The role of the insurance company in society
By: Michael Green
The role of the insurance company in society today is the role of tormentor, criminal, scam artist, fill in the blank. A teacher once explained to my class that buying insurance was a gamble: the customer is betting that he will make a claim, and...
By: Michele Connell
The Bible is filled with dreams and their interpretations giving us detailed instructions on how to break down and decipher symbolic dreams. Yes, some dreams are direct, and we know exactly what they mean upon waking. However, most are in dark sayings (parabolic form) and...
What it means to dream about being naked
By: Bridget Webber
Many people dream that they are naked. They may appear to bare all in a dream, in front of strangers, or worse still, in front of people they actually know in their waking life, who they wouldn't normally want to see them with no clothes...
By: Suzanne Bertrand
Social workers uphold the values of the profession by acting on behalf of their client's best interest. While social workers are multitasking and making quick decisions, ethical principles are at the forefront in their practice. Social workers have an ethical responsibility to their clients while...
How valid are personality tests?
By: Carole Somerville
Personality testing is a multi-million dollar industry. There are thousands of psychometric tests on the market. Some of these are for personal entertainment, other tests are designed to test applicants for particular occupations or aptitude. With so much weight often put on these tests, how...
How trustworthy are psychometric tests?
By: Carole Somerville
What can go wrong when taking assessment tests and how is the possibility of error taken into consideration in test procedures? ~ Among the fundamental requirements for all psychometric tests are validity, objectivity and standardisation but how trustworthy are the tests, even taking these into...
Introduction to the theory of behaviorism
By: Carole Somerville
The best introduction to the Theory of Behaviourism would be to take a look at the work of B. F Skinner. Skinner held a strict behaviourist viewpoint and argued that if humans were to be changed, then the environment must be changed and not the...
How personality develops: Different theories
By: Carole Somerville
Psychologists approach personality from a number of different perspectives, hence the many different theories of personality that are discussed in this article. Biological theorists such as Hans Eysenck suggested that genetics are responsible for personality. Psychologists and Personality Behavioural theorists such as Bandura and Skinner...
What it means to dream about spiders
By: Bridget Webber
Spiders in dreams are a common occurrence. This may be because most of us have regular dealings with spiders in our waking life, or, because we have a basic survival instinct, gained from our distant ancestors who would have had to stay clear of poisonous...
What's your greatest fear?
By: Madison Starr
My greatest fear is not having any fear. Complete desensitization to all consequences of my actions. Not to have any fear may seem like a blessing to some people I know because they think they fear too much. I, too, am afraid of many things...

 

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