Free Essays on Familiarity Breeds Contempt

  1. Does Familiarity Breed Contempt?

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  2. The following Essay will aim to explain in terms of psychological study why familiarity is attractive.

    leads to the exposure effect. So therefore the regularity of contact increases the liking or disliking of someone. Some cynics would say,‘Familiarity breeds contempt’. (Cullis etal, 1999, pg296)But many social psychologists would disagree and say the more familiar people become with someone, the more they...

  3. Attraction and Liking

    Assessing Familiarity and Attraction Kayla Irwin and Daisy Antoniuk PS 250 Alex Sanderson-MacIntyre February 28, 2013 “Familiarity Does Indeed Promote Attraction in Live Interaction,” by Reis et al., explores the issue of whether familiarity breeds attraction within individuals in live interaction...

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    Oprah is a household name but this didn't stop the staff in a Zurich shop assuming she couldn't afford the bag she wanted.' There was a depressing familiarity to Oprah Winfrey's tale of racism in an upmarket Swiss boutique. Billionaire TV presenter Oprah is a household name around the world but this didn't...

  5. Elijah of Buxton

    is also young and he makes the mistakes of youth. When describing a situation in which the schoolteacher attempted to explain the saying familiarity breeds contempt, Elijah slips into the vernacular of the day and calls himself and his classmates "little niggas" although his parents have taught him that...

  6. Living Apart Together

    many arguments both pro and con, about the term Living Apart Together. He says: “I guess it makes some sense when you think about it: if familiarity breeds contempt, then having separate places to retreat to means that you’re more likely to appreciate each other when you do get together”. So this is...

  7. The Effect of Word Familiarity on Letter Recognition

    he was accustomed with the alphabet in its original order. It is for this reason that the factor of familiarity will be reviewed. The Effect of Word Familiarity on Letter Recognition Word familiarity is an index of the relative ease of word perception, and is characterized by facilitation and accuracy...

  8. Aba Ikaw Na

    waits  Failing to plan is planning to fail  Faint heart never won fair lady  Fair exchange is no robbery  Faith will move mountains  Familiarity breeds contempt  Feed a cold and starve a fever  Fight fire with fire  Finders keepers, losers weepers  Fine words butter no parsnips  First come, first...

  9. Essay on Teachers should be friendly not friends

    supremacy and grace as familiarity breeds contempt. In this case the teaching will become unimpressive and ineffective. The discipline of the class will vanish and there would be clapping, laughter and noise all the time. Dear Mr. President and respected audience, so much familiarity between the teacher...

  10. Amul Pizza

    never works. You get consistent, long-term results by continuing your ad over weeks and months. It may be true that familiarity breeds contempt, but not in marketing. Familiarity develops awareness and confidence in prospects so they buy. Mistake #4: Marketing fails to tie different media together...

  11. chicken is good

    In the Deep South of the United States chickens are also referred to by the slang term yardbird.[11] General biology and habitat In some breeds the adult rooster can be distinguished from the hen by his larger comb Chickens are omnivores.[12] In the wild, they often scratch at the soil to...

  12. Reasons Why Friendships End

    friendship has to come to an end. Last but not the least; friendships are brought to an end, when one friend begins to dislike the other. Familiarity does breed contempt. A promising friendship which seems like it will last for donkey's years in its budding stages can have the worst fallout. Just because...

  13. Living Apart Together

    you value and appreciate the other person more when you finally meet. He claims: “I guess it makes some sense when you think about it: if familiarity breeds contempt, then having separate places to retreat to means that you’re more likely to appreciate each other when you do get together” Despite his...

  14. Constitutional Law

    is the potent, omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law”. From my perspective, it’s a necessary evil! I myself in the past grasped with such issues. The exclusionary rule is supposed to prevent...

  15. My Mother and Her Sister

    She wanted to pass her values on to her children: “We learned from our mother that nothing is more important that your freedom, and that familiarity breeds contempt.” L.13. Freedom, new experiences and search for happiness were the things the mother represented. She wasn’t afraid to challenge her own...

  16. how did ancient cultures of mesopotamia and egypt develop into successful civilizations

    Travis`s little “Episode” is what he was gonna teach the class about, and its says that the board says real big, “ Lake Erie in the fog: Familiarity Breeds Contempt!” I don’t know exactly what this means but I sure am interested. 6-21-13 81 83 I wonder if Elijah and Cooter are...

  17. Excess of Everything Is Bad

    one's health; too much of smoking affects lungs; over-work tells upon health; even too much of talking means loss of energy. Too much of familiarity breeds contempt. One who squanders money recklessly comes to grief some day. So the golden principle is to be moderate in love and hatred, in pleasure seeking...

  18. Analysis of the Use and Abuse of Figurative Language in Communication

    overused nuggets are: at the end of the day, by the same token, in a perfect world, last but not least, and my personal least favorite, familiarity breeds contempt (“contempt” often replaced by “content”). As a sensible practice, clichés should be minimized to facilitate clearer understanding . Many scholars...

  19. Caesar quotes

    negotiate a settlement” Cicero “He [Pompey] spoke as if war was inevitable. There was no hope of settlement” Cicero “Pompey feels only the deepest contempt for him" Cicero “They both want to be kings” Velleius “Caesar tried everything he could to keep the peace, but no offer was acceptable to the...

  20. 50 most important proverbs in english

    you're really in need, you think of creative solutions to your problems. 37. "A penny saved is a penny earned." Save your money. 38. "Familiarity breeds contempt." When you're around someone for too long, you get tired of them and annoyed by them. 39. "You can't judge a book by its cover." Things...

  21. airline

    most frequent travelers who average more than seven flights per year (see Airline Use in the Past 12 Months). However, as the saying goes, “familiarity breeds contempt,” and this appears to be at least somewhat true among the most affluent frequent flyers. While more than two thirds of past-year flyers agree...

  22. Insubordnation in the Military

    UCMJ. What is disrespect? Behavior that detracts from good order and discipline, Name-calling, refusal to salute, marked disdain Insolence, undue familiarity, other rudeness. Disrespect of Superior Commissioned Officer:  [Art. 89 UCMJ] When is victim “superior” to accused? Same armed force? Must be superior...

  23. Proverbs

    it. A wise man who knows his proverbs can reconcile difficulties. He who does not mend his clothes will soon have none. Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect....

  24. Islamic Immigrants and Multiculturalism in Barcelona

    for their perceived irritating way of conducting business by the forcing of products upon the potential customer. In many cases this appears to breed contempt and often racial stereotyping and dislike. Furthermore, throughout the year I have not noticed a significant increase or decrease in the level...

  25. The Science of Psychology

    research and teaching. False * Applied psychologists do NOT use the principles and theories of psychology. False. * The old saying, “familiarity breeds contempt” has been supported by research. False...

  26. The Business of Banking

    people to hit the ground running. But this may not be the best approach when it comes to customer service. We have all heard the saying, familiarity breeds contempt. This is often the case with veteran customer-facing staff. They can be battle-worn, preferring to concentrate on acquired technical skills...

  27. English Proverb Example

    really in need, you think of creative solutions to your problems. 17. "A penny saved is a penny earned." Save your money. 18. "Familiarity breeds contempt." When you're around someone for too long, you get tired of them and annoyed by them. 19. "You can't judge a book by its cover...

  28. CONTEMPT OF COURT

    CONTEMPT OF COURT Black’s Law Dictionary defines “contempt of court” as: any act which is calculated to embarrass, hinder, or obstruct the court in administration of justice, or which is calculated to lessen its authority or its dignity. Committed by a person who does any act in wilful contravention...

  29. Leadership

    imitative and creates personal resentment and team friction. Discipline is tangible in terms of its results. It allows no room for familiarity, which truly breeds contempt. On the other hand, honest comradeship is a byproduct of discipline and a pillar of unit esprit. Leadership Tell your personnel what...

  30. Online Anonymity Breeds a Vicious Society

    cyberspace, more "predators" hide behind to carry out hideous and immoral deeds. Now, this essay will put forth arguments as to why online anonymity breeds a vicious society and should be therefore prevented. First, online anonymity encourages cyber bullying. An example would be the social networking...