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An Analysis of the Reasons Behind the Guards' Actions in the Stanford Prison Experiment: Nature or Nurture?
The “Stanford Prison Experiment” led to a debate on whether the guards’ actions were due to nature or nurture. Nature is based on genetics and nurture is based on the environment. In “Stanford Prison Experiment” by Saul McLeod, he discusses an experiment conducted by Philip Zimbardo, a psychologist. In this experiment, peop...
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A Study of the Effects of Dog Ownership on Mental Health
Dogs Effects on Mental Health Abstract The reason for this research project was to determine if dog ownership has a strong correlation on mental health. This project was a data analysis research paper that did not collect any data independently. The collected data from multiple articles discussing animal assisted therapy...
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A Study on the Effect of Video Games on the Behavior of an Average Person
Step 1: The issue I’m planning to study is the effect of video games on the behavior of the average person (both children and adults) I chose this top because I used to play video games quite frequently and I believe that it would be interesting to see the potential effects it had on me My independent variable is the ga...
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An Essay against Competition and Happiness, an Essay by Theodore Isaac Ruben
Response essay Theodore Isaac Ruben, former president of the American Institute of Psychoanalysis, asserts in his 1980 essay “Competition and Happiness” from the book “Reconciliation: Inner Peace in an Age of Anxiety,” that competition serves as an unnecessary barrier on people’s ability to live happy and meaningful live...
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The Definition of Anamorphosis and Its Facet in Human Life
Introduction Anamorphosis is a novel psychological concept which finds its way into every corner of our lives. It’s significance is only being explored recently by such trailblazers as Youngmin Kim and Nathan Franklin. Literature Review/Theoretical Framework In Looking Awry (1991) Zizek talks about Lacan’s ideas of psych...
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Is There an Evolutionary Advantage for Pet Owners
Group D: Cooperative Exploration Written Report Our group explored pet ownership as a phenomenon. We considered whether there is an evolutionary advantage for pet owners and if so, whether the phenomenon was selected for as an adaptation or appeared as an adaptive benefit by chance. There are a variety of plausible hypothe...
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A Research Hypothesis on the Reasoning That the Survival-Processing Advantage is Related to Perceived Threat
There are numerous ways in that one can decide to choose a particular article to use. In the database, there are various search terms that can be used. The more the search terms are used, the more likely that one will come up with a document that is closest to the one that is being searched. Some of the key search terms tha...
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A Reframed Approach in Dealing with Stress
Over the past 2 days I have found that many things pushed my buttons. Work related activities tended to consist of most of my stress. However, other things like relationship stress and cell service genuinely frustrated me at times. When trying to talk to my girlfriend, the cell service was terrible. This frustrated me g...
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A Discussion on the Importance of Having a Growth Mindset in the Video The Power of Belief
In the video, The Power of Belief, Eduardo Briceno who was a Ted Talker was giving an encouraging presentation about the growth mindset that is an essential part of living a fulfilling life. The Genre is about the fixed mindset. The thesis/claim is that Briseno believes that if you have the power of belief, determination, a...
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The Milgram Experiment, an Experiment Conducted by Stanley Milgram to Test Humans' Obedience to Authority
The Milgram Experiment, performed in July of 1961, was a study that put a shock on the world and changed the way people think to this day. It was originally conducted at Yale University by a man named Stanley Milgram. This experiment was meant to test obedience that humans had to authority and help answer the larger quest...
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