Examining the psychology of hoarding
By: Bridget Webber
Hoarding is a fear based activity, which stems from an individuals past history of experiences. These experiences may have left them feeling that they didn't have enough, or that they were in severe danger at one time and now crave security. Both of these factors...
How to tell if you're lazy
By: H.M. Guffey
Laziness is difficult to define because of its subjective quality. When my brother and I were growing up, my stepfather would always complain about our laziness and the fact that we never did anything. The problem with his reasoning, however, was that we lived on...
How APA psychological ethics are used for planning assessments and providing feedback
By: Alan Sullivan
This article will present ethical issues specific to planning assessments and providing feedback. Presented is section 9 Assessments of the Association of Psychology Ethical Principals of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (APA, 2002) pertaining to assessments administered by psychologists. Of interest is planning of assessments...
How anger can turn into hate
By: Stephanie Espiritu
Harboring and nursing anger is dangerous because it can set a person up for problems in the future and make us do things that we normally wouldn't do. Everyone has feelings and some are more sensitive than others. But holding onto the anger instead of...
Creation and inhibition of community formation
By: Paul Anyaibe
The role of Interpersonal communication in Creation and inhibition of human community formationThe term community could be described as "a group of people having a common interest and living together in a geographical setting within the context of a larger society'.From the above it...
How anger can turn into hate
By: Stephen C.
"Fear leads to anger, Anger leads to hate"- YodaTo start this off, I would like to let the audience know that I am in fact a rage-oholic. Many little things can irritate me, many big things infuriate me. There are also a lot of things...
By: Rella Ingram
Tears were being choked back as the insults were beating down on her head. There was nowhere to escape to. Her co-workers were all around. Standing there staring at her while she quietly accepted her manager's ranting about her lack of stylish clothing, lack of...
By: Michael Fassbender
The Neolithic is the most recent phase of the period loosely known as the Stone Age. The term "Stone Age" itself is now considered to be too generic to be of any real use in anthropological work, but its traditional subsets, the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and...
Is timidity the result of nature or nurture?
By: Adele Gregory
There may never be a clear winner in the nature/nurture debate. Most psychologists now opt for an interplay between the two and timidity is no exception.In terms of nature, studies of identical twins point to a correlation between heredity and anxiety-related disorders. Experiments have...
Can human beings change the way they are?
By: Cody Hodge
Can human beings change who we are? That's a good question, because from what we see in the news everyday, it seems like people don't want to change, or to learn from mistakes of the past. I think that in some cases, our animal nature...

 

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