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1469 days

 Date: 10/15/15 10:01   in : Psychology 

Text Review of the Synaptic Self Text Review of the Synaptic Self How Our Brains Become Who We Are Author Joseph LeDoux Text Review 2 Abstract Today I hope to accurately reflect back the information provided to me by Joseph LeDoux in his book the Synaptic...

 

1473 days

 Date: 10/12/15 03:11   in : Psychology 

Silence Of The Lambs What is Forensic Anthropology? From within the specialized area of osteology--the study of bones—comes the application of the methods and techniques of analyzing skeletal remains for cases that will apply tf legal importance. Osteological analyses yield clues a...

 

1470 days

 Date: 10/14/15 19:33   in : Psychology 

Holocaust Survivors The Psychological Affects of the Holocaust The Holocaust was a tragic point in history which many people believe never happened. Others who survived it thought it should never have been. Not only did this affect the people who lived through it, it also affected e...

 

1476 days

 Date: 10/08/15 04:33   in : Psychology 

Exploration of the Raw Foods Diet This essay is about the conservations surrounding the raw food movement through juicing that has swept America. It will start from the origins of raw foodism to the fad some of us are aware of today. Lots of researchers, nutritionists, and dietitians...

 

1458 days

 Date: 10/26/15 04:53   in : Psychology 

Genetics And Intelligence Introduction Intelligence is the one human trait that many continue to believe is genetically determined. The big question is whether or not intelligence is hereditary and therefore fixed, or due to the environment and changeable. In 1994, the controve...

 

1463 days

 Date: 10/21/15 17:13   in : Psychology 

Defining Schizophrenia Introduction Schizophrenia means, “split mind” which makes people believe that this illness is a multiple personality disorder, but it is really referring to the split from reality. While there is still a stigma attached to this illness, public awareness and s...

 

1472 days

 Date: 10/12/15 14:52   in : Psychology 

Is Advertising To Kids Ethical? Is Advertising to Children Ethical? When did you last sit down on a Saturday morning and watch cartoons? Did you pay any attention to the commercials that punctuated the hour’s entertainment? If not, you should! According to a 1999 internationa...

 

1475 days

 Date: 10/09/15 09:25   in : Psychology 

Why a Graduate Degree Why a Graduate Degree? Education is the ignition for releasing understanding on a level that allows one to live a healthier, happy, more productive lifestyle. Education is the base that retards immoral activity, unhealthy habits, addictions and mental dise...

 

1475 days

 Date: 10/09/15 20:14   in : Psychology 

Periods and Functions of Sleep Sleep has been described by psychologists as an altered state of consciousness (Mavanji et al, 2011), and is viewed by Greene and Siegel (2004), as a period of rest by during which an individuals experience declines in consciousness, motor output and re...

 

1459 days

 Date: 10/25/15 13:38   in : Psychology 

Advancements in Sports Technology If someone were to travel back in time to twenty years ago they would find that the sports technology used in that era was prehistoric compared to what it is now. Thanks to modern advancements and new technology, we have entered a new age of sports s...

 

1474 days

 Date: 10/10/15 17:30   in : Psychology 

Anorexia Nervosa in Children and Teens Anorexia Nervosa is a rapidly growing issue in today's society. The disease is identified by the refusal to maintain a healthy weight, an irrational fear of gaining weight despite weighing too little, loss of the menstrual cycle in women, and an...

 

1463 days

 Date: 10/21/15 18:41   in : Psychology 

Athletic Training Athletic training was founded in the early 1950’s. At first there were only a few members centered mostly in colleges and universities. Today, athletic training has grown to 22,700 certified and student members’ worldwide. For a student to become certified th...

 

1459 days

 Date: 10/25/15 23:55   in : Psychology 

Good Will Hunting - Behavioral Theories The mental process of acquiring knowledge by the use of reasoning, intuition, or perception is referred to as cognition. This refers to the mental processes involved in gaining knowledge and comprehension which include thinking, knowing, rememb...

 

1461 days

 Date: 10/24/15 00:24   in : Psychology 

Teenage Pregnacy In recent years, teenage pregnancy has been labeled a major issue amongst teens that it can be known as an “Epidemic.” Is teenage pregnancy directly responsible for a host of society’s ills? Increasing teenage pregnancy rate translates directly into increasin...

 

1472 days

 Date: 10/12/15 22:48   in : Psychology 

Eating Disorders Exam (Grad Credit): How Parents, Schools, and the Media Contribute to Adolescent Eating Disorders Adolescent girls have always “fallen through the cracks.” As a middle school teacher I see the damage that a look-obsessed, media -saturated, “ female poisoningâ...

 

1476 days

 Date: 10/08/15 14:40   in : Psychology 

Anorexia Nervosa and Distorted Beauty Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses (ANAD). People pay more attention to the increasing rate of obesity in our country than they do the rapidly growing number of people suffering daily from anorexia nervosa. Co...

 

1476 days

 Date: 10/08/15 20:15   in : Psychology 

Affirmative Action and Fighting Discrimination In the 1960's, affirmative action, also known as positive discrimination, was created in order to help benefit minority groups in several areas of society. Under this policy, colleges have been encouraged to take race and ethnicity into ...

 

1478 days

 Date: 10/06/15 16:17   in : Psychology 

Sociology of Food Food is a subject that I tend to enjoy more than ever think about. But after thinking about it the recurring pattern of behavior attached to the kinds of food I eat always, unless cooked by my mom, contains three qualities: quick and easy to make, uncomplicated...

 

1475 days

 Date: 10/09/15 03:52   in : Psychology 

The Obsessive Media - Causing Eating Disorders In today's society, models and actors/actresses are praised and envied for their slim waists, skinny thighs, and toned bodies. Many people see these models and actors in multiple forms of media and they compare their bodies to the bodies...

 

1473 days

 Date: 10/11/15 21:06   in : Psychology 

Case Study - Adolescent Development There is always that stage in life that most teens cannot wait to get to, which is adolescence. An adolescent can be defined as “growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful” (Adolescent, 2014, p.1). Becoming a man or a woman is an important stage in...

 

1466 days

 Date: 10/19/15 03:44   in : Psychology 

Family Assessment Assignment Abstract This is an assessment report of psychosocial, emotional, and physical needs of a selected family. A nurse must assess a family in order to establish their healthcare needs as an initial step in counseling. In this report, structural-functional fr...

 

1468 days

 Date: 10/17/15 00:01   in : Psychology 

Human dolphin therapy Dolphin Assisted Therapy There is something intriguing about being able to interact with an animal that can weigh up to 1,430 pounds, and be as long as 12 ft. Dolphins are graceful in the water, gentle in behavior, and appear to be friendly and communicati...

 

1472 days

 Date: 10/12/15 14:54   in : Psychology 

Human Needs What makes a life a truly human one? Is it possible to make a sort of identification when a “life has been so impoverished that it is not worthy of the dignity of the human being?” (Women, Culture and Development, p.74). This is the very question Martha Nussbaum, l...

 

1462 days

 Date: 10/22/15 07:10   in : Psychology 

Discuss Evolutionary Explanations Of Altruism Discuss evolutionary explanations of altruism Altruism is a very interesting subject and is the cause for much debate throughout many academic areas as well as psychology, such as biology and economics. People are always asking ‘Is the...

 

1463 days

 Date: 10/21/15 23:11   in : Psychology 

Organizational Behavior Issues Paper Organizational Behavior (OB) is very important to efficient business operations. The definition of OB appears complex: “Organizational Behavior is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on beh...