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May you have the best of Christmas this year and all your dreams come true.



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Many anti-hacking groups think they are gaining some ground on hackers by
making more sophisticated software. But like a virus that becomes immune too quickly,
the hackers find another way. The loopholes of the hacker are infinite. Just as one cannot
leave their shadow behind on a sunny day, the hacker will be around as long as there is
something to hack.


NEW YORK - Scientists may have figured out one reason some people reach for the french fries instead of an apple. It could be a gene that's been linked to an increased risk of obesity. A study of children found those with a common variation of the gene tend to overeat high-calorie foods. They ate 100 extra calories per meal, which over the long term can put on weight, said Colin Palmer, who led the study at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

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Cognitive Psychology

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Cognitive Psychology- the study of how individuals acquire, process, and use information.

Evolutionary Psychology- way of which behavior and mental processes are adaptive for survival.

Wilhelm Wundt- STRUCURALISM. Founded the first formal psychology lab, 1897. goals = 1. analyze conscious processes into there basic units such as sensations, images, feeling 2. disover how the elements became connected 3.specify the laws of connection. “FATHER OF PSYCHOLOGY”

Edward Titchener- STRUCTURALISM = what? and were? Falls under Wihelm Wundt

William James- FUNCTIONALISM = how? And why?. Led first distinct school of psychology. Studied the mind as it functions in adapting to the environment

Sigmund Freud- PSYCHODYNAMIC. Studied etiology, development, and treatment of abnormal behavior.

John Watson and B.F Skinner – BEHAVIORISM. Studied behavioral observations.

Max Werthheimer, Kurt Koffka, Wolfgang Kohler - GESTALT. Defined psychology as the study of immediate experience of the whole organism. Gestalt psychology was founded as a revolt against Wundt.



Gender stereotypes

Gender roles



Ethnic identity

Sexual orientation

Femenist theory

Human diversity

Jean-Paul Sartre


A Pink Elephant on Parade!

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Pink Elephants on Parade is a segment from the Disney animated movie Dumbo in which Dumbo and Timothy Mouse, after becoming accidentally drunk, see pink elephants sing, dance, and play trumpets. This famous song was written by Oliver Wallace and Ned Washington[1] and sung by the Sportsmen.

The song along with the segment itself has been ingrained in pop culture as an infamous allusion to intoxication. The scene is also notorious as being quite scary for some children and one of the classic "scary scenes" in Disney films most adults still remember from their childhood. For this reason it has been included at Number 90 in retrocrush's "100 Scariest Movie Scenes" in 2004[2] and in a list compiled by filmsite [3]. It is indeed quite understandable that the surreal, nightmarish choreography of the scene, along with the high-pitched music and hypnotic motions and colors, would produce anxiety among children, reminding them of their bad dreams or even febrile delirium. It has also been said that most children who see the film don't understand that Dumbo is drunk and therefore are confused by the hallucination.

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