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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

Psychology/English
Jane Eyre was orphaned as a child. What do you think is the psychological effect?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 12:10am

psychology
Can someone give me an example of correlation and causation.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:12pm

psychology
How does the elaboration of likelihood model help to explain the relationship between the persuader the message and tge audience
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:36pm

psychology
When an experimenter's expectations about a behavior influence the results of his experiment, it is called a a.placebo effect b.self-fulfilling prophecy c.single-blind experiment d.double-blind experiment
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 9:40pm

psychology
Which of the following statements about psychological experiments is MOST accurate? A. The purpose of a single-blind experiment is to guarantee that neither the participants nor the experimenter influence the results. B.The participant's expectations about an experiment ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 9:39pm

Child Psychology
why do fine motor skills develop slower than gross motor skills?
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 6:27pm

psychology
A theory differs from a hypothesis in the following ways: Question 2 options: 1) they are proven hypotheses and are not subject to change 2) acts as a starting point for additional experiments 3) allows us to describe and explain observed behaviour 4) all of the above 5) 1, 2...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:23pm

Psychology
A hypothesis is an educated guess and as such must have the following characteristics: 1) can be proved or disproved 2) is based on some previous evidence 3) is an unsubstiantiated thought 4) is the basis of psychological research 5) all of the above 6) 1, 4 7) 1, 2, 4
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:23pm

Psychology
What make perception a cognitive rather than a simply sensory skill?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:21pm

Psychology
Can someone reword this for me? I am having problems comprehending the question. The question is: If psychological needs have presumptive brain or physiological correlates, are they still psychological needs?
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 4:46pm

psychology
TMA: TMA1/CSS121
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9:05am

psychology
the cognitive psychology is primarily concerned with
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 8:57am

Psychology
Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging field of study. How should we feel this will impact cognitive psychology and your life?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:49am

psychology
The sense of smell is closely linked to: A. proper functioning of the auditory canal. B. perceptual constancy. C. memories and emotions. D. the physiology of the taste buds.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:23pm

Psychology
What is the definition for "Practical problems" and "Ethical problems"
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 12:21pm

English
Hi, Can someone help me with my online Psychology assignment? She is a stickler for punctuation and grammar. I have not taken English yet. I need all the help I can get. The following is my assignment and response. For this assignment, I'd like you to think about your ...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9:28am

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 ...
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 1:12pm

psychology
An experimenter wants to find out if drinking coffee makes people more alert. The amount of coffee a person drinks is the: A. hypothesis. B. dependent variable. C. independent variable. D. correlation coefficient.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:16am

psychology
______________classifies people in stable, systematic ways. Answer a. The trait-dispositional level. b. Projective tests. c. The Big-Five. d. A and C. e. All of the above. my answers is E
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 3:10pm

psychology
the resent psychological theories of crime
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 5:12am

LITERACY
Which type of citation would you use for a psychology paper?
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1:17am

psychology
which of the following is not a motive for pro social behavior? egoism, collectivism, idealism, Principlism
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 7:05pm

Psychology
Eladio is a Mexican American boy who lives in a middle-class neighborhood with his family. Both his parents work outside the home. He has cousins who live in the inner city and whose household income is significantly lower. Based on this information, which statement is most ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:29pm

Psychology
Johnny is naturally outgoing and does not provoke easily. As he is also athletically inclined, he tends toward reflective introspection regarding strategies for game improvement. These attributes refer to Johnny’s ___________________. a.) physical development b.) maturity...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:22pm

Psychology
A scientist studied whether climate affected growth in rats. All rats were the same age and from the same parent rats. For the study, they were raised in three distinct climates: tropical, arctic, and multiseasonal. In this study, the climates are _______________. a.) ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:19pm

Statistics in Psychology
Please Help! For the following, which type of t-test is required? (a) Studying the effects of a memory drug on Alzheimer’s patients, testing a group of patients before and after administration of the drug. (b) Studying whether men and women rate the persuasiveness of an ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 9:11am

Psychology
I have to write a example of Power assertion, Love withdrawal and Induction. And then I have to connect them all together. Thanks.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:56am

Psychology
The motives studied by Henry Murray and his colleagues are called higher order motives because: Answer a. They reflect motivations for a higher level of functioning. b. They are at a higher level of consciousness than other motives. c. They do not reflect specific ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:24pm

Psychology
The motives studied by Henry Murray and his colleagues are called higher order motives because: Answer a. They reflect motivations for a higher level of functioning. b. They are at a higher level of consciousness than other motives. c. They do not reflect specific ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:53pm

Psychology
When unconscious defenses block access to certain material during free association, what is said to occur? a. Repression. b. Resistance. c. Suppression. d. Blocking. e. Blunting.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:41pm

Psychology
In the Rorschach test, the interviewee is asked to: Answer a. Create an inkblot. b. Report everything that an inkblot could resemble or look like. c. Create a spontaneous story based on an inkblot. d. Describe his or her emotional reactions to an inkblot. e. Interpret an ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:29pm

Psychology
According to the psychodynamic approach, the main goal of personality assessment is to: my answer is A a. Understand how situations influence the individual's behavior. b. Illuminate unconscious motives and psychic conflicts. c. Help determine the individual's stable ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:19pm

sociology
1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity involves violence ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 8:52pm

Statistics in Psychology
19. You measure how much people are initially attracted to a person of the opposite sex and how anxious they become during their first date. For the following ratio data, answer the questions below. Participant Attraction X Anxiety Y 1 2 8 2 6 14 3 1 5 4 3 8 5 6 10 6 9 15 7 6 ...
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10:52pm

Statistics in Psychology
A researcher finds that the correlation between variable A and variable B is r= 5 1.20. She also finds that the correlation between variable C and variable B is r= 5 2.40. Which relationship is scientifically more useful and by how much?
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 1:18pm

Statistics in Psychology
What research steps must you go through to use the relationship between a person’s intelligence and grade average in high school so that, if you know a person’s IQ, you can more accurately predict the person’s grade average?
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 1:17pm

Statistics in Psychology
Please help. Thank you in advance for your time. In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 (x¯= 85, Sx= 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 (x¯= 50, Sx = 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:20pm

Statistics in Psychology
Please help with this question, THANK YOU in advance. A line should be over the top of both X’s. In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 (X = 85, Sx = 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 (X=50, Sx = 4). Should Foofy be bragging about ...
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11:48am

Statistics in Psychology
Please help me with both of these questions. THANK YOU in advance for your for you help. 13. For the data, 9 5 10 7 9 10 11 8 12 7 6 9 (a) Compute the z-score for the raw score of 10. (b) Compute the z-score for the raw score of 6. 14. For the data in question 13, find find ...
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11:25am

Statistics in Psychology
QUESTION 25: In a study you obtain the following data representing the aggressive tendencies of some football players:40 30 39 40 41 39 31 28 33(a) Researchers have found that  is 30 in the population of nonfootball players, 1X 5 5. 2 Using both tails of the sampling ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 4:43pm

Psychology (statistics)
Assume that the data in question 25 reflect a highly skewed interval variable. (a) What statistics would you compute to summarize these conditions? (b) We compute them to be 14, 12, and 8.5, respectively. What conclusion about the study should you draw? (c) What conclusion ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:41am

Psychology (statistics)
In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 1X 5 85, SX 5 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 1X 5 50, SX 5 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:40am

Psychology
For an IQ test, we know the population _ 5 100 and the _X 5 16. We are interested in creating the sampling distribution when N 5 64. (a) What does that sampling distribution of means show? (b) What is the shape of the distribution of IQ means and the mean of the distribution...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:37am

Statistics
WEB CALCULATOR EXERCISE Descriptive Statistics 1 The table below presents data for a sample of people who completed a religious survey. Age Gender Denomination Church Attendance 56 1 7 4 46 2 6 5 49 2 6 5 49 1 1 5 27 2 9 5 51 1 4 2 47 2 2 3 67 1 5 4 49 2 2 6 33 1 12 6 55 2 9 5...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:56pm

social psychology
Assume that an individual engages in behaviors that are in conflict with their stated religious beliefs, and they experience dissonance. What impact might this have on their beliefs? What might allow people to productively resolve that dissonance?
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:37pm

psychology
need help on a one page paper about resiliencey in a child you know. need to describe their personal characteristics, did they have a warm relationship with at least one parent and what about social support
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:28pm

Psychology
Within each gene, elements of DNA are arranged in a particular order, forming a code that influences the synthesis of particular proteins. This code affects every aspect of the body, from its structure to the chemicals that keep it running. The above process describes:
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1:13pm

psychology
where does spanking fall between punishment and discipline
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 2:08pm

psychology
20 You are trying to boot your computer but your computer keeps displaying a message after the POST that says “'invalid specification”. What does the error mean?” a. an attempt to overclock the primary drive has failed...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:33pm

Psychology
According to the APA, the ethics of informed consent requires that research participants must: A. know nothing about the research study B. enter the study with minimal knowledge of the risks C. be free to terminate their participation in a study D. have full, detailed ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:37pm

intro to psychology
The weather person on the evening news reports that the average daily 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:
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 3:34pm

Psychology
How has the definition of social facilitation evolved
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 6:46pm

Psychology
What treatments are done in Canada to help people with Delusional Disorder?
Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 4:21pm

Psychology
How do I write a conclusion and recommendation for a psychological report? This report is about analyze Canada's relationship with Great Britain, USA and itself in the 1920s.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:12pm

linear optimization
During a summer session a student enrolls in two courses, psychology for four hours and engineering for three hours. The student wants to use the available time to amass the largest number of grade points (numerical grade multiplied by the number of hours). Students who have ...
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 10:45am

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