EssaysForStudent.com - Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes
Search

Psychology

After studying these essays on psychology, you'll have a better understanding of human behavior and of psychology in general.

3,095 Essays on Psychology. Documents 2,791 - 2,820

  • The Number Seven Plus or Minus Two

    The Number Seven Plus or Minus Two

    Miller starts his paper by catching our attention stating that there is a number that has been following him around and that is the number seven, plus or minus two. He then goes on to explain that when you are dealing with a communication system there is the input and the output. The amount of information is called the “variance”, and the amount of transmitted information is called the “correlation”. As with any communication

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 534 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: David
  • The Observation of a 5 Year Old Boy

    The Observation of a 5 Year Old Boy

    The Observation of a 5 Year Old Boy Date: 3/19/04 Time observation started: 1:40 pm Time observation ended: 1:55 pm Name of child: Daiki Age of child: 5.6 Setting: The setting took place in a play area/corner in the classroom of the school where Daiki attends. Daiki is playing with power rangers and there are also other children present, playing in the same play area. Observation: Daiki is sitting in a play area with a

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,265 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Other Sister Critque

    The Other Sister Critque

    Just this morning, I was complaining to my dad that I hadn’t seen a decent movie in a very long time. This was until I watched The Other Sister. I’m not much of a sucker for romantic comedies, or chick flicks, but The Other Sister had such an endearing quality about it that I couldn’t help but fall in love. The Other Sister tells the story of Carla Tate, a young woman who has resided

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Pain Center

    The Pain Center

    The Pain Center My biggest fear as a young girl was going to the dentist. Every visit involved pain, and that’s what scared me the most. The majority of people that you ask will tell you that they were afraid of the dentist too. I, like many other children use to love eating candy, I still do but not as much. I had a huge sweet tooth, and because of that I would get cavities.

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,130 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Philosophy of Visual Disability

    The Philosophy of Visual Disability

    The Philosophy of Visual Disability Visual Disability, the Philosophy of Preamble: The greatest expression of the ultimate timeless civilisation of mankind, is the embodiment of unfeigned, absolute, active altruistic reverence for the universal equality, dignity and sanctity of humanity; the inability to perceive the declivity from behind an acclivity, or rather, the proclivity to infer the depth of a river from its breath is, no less, the antithesis, for verisimilitude isn’t proof, but verisimilitude. To

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 304 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: regina
  • The Play Years

    The Play Years

    The Play Years The play years, between the ages of two to six years is one of the most magic phases of a child's (and their parent's) lives. Children are very entertaining at this age and they are a great deal of fun to observe and interact with. These children have also reached one of the most active times in terms of a person's development. There are many cognitive milestones reached during this age, which

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,024 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2008 By: Jack
  • The Portrayal of Mental Illness in Girl Interrupted

    The Portrayal of Mental Illness in Girl Interrupted

    The Portrayal of Mental Illness in “Girl, Interrupted” The film “Girl, Interrupted” is a true story adapted from the original memoir by Susanna Kaysen. Set in the 1960s, it relates her experiences during her stay in a mental institution after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder following a suicide attempt. Many films include characters with a mental illness; the actors who play these characters have the immense challenge of staying true to the illness they

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,665 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Power of Conformity

    The Power of Conformity

    The Power of Conformity Ryan Herlong Conformity refers to an individual’s behavior that is performed because of group pressure, even though that pressure might not involve a direct request. Many people want to think that they are conformist enough so that they are not looked upon as strange to others and nonconformist enough to demonstrate that they are capable of thinking by themselves. For many years, psychologists have been interested in human conformity. Usually when

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 778 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Power of Knowledge

    The Power of Knowledge

    A person's feeling can be depicted by the way he or she draws their pictures. Superiority and inferiority can be shown by the way the artist makes a person or ship larger or smaller than another person or ship. This is shown in the Spanish picture where the French ships are on the coast of America. The French ships are small and the Native Americans appear to be larger. In another picture it shows a

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • The Problem and Review of Related Literature

    The Problem and Review of Related Literature

    Chapter I THE PROBLEM AND REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE Prejudice is a rigid and irrational generalization about an entire category of people. Prejudice is irrational insofar as people hold inflexible attitudes supported by little or no direct evidence. Prejudice refers to attitudes; it can be positive by providing special advantages or negative by creating obstacles. It can range from subtle to blatantly obvious. It is the process of "pre-judging" a particular person, place or thing

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,849 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Prof

    The Prof

    Nothing to donate I am the Prof Main Entry: cu•ra•tor Pronunciation: 'kyur-"A-t&r, kyu-'rA-, 'kyur-&- Function: noun Etymology: Latin, from curatus, past participle of curare to care, from cura care Date: 1632 : one that has the care and superintendence of something; especially : one in charge of a museum, zoo, or other place of exhibit Main Entry: 1lav•en•der Pronunciation: 'la-v&n-d&r Function: noun Etymology: Middle English lavendre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin lavandula Date: 13th century

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 350 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Protogy

    The Protogy

    I AM LEGEND by John Logan September 8, 1997 What's so surprising that I crawl. I descended from the worm just like you. What's so surprising that I eat glass and dance on fire. --Felix Morisseau-Leroy FADE IN: INT. MOTEL ROOM - DESERT - DAY Rainfall. Violent and unrelenting. The rain pounds a fearsome rhythm on the windows of a motel room. ROBERT NEVILLE is on the phone, pacing, waiting. Tense. Neville is a

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 3,226 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Psychological Effects and Developmental Effects of Drug Abuse on the Brain

    The Psychological Effects and Developmental Effects of Drug Abuse on the Brain

    Drug abuse can take its toll on the body, but more importantly on the mind. Why do drugs act on the brain the way they do? And why do some drugs have different effects than others? These and other questions will be answered throughout this paper. Every day scientists are finding new information on the brain and how it reacts to the main drugs of abuse. The Brain; four pounds and several thousand miles of

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,289 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Psychology of Serial Killers

    The Psychology of Serial Killers

    We are the human race. We are untouchable. We are the masters of the world, the predator of all nature. Gifted with an extraordinarily large intelligence, we are always creating, innovating, idealizing. And yet this large intelligence brings forth irrevocable problems. We can also be the hunted, but not by any other race. Our predator roams behind the masked lines of today's society; they prowl, constantly in wait for a new target. Modern times have

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 869 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: roachboy2011
  • The Pursuit of Crazyness

    The Pursuit of Crazyness

    The Pursuit of “Crazyness” Creativity has always been a fascinating virtue highly sought-after. Commonly defined by the dictionaries as the ability to generate new and meaningful ideas, the value of creativity is immense. While creativity definitely exists within the form of an art or theatrical performance, the tangible and perhaps more practical value of creativity can be associated through the ideas and innovations generated in our daily lives. Ranging from a simple and creative idea

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 772 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Pursuit of Happiness

    The Pursuit of Happiness

    Gus Merwin 9-23-07 Eng 102 The Pursuit of Happiness I believe that happiness is the most important thing in life. I don’t see any point to want any thing else in life besides happiness. I think a lot of people waste their lives trying to achieve things they dream of in the future, but the whole time they miss having the real fun of living now, and going through their current adventure of life. People

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,635 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Quality of Work Life

    The Quality of Work Life

    INTRODUCTION Quality of work Life is referred to as humanizing the working life and emphasizing the human factor. It mostly refers to favorableness’ or un-favorableness of a job environment for the people involved in it. The basic objective is to develop jobs that are excellent for people as well as for production. What is Quality? “Quality is the ability of a product or service to consistently meet or exceed customer expectations. What is work? Work

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,016 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2016 By: queen14
  • The Question of Spanking

    The Question of Spanking

    The Question of Spanking Spanking a child is a controversial issue. On one side of the debate are people who believe spanking is a necessary component of parenting. On the contrary are people who think spanking a child is destructive. Somewhere in the middle are people who believe spanking is legitimate only when used correctly. Part of the reason for the debate is that some parents and experts define spanking differently. To some, spanking means

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • The Question of Spanking

    The Question of Spanking

    The Question of Spanking Spanking a child is a controversial issue. On one side of the debate are people who believe spanking is a necessary component of parenting. On the contrary are people who think spanking a child is destructive. Somewhere in the middle are people who believe spanking is legitimate only when used correctly. Part of the reason for the debate is that some parents and experts define spanking differently. To some, spanking means

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,714 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Real Difference

    The Real Difference

    Gender Differences Are Real By Frank York It's time to root out the imposition of gendered behavior stereotypes from all aspects of our lives. Ending gender oppression means encouraging our children to experiment with alternative gender expressions... - Nancy Nangeroni, a transsexual activist quoted in Transgender Warriors It is fundamental that individuals have the right to define, and to redefine as their lives unfold, their own gender identity, without regard to chromosomal sex, genitalia, assigned

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 484 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Relation of Intelligence and Physical

    The Relation of Intelligence and Physical

    Article Review: The Relation of Intelligence and Physical Maturity to Social Status of Children The article, Relation of Intelligence and Physical Maturity to Social Status of Children, is a presentation and explanation of a study done by Rick F. Heber of Michigan State University on the relationship between a child’s social status to his/hers IQ and physical maturity. The author chose three classes of children, one from each third, fourth, and fifth grades at a

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Relationship Between Psychology and Movies

    The Relationship Between Psychology and Movies

    The relationship between Psychology and Movies Movies are most of the time related to a human being’s life. Movies apply psychology to their plots. For example, movies like the StepMom directed by Chris Columbus, and Good Will Hunting directed by Gus Van Sant show us that psychology is part of our lives in a day to day base. It could go from a divorce to a person who is scared to take a step in

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,222 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Relationship Between Spanking and Emotional Damage

    The Relationship Between Spanking and Emotional Damage

    There is no doubt that when it comes to a temper-tantrum throwing toddler, all parents want to do is make the behavior stop. However, it is the way parents have been choosing to discipline their child which is raising questions in congress. Whether or not parents spank their children is one of the hot topics among experts and society alike. Parents who do it argue if carried out properly and only occasionally, spanking can be

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,960 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Relationship Between Stress and Illness

    The Relationship Between Stress and Illness

    Abstract Research has shown a connection between stress and physical illness. Furthermore, who becomes ill under pressure may be regulated by other factors such as personality type. Several studies conducted confirm that stress is positively correlated with incidences of physical illness (DeVito, 1994). It is also becoming common knowledge that many physical diseases are either related to or can be exacerbated by excessive stress. Stress reduction is becoming a part of treatment and prevention of

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Revised Bdi Test Review

    The Revised Bdi Test Review

    Running head: REVIEW OF THE REVISED BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY Testing and Assesssment: Comprehensive review of the revised Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-IA) Daniel Beaulieu McGill University The Revised BDI (1993) Publication Dates: 1961-93 Authors: Aaron T. Beck and Robert A. Steer. Acronym: BDI-IA Price Data, 1994: $46 per complete kit including 25 record forms and manual (’93, 24 pages); $25.50 per 25 record forms; 22.50 per manual Introduction The revised Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-IA), introduced

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 5,375 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Rise of the Cognitive Perspective

    The Rise of the Cognitive Perspective

    Rise of the Cognitive Perspective Throughout the history of modern psychology there has been no greater breakthrough than the development of the cognitive perspective. From the beginning of the late 1950’s, the cognitive perspective has dominated all other forms of psychology, but to better understand why this perspective rose so quickly one must first understand what it is. The cognitive perspective can best be described as a genre of psychology “concerned with how people acquire,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,108 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled The book, The Road Less Traveled, written by M. Scott Peck, M.D. is the book I choose for my book report. It is a very interesting book concerning the way people act and how we deal with problems. The book contains four main sections, and each section is divided up into different categories relating to the section. The four sections in order are; discipline, love, growth, and grace. M. Scott Peck

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,031 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled is in many ways, different. It is not your ordinary book that simply tells a story. This book allows you to see your life in a different perspective. It permits you to really think if the decisions you are making will affect you or your children in the long run. I had mix views on this book. At first I didn’t even want to read it, because of how much I

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 905 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Role of Affective and Motivational Factors in Statistics Performance in University Students

    The Role of Affective and Motivational Factors in Statistics Performance in University Students

    When faced with the prospect of having to complete a statistics course at university, students either fall into a state of anxiety about failing the course or they form a belief that they will do well. This is due to their perception of self-efficacy. Perceived self-efficacy is, as stated by Bandura (1994) & Pajares (2002), the construct of a person’s beliefs in their ability to perform in certain tasks including academic tasks. It has been

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,968 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Role of Attachment Styles in Leader Member Exchange Theory

    The Role of Attachment Styles in Leader Member Exchange Theory

    Running head: THE ROLE OF ATTACHMENT STYLES IN LMX The Role of Attachment Styles in Leader-Member Exchange Theory Will A. Gibson Kansas State University Abstract Leader-member Exchange Theory (LMX) deals with the quality of a work relationship between a leader and a member. A higher quality LMX places members in an in-group with their leader and therefore benefit from increased communication, attention, and consideration. When there is a lower LMX, members are in an

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,281 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Mike
Search
Advanced Search