1. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SEX CHARACTERSISTICS
2. WHAT ARE GENDER ROLES AND GENDER IDENTY?
3. MASTERS AND JOHNSONS FOUR PHASES OF SEXUAL RESPONSE
4. THE THEORY OF PARENTAL INVESTMENT
5. HOW DOES SEXUAL ORIENTATION DEVELOP?
6. SEXUAL DYSFUNCTIONS
1. Sigmund Freud
2. Little Albert Experiment
4. Neurotransmitters and depression
5. The Bystander Effect
6. FOUR GOALS OF PSYCHOLOGY
7. Ivan Pavlov- Conditioning
8. B.F. SKINNER- OPERANT CONDITIONING
9. OBSERVANTION SETTINGS
10. What are ca
1. WHAT IS MEMORY?
2. THE 3 PROCESSES OF MEMORY?
3. WHAT IS SHORT-TERM MEMORY?
4. WHAT IS LONG TERM MEMORY?
5. WHAT IS MEMORY RECALL?
6. WHAT ARE FLASHBULB MEMORIES
7. WHAT IS FORGETTING
8. WHAT IS AMNESIA?
9. HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE MEMORY?
10. WHAT IS NATUR
REBT Theory and Application
Week 3 Application Assignment: REBT
Albert Ellis developed his approach to counseling as a reaction to
Psychoanalysis and as a result of his own clinical experiences.
Originally called Rational therapy and now known as
Essay #2 The 8 Myths on Low and High Self Esteem
Self Esteem derives from the self concept that we have created starting from a
child. This concept, isnt just automatically given to us but instead its formed throughout
our entire lives starting from a bab
Depression is something that most people dont like to talk about nor know that
they have. I personally have suffered from depression on several different occasions. It
was several factors that played a role in my depression.The top thre
Module 8 Discussion Question
Of course this is the type of things I enjoy writing about and giving my views on.
It's what my passion because it's something to me that doesn't get enough attention in
History. Everything seems to be so one sided and that's
An Overview of Research Methods for
Studying Daily Life
Capturing life as it is lived has been a strong goal for some
researchers for a long time. Wilhelm and his colleagues recently
published a comprehensive review of early attempts to systematically
Problems with the correlation
If generosity and happiness are positively correlated, should we
conclude that being generous causes happiness? Similarly, if height
and pathogen prevalence are negatively correlated, should we
conclude that disease causes sh
Studying Daily Physiology
In addition to studying how people think, feel, and behave in the real
world, researchers are also interested in how our bodies respond to the
fluctuating demands of our lives. What are the daily experiences that
make our blood b
But in a study published last spring, Eva Ranehill at the
University of Zurich and her colleagues set out to confirm and
extend the effects of power poses found in Cuddys 2010
experiment. Ranehill told me that her team was so sure that the
Studying Online Behavior
Another domain of daily life that has only recently emerged is virtual
daily behavior or how people act and interact with others on the
Internet. Irrespective of whether social media will turn out to be
humanitys blessing or curse
In an experiment, researchers manipulate, or cause changes, in
the independent variable, and observe or measure any impact of
those changes in the dependent variable. The independent variable
is the one under the experimenters control, or the variable tha
When scientists passively observe and measure phenomena it is called
correlational research. Here, we do not intervene and change behavior,
as we do in experiments. In correlational research, we identify patterns
of relationships, bu
Individually, each of these problems would be enough to cast
doubt on the conclusion that most people have drawn from this
study, but taken together, they completely repudiate it,
according to a statement attributed to Gilbert and King in
a Harvard Univer
To illustrate these techniques, consider a classic study, Stone, Reed,
and Neale (1987), who tracked positive and negative experiences
surrounding a respiratory infection using daily experience sampling.
They found that undesirable experiences peaked and
Even when we find patterns in data, often there is still uncertainty in
various aspects of the data. For example, there may be potential for
measurement errors (even your own body temperature can fluctuate
by almost 1 F over the c
Take, for instance, that study asking whether soccer referees
were more likely to give red cards to dark-skinned players. The
29 teams who investigated the question got 29 different results,
but taken together, they pointed to a similar answer (yes).
Cause and Effect Conclusions
hile I paced around the green room at a recent TEDx event in
Colorado, one of the other speakers offered the rest of us some
advice on how to ease our nerves. Raise your arms up in the air
and make yourself big it will help you feel powerful! It