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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

positive psychology /220
write a 200-300 word response explaining which strategies you could use to stregthen the relationship and describe how the relationship would be stregthen.
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 8:24am

psychology
what are some strategies could be used to strengthen a relationship
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 7:48pm

psychology
what strategies could be used to stregthen a relationshi[
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 7:15pm

Psychology
How is our behavior affected by others?
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 5:19pm

psychology
How does the group around us effect your behavior? And What are 5 ways people around us change our behavior whether we are paying attention or not?
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 5:01pm

psychology
Write a 700- to 1,050-word personal narrative that addresses the following questions: · How have you seen the purpose and meaning of your life evolve over the past 5 years? What events have led to this evolution? Describe how one of the theories from your text might ...
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 4:17pm

Psychology
If there is no conflict resolution in place, a career minded person must learn effective ways of resolving conflict in the workplace by becoming a better communicator and listening. These two steps are great preventive measures in conflict cases. Workers can also read ...
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 11:56am

Abnormal Psychology
Please check my answers. 1). Briefly describe each of the major theoretical perspectives in maladaptive behavior. (MY Answer) a. Biological= genetic, hereditary factors b. Psychodynamic=Freudian and psychosocial influences c. Behavioral=Social learning theories and role of ...
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 10:00pm

statistics
A study of 40 psychology teachers showed that they spent, on average, 12.6 minutes correcting a student's final term paper. Find the 90 percent confidence interval of the mean time for all psychology teachers correcting final term papers when the deviation is 2.5.
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:55pm

Psychology
example of work smarter, not harder. I need one sentence of how this phrase could apply to launching internet search.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 10:55pm

Psychology
If a negative correlation between two sets of scores is displayed as a scatterplot, the points are clustered in a pattern that Question 5 options: resembles a bell-shaped curve. extends from the lower left to the upper right of the plot. resembles a U-shaped curve. extends ...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 5:30pm

Can somehelp me with this ASAP plz?!?!?! Stats
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 11:48pm

Stats
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 7:56pm

Stats
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:42pm

Statistics: IQ Score (X) and Exam Score (Y)
Assuming that the regression equation for the relationship between IQ score and psychology exam score is Y' = 9+ 0.274X, what would you expect the psychology exam scores to be for the following individuals given their IQ exam scores? Individual Tim Tom Tina Tory IQ Score (...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 3:30pm

psychology
describe cognitive neuroscience using an example.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 1:04pm

Psychology
How do the ideas of positive psychology differ from the traditional model of illness?
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 10:54am

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
How can communication shape human behavior? pls help
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 9:08pm

Stats
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 Answer each of the following: I. What score was earned by ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:21am

psychology
Over an extended period of time, the same reactions that fight stress will: A) make the body more vulnerable to other stressors. B)gradually discontinue. C)increase one's energy level. D)become forms of positive stress. I read something about choice D but I´m not ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 3:00pm

Psychology
Contribution of psycholoy to learning in primary schools?
Friday, October 14, 2011 at 8:49am

psychology
How do the ideas of positive psychology differ from the traditional model of illness?
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 11:11am

psychology
what are the four goals of psychology and one example for each?
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 9:48pm

psychology
Researchers have found that, during childhood: A) girls' gender schemas are more rigid than boys' gender schemas. B)when boys play with girls, the boys lose status. C)boys like it when girls dress and behave like boys. D)girls express stronger preferences for feminine ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:14pm

Psychology
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 I believe the answer is A) individual differences but im ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 2:58pm

psychology
The observational learning approach states that stereotypes and prejudices are acquired through what? a)repressing of wants and needs excessively B)experiencing maturation of innate ideas C)watching and imitating a model’s behavior D)pairing conditioned and unconditioned ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 2:38pm

psychology
One common mistake made in a persuasive paper is taking one side to the extent that the writing becomes biased. How does a persuasive essay differ from a biased essay?
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 11:06pm

psychology
Cannon-Bard view emotion as more than a response to physiological arousal. They suggest that... 1) the hippocampus and the spinal nerve produce emotion 2) both the cortex and the autonomic nervous system respond to the stimulus 3) emotion is the work of higher brain levels ...
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 3:50pm

Psychology
When a student took her psychology quiz, she did badly on the essay question. Ealier, she had written a good practic essay on this concept. The failure of which memory process led to her poor essay performance? A) Encoding B) Retrieval C) Repression D) Storage I think the ...
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 8:46am

psychology
. Which of the following is not an early school of psychology? (Points : 1) behaviorism voluntarism nativism functionalism
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12:20pm

Psychology
Do know of any scholarly websites that discusses confronting a difficult coworkers who are chronic complainers?
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 10:54pm

Psychology
I have to examine at least two mental disorders and two mental illnesses from the perspective of psychology. Do you know of any sites that can help me with this. Thank you.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 4:11pm

psychology
In Pavlov's classical conditioning experiments, the neutral stimulus that comes to elicit a conditioned reponse is known as the: A) unconditioned stimulus B) conditioned stimulus C) reinforced stimulus D) unreinforced stimulus I believe the answer is A or B and am leaning ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2:38pm

IMPORTANT!!!! Psychology
For these hypothesis, I need to know... Determine what research goal is required determine whether you can use the experimental method decide how you would define your variables(using operational definitions) (1) A pregnant woman's diet affects the birth weight of the baby...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 10:44pm

Psychology
Which of the following statements describes the relationship between genes, chromosomes, and DNA? a. Genes, the basic unit of heredity, are located on chromosomes, which consist of strands of DNA b. Genes are composed of and DNA c. Chromosomes, the basic unit of heredity, ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 9:50pm

Psychology
For these hypothesis, I need to know... Determine what research goal is required determine whether you can use the experimental method decide how you would define your variables(using operational definitions) (1) A pregnant woman's diet affects the birth weight of the baby...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 9:45pm

Psychology
In Pavlov's classical conditioning experiments, the neutral stimulus that comes to elicit a conditioned reponse is known as the: A) unconditioned stimulus B) conditioned stimulus C) reinforced stimulus D) unreinforced stimulus I believe the answer is A or B and am leaning ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 9:25pm

psychology
thanks for your help
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 1:18pm

Psychology
Peter and Maria are adopting a child whose biological parents have low IQs. They want to know if this child, too, is likely to have a low IQ? Which of the following is the best response to their question? a. While IQ is heritable at least in part, environmental influnces can ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 8:58am

Psychology
Studies that have overcome methodological problems in examining intelligence scores for African- americans as compared to people of Anlo-Saxon descent revealed: a. that the test results were useless becxause racial prejudice invalidated them b. thst African Americans scored ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 8:50am

psychology
Janice smokes while she is pregnant with her son. He is more likely to have: a. a normal IQ b. a lower IQ c. a higher IQ d. an IQ below 90 I choose B, is this right?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 8:45am

psychology
Thanks so much for your help PsyDag. God Bless!!!!
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 3:09pm

psychology
A wealthy, married man in China is having an affair with a beautiful young woman, who seems primarily attracted to his financial status. At the same time, similar situations are occuring across other races and nations. Sociobiologists would say that: a. these behaviors are ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:23pm

psychology
According to Noam Chomsky, language is primarily aquired through a. an innate module b. our parents correcting us c. imitating our parents d. trial and error I chose B Am I correct?
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:14pm

psychology
The sentences," lee gave the ball to LYNNE" and Lynne received the ball from Lee,"have the same: a. surface structure b. syntax c. surface and deep structures d. deep structures I chose A, is that right?
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:12pm

psychology
One way to explain why gene frequencies change is that individuals with traits that are adaptive in an environment will stay alive to reproduce. over generations their genes will become more common. This process describes: a. evolution b. natural selection c. sociobiology d. ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:08pm

psychology
One reason that new traits keep arising is because of genes' ability to spontaneously: a. divide b. split c. multiply d. mutate I chose D, am I right?
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:03pm

psychology
Brad wonders if he will have a problem later in life with alcoholism. His father is an alcoholic and his great-grandfatheer had a problem holding a job due to his drinkng habits. After reading this lesson, Brad believes that a/an ______ study would give him the best ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:00pm

psychology
within each gene, elements of DNA are arranged in a particuler 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 desrcibes: a. ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 2:56pm

Psychology
Nature of Traits: Interactionism: Observe a social gathering. Write a 200 to 300 word response to the following: What influence does culture have on personality? Do you see a person's reaction to something as separate from social experience or as a result social experience...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 12:38pm

Psychology
Nature of Traits: Interactionism: Observe a social gathering. Write a 200 to 300 word response to the following: What influence does culture have on personality? Do you see a person's reaction to something as separate from social experience or as a result social experience...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:19am

psychology
Which one of the following statements describes the relationship between genes, chromosomes, and DNA? a. Genes, the basic unit of heredity, are located on chromosomes, which consist of strands of DNA.b. Genes are composed of chromosomes and DNA. c. Chromosomes, the basic unit ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 9:00am

Psychology
How can you fix a problem if you don't know what it is?
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 9:01pm

understanding psychology
when physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that:
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 7:13pm

psychology
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.
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 5:22pm

psychology
One common aspect of among dissociative disorders is: (a.)memory of childhood abuse. (B.)escape from an anxiety-producing situation. (C.)a painful physical symptom.(d.) departure from reality.
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:40pm

psychology
12. 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 had a sudden fright. It was ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:26pm

psychology
why scientific psychologists dont believe in psychics, palmistry, astrology, and other paranormal
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 5:28pm

psychology
The salesperson in medication ads dresses to look like a doctor because of: 1. she has tested the product directly 2. the product was developed by physicians 3. FCC regulations demand this 4. the salesperson’s credibility is enhanced.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 4:00pm

psychology
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 guides the child to re-...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:35pm

psychology
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 guides the child to re-...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:13pm

psychology
Name one to three important theorists associated with biological psychology.
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11:35pm

psychology
the energy which directs behavior in to productive areas originates in 1. instinct 2. emotion 3. drive reduction 4. leptin
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 12:36pm

Introduction to Psychology
Kevin and Cheryl has completed their first day of naturalistic obeservation of adolesents at the local hligh school. As they discussed their experiences during the day, they found that they were both concerned about the difference their presence in the classrooms made on ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 7:38am

psychology
I have to define organizational psychology and the difference in general psychology. Let me know if I am correct and where I could find more information please. Organizational Psychology studies the behaviors of people in a formal organizations. While general psychology is the...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 8:15pm

Math
100 students were asked whether they are taking psychology or biology. 61 were taking pyschology, 18 were taking both and 12 were taking neither. how many were taking biology?
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 4:03pm

psychology
Perceptual illusions occur when our brain misinterprets sensory information or because of sensory: A) overload. B) adaptation. C) deprivation. D) patterns.
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 3:42pm

psychology
The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: neurotransmitters and the brain's function. memory and how it is experienced in the world. the science of neuropsychology. learning, thinking, and ...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 1:58pm

psychology
what can you say about bill porter?
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:47am

psychology
reaction paper about the door to door movie? true story by bill porter
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:46am

introduction to psychology
one of the controverises concering animal research involves:
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:53pm

introduction to psychology
survey results may be inaccurate due to:
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:49pm

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
Reasons why arranged marriages does not stand a better success than free choice marriages. pls help
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 4:40pm

psychology
what roles has psychology played in understanding and managing menstrual problems
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:29am

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
Reasons for decreased marriages and birth rate. pls help
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 7:26pm

psychology
inception is possible?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:58am

psychology
why do you think it was important to Cobb that they held onto what was real and woke up?Are there areas of your life where reality might need to intrude?How can we know whether or not God is the ultimate reality?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:43am

psychology
how can we know that the world around us is real and what do we mean by real?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:39am

psychology
about the inception the movie cobb's guilt and the way that it manifests in his subconscious puts him and the in danger but it also helps to ground him in reality,How canguilt be damaging in our lives?In what circumstances might it be right and healty?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:26am

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