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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

Psychology
can anyone help me with this. I can't think of anything or explain to me. Post an example of a simple experiment of your own creation by following this format: I would like to investigate the effects of _____________ on this behavior: _____________. Half my participants ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 12:41am

psychology
8. Cognitive psychology can best be described as:
Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 3:28pm

psychology
you are conducting research on sex differencesin emails .Your hypothesis is that the men use more declarative statements and women use more questions.what might be the advantages of using the archival method
Friday, February 4, 2011 at 7:38pm

psychology
How could an adolescent (aged 12-17) face Erikson’s crisis of Generativity vs. Stagnation, which is typically experienced in middle adulthood (2 pts)?
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 3:46pm

psychology
Explain how influences from each of the 4 levels of the ecological perspective have affected your development thus far (8 pts). List the level and then write a few sentences explaining how it has affected you.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 3:34pm

psychology
the question: Some size/distance cues are useful for distant objects, others for close objects. Provide one example of a cue that would be good for near objects, and one for distant objects. Explain why the cues you have selected would be less useful for objects at other ...
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 2:48am

psychology
Brain teaser help please! Bedspread Agent and also ii_________ii oo oo
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:24pm

psychology
Brain teaser help please! Bedspread Agent and also ii_________ii oo oo
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:21pm

psychology- the mind at work
11. By comparison with the Stanford-Binet IQ measure, an advantage of the Wechsler Scales is that they A. have never been associated with the concept of mental age. B. accentuate the importance of reasoning over performance. C. provide an advantage to people who don’t ...
Monday, January 31, 2011 at 10:43pm

AP Psychology
You are the comissioner of a state lottery sytem that sponsers weekly drawings. Lottery ticjets have not been selling well over the past few months. Describe four ways you could take advantage of people's use of availability hueristic in order to boost sales?
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 10:13pm

Psychology
Which if these questions does not help to assess the vaildity of research findings: a. How much did this study cost? b. Are the results presented fairly? c. What was the purpose of te research? d. How well was the study conducted?
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 1:48pm

Education Psychology
Steve ponders a math problem that asks for the number of handshakes if six people at a meeting shake hands just once with each other. The problem then asks for the number of handshakes if there are n people. Steve arrives at the correct answers after a couple of minutes ...
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 6:06pm

Social Psychology
Describe the reciprocal relationship between behavior and attitudes?
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 2:13am

Psychology
8. Lynn is tired of the nasty remarks she receives from a female coworker. She has tried to the women, returning nasty remarks, and doing nice little things for her. Nothing as worked. Finally, Lynn decides to ignore the remarks to see if that will extinguish her coworker’...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 11:31pm

Psychology
Patty goes to a pizza buffet, afterwards she comes down with a horrible rash. She visits her doctor who assures her that the rash resulted from overexposure to the sun on the beach that day. After that experience at the buffet, Patty decides never again to eat pizza, her most ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 11:20pm

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 ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:53pm

Psy
Complate the following chart. The first column shows the name of a research method used in psychology.In the second column, write a brief description of that research method. In the column, provide a situation when this method could be applied. Scientific method, Case study ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:44pm

psychology
Analyze at lease two research methods used for uncovering basic emotions.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 7:21pm

Psychology
Information which comes to a neuron must arrive through its: (Points: 5) axons. glial cells. prefrontal area. dendrites its either the axons or dendrites im not sure any help please..its confusing
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 4:58pm

Psychology
In her lecture concerning scientific method, Dr. Smith insisted that each of the steps must be used in order to arrive at a scientific finding. She included directions to __________ in her list of necessary components. (Points: 5) form a question and design a procedure for ...
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 7:01pm

Psychology
Alexander, a fifth grade teacher, believes that Kimberly's behavior is a result of poor parenting. The school counselor is concerned with her inability to focus, attend to directions, and recall information from the previous day or events from earlier in the day. Alexander...
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 6:14pm

psychology
What are the apparent symptoms of anxiety in terms of physiological, behavioral, and cognitive indicators? If both a parent and a child experience anxiety in similar situations, how would you account for the influences of heredity, preparedness, and vicarious conditioning?
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 11:00am

Forensic psychology
What are the differences between the forensic treatment evaluation and the clinical treatment evaluation in non-forensic settings?
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 5:14pm

psychology
hi im stuck on a question on my assignment, question , sometimes when going to meet jamie , karen mistakes someone else for him , her motivation and expectations of seeing him effect her perceptions, could you direct me to one study illustrating either of these factors, and ...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 11:47am

Psychology
Give me an example of a conversation between 2 people thats verbal about a mother and her son skipping school, using drugs. I need to restate what the other person had said in the conversation. If you are doing verbal communication that mean you can talk about anything, my job...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 7:43am

Psychology final
Informational Interview Your final project for this course will be a 3- to 5-page paper that consists of the insights you have gained about yourself, your experience with this course, and the information you learned about your career choice during your informational interview...
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 9:50pm

Psychology
identify the major similarities and differences that exists between the American and European traditions of psychology. Please post a response to this message that includes at least two similarities and two differences
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 6:16pm

Psychology
is there a difference betweeen mentally handicapped and mentally retarted?
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:47am

pyschology
dentify and describe the basic components of descriptive and experimental research used in psychology
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 6:53pm

Psychology
Andy, age 16 lacks self-discipline fails to plan ahead and is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks. He is anxious and overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic, humanistic, and social-cognitive perspectives to give three contrasting explanations of Andy's ...
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 3:45pm

psychology
A histogram shows that the mean of rain in your area has increased over the last five years. What is the probability that the mean will be higher this year than in the previous five years?
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 12:56pm

Psychology
• Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Describe the stages of sleep. In which stage do we dream? What are the five common beliefs about dreaming? What are the two common theories about dreams? Which of the two theories do you agree with? Explain. I am having...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 2:52pm

AP Psychology
please check: 1. the personalities of adopted children: a. similar to personalities of other children in adoptive families b. very similar to personalities of biologically related siblings c. not very similar to personalities of adoptive parents d. more similar to ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:37pm

psychology
Nownes (2000) surveyed representatives of interest groups who were registered as lobbyists of three U.S. state legislatures. One of the issues he studied was whether interest groups are in competition with each other.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:08pm

psychology
Following are the speeds of 40 cars clocked by radar on a particular road in a 35-mph zone on a particular afternoon: 30, 36, 42, 36, 30, 52, 36, 34, 36, 33, 30, 32, 35, 32, 37, 34, 36, 31, 35, 20, 24, 46, 23, 31, 32, 45, 34, 37, 28, 40, 34, 38, 40, 52, 31, 33, 15, 27, 36, 40
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:06pm

AP Psychology
please check: 1. the personalities of adopted children: a. similar to personalities of other children in adoptive families b. very similar to personalities of biologically related siblings c. not very similar to personalities of adoptive parents d. more similar to ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 6:00pm

apa
hello. i have a question about apa in text citation. i believe i have the reference page correct but i need to know how to put it in my paragraph. can someone please help. here it is: Effective Classroom Instruction. (2004). In Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. Retrieved ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:12pm

AP Psychology
A classmate beleives alcohol, marijuana and cocaine all have similar effects and should be legalized. Carefully evaluate the strenghts and weaknesses of your classmates position. are they asking to list the positive side effects and negative effects of the drugs or why and why...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 8:20pm

Psychology
if a person copied answers off another persons test, what would that say about their maturity?
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 8:06pm

Psychology
Can you translate this question? I do not understand what they are asking. Thank you! In what sense is the dream a reflection of Franco's level of cognitive development?
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:41pm

AP Psychology
how does top-down processing leave us vulnerable to illusions? what is the role of attention in behavior? How does experience and culture influence perceptual processes? (ex: perceptual set, context efffects) how do common sensory disorders, like vision or hearing loss, affect...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 12:25pm

Psychology
Pyschologists train rats to fight and scratch each other by shocking them if they are somber. How is that negative reinforcement?
Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 9:22pm

psychology
briefly describe the developmental needs (physical,cognitive,social,emotional,cul​tural) at each stage of development over the lifespan
Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 4:53pm

English/Psychology
I need someone to proofread this and give me some suggestions on this paper? Do the following: "A Plan of Action". How can the A Plan of Action help you address a current problem or challenge you are having with school?” My Problem/Challenge: The Tools I Have: ...
Friday, January 7, 2011 at 9:18pm

English/Psychology
1. What is a Positive Change as being a successful student in college? How will you know if a student is SUCCESSFUL (doing positive things)? Positive Change for becoming a successful student in college involves getting a clear picture about the harmful effects of bad habits ...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 5:09pm

English/Psychology
Imagine yourself a year from now. What do you want your life to look and feel like? Be as descriptive and specific as possible. Write it as though it were already a reality. - Plan of action (how can I make what I imagine a reality.) My goal is to: My personal plan for success...
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 11:16pm

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
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 5:49pm

psychology
post a brief summary of an article located on capital punishment and the biases and fallacies it encompasses as it relates to the interpretation of it findings.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 2:18pm

psychology
I need the definition of Ecclectic theory in adult devlopement. I know it is a part of all theories related to adult developement but can't find a definition.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 1:47pm

Psychology
According to Erikson, it is _________ that prepare a child to live effectively within a particular culture.
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 1:43am

Psychology
Your three little brothers-John,Peter and James get the same gift for Christmas-an ice fishing pole. Your father is curious about how children learn and decides he will teach each of them using different means. With John, he gives him a verbal lecture. With peter, he ...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 3:09pm

Psychology
As you enter your Grandma Thorndike's house you ears being to hurt as you notice she is once again playing her favorite "Contry Music" album. You soon get caught up in the christmas festivities...talking with family..eating...and playing psychological trivia. The...
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 7:38pm

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