Every day I think about this particular aspect of psychology. When I am walking to class, when I am reading a book and even when I am taking a shower. The part of psychology I will remember in five years is a little abstract; I will remember the effects psychology can have both on an individual and on the general public. The countless tales we were taught about both the positive and negative effects psychology research can have will always remind me of the dangers and breakthroughs people can have. For example, the biologist Konrad Lorenz to whom three baby geese implanted will always make me think of the humor and laughter research can have. But on the other hand, the research that used prisoners' nerves by hooking them up to machines and seeing how their facial reactions would play out will always remind me that psychology can hold many ethical and dangerous questions. There is no doubt that overall psychology has changed this world to be a better place. But we must also remember that, in the words of the great Ben Parker, with great power comes great responsibility. In five years, I hope this saying will still ring true for me.
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