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grand caynon PSY
how has psychology been impacted by the philosophical and religious theories of child rearing?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:32pm

Psychology
A researcher has conducted an experiment in which she has given participants a placebo, 10mg, and 20mg of a drug. She then measured their anxiety, blood pressure, and heart rate in response to the drug. How many levels does this experiment’s independent variable have?
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11:31pm

psychology
51. Given the changes in sex-offender laws, the emphasis of concern appears to be swinging toward: A) protecting children. B) sympathizing with sex offenders. C) white Americans. D) states' rights
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:45pm

psychology
Which of the following is the MOST accurate conclusion one can draw about the mental health field? A) Mental health professionals are gaining respect in society. B) What mental health professionals know and can do outweighs what they do not know and cannot do. C) There is more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:35pm

psychology
Dr. Comer points out risks of adolescence, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy A) are more severe in lower socioeconomic groups B) are virtually nonexistent in middle-income children C) exist for all children, regardless of income level D) are less severe today ...
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:33pm

psychology
Dr. Comer points out risks of adolescence, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:20pm

psychology
In general, the approach to stress embraced by psychoneuroimmunologists focuses on
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:57pm

Abnormal Psychology
I need help diagnosis this case for my abnormal psychology review. Mr. B is a 20-year-old male college student who was recently arrested for possession of marijuana, which was detected when he was stopped for un¬safe driving. He was charged with driving while intoxicated ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:26pm

Psychology
Individuals who naturally exhibit low levels of brain arousal and nervous system reactivity are more likely to: A. Score high in measures of agreeableness B. Score low in measures of agreeableness. C. Score low in measures of sensation seeking D. Score high in measures of ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:52pm

Psychology Questions
I need help with a couple Psychology questions. 1. For most people, the ability to create language originates in the________. A. hypothalamus B. thalamus C. right hemisphere D. left hemisphere **My answer=D 2. Facts leanred in classes at school become part of the _______ ...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:15pm

Psychology
Hello, I am in need of help with a psychology question. Here is the information that was provided: Psychologists use field observations, laboratory experiments, and other methods to gather data relevant to their research questions. When sufficient data have been collected, the...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:45pm

Psychology
Hello, I am in need of help with a psychology question. Here is the information that was provided: Psychologists use field observations, laboratory experiments, and other methods to gather data relevant to their research questions. When sufficient data have been collected, the...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 12:35am

Psychology
The areas of the hemisphere involved in speech and language tend to be large in ____. The areas of the parietal lobe involved in visuospacial processing tend to be larger in ____ a) women, women b) men, men c) men, women d) women, men
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:13pm

Psychology
Because of differences in brain size, men tend to have slightly higher IQ scores than women TRUE OR FALSE
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:34pm

Psychology
Sexual dimorphism's are a) observable physical differences within single gender (e.g. tall men vs short men.) b) observable physical differences between the genders (e.g differences in mens and women's brains) c) assumed differences in the capacities of the genders (e....
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:33pm

statistics
An introductory psychology class has 9 freshman males, 15 freshman females, 8 sophomore males, and 12 sophomore females. If one student is randomly selected from this class, what is the probability of selecting a female? Round to the nearest hundredths place if a fraction
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:20pm

Psychology Statistics
Many animals, including humans, tend to avoid direct eye contact and even patterns that look like eyes. Some insects, including moths, have evolved eye-spot patterns on their wings to help ward off predators. Scaife (1976) reports a study examining how eye-spot patterns affect...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12:43pm

Psychology
Here is the scenario. -------------------------------------- Are Smarties as addictive as drugs? A new research study proves that Smarties, Canada’s favourite chocolate candy, are as addictive as cocaine. Cocaine is a psychedelic drug that is known to be highly addictive...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 12:44pm

psychology
Last week, Roger suddenly quit his job. He told his family he had decided to learn carpentry. He purchased a truckload of wood and nails, which now sits in his driveway because he changed his mind and decided to enroll in a school for massage therapy. The school confirms that...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:28am

Psychology
Kuhn (2000) wrote that “Thus, to study memories is to study much of what we are interested in under the headings of cognition and cognitive development” page 22 Explain what does this statement means Reference: Kuhn, D. (2000). Does memory development belong on an ...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:51am

Psychology-Ms Sue
Ms Sue, can you help me with psychology again? T_T
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:34am

Psychology
1. Which of the following is NOT an empirical question? A. Are women more talkative than men? B. Is dieting an effective weight loss strategy? C. Should we prohibit cell phone use while driving? D. Does cognitive psychotherapy help depressed people? 2. The tendency to notice ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 4:00am

Psychology
Which of the following is NOT an empirical question? Question 1 options: Are women more talkative than men? Is dieting an effective weight loss strategy? Should we prohibit cell phone use while driving? my answer Does cognitive psychotherapy help depressed people? Save ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 3:01am

psychology
For this discussion, please choose one of the two options: behaviorism or cognitivism. Taking on the role of either a behaviorist or a cognitivist, you will demonstrate your understanding of your chosen psychological view by explaining why your theory and its history are ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:27pm

psychology
Infants generally sit up without support at a.9 months b.3 months c.6 months d.birth
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:43pm

English
Which of the following sentences both a direct and indirect object? A. My psychology professor has written several books. B.My pyschology prefessor is one of the best lecturers on campus. c.my psychology professor requires his students to quite a bit outside reading. d. My ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:05am

psychology
Edwina is worried, anxious, and sure that something terrible is going to happen to her. She’s not sure what it would be, but she “just knows.” The feeling occurs on almost a daily basis and frequently keeps her awake at night. In addition, for the last few weeks...
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9:45pm

Psychology
I chose the letter to match the following theories and descriptions. Could please correct me to see if I chose the correct letter to match? I am matching the following theories and descriptions with the letters. Freud's personality theory. <I pick the letter (e)> ...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 3:06pm

Statistics
Assume that X, the starting salary offer to psychology majors is normally distributed with a mean of $47,507 and a SD of $5000. 1. The probability that a randomly selected psychology major received a starting salary offer greater than $52,000 is______. 2. The probability a ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:59am

PSYCH/SOCIOLOGY!!!
Should I take psychology before sociology or take sociology before psychology. Like saying "You can't do well in chemistry unless you finish biology"
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:34pm

psychology
Questions: 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV) and operational definitions? 2. What are the potential confounds? 3. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the study design? 4. The message written on the back of the check concerned an upcoming special dinner at the ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11:13am

psychology
I chose the answer that I believe to be correct. I need help from an expert to indicate if the answers that I chose are right or wrong answers and indicate the correct letter or answer needed. Question 1 1. Dr. Jones encountered a problem with a new client in therapy. Using ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:49pm

psychology
I chose the answer that I believe to be correct. I need help from an expert to indicate if the answers that I chose are right or wrong answers and indicate the correct letter or answer needed. Question 1 1. Counselors use Bronfenbrenners model most explicitly in their work ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:05pm

Psychology
In terms of the general adaptation syndrome, the body prepares for a long, drawn-out battle during the _______ stage.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:06am

Abnormal Psychology
Obesity __________ is strongly related to obesity in __________.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:02am

General Psychology
Which of the following is a stimulant? Alcohol LSD Heroin Mescaline Nicotine
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 1:14am

psychology
The the psychological perspective of empiricism (the belief that your knowledge of the world is based on careful observation and not common sense or observation) fall relate more to the concept of "nature" or "nurture"? I'm currently leaning more ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 11:41pm

psychology
The the psychological perspective of empiricism (the belief that your knowledge of the world is based on careful observation and not common sense or observation) fall relate more to the concept of "nature" or "nurture"? I'm currently leaning more ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10:22pm

statistics
On this semester’s final exam, Susie scored 72 on her classics exam (class distribution: μ = 65, σ = 3.57) and 53 on her psychology exam (class distribution: μ = 49, σ = 2.04). For which exam should Susie expect the better grade? a. Classics b. ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 4:29pm

quanta tive skills and reasoning
In a class of 250 students it was found that 140 took math 85 took psychology and 65 took both math and psychology how many students in the class took math or psychology?
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 9:17pm

Psychology
Would someone like to help me with it? T_T I need to identify the six principles of critical thinking in the following scenario...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:12pm

Psychology
A recent research study found that surfing the internet and accessing non-academic grades resulted in lowering students GPA. Dr. Rushmore studied the relationship between grades and non-academic surfing in a first-year introduction to psychology class. Approximately, 100 out ...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 4:02am

introduction to psychology ll
Toddlers are able to:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 12:42am

introduction to psychology ll
Researchers have found that, during childhood:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 12:32am

psychology
Carrie is a fifth grader at Gorrie Elementary school—a school near an affluent neighborhood in a suburb of a major city. Carrie, who lives with her divorced mother—a high school dropout with a steady job as a minimum wage housekeeper—seems to have limited ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 9:48pm

Psychology
Carrie is a fifth grader at Gorrie Elementary school—a school near an affluent neighborhood in a suburb of a major city. Carrie, who lives with her divorced mother—a high school dropout with a steady job as a minimum wage housekeeper—seems to have limited ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:07am

ethics
f you were a researcher in evolutionary psychology, which of the following might be a typical conclusion regarding male and female differences? a. Research has shown there are no significant differences. b. Research has shown that differences reflect reproduction patterns of ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 5:42pm

ethics
f you were a researcher in evolutionary psychology, which of the following might be a typical conclusion regarding male and female differences? a. Research has shown there are no significant differences. b. Research has shown that differences reflect reproduction patterns of ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:02am

ethics
If you were a researcher in evolutionary psychology, which of the following might be a typical conclusion regarding male and female differences? a. Research has shown there are no significant differences. b. Research has shown that differences reflect reproduction patterns of ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:29pm

Psychology
Cognition refers to
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 9:20am

psychology
Why do negative emotions make it hard to learn or work toward a goal?
Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 1:02pm

psychology last one tonight need to know if correc
_____________ is a biologically based style of interacting with the world that exists from birth. Fill in the blank. a. Culture b. Personality c. Temperament d. Attachment my answer is C
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:45pm

Psychology need to know if i have correct answer
What is the best explanation of the universal perspective in culture? a. Survival is related to the degree that people can adapt to their environments and to the contexts in which they live b. Evolutionary theorists believe people have evolved a set of motives and strivings ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:33pm

Psychology need to know if i have correct answer
What is a comprehensive theory on the structure of personality that contributes to our knowledge about the origins of psychopathology? a. Psychology b. Psychotherapy c. Psychoanalytic model d. None of the above My answer is B
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:09pm

Psychology need to know if i have correct answer
What would be a concern to take into consideration when interpreting data from cross-cultural studies? a. Effect sizes b. Whether the measures are equivalent c. Cultural attribution fallacy d. All of the above My answer is D
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:22am

Statistics in Psychology
What is a proper Null and Alternative HypothesThe CEO of ABC manufacturing commissioned a study to look at the differences between the current salaries of her employees by employee job title. There were three job categories: clerical, custodial, and managerial. The study ...
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 7:12pm

psychology
Regarding differences between the sexes, both evolutionary psychologists and sociobiologists agree that women are more __________ than men. A. jealous B. promiscuous C. status-conscious D. socially dominant
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 8:11am

psychology
Those who question evolutionary theorists’ ideas about human mating practices believe that evolution may have instilled in us the tendency to select a mate based on: A.wealth and attractiveness. B. attractiveness and youth. C. similarity and proximity. D. health and ...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:59pm

psychology
1 what does peter singer say about history liberation movements? 2 The philosopher,John Stuart mill recognized the follow as a potential problem for utilitarianism what is peter point about performing vivisection on mentally health disabled human infants?
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 4:59pm

psychology
there are many barriers to rationality in our thinking process. Uncle Roy,for example, pays attention only to evidence that supports his views and finds fault with all evidence to the contrary. Uncle Roys behavior demonstrates the cognitive error of
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:05pm

Introduction to Psychology
I am working on a written final project and confused on how to apply psychological theories, processes, and concepts to human behavior. When it a person is believed to be suffering from major depression and then I am to Discuss psychological disorders and treatment approaches ...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:02am

psychology (check answer)
Adolescent women are most likely to use contraception: a. During their first experience of sexual intercourse. My answers is A b. If they already have one baby. c. If they have been involved in a steady relationship. d. If they have just met their sexual partners.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 4:10pm

psychology
A developmental psychologist who stresses the importance of the social clock would be likely to agree that:
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 6:39am

Psychology
what motivates a person's behavior, determinism or conscious beliefs about oneself?
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 8:47am

studing to take an exam
create a timeline that displays the development of abnormal psychology. include at least five to seven main milestones
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 6:14pm

Psychology
analyze the function of emotions as motive.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11:26am

psychology
A hypothesis is what an investigator uses to: duplicate research findings of other scientists. frame his/her research question. explain why he/she obtained a certain result from an experiment. define the parameters of a research study. determine what kind of research design to...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 7:05pm

social psychology
people direct their attention to those aspects of what they see that stand out rather than blend. this is called ?
Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 9:12pm

PSY/410
I need help finding information to this question please. I found some information on Modern Psychology but not Abnormal Psychology. Thanks in advance. Create a timeline that displays the development of abnormal psychology. Include at least five to seven main milestones.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 3:35pm

psychology
How has Maslow's hierarchy of needs affected public policy?
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6:03pm

psychology
Rind, B., & Strohmetz, D. (1999). Effect on restaurant tipping of a helpful message written on the back of customers’ checks. Journal of Applied Psychology, 29, 139-144. doi:10.1111/j.15591816.1999.tb01378.x This is the article to use to answer these questions 1. What are...
Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 3:45pm

psychology
Leigh, B. C. (1993). Alcohol consumption and sexual activity as reported with a diary technique. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 102, 490-493. doi:10.1037/0021-843X.102.3.490 This is the article to utilize when answering the questions 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV)? ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 3:44pm

Psychology
Wookey, M. L., Graves, N. A., & Butler, J. C., (2009). Effects of a sexy appearance on perceived competence of women. The Journal of Social Psychology, 149, 116-118. doi:10.3200/SOCP.149.1.116-118 This is the article to use 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV) and ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 3:43pm

Psychology
One reason that new traits keep arising is because of genes ability to spontaneously what? A) divide b) split c) multiply d) mutate
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 9:11pm

Psychology
One of the ways Robert nourishes his aggressive nature is by A. Playing violent video games B. Playing quarterback on the football team C. Standing up for his belief in equality D. Defending his brother against older children I picked B, because the word nourishes can also ...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 1:51pm

Psychology
What is Classical Hierarchial Classification?
Monday, June 30, 2014 at 6:22am

child development
during the middle of the twentieth century, North American psychology was dominated by a. evolutionary theory.,b. cognitive development. c. neuroscience. d.behaviorism
Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 10:44am

psychology
humans rely heavily on the sense of because evolution designed us to be more active during the day time than at night
Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:56am

Psychology
Which of the following statements best describes proactive interference? A. Having majored in French history in the 1960's, Ken finds it difficult to grasp new discoveries about Marie Antoinette B. While learning Italian, Lucy realizes she is losing her ability to speak ...
Monday, June 23, 2014 at 5:53pm

psychology
Every night in cordele Georgia 24 trains crisscross the city five mile radius. Each train blowsits whistle to alert citizens that it is passing through. Because of the residents of Georgia can sleep through all the whistles a. Selective attention b. Signal detection theory of ...
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:11pm

psychology
Which one of the following statements about intelligence is the most accurate a. Iq is a valid measurement, and environmental factors do not change mental ability b. Intelligence is mostlygenetic has the most variability between groups and is reliable regardless of the ...
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 6:43pm

psychology
The researcher's question of correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains? The researcher's question of correlation between the cost of beer and the volume of alcohol it contains?
Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9:28am

psychology
in his research, Dr. Caulfiel wants compare levels of tests anxiety among high school students in grade 10 and 12. His hypothesis is that seniors will have higher levels of test anxiety than sophomores will. His theoretical definition of test anxiety for each person in his ...
Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:09pm

Psychology
Describe the chi-square goodness-of-fit test.
Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 6:48pm

Psychology
Can you give a real world example of when you would use a chi-square test of independence and a chi-square goodness of fit?
Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 6:41pm

Psychology
What is an example of a specific abnormal behavior that an otherwise well adjusted person might display? I said hoarding but I need one more example
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 2:59pm

Psychology
I wanted to know if someone could give me an example of hypotheses for a 2 x 2 factorial anova
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 3:34pm

Psy 270
Where can I find the best resources to research this question besides the text book? Psychology has many applications in our lives, both professionally and personally. How might having a background in psychology help you in your professional life? How might it help you in your...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:45am

Psychology
Brief summary and example of these Cognitive Learning Strategies/types please? I don't have my book yet and I need these ASAP!!!!! Ex: Three-stage information processing model is which includes a short definition or description of (a) sensory-register, (b) short-term, (c) ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 12:35am

Stats Psychology
ApopulationofN=10scoreshasameanof μ = 6. After one score is removed, the mean is found to be M = 5. What is the value of the score that was removed?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:26pm

psychology
Much research is being conducted on repairing faulty sensory organs through devices such as personal guidance systems and eyeglasses, among others. Do you think that researchers should attempt to improve normal sensory capabilities beyond their “natural” range (for ...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10:08am

Social Psychology
What attributes are inherent in persuasive messages?
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 4:07pm

Math
There are three times as many people in the psychology class as in the art history class. there are 16 more people in the algebra class then the art history class The total enrollment of the three classes is 86. How many students are enrolled in each class?. I need a little ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 12:06am

Algebra
There are three times as many people in the psychology class as in the art history class. there are 16 more people in the algebra class then the art history class The total enrollment of the three classes is 86. How many students are enrolled in each class?. So I know my ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:23pm

Psychology
How can neglect of talking to a child early in life can affect their language ability.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:33pm

Strategies for Academic Success
Sean is taking an online course in Psychology, and is about to take a quiz over the lesson, “The Experimental Method”. He did poorly on his homework assignment and is struggling to remember the lesson content. What should Sean do before he takes the quiz over this ...
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:56am

Psychology
The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist perception and sensation are the foundation of:
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 3:25pm

psychology
Traumatic events do not always result in a diagnosable psychological disorder What factors determine how a person may be affected by one such event?
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:06pm

Psychology
Is Gender a social construct referencing cultural behavioral expectations for men and women
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:16pm

Psychology
Changes based on biological and psychological forces are functions of
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:31pm

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