Psychology Essay Topics

Hebrew Israelites

A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should be used to gather data on the pathological liars and their spouses. Using the table below list each research… View Article

Content: Advantages and Disadvantages of IQ and EQ

1. IQ gets you through school. 2. Having a high IQ is much better in cognitive skills. 3. The IQ may help with jobs that require little human interaction and mainly just a knowledge of a subject. 4. IQ is more rational thinking. 5. Quickness of mind 6. When you have a high IQ, your… View Article

Psychology of Color

The brain receives signals from three different color channels: red, blue, and green. When the brain receives a mix of these signals, we perceive colors that are mixtures of these three primary colors through a process called color addition (Think Quest “Color Psychology”). All colored visible light can be expressed as either mixtures or consistencies… View Article

Organisational Behaviour

Cognitive Intelligence (CI) and Emotional Intelligence (EI) are considered to be important individual differences in the field of organisational behaviour and there is a lot of research to support this statement. This essay will critically evaluate both concepts and discuss how cognitive ability and EI are applied in modern organisations. It is clear that CI… View Article

Piaget and Vygotsky

In this Essay I will compare and contrast the theories of Piaget and Vygotsky. They both were influential in forming a more scientific approach to analyzing the cognitive processes of the child active construction of knowledge. They both developed their own ideas of child development and they believed cognitive development in children took place in… View Article

Philippine Psychology Act of 2009

STATEMENT OF POLICY Section 2. Statement of Policy. – The State recognizes that psychologists have an important role in nation-building and development. It also acknowledges the diverse specializations of psychologists and the diverse functions specific to the varied specializations. It particular, it recognizes the significance of the psychological services that practicing psychologists provide to diverse… View Article

Self-concept and Real Self

Self: A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others, esp. considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action. Real Self: Real self is who actually we are. It is how we think, how we feel, how we look, and how we act. The real self can be seen by others, but because we… View Article

Adlerian Group Therapy

According to Glanz and Hayes (1967) Group Counseling and group terapy are almost contradictory concepts to he individual not familiar with the detailed practices present and groups, counceling, and therapy. multiple counseling, group guidance, and the lmost interchangeble use of counseling and psychotherapy have added to the uncertainty of the dimensions and true nature of… View Article

Boud and Walker

For the future, learning methods should be developed and applied that help reach the same learning goals in a target group specific way in the sense of diversity management for learning activities. Previously it has been recognized that experienced (older) employees learn differently than young employees but a distinction between previous education and school education… View Article

Hunting life

Throughout the pastoral poem, there are several different symbols. The symbols I used were deer, dreams and fear. The deer symbolizes a trophy. I used it as a trophy because if you get your winning deer then that means you have gotten out of this small town and moved onto bigger and better things. Another… View Article

Religion – god’s

There are eight dimensions of religiosity framed by Kendler which defines religiosity as a system of belief. These include general religiosity which included sensing one’s place within the universe and daily experience; social religiosity or in relation to others; involved God or the living or experiencing God’s presence; forgiveness is a virtue associated with being… View Article

Group Psychology

Irwin Mansdorf in his article The Psychology Framework of Suicide Terrorism brings out another aspect of group psychology in an attempt to explain what has motivated various groups and their members to be involved in suicide bombing e disagrees with those portraying The Palestinians suicide bombers as desperate rot who are driven by their suicidal… View Article

Contributions to Misunderstanding Psychology

Rose (1992) has accused psychology of “Engineering the Human Soul” (p. 351). This is a very odd statement for a sociologist to make because science, whether hard or social, by definition, requires conclusions to be based on use of the scientific method. Alas, the hypothesis that there is a human soul is one that that… View Article

Psychology and clinical psychology

Abnormal psychology and clinical psychology deals with the disorders of mental health. Anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders, depressive disorders, communication disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, mood disorders and personality disorders. All these disorders are abnormal which are reflections of a very serious and concerned situation. Q. 1. What happened to one’s mind when one is woken-up by… View Article

The Catcher in the Rye – Holden Character Paper

A common question asked since J.D Salinger wrote and published the book The Catcher in the Rye is, is Holden Caulfield an sympathetic or unsympathetic character is he a protagonist or an antagonist? I believe Holden is a sympathetic character that just has a weird way of expressing his feelings and may have emotional and… View Article

Alfred Adler’s “The Neurotic Constitution”

Introduction             One of the most common negative attributes an individual possess is insecurity.  Common among adolescents, insecurity can be exhibited through either inferiority complex or superiority complex.  This paper would present Alfred Adler’s theory of personality which concentrated on the reason as to why an individual develops feelings of insecurity and why this remains… View Article

Eating Breakfast in Relation to Classroom Behavior

Abstract Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day because it is how your body cope with the eight hours of fast during your sleep it also boost our energy to do your task the entire day and a good meal in the morning can also help to regulate your blood… View Article

Organizational Behavior Unit 2 Discussion

Attitudes and Behavior interrelates with each other. Important attitudes such as “self-interest” (Robbins, S. P., & Judge, T. A.2007) or that identifies with a group that is valued shows a strong relationship to behavior. Job involvement, job satisfaction and organizational commitment are moderating factors that can improve the statistical relationship between employee behavior and attitudes…. View Article

Personality Development

-Psychology-scientific study of human and animal behavior and human mental processes. -Logos-logic : Ancient greek philosophers. Introduce logos. Explain natural world. -Natural Philosophers-naturalistic/physicalistic explanations. Mythos: story or legend. -Empiricism-knowledge based on observable events. Instantly applied to understanding of natural world. -Personality Psychology-scientific study of unique, characteristic patterns of thinking. Feeling, acting(cognition, emotion, behavior) –Various Theories… View Article

The Role of Consolidation and its Use in Psychology

Psychologists specializing in memory monitor the progressive stabilization of the memory trace after it has already been encoded (Roediger, Yudai and Fitzpatrick, 2007, p. 165). There were theories that describe the facilitation of access of information and creation of computational spaces wherein the new information is to be retained. Consolidation theory mentions that the process… View Article

The Validity of the Developmental Theories

Introduction             Human nature and its varying and complex behaviors fascinate almost everyone. Although not all are inclined to be able to understand and explicate the details of individual personalities those who do find themselves in confusion many times why some people do things that are at times difficult to comprehend. However, the science of… View Article

Theoretical Framework

Self- efficacy and perceived self-proficiency Bandura’s (1986) social cognitive theory is based on the concept that individuals possess a self-system that enables them to exercise a measure of control over their thoughts, feelings, and actions.  He defines this self-system as housing the individuals’ cognitive and affective structures which includes the abilities to symbolize, learn from… View Article

Understanding Psychology

I chose Karen Salmansohn and Don Zindell’s How to be Happy, Dammit (2001) primarily because of the title’s first impression upon me—it did not appear to be a conventional self help book that took itself seriously. A lot of people seem to resent the idea of reading self-help books and this book seem to be… View Article

Cultural Behavior

Cultural behavior is behavior exhibited by humans (and, some would argue, by other species as well, though to a much lesser degree) that is extra-somatic or extra-genetic, in other words, learned. For a behavior to be considered cultural it must be shared extra-genetically; that is, it must be taught. Language is an important element in… View Article

Adaptive Memory

The aim of this particular study was to research adaptive memory and attempt how best to explain how this “adaptive memory” works. In this experiment 252 first year students were the participants. According to which tutorial group they were in, the participants were given a scenario, with the scenarios being: * Ancestral Hunter * Modern… View Article

Phineas Gage

Perhaps one of the most well known cases in cognitive psychology is that of Phineas Gage. A man who suffered from an injury to his prefrontal lobes thirty years before the field of Psychology even began (Moulin, 2006). However, psychologists’ continue to study his brain and the effects of his injury and its role in… View Article

Psychological Basis Of Behavior

Until recently the causes of psychological disorders were not so clearly defined. Then advanced imaging techniques made it possible to see various areas of the brain and pinpoint areas that control behavior. It has been long known that the brain uses chemical messengers called neurotransmitters for signaling during its various processes. Advances in neuromedicine revealed… View Article

Early Perspectives in Psychology

Structuralism emphasized that the objective of psychology is to study the elements of consciousness and to learn how it operates and how it influences behavior (Eysenck, 1998). Structuralism focused more on the structure of consciousness and tried to identify the different experiences that each sensation and perception elicited. They believed that by breaking down the… View Article

Normal and Abnormal Psychology

Psychology is a science that studies the human mind and behavior, to understand and explain thoughts, emotions, and behavior of individuals. Psychology can be applied in different ways, such as mental health treatment, performance improvement or enhancement, self-help and other areas impacting the health and daily life of individuals. Psychology is generally a broad field… View Article