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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

Psychology/ Human Growth
1. One undesirable change that often occurs during adolescent growth spurt is a(n) a. Dangerous enlargement in heart size b. Change in eye shape, causing nearsightedness c. Increased likelihood of asthma d. Decrease in lung capacity I have a college test due this week and I ...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:04pm

word problem
Participants in a psychology experiment were able to memorize an average of M words in t minutes, where M = −0.001t3 + 0.1t2 Estimate the number of words memorizes after 14min where M=-0.001t^3 +0.1t^2
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 4:28pm

Psychology
s2 pooled= 19/48 (10) + 29/48 (25)
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 3:57pm

psychology
Which of the following individuals is thought to be driven by intrinsic needs? A. Cheerleader B. A junior varsity basketball player
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 7:58pm

Social Psychology
How does self-handicapping differ from defense mechanisms?
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 7:35pm

Psychology
"It all happened for the best," "I would never have left that dreadful job if they had not laid me off," and "Yes, I miss mom's home cooking, but I am going to school and building my future." These are examples of: (Points: 5) avoidant coping...
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 7:28pm

psychology
I need an example of how one domain of development affects the other two
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 8:34am

psychology
I need an example of how one domain of development impacts the other two.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 7:12pm

psychology
If you had to argue that either genetics (nature) or environment (nurture) has the greater impact on human development, which would you pick and why?
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 2:20pm

Psychology
In Classical conditioning the response is typically_______, whereas in operant conditioning the response_______ the environment. A. Learned; has a neutral effect on B. Unconditional; is reflexive in C. Reflexive; Produce effects on D. Conditional; naturally occurs in I chose ...
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 11:23pm

psychology
Sona is trying to put together a puzzle that is too difficult for her to complete alone. If the puzzle is within Sona’s zone of proximal development, then she (Points : 1) is likely to complete it if she has assistance. is likely to become frustrated with a parent or ...
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 10:20pm

psychology
There are many social and cultural contexts you interact with that strongly influence development. These contexts include people you interact with daily, neighborhood factors, and larger scale social and cultural variables. In order to fully understand how the environment ...
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 10:18pm

Biological psychology
What does mitosis produce and how?
Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 3:15pm

Biological Psychology
What is a good site for a simple explanation on chromosomes, meiosis, mitosis, etc as it relates to biological psychology? I have a college level test to study for, and I am really struggling with the complicated text in the book.
Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 3:00pm

psychology
Can someone help me understand this question? What are the psychological benefits of having and seeing my own childhood photos, can they those photos help me presently know that I am an adult?
Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 12:04pm

Psychology
What are some problems with the following research study and how can I improve them? A researcher is interested in testing whether violent films make people more aggressive (the hypothesis). He asks his research assistants to wait outside the Friday night showing of Die ...
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 5:43pm

Social Psychology
Explain the concept of situations and the role that it plays in social psychology.
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 3:05pm

Multicultural Psychology?
The question is: Do populations such as women, gays, lesbians, the elderly, and those with disabilities constitute a distinct group? Why or why not? The following is my answer. Can someone help by adding more to this answer? These populations are all are distinct groups. A ...
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 10:04am

Business Psychology
Describe major factors related to individual differences that affect job performance. Include factors of multiple intelligence, mental ability, skills, personality traits, and cultural behavior. Utilize at least one outside source in this discussion
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 8:05pm

Psychology
Evaluations of a particular belief, person, object, or idea describe a person’s: (Points: 5) attitudes. motivation. predispositions. biases. was thinking D im not sure can someone help please?
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:10pm

Psychology
Carl Jung’s idea of the collective unconscious states that we share: (Points: 5) inherited universal ideas, wishes, and memories. common learning experiences in childhood or infancy. tendencies to sacrifice ourselves individually for the group. ideas that arise from, and ...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 5:28pm

Psychology
"I just can't make myself study ahead for a test. I work better under pressure. Perhaps it is the fear associated with waiting until the last minute that gets me going." This approach to motivation is best explained by: (Points: 5) incentive approaches. drive-...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 7:22pm

Multicultural Psychology
why do people tend to ignore the importance of Multicultural Psychology ?
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 5:41pm

statistics: dependent event
A psychology class is comprised of 4 female and 6 male students. If the instructor of the class randomly chooses 6 students from the class for an oral exam, what is the probability that 2 female students and 4 male students will be selected? Round your answer to 3 decimal places
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 5:26pm

Psychology
Explain the relationship between learning and memory.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 7:33am

Pyschology
what does this mean? psychology is uniquely qualified to help intervene? I also would like you to comment on what are at least two key ways psychology is uniquely qualified to help intervene.
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10:15pm

psychology
explain the relationship between learning and memory.
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 7:30pm

abnormal psychology
Which one of the following is an essential feature of the impulse-control disorders? A)Ability to control the impulse B)Pride after committing the impulsive act C)Sense of calm prior to committing the act D)Pleasure after acting on the impulse Is D correct answer?THANK YOU:)
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 6:46pm

abnormal psychology
Rani is a member of a tribe of Indians in the rain forest of south america.The tribe's witch doctor believes that Rani is possessed by the spirit of a demon wolf and in order to be cured he must undergo an exorcism.Which type of explanation of psychological disorder is the...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 5:23pm

abnormal psychology
Rani is a member of a tribe of Indians in the rain forest of south america.The tribe's witch doctor believes that Rani is possessed by the spirit of a demon wolf and in order to be cured he must undergo an exorcism.Which type of explanation of psychological disorder is the...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 3:12pm

Psychology
According to Skinner and psychologists who study operant conditioning, which of the following provides the best consequence? 1. Pay your children $10 for n a report every 'A' that they will earn on a report card. 2. "I like the way you are sitting so quietly."
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 7:31pm

Social Psychology
Discuss how confirmation bias can influence perceptions and how some beliefs can actually generate their own confirmation in 200 to 300 words. Provide relevant examples to support your explanation.
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 9:44pm

Psychology
Issue Analysis After reading the selected critical issue, use the following questions to analyze the issue. The work count for individual questions may vary but your responses should total 1,200- to 1,400-words for the entire worksheet. 1. What are some of the strengths ...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 7:17pm

college psychology
What areas of the brain are affected and how are they affected with sleep deprivation?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:38pm

psychology
the effects of sleep deprivation on one’s behavior.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 3:35pm

Psychology
I need help. Can anyone tell me about twins studies.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 2:26am

psych
Language Paper (12 points): This paper should be posted as a Word attachment in the Assignment Section and should be consistent with APA guidelines. Prepare a 1050 to 1400-word paper in which you examine language as it relates to cognition. Address the following: o Define ...
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 1:57pm

psychology
For a population that has a standard deviation of 10, figure the standard deviation of the distribution of means for samples of size - (b) 3 ?.
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 10:35pm

Social Psychology
Could some one please help me with this assignment. I am really confused about this. Here is what I have to do: Write 200 to 300 words applying critical thinking to determine whether an internal or external locus of control is more effective in various life situations. The ...
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 9:25pm

psychology
what is the design, purpose and the limits of an I.Q test?
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 6:51pm

general psychology
how may psychology be understood as both an art and a science?
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 6:03pm

psychology
I need to formulate a hypothesis about human behavior or characteristics and collect data on this. I need to be able to compare this to a known larger population sample.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 7:41pm

Social psycology
Prepare at minimum a 1,400 word paper (no maximum) in which you examine the discipline of social psychology. As a part of your examination, be sure to address the following items: o Define social psychology. o Discuss how social psychology differs from other related ...
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 1:44pm

Social Psychology
What are two advantages and two disadvantages of collectivism and individualism? I am having a hard time finding the answer to this. Please help....Thanks!
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 9:22pm

Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology
I'm stuck on summarizing the main ideas in a poem called, "Children Learn What They Live" by Dorothy Law Nolte in terms of the identification.
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 9:22pm

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