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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

Psychology
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

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 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

psychology
: 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

Psychology
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

psychology
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

Psychology
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 don’t retain the information and recall the information.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 9:30pm

Psychology
How can false consensus be applied to elections?
Monday, January 2, 2012 at 8:42pm

Psychology
How does hindsight bias relate to a presidential election?
Monday, January 2, 2012 at 8:34pm

psychology
when physical energy has resulted in aresponse in a sense organ, it is clear that
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 1:13pm

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

psychology
neutransmitters released by the vesicles in the terminal buttons complete communication between neurons by their action in the
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 11:13am

Psychology
How are glial cells connected to nanotechnology?
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 4:41pm

Psychology
How are glial cells connected to stem cells?
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 4:40pm

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

Psychology
How does glial cells affect parkinson's disease? How does glial cells affect neurotransmitters ?
Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 1:35pm

Psychology
human areboth creature and creators of their personal and social world. what does that mean.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 9:56pm

Psychology
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

Developmental Psychology
According to continuity theory, the Big Five personality traits
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:48pm

psychology
What are the effects of type of processing and channel of presentation on recall of words? HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 9:40am

Psychology
A person who believes that chance and luck are major factors in our lives is probably:
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 10:00pm

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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 it’s 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

Psychology
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

Psychology
How does lying about financial statistics relate to sociology?
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 8:43pm

PSYCHOLOGY! HELP!
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

psychology
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

Math
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

PennFoster
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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

psychology
the effects of channel of presentation( visual and auditory)and type of processing(shadowing and non-shadowing)on recall of meaningful words
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:37am

psychology
the effects of mood and gender on proxemics
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:33am

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

psychology test help ASAP
list 7 things that are needed to be considered emotionally intelligent??
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 9:43pm

Psychology
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

Psychology
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

Psychology
Can someone please tell me if I have chosen the correct answer? I said the answer is B Regarding schizophrenia, which of the following statements is FALSE? a. Schizophrenia involves a "split personality," in which a person has two distinct personalities, one normal ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 5:56pm

Psychology Please Help!
Nicki's mood swings are controlling her life. First, she is euphoric, creative, and needs little sleep. She then sinks into despondency. Her physician may prescribe: a. lithium to reduce the mania without worsening the depression. b. Prozac to elevate her moods. c. Lexapro...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 4:55pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Electroconvulsive therapy may produce immediate relief from depression, but: a. may result in schizophrenia. b. can also change the hemisphericity of the brain. c. is not a long-term improvement. d. should not be used more than once. I think it is c.
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 4:37pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
"The origin of the abnormal behavior is not my concern. We will attack the behavior as it stands and work together to change it, thereby reducing the anxiety you are experiencing." This statement would be typical of the: a. medical perspective. b. psychoanalytic ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 3:48pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Jeannie was a delightful little girl who made a remarkable change during adolescence. Her parents expected the usual teenage rebellion, but Jeannie had become dark and morose. Her skin had a deathly pallor, and she became very thin. They feared that she would attempt suicide. ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 3:41pm

English Research Essay Check
Hira Mubeen Professor Peggy Vera English 1301 5 December 2011 Keep Your Mind on the Road There are lucky days when a driver gets way with writing a text on a U-turn, or hearing a birthday carol from a loved one on their way to work. But not all drivers are fortunate. Ever ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 6:36am

psychology
the fundamental idea behind natural selection is that, within a particular environment, a genetically influenced trait tends to be more successful and thus able to survive and be passed on. Environmental psychologists examine the ________ that led to survival, and which then ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:46pm

psychology
the fundamental idea behind natural selection is that, within a particular environment, a genetically influenced trait tends to be more successful and thus able to survive and be passed on. Environmental psychologists examine the ________ that led to survival, and which then ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 11:02am

Psychology Please Help!
Dr. Kyle shared the newspaper clipping with his class. "This is an unusual case, but I believe the punishment phase of the trial would have been different in another state. The crime was committed, but the defendant is not in touch with reality most of the time." Dr...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:32am

psychology
the fundamental idea behind natural selection is that, within a particular environment, a genetically influenced trait tends to be more successful and thus able to survive and be passed on. Environmental psychologists examine the ________ that led to survival, and which then ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 2:08am

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
"It all happened for the best," "I would never have left that dreadful job if they had not laid me off," and "Yes, I miss mom's home cooking, but I am going to school and building my future." These are examples of: a. avoidant coping. b. ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:54am

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Todd said to his wife, "Honey, you know how we have always wanted to be in business for ourselves? Well, today I did it! I have rented a 3,000 square foot business, hired six employees, ordered office furniture; we are in business." During the first three weeks, Todd...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:34am

Psychology Please Help!
Important positive events such as a birthday party for a child, graduating from high school, getting married, or anticipating a first grandchild: a. are reinvigorating, but not stressful. b. help relax the body and balance against life's stressors. c. can produce stress ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:23am

psychology
Critical thinking requires you to: A) Accept the simple answer and not make it complicated. B)tolerate uncertainty, even if you fell pressure to come up with an answer. C)decide it is either this or that and dont get hung up on dreaming. D) trust the accuracy of your instincts...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:04am

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Research on interpersonal attraction has shown that people will be more attracted to each other if: a. they have totally opposite beliefs and personalities. b. their backgrounds, interests, and values are very similar. c. one of them is physically attractive and the other is ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 11:59pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
According to the mere exposure effect, we are most likely to feel attracted to people when: a. they are very similar to us. b. they are very different from us. c. we have never met them before. d. we have met them on previous occasions. I think it is a.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 11:03pm

Psychology Please Help!
The salesperson in medication ads dresses to look like a doctor because: a. she has tested the product directly. b. the product was developed by physicians. c. FCC regulations demand this. d. the salesperson's credibility is enhanced. I think it is b but I also thought a ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 9:47pm

Psychology Please Help!
In psychology, the study of personality focuses on: a. change. b. stability. c. external factors. d. learned factors. I think it is b. I know personality is the pattern of enduring characteristics that produce consistency and individuality in a given person.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 5:20pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Psychologist Claude Steele is widely noted for his research on stereotype threat, which refers to a: a. fear of groups for which we hold negative stereotypes. b. fear that members' behavior will confirm stereotypes about their group. c. belief that threatening groups are ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 4:43pm

Psychology Please Help!
Shelby is a very outgoing person who likes being around other people and socializing with them. According to the Big Five trait theory of personality, Shelby would be considered: a. showing signs of her masculine archetypes in her collective unconscious. b. high on the stable ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 4:26pm

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!
Trish is overweight. When you meet her for the first time, you feel contemptuous. This is an example of: a. stereotyping. b. ethnocentrism. c. discrimination. d. prejudice. I think it is d but I also thought c might be right.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 10:43am

PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!
Mr. Buss is a business executive. He has been dedicated to the company for ten years and worked his way up the corporate ladder to the position of third vice president. He is the first to arrive and the last to leave each day. He has no patience with those who might waste his ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 11:31am

statistics
5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:12am

Psychology Please Help!
Mr. Buss is a business executive. He has been dedicated to the company for ten years and worked his way up the corporate ladder to the position of third vice president. He is the first to arrive and the last to leave each day. He has no patience with those who might waste his ...
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 12:07am

Psychology Please Help!
"Hey, girl, you are looking good today!" This is an example of a/an: a. uplift. b. change of pace. c. natural stressor. d. personal stressor. From my understanding I do know for sure it is not b or c. I think it is d.
Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 11:46pm

psychology
In psychology, the study of personality focuses on: change. stability. external factors. learned factors
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 9:47pm

Psychology Please Help!
Dolly is a cute little second-grade girl with blonde curls and big brown eyes. She is very bright but not successful in school. She withdraws from her peers and is considered shy. If approached physically, she backs away and will not tolerate a hug from her teacher. Lately, ...
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 2:45am

Psychology Please Help!!
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...
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 2:14am

psychology
In Psychology, it is a well-known fact that one can change oneself through positive self-affirmation & visualisation .It is believed that the self-affirmations to the subconscious mind is best done in an “already achieved mode”. For example, a student who is weak in ...
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 10:39am

Psychology Please Help!!!!
Billy Sue hated dresses, but loved dogs, horses, turtles, lizards, and frogs. Her grandmother, who knew how little girls should look, dragged her to the children's store and forced her into a lacy pink dress. Although Billy Sue scowled at her image in the mirror, ...
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:42am

Psychology Please Help!!!!
According to James-Lange Theory, crying over spilled milk will result in: a. sorrow because you are crying. b. sorrow because the milk has been spilled. c. problem solving which will control the emotions. d. several indiscriminant emotions. From my understanding I think it is ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 11:59pm

Psychology Please Help!!!!
Some children require a "carrot on a stick" to get them to clean their room, behave well in public places, or make good grades. This suggests that: a. the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. b. the drive-reduction approach grades the child to ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:17pm

Social psychology
How does the concept of deindividuation fit in with this incident at Glenbrook?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 5:21pm

Psychology Please Help!!!!
As Marcia took her place in the classroom on her first day of class, a familiar feeling surged inside of her. She found herself "scoping out the competition," considering topics for the "best in class" paper, and listening for an opportunity to add to class...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 12:33am

Psychology Please Help!!!!
The energy that directs behavior into productive areas originates in: a. instinct. b. emotion. c. drive reduction. d. leptin. From reading the text I know it is either a or c and not b or d. I think it is c but I am not too sure.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 12:15am

Psychology
Is this the correct answer I said C is the correct answer Jasmine is a college student, who is self-conscious and anxious in social situations and who tends to be a bit too trusting and tender-hearted when it comes to loaning money and clothing to her roommates. She constantly...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 12:56am

Psychology
Is my answer correct I said the correct answer is D Regarding cultural differences in self-esteem, which of the following statements is/are TRUE? a. People from Eastern cultures are more likely to engage in self-criticism. b. The self-esteem for people from Eastern cultures is...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 12:52am

psychology
In psychology, the study of personality focuses on: (P
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 10:18pm

psychology
Im doing a powerpoint on the pursuing happiness need so help on how to go about working on it
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 8:59pm

psychology
In Psychology, it is a well known fact that one can change oneself through positive self-affirmation & visualisation .It is believed that the self-affirmations to the subconscious mind is best done in an “already achieved mode”. For example, a student who is weak in ...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5:08am

psychology
In Psychology, it is a well known fact that one can change oneself through positive self-affirmation & visualisation .It is believed that the self-affirmations to the subconscious mind is best done in an “already achieved mode”. For example, a student who is weak in ...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 4:20am

Psychology
Can someone please tell me whether or not these answers are correct. Thanks! 1. Regarding the memory processes, incoming information is first _______, then stored, and finally the memories must be _______, or taken out of storage to be useful. a. retrieved; encoded b. encoded...
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 12:25am

psychology
I need help with this! A recent controversy in the media surrounded the complaints of serious physical symptoms in veterans returning from the 1991 Gulf War. Allegations that the physical symptoms were due to exposure to chemical or biological agents could not be fully ...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 10:11pm

psychology
Can someone please help me with this psychology question asap? Describe how you might design a community health campaign. In your description, consider both risky behaviors and health promoting behaviors. I really need help with this. Thanks!
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 10:01pm

psychology
Describe how you might design a community health campaign. In your description, consider both risky behaviors and health promoting behaviors. I really need help with this. Thanks!
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 9:13pm

Psychology Please Help!!!!
As Marcia took her place in the classroom on her first day of class, a familiar feeling surged inside of her. She found herself "scoping out the competition," considering topics for the "best in class" paper, and listening for an opportunity to add to class...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 4:50pm

Psychology
Sarah has noticed at work that office meetings held in the late morning go more quickly than those scheduled after lunch. She tells her boss she'll bet that, if he holds his meetings at 11a.m., the group will spend more time on the agenda and less discussing unrealated ...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 4:02pm

Psychology Please Help!!
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows: a. a college education reduces the gap between the IQ scores of white and black races. b. nutrition reduces the gap. c. scores for black test takers improve as they mature. d...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 12:06am

Psychology Please Help!!
Nisa has grown up in a small village in the foothills. There was no electricity and water had to be hand pumped. They seldom saw people from the "outside." When she entered school the bus had to pick her up at 6:30 a.m. in order for her to arrive at school by 8:30 a....
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 11:52pm

Psychology Please Help!
The testing company has hired qualified people in the field to administer the new test bank to subjects of different ages and ethnic backgrounds. They need a sizable number of scores from inner city, urban, and country/small town subjects. Their goal is to gather sufficient ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 10:38pm

Psychology Please Help!!
The entire class was in an uproar. The teaching assistant had proctored the exam while the professor was attending a conference, and the test seemed unrelated to the chapters that they had studied. The students’ complaints are based on the test’s lack of: a. ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 10:09pm

psychology
"He is never going to change. He is set in his ways," the client complained. "let's think about it. Does this hurt you or him.?" The therapist is applying: a. behavioural therapy b. a cognitive treatment approach c. psychodynamic therapy d. contingency ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:32pm

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