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.

Jewish Mothers Empowering Jewish Daughters

A 30 page example of a dissertation proposal that would support the hypothesis that Jewish mothers empower their daughters even in light of signficant cultural, historical, social and religious problems. Bibliography lists 28 sources.

The Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 6 page dissertation proposal for a paper outlining the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This proposal also focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 65 page dissertation that outlines the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This research study focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 43 sources.

Low Self-esteem and Diminished Social Skills as Strong Causal Factors for Drug Abuse in Adolescents

This 60 page paper considers the impact of low self-esteem and poor social skills as determinants of a propensity for drug abuse in adolescents. This model research dissertation proposal outlines a study of adolescent drug abusers and possible indicators for their behavior, and includes consideration of external factors influencing socialization and self-esteem development, including parental drug and alcohol use and childhood sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 94 sources.

The FCC and the First Amendment: Regulation of the Airwaves

This 20 page paper outlines a dissertation based on the hypothesis that the regulation of radio and television is not serving the greater public good and is unnecessary restriction of free speech based on a public interest standard. This paper also outlines the primary reasoning behind FCC regulations and the distinction made between freedom of speech claims and the arguments that exist for this type of regulation. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Currency Stabilisation in Russia

This 5 page paper is an outline for a dissertation on the way in which the Russia has tried to stabilise its' currency. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Commercial Banking Loan and Guarantee Facilities and Credit Risk Management

This 6 page paper is a research project or dissertation proposal to examine the way in which loan and guarantee facilities are managed in terms of their risk. The aim of the project is to identify the best risk management practices and adjust existing models where necessary. The proposal includes the aims and objectives, a brief literary review, methodology, required resources and a short research plan. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

IP Telephony; A Project Proposal

This 4 page paper is an outline for a dissertation looking at the current status of IP telephony and the future potential in order to project the way in which this technology may be used in the future. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

The Impact of Technology on the Insurance Industry

This 45 page paper provides an overview of the insurance industry in Britain, with a focus on how changes in technology have affected the industry. Four sections demonstrate the impact of technology on the organization, the impact on management and technology’s impact on the employee. Finally, the dissertation concludes with a look at how technology has impacted society as a whole, with some attention to the insurance industry. Included in the analysis is the use of tools such as Porter's Five Forces model. Bibliography lists 35 sources.

Treatment and Management of Sexual Offenders

This 60 page paper is a dissertation study of the treatment and management of sexual offenders. This paper relates the existing studies on this subject and makes some distinct conclusions on beneficial approaches. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

SME’s In Portugal; Research Suggestions

This 4 page paper looks at how a project or dissertation on small to medium sized enterprises in Portugal may be approached. The paper outlines the background research, modes that may be used, how primary research may be undertaken and the different ways that this broad subject may be refined. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Technology Transfer in the Middle East

This 3 page paper is a dissertation proposal to assess the most successful strategies for attracting and them leveraging technological transfer in the Middle East. The paper presents an introduction with aims and objectives, a brief literature review and outlines a methodology for the project. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

World Religions

This 200 page paper is a dissertation on the world religions, and promotes a comparative view on the major religions. Bibliography lists 100 sources.

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Special Education

This 30 page paper provides an overview of a dissertation study on ADHD. This paper integrates a review of literature and a methodology and shows how a study could be conducted. Bibliography lists 15 sources

Information System Evaluation for Customer Relationship Management in the Banking Sector

This 5 page paper is a dissertation proposal with the aim of undertaking a study to develop an evaluation system to predict the value that CRM may add to a banking organisation when looking at any specific organisation and the specific CRM system. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

Nursing Leadership as a Key Staff Retention Tool

This 100 page dissertation relates the issue of nursing leadership, including leadership qualifications, training and communication, as the basis for retaining staffing in the nursing profession. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

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