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A Study on the Relations Between Anxiety Levels, Colors, and Academic Performance
A number of considerable research, have demonstrated connections between anxiety levels, colors, and academic performance (Skinner, 2004). Anxiety, a well-known phenomenon, could enhance the probability of one to accomplish a set of tasks, or hinder the completion of such tasks. As mentioned by Badhorn, Holroyd, Westbrook,...
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A Thesis on Effects of an Authority Figure on Obedience
Abstract We conducted this study to test if findings from previous studies of obedience would generalize to college students working in a lab. We collected data from a sample population of 50 college students interested in psychological research. We randomly split the participants into two groups, one group worked with a “...
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The Mentality of Timothy Treadwell, whose Life Is Documented in Grizzly Man
The Mentality of Grizzly Man There is a lot to be said about a man who willingly travels out alone into the Alaskan wilderness for grizzly bears, whether or not people find him brave or stupid. Inside the mind of someone so willing to go would present a different picture to the outside world compared to what Treadwell may...
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A Comparison of the Differences Between Choking and Panicking in the Article The Art of Failure by Malcolm Gladwell
Choking and panicking are words that often have the same meaning in today’s world. While these two terms are very often used interchangeably, they do indeed have two separate meanings. Malcolm Gladwell writes about the major differences in his article, The Art of Failure. According to Gladwell (2000), “Choking is about thin...
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The Possible Use of Gene Therapy in Treating Depression
Researchers at Northwestern Medicine claims to have manipulated a new target in the brain using gene therapy that could lead to new treatments for depression. Drugs for depression that are currently available help most patients but don’t work or are slowly decreasing in effect for other patients. Dane Chetkovich, a professo...
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How to Get Rid of Pathological Lying Disorder
Pathological lying disorder .. can not get rid of it! Sometimes a person knows that he is suffering from this problem, but he can
not get rid of them
Are you stunned from the words of someone talking about things in a very
strange and made you wonder Could this happen? Talk to someone who may have
seen him for the first t...
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The Significant Changes in Parenting According to the Interview with My Two Parent Friends
Things change in this world every day. It almost seems like every time you turn your head, there are more changes happening, sometimes for the better but it can also be for the worst. One thing that has significantly changed over decades is the difference in parenting, and how it is today. I interviewed two close friends of...
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Toddlers in Television Competitions: The Role of the Parents in the Exploitation of Children
Length: 3 pages, minimum--double-spaced, typewritten or computer-generated pages. Format: Students will follow the Modern Language Association (MLA) pattern taught in EH 101 and EH 102 courses at U.S.A. (and most other college and university composition courses). Research guidelines are detailed in the composition text...
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The Use of Classical Conditioning in the Treatment of Entomophobia
A common phobia amongst people is entomophobia, also known as the fear of bugs. This fear is often caused by a bad experience with bugs in the past, such as being stung by a bee or bitten by an ant. I myself have this phobia, and I avoid bugs as much as possible. If a bug gets close to me, I tend to flinch and my skin tingl...
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A Critical Analysis of the Strange Situation, a Study by Mary Ainsworth
One study into individual differences in attachment was conducted by Mary Ainsworth in 1970 and was called ‘The Strange Situation’. The study was conducted on a sample of American middle class infants and their mothers. The infants were aged 1 year to 18 months and were placed in a laboratory playroom consisting of a play a...
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