wichtig geworden. Wenigstens, brauchen wir English fьr unsere Arbeit. Und je mehr Sprache kennen wir, desto besser. Seit einige Dekade haben alle die Theorien die diesen Prozess studieren viele Wichtigkeit.

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: regina
  • Wilhelm Wundt

    Wilhelm Wundt

    Wilhelm Wundt was the first man to be called a psychologist without reference to a stronger interest. He established the first laboratory in the world that was dedicated to experimental psychology. He was considered to be the "Father of Experimental Psychology." He founded the modern science of psychology, and Wilhem Wundt knew just what he was doing. Wilhelm Wundt was a German Psychologist. He was born in the village of Neckarau near Heidelberg in

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Wilhelm Wundt

    Wilhelm Wundt

    1. “The work I here present to the public is an attempt to mark out a new domain of science” -Wilhelm Wundt Wilhelm Wundt set out deliberately to found a new science. Wundt ardently promoted systematic experimentation. It was while he was studying physiology that he began to depict the study of psychology as an independent experimental scientific discipline. He first outlined his ideas in a book named Contributions to the Theory of Sensory Perception.

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Steve
  • William Gassler

    William Gassler

    William Glasser, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1925, and developer of Reality Therapy and Choice Therapy. Glasser is notable for having developed a cause and effect theory that explains human behavior. His ideas which focus on personal choice, personal responsibility and personal transformation are considered controversial by mainstream psychiatrists. Glasser was educated at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, where he received a Bachelor’s in 1945 and a Master’s degree in

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Artur
  • William Wudnt

    William Wudnt

    William Wundt is known as the Father of Modern Psychology. He Created The First ever school for psychology and also did many experiments in his time as a psychologist. William Wundt was born in Baden Germany in August of 1832. At The age of nine years old Wundt was sent off to a boarding school, And at the age of 19 he went to a university. At The University William studied medicine, although he

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Witness Interview Techniques

    Witness Interview Techniques

    Source: The Futurist, Dec 1998 v32 i9 p14(2). Title: Witnesses: a weak link in the judicial system.(testimoniesduring criminal trials) Author: Dan Johnson Abstract: The American Psychological Assn has found evidence that eyewitness testimonies are not reliable sources of information during criminal trials. Studies reveal that eyewitness get influenced by the feedback given by the police after a suspect is identified. Subjects: Witnesses - Research Criminal procedure - Research Organizations: American Psychological Association - Research Electronic

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the greatest music composers who ever lived. His name and the word 'genius' are often bandied about together by music writers and critics and many would argue rightly so. Mozart had a fantastic ear for writing a catchy tune with perfect orchestral arrangement. His compositions have a rich and distinctive sound; it can be said that in his brief lifetime (only 35 years) that he wrote a masterpiece in

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
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