Tutor profile: Anthony G.
How much of one's environment shapes who they are?
It depends, however, one's environment can largely influence and predispose them to establish support systems, and/or increased barriers in their development.
According to Sigmund Freud, what is the hallmark of mental health?
To work, love, and play.
Subject: Cognitive Science
What is a heuristic? List and explain one type of heuristic and how it could be helpful and unhelpful.
A heuristic is a short-hand/cut way of filtering through information to reach a conclusion and/or decision. One specific heuristic is affect heuristic, or tendency to make decisions based upon emotional reactions to information. Essentially nicknamed the "gut feeling" response which can be helpful when your intuition is accurate in assessment, however, could be unhelpful if your intuition is inaccurate in its assessment.