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  • Personal Narrative: Why I Love Psychology

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    This myth reminds me of just one of the reasons why I love psychology; to better understand myself and people around me. This myth was all about how humans react to situations, and how our intuition often works against us. I felt like I could hear my mother in the back of my mind, telling me not to walk the trails around the lake at night because there wont be as many people. To stay away from abandoned areas of town and stay where it is busy. I feel like this is one myth that has been ingrained

  • Psychology: Agency Theory And The Authoritarian Personality

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    Psychology: assignment 25/09/15 week 3 "Agency Theory and the Authoritarian Personality are two theories of obedience. Outline and evaluate these two theories of obedience" (12 marks)" By Elijah Pak In 1974 Milgram created the agency theory. Milgram’s idea suggested that individuals have two states of behaviour: 1 - the autonomous state, where an individual believes that they are in control of their actions, therefore take responsibility for their actions; 2 - the agentic state, where an individual

  • Theoretical Framework: The Origin Humanistic Psychology

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    Theoretical framework The Origin Humanistic Psychology According Riveros Aedo (2014), from ancient Greece sophists were concerned about the nature of the human being, the most prominent of these was Socrates in Athens highlighting his maieutic method, which consisted of the dialogue teacher-student, to show that the knowledge is already in the individual, and only need to extract and orient. In the Middle Ages, such was the influence of religion, that interest in the human being remained isolated

  • Allegro Non Tropp Psychology Research Paper

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    Do you think a color can influence the way you feel about something? Many people think they do, and I am one of them. For example, the movies we watch use different colors depending on the plot. A terror movie uses a lot of blacks and reds to make people feel insecure and terrified. Even companies use colors on their logos to identify their product. I read that much of a color's effect may be due to meanings assigned to that color within a given culture, which can vary widely from one culture to

  • Relationship Psychology: The Psychology Of Relationships

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    As you probably already know, the psychology of relationships represent a rather unique study of human behavior. In particular, it enables other people to focus in upon exactly why individuals choose to react in certain ways to specific conditions, other persons, or particular events and stimuli. Of noteworthy interest is the study of why lovers who care so much for each other, especially in the beginning, will eventually or even very suddenly start acting much differently, less romantically, and

  • Take Home Case Study: Clinical Psychology Take-Home

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    PSYC442 Clinical Psychology Take-Home Final Assignment Case A patient, who is 23 years old senior student, has a complaint about not using the elevator. 6 years ago, he was stuck in the elevator for 3 hours. The elevator was broken down due to the power shortage and all people were recovered from the elevator, but he developed negative beliefs like all elevators are dangerous or all of them have technical problems and not safe. Also, he tried to use 2 times, but he did not achieve to utilize

  • Squirrel Psychology

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    In both reviews, the purpose is to show how squirrels defend themselves against snakes, one of their predators. Instead of running or succumbing without a fight, the squirrels battle back against their hunters. Snakes, hungry for food, sneak into squirrel burrows at night and eat their young. Since the squirrels are asleep at this time, the parents of the young have no way to defend their children against the snakes. Through evolution, change of traits in offspring, the squirrels are now equipped

  • The Notebook Psychology

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    Introduction to Film and Paper For my film review I chose to review the movie The Notebook. The Notebook is a love story that follows most of the lives of Noah and Allie: from the time they met as teenagers to the time of their death. The story begins when the couple is older and the wife suffers from dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s. She doesn’t remember anything, even her beloved husband, so in order to help her remember Noah (the husband) reads her their love story over and over again as she

  • Optimism In Psychology

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    The recognized pioneer of the positive optimism, psychology movement can be viewed as an attributional style that explains positive events through permanent, personal, and negative events and pervasive causes through temporary, situation-specific, and external ones are the work of Martin Seligman what optimism

  • Repression In Psychology

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    Repression is one of the most haunting concepts in psychology. Something shocking happens, and the mind pushes it into some inaccessible corner of the unconscious. Later, the memory may emerge into consciousness. Repression is one of the foundation stones on which the structure of psychoanalysis rests. Recently there has been a rise in reported memories of childhood sexual abuse that were allegedly repressed for many years. With recent changes in legislation, people with recently unearthed memories