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  • Posted The Importance of the Fundamental Attribution Error to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    In everyday life, people often make snap judgments about others. They say, "That girl is so dumb because she failed a test" or "that boy is so mean all of the time" without ever getting to know the true facts....
  • Posted Freudian Slip to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    The idea of a "Freudian slip" has become a punch line for many jokes with people accidentally saying something they think without meaning to say it. However, it is also a psychological term created by Sigmund Freud to support his...
  • Posted The Impacts of Divorce on Children to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    For years, the idea has persisted that divorce has a negative impact on children due to conflict between parents and unhealthy situations. However, divorce may not be that cut-and-dry as previously considered to be. The impacts of divorce stretch beyond...
  • Posted Suggestibility in Child Testimony to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Children are known to have wild imaginations, and, beyond that, they are known for being easily influenced and vulnerable. What others say and do, especially those that children look up to as authorities, can change children's actions and ideas....
  • Commented on Night Terrors
    For some reason my links aren't working: PubMed Health= http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001812/ Clinical Studies= http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/37/12/1413...
  • Posted Night Terrors to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    It was a dark and stormy night, suddenly young Charlie screams out. His parents enter his room to find him sweating profusely, wide-eyed, thrashing, and breathing heavily. He recognizes no one; his face is filled with panic. However, he soon...
  • Posted Inattentional Blindness to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Imagine that you are sitting alone in a room, studying very diligently for your next psychology exam. Maybe you're looking over your notes, reviewing the study guide, or completing the practice test. Regardless of what you're studying, the key point...
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