Contextual And Psychosocial Factors

This research programme aims to untangle the complex multi-factorial host of contextual and psychosocial factors to understand the phenomenon of body image and eating disorders in men. ...

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Theories Of Vision

The two main colour theories of vision are the Trichromatic theory and the Opponent process theory of colour vision. ...

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A Way Of Approaching Rationality

In this chapter, I outline a way of approaching rationality assessment which I call the context-sensitive consequentialist approach and provide an example of how it can be applied to empirical data obtained from experimental studies based on reasoning tasks. ...

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Psychological Perceptions

Perceptual set is expectation of a person to perceive one thing and not another. ...

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Behaviorism And Interbehaviorism Scientific Evolution

In The Scientific Evolution of Psychology, Volume 2 (1969), J. R. Kantor identifies that Behaviorism was significant in the shift in focus of psychology (p. 357) ...

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Attribution Theory Social Psychology

Attribution theory is a core focus of social psychology ...

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Brain And Language

Dyslexia is a learning disability and derives from the Greek word dys meaning poor or inadequate and the word lexis meaning words. ...

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The Motor Functions

Apraxia is defined as a 'disorder of skilled movement not caused by weakness, akinesia, deafferentation, abnormal tone or posture, movement disorders such as tremors or chorea, intellectual deterioration, poor comprehension, or uncooperativeness' (Heilman and Rothi, 1993 as cited in Adriani et al., 2007, p. 61). ...

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The Human Reasoning

If it is the case that human reasoning is best evaluated within a context-sensitive consequentialist framework as I have argued in the previous chapter, what does this suggest for the study of human reasoning and rationality? I think there are implications for the way in which cognitive psychologists and philosophers conceive of some of the most important questions within the rationality debate. ...

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Peoples Extrasensory Perception

In an attempt to assess whether there was a significant difference between people's extrasensory perception (ESP) belief and the no of repetitions they make on a random generation task, Brugger's study (1990) was replicated ...

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The Sources Of Stress

I have chosen to examine case study number two and discuss the problems Michael seems to be experiencing. ...

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Meaning Of Life

What is the meaning of life? ...

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Share Holder Theory

This report looks at the ethics of business today with consideration of executive remuneration and possible new directions for the Ethics of business for the future. ...

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The Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it difficult for people to tell the difference between unreal and real experiences ...

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The Frontotemporal Dementia

Hundreds of people are affected by Dementia. ...

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Stress Has Many Meanings

Stress is a commonly used term by the general population; however, its meaning in psychology varies ...

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Apologetics

Whats real is real. ...

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The Optimization Researches

Solving Sudoku puzzles has been an area of great interest in the field of optimization researches. ...

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Psychology Explains Mind And Behaviour

Psychology is characterised by a variety of different approaches, each emphasising different factors in their explanations of mind and behaviour ...

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The Abnormal Psychology

Unipolar depression is both viewed as a disorder resulting from dysfunctional thinking processes, and as a disorder resulting from irregularities in neurotransmitters such as serotonin. ...

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War On Drugs

Millions of people use drugs every day, from tobacco to alcohol to marijuana to heroin ...

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Stress In All Aspects Of Life

Modern life equals fast life and is one of the most important factors which people get stressed not only in their workplace but also in all aspects of their lives ...

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The Four Types Of Bipolar

Bipolar Disease in Adolescence Southern New Hampshire University PSY-314-E3541 Disorders of Child/Adolescence Dolores Blier February 17, 2010 Abstract Bipolar in children is not something that should be taken lightly. ...

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Theories Of Persuasion

Persuasion is the use of messages to influence an audience ...

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Perception Process Of Knowledge And Feelings

Perception is a process where knowledge, senses and feelings are involved, making recognition of objects possible ...

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Ways Of Changing A Persons Behaviour

Over the years, many studies have been carried out by social psychologists whose primary aim is to understand behaviour in a social context and to further look at the ways in which this can influence a persons behaviour. ...

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The Danger Or Threat Of Anxiety

Anxiety is a type of mood that is distinctive due to the extreme negativity. ...

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Schizophrenia Worlds Most Common Psychoses

Schizophrenia is one of the most common psychoses in the world, every year there is approximate one present of the worlds population affecting by this disease ...

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Optimal Biological Treatment

Early treatment of first episode psychosis is of crucial importance in the improvement of the prognosis of the illness. ...

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Dreams Scientific Study

Dreams have fascinated philosophers for thousands of years, but only recently have dreams been subjected to empirical research and concentrated scientific study ...

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The Counselling Skills

People working within the caring profession such as nurses, doctors, teachers, befrienders, fire and ambulance services, may incorporate counselling skills & techniques within their work places. ...

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Psychological Theories Prisons

Critically evaluate how psychological theories, concepts and explanations have been applied by prison psychologists in prisons ...

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The American Psychiatric Association

Major depression also known as unipolar depression is a mood disorder describing an individuals emotional state that affects the mind and body physically, psychologically and socially. ...

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Adhd And Conduct Disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity is a disorder being diagnosed in children who have difficulty paying attention, are hyperactive and tend to be impulsive. ...

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Imagery Creativity And Emergent Structure

Mental imagery has been brought into light from relative obscurity, with empirical and neurological research uncovering different aspects of the properties of images (Finke, 1996). ...

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