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

How Emotions Affect Decision Making

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 Affect Decision Making  Emotions … More How Emotions Affect Decision Making

The Winery Dogs in St. Petersburg Florida – Wow

The Winery Dogs are a melodic hard rock band with a jazzy prog rhythm section and a blues guitar player/soul singer. They are three amazingly talented musicians. I’m quite sure that the stars were in some sort of perfect alignment when they first decided to jam together and form a band. This is a profound statement: one … More The Winery Dogs in St. Petersburg Florida – Wow

Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows – A Hot Summer in the City Day

I love summer – it’s my favorite season. But even for a Florida girl this show fell on one brutally hot summer day. If you wanted to survive the heat beating down on you it was wise to pick and choose which bands you wanted to stand up and shout for and which you wanted to … More Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows – A Hot Summer in the City Day