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  • Time


    In psychology, time can be an important aspect. There are many situations where this applies. Conditioning is one of these situations. The time between the presentation of the conditioned stimulus and the unconditioned stimulus is critical for conditioning. If a person is trying to get a dog to salivate to a ring of a bell, they might ring the bell just before presenting the food. After several times of doing this, the dog might salivate

    Essay Length: 563 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Victor
  • Time Management

    Time Management

    The first part of your focus on results should be to work out how much your time costs. This helps you to see if you are spending your time profitably.If you work for an organization, calculate how much you cost it each year. Include your salary, payroll taxes, the cost of office space you occupy, equipment and facilities you use, expenses, administrative support, etc. If you are self-employed, work the annual running costs of

    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tips for Teaching High Functioning People with Autism

    Tips for Teaching High Functioning People with Autism

    Tips For Teaching High Functioning People with Autism By Susan Moreno and Carol O'Neal This paper was reprinted with permission of Susan Moreno on the O.A.S.I.S. (Online Asperger's Syndrome Information and Support) 1. People with autism have trouble with organizational skills, regardless of their intelligence and/or age. Even a "straight A" student with autism who has a photographic memory can be incapable of remembering to bring a pencil to class or of remembering a deadline

    Essay Length: 529 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Title


    Donald Cowart was a single, childless, college graduate of 25. He had just moved back home after 3 years in the Air Force including a tour in Vietnam. He was living with his parents and trying to start his career as a pilot outside the Air Force. He was a very active and healthy man. In July 1973 Donald was severely burned in an accident involving a faulty propane transmission line. His father died as

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Tommy
  • To Be or Not to Be Tough

    To Be or Not to Be Tough

    To Be Or Not To Be Tough I believe that as a teacher you must have a balance of all the various characteristics and I will try to make it a point to do so. I will not really know the characteristics that will fit my teaching until I get some more experience actually teaching a class. As of right now I really do not have any experience teaching a class, so I can only

    Essay Length: 437 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Victor
  • To What Extent and in What Ways Are People “fixed” and “open to Change”?

    To What Extent and in What Ways Are People “fixed” and “open to Change”?

    Charles Darwin was not only a pioneer in evolutionary psychology, also today’s theories of modern lifespan development draw on and are influenced by Darwin’s ideas. His functionalist perspective primarily focused on the reason for development of specific human characteristics over many generations, and therefore an enormously long timescale. However, inspired by the observations in the development his own son, Darwin also acknowledged that “an individual is the result of a gradual sequence of prior changes,

    Essay Length: 1,562 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Monika
  • To What Extent Can I Determine My Own Destiny

    To What Extent Can I Determine My Own Destiny

    ‘To what extent can I determine my own destiny?’ Discuss in the light of theories, ideas and research encountered in the course. Do I act as I do through choice or are my actions influenced by factors beyond our control? This uncertainty has concerned psychologists for decades, consequently giving rise to the 'Autonomy versus Determinism' debate. By definition, autonomy is the belief that we are free to make decisions and thus control all of our

    Essay Length: 2,766 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Jack
  • Today’s Psychology

    Today’s Psychology

    Flora, Carlin. (2005). “Mirror Mirror: Seeing Yourself As Others See You.” Psychology Today, Volume 38, No.3, May/June, pp. 54-59. Social acceptance and how other’s perceive one’s personality play an ever growing role in psychological interdependence. Our ability to interpret how other’s see us enable us to form authentic connections to others as well as satisfying our need for acceptance. Psychologist have come up with a term that correctly identifies this behavior as “metaperceptions”, which is

    Essay Length: 1,187 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Top Down Processing

    Top Down Processing

    Extra Credit Paper The cognitive system is organized hierarchically. The most basic perceptual systems are located at the bottom of the hierarchy, and the most complex cognitive (e.g. memory, problem solving) systems are located at the top of the hierarchy. Information can flow both from the bottom of the system to the top of the system and from the top of the system to the bottom of the system. When information flows from the

    Essay Length: 788 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Touch Senses

    Touch Senses

    The skin contains numerous sensory receptors which receive information from the outside environment. The sensory receptors of the skin are concerned with at least five different senses: pain, heat, cold, touch, and pressure. The five are usually grouped together as the single sense of touch in the classification of the five senses of the whole human body. The sensory receptors vary greatly in terms of structure. For example, while pain receptors are simply unmyelinated terminal

    Essay Length: 559 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome Tourette's is thought to involve faulty regulation the brain circuits between the frontal cortex and the basal ganglia. Studies have established with little doubt that Tourette's syndrome is genetic, but the exact type of inheritance is debatable. Tourette's syndrome was thought to be transmitted by means of an autosomal dominant gene. Recent studies suggest that the method of transmission may be more complex then thought. More than one gene may be involved,

    Essay Length: 564 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Top
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

    Tourette’s Syndrome

    Tourette’s Syndrome Tourette’s syndrome is “a genetic, neurological disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics and associated behavioral features including obsessions and compulsions and hyperactivity” (Strickland “Tourette Syndrome” Gale). Tourette’s syndrome is named after George Gilles de la Tourette, who was a French physician. He described this condition over a century ago (Newton “Tourette Syndrome” Sick). Although Tourette’s is not fatal, it is a very common disorder that affects many people in many different ways.

    Essay Length: 903 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: regina
  • Toy Store

    Toy Store

    While walking in Wal-Mart today I happened to find myself in the toy section. The first thing I did was to take a look at the boys section and then the girls section. The reason I split those to up is for what I found. I looked down each. When I looked down the one section it was more dark and gloomy looking. Then I walked to the other isle and looked down that one.

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: July
  • Training Environment

    Training Environment

    Using your Training Environment Tips for survival Your training environment is the most essential and important element of your presentation. It is the difference between a good presentation and one that will keep the participants asking for more. The five most important features of your training environment will be: 1. White Board 2. Flipchart 3. Projector 4. Space 5. Body Language A good presenter uses his training environment in the most effective and coordinative way

    Essay Length: 1,486 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Trait Activity

    Trait Activity

    Uzcategui Frank Uzcategui Mrs. Watrous-Rodriguez Psychology 2301 November 11, 2014 Trait Activity As I was answering some of the questions and statements, I tried to do so by being honest with myself so that I could get honest answers that would define me pretty well. I don’t believe that every single answer that I got from each subject reflects me the best way possible. In the extraversion part, I got a twenty seven. In a

    Essay Length: 781 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2014 By: Frank Uzcategui
  • Transferance and Counter-Transferance

    Transferance and Counter-Transferance

    Transference and counter transference is one of most important aspects of treatment between patient and practitioner. In a clinical setting we do not always have the opportunity to have consecutive treatments with the same patient and as a result may not be able to acknowledge or notice these occurrences. It is not often that I have the opportunity to see a patient on a regular basis or even twice for that matter. As a result,

    Essay Length: 1,278 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Transferance and Countertransferance

    Transferance and Countertransferance

    What is Conflict Resolution? The field of mediation and conflict resolution is full of authors and practitioners trying to define what it is they do. Is it alternative dispute resolution? Is it conflict provention? Is it conflict management? Is it conflict engagement? I think it would be better to ask the people in conflict what they feel needs to happen to make their conflict a positive experience. It may be that the best description of

    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Victor
  • Transgenderism


    Running head: OPPRESSION Oppression behind closed doors Pamela Ripley Our Lady of the Elms College Abstract Keywords: Transgender, Identity, Orientation, UK In July 2013 Bradley Manning, the American soldier who passed thousands of classified documents in protest at US military operations in the Middle East, was sentenced to 35 years in Fort Leavenworth military prison. The day after sentencing Manning caused a media sensation by announcing that she had had gender identity issues since childhood

    Essay Length: 8,954 Words / 36 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2016 By: Pamela1103
  • Transgenerational Child Rearing

    Transgenerational Child Rearing

    Transgenerational pattern of child rearing refers to the idea that “family factors are transmitted from generation to generation”. These factors include, but are not limited to, personality characteristics, religious beliefs, value of education, and child rearing techniques. I interpret it to mean that we will raise our children according to how we were raised ourselves in terms of discipline and how we react to certain situations. Many factors contribute to children becoming aggressive. Among the

    Essay Length: 412 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Transitioning into Traditionalism

    Transitioning into Traditionalism

    Date: November 7, 2005 Researcher: Laura Stewart Phone:(780) 718-8486 Email: Title of Proposal: Transitioning into Traditionalism 1. The purpose of our study, is to determine if married and common law couples still show traditional roles in the operation of a household. Our study will be based on 40 participants(n=40) ;20 married and 20 common law participants. All of our data will come, from our participants answering the CDL domestic scale for traditionalism. Each participant

    Essay Length: 774 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Anna
  • Treating Depression

    Treating Depression

    ARTICLE REVIEW: " TREATING DEPRESSION: PILLS OR TALK" Publisher: Scientific American Mind Date: January 2005 Author: Steven P. Holon, Micahel E. Thase, John C. Markowitz SUMMARY: "Medication has reduced depression for decades, but newer forms of psychotherapies are proving their worth." Medication or pills and antidepressants were once termed "magic bullet", because of its efficacy in treating depression. Some physicians also thought that psychotherapy alone is an ineffective way of fighting depression. But when combined

    Essay Length: 277 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Treating Insomnia

    Treating Insomnia

    Treating Insomnia Psychologists publish articles describing their research in periodicals called journals. One such study is titled, “Treating Insomnia with A self-Administered Muscle Relaxation Training Program: A Follow-Up by Roland Gustafson. The study involved twelve women and ten men who were recruited by advertisements in a local Swedish newspaper, to take part in testing a new treatment for insomnia. This study explored whether simple self-administered relaxation training would help the subjects produce a state

    Essay Length: 483 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Treating Ocd with Exposure and Response Prevention

    Treating Ocd with Exposure and Response Prevention

    Obsessive-Compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder with potentially disabling ramifications. The individual afflicted with OCD becomes trapped in a pattern of repetitive thoughts and behaviors which are very difficult to overcome. A person's severity of OCD can vary, but if left untreated, the disorder can destroy a person's capacity to function at work, school or even at home. For most of the 20th century, treatment focused for OCD centered around providing insight through psychotherapy. This

    Essay Length: 1,438 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • Treatments of Anxiety from Different Schools of Thought to Anxiety

    Treatments of Anxiety from Different Schools of Thought to Anxiety

    Anxiety is defined as apprehension, dread, or uneasiness similar to fear but based on an unclear threat. There are several perspectives as to the cause of anxiety. Some of these are behavioral, psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, biological, and cognitive. Behaviorists believe that anxiety is a learned behavior. The belief is that anxiety attacks may reflect conditioned emotional responses that generalize to new situations. This perspective advocates the use of behavior therapy. This therapy uses learning principles to make

    Essay Length: 350 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Treatments; Borderline Personality Disorder

    Treatments; Borderline Personality Disorder

    Treatments; Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder is amongst the hardest personality disorders to treat. BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) continues to aggravate, baffle, and reward doctors and psychologists. Psychotherapies differ considerably; however, there are two major paths to treatment with this disorder: insight-oriented therapy or stabilizing interventions. Each pathway is characterized by particular techniques and interventions, but each is primarily defined by its overarching goal or objective. (2) Insight-oriented therapy is often referred to as

    Essay Length: 368 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Bred
  • Trichotillomania


    Trichotillomania For what seems an eternity of seconds in an eternity not quite reaching minutes, I am lost in a world of my own doing. Time stands still as I indulge in the emotion of my lips making a tactile connection with my hair. The pleasure is overwhelming. The satisfaction is over stimulating. The desire to pluck is irresistible. In complete disconnection with my awareness, suddenly I find one. This feels like a good one.

    Essay Length: 1,168 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • Trifecta Analysis of “12 Angry Men”

    Trifecta Analysis of “12 Angry Men”

    Trifecta Analysis of “12 Angry Men” The version of the “12 Angry Men” that I was able to obtain was the original with Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb. It is interesting to note that watching this movie with this assignment in mind gave me a different perspective of the jury’s interactions. While there were several theories in play throughout this movie, in terms of the Communication Privacy Management, Groupthink, and Organizational Information theories, the

    Essay Length: 956 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Edward
  • True Identity

    True Identity

    The identity of an adult is determined by his or her early childhood and adolescence. The components that determine who he or she is as a person include the child’s physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development. An understanding is also required of the mental and physical health professionals, teachers, and, of course parents, about what a child is experiencing at any point in time throughout their life. Recognizing the basics of what and how

    Essay Length: 770 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Trust


    Trust, is there such thing, can trust ever be achieved or is it just an idealists fantasy? We need to ask ourselves, why do some people find it so hard to trust other people? Due perhaps to the degree of unpredictability in life, even things that seem most certain can be the most likely to fail. There are many things that can cause a lack of trust, new things appearing, things that have always been

    Essay Length: 1,749 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Anna
  • Truth About Love

    Truth About Love

    Ang Puno't Dulo ng Pag-ibig ==================== Nakakatawa talaga ang love. Isa siyang napakalaking oxymoron. Lahat ng pwede mong masabi sa kanya, baliktarin mo man ay totoo pa rin. Ang labo diba? Pero ang linaw. Masaya magmahal. Malungkot magmahal. Di mo naiintindihan pero naiintindihan mo. Walang rason. Maraming rason. Di mo na kaya, pero kaya mo pa rin. Masakit magmahal. Pero okey lang. Leche, ano ba talaga?! May kaibigan ako, sabi niya dati "Love is only

    Essay Length: 447 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Wendy
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