AXS TV’s Summer of Love – and 50 Years Later

In my view, nothing is a coincidence. So I found it interesting, ironic, profound, maddening, and outright sad that AXS TV’s documentary about 1967’s Summer of Love debuted on a heartbreaking day in American history fifty summers later. Given the state of politics and what transpired on this day, I think some might see 2017 … More AXS TV’s Summer of Love – and 50 Years Later

What Psychologists Say About Metalheads 2016

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in general psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Note: I initially used the word “consumption” in this paper because, to my slight surprise, many of the research articles reviewed below also discussed metalheads as consumers and … More What Psychologists Say About Metalheads 2016

Value Expressive Attitudes and Metalheads

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in General Psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Course: Social Psychology Assignment: One-page thought paper on a chapter subject applied to the topic of my choice. Value Expressive Attitudes and Metalheads This paper … More Value Expressive Attitudes and Metalheads

Prosocial Behavior and the Jamband Subculture

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in General Psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Course: Social Psychology Assignment: One-page thought paper on a chapter subject applied to the topic of my choice. Prosocial Behavior and the Jamband Subculture Prosocial behavior, … More Prosocial Behavior and the Jamband Subculture

Social Identity and Aging Punk Rockers

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in General Psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Course: Social Psychology Assignment: One-page thought paper on a chapter subject applied to the topic of my choice. Social Identity and Aging Punk Rockers The human … More Social Identity and Aging Punk Rockers

Metal Music and Teenage Development

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in General Psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Course: Human Growth and Development Assignment: Final research paper related to course studies and the topic of my choice.    Heavy Music and Psychosocial Development of Adolescents: … More Metal Music and Teenage Development

Hard Rock Songwriting Examined

Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue recently tweeted out a Psychology Today article entitled The Brutal Honesty of Hard Rock Songwriting by Micheal Friedman, Ph.D. – and asked his fans their thoughts on it. I think Dr. Friedman gets it – and summarizes things quite effectively. The author interviewed Nikki, Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach and Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death … More Hard Rock Songwriting Examined

How Emotions Influence Memory

The following report was written as part of my graduate studies in General Psychology. It has not been published anywhere but this site. Please contact me before reusing or reporting this paper. Course: Cognitive Psychology Assignment: The first sentence in each paragraph answers the questions asked about the two cited research papers. How Emotions Influence Memory Emotions … More How Emotions Influence Memory