Character Evaluation

The film Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott (2000), has always been one of my favorite films. It is a classic film, in that the hero dies while completing his life’s journey. The hero of the film is Maximus, a general in the Roman army during the height of the Roman Empire. To make a long... Continue Reading →

Personal Topics Presentation

Slide 2 Notes I really have learned a lot about myself and how I interact with others during this class. Some of the topics that have been covered have reinforced previously held beliefs, and some have even altered my perception. For instance, I have always held the belief that well-being should always supersede being well-off.... Continue Reading →

The Relationship Between Self-esteem and Behavior

Post your response to the following: Research has demonstrated that people with high self-esteem are generally happier, less depressed, and more likely to enjoy social activity; however, is having high self-esteem always a good thing? The one statement that struck me in the text was that most social and personal problems are not caused by... Continue Reading →

Conformity Response Exercise

Scenario: John is an 18-year-old freshman at New York University. John was the starting quarterback at his high school in a small town in Indiana. He enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends. John has always been popular and done well in school and sports. Once he is comfortable in his surroundings he can... Continue Reading →

Case Study on Stress and Coping

Case Study #1 Jennifer is a 29-year-old administrative assistant married to Antonio, an Italian engineer, whom Jennifer met four years earlier while on a business trip for her marketing company. The couple now lives in Nebraska, where Antonio works for the county’s transportation department and Jennifer commutes an hour each way to her marketing office.... Continue Reading →

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