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An Analysis of the Social Anxiety Disorder and Its Treatment Using Classical Conditioning
According to Thomas A. Richards from the Social Anxiety Institute, “Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) is the third largest psychological problem in the United States today. Millions of people quietly endure this pain every day, believing there is no hope for them getting better” (“What is it like to live with Social A...
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The Benefits of Meditation in All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes by Andy Puddicombe
All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes In Andy Puddicombe’s TED Talk “All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes,” he talks about the benefits that meditation can offer in today’s chaotic world. Meditation is described by Hockenbury and Hockenbury in their textbook Psychology 6th Edition, as “a group of techniques that induce an al...
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The Story of Moving and Starting a New Beginning in the Article Helping Children Through Transitions by Marianna Pogosyan
Helping Children Through TransitionsArticle Summary from Psychology Today Magazine.In Marianna Pogosyan’s Article “Helping children through transitions” she first tells a story of when her and her child where packing,moving,and starting their lives over to a fresh new beginning.As she is helping her son move some things she...
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An Experiment on Framing and Its Effects on the Lives of People in Society
The experiment I chose to carry out dealt with framing. I told 2 sets of 10 people (all of whom were different) the same scenario and then changed minute ways the questions were presented, to see whether the majority of the results were biased. The minute changes made were with the wording of the programs they had to choose...
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The Cognitive Dissonance Theory by Aronson: Is It Still Valid Today?
Cognitive Dissonance In 1959, the Cognitive Dissonance Theory was introduced in an attempt to explain the discomfort one experiences when they hold two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. It’s a blend of cognition and motivation, and as Elliot Aronson tried to explain, “It’s essentially a theory about sense ma...
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An Examination of the Concept of Astrology
Midterm Paper: Astrology: Science or Pseudoscience Astrology has been challenged for years, if it should be considered a science. Throughout the work cover by Ivan Kelly, Micheal Gauquelin, and other sources, Astrology has proven itself, as a pseudoscience by it’s lack of contribution to an expanded understanding of the wo...
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The Emotional and Physical Benefits of the Act of Forgiveness
Biological Effect of Releasing Interpersonal Debts A natural part of human life is causing interpersonal debts on other people, whether intentionally or accidentally. These debts can take the form of physical pain or emotional pain, but it has two forms of payment regardless of the form. Interpersonal debts can be either r...
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The Challenges of Getting Insurance for the Mentally Disabled Individuals
The Proposal For a while now, proper mental health insurance has been a very rare commodity that is either too difficult to receive, or too difficult to continue receiving. Many among the mentally ill population end up on the streets following release or cannot get treatment to begin with. While there are several factors...
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Contemporary Explanations of Virtual Bodies and Fear in Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Research Essay: Contemporary Explanations of Virtual Bodies and Fear in Amnesia: The Dark Descent In my first and second papers I focused on the visual and audio
design and mechanics of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and analyzed how they
worked and to what immediate ends different visuals, sound...
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The Role and Responsibilities of a Social Psychologists
EC Writing Assignment #5 “Social Psychology Asks Big Questions” Matt Saia A social psychologist would look towards the scientific method to approach the questions regarding why people hurt each other, and how genocide happens. A social psychologist would want to be able to describe, predict, and explain behavior associa...
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