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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

statistics
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 47 Third quartile = 81 Standard deviation = 11 Range = 68 Mean = 70 Median = 71 Mode = 77 Midrange = 55 Answer each of the following: I. What score was earned by ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 4:07pm

Forensic Psychology
What are the legal and ethical issues for psychologists involved in physicia-assisted suicide?
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 8:29pm

Psychology Life coaching
Hello, can you steer me in the right direction of what my professor it looking for? We need to find a book and critique it on the subject of life coaching. Would any book by john c. maxwell work. thanks
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 3:06pm

Psychology
In what ways are personology and attribution theory related?
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 8:54am

psychology
I wonder if there is a point where emphasizing the language skills on to a young child may actually have a negative impact on their socialization?
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 7:47pm

psychology
Rennee Thanks you Rennee so much
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 2:55pm

psychology
Often called the "father of modern psychology," Wilhelm Wundt painstakingly examined the small pieces of behavior. He was not interested in personalilty mental disorders. He did study the cognitive elements of: a)thinking, perception, and consciousness b)hearing, ...
Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 9:06pm

Psychology
Dr. Kyle shared the newspaper clipping with his class. "This is an unusual case, but I believe the punishment phase of the trial would have been different in another state. The crime was committed, but the defendant is not in touch with reality most of the time." Dr...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 9:18pm

Psychology
• Write a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Identify and explain the scientific process (unsystematic observation, building theories, and evaluating propositions) as applied to personality psychology.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:03pm

Psychology
If motivation consist only of drive-reduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? a. Competitive,hard driving b. Not hungry or thirsty,no pain,absence of fear c. Constant change,always reestablish homeostasis d. Gradual movement from primary to secondary drives. ...
Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 4:04pm

Health Psychology
I want to make it clear that I do not want any answers to the project I am about to post on here. I only need help understanding it a little. I am trying to get online to speak with my professor but our school site is down at the moment. I think I know what I am doing, I just...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:35pm

Psychology, neuroscience
When the synapse dies what happens to the neurotransmitter?
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 6:16pm

psychology
I need feedback on my choices. Did I choose the right answers to each of the 2 questions below? If not what is the correct answer for the questions that I got wrong ? 1. Dr. Schmidt studies the factors that activate and direct behavior toward an individual’s goals. Dr. ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 2:31pm

psychology
I need feedback on my choices. Did I choose the right answers to each of the 10 questions below? If not what is the correct answer for the questions that I got wrong wrong? 1. Dr. Schmidt studies the factors that activate and direct behavior toward an individual’s goals. ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 12:14pm

English
09.VarH-1(46-50) Identify the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. 1.None of this injury to life(A) and damage to property wouldn't have(B) happened if the amateur pilot had only(C) heeded the weather forecasts and stayed(D) on the ground.No error(E). 2....
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:58am

PSYCHOLOGY
what type of psychologists are primarily interested in how individuals remember, reason, and solve problems
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 5:45am

PSYCHOLOGY
the study of similarities and differences in the behavior of different species called (biology, comparative psychology, environmental psychology, diffential psychology)
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 5:43am

psychology 201
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?
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 8:12pm

psychology
Do you think someone's literal perception can be influenced by their personal bias?
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 11:42pm

psychology
what dies literl perception mean?
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 10:30pm

Psychology
Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior textbook. The Cases of Karen Carpenter Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word analysis in which you address the following items: a. Provide a brief overview b. Explain the biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of the disorder ...
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 6:25pm

Psychology
Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior textbook. The Cases of Karen Carpenter Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word analysis in which you address the following items: a. Provide a brief overview b. Explain the biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of the disorder ...
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 6:10pm

psychology
An incident I recall clearly is a childhood memory that I have re-occurring dreams about anytime I feel stressed or fearful in my life. When I was 4 years old, my mother and I went to visit my older sister in her new home. Since my sister had no furniture in the home yet, my ...
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 7:57am

Psychology
What is one specific diagnosis for Anxiety Disorder?
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 1:28am

Psychology
In a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 5:52pm

psychology
why do people help?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3:17pm

psychology
My instructor assign me of one the "senses." This the one my instructor had assign to me= “The Skin Senses”: Which includes Touch, Pressure, Temperature, and Pain. The instruction is to (Briefly describe how The Skin Senses work and its importance. ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 12:17am

Psychology
what are the benefits of research done psychology?
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 11:23pm

psychology
write on the topic Acquire Immuno-Deficiency syndrome (AIDS)and submit a 3-5 page typed,APA style paper.Title and reference pages are seperate.The paper must include the folloing information:description of the condition/syndrome,onset and contributing factors,how it affects ...
Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 12:39am

Psychology
Repeatedly reciting a sequence of words: A) activates different brain areas than when the word sequence is spoken the first time. B)is a characteristic symptom of the disorder known as Korsakoff’s syndrome. C)minimizes the effects of proactive interference. D) prevents ...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 11:07pm

Psychology
In this memory process, the individual records information to prepare it to be entered into memory. Storage Encoding Retrieval Priming i think the answer is encoding but then im confused?
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 11:03pm

psychology
I need a couple good examples are used in descriptive research in psyschology?
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 12:23pm

intro to psychology
teenage mothers who accustomed to exsiting on hamburgers,french fries,and cokes needs to consider the nutritional needs of the child.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 3:34pm

psychology
Do I have the correct answer to this question? 1. The overarching Gestalt principle of perceptual organization is that of: is =D) similarity. A) complexity. B) simplicity. C) symmetry. D) similarity.
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 12:40am

Psychology
1. One of the addictive aspects of alcohol can be found in the difference between actual effects and perceived effects. Although alcohol is a depressant, many claim that it: (a)causes intoxication. (b)results is slurred speech. (c)produces feelings of happiness. (d)reduces ...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 9:32pm

Psychology
A physiological support of hypnosis as a different state of consciousness is: 1. rapid eye movement initiated when a person is hypnotized. 2. a change in the electrical activity of the brain in hypnosis. 3. the sense of time removed. 4. reaction time slows down Meditation ...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:47pm

Psychology
Although someone who is hypnotized may be compliant and susceptible to suggestion, it is clear that: 1. they are pretending and know exactly what they are doing 2. they will be able to recall the directions and events which took place after they return to a fully conscious ...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:34pm

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...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:32pm

Psychology
Barry knew Alice was tired, but he was surprised that the argument between their three-year-old twin boys did not awaken her. She had not been asleep very long and occasionally changed her position, but did not wake. Alice is probably in: 1.stage 2 sleep. 2.stage 3 sleep. 3....
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:31pm

Psychology
Will someone please let me know if I chose the right answer for my 10 questions? I will indicate my answer that I chose with (MY CHOICE) 1. Factors that distort the way the independent variable affects the dependent variable are referred to as: double-blinds. placebo effects. ...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:25pm

Psychology
Uncle Billy fell asleep in front of the television again. Five minutes later a noise from the kitchen awakened him. He sat up looking a bit dazed and explained, "I was having something like a dream. I saw my first bicycle, Old Blue, just as bright and shiny as it was when...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:56pm

Psychology
In a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:52pm

Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:50pm

Psychology
Kara heard the noise, but could not understand what was being said. Perhaps it was simply the humming of the machines that she heard? She was uncertain whether she should move toward or way from the sound. Kara is having difficulty with: 1. sensation 2. perception 3. stimulus ...
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:46pm

Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that: 1. Perception has taken place 2. the activation is the result of stimulus 3. the brain has interpreted the event. 4. a single isolated sense is now perceiving the event.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:43pm

psychology 202
Which element of Freud’s personality theory is guided by the pleasure principle
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 5:56pm

psychology
how do you treat someone that has a serious depression? thanks in advance.
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 12:30pm

statistics
5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...
Friday, June 3, 2011 at 7:08pm

Psychology
Which form of instrumental conditioning would be most effective in learning how to drive a car?
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:19pm

psychology
1) What were some of the irrational beliefs and attitudes that the characters displayed?
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 7:01pm

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