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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

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

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