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  • Posted Are Standardized Tests Really Effective? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Everyone has taken a standardized test at some point in their life. I think it'd be safe to say that 100% of students in college have taken one; more commonly the ACT or the SAT. But are these standardized tests...
  • Posted Polygraph Tests and Lie Detection to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    The process of lie detection is pretty self explanatory; it is the act of determining whether a person is lying or not. Polygraph tests are what are used to detect lies. But are they really effective? The polygraph test measures...
  • Posted Memory Loss: Is it inevitable? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Memory is a funny thing. There are times when you can remember a certain event like you're watching it on TV. But there are also times when, unless there's something making that memory reappear, you can't recall that same memory...
  • Posted Hypnosis: Does it really help smokers quit? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Hypnosis is a method used to change a person's behavior, perception and/or feelings. The word hypnosis is derived from the word neuro-hypnotism, which is translated as nervous sleep. But contrary to popular misconception, hypnotism does not happen in an unconscious...
  • Posted Nature vs. Nurture to Psych 1001
    NATURE VS. NURTURE The Nature vs. Nurture Debate is one of the largest debates in psychology, and has been for many decades now. The 'Nature' side of the debate supports that the factor that is being evaluated is determined by...
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