What was the Stanford prison experiment
By: Jesse Vorton
Philip Zimbardo a Professor at Stanford University had developed the idea for a prison experiment. This would help Zimbardo get a better understanding the process of which prisoners and guards become obedient and take on the rule of an authoritarian. What he had done for...
Stanley Milgram's Yale experiments on obedience
By: Jesse Vorton
'The Perils of Obedience' is Stanley Milgrim’s recollection of the experiment he conducted while employed as a Yale Psychologist in 1963. The set up of the experiment consists of a learner, a teacher and the experimenter. The learner was a hired actor whom would...
Disobedience as a psychological and moral problem
By: Jesse Vorton
Erich Fromm’s thesis in 'Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem' to be that man has continued to evolve by acts of disobedience. Fromm envelops the argument of disobedience, and whether or not obedience is virtuous and disobedience and a vice. He begins by...
The importance of developing a healthy relationship with yourself
By: Effie Moore Salem
When the party is over, the house deserted, and you are alone with yourself, how do you feel? Are you glad to be you and are not afraid of what discoveries you have uncovered about you when amidst a group of people? If so, you...
How anger affects the emotions
By: Deborah Samson
Imagine -Someone, somewhere triggers an emotion inside of you. It may be something they said or did, but you feel it welling up inside, churning itself in the pit of your stomach, churning into a ball of fire that rises, on a collision course with...
By: Effie Moore Salem
Before any assumptions can be made about brain functionality, social progress, and possible brain shrinking and lack of learning that result from some recent from some educational action, the phrase 'dumbed- down education' must be explained, or at lease explored. It in itself is one...
Book reviews: On the Witness Stand,by Hugo Munsterberg
By: Paul Brodie
In a flash your role changes from customer to eyewitness. A man with a gun demands money from the clerk and you stand still, as a frozen observer. Later you are asked by the police to recall everything you saw. Do you think you will...
By: Dominic D.
"How come I always get the raw end of the deal?" "Why does everything always happen to me?" "Why doesn't anyone listen to me?" This, in effect, is how the whiner personality sees his or her, interactions with people in their lives...
By: Jonathan Victor
Sometimes it's actually not so bad to be an introvert. People generally think of themselves falling into one of two categories: introverted and extroverted. If you are introverted, and in the minority, sometimes it is hard not to feel like you are at more of...
How to deal with the difficult or procrastinator personality
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
An adult procrastinator is a difficult personality type who seems to adhere to the philosophy, “never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.” His indecisiveness and inability to commit in a timely manner frustrates and even angers those who live in...

 

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