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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 by Anonymous

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by Nicci

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 by desiree

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 by Linda

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 by Tisha

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 by Linda

Psychology
What is the impact of bias on individuals?
Thursday, July 21, 2011 by Linda

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 by mystchic

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 by vedrana

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 by Deanie

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 by Sharon

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 by Sharon

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 by K.B

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 by toni

psychology
Why would it be helpful if everyone learned something about childhood development?
Monday, July 18, 2011 by Sharon

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 by Emily

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 by Emily

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 by Sharon

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 by Dawn

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 by Dawn

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 by Sharon

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 by Sharon

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 by maria

child psychology
I need help with an example of cognitive perspective
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 by Sharon

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 by Jasmin

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 by Jasmin

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 by Jasmin

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 by Jasmin

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 by sabrina

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 by sabrina

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 by sabrina

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 by Celest

Forensic Psychology
What are the legal and ethical issues for psychologists involved in physicia-assisted suicide?
Thursday, July 7, 2011 by Launie

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 by desireee

Psychology
In what ways are personology and attribution theory related?
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Linda

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 by Sharon

psychology
Rennee Thanks you Rennee so much
Monday, July 4, 2011 by Deanie

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 by Deanie

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 by Shawn

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 by Stacy

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 by MaS

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 by Amber

Psychology, neuroscience
When the synapse dies what happens to the neurotransmitter?
Friday, June 24, 2011 by steve

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 by Sharon

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 by Sharon

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 by Bayarbold

PSYCHOLOGY
what type of psychologists are primarily interested in how individuals remember, reason, and solve problems
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by LA TANYA

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 by LA TANYA

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 by TALIA

psychology
Do you think someone's literal perception can be influenced by their personal bias?
Monday, June 20, 2011 by Sharon

psychology
what dies literl perception mean?
Monday, June 20, 2011 by Sharon

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 by Montoney

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 by Montoney

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 by Sharon

Psychology
What is one specific diagnosis for Anxiety Disorder?
Saturday, June 18, 2011 by Victor

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 by MaS

psychology
why do people help?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by Anonymous

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 by Sharon

Psychology
what are the benefits of research done psychology?
Monday, June 13, 2011 by Sharon

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 by tonia

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 by Jesse

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 by Jesse

psychology
I need a couple good examples are used in descriptive research in psyschology?
Thursday, June 9, 2011 by Sharon

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 by stepahanie

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 by Sharon

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 by Kimmy

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 by Tobbo

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 by Tobbo

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 by Tobbo

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 by Tobbo

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 by Sharon

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 by Tobbo

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 by Amy

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 by Amy

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 by Amy

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 by Amy

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

psychology
how do you treat someone that has a serious depression? thanks in advance.
Saturday, June 4, 2011 by Namie

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 by neil

Psychology
Which form of instrumental conditioning would be most effective in learning how to drive a car?
Thursday, June 2, 2011 by Linda

psychology
1) What were some of the irrational beliefs and attitudes that the characters displayed?
Monday, May 30, 2011 by fay

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 by Sharon

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 by Holly

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 by Kat

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 by tony

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 by Laura

psychology
what are the four central themes in social psychology?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by taofeek

psychology
What are the four central themes in social psychology?
Monday, May 23, 2011 by Taofeek

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 by Denise

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 by Denise

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 by Derek

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