Voyeurism and the Diathesis stress model
By: Ralph Yancy
According to The American Psychiatric Association- DSM-IV-TR (2000), the paraphilic focus of Voyeurism involves the act of observing unsuspecting individuals, usually strangers, who are naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity. The act of looking is generally referred to as &ldquo...
Introduction to the Stone Age
By: Jerges Cervantes
The Stone age was the early term used to describe the beginning time when humans, or our distant ancestors, began to use stone as tools. It is then furthered into two more periods of time known as the Bronze age and the Iron age respectively...
The most signficant schools of psychological thought between the 19th and mid 20th centuries
By: Ralph Yancy
Both cognitive psychology theory and evolutionary psychology theory have their roots firmly ensconced in previously established schools of thought. Cognitive Psychology Although cognitive psychology and behaviorism have elemental similarities, cognitive psychology is significantly different on several points. Cognitive psychology is concerned with the process of...
The impact of religion on human behavior
By: Christyl Rivers
Humans have been worshiping gods for tens of thousands of years. Most indications are that early humans first attributed spirits to the many active forces they witnessed around them. Interestingly, this earliest worship is more supported by modern Biology, and the sciences that examine regulatory...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The World Trade Organization has many enemies and many controversies. As the international organization that is charged with making trade more liberal, serving as a forum for governments to negotiate trade agreements, "operating a system of trade rules", and settling trade disputes, the role and...
Psychometric tests and their reliability
By: Wayne Ramsey
Psychometric testing has become one of the most utilized forms of psychological testing over the last several years. A psychometric test is essentially one that attempts to make assumptions about an individual or organization through a series of tests that measure responses in order to...
The psychology of mob behavior and crowd control
By: Enzo Sardellaro
­­­­ The Massification and Dictatorial Regimes Between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the Western sensibility seemed pervaded by an increasing awareness of the presence of a crisis in "action". The term "crisis of civilization" echoed in the novelists, historians, poets...
Why some people exhibit self destructive behaviors
By: Maggie O'Cala
As trite as it may sound, some people exhibit self destructive behavior because they have self destructive personalities. Many times a person who displays this kind of behavior has deeper emotional issues than others may realize. The parents that raised them, the siblings they grew...
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Emotion, a human feeling that dictates a complexity of one’s mind. An emotion is a feeling that we humans get from surrounding matter, biochemical experiences and anything that changes in our life at a sudden movement. Why do we have such a feeling and...
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Our world, our whole society as people have taken up drinking alcohol as a social more for many centuries. Alcohol can be considered a drug if drank all the time and in some cases some people even need rehab for drinking too much. What is...

 

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