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  • Evaluate the Contribution of 'attribution Theories' and Related Research in Helping Us to Understand the Way in Which People Perceive and Explain Their Social Environment

    Evaluate the Contribution of 'attribution Theories' and Related Research in Helping Us to Understand the Way in Which People Perceive and Explain Their Social Environment

    Evaluate the contribution of 'attribution theories' and related research in helping us to understand the way in which people perceive and explain their social environment. The key concepts behind the idea of attribution theories is to question what was the cause why you chose it and what information led you

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    Essay Length: 2,128 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2012
  • Evaluate the Ways in Which Emotion Might Enhance And/or Undermine Reason as a Way of Knowing

    Evaluate the Ways in Which Emotion Might Enhance And/or Undermine Reason as a Way of Knowing

    Evaluate the ways in which emotion might enhance and/or undermine reason as a Way of Knowing When answering this question, one must asses what reasoning actually is. In 1651 Thomas Hobbes published his magnum opus, Leviathan, in which he concluded that reason was an immediate function of all senses, and

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    Essay Length: 1,226 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 11, 2011
  • Evidence Based

    Evidence Based

    In the early 1990's, the Division of Clinical Psychology (Task Force) developed and documented 18 specific treatment interventions that were seen as empirically validated interventions. These empirically validated interventions would later lead to the publication of treatment manuals, thus leading to manualization. Essentially, these manuals became seen as cookbooks, or

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    Essay Length: 757 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Examination of Clinical Psychology

    Examination of Clinical Psychology

    Clinical psychology is a broad science that involves psychologists ensuring the mental well-being of a patient. Its focus is diagnosing, treating, and if possible, averting psychological disorders. The field of clinical psychology applies to every demographic from young children to the elderly, families or individuals, and one's socioeconomic status is

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    Essay Length: 1,631 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2012
  • Examination of Clinical Psychology

    Examination of Clinical Psychology

    Clinical psychology is a broad science that involves psychologists ensuring the mental well-being of a patient. Its focus is diagnosing, treating, and if possible, averting psychological disorders. The field of clinical psychology applies to every demographic from young children to the elderly, families or individuals, and one's socioeconomic status is

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    Essay Length: 1,631 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012
  • Executive Control Helps Romantically Involved Individuals Stay Faithful

    Executive Control Helps Romantically Involved Individuals Stay Faithful

    On:"Executive control helps romantically involved individuals stay faithful" A study was conducted to determine whether there were any correlating factors between individuals' 'executive control', and their loyalty in a committed relationship. Executive control is described as basically the discipline an individual has when completing a goal oriented task. Extensive studies

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    Essay Length: 864 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2011
  • Existentialism - the Choice of Life

    Existentialism - the Choice of Life

    Existentialism the Choice of Life Leann Brekke PSY 6501 Psychology of Personality Instructor Polina Bryson February 13, 2011 Abstract This is an in depth look at existentialism, and the theory of Rollo May. I have included some thoughts on the theory of Victor Frankl and his ideas of the meaning

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    Essay Length: 4,053 Words / 17 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012
  • Existentialism: Strengths Vs. Weaknesses

    Existentialism: Strengths Vs. Weaknesses

    Existentialism: Strengths vs. Weaknesses Existentialism is the basic belief that everything in life is a choice and self fulfillment is the ultimate goal. Though there are many strong points to existentialism, there are also many other psychology approaches that refute it. In this paper I will discuss the strengths and

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    Essay Length: 972 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 27, 2011
  • Exploration of William Glasser Choice Theory

    Exploration of William Glasser Choice Theory

    Introduction This paper is an exploration of William Glassers Choice Theory. Firstly I will briefly look at definitions of counselling and how counselling has evolved. I will then look at his background, the philosophy and theory behind his therapy and how it is applied. Finally I will discuss what I

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    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 30, 2011
  • External Stimuli Such as Rock Music Has an Effect on Our Short-Term Memory

    External Stimuli Such as Rock Music Has an Effect on Our Short-Term Memory

    Abstract An experiment investigating the effect that noise has on memory performance. The subjects who were initially tested were tested to see if a loud noise such as rock music had an effect on their memory performance. This finding shows that noise does have an effect on our memory ability

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    Essay Length: 1,825 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: June 30, 2011
  • Eye Witness Memory

    Eye Witness Memory

    Eye Witness Memory What is an eye witness?. An eye witness is a person who has seen a particular event taking place right in front of them. Eye witnesses memory must be accurate and to the point, as it crucial to an investigation. The eye witness memory can sometimes

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    Essay Length: 1,878 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2016
  • Face Recognition

    Face Recognition

    The purpose of this paper is to explain the processes associated with face recognition, identification and classification, the role of encoding and retrieval processes involved with long-term memory and how it affects face recognition, and identify two possible errors that can occur with face recognition. Face perception is multifaceted, individuals

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    Essay Length: 2,456 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: October 9, 2013
  • Factors Influencing Levels of Depression Among Surrogate Caregivers

    Factors Influencing Levels of Depression Among Surrogate Caregivers

    Factors influencing levels of depression among surrogate caregivers. The prospective study examined the factors influencing levels of depression among surrogate caregivers. A sample of 177 male and 244 female American patients was used. A multiple regression was carried out to analyse the data. It found that both the patients optimism

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    Essay Length: 2,605 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2012
  • Family Approval by Participation

    Family Approval by Participation

    * Developmental takes * Proposal * Family approval by participation * * <iframe width="560" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/pnVAE91E7kM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> * * This video was a viral hit a few months ago, the soon to be couple live right here in Georgia!!! A young man comes up with and ingenious way of

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    Essay Length: 1,060 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 28, 2011
  • Family Circumplex Model

    Family Circumplex Model

    The family circumplex model uses the communication methods of a family to measure its adaptability and its cohesion. We start evaluating a family's adaptability by looking at the family's capability to change the structure of its power and changing roles within the family. An example of a role change would

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    Essay Length: 1,201 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2013
  • Family Influence

    Family Influence

    My family has greatly influenced my personality. From ever since I was little till now. I've had a very messed up but loving family as I was growing up. I was always told that I was loved and I was even treated like I was loved. I was raised to

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    Essay Length: 501 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 19, 2012
  • Family Lead to Criminal Behaviour

    Family Lead to Criminal Behaviour

    a) How can an upbringing in a disrupted family explain criminal behaviour? Upbringing is the environment in which a child is raised; it is comprised of many factors, such as parenting, financial and social status, peers, education siblings etc. Upbringing has been demonstrated to have a life-long effect on the

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    Essay Length: 245 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2012
  • Family Math as a Math Support Programme for Low Achiever

    Family Math as a Math Support Programme for Low Achiever

    Educational research indicates that families are an essential part of the learning process. By doing mathematics with our children and supporting mathematics learning at home, we contribute greatly to our children's success. There are many ways in which parent's can make mathematics part of family life. Here are some suggestions

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    Essay Length: 1,531 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 22, 2011
  • Family Therapy

    Family Therapy

    Presenting Problem George and Jennifer Lopez have been raising their two grandchildren for the past two years. Shakira (age 10) and Mateo (13) were orphaned two years ago when their parents (the Lopez’s daughter Jane and son-in-law Bill) were killed in an automobile accident. Bill was driving home with Jane

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    Essay Length: 3,109 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2016
  • Fear Appeal

    Fear Appeal

    In Witte and Allen's (2000) meta-analysis, the message characteristic that produced the strongest effects on attitudes and intentions was severity. Although Witte and Allen are unable to determine what specifically accounts for the strong effects of severity, they speculate that it could be due to the "vivid and often gruesome

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    Essay Length: 405 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2011
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