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  • Use Of A Self Handicap
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    Social Psychology Application Paper: Self-HandicappingIt's the night before the big exam, and my body is not in the suitable mood to stare at notes and text in order to learn the answer to any question to be asked the next day. I know that I should, but studying isn't extremely enjoyable, especially when up against a night out and a slight morning headache. Of course I go out. In the event that the test does not go as well as I hope, my night out will be my excuse for the result. The next day's ...
  • Self Concept And Math And English Achievement
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    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Man's individuality embodies numerous traits and self-concept holds the predominant of these traits according to Rogers. It helps the person understand personality and social development, for it is through the developing self-concept that man form increasingly stable picture of their selves, partly, reflected by others in their surroundings (Craig; 1996, p. 367). As the person interacts with his environment, such as peer groups, school, community and most especially the fa...
  • Cigarette Smoking
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    Smoking The first article for review is titled Self-efficacy, Health Locus of Control, and Smoking. This article studies how the participants confidence levels and health locus prior to entering treatment predicts results of the quitting program. The program is called 'Fresh Start' and was conducted in Victoria, Australia. It consisted of three groups: (A) those who made an attempt (Stop for one day), (B) those who met criteria in A, and did not smoke for duration of program, (C) those who absta...
  • Self Administered Muscle Relaxation Training Program
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    Treating Insomnia Psychologists publish articles describing their research in periodicals called journals. One such study is titled, "Treating Insomnia with A self-Administered Muscle Relaxation Training Program: A Follow-Up by Roland Gustafson. The study involved twelve women and ten men who were recruited by advertisements in a local Swedish newspaper, to take part in testing a new treatment for insomnia. This study explored whether simple self-administered relaxation training would help the s...
  • Drinking And Cognitive Control Among Adolescents
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    Williams, R.J. (1999). Restrained Drinking and Cognitive Control Among Adolescents. Adolescence, 34,557-563. Introduction: The purpose of the study on restrained drinking was to look at restrained drinking and ones self control in regards to alcohol consumption by adolescents. The rationale behind this unanswered question was to get to the root of the problem of adolescent drinking as the severity and frequency of teen drinking is on the rise. The purpose was to further explore the correlation b...

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