Listening and Social Support
In supportive listening, the primary aim is to help the speaker deal
with personal dilemmas.
Sometimes the problem is a big one. For example, the speaker cant
decide whether to drop out of school.
At other times the problem
Measures of aptitude, such as intelligence tests, indicate that
cognitive ability remains the same from early to middle adulthood.
However, processing speed begins to decline.
Some researchers estimate that only 50
Personal Philosophy Paper
The most universal definition of success if you were to
indiscriminately ask any individual you came across would be the
achievement of a goal or set of goals. When people think about
success the common percepti
Study for Online Final Exam
Chapter 9 - Emotional Intelligence
1. Understand concept of emotional intelligence: Effectiveness and life success.
Being able to motivate yourself and preserve in the face of frustration, to
delay gratification, to control you
Moving was the scariest thing in the world for me, however moving turned out to be the
biggest blessing in disguise and I could be any happier.
A) Leaving behind everyone and everything I knew and loved.
B) Made new long lasting friendships. Out with t
Study Guide PSY2012
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Psychology Test 4 Review
Chapter 10, 12, & 13
1. What is a concept? What is a prototype?
Concept: and organizing principle derived from experience
Prototype: a representation of a category formed by averaging all members
of the category
The Nervous Systems
Autonomic Nervous System
The sympathetic NS arouses (fight or flight)
The parasympathetic NS calms (rest and digest)
Neurons and neuronal communication
The structure of a neuron
Cell body the cells life support center
Influenced by our
The Biology of Emotions
Amygdala and insula
o Fearful expressions
Cingulate cortex and basal ganglia
o Physical and emotional pain, responding to
Analyzing information to decide if it makes sense, rather than simply accepting it
Goal: getting at the truth, even if it means putting aside your own ideas
Scientific Method tools and goals:
Forms of Consciousness
Many psychologists define consciousness as an awareness of ourselves and our environment.
Chapter 1 Outline
Reminder: This topic outline closely follows the textbook, with key terms in boldface. The outline is most
useful for learning and review when you add your own notes and definitions. Try my questions, too
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!Drunk Driving Accidents and Modern Technology.
Drunk Driving Accidents and Modern Technology
Name: Alexandra Chrispin
Institute: Miami Dade College
!Drunk Driving Accidents and Modern Technology.
Drunk driving has taken the
Algorithm: a precise, step by step set of rules that will reliably generate a solution to a problem.
Availability heuristic: A rule of thumb in which the frequency of an events occurrence is predicted by
the ease which the event is brought to mind.
Prof: Vanessa Williams
Psychology of Personal Effectiveness Final Exam
1. Individuals who tend to be very laid back, easy going, and have little concern for time are said to
A) Type A Personality
B) Type B Personality
15 April 2015
Technology is constantly changing at such a rapid rate that individuals simply
cannot keep up. When new technology is released, people swarm to it like ants to a drop
of syrup. One is initially overwhel
Energy consumption Project
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy - Related
Earth Ethics Institute
Miami Dade College - North Campus
Ecological Footprint Reaction
According to The Su
Practice letting fears go past changes the way my mind reacts.
Over time, panic becomes an automatic conditioned reaction to certain situations or to symptoms of
anxiety. Retraining involves desensitizing your reactions to anxiety th
CARING LESS ABOUT ABANDONMENT
The natural direction of psychological growth is toward discovery of uniqueness and self-rule.
When this process threatens families, people must abandon desires for self-definition and
independence to avoid abandonment by car
My thoughts on hypnosis is that its a state of concentration. In other words it allows a person
to recall thought from there conscious mind. I believe a person is able to go into a hypnotic
trance only if they let themselves in the first place not because
Research Paper Outline
What is abortion?
Ways to terminate a pregnancy
Types of abortion: Therapeutic / Elective
What is pro-life and pro-choice?
Pro-life: People who believe that the fetus/baby should be protect
Epigenetics is the study of changes that occur in the gene but arent changes caused by the
sequence of the DNA. These changes can easily affect how cells read the genes, which are called
epegentics tags. It controls how much or weather genes are expressed
Individuals are not born with an ability to understand moral
values and apply moral standards. As people mature, their
physical, emotional, and cognitive abilities develop and so
does their ability to deal with moral issues. Aristotle, an early
After taking the Ethical Awareness Inventory, my perspective type was
identified as Obligation. This type is based on duty to do what is
morally right. There are three other perspective types that were
outlined in the awareness inventory, Character, Resul
When justifying many things using Kants ethical philosophy you can
end up hitting a moral wall. Kants theories are highly based on the
group motives, and although this is great for overall society when
looking at it from the outside in a non subjective wa
Corporations frequently push the ethical limits to a portion of society.
This is done by using deceptive marketing, offensive material, and
many other methods.
relates to advertising?
What is the responsibility of corporations as it
Is there a difference