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  • Apologize

    Apologize

    About Apologizing We all make mistakes. Howsoever intelligent we may be, or wealthy, or experienced, we all make mistakes. Sometimes we realize, other times we don't. But we all make mistakes because we are human. Only God does not ever make any mistake. Some of our mistakes hurt our interest. They don't hurt anyone else. But sometimes, we do few things knowingly or unknowingly that hurt others. That is the time to apologize. Why do

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Appearance Is Everything

    Appearance Is Everything

    Walking into any upscale clothing store; you’ll probably see salespeople who look like they walked off the fashion pages. You think to yourself, “this is so typical, how come I never see any average Joes working in there?” The next day you flip through the channels and you hear, “Abercrombie and Fitch is being sued because of allegations of discriminating people based on their appearance.” People are so obsessed with idea of morality pervading in

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Edward
  • Application of Attribution Theory

    Application of Attribution Theory

    David Hicks, an Australian, had been confined at Guantanamo Bay over six years. The reason that he was imprisoned is attempted to murder refusing to obey the law of war in 2001. According to the article “The case against David Hicks” on Sunday Mail by Akerman (2007), US Defence Departure presented that David Hicks “joined the terrorist organization Lashkar-e Tayyiba whose stated goals are attack and destroy Indians and their property in order to seize

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Application of Social Psychological Theories to the Problem of Forgiveness

    Application of Social Psychological Theories to the Problem of Forgiveness

    Application of Social Psychological Theories to the problem of Forgiveness Forgiveness has been considered as primarily a religious concept till about 1985 when there has been interest in forgiving as a psychological construct from social psychologists but increasingly from clinicians as well (Allan and Allan 2006). McCullough ,Pargament and Thoresen (2007) stated that there lacks a consensus among theorist and researchers on the definition of forgiveness (p.302). This essay will adapt Enright and Coyle (1998,

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Janna
  • Application of the Hierarchy of Needs

    Application of the Hierarchy of Needs

    Application of the hierarchy of needs Fundamental/survival: To survive one needs to eat, drink, and their body needs to accomplish basic physical functions to live. Therefore, to get to one self actualization, which I believe is one of the ultimate ways of being; they have to live long enough to grow into themselves (at least until their twenties) so they have to go through that stage. I believe an human being can be in pain,

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Victor
  • Applied Behavior Analysis

    Applied Behavior Analysis

    ________________ Table of Contents Introduction Scenario Steps in Applied Behavior Analysis Antecedent manipulation Behavioral Treatment Comprehensive Intervention Modeling Naturalistic Teaching Strategies Schedules Story based interventions Conclusion References ________________ Introduction Applied Behavior Analysis is a psychological tool used for modifying the human behavior with the application of operant as well as classical conditioning theory. Applied Behavior Analysis is a procedure that applies various interventions which are based upon learning theories (Condillac and Legree, 2013). The major

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    Submitted: September 5, 2014 By: Sananda Basu Choudhury
  • Applied Psychology - Levels of Awareness

    Applied Psychology - Levels of Awareness

    Stephanie Sheppard APP: Unit 2 June 15, 2018 Applied Psychology Paper: Unit Two The content covered in Unit Two was captivating regarding its insight into sensation and human behaviors biological roots. However, the most compelling content was the wondrous obscurity and theories attached to concepts such as consciousness, perception, dreaming, subconsciousness, hypnosis, meditation, etc.; chapter five was great. There are many interesting topics to study and theorize upon, fortunately though, Unit Two also provides many

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    Submitted: June 19, 2018 By: sasheppard
  • Applying Classical Conditioning Toward the Physiological Detection of Concealed Information: Beyond Native Responses

    Applying Classical Conditioning Toward the Physiological Detection of Concealed Information: Beyond Native Responses

    Applying Classical Conditioning Toward the Physiological Detection of Concealed Information: Beyond Native Responses Derek C. Tucker 6/8/2005 Psychology today is predominately concerned with phenomena which occur, “on average,” given a particular set of circumstances. Technology, however, is constantly forced to look deeper into phenomena that occur, “on average,” in order to improve the reliability of an instrument for whatever task the technology is to be used. With instruments such as the polygraph, that are applied

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Vika
  • Applying Learning Theories

    Applying Learning Theories

    Introduction to Learning Theories EDU622-0603A-01: Applying Learning Theories Unit 1 IP Dr. Trude Fawson American Intercontinental University June 17, 2006 Introduction How do we come to know what we know? What is knowledge? These questions are important not only for epistemologists or philosophers who study knowledge, but, as well for those interested in the sciences and education. Whether knowledge is seen as absolute, separate from the knower and corresponding to a knowable, external reality or

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Max
  • Applying Motivation and Emotion Theories

    Applying Motivation and Emotion Theories

    Applying Motivation and Emotion Theories in an Analysis of Scrooge’s Behaviour Motivation and Emotion Theories 2 In the past many theories have been put forth in an attempt to understand the motivations of an individuals behaviour and the emotions involved. According to Reber & Reber (2001) emotional states tend to have motivational properties and the elements of a motivation will often have emotional ties. In addition, theorists have identified that physiological structures usually appear to

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Applying Psychological Thinking to Sports

    Applying Psychological Thinking to Sports

    "Sports is by far one of the fastest growing pass times in the United States" (Rainer 1987). Even if people don't take it to the professional level, sporting events are happening in our backyards, and at all of our local schools around the country. With the growing popularity and the increasing competitiveness of the sports, it will take more than just a physical advantage to compete at the highest level. This is where the psychology

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    Submitted: January 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • Applying Psychological Thinking to Sports

    Applying Psychological Thinking to Sports

    "Sports is by far one of the fastest growing pass times in the United States" (Rainer 1987). Even if people don't take it to the professional level, sporting events are happening in our backyards, and at all of our local schools around the country. With the growing popularity and the increasing competitiveness of the sports, it will take more than just a physical advantage to compete at the highest level. This is where the psychology

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    Essay Length: 1,787 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Approaches to Problem Solving

    Approaches to Problem Solving

    Essay topic: Compare and contrast the generate-and-test, the means-end analysis, and the reasoning-by-analogy approaches to problem solving. Give examples of each and apply at least one to current research. How does one go about solving problems? There are many different methods but three in particular that are of interest to psychologists in the field of cognition. These three approaches are the generate and test approach, the means-end analysis approach and the reasoning-by-analogy approach. The generate

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Appropriate Punishment

    Appropriate Punishment

    Educational Psychology 9-13-99 Appropriate Punishment I thought it was very interesting when we discussed punishment and positive and negative reinforcement in class. I think it is very important to use positive reinforcement just as much as negative reinforcement. I also found it interesting that when you punish a child, you should do nine good things to make up for the one bad punishment. We discussed spanking in class also. I personally have never been spanked,

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: July
  • Archetypen

    Archetypen

    ARCHETYPEN De Analytische Psychologie van Carl Gustav Jung Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) is een leerling van Freud; hij gaat ook uit van een menselijke psyche die bestaat uit een bewuste en een onbewuste. Nieuw is dat Jung in het onbewuste een onderscheid maakt tussen het persoonlijk en het collectief onbewuste. Het persoonlijk onbewuste betreft onbewuste inhouden van wat je persoonlijk hebt meegemaakt, je persoonlijke levensgeschiedenis. Bijv.: vergeten levenssituaties, verdrongen herinneringen. Het is als

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • Are Laboratory Experiments Useful?

    Are Laboratory Experiments Useful?

    Are laboratory experiments useful? Laboratory experiments are easy to replicate and help to find how the Cause and effect of relationships can be established. Laboratory methods usually have High levels of control over extraneous variables. One of the major strengths of laboratory experiments is, control. The more variables you have control over, the easier it becomes to draw conclusions about the effect of the individual variable on the dependent variable. Laboratory experiments allow for high

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Yan
  • Are Psychopharmaca Superior to Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Depression?

    Are Psychopharmaca Superior to Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Depression?

    Title: Are psychopharmaca superior to psychotherapy in the treatment of depression? Introduction Concerning the treatment of depression, the figures are of such proportions that details can never be over-looked or neglected. Consider the following. Depressive disorders are amongst the most frequent psychiatric diseases in the Western World, with prevalence numbers between 9% and 18%. According to a 1997 survey (Jindal & Thase, 2003) of the most common reasons for patient visits to family physicians

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Are You a “natural”?

    Are You a “natural”?

    Are You A “Natural”? Most people will answer the question of who they are by describing environmental influences in their life. They will describe their values, goals, and priorities as being completely influenced by someone significant to them such as a family member or idol. Genes are considered to be accountable for physical attributes such as height, weight, hair and eye color, and body type. The theory of behaviorism has dominated psychology during the second

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Argument Analysis: Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle

    Argument Analysis: Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle

    Danny Cross Prof. Cecere PHI 220-101M Ethics 9/26/2017 Argument Analysis: Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle In Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle proposes that there exists some ultimate good toward which human actions are actively aiming for. This common goal is happiness or “eudaimonia”, and Aristotle looks at two different paths of action, that of the person and that of an organization of people. The main argument is that every action or art is aimed at some good. These virtues

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    Submitted: December 3, 2017 By: Danny Cross
  • Aristotle’s Therory of Ethics

    Aristotle’s Therory of Ethics

    An ethical issue that is debated in our society is the concern of driving while intoxicated. Although this was naturally not the case during Aristotle’s time, many of his ethical beliefs can be applied to refute this dilemma. I will prove the standing issue to be unethical through Aristotle’s discussion of virtue and his concept of voluntary/involuntary actions in the Nicomachean Ethics. Aristotle believed that of the virtues learned in our youth, each has a

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Max
  • Army Alpha Testing

    Army Alpha Testing

    The first mental tests designed to be used for mass, group testing were developed by psychologists for the U.S. Army in 1917-1918. The group tests were modeled after intelligence tests designed for individual use in one-on-one assessment. In developing the mental tests, the psychologists subscribed to the position that one could be quite intelligent, but illiterate or not proficient in the English language. Based on this reasoning, two major tests were developed, the Army Alpha

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Army Alpha Testing

    Army Alpha Testing

    The first mental tests designed to be used for mass, group testing were developed by psychologists for the U.S. Army in 1917-1918. The group tests were modeled after intelligence tests designed for individual use in one-on-one assessment. In developing the mental tests, the psychologists subscribed to the position that one could be quite intelligent, but illiterate or not proficient in the English language. Based on this reasoning, two major tests were developed, the Army Alpha

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • Arousal

    Arousal

    Discussion: Arousal is an integral element that is needed when preparing ones-self for sporting competition ( or practice for that matter). According to Weinberg and Gould, the athlete must become aware of his or her psychologigal states before they can control any thoughts or feelings they may have. This means when preparing for competition it is important to create an arousal state that is indicative of the competition you are competeing in and be aware

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect Worksheet

    Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect Worksheet

    Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect Worksheet 1. What are the differences between physiological and psychological needs? Provide examples of each in your response. From the text on the theories of Maslow's hierarchy, the needs suggest while the desires of an individual are prearranged into an ascending configuration, then departing from the worse physiological desires to the place or requirements of security, acceptable, respected, and giving the appearance feelings of being a part of reality. Amazing

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    Submitted: January 11, 2012 By: TR
  • Arthur Miller’s Play Death of a Salesman - Male Expectations

    Arthur Miller’s Play Death of a Salesman - Male Expectations

    The Effects of Male Expectations Male expectations are ever present in our world creating an adverse effect on men making them feel inferior if they are unable to succeed financially. Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman explicitly shows just how harmful these expectations can be to a person and their families. The main character in the play Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is greatly affected by these male expectations. The man is expected

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Article Critique : Psychological Status and Weight-Related Distress

    Article Critique : Psychological Status and Weight-Related Distress

    Section 1 This article was written by four American scholars ( Ellen M. Granberg, Ronald L. Simons, Frederick X. Gibbons and Janet Nieuwsma Melby) and published in the recent months in Youth and Society. In this article, the authors are following the recent researches on the relation between body weight increase and depression among adolescent females, but focus only on African- American teenagers. Indeed, African- American adolescent girls are believed to be more satisfied with

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Article Review on Workplace Substance Abuse

    Article Review on Workplace Substance Abuse

    Article Review: Everyone Must Not Get Stoned This review will look at the problem outlined in the article, the issues related to the problem, the implications of the article to employees, employers, and society, the ramifications if the problem is not addressed, the benefits of resolving the problem and finally, solutions provided in the article. The United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducted a workplace drug abuse survey on 14 different

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Article Review: Effects of Systematic Desensitization (sd) Therapy on the Reduction of Test Anxiety Among Adolescents in Nigerian Schools

    Article Review: Effects of Systematic Desensitization (sd) Therapy on the Reduction of Test Anxiety Among Adolescents in Nigerian Schools

    The article starts off by focusing on the Nigerian education system and the problems they are facing. The people in this area are split into three groups, the first group are concerned with the education system itself, the second group are worried about the teaching methods, and the third group still blame it on the inability for the students to comprehend what they have learned. Another problem is the issue of emotional maladjustment within the

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    Essay Length: 1,325 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Steve
  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence

    B202B4 Business Discourse: Outline for Assignment Group No. 18 Name of group members: 1. Lim Mei Mi 2. Tan Zi Lin 3. Michelle Tan Sze Yen 4. Rainey Yong Jun Yi 5. Nigel Yip June Sheyn 6. Sanjeev Menon Outline Background information Artificial intelligence known as “AI” is the intelligence displayed by machinery or software which mimics human behaviour. The “intelligence” is the capability of the machine to understand its environment and the next action

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    Submitted: March 25, 2017 By: Rainey Yong
  • As a Man Thinketh

    As a Man Thinketh

    AS A MAN THINKETH BY JAMES ALLEN Author of "From Passion to Peace" _Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills:-- He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking-glass._ Authorized Edition New York CONTENTS THOUGHT AND CHARACTER EFFECT OF THOUGHT ON CIRCUMSTANCES

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    Essay Length: 6,822 Words / 28 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Victor

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