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  • Inkblot Test
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    Rorschach Ink Blot Test The Rorschach inkblot test is a psychological projective test of personality in which a subjects interpretations of ten standard abstract designs are analyzed as measure of emotional and intellectual functioning and integration. The test was named after Hermann Rorschach a Swiss psychiatrist who lived from 1884-1922. He developed the inkblots, but he did not use them for personality analysis. In 1921 the very first edition of the Rorschach inkblot test, was published by E...
  • Test Equal A Normal Vote
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    One Man, One Vote? Joseph Farkas thinks that every vote cast should equal every other vote. He feels that many people are voting without knowing why they are voting for a certain person or why they aren't voting for another. He says that a vote cast by a person with no or very little knowledge in the election should not count as much as a vote cast by a person who knows a lot about the election. The people who care about who has an important role in the government should have a bigger say in who...
  • Due To Heredity And Genes
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    Position Paper: Nature vs. Nurture The controversy of nature vs. nurture has been going on for many years, and a decision has not yet been reached in which one is the most affective. Using the results of the countless tests done, everyday situations, and the twins experiment, I will prove that nature is a larger contributor to the outcome of our personalities than nurture. Firstly, many psychologists and Universities, such as Harvard, conducted countless test to determined which traits of our pe...
  • Use Of Graphology For Personality Assessment
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    North Texas Skeptics Graphology Fact Sheet Introduction The belief that handwriting is a sign of the inner personality is very old. The first serious attempt to analyze handwriting seems to have been that of Camillo Bald i, an Italian scholar, who published a book on the subject in 1622. As literacy spread, handwriting analysis became popular, being practiced as an art form by such literary figures as Goethe, Poe, the Brownings and Dickens. Jean Hippolyte Michon coined the term 'graphology' in 1...
  • Obsession Worship Of Celebrities
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    Daniel Espinoza Psy 260 Dec. 1, 2003 Everyone has an entertainer that we follow and like, but when does that like of a person become more than that. Is it possible for a person to become obsessed with an individual you don't even know? Unfortunately it is, according to an article entitled: A cognitive profile of individuals who tend to worship celebrities, celebrity worship is a form of para social interaction in which individuals become obsessed with 1 or more celebrities. This obsession is sim...
  • Businesses Use Polygraph Test
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    There is a forty billion dollar-per-year dishonest cost in the business community, and 20% of businesses are estimated to go out of business due to theft. Theft is a problem which is seen more and more than ever before. With the inventions of space-aged, modern technology, businesses are turning to it to fight the battle of theft. Lie Detector tests are the new defense against theft. A lie detector tests includes a polygraph, deceptograph, voice stress analyzer, psychological stress evaluator, o...
  • Person Tree Test
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    In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. -John Lilly The assignment required me to assess the possible outcome of the Barnum Effect on people by means of performing a simple experiment entitled The Person-Tree Test. The test was relatively simple: I looked for a participant, and given a pencil and a sheet of paper, I allowed my participant to freely draw a person and a tree, saying that the said drawing will more or less reflect his personality. U...
  • While The 16 Pf Personality Test
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    Resolving the conflict of Reliability vs. Accuracy in the 16 PF test Introduction: For psychologists, one of the more popular theories espoused is the trait approach to personality, or "the idea that people have consistent personality characteristics that can be measured and studied" (Kalat, 2002,512). However there are several problems that arise. First, there are significant cross-cultural differences, so one set of personality traits for one culture may differ considerably for another. The ne...
  • Stability In The Snow Pack
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    Introduction I have chosen the topic: " Avalanche" as I am interested in the outdoors and am an enthusiastic skier, who would like to do back country skiing. To do this safely I have to learn about the avalanche danger. The following questions I have chosen and researched: Who is affected by avalanches? What different avalanches do we know? Where and why do avalanches occur? How do you keep safe? and How do you recognise avalanche terrain? I also watched a video produced for the NZ Mountain Safe...
  • Most Common Iq Test
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    Is it ethical to experiment with animals? In my personal opinion it is not ethical to experiment with animals, but there is an upside to this. Most of these experiments are geared toward saving lives and helping the human race survive. If these experiments were not tested on animals they may be tested on humans, then that would bring the question "Is it ethical to experiment on humans?' Theses experiments have found cures for many diseases. If these experiments were not allowed, we may still be ...

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