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A Study on Dreams and the Process of Dreaming
[email protected]: When you long for a hug from your mom. Tuesday 8:34PM,” was a statement I shared on my twitter account. I was having a stressful week and longed for the comfort from my mother. Later that night, I experienced a tangible hug from my mother in a dream. I walked towards her open arms and felt the reassuring warmth of...
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The General Scope and Requirements in Psychology
Psychology is a fascinating subject because psychology is the study of thinking and human behavior. Since most careers require thinking, psychology can be found in virtually all careers. From education to health, sports to forensics, psychology is a subject that can be applied to any job a human does. Breakdown of the most...
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An Analysis of the James-Lange Theory of Emotion
A Critical Review of the James Lange Theory of Emotion The James-Lange theory of emotion is the first, and best-known, example of a physiological theory of emotion, positing that our emotions are our bodies’ physiological responses caused by an event. Developed simultaneously but independently by William James and Carl Lan...
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An Overview of the Sleep Process
Sleep is a strange phenomenon in which animals, obviously including people, essentially experience a period of decreased consciousness, and heightened cellular function. While sleeping, healing and growth are quickened, the immune system promotes better resistance to infection, and much more. Not getting enough sleep can le...
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An Overview and Study of the Semantic Model in Psychology
Introduction: Throughout the years, psychologists have used network models to explain many things that occur within the though process of humans. These network models, known as semantic models play a big role in the area of memory and thought process. The way a semantic network works is an individual is presented with a pr...
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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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