Hi My name is Taylor Kennedy and I am a sophomore at Trinity college. I was born and raised in Hartford Connecticut and live five minutes away from Trinity. I am a Psychology major and a legal studies minor who participates on the Varsity soccer team and sings in the Trinity Pipes (an A Capella group on campus). I am also an residential assistant and work in the sports communications office.

 

Inellectual Property

1.) Authors and owners have an exclusive right to build off of the work the have created for example the can reproduce copies of their own work, make new works based off of their original and perform or publicly display their works. The Copy Right laws also protect the owners right by not allowing others…

Interview: Research and Psychology

For this assignment I interviewed Professor Laura Holt. During this interview Holt spoke about her most recent and ongoing studies. Holt ran a 5 year long study on Trinity College’s first year mentoring program. Holt was looking to see if there was a correlation between the mentor perception of themselves and the students perception of…

Primary Research in Psychology

The name of the sources I used were PSYCHINFO and PSYCHARTICLES, I selected these sources because these data bases deal only with psychology. These two data bases are very important for my major and contain articles dating back to 1981. I wanted to look at some older studies of psychology so when i used the…

Keyword v.Subject Searching

Research Question: What are the psychological causal factors of panic attack disorders and what are the best ways to treat them? Keywords used: (panic attack disorder and treatment) (Panic disorder and best treatments) (causal factors of panic disorder) (Panic attack disorder spectrum) Subject Headings used: (Panic Attack Disorder) (panic) (panic disorder) I like key word…

Getting the Most out of Journalism and Social Media

The blog post reads a lot like a reporter, it seems that he/she is trying to seem as objective as possible. There are no I statements and the post is filled with more facts than speculation.  Because the authors writing is so objective and facts based one can only assume she/he was not present during…

Research in Psychology

I am currently majoring in psychology. I would like to learn a lot about clinical and cognitive psychology. For clinical psychology I would like to focus specifically on the effects of treatment of out patient and in patient treatment. I would also like to focus on the stigma of mental health treatment and how that…

Conducting Scholarly Research in Psychology

Taylor Kennedy The two articles I found are titled “The Effects of Spatial Contextual Familiarity on Remembered Scenes, Episodic Memory, and Imagined Future Events” and “Parallel Memory Retrieval in Dual-Task Situations: II  Episodic Memory.  Found these articles using the data bases psych info and psych articles. These data bases are some of the best and…

Database vs. Search Engine

Taylor Kennedy Scenario A: I first used the world cat data base because this data base focused on more history oriented articles and books. When I used the data base I used the key word section and typed in brain washing. After I typed the key words in I narrowed my search to e books…