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  • The Development of Psycholinguistics in the History of Psychology

    The Development of Psycholinguistics in the History of Psychology

    PERKEMBANGAN PEMIKIRAN TENTANG PSIKOLINGUISTIK DALAM SEJARAH PSIKOLOGI BAB I PENDAHULUAN Psikologi kognitif kontemporer merupakan studi ilmiah yang mempelajari bagaimana manusia memperoleh, memasukkan, memanggil kembali serta memanipulasi informasi baik berupa informasi visual-spasial maupun informasi verbal. Ide mengenai pikiran [thought], persepsi, proses belajar, memori, atensi, problem-solving serta perkembangannya telah dimulai sejak zaman yunani kuno. Para pemikir dan filsuf pada zaman dahulu mengembangkan filsafat untuk mendukung ide-ide mereka dan dalam perkembangannya, kita dapat pula menemukan akar dari

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Developmental Question and Its Importance

    The Developmental Question and Its Importance

    The Developmental Question and Its Importance There is a good deal of research suggesting that gifted children and adolescents are faced with stressors related to being gifted that interfere with their social development and that prevent them from developing some of the skills necessary to function normally socially and emotionally. Several reasons for these deficits in social skills have been identified. Gifted children and adolescents may feel isolation because of being different from their peers.

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    The Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    The Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder There are many factors to consider in the evaluation and treatment of Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This paper will discuss the strategies that have proven most effective in treating the disorder, including: drug therapy, cognitive therapy, and family-based therapy. It will focus on the benefits of flexibility, emphasizing combination therapy, especially with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has become an increasingly familiar disorder within the world of health

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Dream Scheme: Why We Dream What We Dream

    The Dream Scheme: Why We Dream What We Dream

    The Dream Scheme: Why We Dream What We Dream Topic #2 There are many sides to the dream debate ranging from psychoanalytical to neurological to spiritual. Write an essay stating your belief behind the logistics and reasons/lack of reasons for dreaming. Throughout history, dreams have been occurring. From the Egyptians to the Greeks, and the Mayans to modern Americans, dreams have been recurring episodes taking place during sleep. While there are many different theories about

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    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Duke-Unc Brain Imaging and Analysis Center

    The Duke-Unc Brain Imaging and Analysis Center

    The Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center The Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center is an organization that investigates many topics in cognitive and clinical neuroscience. The organization studies parts of the brain such as the part that is responsible for visual perception. It also focuses of how information is held in memory, how we as people make predictions about future events, etc. The center of itself brings people together such as scientist from Duke

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Dynamics of Psychoanalysis

    The Dynamics of Psychoanalysis

    The Dynamics of Psychoanalysis By: Thomas Hutchinson Both classical conditioning and psychodynamic theory have played a pivotal role in the development of social psychology. For nearly all of the past century they have shaped and influenced the way psychologists, philosophers and ordinary people have felt about the nature of the human psyche. It is because of this that we continue to use those theories today to predict the outcome of certain situations. In our

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: regina
  • The Effect of Being an only Child on the Child

    The Effect of Being an only Child on the Child

    Thesis: The Effect on being an only child on the child’s personality Literature Review: Before a child has friends they have their family. Everything that they know and love about the world mostly comes from what they see around in their house. Children usually find role models in their family most of the time it is the child’s sibling. Yet only children don’t have that experience of living with another child and begin to develop

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Effect of Bilateral Visual Fields on Word Recognition

    The Effect of Bilateral Visual Fields on Word Recognition

    Abstract Previous research suggests a significant difference in word recognition time between the left and right visual fields, with word recognition and response time of the right visual field significantly faster than the left visual field. The current study investigated bilateral visual fields on word recognition time by means of an online computer program consisting of 55 participants. It was hypothesized that men would respond faster than women, and the right visual field reaction times

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Top
  • The Effect of Birth Order on Job Selection

    The Effect of Birth Order on Job Selection

    The Effect of Birth Order on Job Selection John Hall PSY 210-20 Professor Sides October 30, 2006 In the United States today, most individuals belong to several different social units that are structured, such as family, school, and the workplace. An individual’s placement and response within these units can be predicted by previous social interactions of themselves and others like them. The study of social interaction makes this predictability possible by defining different trends within

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Effect of Colors on Mood

    The Effect of Colors on Mood

    THE EFFECT OF COLORS ON MOOD Introduction Got the blues. Green-eyed monster. Seeing Red. These are all phrases that we hear often. Do different colors really affect our moods? Many studies have shown that some colors make us feel calm, some make us feel anxious, and others may make us feel more cheerful. Let’s take a look at some colors, their affect on us, their meanings, and some different views in other cultures. The Effect

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Max
  • The Effect of Gender on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Kuwait

    The Effect of Gender on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Kuwait

    The Effect of Gender on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Kuwait Rastied Al-Ajmi Kuwait University, Kuwait This study explored the effect of gender on employees perception of job satisfaction and organizational commitment in Kuwait. The study was conducted on 436 employees (213 females and 223 males) in five Kuwaiti government ministries. The author wondered whether Kuwaiti females are, at least, as committed and satisfied with their jobs when compared with their male counterparts. The

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression

    The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression

    The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression. It has been said that children are like sponges when it comes to attaining knowledge. This seems to be true whether they are learning to speak or how to show emotion. Feelings and emotions become more imminent once children begin to go through adolescents. Children acquire the ability to aggression, sadness, and happiness more readily. Males typically exhibit higher levels of aggression then females

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effect of the Reading Recovery Program on Children with Reading and Learning Difficulties

    The Effect of the Reading Recovery Program on Children with Reading and Learning Difficulties

    The purpose of this essay is to explain the effectiveness of the reading recovery program (RR) on students with reading and or learning disabilities (RD or LD). The studies reviewed looked at students who were at-risk for LD, who had RD, or who had a severe reading difficulty. The studies revealed that research that explores the implicit effect of the reading recovery program on students with LD is limited, but provided evidence for its importance

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Effectiveness of Art Therapy and Guided Imagery in Reducing the Stress of 3rd Year and 4th Year Bs Psychology Students Sy 2006-2007

    The Effectiveness of Art Therapy and Guided Imagery in Reducing the Stress of 3rd Year and 4th Year Bs Psychology Students Sy 2006-2007

    Chapter I The Problem and Its Background Introduction Stress is considered as one of the main reasons for the majority of school problems nowadays. The most frequent cause of stress in school is concern about academic performance and everything that goes with it, such as studying for exams, meeting the deadlines, maintaining average or excellent class standing, and getting high grades. In accomplishing all these, the student must exert a lot of effort. He must

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Asd

    The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Asd

    EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN ASD CHILDREN The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Kimberly K. Carter PSY7703 Applied Behavior Analysis Research Application Capella University June 21, 2015 ________________ ________________ Abstract Social skills are life’s basic foundation that are necessary to get along with others. When a lack of social skills exist in an individual, there can be a gamut of problems from an immediate standpoint, as well as from a future standpoint.

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    Submitted: August 4, 2015 By: K62carter
  • The Effectiveness of the Learning Perspective in Explaining one Psychological or Social Question

    The Effectiveness of the Learning Perspective in Explaining one Psychological or Social Question

    The Western culture that we live in has an enormous emphasis on thinness in society’s image of ultimate female beauty. The increasing media pressure on women to be thin causes many females to turn to eating disorders in order to achieve the ‘perfect’ body which is being pushed into our faces everywhere. These women who are developing eating disorders as a result of their quest to be ‘beautiful’ start to lose weight at which point,

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Effects of Abuse

    The Effects of Abuse

    There are several different types of abuse and each type affects people differently. There is child abuse and spousal abuse, but there is also physcial and mental abuse. This paper will go over each type of abuse, how the abuse affects the person, how people can recover from abuse, and just some general information To start off I will discuss spousal abuse and its affect on people. Surveys in the US and Canada have shown

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Max
  • The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants

    The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants

    The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants Delcia Ogle and Sarah Pointer Introduction Do corn plants grow better using bottled water or tap water? According to the NRDC (1) most of the bottled water that they tested were free of contaminants. The FDA (2) has set regulations specifically for bottled water to make sure that the water they buy is safe. When producing bottled water the distributors must follow the current

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Treating Hiv/aids

    The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Treating Hiv/aids

    The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Treating HIV / AIDS Matt Guptail COM 125 February 4th, 2007 HIV/AIDS is the fourth leading cause of death in the world, and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for those between the ages of 15-24. There have been and continues to be fast and furious research on a cure, a vaccine, and better traditional treatments. However, little research has been

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting

    The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting

    The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting Cooperative learning is one of best teaching strategies that an educator can use with their students. Results from studies have shown that cooperative learning strategies have given students opportunities to grow as individuals. They have learned faster and more efficiently, have greater retention, and have a positive outlook on learning. It is a way for students to learn and develop good social skills and help promote

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Top
  • The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology

    The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology

    The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology Czech cuisine has affected my psychology more than I was originally expecting. These effects have occurred in two ways: directly and indirectly. I have been psychologically affected directly by the food in ways like being homesick for my regular foods or getting bored of the style of food here. Also, there have also been indirect effects on my psychology that result from the effects the food is

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Different Coloured Lighting and Ambience on Mood

    The Effects of Different Coloured Lighting and Ambience on Mood

    Abstract This study was conducted to determine the combined effects of coloured lighting and ambient sound on mood. 48 psychology undergraduates, comprising of 38 females and ten males, took part in this study. This study is a 2x2 between subjects design. The coloured lightings used in this study are blue and yellow combined with the ambient sound of �city’ and �nature’ whereas mood was measured with the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). We discovered

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Divorce on Young Children

    The Effects of Divorce on Young Children

    The statistics for divorce in the 1990’s suggest that nearly sixty percent of marriages end in divorce. Given this startling figure, the assumption can be made that many children will experience some effects caused by the life-changing event called divorce. What is it exactly about divorce that causes negative consequences for these children? In what ways will these children be effected? Will these effects show outwardly? I will attempt to uncover some of the complexities

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Effects of Eating Disorders

    The Effects of Eating Disorders

    The Effects of Eating Disorders On Adolescent and Young Adult Women It is the purpose of this paper to discuss the effects anorexia and bulimia nervosa has on adolescent and young adult women in AmericasЎ¦ society today. I will explain the development of these eating disorders in adolescent girls and college-aged women. I will show that these disorders are closely connected to the biological and psychosocial changes that occur during these two periods of a

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Effects of Lsd

    The Effects of Lsd

    LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the major drugs making up the hallucinogen class. LSD was discovered in 1938 and is one of the most potent mood-changing chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. LSD, commonly referred to as "acid," is sold on the street in tablets, capsules, and, occasionally, liquid form. It is odorless, colorless, and has a slightly

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Effects of Marijuana on Cognition

    The Effects of Marijuana on Cognition

    A discussion is taking place across the globe as to whether or not marijuana use has a negative effect on the mind and body of its users. This discussion has many participants with varying views on the issue. Some think marijuana use, while very harmful to your lungs, has no negative effect on the mind. Others see it as harmful to both the mind and the body. Still a select few see marijuana as a

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

    The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

    The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain Chapter Two was very interesting, learning the brain functions, managing thought and the memory process. These chapters made me think about the effects drugs would have on your brain, especially Marijuana. Marijuana has been illegal for years because of the thought that it was a drug similar to cocaine, or heroin. Drugs such as cocaine and heroin affect the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine is the neurotransmitter associated with extremely

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Effects of Psychoactive Substances, Caffeine and Alcohol on Brain Functioning

    The Effects of Psychoactive Substances, Caffeine and Alcohol on Brain Functioning

    The effects of psychoactive substances, caffeine and alcohol on brain functioning Introduction: There currently prevails considerable speculation in regard to the controversial topic of whether stimulant drugs like that of coffea (caffeine), and depressive drugs such as alcohol, affect the consumers brain functioning. The topic is deemed controversial primarily due to the fact that these two prominent household beverages are perceived as acceptable to consume. Their consumption is heavily ingrained within society and culture, where

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    Submitted: July 4, 2016 By: Kelseywalker99
  • The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family

    The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family

    The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family First off I would like to tell you what exactly schizophrenia is. Schizophrenia is a brain disease, with concrete and specific symptoms due to physical and biochemical changes in the brain. This illness strikes young people in their prime age usually between 16 and 25. Schizophrenia is almost always treatable with medication. Contrary to what most think schizophrenia is not a "split personality", or caused by childhood trauma,

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Effects of Temperature - Temperature and Attentiveness

    The Effects of Temperature - Temperature and Attentiveness

    Running Head: THE EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE The Effects of Temperature and Gender on Concentration Annie Rice Albertson College of Idaho Abstract The function of this study was to identify a potential correlation between gender and temperature that cause a direct affect on concentration. Participants assigned into hot (H), warm (W), and cold (C) condition groups observed a video clip in preset temperatures and completed surveys to measure their comprehension. The test results were not significant;

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Mike
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