Although object recognition is important, facial recognition is even more so. Without the ability to distinguish one face from another individuals would be surrounded by people he or she does not know, even when...
A summary of the social learning theory explanation for gender differences. Outlines the key principles of the social learning theory regarding this matter.
A study of how technology is affecting the increase of bullying in school age children
People are inherently social and social psychology attempts to explain why they do the things they do, act the way they act, and think the way they think. In this paper social psychology will be defined, the four key...
From natural disasters to celebrity deaths to household mishaps, it seems like tragedies always happen in sets of three. Why is this? Is it a simple coincidence, or a cosmic conspiracy?
Denial - Often referred to when one is considered to be "in denial." Through this defense mechanism, one denies, or refuses to acknowledge, the existence of an emotionally tolling event. Ex. Bob has been...
Why do some people act altruistically (without regard for self) while others pursue self-interest alone? Examples and quotes from world's best altruists.
The purpose of this literature review is to analyze relevant studies in this relatively new field, to investigate to what extent the use of in store scent can influence consumers' shopping behavior.
The mystery of the unknown The unknown and the unfamiliar hold for us a certain magic and mystery about them. Some are fearful of it, while the bold and the adventurous have the desire to seek it out and conquer it....
It's becoming trendy to think you're a sociopath. Is the popularity of Sherlock Holmes and Dexter to blame? Can psychology offer an explanation?
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