OtherPapers.com - Other Term Papers and Free Essays


1,175 Psychology Essays: 981 - 1,000

  • Specialties in Psychology

    Specialties in Psychology

    1) Take another look at the "Specialties in Psychology" on page 31, select any two. Then do an online search to learn more about those two specialties, identify what you learned, then compare and contrast the two specialties. (Chapter 1)? Clinical Psychology focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

    Essay Length: 338 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 12, 2012
  • Sperry Case

    Sperry Case

    Sperry (1968) Aim: To show the behavioural and psychological effects when the brain is split into two by severing the corpus collosum. This is to prove that each side of the brain has different functions.

Method: Participants are patients who had epilepsy until they have undergone an operation by severing the

    Essay Length: 341 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2012
  • Step-Parenting Affects on Depression in Adolescents

    Step-Parenting Affects on Depression in Adolescents

    In modern society today, divorce rates have risen dramatically within the past decade. Due do this increase, there has also been a rise in the profusion of step families. The norm of families today often consist of step parents and step siblings which can become a difficult transition during adolescence.

    Essay Length: 1,472 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2011
  • Stereotypes Case

    Stereotypes Case

    There are noticeable differences in the ways in which women and men are portrayed in television commercials. Those different portrayals are based on traditional, gendered expectations of female and male characters and rolls. In the commercials advertisement of "Shake 'n Bake" (1972) it shows a woman food shopping for dinner,

    Essay Length: 304 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2013
  • Stereotypes People

    Stereotypes People

    Abstract This paper examines stereotypes people endure during their lives, such as, people that are overweight, people with tattoos, and politicians. When people are stereotyped against it can affect their live in a negative way and the affects can shape a person's choses in the career they choose, the person

    Essay Length: 1,632 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 6, 2011
  • Strategies for Improving Memory

    Strategies for Improving Memory

    In this essay, I will be describing and evaluating three strategies for the improvement of memory along with providing valuable evidence for the strategies. Theories of memory enable us to be able to understand the processes of encoding, storage and capacity, how stores are organized and why many of the

    Essay Length: 262 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2011
  • Stress and Health

    Stress and Health

    Stress and health are linked closely. It is well known that stress, whether it be constant over time or come on quickly, can lead to many mental and physical health disorders. Immediate physical problems such as muscle cramps, fatigue, frequent colds, and nausea can result from stress. In the long

    Essay Length: 1,507 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012
  • Stress and Health Psychology

    Stress and Health Psychology

    Name: Reinaldo George Professor: Sonia Cruz Course: LA 101 - 51 Date: Wednesday 6th February. 2013 Stress and Health Psychology Stress maybe defined as a psychological state of tension or strain. In simpler words stress is a reaction of the body to facing an unpleasant situation or one that the

    Essay Length: 2,858 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2013
  • Stress Case

    Stress Case

    First of all were going to identify stress, what causes them, and what are the outcomes or the results of stress. Stress is a response to demands that has certain stakes that tax or exceeds a person's capacity or resources. What causes the stress are "Stressors"- which are the demands

    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2012
  • Stress Is Inevitable, but It Is How We Cope with It That Makes the Difference to Our Mental Health

    Stress Is Inevitable, but It Is How We Cope with It That Makes the Difference to Our Mental Health

    'Stress is inevitable, but it is how we cope with it that makes the difference to our mental health'. Discuss. Stress cannot be defined in simple terms, however in academic literature it is viewed from three main perspectives (Cassidy, 1999). Firstly the stimulus model focuses on the environmental events that

    Essay Length: 1,533 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2013
  • Stress Reduction: 5 Simple Tips

    Stress Reduction: 5 Simple Tips

    Stress is hard to avoid. From minor daily annoyances (traffic jams, missed school buses, spilled coffee) to major life events (such as the death of a loved one), stressful situations are all around us. "Stress itself isn't necessarily a bad thing; it's merely your body's reaction to its interaction with

    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 6, 2011
  • Stress: A Help or A Hindrance? Define Stress from A Biological Perspective and Discuss the Potential Positive and Negative Psychological Effects Resulting from It.

    Stress: A Help or A Hindrance? Define Stress from A Biological Perspective and Discuss the Potential Positive and Negative Psychological Effects Resulting from It.

    Stress: a help or a hindrance? Define stress from a biological perspective and discuss the potential positive and negative psychological effects resulting from it. Everyone experiences stress but defining it is difficult. Most people would suggest it refers to the physical consequences (such as heightened blood pressure, nausea, rapid heartbeat

    Essay Length: 1,115 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 8, 2011
  • Stresses Case

    Stresses Case

    In society many people have to deal with different stresses of day- to- day life. Many of those people do not know there are avenues available to help them cope with the stresses. The United family service is a place a person can go to get professional help on a

    Essay Length: 399 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2012
  • Student Case

    Student Case

    Introduction: The CVS's existing pharmacy fulfillment process had serious problems with customer service. However, this process increases customer waiting times and creates angry customers especially during busy pick-up times. Some of the fulfillment problems that are encountered at CVS pharmacy include: 1. Nobody watching in-store drop-off window. 2. We decided

    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2012
  • Study Guide

    Study Guide

    1. Complete the analogy: Sensation is to detection as perception is to interpretation. 2. Although Remi was sitting right next to his parents, he smelled a skunk minutes before they did. Explain. a Apparently Remi has a lower absolute threshold for skunk odor his parents have. 3. Greg's bag of

    Essay Length: 1,913 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2011
  • Study of Humans

    Study of Humans

    I believe the study of humans is required for our culture to grow and learn. If psychologists didn't study humans we would not understand ourselves. Psychologists have helped us understand many mental and behavioral disorders. This information is very powerful. Without this information we wouldn't have any insight into mental

    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2011
  • Subliminal Persuation

    Subliminal Persuation

    Subliminal Persuasion Subliminal means below the level of the conscious mind. The brain perceives the information in theory, but the mind does not interpret the information for meaning. A lot of studies indicate that we do perceive information at the subliminal level. A good example is if a person drove

    Essay Length: 1,365 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2012
  • Success Psyche

    Success Psyche

    Success Psyche Did you know that the most popular course at Harvard Business School today is entitled "Happiness"? Tal Ben Shahar, who heads up the department and his team have done extensive research concerning the criteria and mindset related to business success. What is certain is that knowledge, skills and

    Essay Length: 315 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 18, 2011
  • Suicide in Elder's: How It Affects My Values

    Suicide in Elder's: How It Affects My Values

    Suicide in Elder's: How it affects my values In our culture, we tend to make discussing death an unmentionable topic. We pretend that if we do not discuss it, it will not happen. We shy away from the elderly and people who are clearly terminally or mentally ill. I believe

    Essay Length: 648 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2011
  • Suicide Statistics and Facts

    Suicide Statistics and Facts

    INTRODUCTION Suicide is intentional self-inflicted acts that end in death. Each year, an average of 30,000 suicide deaths occur in the United States and it is estimated that 6,000 of those suicides are committed by teenagers (CDC, 2002). Psychologists have identified the teenage years as one of the most difficult

    Essay Length: 333 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 15, 2011
Advanced Search