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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

Psychology
Four research participants take a test of manual dexterity (high scores mean better dexterity) and an anxiety test (high scores mean more anxiety). The scores are as follows. Person Dexterity Anxiety 1 1 10 2 1 8 3 2 4 4 4 -2 (c) figure the correlation coefficient; (d) figure ...
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 8:36pm

Psychology
Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an instructional program; 30 in a control group do not. After 6 months, both groups are tested on their knowledge. The experimental group has a mean of 38 on the test (with an estimated population standard ...
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 7:26pm

Psychology
Evolutionary theories often emphasize that humans have adapted to their physical environment. One such theory hypothesizes that people should spontaneously follow a 24-hour cycle of sleeping and waking—even if they are not exposed to the usual pattern of sunlight. To test...
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 6:28pm

business
Can someone help me with this question by providing resources. What are the major implications for using positive psychology to study business ethics? Give a specific example .
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 3:31am

psychology
To Jiskha experts, What would this world be like without great peacemakers and leaders like Nelson Mandela?
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 5:29pm

psychology
Jiskha experts, can someone please explain to me what is the premise of business psychology?
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 9:39pm

psychology
Is the “reality” assumed by cognitive theorists relative or absolute? Why?
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 12:41am

psychology
describe the frequency theory and the place theory of hearing
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 11:17pm

psychology
. 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, September 15, 2011 at 7:51pm

psychology
7. Sandra is not really good at painting and drawing, but she loves to spend her spare time "dabbling" as she calls it. If her products are not successful according to aesthetic standards, why does she continue to draw and paint? (Points: 5) She is attempting to ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 6:26pm

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: (Points: 5) the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. the drive-reduction approach guides the child to ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 6:22pm

psychology
. "I just can't make myself study ahead for a test. I work better under pressure. Perhaps it is the fear associated with waiting until the last minute that gets me going." This approach to motivation is best explained by: (Points: 5) incentive approaches. drive-...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 6:18pm

psychology
If motivation consists only of drive-reduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? (Points: 5) Competitive, hard driving Not hungry, thirsty, no pain, absence of fear, basically a coach potato Constant change, always re-establishing homeostasis Gradual movement from ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 5:08pm

psychology
1. The energy which directs behavior into productive areas originates in: (Points: 5) instinct. emotion. drive reduction. leptin.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 5:03pm

psychology
. As Marcia took her place in the classroom on the first day of class, a familiar feeling surged from inside of her. She found herself "scoping out the competition," considering topics for the "best in the class" paper, and listening for an opportunity to ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:56pm

Experimental psychology
I need help understanding this article monsell article on task switching
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 7:25am

psychology
A researcher predicts that listening to music while solving math problems will make a particular brain area more active. To test this, a research participant has her brain scanned while listening to music and solving math problems, and the brain area of interest has a ...
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 9:59am

psychology
The blind man and the elephant is a metaphor that shows how
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 7:41pm

psychology
give a thesis statement on how to have authority over adult children
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:27pm

Social Psychology
Explain altruism from your point of view. Do you believe true altruism exists? Why or why not? Give one example, of yours are from someone else’s, of altruistic behavior (real or perceived). Hi Jiskha, I was able to explain altruism from my point of view. However, I was ...
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 5:37pm

Psychology
Why is problem solving considered the highest level of mental activity? What makes an individual good at problem solving?
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 11:27am

psychology
if there is a positive correlation between the number of computers one possesses and the person’s heart health. what is a third variable (X) that may explain this correlation that is a cause of each one of the two variables. If X goes up the number of computers is likely ...
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 3:20pm

Psychology Statistics
Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic? In a phone survey of 100 random homes in a country, 21 families had garages. Is this a parameter because the data set of 100 random homes is a population? Is this a statistic, because the data set of 100 ...
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 8:27am

psychology
Dr. Investa Gator is trying to discover how fear prepares subjects to deal with unexpected loud noises in a dark room in which they are sitting. Dr. Gator is a(n): Answers: phrenologist. structuralist. functionalist. Gestaltist.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:59pm

Psychology
Can anyone explain to me what they are trying to ask in this question. What is the difference between the Sympathetic Nervous System response and the HPA Axis in terms of both process and function?
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 5:25pm

Psychology
Can somebody please help with these questions please 1: What are the three stages of Hans Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome, and how does your body respond to each one? 2: What are the generally accepted causes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? 3: What is the difference...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:09pm

PSYCHOLOGY
JUST NEED HELP IN UNDERSTANDING Imagine that you are a nurse in a large hospital. You have heard that there is new doctor in the psychiatry department but you have not met him. One day, you receive a call from Dr. Smith (the new doctor) telling you that he wants you to give Ms...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10:38am

math
of a psychology class of 45 students 4/9 are female. how many students are male?
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 2:16am

Social Psychology
The ways in which our self-perception is impacted by outside forces, some positive ways can be based on high academic achievement at school, positive results on the job that lead to affirmation from supervisors or even promotions, as well as even positive comments on a family ...
Monday, September 5, 2011 at 7:04pm

Psychology
What are the stages of language production? Which one of these stages is the most crucial? Why? This is what I have thus far: Language production refers to the process involved in creating and expressing meaning through language. The four stages in language production are ...
Monday, September 5, 2011 at 8:41am

Psychology
Jan is continuously late for school and has been stealing from others lockers and purses. How would each of these perspectives explain her behavior? Biological: Evolutionary: Humanistic: Jan could feel that she can't make her own choices, and can't control anything, ...
Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 1:11pm

Psychology
When a boxer is knocked out, it is believed that his _____ has been affected.
Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 6:26pm

Social Psychology
The topic is Peer-Pressure I see education as such a critical force to "arm children" and combat them into feeling empowered as individuals, not just a face or sheep in the crowd. Although education does a lot to promote team work and collaboration, I also feel that ...
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 6:52pm

psychology
what are the 5 most important structures of the brain and why
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 7:44am

psychology
10. People do not always demonstrate the behaviors that they observe. According to Albert Bandura, a social cognitive psychologist, what is the key to demonstrating observed behaviors? (Points: 5) Unconditioned stimuli Stimuli control Rewards Habits
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 9:02pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Need help in understanding. Ray was assigned to barracks in a very old building with old plumbing. While showering for the first time, he heard the toilet flush and then, a few second later, was scalded when the water suddenly became much hotter. He screamed in pain. The next ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:40pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Need help in understanding. Ray was assigned to barracks in a very old building with old plumbing. While showering for the first time, he heard the toilet flush and then, a few second later, was scalded when the water suddenly became much hotter. He screamed in pain. The next ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:25pm

Psychology
Donnie was on the verge of experiencing road rage. The teenagers in front of him were reckless and disrespectful. Suddenly he realized that one of the boys was his brother and he began to laugh. Donnie's emotional response is best explained by: A the James-Lange Theory of ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 10:18pm

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