Category Archives: Psychology

“Social Media and Feeling Bad”

Taken From the NY Times, January 15 Does Facebook ever make you feel bad? Does the popular social networking site sometimes make you feel like everyone else is having more fun than you? How does this make you feel? Do … Continue reading

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Why is Addiction on the Rise?

ALL STUDENTS ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS AND THEN MOVE ON TO A OR B What is the premise behind Addict Nation? What addictions does the video allude to? What drives addiction The number of drug and alcohol problems diagnosed by doctors … Continue reading

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IS THIS YOU?

In this blog answer the questions listed below – by cutting and pasting the questions and then your response 1. On average during the school year, how much sleep do you think you get each night? 2. Generally, how easy … Continue reading

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Head Injuries

It reported that veterans of N.F.L. combat are more likely than the rest of us to die from brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Not 50 percent more likely, or twice as … Continue reading

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http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/21/a-richer-life-by-seeing-the-glass-half-full/

Read “A Richer Life by Seeing the Glass Half Full” by Jane Brody & answer the following questions and post Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Explain Do you ever try to be more optimistic? What do you do to … Continue reading

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Flowers for Algernon

Part I: Write a report on the Rorschach test and the Thematic Apperception Test Should be no less than 3 pages long – email- remember in your own words!!! BE SURE TO INCLUDE: 1. The historical background to the Rorschach … Continue reading

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