Algebra, Trigonometry, and Statistics helps in explaining different theorems and formulas within the three branches of mathematics. Use this guide in helping one better understand the properties and rules within algebra, trigonometry, and statistics.
"Probably will sink in after five or six times thru"
Alfred Adler was not a man driven mad by ambition, nor was he a terrorist. Individual psychology, a construction of Alfred Adler, rests heavily on the notion of social interest presenting an optimistic view of the individual. It is differences such as the optimistic outlook of the individual of Adler that create a tenuous relationship between Adler and Freud.
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Abnormal Psychology focuses on the origins of abnormal behavior and its evolution into a scientific principle. The theoretical models of mental illness will be discussed along with the components of anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, and eating disorders. Lifespan development can contribute to the interpretation of abnormal behavior. Different concepts will be discussed relating to abnormal psychology including marriage, family, and religion.
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Despite Freud primarily regarding himself as a scientist, his definition of science somewhat varies from the traditional notions of modern psychologists. Freud's reliance is increasingly on deductive reasoning as opposed to rigorous methods of research, and his observations are subjective, corresponding to a relatively minimal sample of patients mostly comprising the upper and upper-middle classes.
Melanie Klein's object relations theory is built on careful observations of young children. The emphasis of Freud is on the first four to six years of life, contrasting the accentuation of Klein on the first four to six months of life.
As the individual develops within the organization so too will the organization develop. As efficiency may correlate to employee well-being the focus may be too develop a happier workplace. Recognition of the individual as a whole person means to also recognize the individual as part of a greater whole. The individual is to the organization as the organization is to the environment.
Theories of Personality speaks in depth of the four major categories of personality theory: psychodynamic, humanistic/existential, dispositional and learning theories. Each theory within these four classifications is attached to a theorist describing in depth the details to his or her theory. These theories of personality are 100 years in the making, and although the theories may conflict one another, each theory binds the four classifications into a single unit of personality theory.
"Semi-passable narration, but good insight"
A Psychology Journal: Psychological Testing and Measurement speaks in-depth of test reliability
One may view industrial/organizational psychology as the merger of industry, organization, and its relation to psychology. Industrial relates to industry, referencing, “the economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories.” The organization is “an organized body of people with a particular purpose, especially a business, society, or association.” Psychology represents the scientific study of behavior and mind. Industrial/organizational psychology is the merger of these three entities into a single scientific discipline.
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The job of human resources management is to hire the best and most capable individuals in terms of job performance. This job may have become more difficult with the advent of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 stating in no manner shall one be denied employment basing upon race or sex. The selection process now may not base strictly upon performance, yet upon other criteria resulting at times in a less efficient workforce. This is the result of a quota system and lower testing cutoff scores to accommodate the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures.
This audiobook documents the lives of Gary Leon Ridgway and John Wayne Gacy from their childhoods to their villainous murder sprees and eventual arrest and captureRidgway would possess the largest death toll of any one serial killer within the United States. Despite this, upon Ridgway's criminal conviction he would make a plea bargain in assisting in the search for the remains of 41 of Ridgway's other victims.
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The Case of Daniel Paul Schreber: Paranoid Schizophrenia documents the rise and fall of Daniel Schreber, from his appointing to the Supreme Court of judges to his long-term commitment to the psychiatric unit. The bizarre thoughts and delusions Schreber would experience may have been the result of the authoritarian parenting style of his father, Dr. Schreber. As a patient of Sigmund Freud, Freud would use Schreber's memoirs in formation of his psychoanalytic theory. The painful end to Daniel Schreber's life would result in spending 12 of his final 17 years confined to the hospital's psychiatric unit.
Biological Psychology begins by defining biopsychology and continues by explaining the development of the sperm cell. Gender and sexual identity are discussed along with cognitive psychology and the evolution and biological foundations of behavior. Drug abuse will be discussed from a biological view and finally the advantages and disadvantages of humans within biopsychology research.
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Developmental Psychology: Lifespan Development discusses both sides of sensitive social issues from prenatal care to euthanasia and the elderly to the legitimacy of the church. Both sides of the pertinent issues will be discussed providing a more valid reader opinion on the subjects. The book does not attempt to influence the reader pertaining to subjects, yet is influential in its manner of providing a choice of which debate is right or wrong
"I should have read the summary first....."
It is the influence of personality characteristics affecting our social and occupational choices. The development of personality characteristics occurs not during one but each developmental stage of the lifespan. This book discusses such theories as those belonging to Erik Erikson, Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, Sigmund Freud, Erich Fromm, and Gordon Allport, among other theorists. The greatest focus of the book centers on Gordon Allport and Erich Fromm and his humanistic psychoanalysis.
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"Case Studies" documents personal tragedies over the course of the 20th century often pertaining to uncontrollable health ailments. At other times these tragedies may or may not be at the hands of another. In either case making the transition from healthy to unhealthy can be a difficult endeavor. This can take the form of physical damage to the brain structure, autism, Parkinson's disease, spinal injury, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, or brain death. Read about these individuals' personal tragedies and how they would learn to cope in dealing with these health concerns in his or her life.
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The use by organizations of human resource planning traditionally would ensure the right job incumbent to work the right job at of course the right time. In the past the focus of human resource planning dictated by management concerns would be on the short term. Changing the nature and need of human resources planning among the leading organizations is increasing heightened international competition, demographic shifts, environmental instability, and changes in technology.
Theories of Learning documents the various learning theories which have been a hundred years in the making. This unique compilation of theories assembles each of the learning theories grouped together for your convenience. This impressive collection includes theorists of all generations including Werthheimer, Hull, Pavlov, Thorndike, Tolman, Guthrie, Bolles, Skinner, Lashley, Estes, Piaget, and Hebb.
"Not a book to listen to."
A Psychology Journal: Experiments in Psychology takes a look at the different psychological experiments conducted over the years. This experimental conduction includes a description of how to perform many of the popular experiments. Some of these popular experiments include Hebb's sensory deprivation experiment, Thorndike's puzzle box experiments, Milgram's obedience experiment, and many, many more.
"Industrial/Organizational Psychology,/ takes a look at the history and evolution of I/O psychology in addition to providing a detailed description of its inner workings. ..."Industrial/Organizational Psychology" offers different theoretical perspectives to the field as well as various means of conducting employment and retention testing. The science of I/O psychology aims at both improving and maintaining efficient workplace practices.