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  • Posted Standford Prison Study to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    What happens when we temporarily lose our typical social identities and are forced to take on different ones? Philip Zimbardo, the creator of this experiment, wanted to take a closer look at this question. Zimbardo knew about the conditions in...
  • Posted Defense Mechanisms of Anxiety to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    A defense mechanism is an unconscious action that is done to minimize anxiety. There are several different types of defense mechanisms. Repression is the most critical defense mechanism, and it is defined as motivated forgetting of emotionally threatening memories or...
  • Posted Does Divorce Effect Children? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Popular psychology literature tells readers that divorce often causes a serious emotional toll on children. In 2000, Time magazine featured a story that explained what divorce does to children, and this story was sparked by a 25 year study that...
  • Posted False Memories to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    This widely controversial concept is when people recall events that did not occur. This mainly seems to happen to children because they are more likely to confuse fantasy with reality. Most children cling to their false memories even if authority...
  • Posted False Memories In Children to False Memories
    This widely controversial concept is when people recall events that did not occur. This mainly seems to happen to children because they are more likely to confuse fantasy with reality. Most children cling to their false memories even if authority...
  • Posted Narcolepsy: A Dangerous Sleep Disorder to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Narcolepsy is a disorder where people experience episodes of sudden sleep lasting anywhere from a few seconds to minutes at a time. There are very few instances where it lasts for hours. I think that this disorder is so important...
  • Posted ESP: Real or Fake to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Extrasensory Perception (ESP) is also known as the "sixth sense." It is sensory information or events that humans can perceive outside of the five senses that are sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Investigators who study ESP, also known as...
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