Tag: Psychology

Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology in other to improve the quality of working life to protecting and promoting the safety , health and well being of workers(NIOSH).

INTRODUCTION: OccupationalHealth Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology inother toimprove thequality ofworking life to protecting and promoting thesafety , health and well beingofworkers(NIOSH). Protection and promotion are geared towards interventionsto reducehazards at work and to equip individual workers with knowledge and resources toimprove theirhealth(CDC, 2010). Theterm OHP wasfirst mentionedby FriedrichEngels in1845 and …

Developmental psychology affection and care

Introduction When having any sort of relationship people that are important to you, caring is the foundation of it. When individual are less able to take care of themselves and are dependent on a certain individual is given the name caregiver, as there care for people that have physical or psychological disability. The way a …

Psychology and B.F. Skinner, important contribution to the study

BF Skinner has made an important contribution to the study of learning by his work on another form of conditioning called operant or instrumental conditioning. He distinguishes between respondent behavior and operant behavior, the former being elicited by specific stimuli and the latter being emitted spontaneously by the organism, such as the random pecking behavior …

Psychology and Best Friends

What is you most prized possession? A prized possession is something that makes you happy the most above all else. Your most prized possession can be an item or a person. One of my most prized possessions would be my best friends, because they are what makes us believe in ourselves, make one of the …

Health Psychology

third third edition edition Health Psychology: A Textbook third edition Praise for the previous edition: “The volume of work undertaken by Ogden for the first edition of her textbook was impressive, and the second edition is even better… As a text aimed at undergraduate psychology students, it is hard to fault. ” Times Higher Education …

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is portrayed in the movie, Groundhog Day. Maslow’s hierarchy states that as lower level needs get satisfied, a person develops or realizes more needs or higher level needs. The movie is about Phil, the protagonist, who wakes up every morning realizing that he is reliving the same day over and over. …

Psychology

The Use of Depth Perception in Advertising: Local and International Scenario i The Use of Depth Perception in Advertising: Local and International Scenario Prepared for: Dr. Nasreen Wadud (Course Instructor) Course: Psychology (C103) Prepared by: GROUP-B Saleh Mohammad, ZR-04 Saba Hossain Khan, RQ-07 Sheikh Ashraful Abedin, ZR-11 Abdullah-Al-Azad, ZR-49 BBA 16th Batch Date of Submission: …

Self Assessment

I began by taking the Personality Type Test. I received the label of ENFJ. It placed me at 60% Extroverted, 53% Intuitive, 73% Feeler, and 67% Judger. I very much agree with my emotion type being labeled extroverted. I often find myself rejuvenated when around others, and a key point on this scale is that …

Interpersonal Communication

During my life span, I have learned as well as I am learning that in any relationship, whether social or in our business acquaintances, we try to persuade others by the use of rhetoric, the emotive power of language, euphemisms, rhetorical analogies, stereotyping, innuendo’s loaded questions, ridicule and sarcasm to win others to see our …

Questions on Psychology

1.Which of the following statements most accurately represents the use of plant-based psychoactive substances? A. Plant-based psychoactive drugs are uncommon today and rarely used. B. Today marijuana is the only plant-based psychoactive substance that is still used. C. All plants that yield psychoactive substances are illegal today. D. About 4,000 plants yield psychoactive substances, and …

Physical Disorders and Health Psychology

Chapter 9: Physical Disorders and Health Psychology •psychosomatic medicine- psych factors affect physical function •behavioral medicine- applied to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical problems •health psychology- psych factors that are important to the maintenance and promotion of health opsych and social factors: •(1) affect biological processes •(2) long-standing behavior patterns put ppl at risk …

Cognitive Psychology study of mental processes

Cognitive psychology is the study of mental processes such as how people think, perceive information, and learn (Willingham, 2007). This area of psychology mainly concentrates on the way people acquire, process, and store information. It has practical uses because it can enhance a person’s ability to learn by improving memory and advancing a person’s ability …

Psychology and Personality Traits

Some scientists believe that genes determine character traits such as shyness or generosity. Do you think this is true? Which elements of your personality do you believe you have inherited? Discuss, mentioning specific examples. Some genetic researches have prove that our genes play a big role in formation of our physical characteristics. But traits we …

Psychology Content Analysis

Violent Language and Phrases Used in the Media: A Content Analysis of a Newspaper Article Zowie George 08351856 Abstract Introduction Previous research suggests that there is a potential influence of violent media on youth violence. According to Levermore & Salisbury, (2009) their recent study found that there was a relationship between virtual aggression and actual …

Abnormal Psychology Critique

Changes in impairment level, functional status, and use of assistive devices by older people with depressive symptoms. Dayao, Arveene L. BS Psychology II – 01 Manila Tytana Colleges To be submitted to : Ms. Sheila Laine Dela Paz Date submitted : January 30, 2012 ABSTRACT This study sought to understand how functional status, impairment level, …

Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies unusual patterns of behavior, emotion and thought, which may or may not be understood as precipitating a mental disorder. The science of abnormal psychology studies two types of behaviors: Adaptive and Maladaptive behaviors. Clinical psychology is the applied field of psychology that seeks to assess, understand …

Areas of Psychology

Malinda S. Kline March 13, 2013 Module 1: Assignment 3 PSY:101 General Psychology A03 KlineM_W1_A3. doc Instructor Angela Snelling Areas of Specialization Number |Subjects of study in |Areas of specialization in |Definition and key points of this specialization (be|Rationale (reason why you matched |Possible research method of | | |psychology |psychology (match with below |sure …

Psychology and Multitasking Talent

Issue Analysis Written Response : Multitasking Findings In the current society, many individuals of different gender intends on doing multitasking by finishing the task instantly. Both multitasking and divided attention have comparable implication. Some researcher’s able to proof that between the both genders, there are no significant differences in their multitasking. However, women are naturally …

Psychology 300 Final Exam

Final Exam 1 PSY/300 Final Exam: PSY/300 (Weeks 1-5) Multiple Choice1. Erik Erikson argues that an understanding of an individual’s behavior requires consideration of: A) Biological events B) Psychological experience C) Cultural and historical context D) all of the above 2. The aim of biopsychology (also referred to as behavioral neuroscience) is to: A) Link …

Personality Psychology

Personality The term personality is derived from the Latin word persona meaning a mask. Personality is a patterned body of habits, traits, attitudes and ideas of an individual as these are organized externally into roles and statuses and as they relate internally to motivation, goals and various aspects of selfhood. According to Robert Park and …

Cognitive Psychology

————————————————- Cognitive psychology Cognitive psychology is a subdiscipline of psychology exploring internal mental processes. It is the study of how people perceive, remember, think, speak, and solve problems. Cognitive psychology differs from previous psychological approaches in two key ways. * It accepts the use of the scientific method, and generally rejects introspection[2] as a valid method of investigation – in contrast with such …

Introduction to Psychology

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY PRESENTED BY: NJUE ANGELINE WANJA X74/53648/2012 PRESENTED TO: PROFESSOR GATUMU 1. MAKE A DISTINCTION BETWEEN NATURE AND NURTURE Nature is the inherent character or basic constitution of a person or thing while nurture is the sum of the environmental factors influencing the behavior and traits expressed …

Facebook Psychology

Psychology of Popular Media Culture 2012, Vol. 1, No. 1, 23–37 © 2012 American Psychological Association 2160-4134/12/$12. 00 DOI: 10. 1037/a0026452 Facebook Psychology: Popular Questions Answered by Research Beth Anderson Patrick Fagan University of London University College London Tom Woodnutt Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Independent Social Media Consultant University of London, and NYU-in London, UK Since its …