An Adaptation for Altruism? The Social Causes, Social Effects, and
... Trivers’s theory is also congenial to two other findings about
gratitude. The first is that people anticipate feeling more grateful
to strangers, acquaintances, and friends who benefit them than to
genetic relatives (i.e., siblings and parents) who provide the
same benefit (Bar-Tal, Bar-Zohar, Green ...
Creativity as a Virtue of Character
... pertinent to music. The extrinsically motivated agent is keying into certain social
dynamics and goods, where the aesthetic quality and value is coincidental to such,
whereas the situation is exactly the reverse for someone who is intrinsically motivated.
Intrinsically motivated musicians strive to ...
... Batson et al (1981) suggests that people experience two kinds of emotion when
they see suffering.
According to Batson, if you feel empathy towards a person, you will help,
regardless of what you may gain from it.
Relieving suffering becomes the most important thing.
If a person feels no empa ...
Folksonomy - Columbia University
... • Folksonomies are not necessarily antithetical
to controlled vocabularies.
• Once you have a preliminary system in place,
you can use the most common tags to
develop a controlled vocabulary that truly
speaks the users’ language
– E.g., you can link related tags such as “nyc,”
“newyork,” and “newyor ...
Techniques FdSc Canine Behaviour and Training Module Code
... Hiby et al., (2004) found that behaviour problems are more likely to occur when
training incorporates positive punishment. Dogs may respond aggressively to painful
stimuli and may attack nearby objects, animals or people (Polsky, 2000). Positive
punishment increases stress and decreases animal welfa ...
Motivation Running Head: MOTIVATION Motivation in the
... as follows, “ The development of self-efficacy beliefs is also hypothesized to interact reciprocally with
interest, with interesting activities leading to the development of competence beliefs and competence
leading children to explore and develop interest in activities”. By providing activities tha ...
... social context as well as individual personal choices.
Each person is motivated differently, and will therefore act
on his or her environment in ways that are unique.
... Extrinsic motivation, whether it be in the form of threats
or bribes, do not work as well as intrinsic, but they get the job
done, which is why most people use extrinsic strategies in life.
Because so many people use extrinsic motivation as the way
around intrinsic, people have grown to used to and ...
Special Topic: Marijuana Information
... develop both a physical and psychological dependence. This results in an increased amount of cannabis being used to
“feel normal”. The anxiety, agitation and depression often caused by heavy use of cannabis are managed by increasing
the frequency and amount used. This leads to other problems –
A Personalized Recommendation System for NetEase Dating Site
... Figure 1: Overall Architecture of our Recommendation System
the application. Authenticity of user information is
described by the consistency and reliability of user’s
information, e.g., whether the head portrait uploaded
by user is a real people picture, and whether the user’s
filled income is con ...
The Effectiveness of Online Advertising of Companies in Poland
... the respondents consider them very good or good. Every fifth respondent could not
assess the effectiveness of this type of advertisement.
As viewed by 34% of the respondents, the brandmark advertisement has an optimal
effectiveness and only 12% regards this type of advertisement as good. 36%
Online Roommate Allocation Problem
... list of 2n applicants arriving online in random order. The problem is to assign a room to each person
upon her arrival, such that after the algorithm terminates, each room is shared by exactly two people.
We focus on two objectives: (1) maximizing the
social welfare, which is defined as the sum of v ...
... McKenzie-Mohr (2013) explains that in the realm of increasing sustainability behaviors,
marketing strategies need to encourage an increase in desirable behaviors while also making sure
that there is an encouragement to decrease undesirable behaviors. Using social norms and
incentives have both been ...
... The idea that behaviors that help a genetic
relative are favored by natural selection.
• People can increase the chances their genes will be passed
along not only by having children but also by ensuring that
their genetic relatives have children.
• Because a person’s blood relatives share some of hi ...
Motivation Theories Essay Assignment
... Ausubel was prescriptive with regards to how to develop effective lessons and instructional
materials. This is built around his idea of subsumption, taking in new information and
anchoring it to pre-existing contents within a student's cognitive structure. If we conduct
lessons as Ausubel suggests, ...
308kB - Surrey Research Insight Open Access
... It is our contention here that the importance of basing oneself within clearly
demarcated personal space appears also to have manifested itself through recent
developments in young people’s use of the internet. In spite of the extensive academic
On PRY-layer Security of Cognitive Radio: Collaborative Sensing
... solved using a numerical algorithm. Simulation results
are provided to evaluate the system performance under
various conditions. The analysis in the paper serves as
a solid reference on the subject, and the discussions
help shed lights on more in-depth understanding of the
effectiveness of the attac ...
Online dating: The tensions between romantic love and economic
... self-interest, egoism and all kinds of symbolic power. Love means a suspension of strategic action between partners who make a “gift” of themselves in a relation of mutual trust
(Bourdieu 1998, p.116). Niklas Luhmann (like Georg Simmel  and others before)
pointed out that love might offer “pro ...
... • Insights about human behavior
Online dating: The tensions between romantic love - Serval
... Internet is not merely a new fonn of 'partner market' based on rationalistic and consumerist orientations. At the same time, it can be assumed that it represents a •neoromantic media' that opens a wholc neW social spacc for romantic feelings and interactions. (III) The
third part should underline th ...
Online journalism in Social Transformations: A community
... volatility brought about by the country’s ongoing market reforms in employment,
housing and health care, this particular social group faces a precarious socio-economic
future of its own. Consequently, many urban youth have come to share concerns similar
to those of China’s underclasses. They are vul ...
Online participation is used to describe the interaction between users and online communities on the web. Online communities often involve members to provide content to the website and/or contribute in some way. Examples of such include wikis, blogs, online multiplayer games, and other types of social platforms. Online participation is currently a heavily researched field. It provides insight into fields such as web design, online marketing, crowdsourcing, and many areas of psychology. Some subcategories that fall under online participation are: commitment to online communities, coordination & interaction, and member recruitment.