Research Database

Why Psychology Is Considered A Science

6 pages in length. The evolution of psychology emerging as a science stemmed from the concept of behaviorism and what motivated conduct in certain situations. Was humanity merely bound by determinism without the ability to choose, or did he harbor free will with which to guide his own existence? These ponderings ultimately gave way to a more concrete concept termed cognitive science from which the basis of psychology inevitably developed. Bibliography lists xox sources.

THE POWER OF ADVERTISING

This 5 page paper details the psychology behind the sucess of advertising. A brief history of American advertising is included. Early brands such as Coca-Cola, Ivory Soap, and Wrigley's are examined, as well as the psychology behind the Tommy Hillfinger brands. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Human Error: Relation to Cognitive Psychology

A 7 page investigation of the reasons behind human error. Defines “error” and outlines its relationship to cognitive psychology. Contends that given the potential of errors, either positive potential or catastrophic potential, psychologists must undertake the task of determining why they occur. The factors which enter into errors range from the physiological to environmental. The role of cognitive psychology is determining the basis of errors so that they might be minimized, or even abolished. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Philosophical Foundations Of Psychology

A 5 page paper that discusses some of the philosophical foundations of psychology beginning with the first psychological experiment of deprivation conducted by Herodotus. Philosophers discussed with their contributions to psychology include: Socrates, Sir Thomas Aquinas, Descartes, Mead and Locke. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Long-Term Motor Memory Analyzed

This 12 page research paper examines the cognitive psychology topic known as long-term motor memory. Specifically provided is an explanation of the concept, its importance in the understanding of cognitive psychology, and procedures as considered by research journals in relation to long-term motor memory so that conclusions may be drawn as well as implications for future research. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

The Use of Developmental Psychology for Treatment of Drug Addiction

A 12 page research paper discussing how developmental psychology-based therapy has a positive impact in the treatment of drug addiction. A brief explanation of types of developmental psychology-based therapies is presented, followed by a presentation of common psychological and physical problems associated with drug addiction. An analysis and discussion is then presented detailing the positive impact that can result from applying this form of therapy to drug addiction. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

History Of Psychology # 2

This 8 page paper investigates the history of psychology from the ancients to current times. The influence of early medicine, science and philosophy are discussed briefly. Attention is given to the evolution of psychology since the mid-1800s. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Carl Jung & Psychoanalytic Psychology

A well-written 20 page paper on the theorist Carl Jung and his psychodynamic school of psychoanalytic psychology. The paper outlines Jung's theory, and the fundamental causes/reasons for it. A very thorough explication of Jungian psychology follows including a discussion of how profoundly different the theories of Jung were from those of S. Freud and others. Bibliography lists more than 6 sources.

Three Psychology Journals / Comparison

A 5 page paper analyzing three psychological journals for content and slant. The journals are: The Journal of Abnormal Psychology; The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology; and The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. While the first two concern themselves more with research, the last is more concerned with what Freud would say. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Does Behavior Determine Attitudes: A Research Proposal

This 10 page paper provides an overview of an APA style research proposal based on the question of whether behavior determines attitudes. This paper considers the theoretical elements in social psychology and what it has taught us in recent years regarding the nature of behaviors and supports the notion that we not only think ourselves into a way of acting, but also act ourselves into a way of thinking. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Psychology Posts

In a paper of nine pages, the author reflects on three different topics in psychology. The author relates three experimental studies, one for each of the three topics, and provides reflections about their scientific value. There are three sources listed.

James, Hall and Calkins

This 3 page paper summaries the careers of psychology pioneers William James, G. Stanley Hall, and Mary W. Calkins. The writer selects James as the most appealing as an educator. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Implementation of Electronic Patient Records and Electronic Health Records ; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a research proposal outline for a dissertation at PhD level. The research includes secondary research proposal as well as an outlining of the primary research to be conducted observing the implication of EPR and EHR systems in UK hospitals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Can EVA or CVA be a Superior Method of Share Valuation

This 7 page paper is a proposal for a project or dissertation to investigate is the use of economic value-added or cash value added may be a less volatile and more reliable method of assessing the performance of a company rather than only the performance of a share. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Career Anchors; A Discussion of Findings

This 21 page paper is written as a discussion section in a dissertation that examines the presence and type of career anchors seen in the Nigerian IT industry. The paper examines the students results form quantitative and qualitative research and compares these to the empirical research and current models.

The success of the AKP Party in Turkey has been due to their success in communicating that they are a moderate unified party despite their religious foundation.

This 10 page paper is an outline for a project or dissertation that examines how and why the AKP (Truth and Justice Party) in Turkey have become so popular. The paper outlines the area of research with primary and secondary research questions and then undertakes a brief literature review to indicate the direction of the the proposed research. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

How The Low-Cost Airlines Influence The Strategy Of Traditional Airlines

This 10 page paper looks at how low cost airlines can and have influences the strategies of the entire airline industry. The paper is a proposal for a dissertation with an outline of methodology and a lengthy literature review that shows the student how this is seen in both he US and the EU and may be applied with primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Potential Contribution Of RFID in the Supply Chain

Radio Frequency Identification has been cited as having a great deal of potential to create value in the supply chain. This 10 page paper is a dissertation proposal to study how this technology may create value. The paper includes a lengthy literature review as well as objectives and methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Impact of China on Global Supply; A Research Proposal

This 18 page paper considers how and why China may have a significant impact on world trade. China is not a member of the World Trade Organization and is activity participating in world trade. This country is projected at becoming the largest economy and also has a massive potential capacity to increase the supply of goods. This paper undertakes a literature review to assess the development and level of the potential increase and outlines a methodology for primary research for a dissertation. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society.

A 21 paper on Topic: The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society. This includes a A DISSERTATION ON THE ORIGIN AND FOUNDATION OF THE INEQUALITY OF MANKIND.

Peacekeeping in Africa: A View of ECOWAS Activities, Past and Present

This 60 page paper outlines a dissertation on the issue of peacekeeping in Africa. Specifically, this paper outlines the view of ECOWAS, including a focus on past, present and future activities. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

Investigating the Reasons for the High Level of Unemployment among Graduates in Nigeria

This 38 page paper is an in-depth look at the potential reasons for the high level of unemployment in university graduates in Nigeria. The paper is written in the style of a dissertation, including an introduction, aims and methods and a lengthy literature review, examining the economic theories as well as the trends and patterns of unemployment seen in Nigeria. The paper also presents a detailed methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

Re-Hospitalization/African American Women with Hypertension

A 15 page research paper that outlines the first chapter on a study dissertation that addresses the influence of affordability on medication adherence among hypertensive African American women. The paper describe the nature of the problem, purpose of the study, the conceptual framework, operational definitions, assumptions, limitations, scope and delimitations. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Motivating Employees in Organizations That Have Downsized

This 28 page is written in the style of a dissertation. The paper investigates the way in which downsizing will impact on employees that survive in order to assess strategies which may be used to maintain or increase employee motivation levels. The paper presents an introduction, justification for the study, methodology, literature review and simulated primary research results. The primary research in the paper focuses on downsizing in the UK. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

Benefits Of Attending Professional Conventions

A 4 page paper that discusses the benefits of attending a professional psychological convention or conference. The ABCT (Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) is used as an example. The paper concludes with comments regarding a dissertation topic, training parents of autistic children in ABA. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Bibliography

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