What Is Cognitive Psychology?

What is cognitive psychology? Would you classify cognitive psychology as a hard science or a soft science? Explain your answer. Your initial response is due by Day 2. As I read about cognitive psychology I was reminded of an old Bible verse that I learned in Sunday School: “Now we see but a poor reflection... Continue Reading →

Sexuality and Value Systems

Answer the following: Which value system or systems discussed in the text do you most relate to? Explain your answer. I ascribe exclusively to the legalism value system discussed in the chapter. I was brought up in a Southern Baptist church and attended faithfully. As I have entered early adulthood I have sought a more... Continue Reading →

Emotions Before and After an Abortion

Post your response to the following: Imagine you are talking to a friend who is having a hard time considering the abortion of an unwanted pregnancy. What are the various emotions your friend may experience before and after an abortion? If she is in the statistical majority she finds abortion for the sake of the... Continue Reading →

Motivation Evaluation

Les Brown (n.d.), the famous big band player, once said, “We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation – it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.” This quote hits at the very center of the need for motivation. I mean, why do we need to be motivated? Put... Continue Reading →

Motivation Theories: Freud and Rogers

Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: With which of the motivation theories do you agree most? I do not always agree with Freud’s outlook on the psychology of the human mind but in the area of motivation, psychoanalysis holds its own. I do agree with Freud that sexual fulfillment (life instincts) and... Continue Reading →

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