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The Application of Psychology in the Workplace Environment
During this course one has learned about Industrial and Occupational
Psychology and how it contributes to making the workplace as well as other
organizations, just as the word implies organized. This organization is in
the form of teams of people working together to make the group more
efficient, effective, and cohesive....
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The Importance of School Programs for Mental Health Care
One in five children ages thirteen to eighteen will have a serious mental illness (Mental Health Facts). This is a crucial time in a developing child’s life as they enter the teenage years of puberty and the scary transition into secondary school. One of the many reasons why stepping through those middle school doors is so...
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A Personal Plan to Apply Psychological Theories and Concepts in Future Work and Personal Life
As a professional psychologist who would evaluate, observe and analyze the mental and behavioral processes of others in an attempt to diagnose the problem, I would have to be equally conversant with most of the renowned work of previous scholar in the field in terms of the concept, theories, observation and diagnosis made (...
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Creative Thinking and College Admissions
Ever since I was a child, I was always taught that the most successful people were lawyers, scientists, or even doctors like my father. However, I never had a strong urge to pursue any of those professions. Rather, my dream was to become a singer. I may have been dreaming too big, but I knew that what I wanted to pursue was...
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A Comparison between Two Studies on Adolescents Seeking Professional Help Due to Dating Issues and the Impact on Their Mental Health
Adolescence is often looked at as a time of exploration and experimentation to find oneself. In addition to trying to establish a sense of self and identity, adolescents also begin to experiment with romantic relationships in this stage of life. Romantic relationships serve a variety of functions; from satisfying sexual and...
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The Different Theories Explaining the Reason for Genocide
In Search of an Explanation of Genocide For centuries, humans in all areas of the world have engaged in a specific type of mass murder called “genocide” - defined as “the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation”. Since it is a repeating tragedy, several peop...
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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 Study on the Professional Competence of Mental Health Professionals Working with Veterans and Military Families
Leppma, M., Taylor, J. M., Spero, R. A., Leonard, J. M., Foster, M. N., & Daniels, J. A. (2016). Working with veterans and military families: An assessment of professional competencies. Professional Psychology: Research And Practice, 47(1), 84-92. doi:10.1037/pro0000059 Mental health professionals are being studied to see...
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A Study on the Role of Power in Organizational Relationships and Its Effects on Group Performance
Tarakci, M., Greer, L. L., & Groenen, P. F. (2016). When does power disparity help or hurt group performance?. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 101(3), 415-429. doi:10.1037/apl0000056 This study reviews power and its role in organizational relationships by trying to figure out whether or not it helps or hurts group performan...
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The Characteristics and Process of the Adlerian Therapy
The human existence is filled with many steps and pathways of growth to wisdom and maturation. These pathways often consist of detours or roadblocks that require construction. There are various types of construction work that are very effective. The most effective construction work done on my pathway of human existence pres...
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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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An Analysis of the Study From Similitude to Success: The Effects of Facial Resemblance on Perceptions of Team Effectiveness by Wang, He, and Liu
Wang, Z., He, X., & Liu, F. (2016). From similitude to success: The effects of facial resemblance on perceptions of team effectiveness. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 22(1), 48-58. doi:10.1037/xap0000068 In this study, researchers are examining people’s facial expressions to see if it can provoke a feeling on...
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A Study of the Stroop Effect in Attention Processing
Introduction Considering the stroop effect, automaticity, and the different types of attention- their relationships can help researchers better understand the cognitive processes activated in order to correctly identify the desired stimulus. In recent years, researchers have dedicated time studying attention and the differ...
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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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Leaders' Paradigms in Building Politics Into Psychology: The Misconception of Threat by Janice Gross Stein
Module 5 Response Leaders are humans. As humans, leaders do not act with full rationality at all times. As Stein addressed in Building Politics into Psychology: The Misperception of Threat, “leaders’ fears, needs, and interests” could be attributed to states’ “motivated error and the consequent misperception of threat” (24...
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A Research on the Definition of Intelligence
What is intelligence? It is defined as the “mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations.” But many questions can be asked about intelligence such as is emotional intelligence a product or heredity or environment? Are children born with the a...
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Stress Management and the Effects of Stress on the Mind and Body
Abstract Stress, is known as one of the most common topics discussed between friends, family and co-workers. Most of us understand that stress can effect our health, but do you really understand the effects stress has, if left unchecked? Did you know stress cause issues with your mind and even your body? When you are fini...
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A Discussion on Midlife Crisis as Defined by Various Psychologists
Abstract “With age our knowledge, emotions and the way we behave mature. The commonly held view of mid-life crisis is that it is an emotional state of doubt and anxiety in which a person becomes uncomfortable with the realization that life is half over. It is a potentially stressful period as it usually involves reflection...
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