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How stereotypes may arise and affect human behavior

The term “stereotype” holds many definitions. While Aronson et al. state that “stereotypes are widely held evaluative generalizations about a group of people”, the definition from Augoustinos et al. is that “a stereotype is a schema, with all the properties of schemas”. As one can tell from these definitions, a stereotype can be seen as…

Quote Analysis: The unexamined life is not worth living

Socrates believed that living a life where you live under the rules of others, in a continuous routine without examining what you actually want out of it is not worth living. This illustration of a lifestyle is what Socrates would describe an unexamined life. Hence Socrates’ renowned statement “The unexamined life is not worth living”.…

Psychological testing: Construction, Administration, Validity

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: Psychological testing is the branch of psychology in which we use standardized tests, construct them in order to understand the individual differences. Psychological testing is a term that refers to the use of psychological tests. It refers to all the possible uses, applications, and underlying concepts of psychological tests. TEST: Test is defined…

Financial Management & Control

Management Financial management refers to the coordination of a business’s accounting and finance activities. Accounting: management tool used to record financial transactions to provide a summary of the business’s financial position. Finance: coordination of how a business funds (pays for) its activities Key elements include: Financial planning Financial control Financial decision making Business: an organization…

Lab Explained: Carbon Dioxide Production by Yeasts under Different Temperatures

Problem: Yeasts undergo aerobic cell respiration if there is sufficient oxygen and releases carbon dioxide as a waste product. Yeasts, like any other cells, have an optimum temperature at which they work most efficiently, including the process of cell respiration. This experiment aims to discover the relation between temperature and the carbon dioxide yield of…