Reaction paper based on my understanding of five articles Psychology based. By Ryan A McDougal
Athens Tech Student
After reading five articles on perspective, free will, behaviorists, supernatural, and theories I compelled a body of summaries of what I read as well as how I feel they all mean to me. They all use different parts of psychology to explain different forms of study and ways to view the nature of what psychology has become. In the field of business in which I am pursuing these collaborations will help me understand how to think and interact with other individuals that I may do business with in the future to perform accurately and in a very professional manor. Also been given a new understanding on interaction with different mind sets as the articles will put forth with its different fields of research. Here are the summaries of the five articles to help better feed the understanding of this abstract.
The first article ,”Are you sitting comfortably”, Richards is explaining how words of phrases may affect the way your perspective of a reading or show may be hindered by the meaning of the words in the phrases. “Are you sitting comfortably”? , From the show Julia Lang’s “Listen with Mother” was the start of the show in order to widen the focus of the show. It seems to make the perspective of the listener in a more comfortable environment in order to perceive the show better and to create a more reality through relaxation instead of cut dry here we go attitude. Her article also used other references to set the tone of movies, instructions, and the intelligence of people by what they were reading, Like in the article “Papers on advanced mathematics quite reasonably assume a knowledge of math’s beyond that of the educated lay person on the Clapham omnibus” Richards(2011) “Free will” is an article talking about the ability to choose or act through the nature of our surroundings due to...
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