Neurophysiological and Evolutionary Theories Paper
For one who may be interested in the neurophysiological or evolutionary theories of psychology, one need not look any further than Donald Olding Hebb who...
Psychological Review 1990, Vol. 97, No. 2, 147-168
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A Cognitive Model of Drug Urges and Drug-Use Behavior: Role of Automatic and Nonautomatic Processes
S t e p h e n T. T i f f a n y Purdue University Contempora...
Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings
Cognitive Linguistics Research 34
Editors Dirk Geeraerts ´ Rene Dirven John R. Taylor Honorary editor Ronald W. Langacker
Mouton de Gruyter Berlin · New York
Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings
Edited by Dirk Geeraerts
Mouton de Gruy...
Change Process Theories: A Review
Four types of Organizational Change Theories: Van de Ven and Poole
• Dialectical: Kurt Lewin
o Lippitt, Watson, and Wesley
o Bartlett and Kayser
o Edgar Schein...
CHAPTER TWO: THEORY AND RESEARCH
Theory - coherent set of related concepts that seeks to organize and explain data gathered through research.
- theories are dynamic; they change to incorporate new findings;
- they aren't universal; they can't explain all;
- they may give more weight to one...
Why humans murder other humans is a question of insightful concern and practical importance, one that needs a successful scientific explanation. Evolutionary theory has explanations of why murder occurs, the circumstances in which it occurs, and the psychological mechanisms dedicated to murder. Murd...
Journal of Economic Perspectives—Volume 16, Number 2—Spring 2002—Pages 23-46
Evolutionary Theorizing in Economics
Richard R. Nelson and Sidney G. Winter
Modern economic analysis, oriented toward understanding the workings of economies that make extensive use of markets, came into exis...
From Deterministic Behaviorism to Cognitive Theory: An Evolutionary Trail
Alesia G. McDaniel
University of the Rockies
The Behaviorist theory, introduced by Pavlov and popularized by Watson and Skinner is discussed based on its roots in the philosophy of determinism which maintains th...
Evolutionary Perspectives on Strategy Author(s): William P. Barnett and Robert A. Burgelman Source: Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 17, Special Issue: Evolutionary Perspectives on Strategy (Summer, 1996), pp. 5-19 Published by: John Wiley & Sons Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2486901 . A...
Psychological Topics 17 (2008), 2, 247-263 Original Scientific Article – UDC – 616.89-008.441.42 159.015.7
Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders
Igor Kardum, Asmir Gračanin, Jasna Hudek-Knežević
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology
Instant Gratification Mentalities in Popular Culture and Their Roots in Evolutionary and Cognitive Psychology
Man and culture have an interesting history. Before the existence of religion, hunter-gatherers optimized their behavior for survival, and traits in favor of living in the moment were evol...
METHODS IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE:
Given the vast complexity of human perceptual and cognitive processes on one hand, and that of the human brain on the other, it is clear that developments in research methodology play a pivotal role in the progress of cognitive neuroscience towards its ultimat...
Theories of Crime Causation from
Psychological and Sociological Perspectives
Throughout the history of criminological thought, various theories on crime causation have been formulated and many questions as to why individuals commit crime still remain unanswered. This essay will focus...
Theories of Personality
Theories of Personality, Seventh Edition
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Can biological theories explain Rolex watches in addition to peacock's tails?
As humans, we do many things which are not instrumentally useful in an evolutionary sense: we dance, get drunk, create art, listen to music, and dress up in expensive clothing, amongst other things. These exhibitions of...
Cognitive psychology is the study of the mind and how it processes information as well as the role it plays in emotion, behavior, and physiology (allpsych, 2007.) It is necessary to make certain assumptions to effectively study the mind. Daniel Willingham’s (2007) states three questions that wil...
Compare and contrast one process theory of motivation with one content theory. Include in your answer a brief explanation why one is a process and one is a content theory. (2000 words max).
The concept of motivation is one that is being increasingly delved into, not only by the likes of psychol...
Sex is biologically given. Some animal species have one sex; others have two, or three. Gender is how nature interprets the apparent biological differences between particular human bodies of different sexual anatomy. The distinctions between bodies observed and imposed by our cult...
Theories of Ethnocentrism: Social Dominance Theory and Social Identity Perspective
Compare and Contrast critically evaluate in light of relevant research and theoretical reasoning
A major focus of psychology is in understanding why group conflict, inequality and ethnocentrism occur. Many r...
Theories of Child Development
1. Three Major Stages in Freud’s Psychosexual Theory
a. Oral Stage
c. Genital Stage
2. Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory in association with child development
a. Stages 1 and 2
b. Stages 3 and 4
3. Piaget’s Cognitive –St...