Samples "Psychology"

Psychology

Sports are a very important part of the lives of many students. In particular, many students rely on sports to provide such students with many healthy aspects of life. For example, for many students sports provide the primary means to make friends and social connections. Also, sports may the only...

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In his fascinating article ‘Why We Lie’ Dan Ariely reports a kind of epiphany he had when his student told him the following story. The student had locked himself out of his house, and had to call a locksmith. It took the locksmith about one minute to pick the lock...

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The article “Why We Cheat” by Ferric C. Fang discusses the different situations where people cheat and give some statistics on acts of cheating. The article talks about cheating in many different areas, such as at work or in school. This paper will discuss the article’s main findings, interesting cheating...

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The 2010 film Black Swan centers on the unhealthy psychology of Nina, the lead character. From the movie's earliest scenes, it is clear that a number of serious issues are within Nina. On an overt level, she exists in a constant state of anxiety. Some of this is explained by...

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An article that was written by Craig Howard Kinsley and Elizabeth Meyer ‘Maternal Mentality’ concludes the implications of pregnancy and childbirth on women’s health. The content of the article is particularly appealing as it contains the elements of a personal story. Based on the story of a neuroscientist who was...

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AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND PSYCHOLOGY From the dawn of humankind, humans have speculated about the nature of their minds and the causes of their behavior. Thus, the mind has become a principal subject of human exploration. These first investigations were mostly deductive, attempting to find universal results in the human context; a...

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AbstractUlrich Neisser is the father of cognitive psychology. This branch of psychological theory is a scientific reductionist approach to figuring out human behaviors. Cognitive psychologists assert that all human behaviors can be explained by the biological functioning of the brain. Experiments in cognitive psychology are amongst the most famous in...

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The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the sudden and violent death (particularly through firearms) of a father on the rest of his family, namely his children and spouse. It examines different features of the impact that sudden and violent death can have on children, spouses,...

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AbstractPositive psychology is the area of psychology dedicated to improving well-being, rather than focusing on pathology. There are many ways in which research in positive psychology can be used in daily life. The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the current research on positive psychology to see...

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