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  • Posted Flashbulb Memory- Past, Present, Future to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    Many years from now, I think the one thing I will remember the most from Psychology is the concept of flashbulb memory. Flashbulb memories are emotional memories that people can remember in vivid details like a photograph. I will remember...
  • Posted The Barnum Effect to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    The Barnum Effect is named after P.T. Barnum, who is known to have the ability to separate gullible people from their money. Barnum once said "there's a sucker born every minute." The Barnum Effect, according to Chapter 14 of the...
  • Posted Effects of Divorce on Children to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    According to the study of Judith Wallerstein in 1989, divorce causes long-term damage to children. Wallerstein did a 25-year study of 60 different families. She claims that the children of divorced parents had trouble setting their career goals as well...
  • Posted Great Wall Visibible from Moon? to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    Since the early 1900's, some people have made the claim that one could see the Great Wall of China all the way from the moon. This claim is believed to be originally made by Richard Halliburton in his 1938 book...
  • Posted Daytime Stars? to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    For hundreds and hundreds of years, humans have had the belief that they could see the stars during the day. How is this possible? Stars are known for being seen only at night when looking up at the sky. According...
  • Posted We Only Use 10% of Our Brains? to Section 16 and 17 F11 PSY 1001
    For many years, people all over the world have believed that humans only use about 10% of their brains. People have believed that if we were able to unlock the 90% of untapped potential in our brains, then people would...
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