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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

Psychology
There are five major perspectives of psychology used to explain a human behavior and mental processes. These five perspectives that I am referring to are Neuroscience, Psychodynamic, Behavioral, Cognitive and Humanistic The instruction that I have in my class is to select two ...
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 4:16pm

psychology
What are some of the basic steps in developing a training program in an organization? In training, what are needs assessments and how are they used?
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 12:57pm

Psychology
In plain words, can you tell me the difference between reciprocal interactionism and mechanistic interactionism? I am just not sure I understand this well enough to do my assignment yet.
Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 3:04pm

psychology
In social psychology whats the term that describes this scenario: someone treats you in a certain way then you respond in a certain way consistent with how you were treated. however, that is the way you wanted to act.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 7:42pm

Intro to Psychology
Although not considered high in reliability or validity, this type of psychological assessment, if used correctly and by well-trained professionals, can provide valuable insight into understanding a person's thoughts and feelins. a. intelligence test b. achievement test c...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 11:21am

psychology
what are the four central themes in social psychology?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 5:04am

psychology
What are the four central themes in social psychology?
Monday, May 23, 2011 at 5:50pm

Statistics
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 ...
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 4:49pm

Statistics
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 ...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 9:11pm

psychology
I have trouble understanding whats the three psychological models of mental illness include etiological explanation and the principle therapeutic modality that evolved from the model. Can anyone help me? Thanks
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:53pm

psychology
•Write at least 300 words describing a time when you had to test a theory. This theory may be something you have tested at work, school, or even at home. ◦What type of informal research method did you use? ◦How was your research method similar to research ...
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 11:22pm

Psychology
Explain how you would use your knowledge of the overjustification effect so college graduates would engage in lifelong learning or avoid job burnout on loved but low-paying careers. I know what the overjustification effect is (an external incentive like a reward, decreases a ...
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:50pm

psy230
I am to list at least 5 of the events or major concepts found in each of the 3 historic periods of personality psychology. 1930-1950 ex learning from animal responses. 1950-1970 ex. specialized psychology departments. 1970-present ex the big five model. I need help in finding ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 11:08am

statistics in psychology
An analysis of the combined SAT scores (Verbal + Math) of a sample of psychology majors at one school indicated that the mean was 939 and the standard deviation was 166. Show your calculations used the answer the following two questions. a. A special psychology research ...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 3:25pm

psychology
help me please.... 1- What is the importance of the power of the individual? 2- Explain the importance of peacemaking. 3-What is the affect of aggression on society?
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 7:29pm

Statistics Psychology
I do not understand how to find the critical values of the test statistics. I also need help understanding how to find the standard error as well. Thank you!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 4:13pm

Psychology
Although her parents insisted that she could not go to the movie with her girlfriends on a school night, Barb continued to try to persuade them to change their minds. "What if I promise to do my homework when I get home? I could do my homework in study hall tomorrow. What...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 12:56pm

Psychology
A child with mental retardation but not autism is more likely to display_______ than a child with autism. A.self injurious behavior b.Smiling and eye contact c.sterotyped motor behaviors d.self-stimulatory behaviors i chose c but could you help or any websites that might be ...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 3:33pm

Psychology
I watched an episode of NOVA this week called "Secrets of The Wild Child" and I have a question, even though I'm watching the show on YouTube. 1) In what specific ways did Genie's early deprivation effect her development and socialization?
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 1:27pm

Psychology
1. You are conducting research on sex differences in e-mails. Your hypothesis is that men use more declarative statements and women use more questions. Answer each of the following questions. • What might be the advantages of using the archival method? • What might ...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 1:19pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Review the case scenario provided in the Learning Resources and focus on the various budget expenses related to personnel services. Review Chapter 3 of your course text, The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management, and the budget template provided in the Learning ...
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11:32pm

Psychology
What is the advantage and disadvantage of the survey method on whether a given political candidate will be popular with Latino voters?
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 7:41pm

psychology
please help Create an example for each of the four terms as it applies.
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 5:07pm

abnomal child psychology
individuals with mild mental retardation can usually acquire academic skills up to approximatley the_______ grade level. a.second b.tenth c.sixth d.twelfth I went with c. sixth please help.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 4:04pm

Psychology
Dr. Lange is a developmental psychologist. He specializes in cognitive development during the period of infancy. Like most psychologists who focus on specific periods of development, his studies: a emphasize the chemical changes in the synaptic gap. b study the credibility of ...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 1:58pm

islamic
One of the important teachings of Islam is to be truthful. It is no doubt relevant when dealing with people/society. However does it apply equally in the realm of our psychology & subsconscious mind? In Psychology,it is a well known fact that one can change oneself thru ...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 1:43pm

psychology
please check my answers...and help me if i got wrong Thanks According to social psychology, what terms are being described in the situations below? Social Facilitation Social Loafing Group Think Deindividuation 1-The newscaster reported that a vehicle carrying cash money was ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 6:54pm

Islam
One of the important teachings of Islam is to be truthful. It is no doubt relevant when dealing with people/society. However does it apply equally in the realm of our psychology & subsconscious mind? In Psychology,it is a well known fact that one can change oneself thru ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 6:01am

psychology
please can someone help me? What are the characteristics of the following anxiety disorders? ◦ Generalized Anxiety Disorder ◦ Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder ◦ Phobic Disorder ◦ Specific Phobia Disorder
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 8:18pm

psychology
Parents brought a four year old adopted daughter to see a psychiarist. The child was polite i greeting but did not smile and kept her gaze down as she took a seat. The parents explain their concerns. They described the child as quiet and who nows throws temper tamtrms, during ...
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:23pm

child psychology
the only ssri thats currently fda approved for the treatment of depression in children is a.paraxetine(paxil) b.fluxetine(prozac) c.sertraline(zoloft) d.trimoxiphine(xantax) I chose A im still unsure
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9:51pm

chid psychology
which of the following is not true of the meta-analytical finding of reseach theory with children? A. changes achieved by children reciving treatment are greater than those for children not receiving treatment b. treatment effects are larger for problems that are specifically ...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 4:44pm

psychology
1. Stress can be the root cause of psychological disorders. Name four symptoms shared by acute and posttraumatic stress disorders.
Friday, April 29, 2011 at 11:25am

Statistics/Social Psychology
I have collected ssps data and am having trouble taking the data and putting it into a coherent sentence. I can't paste the chart but here is what I have. An independent-samples t-test was conducted to compare the length of jail sentence given based on the favorability to ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 10:44pm

Psychology
Dr. Gillian explained that research has identified over 25,000 genes which are responsible for the genetic information which progresses from generation to generation. These genes are: a telomeres which cap the chromosome. b located in a specific order along the axon of the ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 11:57am

Psychology
Survey results may be inaccurate due to: a participants not wanting to tell the truth b the bias of respondents c the use of a represntative sample d failure of most statistical procedures in analyzing the results of surveys. This really has me stumped as I've read all ...
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 9:26am

Psychology
Survey results may be inaccurate due to: a participants not wanting to tell the truth b the bias of respondents c the use of a represntative sample d failure of most statistical procedures in analyzing the results of surveys. This really has me stumped as I've read all ...
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 9:19am

Psychology
Allie has developed a theory concerning test grades. She believes that there is a relationship between her frequency of study and the resulting grade. In order to test her theory, she has to design a/an: a theory b principle c hypothesis d strategy I think its c
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 2:57pm

Psychology
A theory can be defined as: a an attempt to test behavior and thought process. b an accurate description of problem-solving behavior. c the basis for relationships among facts and principles. d the application of the scientific method through statistics. I think the answer is ...
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 2:54pm

psychology
Susan Sharp is a 35year old lady who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes.She is overweight and smokes.She is aware that she does not have a healthy lifestyle but finds it hard to resist fast foods and alcohol.She is a single parent of two young children.She claims that ...
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:57am

Psychology
Can anyone think of another example of a Personological variable other than just personality? I'm looking at the General Aggression Model (the long term one) and it says an increase in agressive personality leads to Personological variables (e.g. aggressive personality) I...
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 9:39pm

Psychology
I'm doing a presentation on Friday and I want to explain the General Aggression Model in more detail. I can't think of a way to explain "Aggressive perceptual schemata", "Aggressive expectation schemata", and "Aggressive behavior scripts" ...
Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 11:19pm

Statistical reasoning in psychology
Mouradian (2001)surveyed college students...
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 3:26pm

English-Psychology
When citing the DSM-IV-TR in a paper. Is it written in it's abbreviated form or is the whole thing written out?
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 7:40pm

psychology
I need to do an assigmnet like this one below but i have no idea so can you please help me with that Thanks... here an example 1.First, choose two personality disorders: •Schizoid •Paranoid •Antisocial •Borderline •Histrionic •Narcissistic •...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 7:22pm

psychology/ABA
Can someone please tell me if I am defining operant conditioning correctly: Operant conditioning is a process of increasing or decreasing a specific behavior through reinforcement (positive or negative), punishment or extinction. The person operates based on the environment ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 8:55pm

psychology
when kevin started his car in the parking lot, he also turned on the radio to his favorite station. as he enetered the street next to the campus, he turned the radio up due to the increased background noise in the car. entering the highway, he again increased the volume until ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 4:07pm

psychology
Case study method to investigate a mother's experience in raising a child with autism
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 2:49pm

Psychology
"He is never going to change. He is set in his ways," the client complained. "let's think about it. Does this hurt you or him.?" The therapist is applying: a. behavioural therapy b. a cognitive treatment approach c. psychodynamic therapy d. contingency ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 12:19pm

psychology
kevin hate his job, his girlfriend dropped him, and he had a headache this morning from staying up too late eating hamburgers and drinking beer by himself. he has decided to initiate new attack today and take control of his life. he will find a new job, forget the girlfriend, ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 11:07am

Intro to Psychology
For each of the following descriptions, identify a possibLe underlying personality trait. 1) Jenny is described by her coworks as overly sensitive, critical, and impatient. Her family describes her as warm and supportive. 2) Matthew is describes by his coworkers as cold and ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 9:24am

psychology
Imagine that Rasmussen College has asked the psychology department to research the study habits of its students
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 10:30pm

Psychology
Is it easier for young women or older women to 'weather' a divorce. I've looked all through my book and cannot find any into pertaining to this question. Please help.
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 12:45pm

psychology
what do you do if a teacher and a behavior analyst want you to teach a child two different ways? (Autistic child)
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 9:17pm

psychology
How should I answer these question for this assignment that take away the stereotypes. have more fun. are great lovers. are good mathematicians. all look alike. have bad teeth. are bad drivers. are absent-minded. are ditzy.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 4:08pm

Statistical Psychology
A social psychologist was interested in how communication patterns can affect creative problem solving in small groups. seven groups of each of two types were formed: vertical and horizontal. In the vertical groups, participants were organized hierarchically, so that they ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 2:11pm

psychology
need help on writing a case study on a child's negative behavior. thanks
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 2:35pm

stereotypes in psychology
are good dancers. drive Hummers. have more fun. are great lovers. cause trouble. are ditzy. are on welfare. live off other people. have hot tempers. are good with money. drink a lot. eat a lot.
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 7:02pm

Psychology
prediction is to explanation as _ is to _
Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 10:46pm

psychology, english
how do you cite in APA style when there's more than one author is this correct (Smith, Young, 2002)?
Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3:08pm

Psychology
Hello, is there journal articles that you know of where you don't have to pay to look up spiritual formation and what theorists believed Piaget, Fowler, and Kohlberg I can't find any and or websites. thanks
Friday, April 8, 2011 at 3:54pm

psychology
Hello, I am looking for journal articles on spiritual formation and lifespan and can't find any? thanks
Friday, April 8, 2011 at 2:48pm

psychology
mandy has decided that she has no control over the aversive stimull she encounters at work and at home day by day. thus, she has given up trying to make her life better psychologists would say mandys worldview illustrates a.) emotion-focused coping b.) learned helplessness c...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:50am

psychology
Whether you're persuaded by a message will primarily depend on which factor? a.) your preception understanding of the recipient of the message b.) your characteristics, including your personality and intelligence c.) whether your receive the message while at work or at ...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:37am

psychology
particular factors encourage people to be drawn into liking one another. in this context the reciprocity of liking effect is primarily associted with? a.) exposure b.)propinquilty c.) similarity d.) physical attractiveness. I think its D but not 100%
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:30am

psychology
the more people there are at the scene of an accudent, the less likely it is that individuals will step up to lend a hand this phenomeon is referred to as? a.)antiscoial behavior b.) diffusion responsibility c.)crowd apathy d.) diffusion of interest
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 11:02pm

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