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U05: The War on Drugs

It’s the 1960s, as drugs became symbols of youthful rebellion, social upheaval, and political dissent, the government halted scientific research to evaluate their medical safety and efficacy. In June 1971, President Nixon declared a “war on drugs.” He dramatically increased the size and presence of federal drug control agencies and pushed through measures such as […]

Unit 04: Hitler’s Shadow

Lesson 08 delved into “individual differences”, the things that differentiate one person from another. It states that personality is the category that most psychologists think of when they are discussing individual differences. The lesson refers to personality as the “type” of person that we regard someone as. Motivation is described as why people do the […]

U01: Vices and Temptations

When discussing ethics, it’s important to not only acknowledge successful behaviors, but also flaws or behaviors that may not align with ethical mores, codes, or action. Unit 01 describes vices as predilections of people. Vices would be characteristics or traits of people, particularly weaknesses that make them susceptible to making ethical violations. Vices are seen […]

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