Recent Homework Questions About Psychology
The majority of psychologists are electric, which means they draw information from different schools of thought rather than limiting themselves to information gained from only one perspective. However, most psychologists agree that it's important to: a. gather empirical ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:00pm
1. The majority of psychologists are electric, which means they draw information from different schools of thought rather than limiting themselves to information gained from only one perspective. However, most psychologists agree that it's important to: a. gather empirical...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:25am
1. Activation-synthesis dream theory purports that dreams result from the brain's effort to make sense of: a. the days activities and experiences b. problems the person has not yet resolved c. our external world d. spontaneously firing neurons during REM sleep I chose D 2...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:09am
Hello all I need some help with couple questions as a refresher. 1. which of the following statements about the gate-control theory is TRUE? a. Pain impulses create a gate leading to the brain. b. the brain is capable of generating pain on its own. c. the gate closes when pain...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7:27am
1. To sustain a learned response in someone, it is best for you to reinforce it: a. continuously b. intermittently c. intermittenly at first, then continuously d. at the first sign of spontaneous recovery. I chose B. 2. In his famous obedience study, Stanley Milgram set out to...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:21am
Hi i need help with 2 practice questions 1. Just as _____ can strengthen social identity, ______ can reduce conflict between "us" and "them" a. competition; anonymity b. interdependence; cooperation c. individualism; interdependence d. competition; ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:26am
Modeling others' behaviors has been shown to be significant factors in learning. Research on modeling (and aggression, explicitly) demonstrates that aggression correlates with: a. violence in the media b. male testosterone levels c. social class d. intelligence and ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:15pm
According to sociobiologists, it is adaptive for male courtship behavior to: a. desire stability b. idealize security c. be choosy d. be promiscuous My answer is A.
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:11pm
The emotional risk factor that poses a significant danger to one's physical health is proneness to: a. Antagonistic anger b. depression c. loneliness and worry d. anxiety and helplessness I chose B.
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:07pm
Explain how even though images appear on the retina in two-dimensional space, we are able to perceive objects in three-dimensions ====== can someone answer this please? or give me an idea of this question? thanks
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:07pm
Discuss the extent to which the brain has the capacity for repair. Include concepts such as plasticity, collateral sprouting, substitution of function, and neurogenesis.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9:06pm
Conditional positive regard can be damaging because _______________. Answer A. the negative responses of others can lower self-esteem B. there are limitations placed on the creative personality C. anxiety is produced by the discrepancy between real self and the expectations ...
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 10:42am
As a consumer of mental health services, which type of therapy would you prefer if you did not like to talk about your problems? If you were suffering from a phobia? If you had recurring nightmares since childhood? If you wanted to improve your marriage?
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 12:31am
A study was conducted to identify the predictors for symptomatic distress in EMS workers. Five predictor variables were used in a regression model and fitted to a data collected on n = 147 EMS workers and yielded F* = 34.47. In testing the usefulness of this model, the null ...
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 6:51pm
For a particular sample of 80 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 65 Third quartile = 98 Standard deviation = 8 Range = 56 Mean = 83 Median = 81 Mode = 59 Midrange = 64 Answer each of the following: I. What score was earned by ...
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 10:24pm
Survey results may be inaccurate due to: a. participants who do not tell the truth b. the bias of respondents c. the use of a representative sample d. failure of most statistical procedures in analyzing the results of surveys I believe the answer is A, not sure
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 3:12pm
A theory can be defined as: a. an attempt to test behavior and thought process b. an accurate description of problem-solving behavior c. the basis for relationships among facts and principles d. the application of the scientific method through statistics I believe the answer ...
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 2:32pm
Using the format of an experimental write-up*, describe (and illustrate) 2 of the following 3 important Behavioral/Learning experiments: 1) Seligmans Learned Helplessness experiment 2) Skinners Latent Learning experiment 3) Banduras ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 2:24pm
Jiskha Support Team, I am supposed to do a written assignment however I am having a problem with understanding instruction number #1 and #3 #1 through #4 is part of the requirement for my written paper #1). Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis. X #2...
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 4:30pm
According to behavioral treatment approaches, abnormal behavior is learned through: (Points: 5) thoughts based on the perception of events. vicarious experiences. rewards and punishments. conflict experiences in early childhood.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:04am
Stress has the ability to cause the immune system to: (Points: 5) be under stimulated. attack rather than support the body. repair itself. increase its resources.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:01am
I was assigned a topic nature vs nurture: are children born gay or evolved into,,,,i would appreciate if anyone knows of any book sources that can help me and any secondary source because i dont know where to start thank you in advance
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:11am
View the results for a hypothetical psychology test psychology test. Then, create a report with the following: The mean score for each question. The mean score for the entire test. A graph that represents the scores for each question.
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 3:52pm
A distribution has a standard deviation of _ _ 12. Find the z-score for each of the following locations in the distribution. a. Above the mean by 3 points. b. Above the mean by 12 points. c. Below the mean by 24 points. d. Below the mean by 18 points.
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 7:48pm
psychology please help asap
Why might the study of identical (monozygotic) twins be valuable in constructing a model of abnormal behavior? How would dizygotic twins be different?
Monday, January 16, 2012 at 8:46pm
Describe a hypothesis related to the area of psychology in which you are predicting an interaction. Describe the specific nature of the interaction and why you think an interaction would occur. Justify your answers with appropriate research and reasoning.
Monday, January 16, 2012 at 12:41pm
Psychology - Behavior Modification
Can someone help me come up with another treatment goal for inability to sleep. This is what I had and the instructor said that I had to change it because we really cannot include a biological function in the treatment plan since a doctor has to do this and that we do not ...
Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 7:49pm
15. Based on the information given for each of the following studies, decide whether to reject the null hypothesis. For each, give (a) the Z-score cutoff (or cutoffs) on the comparison distribution at which the null hypothesis should be rejected, (b) the Z score on the ...
Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 12:16pm
For each of the following questions, choose either authority, rational method or empirical method as the best way to answer the question, and explain how you would do it. Then consider whether any alternative methods might be used. is your course instructor male or female what...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 11:46pm
This is part of a paper I am writing.....I need to write about this, however I am confused by the 2nd part of the question. What do you think they are looking for when they state how are we influenced by emotion, framing and narratives? What attributes are inherent in ...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 3:47pm
albert ellis depicts the relationship between irrationa belief and negative emotions through use of a. a contigency contract b. dialectical theory c. the A-B-Cmodel d. observational learning i think the right answer is a but i'm not sure thanks
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:41pm
Intro to psychology / science
One part of the brain, if stimulated during adolescence, will form two distinct regions. This area of the brain is referred to as: A.) the occipital lobes B.) the pituitary glands C.) Broca's area D.) the parietal lobe I think the answer is B. am i right?
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 10:02am
Intro to psychology / science
Learning and memory researchers have discovered that : A.) physical exercise promotes new cell growth, while mental ecercise only maintains exsisitng cells. B.)stem cells can divide and mature throughout adulthood. C.) age is the biggest limiting factor in the creation of new ...
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 10:00am
into to psychology / science
_________play(s) the most important role in making sure neurons can function effectivly. A.) The cell body B.) Dendrites C.) Synapes D.) Gila Cells I think the answer is A. Am I right?
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:57am
Intro to psychology
The brain can be studied by using: A.) electrical, biochemical, and meagnetic means B.) Radio reguencies,computers and neurotransmission C.)neurotransmitting, electrical,and biochemical means D.) biochemical,neurotransmitting, and magnetic means I think the answer is C but unsure
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:56am
why is it wrong for a researcher to assign the first subjects to show up for an experiment group and the second group of subjects to arrive to the control group?
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 9:57pm
a researcher is studying people of normal weight and obese individuals. She wants to know how the time of day affects hunger feelings in the two groups. When, during the experiment, the researcher looks at her watch, she has introduced a/an __________ into the research study. ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 2:27pm
: In order to be useful,a test must be reliable. I nother 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 ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 2:26pm
People in the grocery store are asked to do a taste test of a new soft drink product. Two paper cups are given to each person who volunteers. Fifty percent of the participants are given two different soft drinks. The other half receive the same product,but are told the drinks ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 2:24pm
I agree that physiological process motivates emotion which produces a different responses for different individuals. I remember that fight or flight is embedded in all of us. If a man finds himself in a dark alley with two other men, then I think that they are more likely to ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 10:20am
What does this statement mean? And do you agree with the statement. Memory is a very important part of learning. Learning cannot take place if you dont retain the information and recall the information.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 9:30pm
Intro to Psychology 1
A behaviorist is asked to evaluate five students in the second grade who exhibt impluse control problems.The behaviorist decides it is best initially to study them in the classroom without interferring with the behavior.This behaviorist is conducting _____ research. A.) survey...
Friday, December 23, 2011 at 1:30pm
9th Grade Classes
I was reading my school district program of studies and I found this section in for high school coures. - English 9H - Integrated Algebra A - Earth Science - Global History and Geography I or H - French Beg. 1 - Orchestra (a days)/ Health (b days) - Studio Art I - African ...
Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 5:36pm
The Institutional Review Board is a university or college committee that a. evaluates proposals and awards grant $ to researchers b. evaluates the methodological soundness of research proposals c. evaluates the ethical soundness of research d. all of the above I think C is the...
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 6:11pm
Is this the correct answer! When making the "fundamental attributional error," we tend to overestimate the importance of ____ in judging the behavior of others. I choose A a. internal causes b. situational factors c. external causes d. motivation
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 8:38pm
Please help! Is this the correct answer. I choose B The person who agrees to a small request initially is more likely later to comply with a larger demand. This describes the a. door-in-the-face-effect. b. foot-in-the-door effect. c. lowball technique. d. highball technique.
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 7:09pm
Can you please help me with this question? I choose A The person who agrees to a small request initially is more likely later to comply with a larger demand. This describes the a. door-in-the-face-effect. b. foot-in-the-door effect. c. lowball technique. d. highball technique.
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:51pm
Help is needed! Please help! I said the answer is C Social influence ranges in intensity from the gentlest form _______, which involves changing one's behavior just because other people are nearby, to the strongest form _______, which involves changing one's behavior ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:40pm
Help Please! Need to know if I'm the right track. If this the correct answer. I said the answer is C After Mrs. Keech's doomsday predictions failed, her followers suddenly became interested in convincing others they were right. This strong need to maintain consistency ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:33pm
I need to know if this the correct answer The success or failure of attempted persuasion can usually be understood by considering the characteristics of the I said the answer is A a. communicator, group, and target behavior. b. communicator, message, and audience. c. messenger...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:24pm
Help is really needed! I need to know if this the correct answer. I choose C Your actions are most likely to agree with one of your attitudes when a. the actions reverse an old habit. b. the attitude is held with conviction. c. you know that others disagree with your position...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:19pm
How does lying about financial statistics relate to psychology? I have this so far: People feel the need to tell the truth, not just because its the right thing to do, but also for more realistic reasons, such as the consequences for their actions. Businesses, however, ...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 9:58pm
How does lying about financial statistics relate to anthropology? Would these facts make sense? This may be part of the larger picture of the growing disparity between the rich and poor in our society. Not only does that fact have to be covered over, those who are richer have...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 9:09pm
For each sentence in the paragraph, discuss the social influence factors that were most likely in operation. Alvin Reid, a well-dressed and business-like man, steps into the classroom while Ms. Ramkissoon is about to start her lecture. ---- authority He politely ...
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:46pm
The task is to redesign Milgram's experiment so no one is hurt, physically or emotionally. However, from my understanding, the experiment is designed to test how far subjects will obey an authority figure even if it means inflicting pain on another. To inform the subject, ...
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12:53am
To get an A in psychology, a student must score an average of 90 on four tests. Scores on the first three tests were 96,92,88. What is the lowest score the student can make on the last test and still get an A?
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 7:36pm
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Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 2:12pm
Psychology Please Help!
According to behavioral treatment approaches, abnormal behavior is learned through: a. thoughts based on the perception of events. b. vicarious experiences. c. rewards and punishments. d. conflict experiences in early childhood. I think it is c but I am not too sure.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 2:53pm
PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
It wasn't a test day, there were no oral reports due, and the class was getting ready to view a video. Regardless of the relaxed nature of the class, Baxter suddenly felt his muscles tighten and his heart rate increase as if he had a sudden fright. It was happening again. ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 2:25pm
Need help please! I need to know if this the correct answer. Please help! Regarding schizophrenia, which of the following statements is FALSE? I picked A a. Schizophrenia involves a "split personality," in which a person has two distinct personalities, one normal and...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 5:11am
Help Please! I need to know if this the correct answer. I said the answer is C Which approach would explain that phobias are acquired through classical conditioning and the hypochondriac's "sickness behavior" is reinforced by sympathy and attention? a. ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 11:16pm
Need to know if this the correct answer that I chose. Is the correct answer B Regarding personality disorders, which of the following statements is FALSE? a. Personality disorders are all maladaptive but vary in severity of impairment. b. Personality disorders typically emerge...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:49pm
Please help! I have read and read and still don't no for sure if this is the correct answer to this question. I picked A, but leaning more toward D Which approach would explain that phobias are acquired through classical conditioning and the hypochondriac's "...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:43pm
Need help asap! Regarding schizophrenia, which of the following statements is FALSE? I think the answer is A a. Schizophrenia involves a "split personality," in which a person has two distinct personalities, one normal and one abnormal. b. One person in 100 has ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:12pm
Is this the correct answer? Please help! If a person believes that his or her mind is being controlled by outside forces or that he or she is getting special coded messages from the television, this person is experiencing which type of psychotic symptom? I choose D a. insanity...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:08pm
Someone please help! I'm having a hard time with this question. Please help! If a person believes that his or her mind is being controlled by outside forces or that he or she is getting special coded messages from the television, this person is experiencing which type of ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 9:22pm
Help is needed! I need to know whether or not this is the correct answer I have been reading and researching for some hours and still don't no whether or not this is the correct answer. Which of the following is NOT identified in the text as a risk factor for psychological...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 9:08pm