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    Applied Sport Psychology

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    The chapter was informative and now serves as a reference for the future. However, I could infer, using the book alone, that I would need a degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology (SEP) to actually teach or counsel someone with the mental side of sports. However, I know from taking several KINE classes that one doesn’t have to have a degree in this subject to teach mental skills to athletes. It’s a foundational part of coaching. I also lived out most of the mental training tools and skills as a pilot and now I’m using the knowledge I learned this summer in Kinesiology with my professional background to assist a local baseball team with their mental side to the game. Don’t get me wrong on seeking a degree, I have a goal to one day earn…

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    Applied Social Psychology

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    Presenting the review as an expert, social psychology is applied to many factors and issues that take place in the society, today. The way in which people communicate, share thoughts, ideas, and interact with individuals in the everyday world is the foundation of social psychology. The purpose of the field identifies the relationship of one’s thoughts, feelings, and actions towards another individual. Many topics arise within the field of social psychology that brings excesses behaviors and…

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    Henley, 2014). In other words, psychology is really just an effect of biological manifestations which can ultimately be understood through a strictly physiological perspective. This is not a new concept, and in some form or another has been around for over 2,000 years, but more than ever before the technology exists to delve deeper into what is biological and what is psychological, and perhaps most importantly, how this affects human existence. If all psychological phenomena is a result of…

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    Exploring the Research in Summary Worksheet Name: Lopez, Elisa EDUC 1300-091 Article: Rohrer, D., Taylor, K., Pashler, H., Cepeda, N. J., & Wixted, J. T. (2005). The effect of overlearning on long-term retention. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19, 361–374. Introduction: What question did the researcher seek to answer? The question the researchers were seeking to answer was if the strategy of overlearning is an overall inefficient way for people to learn information and if repetition is not…

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    Applied psychology is the area of psychology concerned with applying psychological research and theory to problems in everyday life. It includes clinical psychology, the largest field in psychology. Clinical psychologist – who represent 40% of all psychologist are involved in psychotherapy. ( Gale 931). First of all therapies such as the psychoanalytic psychotherapy or discussion therapy, which is the most popular kind of therapy recognize worldwide. During these treatment sessions…

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    Abstract In the book Applied Psychology in Everyday Life published on 2011 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, included is the 20 page section titled Psychology and Health: Aspects of the Mind That Affect Everyday Health, by the author Michael B. Johnson, who discusses the importance of one’s own perspective and how we ourselves view life, and how all of this contributes to how one feels towards oneself and towards others. The author says that in order for an individual to fully enjoy life, they…

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    extraneous images were used that were not used in the learning phase. The pigeons created a “concept” of trees. The birds were able to categorized image into pecking images or not pecking images (Gray, Bjorklund, 2014) Skinner’s operant conditioning and discrimination is supported empirically where, categories of stimuli arise through induction (Herrnstein, Loveland & Cable, 1976). Herrnstein’s experiment expanded the understanding of Skinner’s behaviorism. Whether animal or human the…

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    collection of observations the general adaption syndrome. Unknown to some, stress can be either good or bad. The way the stress is handled determines the way it can affect the person. Distress is the “bad” form of stress that is caused by unknown circumstances or displeasing conditions. This varies for different people because some may not stress over the same thing that another may. Eustress is a good form of stress. The result of eustress can be compared to a student exceeding and graduating…

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    Applied psychology means the study of human behavior that can help explain the positive and negative ways that can affect the way we function. The four themes I choose were physical health, communication problems, marriage and intimate relationships, and stress. I chose to put physical health as one of my themes because being healthy is important to me. On my biological father’s side of the family, majority of them are obese or close to it; plus they all are females. Since I am shorter than…

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    Module Report: Legal, Forensic and Experimental Psychology Legal and Forensic Psychology Legal psychology is an amalgamation of the study of human behavior, and the legal rules that govern all in society, allowing those within to exist together on equal terms (Kuther & Morgan, 2012, p. 52). Forensic psychology is a sub-section of psychology subject unlike criminal profiling in that it deals with mental health aspects of a perpetrator rather than a technique investigators used to narrow the…

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