By: Skye Martin
The organized/disorganized classification is one of the most commonly cited classifications of violent serial offenders. This distinction between offenders is made on the criteria that it can be drawn from an examination of the crime scene and the victim.The FBI's behavioral specialists have compiled...
By: Veronika Sjinkarenko
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a manual that is used by psychologists and therapists for diagnosing mental disorders. Today we are on the fourth edition of this manual, DSM-IV-TR, and the fifth is expected in the year 2011.There is...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Humans learn best by experience for the simple reason that we remember from past experiences the best and worst ways to accomplish any particular task we might be encountering at that time. Unlike animals which have only a limited memory, particularly with details and complex...
By: Hal Lillywhite
Should you think rationally or intuitively? Well, if you are rowing a boat, which oar should you use? Rational and intuitive thought are like the left and right oars, in nearly all situations they are best used together.If you are a normal human, you...
By: Dolores Moore
'Cogito ergo sum', 'I think, therefore I exist' the basis of Rene Descartes' philosophy is a simple but magnificent definition of our human mind, in my opinion. Cognitive psychology, with all its many direction, connections, science and investigations, is encapsulated in those words, as this...
Strategies for overcoming math anxiety amidst the challenges of everyday life
By: Molly Flannery
As a requirement for college I had to take calculus. Calculus sounded like some elusive concept of math I would never get. Before I took calculus, my thoughts were that only scientists and smart people can take calculus. This thought pattern set me up for...
By: Keith Michael
There are various reasons why one uses drugs and alcohol in cultures around the world. Historically, the most prevalent reason has been as a doorway to the spiritual realm. Though escapism, another motivation for drug use, is nothing new, it seems to be the current...
By: Dolores Moore
The great American psychologist Abraham Maslow studied human behavior over many years, and in 1943, published his Theory of Human Motivation. His Hierarchy of Needs model can be understood as a series of basic human needs that represent goals to be achieved at any given...
By: Nishant Tharani
Introduction Behaviourism was a movement based in the realm of psychology that arose during the late 19th and early 20th century - the word 'behaviourism' first appeared in a paper written by John Watson in 1913. Behaviourists focused on the links between environmental stimuli and...
By: Benjamin Miller
Whether you’re an international businessperson or a Star Trek fan waiting for news about the next movie, a cell phone is indispensible. In Canada alone, two thirds of the population aged 16-60 partake in the daily activity of owning and using a cell...

 

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