Psychology Essay Topics

Psychology Homework

The argument I have chosen to use is one that was between my friends and I. It was the early hours of the morning and we were at a Jacuzzi party. We were discussing the topic of wages and how much those of us who worked were earning. We then started talking about football players… View Article

The Gestalt Approach to Psychology

Outline and explain the principles of the Gestalt approach to psychology. How does humanistic psychology differ in essence from other analyses of “mental disorder”, and what are its strengths and weaknesses? Psychiatrist Frederick “Fritz” Perls (1893-1970) devised Gestalt therapy. The word “Gestalt” is of German origin, as was Perls, and means “pattern” or “organised whole” (Gross… View Article

Psychology – Nature/Nurture Debate

“Outline and comment on the two schools of thought involved in the study of the nature-nurture debate in psychology. Explain, using examples, why this debate gives rise to so much controversy.” The debate concerning the influence of nature and nurture (or heredity and environment) on human behaviour is one of the longest running, and most controversial,… View Article

Hebrew Israelites

A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should be used to gather data on the pathological liars and their spouses. Using the table below list each research… View Article

Content: Advantages and Disadvantages of IQ and EQ

1. IQ gets you through school. 2. Having a high IQ is much better in cognitive skills. 3. The IQ may help with jobs that require little human interaction and mainly just a knowledge of a subject. 4. IQ is more rational thinking. 5. Quickness of mind 6. When you have a high IQ, your… View Article

Psychology of Color

The brain receives signals from three different color channels: red, blue, and green. When the brain receives a mix of these signals, we perceive colors that are mixtures of these three primary colors through a process called color addition (Think Quest “Color Psychology”). All colored visible light can be expressed as either mixtures or consistencies… View Article

Organisational Behaviour

Cognitive Intelligence (CI) and Emotional Intelligence (EI) are considered to be important individual differences in the field of organisational behaviour and there is a lot of research to support this statement. This essay will critically evaluate both concepts and discuss how cognitive ability and EI are applied in modern organisations. It is clear that CI… View Article

Piaget and Vygotsky

In this Essay I will compare and contrast the theories of Piaget and Vygotsky. They both were influential in forming a more scientific approach to analyzing the cognitive processes of the child active construction of knowledge. They both developed their own ideas of child development and they believed cognitive development in children took place in… View Article

Philippine Psychology Act of 2009

STATEMENT OF POLICY Section 2. Statement of Policy. – The State recognizes that psychologists have an important role in nation-building and development. It also acknowledges the diverse specializations of psychologists and the diverse functions specific to the varied specializations. It particular, it recognizes the significance of the psychological services that practicing psychologists provide to diverse… View Article

Self-concept and Real Self

Self: A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others, esp. considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action. Real Self: Real self is who actually we are. It is how we think, how we feel, how we look, and how we act. The real self can be seen by others, but because we… View Article

Adlerian Group Therapy

According to Glanz and Hayes (1967) Group Counseling and group terapy are almost contradictory concepts to he individual not familiar with the detailed practices present and groups, counceling, and therapy. multiple counseling, group guidance, and the lmost interchangeble use of counseling and psychotherapy have added to the uncertainty of the dimensions and true nature of… View Article

Boud and Walker

For the future, learning methods should be developed and applied that help reach the same learning goals in a target group specific way in the sense of diversity management for learning activities. Previously it has been recognized that experienced (older) employees learn differently than young employees but a distinction between previous education and school education… View Article

Hunting life

Throughout the pastoral poem, there are several different symbols. The symbols I used were deer, dreams and fear. The deer symbolizes a trophy. I used it as a trophy because if you get your winning deer then that means you have gotten out of this small town and moved onto bigger and better things. Another… View Article

Religion – god’s

There are eight dimensions of religiosity framed by Kendler which defines religiosity as a system of belief. These include general religiosity which included sensing one’s place within the universe and daily experience; social religiosity or in relation to others; involved God or the living or experiencing God’s presence; forgiveness is a virtue associated with being… View Article

Group Psychology

Irwin Mansdorf in his article The Psychology Framework of Suicide Terrorism brings out another aspect of group psychology in an attempt to explain what has motivated various groups and their members to be involved in suicide bombing e disagrees with those portraying The Palestinians suicide bombers as desperate rot who are driven by their suicidal… View Article