Discussions 6 10

Discussions 6-10 Name Institutional Affiliation Date Abstract Social Work aims at ensuring the well-being of individuals. It is especially aimed at helping vulnerable individuals achieve normalcy in life. Since the wellbeing of a person encompasses the physical, mental, spiritual and socioeconomic status of a person, social work is concerned with all these facets. Social workers, therefore, aim at influencing every aspect of a client’s life positively. This article discusses a few topics that concern social workers. The topics include sexual assault especially among children, media influence on people, discrimination and bias, education and poverty as well as mental health. Incidentally,...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development Name Institutional Affiliation Date Abstract The task for this job involved taking a Conceptualizing Leadership survey to determine individual efficiency in leadership and personal views. The results indicate an emphasis on traits = 15, an emphasis on ability = 18, an emphasis on skills = 20, an emphasis on behavior = 20, an emphasis on process = 20 and an emphasis relationship = 20. According to these results, the emphasis on behavior, relationship, process, and skills have the same score. This is the maximum score and therefore denotes their importance. The ability has a slightly lower score at 18 while traits score the lowest at 15. I would classify my views on...

The Placebo Effect

The Placebo Effect Student’s Name Institution Affiliation The Placebo Effect According to Ted Kaptchuk’s video, the placebo effect is a phenomenon where a patient is healed by the power of positive thinking. In this effect, when a patient is suffering from a particular ailment, and a medication that is not a real treatment of the illness is administered, the patient shows positive changes (Kaptchuk, 2015). In such an instance, the healing power is derived from the belief of the patient that the medication prescribed will heal them. That is the placebo effect. Single-blinded and double-blinded trials are both methods of blinded trials. In blinded experiments, the information about the...

Discussion – Stress from A to Z

M4 Discussion Name Institutional Affiliation Part A The stress theories proposed by Richard Lazarus and Hans Selye are both relevant. Selye's stress model relies on psychobiology and physiology as "General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)." The model posits that an occurrence that threatens the well-being of an organism causes three-stage body reactions. These response stages are an alarm, resistance, and exhaustion. Each of these stages plays an important role in the overall outcome. Lazarus, on the other hand, believes that stress involves two processes, (Ganster& Perrewé 2011). The environment first produces stressors followed by the response of the individual exposed to these stressors....

Four Major Trends in Health Psychology

Increasing Cost of Healthcare Name Institutional Affiliation Date Increasing Cost of Healthcare Out of the major healthcare trends in the United States, the ever-increasing costs of healthcare in the country stands out as the most important when the future of healthcare is taken into consideration. The significant increases in the recent past have got government leaders very much concerned due to the fact that the costs are becoming extremely high in the US compared to other developed countries in the world. Grasso (2017) reports that healthcare costs are increasing in every other country in the world, the main drivers being the aging population as well as technological advances. He adds...

History of Psychology/Philosophy

History of Psychology Philosophy Student’s name Institution History of Psychology Philosophy Psychology cannot be reduced to physiology. However, they both relate in the sense that physiological psychology forms a subfield of psychology which majorly focuses on the behavioral effects of physiology. That is, it is more concerned on how biology and genetics affect memory, emotional response states of consciousness, mental illness as well as sensory perception. Conversely, physiology is the best psychology, the answer on how human mind operates can only be found in human physiology. Thought experiment and behavior studies are designed with intention of understanding the mechanism of the brain...

worldview

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Worldview In most cases, the concept of postmodernism has been identified as a relatively difficult term to define its meaning explicitly citing the facts that defining this term would be going against postmodernists perception of the inexistence of absolute truth and definite terms. In the postmodern period, the existence of reality and truth is based on individual preferences rather than science or religious faith. Additionally, the truth and reality in the world through personal preferences is brought about by gender, social classes, culture, religion and personal history. The postmodernists believe that any form of claims regarding truth...

What does Lewis Gordon means by racism as a form of bad faith?What does Ashley Doane mean by color-blind racism?Please explain both in your own words based on your understanding of the reading ma

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Number Date Philosophy of Race and Racism Various civil rights movements started with the sole intention of bringing an end to racism. Gordon argues that the primary motive of advocating for racial equality is to ensure that all persons enjoy equal freedom. At times, humans are tempted to hide from the responsibility of promoting humanity and fighting for freedom. There are those who will elevate their ego with the sole intention of feeling superior to others (Gordon 6). They will, therefore, neglect the real meaning of humanity and will not mind inflicting harm on others provided they are convinced of their self-righteous. In fact, such characters...

lab report

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Ishmael Essay Date of submission Vibrating Strings Objectives The of objectives of this experiment are To establish experimentally between the fundamental resonance and the mass per unit of the string, length of the string and the tension in the string To present an essential and useful graphical method for testing the quantities of x and y and their relationship are shown by single power function of the form y=a xn where the constant a and n can be found from the graph To establish the relationship between resonant frequencies and higher order modes numbers experimentally From the experimental results determine one general relationship and equation...

topic as described in paper

Scientific Cannons and Pseudo Science Activity Experimental Psychology (PSYC/CHLD 3404) Objectives: Following this activity, students will be able to identify and describe the four cannons of the scientific method, and distinguish between pseudoscientific and scientific claims. Part 1: Cannons of Science Review the four cannons of science by defining the terms using your textbook. Parsimony This cannon proposes that when contrasting theories, it is imperative to choose the simplest and one with the minimal postulations. The key idea in parsimony is reducing the complexity of accounts and events by choosing the simplest elucidation for an observation. Determinism The idea in determinism is...