The researcher states that people have always been fascinated with the special abilities of others. This is even magnified when children exhibit these unique skills or potentials. To be in awe of something one does not have either drives one to amplify this admiration or be immensely envious of those who have it, and manifest this jealousy through outright rejection or disapproval. Giftedness seems to be an enigma that merits much research and study. This puts gifted children in a fishbowl, with their every move watched by society. For those who greatly marvel at the extraordinary skills of these children, they closely monitor them and press these youngsters to further hone these skills, to be exhibited like a circus act for everyone’s amazement. For others, it may be the opposite, as they reject these exceptional skills and ignore them, hopefully to extinction for a myriad of reasons. This special attention bestowed on giftedness directly affects the gifted children involved. They realize that they are “different” and this puts them in a difficult situation because as children, they may not be emotionally equipped to manage the pressure of high expectations set for them or the rejection of peers who are not able to understand their differences. Since they are not considered as “normal”, parents and teachers may be at a loss as to how to deal with them and appropriately support them in their development. Parents, in particular, are greatly responsible in the way their gifted children think and behave.
This essay attempts to explore giftedness in children. The researcher aims to discuss how children view their giftedness and relate it to how others handle it. Most especially, the essay investigates the role of parents and schools in its development. …
The concept of ‘self’ point towards a trajectory of scientific belief which deviate itself from the biological theory and emphasize on the process of social interactions (Pfohl, 1977, p. 221). The stigmas or the social labeling arise from those interactions and the social authority is highly depended on the authorities themselves.
What early social factors (like War) impacted Hitler’s development as a young adult – how did it impact his personality? Did Hitler suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder and how did this impact the nature of Nazism? What personal experiences help to intensify the feelings of anti-Semitism in Hitler?
Our personality and personal choice and highly influence by the social forces within our living areas. This covers from our socio-economic to political actions that are dictated by the surrounding we reside in. the society has a power to influence individual decisions.
To define crime in sociological perspective, it would be important to appreciate deviance as behavior against the norm. Crime would consequently be defined as deviant behavior against criminal law (Chapman, 2004). Sociologists perceive crime as socially constructed and whose definition would be pegged on society’s interpretation (Zembroski, 2011).
The new religious group under a religious leader and devoted to the practice of teachings given by the latter forms a cult. Such groups whether small or large work under the directions by a chain of command from their so-called spiritual leader. It is because of this mechanism that some historians call the newly forming groups as 'new religious movements' instead of cults.
The primary factors that can influence a person to become deviant are the environment of the person and the influence of the people that they surround themselves with.
Where a person lives plays a big role
Zimbardo argues that the basic attribution inaccuracy, a mainstay in the literature of social psychology, is widespread in most theoretical views of evil. However, one of the most controversial topics discussed by Zimbardo in The Lucifer
As such, organizations and managers have an unrelenting responsibility to minimize or eliminate counterproductive and deviant behaviors. This paper reviews several factors, which directly or indirectly
s, and psychiatrists in studying the manner in which the norms are established, the manner in which they are altered for some time and the manner in which they are enforced (Carney, 2008). On the other hand, norms involve the expectations and the rules through which the societal