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An Examination of Slow-Wave Sleep and the Importance of Sleep to Learning
Sleep & Learning Among the deepest stage of non-REM sleep is the slow-wave sleep, characterized by a larger amount of synchronized slow-wave than in other sleep stages. These slow brain waves are referred to as delta activity. This stage’s length remains significantly longer during the first half of the night. During slo...
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Personality Types: Similarities and Differences Between Me, My Sister and My Mother
My sister and I have grown up having relatively similar personalities
with some slight differences. My sister is what according to would be known as INFP or The Idealist. My sister, like
myself will take things into perspective and relate them to past events in
our own lives when people are having a roug...
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The Relationship Between Alcohol and Judgement Impairment
It is often assumed that consuming alcohol, particularly in large amounts, impairs judgement. This hypothesis is fairly easy to test. The basic concept is that alcohol affects the brain in such a way that judgement is negatively affected. An experimental study would be fairly simple. Subjects could be asked to haggle fo...
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A Response to the Assessment on Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, and Openness
Throughout the course of ‘The Big Five Inventory’, I had answered a series of questions relevant to my personal responses regarding a series of various descriptive characteristics. The assessment touched on five different areas, concerning Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, and Openness, using a nu...
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The Parts and Functions of the Brain
It is common knowledge for someone to know and understand that the brain is the most important organ in the body. The brain is the most important organ, and any animal, even mosquitoes have them. In fact, naturally, every species has a brain, whether it be an animal, tiny bugs, even humans have brains, even though that is...
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A Psychological Study Testing the Power of Lies Versus the Power of Truth
On the Power of Lies Versus the Power of Truth conducted a study on how often individuals lie. Test subjects were videotaped while they conversed. Later, independently, each was asked to view the tape and identify anything they had said that was not entirely accurate. The study, published in the Journal of...
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The Process and Stages of Memory
A Trip Down Memory Lane Quite frankly, it's amazing that Earth, Wind and Fire remembered the 21st night of September, or anything else for that matter. Though it also exists as a topic in psychology, memory has a basis in physiology and cognitive science. A complicated, intricate procedure, "memory refers to the process...
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A Study on the Relation of Owning a Pet and the Increase of Happiness and Decrease of Loneliness in Individuals
Pets are seen as a source of company for many people. This study hypothesized that owning or caring for a pet would increase a person’s happiness and decrease a person’s loneliness. The participants consisted of 6 male and 13 female students of SUNY Oswego between the ages of 19 and 45. The participants filled out a survey...
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An Examination of My Personality Type and Skills Assessment
After taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment, it represents the four preferences Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, and Judging, or (ISTJ), to describe my personality type. I scored a 25 (very clear) for Judging, a 12 (moderate) for thinking, and two 1's (slight) for Sensing and Introversion. These results accura...
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An Analysis of IQ Intelligence in Tech Industry by Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman refutes what many see as common sense and knowledge that high IQ, good scores on standardized achievement tests, otherwise called by Goleman as IQ intelligence is not a spot on indicator of life success. Instead, he claims it is only a part of what builds success later in life. There is a relationship between...
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