Just before my college semester as a psychology major began this year, I decided to do some reading about the field to prepare myself for what was to come in my college career. In my search, I found Electroboy, a memoir of mania by Andy Behrman about his personal struggle with a mental disorder and finding therapy. Electroboy is a book that would not only appeal to those who have an interest in psychology but instead, anyone who knows a friend or family member who may suffer from a mental disease such as mania to really understand what they experience in their everyday struggle. Deciding on Electroboy was not a hard decision due to the neon yellow cover and striking title that draws you to it's contents. Andy Behrman suffered from mania and documented memories of his experiences during his search for proper treatment and compiled them all into a story of his life.
It originally appeared in an opinion column in a Colorado newspaper. Although non-discriminatory, she believes that people project messages about themselves with their appearance. This essay seems to be intended for recent graduates and young job seekers. The main point that she tries to explain to the reader is that even though our family and friends may accept us for who we are, employers may not. Gainley does make some really good points when discussing why people need to be aware of how they look.
Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and a member of the University center for. Through the whole story people are judging the Terrible Old Man by his cover. They are seeing an old, weak, poor man who is unable to do anyone any harm, or even to defend himself. And the truth is that he is quite dangerous and most certainly able to do others harm.