Research Database

Kohlberg’s Moral Theory Limitations

A 3 page paper. Most of the knowledge about moral development in psychology is derived from then early moral development theories from Piaget and Kohlberg but these have been criticized for different reasons. This essay identifies and discusses moral development theories and the limitations or weaknesses in Kohlberg’s theory of moral development. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Creation Of The IQ Test

A 6 page paper. Intelligence assessment is one of the most controversial topics in Psychology. The first formal intelligence test came from Binet and then from Stanford and Binet. The Wechsler Scales, which came a couple of decades later are the ones that are most commonly found in many places, like education. This essay reports the history of IQ testing or intelligence assessment. Bibliography lists 6 sources

Issues In Psychology

A 4 page paper that discusses several issues related to psychology. The topics are: New DSM-5, diagnosis for van Gogh cultural syndromes, systematic desensitization, and criticism of biological therapies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Psychology of Justinian

This is an 18 page paper that provides an overview of Justinian. The psychology of his relationships with his inner circle is explored. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Alfred Adler

This 3 page paper provides a summary of a longer journal article about Alfred Adler’s beliefs and theories, which are encompassed in Adler’s Individual Psychology. The paper demonstrates how Adler distinguished himself from Freud, how he defines neurotic, psychotic, and mental illness. He did believe that some problems could be traced back to childhood. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Universality of the Bhagavad Gita

This is a 9 page paper that provides an overview of the universal application of lessons in the Bhagavad Gita. Its role in philosophy, law, psychology, and more, are examined. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

History of Developmental Psychology

This 5 page research paper offers an overview of the history of developmental psychology, beginning with its roots in the nineteenth century. The contributions of the principal figures in the development of the discipline are described. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Cognitive Psychology Research Proposal

A 3 page paper that offers a research proposal in the field of cognitive psychology. The research question has to do with the effects of training. The paper presents an experimental method and responds to these questions: who are the participants, how randomized, why research method was chosen, and how data will be analyzed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Intelligence Tests

A 3 page paper. Intelligence testing has always been one of the most controversial topics in psychology. There are different theories regarding what intelligence is and is not. For instance, Sternberg offered a triarchic theory of intelligence while Wechsler believed there were many areas of mental ability This essay discuses intelligence assessments and what they measure. The essay also suggests what role they should play in decision-making for employment, school admissions, etc. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” - A Freudian Analysis

This 7 page report presents a Freudian analysis of Tennessee Williams’ 1958 prize-wining play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Issues of sibling rivalry, father-son conflict, grief and denial, as well as overtones of sexuality throughout, duplicity of appearances versus reality, as well as the possibility of latent and thus, unresolved homosexuality, willful illusion and self-deception -- all combine to make a family case study that psychology experts would be able to analyze for years. No secondary sources.

Sports Psychology

An 8 page discussion of sports psychology. Emphasizes the importance of the mind and self-concept in athletic performance. Outlines techniques such as visualization, arousal training and effective goal setting to accomplish athletic mastery. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Assessment of a 6 Year-old Child

15 pages worth of observations relating to a 6 year old boy. The writer was studying child psychology and took notes on the child's naturalistic socialization, ability to interact & more. An interview with the boy's mother is included and the paper concludes with assessments based upon common knowledge and 4 supplemental articles cited in bibliography. It is concluded that the child has adjusted quite well from a psycho-social perspective.

What is Psychology?

A 6 page paper giving a brief overview of this science. The writer describes various psychological methods, as well as mentioning leaders in the field of psychology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Psychology Is The Key To Unlocking The Mind

This 5 page paper discusses the topic question by tracing the contributions psychology has made to understanding the memory, learning and behavior. The writer offers examples of the work done and the insight gained, including the most recent theories on intelligence and learning. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Journal Article Review / The Psychology of Loneliness

In this 3 page review of an article from The Journal of Psychology, the authors' purpose, methodology, etc; are evaluated. The psychological effects of loneliness are of primary importance to this discussion. Citation information included.

History Of Educational Psychology - Emergence Of Cognitive Psychology

A 3 page outline of a future paper that provides a brief introduction and then, continues as an outline with headings and subheadings and sometimes includes full sentences and that leads up to the emergency of cognitive pyshcology. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Forensic Psychology

A 10 page discussion of the history and evolution of forensic psychology. Details the arenas within which this discipline is active, emphasizing its importance in practically every aspect of law enforcement and the judicial process. Maintains that while the field has evolved to incorporate detailed criteria and procedures, there is a high probability of variation as to the opinion and recommendation of any two forensic psychologists. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Assisting In The Cognitive Development Of Special Needs Children

A 12 page paper that uses the principles of cognitive psychology to teach special needs children the difference between fruits and vegetables. The writer suggests that instructors familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of cognitive development of special needs children and with their various impairments, using this information to develop lessons plans and long-term goals for each child. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Group Dynamics

A 5 page paper that explores the components and the development of groups. A discussion of traditional social psychology theory that is the underpinning for group dynamics theory is presented. Also discussed are the role functions members typically take in the group. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Dissertation Proposal - Sustainability Programs in Community Colleges

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of sustainability programs in community colleges. A research design is proposed to measure what types of programs are most successful. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Careers Of Industrial-Organization Psychology And Physiological Psychology

3 pages in length. The writer briefly defines each principle and discusses various specialties within each one. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Cognitive Psychology and the View of Distinctness: A Psychology Research Proposal

This 7 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal in cognitive psychology which relates the process of memory encoding as it can be understood through a view of distinctness. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Psychology of Religious Terrorism/A Proposal

This 3 page paper proposes a research project focused on explanations of religious terrorism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Introduction for Dissertation to Assess if there is a Correlation between Hedging and Airline Profitability

This 4 page paper is an introduction for a project to assess whether or not there is a positive correlation between airlines which undertake fuel hedging and profit levels. The introduction provides justification for the research to take place and identifies qualitative and quantitative research questions. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Interdisciplinary Social Action: A Review of Four Dissertations

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of interdisciplinarity in social work. The particular example of Black churches responding to the AIDS epidemic is utilized. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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