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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

Psychology
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...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 9:07pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Just need help in understanding this question. When your friend hears that you are taking a psychology course, she asserts that psychology is simply common sense. Explain why common sense is not the best way to understand human behavior. Describe the methods of science and ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 4:14pm

psychology
In seeking teament for mental health why might we choose one discipline over the other? why do you think treatment is not always successful?
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 1:36am

psychology
Much of brain research you have read about in this chapter was carried out using animals. In many studies, it is necessary to euthanize animals to study their brain tissue directly. Many people object to this practice, but others say it is justified because it advances ...
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 12:19am

psychology
1.Once you have read about the major perspectives in psychology, identify any questions you have about these seven major theories (psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic, cognitive, Biopsychological, Evolutionary, Sociocultural). You must come up with at least one question ...
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 12:11am

Social Psychology
What are some of the stereotypes clichés that are aimed at men that might or can affect their self esteem?
Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 9:19pm

Psychology
What are psychoanalytical models?
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 12:11am

Social Psychology
How true is this statement? The most significant benefits of interacting with people of different cultures are that you learn about other people and their countries as far as way of living as well as their cultural beliefs. We have a tendency to not understand the actions of ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 2:16pm

social psychology
Throughout our lives, we are measured by the people and circumstances around us. However, the most important measurement is our own. How we view and feel about ourselves impacts our level of life satisfaction. Much of our world is measured, intrinsically, by our self-efficacy...
Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7:41pm

Social Psychology
Throughout our lives, we are measured by the people and circumstances around us. However, the most important measurement is our own. How we view and feel about ourselves impacts our level of life satisfaction. Much of our world is measured, intrinsically, by our self-efficacy...
Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7:28am

social psychology
Is this one the few ways to obtain self-efficacy? I also feel that self efficacy can occur in oneself as well as others from charity or volunteer work and spiritual activities such as attending temple or church and reading religious texts. Yoga, meditation, and Pilates also ...
Monday, August 22, 2011 at 1:49am

Psychology
I have to write a paper on Psychological disorders from a specific perspective. I was going to choose Cognitive-behavioral and then systematic desensitization. I have to Develop an explanation for disorders from this perspective and describe the type of treatment that might be...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 11:43pm

Social Psychology
Aggression is verbal or physical behavior intended to cause harm. It is difficult to think that we participate in aggressive behavior, and yet we all do at some level and at some point in our lives. We know that no one theory is ever completely accurate in describing a ...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 8:46pm

Social Psychology
“Self-concept differs from self-efficacy in that self-efficacy is a context-specific assessment of competence to perform a specific task […] A student may feel highly efficacious in mathematics but without the corresponding positive feelings in self-worth […]&#...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 12:29am

social psychology
Does a person's self-efficacy changes as their personalities develop and they learn new information. Does failure necessarily reflect on the people we are. Does being motivated to learn new things and do better in all aspects of our lives helps our self-efficacy. What do ...
Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 9:25pm

social psychology
Explain how a college education will change or modify your self-schema.
Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 2:10am

psychology
I am confused, I thought these were one in the same, but as I research they are saying that they are differnt approches. Can you help me...Is cognitive therapy the same as cognitive behaviorial intervention?
Friday, August 19, 2011 at 1:17pm

psychology
HYPOTHETICAL EXPERIMENT: You, as an eager young behavioral scientist, have noted that many people don't wash their hands when they are in a public rest room, unless there is someone there who they believe is watching them. Because you are very aware of the public health ...
Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 7:26pm

psychology
Sometimes when going to meet Jamie, Karen mistakes someone else for him. Her motivation and her expectation of seeing him affect her perceptions. Describe one study illustrating either of these factors and its effect on perception.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 2:29pm

psychology
Justin’s new telephone number is 663-7589. He frequently tells people that it is 633-7589. He is puzzled as to why he keeps doing that until he realizes that the first three digits of his social security number are 633. Justin realizes that his problem is caused by: a.)...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 2:13pm

psychology
Suppose that you are dropped off at a large mall without money and merely wander around casually looking at the stores and displays. Later, someone asks you where a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you can direct the person to the store indicates that ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 11:51am

psychology
Bryan was edgy and seemed to lose his temper at the drop of a hat. His sister suggested that he would benefit by practicing an altered state of consciousness. He was surprised to hear his sister suggest that he should take drugs, but was soon corrected when she explained that ...
Monday, August 15, 2011 at 1:24pm

Psychology
What is the realm of mind and consciousness? How does the realm of mind and consciousness relate to the physical body? Is there such a thing as an independent mind that transcends physical functions of the body through the central nervous system? Why or why not? Not asking for...
Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 11:30pm

Psychology
I need to find a peer reviewed paper on optimism on physical and psycological health. Can you help me find one that I do not have to pay for?
Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 5:41pm

Psychology
compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of two different approaches to study the following issue: You have developed a new drug that you believe is effective in reducing appetite. As a result of some preliminary research, you have been given a small grant to design ...
Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 12:22pm

psychology
the means of travel within and between neurons is different because: a. electrical signals move impulses within the neuron, while chemical signals move the impulses between neuron. b. chemical signals move the impulses within the neuron, while electrical signal moves impulses...
Friday, August 12, 2011 at 5:52pm

Psychology
What does contemPtuous mean
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:22pm

Psychology
Animosity often exists because people are unwilling or unable to see the world or a single experience from the perspective of another person. People often make snap judgments based on the first thing they see or hear about a person. Consider a person in your life, a neighbor ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:21pm

Psychology
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:13am

Psychology
Can one be happy in life just by seeing others happy? No because a lot of things can make you happy?
Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11:31pm

Middle Child Psychology
There are children who are "attention getters" and want to be popular but in a negative way. They feel that by bullying their peers they would get respect and be accepted. Why do you think this child behaves in a negative way?
Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 5:59pm

middle childhood psychology
what is the premises for family therapy
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 1:10am

psychology
information on moral conflicts faced by adolescents and their resolution.
Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 10:28am

Middle Childhood Psychology
Definition Gender schema helps the children make sense of their world. A schema for a boy would be “boys play with trucks and are engineers.” A schema for a girl would be girls play with dolls and cannot be scientists.” As children interact with family, peers ...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 8:49pm

hum
One of the key controversies in psychology is nature versus nurture. Is this a problem or an issue?
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 5:38am

HUM/111
One of the key controversies in psychology is nature versus nurture. Is this a problem or an issue?
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 10:05am

psychology of health promotion
assingments/term paper on psyhological basis of health promotion
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 9:44am

PSYCHOLOGY
DRUG ADDICTION OCCURS WHEN:
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 4:40am

Middle childhood Psychology
Is it important to start children in school according to the normal ages where they go through different mental stages? I notice that the same information is presented to children throughout the educational system but at different times so that the child will be able to ...
Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 6:18pm

Psychology
Like the popular belief that older adults do poorer in schools than their younger counterparts, the midlife crisis___________________. 1.is more accurate when describing an older population. 2.is more accurate when describing adolescents. 3.occurs more often among men. 4.is ...
Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 12:08pm

psychology
I need help clarifying something. I was under the impression that Human service takes a generalist approach, but in a recent discussion, I was told that it is important for a therapist, clinician ect.to choose a theoretical Framework. Why is this?
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:13pm

Middle Childhood Psychology
Could someone please check my answers to make sure that they are correct. If any of my answers are wrong, please provide me with the correct answer? Thank you! 1. Marabella knows that a given amount of spaghetti remains the same whether the spaghetti is in long strands or ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 7:41pm

Early Childhood Psychology
Can someone please let me know if I chosen the right answers for my six questions below? If I did not choose the right answers could you please let me know which answer is the correct one? Thanks 1) In Piaget's theory, a symbol is closest to a(n) = Physical object. (B) A) ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 2:37pm

Prob ans stat
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 of 5.2 hours and ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 12:19pm

PSY/soo
Compare and contrast normal and abnormal psychology. · Examine at least two mental disorders and two mental illnesses from the perspective of psychology. · Discuss the similarities and differences among the therapies for each school of thought in psychology for ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 1:58am

Psychology
The testing company has hired qualified peopl in the field to administer thenew 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 data ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:45pm

Psychology
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) ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:42pm

Psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in a traditional cage in a quiet, well-lit room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land". There were colorful toys, exercise ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 3:56pm

Psychology
"Who was the first vice president of the United States". the correct answer to this question requires: a) Crystallized intelligence b) intrapersonal intelligence c) fluid intelligence d) Eastern intelligence I think a
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 2:56pm

Psychology
"How are a cat and a dog alike?" An answer to this question requires: a)crystallized intelligence b)intrapersonal intelligence c)fluid intelligence d)Eastern intelligence I think c
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 2:53pm

Psychology
If the prototype is block or ball, the concept is: a) construction b) toy c) child d) play I think b
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10:00am

Psychology
If the concept is a truck, the prototype may be: a) a Ford pickup b) bulldozer c) an eighteen-wheeler d) personnel carrier I think c
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:59am

Psychology
Charlene flew to see her grandparents on a plane that was piloted by Janet Harris. When Charlene arrived they asked her how she enjoyed the flight. "It was a wonderful flight, and the pilot was very good. He was able to avoid turbulence." Charlene's inablility to...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 3:39pm

Psychology
The thought processes that underlie learning: a) Are of great interest to behavioral theorists such as John B Watson and B F Skinner b) can be studied in animals when 'think aloud' instructions are given c) are the main interest of cognitive learning theorists d) can ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:52am

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, July 25, 2011 at 2:34pm

statistics in psychology
11. Make up a scatter diagram with 10 dots for each of the following situations: (a) perfect positive linear correlation, (b) large but not perfect positive linear correlation, (c) small positive linear correlation, (d) large but not perfect negative linear correlation, (e) no...
Monday, July 25, 2011 at 10:25am

Psychology
I need help in developing an outline to explain the utility of social psychology within education so I can use as a guide to write a paper. I need to focus on both theory and application. PLEASE HELP!
Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 5:19pm

Psychology
Cognitive psychology can best be described as: A) The study of higher mental processes. B) The therapeutic application of critical thinking. C) The area of psychology which attempts to reduce judegmental thinking. D) A subspecialty of psychology based exclusively on ...
Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:14pm

Psychology
I have to describe the impact of bias on the lives of individuals. I know that bias can distort self-perception and causal attribution. I need help to properly explain this.
Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:17am

Psychology
What is the impact of bias on individuals?
Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 8:51pm

English 12
Many critics see Robert Browning as a "psychological poet," who is more modern than other Victorian writers.In what sense is "My Last Duchess" an exploration of abnormal psychology and human evil? How does Browning convincingly portray the complexity of ...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 2:05pm

psychology of personality
The way you see and define your self is known as your a) self-esteem b)self concept c)social identity d)self-esteem variability is a correct answer? thank you
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 5:05pm

unstanding psychology
the means of travel within and between neurons is different because: a. electrical signals move impulses within the neuron, while chemical signals move the impulses between neuron. b. chemical signals move the impulses within the neuron, while electrical signal moves impulses ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 4:14pm

Child Psychology
I need someone to let me know if I answered these two questions correctly. 1st Question Amy knows that when she runs over and stands quietly by her grandfather's chair, he will reach over and tickle her under her chin. When a child learns to behave in a specific way to ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 3:23pm

Child Psychology
I need help, could someone please check my answers to these five questions below. If I answered any that were wrong, please help me to identify the right answer. Thank you. 3. Even though her mother-in-law insists she is wrong, Danielle knows that which of the following ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 2:21pm

psychology
The matching law practice question Lever A: 1 food pellet on a VI 48s schedule Lever B: 1 food pellet on a VI 30s schedule Session Length = 2 hours Total # Responses = 925 How many responses on Lever A?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 7:45am

psychology
4. Explore two roles that can be acquired during early and middle adulthood, such as through parenthood, romantic relationships, and career. How have these roles changed through the past generations?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 12:32am

psychology
Why would it be helpful if everyone learned something about childhood development?
Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:24pm

psychology
Sorry, sent in error.The question I have is I have an idea for my research on study habits. Which would be students who study alone vs. Group studies.What would be the grades on exams? and by hours of studying between self study and group studywould the grade have a difference...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 9:44pm

psychology
I am haveing to prepare a research on study habits. I have the idea on how I am going to conduct.research but my question refers to numbers based on research for the college am I making those up? I ask because of course not sure if my idea I would be able to research current ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 9:20pm

child psychology
Is this a good example of cognitive perspectiive and do you have anything that you can add on to this to give more substance. The cognitive learning process involves thought processes and the behaviors that these thoughts cause. The best example that I can think of is the ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 10:15am

Psychology/Statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 9:39pm

Psychology/Statistics
For a population that has a standard deviation of 10, figure the standard deviation of the distribution of means for samples of size - 3. Use the formula sqrt(N^ 2/S)
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 9:36pm

Child Psychology
I need someone to check my answers, to make sure that I have answered them correctly. My answers are marked with xxxx next to my choice out of the four choices. 1. Edwin is doing his doctoral work in the area of gifted education. One of the major contributors to this field, ...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 2:44pm

psychology
What is the proper in-text citation for this source that has this many authors. Is this correct= In-text(Papalia, Olds, Wendkos, Feldman, Duskin, 2008, p. 34) References: Papalia, D.E. Olds, Wendkoss S., Feldman, Duskin R. (2008) A Child's world: Infancy through ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 9:07pm

psy 220
The text summarizes positive psychology as being aware that humans are both creatures and creators of their personal and social worlds. What does this statement mean to you? Do you agree that humans are creatures as well as creators of their personal and social worlds? Explain...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 12:42pm

child psychology
I need help with an example of cognitive perspective
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 8:19am

Child Psychology
Researchers have concluded that A. the proportion of REM sleep to N-REM sleep is similar in infants and adults. B. REM sleep provides needed brain stimulation to neonates. C. REM sleep is mostly absent in neonates. D. the proportion of REM sleep to N-REM sleep increases as a ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:50pm

Child Psychology
Which of the following statements is the simplest way to describe respiratory distress syndrome to someone who wants to understand it? A. It’s a cluster of breathing problems that often affects premature infants. B. It’s a breathing disorder mothers sometimes develop...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:43pm

Child Psychology
In comparison to concordance rates for autism in dizygotic twins, monozygotic twins are _______ likely to develop the same illness. A. significantly less C. significantly more B. somewhat less D. somewhat more
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:37pm

Child Psychology
In terms of development, Piaget believed that A. child development is haphazard, random, and based on experience. B. cognitive development proceeds by stages that are universal across cultures. C. children learn in different sequences based on their environment. D. perception ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:28pm

social psychology
Women have lower self esteem than men. Discuss how personal attitudes can affect or promote self-esteem, citing two (2) specific examples for each gender
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 7:23pm

social psychology
3. Perceiving yourself to be a target of discrimination and prejudice can affect you negatively. Citing two (2) examples of each, explain how this may happen 4. Images of a new self can motivate us to change. Identify a “Desired Possible Self” and describe the ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 7:18pm

social psychology
Women have lower self esteem than men. Discuss how personal attitudes can affect or promote self-esteem, citing two (2) specific examples for each gender
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 7:13pm

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