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  • Women Psychology

    Women Psychology

    I conducted an interview with an African American woman, who will be refered to as Mrs. JB who considers herself an affiliate with the Baptist church, and is in her 50’s. The purpose of this was not aimed at giving me some type of life-changing experience, but to allow Mrs. JB to transcend her experience from her past into a manner that I could benefit from. I simply told her that this was a chance

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Victor
  • Women: Feminist Psychotherapy Groups

    Women: Feminist Psychotherapy Groups

    Women: Feminist Psychotherapy Groups Curtis Richard Taylor University of the District of Columbia Feminist Psychotherapy Groups Over the past century, an approach to understanding the psychological problems of women and providing treatment for them has evolved from the philosophical foundation of feminism. Some see feminist psychotherapy as a radical approach to therapy; others see the principles that underlie the feminist approach to psychotherapy as eminently reasonable ideas that should have always been a part

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Words Comprehended After Seeing an Image

    Words Comprehended After Seeing an Image

    Running Head: WORDS COMPREHENDED AFTER SEEING AN IMAGE Words Comprehended After Seeing an Image Brian Palermo Professor Holmes Lycoming College Williamsport, Pa. Psychology 110B April 22, 2003 Abstract This experiment involved students looking through a T-Scope and identifying as many words as they could in a fraction of a second after being flashed a picture of a face. The class was randomly divided into two groups, Group A and Group B. Group A was shown

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Work and Family Changes in Middle Adutlhood

    Work and Family Changes in Middle Adutlhood

    In my opinion the most difficult change during middle adulthood in relation to family life is caring for aging parents. If a person has siblings, then right off the bat there will be a conflict over who will be the primary caregiver. Generally this task will fall to a daughter or daughter in law (Boyd/Bee, pg. 151 “No Easy Answers”). Perhaps this is because daughters seem to closer, in both proximity and emotion, to their

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jack
  • Work Overload

    Work Overload

    This paper will examine the common organizational stressor known as work overload. To begin, the stressor will first be defined and explained in terms of its causes. The paper will then focus on how to deal with the stressor by suggesting a variety of organizational approaches. Individuals who have specialized training in the field of work overload will then be introduced. Unique approaches designed by these professionals as a method of dealing with work overload

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Working Memory and Its Components

    Working Memory and Its Components

    1. What is working memory? Please describe the components of working memory and discuss the status of empirical evidence for each of them. Working memory and its components The term working memory refers to that portion of memory used for temporary storage when doing cognitive tasks like multiplying numbers, solving syllogisms or remembering something a lecturer said before writing it down. It stores information intermediately as it is worked with. Working memory can thus be

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Anna
  • Workplace Drug Screen Opinion

    Workplace Drug Screen Opinion

    Workplace Drug Screening Opinion Paper PSY/325 March 15, 2005 Workplace Drug Screening Opinion Paper Drug testing is become increasingly popular tool used by business’ today to weed out the potential employment candidate that may have drug problems. This testing does not determine whether a potential candidate has any issues with alcohol abuse, but will help a company determine whether or not the potential employee might be using other substances, such as prescription pills or

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Max
  • Workplace Interventions

    Workplace Interventions

    Change agents deal with a variety of factors while attempting implement community intervention programs. Each intervention requires approaches tailored to the specific community in question. The specific problems being addressed also pose unique challenges that must be considered within the context of a specific setting. For example, “burnout” takes on a distinct meaning when applied to the workplace, as opposed to an academic setting. Similarly, “bullying” on school grounds contrasts sharply with that of the

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    Essay Length: 545 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • Workplace Motivation and Productivity

    Workplace Motivation and Productivity

    Workplace Motivation and Productivity Management today, tends to be obsessed with employee motivation toward increased motivation and productivity. Companies have adopted numerous motivation philosophies over the last few decades, and many find the same productivity issues exist post-implementation. Psychologists have discovered that productivity in the workplace can be affected positively or negatively with the utilization of various motivational theories available today, dependent on how they are introduced. This paper will analyze workplace motivation and productivity

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Artur
  • Workplace Motivation Paper

    Workplace Motivation Paper

    As corporations strive to boost earnings in an increasingly competitive environment, they inevitably turn their attention to the issue of employee productivity. When employees are unsatisfied with their current work situation, productivity decreases, tension builds in the workplace, and morale becomes very low. Companies have known historically that morale affects productivity, yet management has struggled to come to terms with the factors that can create positive morale and an environment that attracts and retains workers

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Workplace Rewards Assessment

    Workplace Rewards Assessment

    Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment: (Company Name) USA Corp PSY 320: Human Motivation November 27, 2006 (Company Name) USA Corporation was created with the idea of expanding sales of (Company Name)’s products into the North American continent. (Company Name) USA at first searched to add an additional factory in the United States but dissuaded by the prohibitive initial capital required for that enterprise. (Company Name) USA then became a broker for (Company Name)

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Wwii

    Wwii

    Most of the hatred from WWII came from the influence of Hitler. At the end of the depression Germany was in trouble. There were no jobs and the people needed a strong leader. Hitler seemed to be the right choice as leader. He was strong and promised to raise the economy. He made a strong army and brain wasted the military into believing he was right. Anything is possible in the world today, but

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Jon
  • Xavier’s Biographical Description

    Xavier’s Biographical Description

    Xavier’s Biographical Description Xavier is a man that seems to have it all together. He is successful, educated, responsible, hardworking and financially stable. Yet Xavier is down-to-earth and approachable. He has this cool, calm, and collective persona that makes you feel at ease. He is somewhat of an introvert, but knows how to catch your eye. His boy-next-door looks create a trustworthy appeal. His charisma is little subdued, but is considered mysterious in a sexy

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    Essay Length: 1,679 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Bred
  • Xq24

    Xq24

    Today homosexuality is a big issue. It is and has caused controversy throughout many cultures. It is important that people are informed before they make decisions or choose sides. Many people are certain that homosexuality is a choice and most of these people are not educated on the issue. Based on scientific evidence alone I believe that it is not. We must first start out by knowing how many people are homosexual. There have been

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: David
  • Yates

    Yates

    The article that I chose is one from TIME magazine entitled “The Yates Odyssey”. It tells the story of the tragic murder of five children by their 37 year old mother, Andrea Yates. The article traces her mental history throughout the years of the marriage and even before the marriage. The article notes that one of the reasons that she even initiated a relationship with her husband Rusty is because she was feeling down

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Year 2500 Diction

    Year 2500 Diction

    Year 2500 Diction Diction 2500: 106: Hey, what plans are for the P.M.? 224: IDK, I have the groc to go to first, then like we're all going to UV 106: why the groc? 224: ugh, my ma is like makin' me get some broc, and I might get a sando. 106: veg?! Who eats green?! 224: it's apparently healthy for you 106: anyways, 352 want us to keep UV on the dolo 224: why?

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    Submitted: December 17, 2008 By: Jack
  • Yeti, Myth or Not Myth

    Yeti, Myth or Not Myth

    YETIS, MONSTER OR MYTH? “Yetis are as pure and white as snow... Yetis have a soft side that they don’t show... Yeti this Yeti that, Yetis rule and u know that” - Capt. Terpin Timins Introduction: Yetis are creatures supposedly created from myth and fiction. They are large tempestuous creatures. Yetis can be classified in the same family as the Sasquatch and Big Foot. Many people believe that Yetis aren't real and are illusions of

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    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Artur
  • You Are Being Lied To

    You Are Being Lied To

    What do you actually hear right now and see? This page. The walls and furnishings of the room in which you sit. Perhaps some music or some background noise. Yet you know as sure as you were born that out of sight there are other rooms mere steps away—perhaps the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and a hall. What makes you so sure that they exist? Nothing but your memory. Nothing else at all. You’re also reasonably

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Victor
  • Young Adulthood

    Young Adulthood

    Early Adulthood In this paper I want to talk about the diversity of adult lifestyles. I would like to explore different areas of being an adult such as being single, cohabitation, divorce and remarriage. More than ever women are staying single, and focusing on their careers. Research has shown that more people marry later in life, or some don't get married at all. It is said that most North Americans will spend a substantial part

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    Submitted: December 17, 2008 By: Jack
  • Young Girls with Eating Disorders

    Young Girls with Eating Disorders

    You open up a magazine and fine a beautiful woman who is 110 pounds soaking wet. Her eyes are the starring straight at the camera with her thin lips clinched together and her neck slightly raised. This in my most cases is what beauty is brought out to be. Sometimes you have to ask yourself, how many of those girls do you actually see? For others its, how do I become that? Many teen girls

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: July
  • Youth and Media Violence

    Youth and Media Violence

    The topic of media violence having an influence on the attitudes and behavior of the youth has been a topic of debate for the past decade. Critics say that violence on television, movies, and video games, desensitizes children to the actual effects that violence has on society and themselves. The problem is that children tend to act on the behavior which is seen on the television shows they watch and video games that they play

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Youth offenders

    Youth offenders

    Zona Seca Youth Offenders Program To be honest, I was really pissed off that I had to enter the Zona Seca program to begin with. My so-called infraction was a simple case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. I am a full time student who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and is extremely pressed for time. The commute from Los Angeles was an extreme inconvenience. Just had to

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    Essay Length: 525 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Youth Vioelnce

    Youth Vioelnce

    Youth Violence In recent years there has been a substantial increase in violence among our adolescent youth. They are more likely to resort to acts of physical aggression than once was the case. There are many factors that contribute to putting a child at an increase risk for violent behavior. Domestic violence is on the rise. Is the media to blame for this violence outbreak? Are In this paper we will take a look at

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: regina
  • Youth Violence

    Youth Violence

    Our Future Children today have no one to turn to for guidance. Our country’s children are our future; therefore, we need to protect them. Anyone can turn on their TV and see an act of school violence almost weekly: Arkansas grade school students to Columbine High School. We have a serious problem on our hands and no one seems to know what to do. “Our insight that the modern study of childhood has sharpened in

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen In The Art Of Archery has got to be the most boring and draggy book I have ever read. Surprisingly, it is less than a hundred pages long because reading it, I felt like it was a thousand pages long! It is so wordy and complicated I could hardly understand what on earth Eugen Herrigel was writing about without my head throbbing endlessly. This slender book tells the story of Herrigel's efforts to learn

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Artur
  • Zombie Essay

    Zombie Essay

    Brittany Thompson Dr. Trunzo Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 15 July 2017 Zombie Essay Haiti has many secrets about their living dead also known as “zombies “Not quite sure if they would be considered zombies since the whole process is as an allusion of being dead. The process known as zombification was really put into play by ethnobotanist Wade Davis (150) Davis created this poison consisting of various components such as toads, sea worms, lizards, tarantulas,

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    Submitted: September 14, 2017 By: collinskeandre
  • Zombieland Survivor Final Paper

    Zombieland Survivor Final Paper

    Bloom’s taxonomy is an educational teaching tool which divides learning objectives into three domains and then even further into subdivisions, which start from the simplest learning processes or behaviors to the most complex. The first domain is the cognitive domain; it contains six levels, which revolve around knowledge, and the development of intellectual skills on a particular subject or topic. The six levels of the cognitive domain starting from the simplest to the most complex

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    Submitted: March 2, 2017 By: Toriw462
  • “i Am Sam”

    “i Am Sam”

    : “I AM SAM” “I am Sam” is a touching story of a man, Sam Dawson, with intellectual disability and his daughter named Lucy. He struggles to prove that despite of his mental capacity he is not different when it comes in raising his daughter like any parent can do and was able to provide a loving and caring environment to her. However, for me, the real focus of film is the bond between father

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    Submitted: April 18, 2015 By: Jane Cee
  • “prostitution” one of the Ugly Truths Behind Human Trafficking

    “prostitution” one of the Ugly Truths Behind Human Trafficking

    “Prostitution” One of the Ugly Truths Behind Human Trafficking INTRODUCTION One of the leading problems in the world today is human trafficking. Human trafficking is defined as the “recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by means of the threat, use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse or exploitation.” This type of transporting, holding, and forcing people into servitude is considered a modern type of slavery. Many thought that this word “slavery”, had

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • “stress and Anxiety”

    “stress and Anxiety”

    “Stress and anxiety” Introduction: Over the years stress management has become a big factor or part in our lives and how we cope with on a daily basis can be really challenging. One of the biggest problems is learning how to recognize this problem and dealing with it. After extensive research that doctors have gone through, it is now becoming less challenging because of the new techniques and methods. Making society aware of the potential

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    Essay Length: 1,373 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Fonta
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