Psychology: Survey method & Naturalistic observation

SURVEY METHOD The survey method involves handing out questionnaires to try to get an idea to establish people’s attitude, beliefs and behavior. You have a population of interest; who you are interested in surveying. E.g. You want to study Canadian teenagers about their attitude on the legalization of marijuana Ideally, you would give a survey…

Enlightenment Philosophers: Political & Social Views

Jean-Jacques Rousseau General Information Jean Jacques Rousseau, was born at Geneva on June 28th, 1712. He was an influential Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism. His political philosophy deeply influenced the major revolutions like the French Revolution and the American Revolution. Political and Social Views He was and is a national hero to…

Metaphysics: The Theory of Existentialism

Existentialism is defined as the philosophical theory, which holds that a further set of categories, governed by the norm of authenticity, is necessary to grasp human existence. What makes this philosophical argument distinct is not its concern with existence overall, but rather its claim that thinking of human existence requires new categories that are not…

Borderline Personality Disorder: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Definition Borderline personality disorder is a mental condition where people have long-term patterns of unstable emotions (Ncbi). Borderline personality disorder, BPD for short, causes emotional instability that leads to a variety of other stressful mental and behavioral problems. With borderline personality disorder, severely distorted self-image and feelings of worthless, Anger, impulsiveness and frequent mood swings…