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psychology
The only research method that can determine whether a cause-effect relationship exists between two factors is called a(n) __________.
Friday, July 3, 2015 by Emily

Psychology
When researchers find similarities in development between very different cultures, what implications might such findings have for the nature-nurture issue?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Jessica

psychology
what happens to the brain as an individual grows older? a. what happens to the billions of nerve cells in the cortex as one becomes older? b. will the dead neurons be replaced? c. why is memory affected as one grows old?
Friday, June 26, 2015 by kyle

intro to psychology
The weather person on the evening news reports that the average monthly rainfall for the last six months is 10 inches. A farmer is trying to determine how the rain might affect his crops. This report will be meaningless to the farmer unless he also knows the:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
People in the grocery store are asked to do a taste test of a new soft drink. Two paper cups are given to each volunteer. Fifty percent of the participants are given two different soft drinks. The other half receive the same product but are told that the drinks are different. ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Functionalism is a school of psychology that examines: A. the causes and consequences of behavior. B. what happens when someone behaves the way they do. C. who in the person’s family behaves in a similar way. D. the parts of the brain that make people behave the way they ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
In recent decades, the public’s appetite for psychological information has led to the rise of pseudoscience, which:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Critical thinking involves being able to: A. wonder, ask questions, define the question in clear terms, and accept the obvious. B. examine the evidence, analyze assumptions, and avoid emotional reasoning. C. examine the evidence, be curious and ask questions, but accept your ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
In recent decades, the public’s appetite for psychological information has led to the rise of pseudoscience, which: A. promises easy fixes to life’s problems and challenges. B. is a recently recognized branch of modern psychological study. C. focuses on recalling ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
the public’s appetite for psychological information has led to the rise of pseudoscience
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
In recent decades, the public’s appetite for psychological information has led to the rise of pseudoscience, which: A. promises easy fixes to life’s problems and challenges. B. is a recently recognized branch of modern psychological study. C. focuses on recalling ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
Although the majority of draw information from different schools of thought, most agree that it’s important to: A. gather empirical evidence, rather than rely on their hunches. B. obtain certification in all branches of psychology before selecting one to practice. C. ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Although the majority of draw information from different schools of thought, most agree that it’s important to
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? A. Heritability estimates indicate whether an attribute was inherited or acquired. B. Highly heritable traits, like height, will always be inherited, regardless of environmental factors. C. Heritability is best ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Regarding differences between the sexes, both evolutionary psychologists and sociobiologists agree that women are more __________ than men.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about the Human Genome Project is not true? A. Researchers have identified almost all 3 billion units of DNA. B. Locating a gene is the first step to understanding how it works. C. Most human traits are affected by only one gene. D. Genes ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

Psychology
I understand the difference of primary and secondary psychopaths, but I am looking for examples of both. Thank You, Deshae
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by Deshae

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? A. Heritability estimates indicate whether an attribute was inherited or acquired. B. Highly heritable traits, like height, will always be inherited, regardless of environmental factors. C. Heritability is best ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to 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:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about the Human Genome Project is not true?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? Im sure that not B
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
According to linguist Noam Chomsky, the sentences “Lee gave the ball to Lynne” and “Lynne received the ball from Lee,” both have the same:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
One way to explain why gene frequencies change is that individuals with traits that are adaptive in an environment will stay alive to reproduce. Over generations their genes will become more common. This process describes:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Regarding differences between the sexes, both evolutionary psychologists and sociobiologists agree that women are more __________ than men.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
A wealthy, married man in China is having an affair with a beautiful young woman who seems primarily attracted to his financial status. At the same time, similar situations are occurring across other races and nations. Sociobiologists would say that this behavior is:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Within groups, differences in intelligence are highly correlated with __________. Between groups, differences are highly correlated with __________.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Genetics and what we inherit from our biological parents play a significant role in our intelligence level. In fact, researchers have found that:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
An advantage of conducting an experiment instead of a correlational study is that:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
A researcher is studying people of normal weight and obese individuals. She wants to know how the time of day affects hunger feelings in these two groups. When, during the experiment, the researcher looks at her watch, she has introduced a/an __________ into the research study.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Random assignment can be described as a research method:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Jeff says, “It seems like the more money people make, the more debt they assume,” but a/an __________ study might make the case that a rise in income does not by itself cause an increase in debt.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
To gain acceptance, a hypothesis must be:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
It is the proper role of a psychological research scientist to:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Sarah Maguire has noticed at work that office meetings held in the late morning go more quickly than those scheduled after lunch. She tells her boss that she believes that if meetings are held at 11 a.m., the group will spend more time on the agenda and less discussing ...
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
A behaviorist is asked to evaluate five students in the second grade who exhibit impulse control problems. The behaviorist decides it is best initially to study them in the classroom without interfering with their behavior. This behaviorist is conducting __________ research.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
According to the APA, the ethics of informed consent requires that research participants must:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
In order to be useful, a test must be reliable. In other words, it must: A. produce the same results from one time to the next. B. predict other criteria of the trait being measured. C. measure what it is designed to measure. D. compare results against established standards of...
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
The biosocial approach suggests that gender differences are based on: a. the hormone and neurological differences between men and women. b. how men and women think about their environment. c. the physical ability of men to protect the home and of women to bear children. d. the...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 by Lucy

psychology
Could the effect of being clinically depressed on the number of close friendships an individual has be studied in an experimental research design? I think not because the variables cannot be manipulated.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by shelly

Criminal Justice
Hello, I am having a hard time finding information on psychological risk factors associated with gangs between 1908 to 2008. Is there any information regarding psychology and gangs in the past. I am not asking for the answer, but I need help in finding information. Thank you, ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Chauncey

Psychology
I want to condition a pet pig to come running for a food reward when I blow a whistle. In the process of this conditioning effort, the main idea is to A. pair a neutral stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus. B. teach the pig to pay attention to the sound of a whistle. C. ...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by Lynd

psychology
PLEASE HELP LAST QUESTION.??? Among William James's contributions to the science of psychology is that he A. he wrote the first American text in psychology b.. developed a psychodynamic treatment for mental illness. c.experimented with classical conditioning d. developed ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by karla

psychology
Design a series of test items that would indicate the different intelligences according to Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Provide one (1) original example of how you would test each of the eight (8) different intelligences. I need help please how can i...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by siulaniperez

Psychology
Compare and contrast the temperament and biological approach and the personality approach with respect to development, causes of behavior, and influences on criminal behavior. Which approach has more of an influence on developing criminal characteristics?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Anonymous

psychology
Suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed. Using a normal curve table, what percentage of architects have Z-scores: Above .10 = Below .10 = Above .20 = Below .20 = Above 1.10 = Below 1.10 = Above -.10 = Below -.10 =
Sunday, May 3, 2015 by eddie wade

psychology
which of the followinfg is not a current trend regarding marriage? A. an increase in the average age at first marriage. B. an increase in the percentage of couples who voluntarily remain childless. C. an increase in the number of single adults. D. a decrease in the percentage ...
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Kira

Psychology
HELP !!! Which statistics concept is described? Choose from these answers: [(A):statistical test] [(B):Null Hypothesis] [(C):alpha] [(D):one-tailed test] [(E):two-tailed test] [(F):Type I error] [(G):Type II error] [(H):the statistic Z] 1)When a hypothesis is that two groups ...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Math, Psychology
Can anyone tell me what should be the answer to this question? What term is being described: Choose from these answers: (A)Central Limit Theorem (B)Normal distribution (C)Standard Error (D)Z-score (E)Transformation rules 1) If you keep taking more and more samples, the average...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Choose from these answers: [(A):histogram] [(B):population] [(C):parameter] [(D):statistic] [(E):random sample] 1. A ________ provides a numerical description of a sample. 2.The number of people in the U.S. as measured by the U.S.Census is a _______. For the first one i think ...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Help with Psychology
To help Karen overcome her fear of thunderstorms, a behavior therapist asks her to relax and imagine watching light rain with distant thunder. The therapist is using... a) client-centered therapy b) cognitive therapy c) systematic desensitization d) aversive conditioning ** ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Henry

Art
In addition to skills in creating art, which type of knowledge is important for art therapists to have to successfully perform their jobs? A. knowledge of physical therapy. B. Knowledge of psychology. C. Knowledge of teaching strategies. D. Knowledge of art history Is the ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Summer

art only 2 questionssss
In an effort to help a student understand the concept of shading, which teaching strategy could an educator use to help someone who learns best through hands-on activities? A. explain shading techniques out loud B. write shading techniques on the board. C. give time to ...
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Anne

Psychology
Examples of Social exchange theory and equity theory using celebrity couples
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by RENEE

psychology
analyse the tenants of psycholanalsis
Monday, April 6, 2015 by alice

Writing Skills, Part 3
6. You have found an article in the Readers' Guide that you want to locate. What information would be least important in finding it? A. Subject heading B. Volume and page numbers C. Author's name D. Title of the article Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 7...
Sunday, April 5, 2015 by yes help me I'm an idiot

Psychology
Help me create a mnemonic device to remember the Four Basic Units of Language: Phonemes, Morphemes, Syntax, and Semantics
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Kelsey

Psychology
Help me create a mnemonic device to remember the Four Basic Units of Language: Phonemes, Morphemes, Syntax, and Semantics
Monday, March 30, 2015 by Grace

Pschology 202
1. The three broad categories, also called domains, of adult development are: physical, cognitive, and sexual. (Points : 1) True False Question 2.2. Temperament is a term that relates to personality and emotional development. (Points : 1) True False Question 3.3. True or False...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 by Sharnii23

Please help me with Psychology
What type of study would be appropriate for this situation: Determine whether regular meditation will help depression.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Jennifer

Cultural Anthropology
What are two key differentiators about anthropology compared to psychology and Sociolog. I also need to provide examples, however my textbook is no help, can someone please give me some refrences to read over to answer this question please?
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by breeamberr

Art Please HELP!
In addition to skills in creating art, which type of knowledge is important for art therapist to have to successfully perform their jobs? A. Knowledge of Physical Therapy B.Knowledge of Psychology C.Knowledge of teaching Strategies D. Knowledge of Art History
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Ricky

Help with Psychology Homework
Your professor asks you to take a personality test. After taking the test, you read your description of your personality type, and are disappointed that the results do not seem to capture your personality at all. In fact, you think the test probably measures attitudes rather ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Chris

Psychology help
What's a good theme that goes with the idea of encouragement?
Sunday, March 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology & operational definition
I came up with some examples on my own, but I'm not sure if I'm heading in the correct direction. Any help would be great. Here are my examples: 1. My grandmother's recipe for red velvet cake 2. An actress has memorized her lines when she can repeat all of her ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 by Marina

Help with Psychology regarding Positive Correlatio
Which of the following is an example of a positive correlation? a) The crime rate increases as the income level decreases. b) As education levels decrease, the crime rates increase. c) The crime rate decreases as city population decreases. d) None of the above. I don't ...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 by Hikaru

Psychology
Within each Gene element of DNA are arranged in a particular proteins, this code effect every aspect of the body from structure to chemical and keeps it running process describes what?
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by shay

psychology
which of the following has been demonstrated by research as a skill or ability that is induced via meditation? A) ability to raise metabolism B) ability to cure bacterial infections withou medication C) ability to lower body temperature D) ability to decrease intelligence In ...
Saturday, March 14, 2015 by Carol

Psychology
Martina heard the noise, but could not understand what was being said. Perhaps it was simply the humming of the machines that she heard? She was uncertain whether she should move toward or away from the sound. Martina is having difficulty with? A. Sensation B. Perception C. ...
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by Brooke

Philosophy
According to Rachels, which of the following supports the truth of determinism? Select one: a. Studies that show that social conditions influence behavior b. Discovery of genetics c. Experiments in psychology such as the Milgram and Stanford Prison experiments d. All of the ...
Friday, March 6, 2015 by TayB

PSYCH
1 Which of the following is NOT one of the three fundamental features of science? a empirical questions b public knowledge c mathematical equations (My Answer) d systematic empiricism 2 A set of beliefs can be said to be pseudoscientific if it lacks one or more of the three ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Check My Answers for me please

Psychology
1 Which of the following is NOT one of the three fundamental features of science? a empirical questions b public knowledge c mathematical equations (My Answer) d systematic empiricism 2 A set of beliefs can be said to be pseudoscientific if it lacks one or more of the three ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jordan Please Help Check My Answers

Psychology 315
I have ti figure out the correlation coefficient of a statistical factor o 4 personin a dextrity and anxiety test. 1 1 10, 2 1 8, 3 2 4, 4 4 2 . So I have to figure out the correlation coeficient? this is may part of the task.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Laura

child psychology in general
in conducting experiments to test scientific theories,exception a.can be ignored if they are few in number b.tend to disprove or substantially weaken the theory and must be reported c.suggest that the research method was faulty my answer is b
Monday, February 23, 2015 by susue

psychology 110 chapter 7
When Gina looks at an old photograph of her high school graduating class, a flood of memories comes rushing back. Gina finds herself going from one memory to the next. According to memory research, this process is referred to as ____________________.
Sunday, February 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Statistics
Anger and Snap Judgments Read the article entitled “Anger Can Cause Snap Judgments” and answer the following questions. ANGER CAN CAUSE SNAP JUDGMENTS Anger can make a normally unbiased person act with prejudice, according to a forthcoming study in the journal ...
Monday, February 16, 2015 by Lara

statistics
A professor gave an aptitude test to a class of psychology students and computed the mean, median, and mode for the test scores. Which of the following statements cannot be an accurate description of the scores? -All of the above statements are false. -The majority of the ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 by Sally

Help with Psychology
One student conducts a study on the relationship between people’s level of extroversion and the number of close friends they have. He computes Pearson’s r, which comes out to be – 1.70. Which of the following is most clearly true? A. The relationship between the...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 by Mariya

psychology
1. The most common of all of the psychological disorders is A. bipolar disorder. B. acute stress disorder. (C). depression. D. schizophrenia. 2. In the Freudian psychoanalytic perspective, the id is to the pleasure principle as the ego is to the _______ principle. A. primary B...
Friday, January 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Check my answers, please? If you're an eligible woman in search of Mr. Right, chances are that you're most likely to be impressed by a man's A. thrift and money-management skills. B. age—if he's several years your junior. C. record of steady employment. D...
Friday, January 30, 2015 by Kt

psychology
A company supervisor asks for volunteers from the first shift to help assemble a new binding machine that must be on-line within the next 24 hours. Grady lifts his chin and his shoulders, nods, and says, "I can do it." In the social cognitive perspective of Albert ...
Friday, January 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Treena is a personable student in Mr. Jordan’s math class. Mr. Jordan can see that Treena is popular with her peers. He regularly sees her conversing animatedly with her friends in the cafeteria and before and after school. She does well in class also. Her homework is ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 by Cathy

What study would be the best? Help with Psychology
What is the best kind of study to conduct when wanting to show that Variable X has a direct effect on Variable Y? The answer choices I am given are experiment, survey, observational study, non experimental study. I think the right choice would be an experiment. Please correct ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 by Mariya

PSY 410 Abnormal Psychology
HELP- My text book wont let me open on my laptop and I can't seem to find the information I need. Create a timeline that displays the development of abnormal psychology. Include at least seven main milestones
Monday, January 26, 2015 by Ruth

psychology
In your opinion: Do you believe that environmental factors can affect how the person performs daily? If so, which one do you believe make the biggest impact in people’s lives?
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by Sharon

Psychology
Do you believe that environmental factors can affect how the person performs daily? If so, which one do you believe make the biggest impact in people’s lives?
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by Sharon

Psychology Statistics
Submit your answers to the following questions using the ANOVA source table below. The table depicts a two-way ANOVA in which gender has two groups (male and female), marital status has three groups (married, single never married, divorced), and the means refer to happiness ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 by Sharon

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 ...
Saturday, January 17, 2015 by Margaret

Psychology
If science depends on observation of empirical data, how can social scientists study nonobservable phenomena, such as thought patterns or imagery?
Friday, January 16, 2015 by Ann

child psychology #1
which one of the following statements about psychologists is false? a.psychologists sometimes prescribe drugs to help their patients b.psychologists are subject to all the same laws as private citizens c.psychologists are expected to maintain confidentiality d.psychologists ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by susue

Psychology
A researcher strongly believes that physicians tend to show female nurses less attention and respect than they show male nurses. She sets up an experimental study involving observations of health clinics in different conditions. In explaining the study to the physicians and ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by Margaret

Vocabulary Studies
The study of the human body A. Anatomy B. Botany C. Physiology D. Psychology C?
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 by Bryanna

understanding psychology
The thought processes that underlie learning
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 by Felicia

grand caynon PSY
how has psychology been impacted by the philosophical and religious theories of child rearing?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by rosa

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 by Anonymous

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 by christy

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 by christy

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 by christy

psychology
Dr. Comer points out risks of adolescence, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy
Monday, December 15, 2014 by christy

psychology
In general, the approach to stress embraced by psychoneuroimmunologists focuses on
Sunday, December 14, 2014 by janice

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