The Incredibleness of the Stockholm syndrome
They say that is hard to hate someone once you understand them. Stockholm
syndrome is a psychological process experienced by some victims of kidnapping or
hostage taking. It is the genera
Personality and its Types
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are, and that includes your
personality; but do you know what type of personality you have? If your answer is no, there is a
psychological test th
Journal Article Analysis
The personality of each individual affects their creativity, as research and studies have
demonstrated. The study Comparisons of Creative Styles and Personality Types between
American and Taiwanese College S
Example of a Completed Meaningful Work Writing Assignment
Section 1: Find and describe a career that I might find meaningful.
I excluded my current job for the sake of being interesting.
Career: English language and literature teacher, postsecondary
Working in Teams Reading Assignment
One of the ways this book is different from a typical textbook is
that it is designed for use with team-based learning. Team-based
learning (Michaelsen, Knight, and Fink, 2002;
http:/www.teambasedlearning.org) is a teac
Meaningful work writing assignment
This writing assignment will help you identify your calling. It will also
give you the opportunity to practice using O*NET Online
(www.onetonline.org). The writing assignment can be broken into
In research, the group of subjects who receive the independent variable.
The group of subjects in an experiment that does not receive the independent variable.
Assigning subjects to experimental groups ba
A treatment condition used to control for the placebo effect where the treatment has no real effect
on its own.
Research method using random assignment of subjects and the manipulation of variables in order
to determine cause a
The study of emotion, cognition, and behavior, and their and interaction.
The process that energizes and/or maintains a behavior.
The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information.
Errors in the selection and placement of subjects into groups that results in differences between
groups which could effect the results of the experiment.
Anything in the environment to which one responds.
Any factor which
Variables that are irrelevant to the hypothesis being tested that can alter a researcher's conclusion
a statistical index of the relationship between two things (from -1 to +1)
A measure of
Investigates the normal changes in behavior that occur across the lifespan
Explains, defines, and treats psychological disorders and promotes general well-being
What would drive a person to commit suicide
a part of the brainstem structure located between the medulla and midbrain
a structure attached to the brainstem that participates in skilled movement and complex cognitive
sensory reflex and management of pain
What is monism?
the presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact
What are the roots of functionalism
Emerged in response to Darwin's The Origin of Species and the Descent of Man
Behavior as purposeful/survival based
A statistical measure of a test's consistency, or ability to result in similar scores if given
Statistical technique used to determine if a test is actually measuring what it is intended to
Measure of Central Tend
What questions do fMRI answer
What parts of the brain are active during a particular task
Application of small amounts of electricity through a surgically implanted electrode - patients are
What questions do electrical stimula