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psychology
Teenage mothers who are accustomed to existing on hamburgers, French fries, and cokes need to consider the nutritional needs of the child. Research has shown that a poor diet can: a. restrict the development of eye and hair color. b. produce prenatal hearing loss. c. have ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 2:36pm

statistics
Let x be a random variable that represents the length of time it takes a student to complete a take-home exam in Dr. Larson’s psychology class. After interviewing many students, it was found that x has an approximately normal distribution with mean µ = 5.2 hours and...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:37pm

psychology
Describe bi-polar disorder in two ways: clinically (objectively) and emotionally (subjectively).
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:48am

Psychology Please Help!!
Both Albert's mother and father had dropped out of high school. His brother left school in the eighth grade. Based on the performance of his family members, Albert does not expect that he will complete high school. He had developed a(n): a. availability heuristic. b. ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:17pm

Psychology Please Help!!!!
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:27pm

Introduction to Psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:59pm

psychology
Sexual arousal in human beings is different from that of animals. It is clear that human sexual arousal can occur
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 11:32pm

psychology
. Expectation plays an important role in:
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 11:06pm

Introduction to Psychology
Both Albert's mother and father had dropped out of high school. His brother left school in the eighth grade. Based on the performance of his family members, Albert does not expect that he will complete high school. He had developed a(n): a. availability heuristic. b. ...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 9:04pm

Introduction to Psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 8:55pm

Introduction to Psychology
Based on the theory of multiple intelligences by Gardner, most people exhibit: a. intelligences that function in isolation. b. a single intelligence. c. one dominate intelligence. d. all eight intelligences in different degrees. I think it is b or d.
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:33pm

psychology
# 1.31 (1 pts.) Debbie is a little girl who has been diagnosed as having autistic disorder. Each time she engages in self-injurious behavior, like head-banging, her mother immediately runs over and attempts to stop her by holding her close. According to behavioral theorists, ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:55pm

psychology
# 1.21 (1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation? A) mild B) moderate C) severe D) profound # 1.22 (1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:44pm

Psychology
Hi Jiskha Instructors, I am having a real difficult time finding answers to my five questions. Is there someone who can help point me in the right direction to credible or reputable website sources? Or answer these five questions. I need a credible website! 1) Describe bi-...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 3:32pm

psychology
# 1.11 (1 pts.) While Pete was out playing touch football with his friends, he tripped, fell, and bumped his head on the ground. Immediately afterward, he was very disoriented and kept asking his friends what time it was. Pete may have experienced A) delirium. B) dementia. C) ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 2:25pm

psychology
A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to either support or ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 12:59pm

psychology
A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to either support or ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 12:09pm

psychology
1.5 (1 pts.) Sally, a client with Alzheimer's disease, is being taught a variety of ways to adapt to her memory loss. Her daily living activities are arranged around various cues intended to prompt certain activities. For example, to help her remember to brush, her ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 4:31pm

psychology
# 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition D) ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:37am

Psychology
I found an article on 9/11 and its psychological impact prior to today. I think that it's related to counseling, health, and/or social psychology after reading it.
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 1:32pm

SBS assignment
Hi, I have an assignment due next week and I found an article on 9/11 and its psychological impact. If any of the tutors can Google, "9/11 had psychological impact Beaver County Times", that would be great. I need to define the types of psychology that the article ...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 12:44pm

psychology
A massage therapist stimulates the body, which in turn stimulates the: a. parietal lobe b. temporal lobe c. pituitary gland d. prefrontal cortex
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 11:54am

Psychology
If psychological needs have presumptive brain or physiological correlates, are they still psychological needs?
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 9:00pm

Introduction to Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 8:34pm

English
I perfectly agree with you on sentence 2. I'm just wondering why the subject has been repeated twice. I added a few more sentences I'm not sure of. 1) The metaphor of the world as a stage was common in Renaissance culture, but in Shakespeare’s great works it...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 5:06pm

English
I urgently need you to revise these sentences. In particular, I don't think sentence 2 is grammatically correct. Thank you. 1) In "Macbeth", as in many of his comedies and tragedies, Shakespeare offers a profound reflection on a theme which is both modern and ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 4:13pm

Introduction to Psychology
Monique cannot seem to sit still, talks rapidly, and never seems to get tired at the end of the day. Her friends suspect that she is taking: a. cocaine. b. Rohypnol. c. LSD. d. speed. I think it is either c or d and I do know that it is not b.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11:13am

Introduction to Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11:05am

Introduction to Psychology
Kara 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. Kara is having difficulty with: a. sensation. b. perception. c. ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 10:57pm

Introduction to Psychology
Sound that impinges on the inner ear and the auditory nerve arrives as a fairly meaningless stimulus. At this point, it should be viewed as: a. perception. b. sensation. c. an auditory stimulus item. d. free of environmental noise. I think it is either a, b, or c and I do know...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 10:52pm

Psychology
Kara 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. Kara is having difficulty with: a. sensation. b. perception. c. ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2:27pm

Psychology
Sound that impinges on the inner ear and the auditory nerve arrives as a fairly meaningless stimulus. At this point, it should be viewed as: a. perception. b. sensation. c. an auditory stimulus item. d. free of environmental noise. I think it is either a or b. I know that ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2:11pm

Psychology
In a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 1:33pm

Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 1:25pm

Psychology
Avis put off writing her term paper until three days before it was due. "It's not that big of a deal. I can whip it out in a couple of hours," she thought. As it turned out, this was not the case. She averaged two-hours-a-night sleep as she struggled to write the...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 12:15pm

Psychology
Optimum physical health usually occurs: a. between the ages of 15 and 21. b. between the ages of 18 and 25. c. between the ages of 25 and 40. d. between the ages of 40 and 55. I think it is either c or d.
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 4:26am

Psychology
Danette knows she is not at all like her parents. She could never be like them. She is her own unique person. Her style of dress, mannerisms, and language emphasize her uniqueness. According to Erikson, Danette is attempting to establish: a. permanence. b. generativity. c. ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:24am

Psychology
Dr. Lange is a developmental psychologist. He specializes in cognitive development during the period of infancy. Like most psychologists who focus on specific periods of development, his studies: a. emphasize the chemical changes in the synaptic gap. b. study the credibility ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 10:35pm

Psychology
Dr. Gillian explained that research has identified over 25,000 genes that are responsible for the genetic information that progresses from generation to generation. These genes are: a. telomeres which cap the chromosome. b. located in a specific order along the axon of the ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 4:29pm

Psychology
According to the all-or-none law: a. all axons in an area will fight at a given signal. b. an axon moves from its resting state with various degrees of stimulation. c. only sufficient electrical activity will cause the axon to fire. d. there is a gradual buildup of electrical ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:28pm

psychology
what are the roles and connections between kissing, touching, and foreplay?
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:01pm

abnormal psychology
alcohol is link to what theoretical approach
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 8:50am

Psychology
The morning was frigid and the roads covered with ice. As Paula drove to work, she was cautious, especially in less-traveled areas. When she entered the main highway, the situation was worse than she expected. As she passed a truck that had slid off the road, another vehicle ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 1:12am

Psychology
The neurobiologist explained to the students, "The neural system is very much like the wires connecting your TV and stereo to the electrical outlet. If the wires were not covered with insulation, the signal would short circuit." The neurobiologist was describing the ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 1:42am

Introductin to Psychology
Alyssa's family had moved in the middle of her junior year in high school. At her old school she was a varsity cheer leader, vice president of the student council, and would ave been presented as the school "sweetheart" at homecoming had her family not moved. Now...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 7:12pm

Introduction to Psychology
Ms. Sue, I meant to say hypothesis for the question that starts with Joaquin has been assigned a primary research
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 7:02pm

Introduction to Psychology
New technology is a wonderul servant, but the learning curve is often steep. Men often viewthemselves are more capable of using new technology that women because: (a) women learnnew skills more slowly (b) men generally have a higher estimation of their abilities than women do ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 6:56pm

Introduction to Psychology
After the day of the wreck, Yung avoided the corner of 9th and Mulberry. He knew that there was nothing wrong with thatparticular location, but since the acident he experienced shortness of breath and tightness in his muscles when he drove past the corner. Classical ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 6:50pm

Introduction to Psychology
Joaquin has been assigned a primary research project in his psychology class. He is to observe student behavior during a learning task andattempt to for a(an) ________. In order to do this, he must be able to describe principlesand events, and how they may be related. Would it...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 6:40pm

Article finding
Hi, I was wondering where I can find some articles on cognitive or abnormal psychology for an assignment.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 1:05pm

psychology
how do psycho dynamic, physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, and cortical function effect aggressive behavior? in detailed answers please. i do not need links, i need answers.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:02am

psychology
what are variable that influence memory? i do not need links i need detailed answers. this is not a linking website, its supposed to give answers.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:01am

psychology
how do psycho dynamic, physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, and cortical function effect aggressive behavior? in detailed answers please.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:45am

psychology
what are variable that influence memory
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:41am

psychology
explain the decay theory
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:40am

psychology
explain the gestalt principle
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:39am

psychology
how do psycho dynamic, physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, and cortical function effect aggressive behavior?
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:35am

psychology
I need articles that show how music improves memory? My school's database is not working, so if anyone has links to specific websites (not Google-I know how to do that) it would be appreciated
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 6:21pm

psychology
I need help to Compare and contrast Humanistic and Existential therapies.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:59pm

psychology
Time Remaining: 1. If the concept is truck, the prototype might be: (Points: 5) a Ford pick up. bulldozer. gravel eighteen wheeler. personnel carrier. 2. If the prototype is block or ball, the concept is: (Points: 5) construction. toy. child. play. 3. All major cities have a ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:45pm

psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:40pm

psychology
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows: (Points: 5) a college education reduces the gap between the IQ scores of white and black races. nutrition reduces the gap. scores for black test takers improve as they mature...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:37pm

psychology
In their book The Bell Curve, Murray and Herrnstein supported their claim of intelligence differences between races as attributable to
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:28pm

psychology
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 am in order for her to arrive at school by 8:30 am. ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:24pm

psychology
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 am in order for her to arrive at school by 8:30 am. ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:17pm

psychology
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 ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:14pm

psychology
. One attribute that the Stanford-Binet, WAIS-III, and WISC-IV have in common is that they are all: (Points: 5) timed. written. administered individually. group tests.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:09pm

psychology
The use of the lateral prefrontal cortex during intelligence testing indicates that: (Points: 5) a global "workspace" exists in the brain. there is little neuroflexibility. the prefrontal cortex is the central receiving area for all incoming stimuli. there is no ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:43pm

psychology
. Based on the theory of multiple intelligences by Gardner most people exhibit: (Points: 5) intelligences which function in isolation. a single intelligence. one dominate intelligence. all eight intelligences in different degrees.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:34pm

psychology
"Who was the first vice president of the United States?" The correct answer to this question requires: (Points: 5) crystallized intelligence. intrapersonal intelligence. fluid intelligence. Eastern intelligence.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:28pm

psychology
dr. gibson has created a new energy drink which he hopes will also make a person smarter when testing his new drink what is the independent variable and what is the dependent variable?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:22pm

psychology
How are a cat and a dog alike?" An answer to this question requires: (Points: 5) crystallized intelligence. intrapersonal intelligence. fluid intelligence. Eastern intelligence.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:01pm

psychology
dr. gibson has created a new energy drink which he hopes will also make a person smarter when testing his new drink what is the independent variable and what is the dependent variable?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:52pm

psychology
Both Albert's mother and father had dropped out of high school. His brother left school in the eighth grade. Based on the performance of his family members Albert does not expect that he will complete high school. He has developed a(n)
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:42pm

psy
How do the major schools of psychology impact our daily lives? What are two of the main points of your Week 1 Foundations of Psychology Paper that you can apply to your life? How will you apply these aspects of psychology in your personal and professional life?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 2:17pm

Psychology
could some please help me to compare and contrast these two thrapeutic approaches=humanistic/existential and Cognitive behavior therapy
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 12:33am

Psychology
I need to design an experiment with an independent variable and 2 levels. I would like to experiment with whether people say something when someone removes an object from a bag. So far I have Independent Variable -Removal of Object from bag 1st level-removal of significant vs...
Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 10:15pm

Psychology
hows does sociology relate to a man helping his handicapped wife on a daily basis?
Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 2:33pm

PSYCHOLOGY
He is never going to change. He is set in his ways," the cliet complained. "Let's think about it. Does this hurt you or him?" the therapist is applying: I put the answer as (a) a cognitive treatment approach. Is this correct?
Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 2:07pm

Psychology
Kevin hates his job, his girl friend dropped him, and he had a headache this morning from staying up too late eating hamburgers and drinking beer by himself. He has decided to initiate a new attack today and take control of his life.He will fin a new job, forget the girlfriend...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 4:09pm

Psychology
It may be difficult to sooth a crying baby who needs to befed and changed with cuddling and toys. The strengthof the physical needs in this situation support: Would the answer be B- the incentive approach to motivation
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 3:36pm

abnormal psychology
I need a reputable scholary web site that well explain the theoretical perspectives in maladaptive behavior
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 12:28am

psychology
According to Piaget, egocentrism refers to?
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 7:26pm

university composition and communcation 1
The Electronic Reserve reading for this week, Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions, " states that an effective introduction must "make use of psychology". What do you think the author meant.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 9:09am

Psychology
The research of Solomon Asch revealed that: a.participants in the study conformed to the erroneous group response in one-half of the trails. b.all participants in the study conformed to the erroneous group response in each trail. c.participants in the study conformed to the ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 3:05pm

Psychology
It may be difficult to sooth a crying baby who needs to be fed and changed with Cuddling and toys. The strength of the physical needs in this situation support: a.secondary drive approach theory b.the incentive approach to motivation c.Maslow’s hierarch of needs d.The ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:58pm

Psychology
disadvantage of group intelligence tests include that a. all test taker must wait until all registered individuals arrive b. proctors are often inconsistent and allow some test takers a longer time to respond or to take testing breaks c. some test taker talk to themselves and ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:52pm

Psychology
Teenage mothers who are accustomed to existing on hamburgers, French fries, and cokes need to consider the nutritional needs of the child. Research has shown that a poor diet can: a. restrict the development of eye and hair color. b. produce prenatal hearing loss. c. have ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:03pm

Psychology
What is a good article in a newspaper from Ontario, Canada that can be relatable in pyschology?
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 10:33pm

university of phoenix
How might social psychology be influenced by cultural factors from one society to another?
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 10:00pm

psychology
Message transmission at the end of the axon is dependent upon the functioning of the: a. terminal button. b. myelin sheath. c. dendrite. d. nucleus. is it B The neurobiologist explained to the students, "The neural system is very much like the wires connecting your T.V. ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 4:36pm

psychology
A team of psychology students would like to expose their classmates to an embarrassing experience in order to gather data for their term project. Their instructor has asked them to read the ethical guidelines published by the American Psychological Association. She wants them ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 4:16pm

psychology
A school psychologist is asked to help with a third grade student who is disrupting the class and causing the teacher to consider a change in professions. The psychologist interviews the parents, teachers, students, and student. She examines the reports of previous teachers, ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 4:11pm

psychology
Psychologists using information from old newspapers to study human behavior are engaging in: a. developmental research b. archival research c. naturalistic observation d. survey research is it B im confused 2. Kevin and Cheryl had completed their first day of naturalistic ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 3:30pm

psychology
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 unorganized facts and principles d. the applications of scientific method through statistics i think its A
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 3:02pm

Psychology
1. cognitive psychology can best be described: a. the study of higher mental processes b. the therapeutic applications of critical thinking. c. the area of psychology which attempts to reduce judgmental thinking. d. a subspecialty of psychology based exclusively on observation...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:55pm

Psychology
Hypothesis Testing A researcher asks whether attending a private high school leads to higher or lower performance on a test of social skills when compared to students attending public schools. A sample of 100 students from a private school produces a mean score of 71.30. The ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:21am

psychology
1. psychologists who believe in _____ are most likely to attempt to understand diversity in ethnic background as an influence on behavior: a. individual differences b. free will c. determinism d. universal principles is it "A" 2. Dr. Hall believes that thought ...
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:51pm

Psychology
1. Often called the "father of modern psychology." William Wundt painstakingly examined the small pieces of behavior. He was not interested in personality mental disorders. He did study the cognitive elements of: a. thinking, perception, and consciousness b. hearing...
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:45pm

Psychology
1. Samantha is suffering from fatigue and sometimes cannot make herself get out of bed in the morning. She feels that the world is a sad, unhappy place and would like to be relieved of her existence. Dr. Powell and Samantha examine her feelings very closely and consider the ...
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:40pm

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