Nature vs. Nurture

Gender differences is an ongoing debate which contains arguments that gender differences are caused by different biological, or social differences. Both arguments are filled with controversy and have been subjected to different theories that have stemmed from various research with an attempt to articulate and explain the causes of ones gender and how their differences…

Is Food Addiction the Same as Substance Addiction

Obesity has become a global epidemic that has effected not only the populations overall quality of life, but as also impacted international economies (Avena, Gold, Kroll, & Gold, 2012). The prevalence of the United States Obesity Rate has jump significantly from 9 out of the 50 States in 2004 to 36 States in 2010, with…

Comparison of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

Motivation is not only essential to human behavior, but is also relevant to what motivates individuals to change certain positive or negative behaviors (Repovich, 2014). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are important components to human motivation and explore human motivation for particular activities (Repovich, 2014). Researcher Wendy Repovich (2014) categorizes intrinsic motivation as being something primal,…

Global Workspace Theory

Consciousness is a concept that contains a multitude of various theories and concepts associated with awareness and attention (Sternberg, Sternberg, & Mio, 2012). Consciousness, when formulated with attention consists of two moderate sets that overlap and encompass casual roles in cognition. This overlapping in cognition consists of three purposes, which include the first pertaining to…

The Bystander Effect

The bystander effect is an element of social psychology that implies that when the number of bystanders is increased in an emergency situation, the less likely any of the bystanders will aid, or assist in the situation (Aronson, Wilson, & Akert, 2013). The bystander effect is one of the most significant well established social psychology…

Tim Brown Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Congratulations Tim Brown The 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona with legendary Oakland Raider receiver Tim Brown  finally earning his place in Canton. Tim Brown, a former Norte Dame Heisman Trophy winner and Oakland Raider legend ended his NFL career with 1,094 career catches, 14,934 receiving yards and 100…

Jack Tatum: The Legend

This year’s 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class has already been announced with the committee deciding on Tim Brown, Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Will Shields, Mick Tingelhoff, Ron Wolf and Bill Polian as being this year’s prestigious Pro Football Hall of Fame class. These much deserved players legacies will forever be enshrined…