Commented on The Bachelor: Who will get the rose this time?
I watched the show once and ended up getting in a fight with my girlfriend, who loved it, because I thought it was awful. I wish I had thought about the psychological aspects before judging it so harshly! I can...
Commented on Video Games: Can They Change You?
I think that the desensitizing you mention is really important when talking about violent video games and violet shows on TV. It concerns me to think that my 5 year old niece has probably already seen people die on TV...
Commented on Divorce and Children
This is an interesting post with great comments. I have often thought about the effect of divorce on children, and conversely, the effect of lasting marriages on children as well. My parents are still together and I think this fact...
Commented on Emotional Expressions
I grew up with a Golden Retriever who would smile all the time. He was also the most self conscious dog ever. He was only happy when he knew that he was being a good dog. Even when left alone...
Commented on R.I.P. - My lifelong belief in "The Hot Hand"
I agree with you about figuring in confidence when thinking about the hot hand. Actually, the initial reason I looked further into the study was to see if they mentioned anything about just such a thing. I do believe that...
Posted R.I.P. - My lifelong belief in "The Hot Hand" to Psychology 1001 Sections 10-11 Spring 2012
One of the findings that I found very interesting and, to be honest, hard to get behind is that the "Hot Hand" in sports is actually an illusion. Practically my whole life I have witnessed what I thought was...
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Posted Chapter Three: Biological Psychology to Psychology 1001 Sections 10-11 Spring 2012
Chapter three begins to explain to us how our brain works. The brain is the most complicated system in the universe. Yep, you heard it right, THE UNIVERSE. Not that my ego needed much padding, but it seems that I...