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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

psychology
Are the cognitive intervention tools: operant conditioning, cognitive rehearsal, positive reinforcement, and journaling? I just want to know if this is correct.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 6:50pm

psychology
which statement about anorexia nervosa is ture? a.) sufferers are usually males between the age of 12 and 40. b.) people with the disorder may well be attractive and successfull. c.) anorexics almst never starve to death, although they may die from other disorders. d.)...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 9:37pm

psychology
to formulate a general definition of emotion it will be most accurate to say that a.)emotions are feelings that have both pysiological and congnitive elements. b.) an emotion is a specific reaction to a preceived change in a situation. c.) emotion is a feeling state evijed by ...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 9:28pm

Psychology
Hello, I need to do a report on can a child under the age of 6 form criminal intent? I need to prove developmentally and all that why that child can't under age of 6 I am having problems finding websites to go to for research thanks
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 6:32pm

Psychology
Andy, a high school sophomore, lacks self-discipline, fails to plan ahead, and is excessively anxious. He is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks and frequently becomes overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic, humanistic, and socialcognitive perspectives to give ...
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 2:39am

Psychology
Which item below is most strongly related to cognition and thinking? a) classical conditioning b)behavior modification c) operant conditioning d)obeservational learning
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 11:46pm

positive psychology
what are the central themes?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 5:54pm

psychology
what are the basic concepts of human interaction from a psychology perspective. In your examination, describe at least two examples of how human behavior changes based on social situations
Monday, March 28, 2011 at 7:37pm

psychology
Is our inability to predict emotion beneficial? Why or why not?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:32am

Psychology
Antipsychotic drugs can increase the positive symptoms of schizophrenia.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 5:20pm

psychology 101
List and compare Kohlberg’s 6 stages of moral development and Piaget’s theory of moral development.
Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9:59pm

Psychology
Which one of the following statements about the gate-control theory is true? Pain impulses create a gate leading to the brain. The brain is capable of generating pain on its own. The gate closes when pain messages go to the brain. Damage to small nerve fibers lets pain through...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 3:53pm

Psychology
The "face module," located in the right temporal lobe of the brain, explains why: the cells fire when a dog lover looks at pictures of show dogs. infants are not afraid to go to strangers. ganglion cells in this area respond to simple features. we need only the right...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 2:53pm

Social Psychology
I need help with my homework. I have no text to read and I am stumped. If someone could help me that would be great....thank you! Answer the following in 200 to 300 words and provide an example that illustrates your answer for each question. 50 words each question. o How does ...
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 11:48pm

Psycology
Psychology and Health Problems Paper
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 11:05am

psychology
how a t Test for a dependent variable can be of great value in applying a new approach to the treatment of aggressive behavior to a small group of students. Why would this t Test be preferred to using another test statistic?
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 9:34pm

Psychology
Which one of the following statements about intelligence is the most accurate? IQ is a valid measurement, and environmental factors do not change mental ability. Intelligence is mostly genetic, has the most variability between groups, and is reliable regardless of the ...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 5:07pm

Psychology
In testing a theory what type of informal research method did you use?
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 11:33pm

Intro to Psychology
Genetics and what we inherit from our biological parents play a significant role in our intelligence level. In fact, researchers have found that: adopted children are more similar in IQ to their adoptive parents than to their birth parents. identical twins raised apart are ...
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 6:47pm

Psychology
The sentences, "Lee gave the ball to Lynne" and "Lynne received the ball from Lee," have the same: surface structure. syntax. surface and deep structures. deep structure. I am going for C Not Sure
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 6:06pm

Psychology
Random assignment can be described as a research method: used to balance the independent and dependent variables. no longer used because of its unpredictability. increasing the likelihood that the experimental group and control group will be different. used to balance the ...
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 3:10pm

Psychology
An experimenter is studying how time spent on a cell phone affects people's ability to drive safely. Driving the car is the: dependent variable. coefficient of correlation. independent variable. operational condition. I think the answer is A but i am not sure
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 2:59pm

psychology
a common repetitive technique for oving new information from short-term memory to long-term memory is called
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:48pm

psychology
in an instance of what recovery a conditioned response that has be extinguished reappears when a person is exposed to a related stimulus
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:39pm

psychology
a what is reinforcement is one that satisfies a biologial need
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:31pm

psychology
during the what phase of a problem solving, means-ends analysis is a very common heuristc.
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:30pm

psychology
prescott is an old hand in the print shop. he insists that there's only one dependable kind of process for printing a three-color brochure. by contrast, baldwin recognizes several different approaches to three-color printing throught the use of new digital technologies. ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:27pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Provide an example of ow one domain of development impacts the other two
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 12:31pm

Psychology
Describe why it is important to consider each domain in the study of adult development
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 12:28pm

math
a student has two test scores in a psychology class. The mean of these scores is 76 and their range is 28. Use this information to determine the two scores. ( write a system of linear equations to solve the problem)
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:03pm

psychology
optimum physical health usually occurs a) between the ages of 15 and 21 b) between the ages 18 and 25 c) between the ages of 25 and 40 d)between the ages of 40 and 55 i want to say it it is a
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 2:48pm

Psychology/ Human Growth
6. According to Kohlberg, a person's stage of moral development is determined by the: a. Type of moral reasoning the person exhibits b. Specific moral conclusions the person reaches c. Overall intelligence of the individual d. Person’s actions in dealing with others 7...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 3:33pm

Psychology/ Human Growth
3. With his new ability to think hypothetically, a 13 year-old boy is most likely to: a. Think about how things should be b. Accept conditions as they are c. Feel confident about his future d. Believe that the world is just 4. One of the inadequacies of Piaget's theory ...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:56pm

Psychology/ Human Growth
2. According to Piaget, many 16 year-olds have reached the cognitive stage called: a. Preconventional thought b. B. formal operational thought c. Concrete operational d. Postconventional thought Please help me and Thank you so much!
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:04pm

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