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1. cognitive psychology can best be described: a. the study of higher mental processes b. the therapeutic applications of critical thinking. c. the area of psychology which attempts to reduce judgmental thinking. d. a subspecialty of psychology based exclusively on observation...

Psychology
Hypothesis Testing A researcher asks whether attending a private high school leads to higher or lower performance on a test of social skills when compared to students attending public schools. A sample of 100 students from a private school produces a mean score of 71.30. The ...

psychology
1. psychologists who believe in _____ are most likely to attempt to understand diversity in ethnic background as an influence on behavior: a. individual differences b. free will c. determinism d. universal principles is it "A" 2. Dr. Hall believes that thought processes ...

Psychology
1. Often called the "father of modern psychology." William Wundt painstakingly examined the small pieces of behavior. He was not interested in personality mental disorders. He did study the cognitive elements of: a. thinking, perception, and consciousness b. hearing, vision, ...

Psychology
1. Samantha is suffering from fatigue and sometimes cannot make herself get out of bed in the morning. She feels that the world is a sad, unhappy place and would like to be relieved of her existence. Dr. Powell and Samantha examine her feelings very closely and consider the ...

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write a 200-300 word response explaining which strategies you could use to stregthen the relationship and describe how the relationship would be stregthen.

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what are some strategies could be used to strengthen a relationship

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what strategies could be used to stregthen a relationshi[

Psychology
How is our behavior affected by others?

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How does the group around us effect your behavior? And What are 5 ways people around us change our behavior whether we are paying attention or not?

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Write a 700- to 1,050-word personal narrative that addresses the following questions: · How have you seen the purpose and meaning of your life evolve over the past 5 years? What events have led to this evolution? Describe how one of the theories from your text might explain ...

Psychology
If there is no conflict resolution in place, a career minded person must learn effective ways of resolving conflict in the workplace by becoming a better communicator and listening. These two steps are great preventive measures in conflict cases. Workers can also read ...

Abnormal Psychology
Please check my answers. 1). Briefly describe each of the major theoretical perspectives in maladaptive behavior. (MY Answer) a. Biological= genetic, hereditary factors b. Psychodynamic=Freudian and psychosocial influences c. Behavioral=Social learning theories and role of ...

statistics
A study of 40 psychology teachers showed that they spent, on average, 12.6 minutes correcting a student's final term paper. Find the 90 percent confidence interval of the mean time for all psychology teachers correcting final term papers when the deviation is 2.5.

Psychology
example of work smarter, not harder. I need one sentence of how this phrase could apply to launching internet search.

Psychology
If a negative correlation between two sets of scores is displayed as a scatterplot, the points are clustered in a pattern that Question 5 options: resembles a bell-shaped curve. extends from the lower left to the upper right of the plot. resembles a U-shaped curve. extends ...

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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 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...

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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 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...

Stats
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 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...

Statistics: IQ Score (X) and Exam Score (Y)
Assuming that the regression equation for the relationship between IQ score and psychology exam score is Y' = 9+ 0.274X, what would you expect the psychology exam scores to be for the following individuals given their IQ exam scores? Individual Tim Tom Tina Tory IQ Score (X) ...

psychology
describe cognitive neuroscience using an example.

Psychology
How do the ideas of positive psychology differ from the traditional model of illness?

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
How can communication shape human behavior? pls help

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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 ...

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Over an extended period of time, the same reactions that fight stress will: A) make the body more vulnerable to other stressors. B)gradually discontinue. C)increase one's energy level. D)become forms of positive stress. I read something about choice D but I´m not sure. Is it ...

Psychology
Contribution of psycholoy to learning in primary schools?

psychology
How do the ideas of positive psychology differ from the traditional model of illness?

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what are the four goals of psychology and one example for each?

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Researchers have found that, during childhood: A) girls' gender schemas are more rigid than boys' gender schemas. B)when boys play with girls, the boys lose status. C)boys like it when girls dress and behave like boys. D)girls express stronger preferences for feminine toys ...

Psychology
Psychologists who believe in __________ are most likely to attempt to understand diversity in ethnic background as an influence on behavior. A) individual differences B) free will C) determinism D) universal principles I believe the answer is A) individual differences but im ...

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The observational learning approach states that stereotypes and prejudices are acquired through what? a)repressing of wants and needs excessively B)experiencing maturation of innate ideas C)watching and imitating a model’s behavior D)pairing conditioned and unconditioned ...

psychology
One common mistake made in a persuasive paper is taking one side to the extent that the writing becomes biased. How does a persuasive essay differ from a biased essay?

psychology
Cannon-Bard view emotion as more than a response to physiological arousal. They suggest that... 1) the hippocampus and the spinal nerve produce emotion 2) both the cortex and the autonomic nervous system respond to the stimulus 3) emotion is the work of higher brain levels ...

Psychology
When a student took her psychology quiz, she did badly on the essay question. Ealier, she had written a good practic essay on this concept. The failure of which memory process led to her poor essay performance? A) Encoding B) Retrieval C) Repression D) Storage I think the ...

psychology
. Which of the following is not an early school of psychology? (Points : 1) behaviorism voluntarism nativism functionalism

Psychology
Do know of any scholarly websites that discusses confronting a difficult coworkers who are chronic complainers?

Psychology
I have to examine at least two mental disorders and two mental illnesses from the perspective of psychology. Do you know of any sites that can help me with this. Thank you.

psychology
In Pavlov's classical conditioning experiments, the neutral stimulus that comes to elicit a conditioned reponse is known as the: A) unconditioned stimulus B) conditioned stimulus C) reinforced stimulus D) unreinforced stimulus I believe the answer is A or B and am leaning more...

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For these hypothesis, I need to know... Determine what research goal is required determine whether you can use the experimental method decide how you would define your variables(using operational definitions) (1) A pregnant woman's diet affects the birth weight of the baby (2...

Psychology
Which of the following statements describes the relationship between genes, chromosomes, and DNA? a. Genes, the basic unit of heredity, are located on chromosomes, which consist of strands of DNA b. Genes are composed of and DNA c. Chromosomes, the basic unit of heredity, ...

Psychology
For these hypothesis, I need to know... Determine what research goal is required determine whether you can use the experimental method decide how you would define your variables(using operational definitions) (1) A pregnant woman's diet affects the birth weight of the baby (2...

Psychology
In Pavlov's classical conditioning experiments, the neutral stimulus that comes to elicit a conditioned reponse is known as the: A) unconditioned stimulus B) conditioned stimulus C) reinforced stimulus D) unreinforced stimulus I believe the answer is A or B and am leaning more...

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thanks for your help

Psychology
Peter and Maria are adopting a child whose biological parents have low IQs. They want to know if this child, too, is likely to have a low IQ? Which of the following is the best response to their question? a. While IQ is heritable at least in part, environmental influnces can ...

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Studies that have overcome methodological problems in examining intelligence scores for African- americans as compared to people of Anlo-Saxon descent revealed: a. that the test results were useless becxause racial prejudice invalidated them b. thst African Americans scored ...

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Janice smokes while she is pregnant with her son. He is more likely to have: a. a normal IQ b. a lower IQ c. a higher IQ d. an IQ below 90 I choose B, is this right?

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Thanks so much for your help PsyDag. God Bless!!!!

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A wealthy, married man in China is having an affair with a beautiful young woman, who seems primarily attracted to his financial status. At the same time, similar situations are occuring across other races and nations. Sociobiologists would say that: a. these behaviors are ...

psychology
According to Noam Chomsky, language is primarily aquired through a. an innate module b. our parents correcting us c. imitating our parents d. trial and error I chose B Am I correct?

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The sentences," lee gave the ball to LYNNE" and Lynne received the ball from Lee,"have the same: a. surface structure b. syntax c. surface and deep structures d. deep structures I chose A, is that right?

psychology
One way to explain why gene frequencies change is that individuals with traits that are adaptive in an environment will stay alive to reproduce. over generations their genes will become more common. This process describes: a. evolution b. natural selection c. sociobiology d. ...

psychology
One reason that new traits keep arising is because of genes' ability to spontaneously: a. divide b. split c. multiply d. mutate I chose D, am I right?

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Brad wonders if he will have a problem later in life with alcoholism. His father is an alcoholic and his great-grandfatheer had a problem holding a job due to his drinkng habits. After reading this lesson, Brad believes that a/an ______ study would give him the best ...

psychology
within each gene, elements of DNA are arranged in a particuler order., forming a code that influences the synthesis of particular proteins. This code affects every aspect of the body, from its structure to the chemicals that keep it running. the above process desrcibes: a. ...

Psychology
Nature of Traits: Interactionism: Observe a social gathering. Write a 200 to 300 word response to the following: What influence does culture have on personality? Do you see a person's reaction to something as separate from social experience or as a result social experience? ...

Psychology
Nature of Traits: Interactionism: Observe a social gathering. Write a 200 to 300 word response to the following: What influence does culture have on personality? Do you see a person's reaction to something as separate from social experience or as a result social experience? ...

psychology
Which one of the following statements describes the relationship between genes, chromosomes, and DNA? a. Genes, the basic unit of heredity, are located on chromosomes, which consist of strands of DNA.b. Genes are composed of chromosomes and DNA. c. Chromosomes, the basic unit ...

Psychology
How can you fix a problem if you don't know what it is?

understanding psychology
when physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that:

psychology
According to behavioral treatment approaches, abnormal behavior is learned through: (a.)thoughts based on the perception of events. (B.)vicarious experiences. (c.) rewards and punishments. (D.)conflict experiences in early childhood.

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One common aspect of among dissociative disorders is: (a.)memory of childhood abuse. (B.)escape from an anxiety-producing situation. (C.)a painful physical symptom.(d.) departure from reality.

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12. It wasn’t a test day, there were no oral reports due, and the class was getting ready to view a video. Regardless of the relaxed nature of the class, Baxter suddenly felt his muscles tighten and his heart rate increase as if he had had a sudden fright. It was happening ...

psychology
why scientific psychologists don't believe in psychics, palmistry, astrology, and other paranormal

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The salesperson in medication ads dresses to look like a doctor because of: 1. she has tested the product directly 2. the product was developed by physicians 3. FCC regulations demand this 4. the salesperson’s credibility is enhanced.

psychology
Some children require a "carrot on a stick" to get them to clean their room, behave well in public places, or make good grades. This suggests that?(a.) the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. (B.)the drive-reduction approach guides the child to re-establish ...

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Some children require a "carrot on a stick" to get them to clean their room, behave well in public places, or make good grades. This suggests that?(a.) the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. (B.)the drive-reduction approach guides the child to re-establish ...

psychology
Name one to three important theorists associated with biological psychology.

psychology
the energy which directs behavior in to productive areas originates in 1. instinct 2. emotion 3. drive reduction 4. leptin

Introduction to Psychology
Kevin and Cheryl has completed their first day of naturalistic obeservation of adolesents at the local hligh school. As they discussed their experiences during the day, they found that they were both concerned about the difference their presence in the classrooms made on ...

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I have to define organizational psychology and the difference in general psychology. Let me know if I am correct and where I could find more information please. Organizational Psychology studies the behaviors of people in a formal organizations. While general psychology is the...

Math
100 students were asked whether they are taking psychology or biology. 61 were taking pyschology, 18 were taking both and 12 were taking neither. how many were taking biology?

psychology
Perceptual illusions occur when our brain misinterprets sensory information or because of sensory: A) overload. B) adaptation. C) deprivation. D) patterns.

psychology
The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: neurotransmitters and the brain's function. memory and how it is experienced in the world. the science of neuropsychology. learning, thinking, and acting.

psychology
what can you say about bill porter?

psychology
reaction paper about the door to door movie? true story by bill porter

introduction to psychology
one of the controverises concering animal research involves:

introduction to psychology
survey results may be inaccurate due to:

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
Reasons why arranged marriages does not stand a better success than free choice marriages. pls help

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what roles has psychology played in understanding and managing menstrual problems

Anthropology, sociology and psychology
Reasons for decreased marriages and birth rate. pls help

psychology
inception is possible?

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why do you think it was important to Cobb that they held onto what was real and woke up?Are there areas of your life where reality might need to intrude?How can we know whether or not God is the ultimate reality?

psychology
how can we know that the world around us is real and what do we mean by real?

psychology
about the inception the movie cobb's guilt and the way that it manifests in his subconscious puts him and the in danger but it also helps to ground him in reality,How canguilt be damaging in our lives?In what circumstances might it be right and healty?

Psychology
Four research participants take a test of manual dexterity (high scores mean better dexterity) and an anxiety test (high scores mean more anxiety). The scores are as follows. Person Dexterity Anxiety 1 1 10 2 1 8 3 2 4 4 4 -2 (c) figure the correlation coefficient; (d) figure ...

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Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an instructional program; 30 in a control group do not. After 6 months, both groups are tested on their knowledge. The experimental group has a mean of 38 on the test (with an estimated population standard ...

Psychology
Evolutionary theories often emphasize that humans have adapted to their physical environment. One such theory hypothesizes that people should spontaneously follow a 24-hour cycle of sleeping and waking—even if they are not exposed to the usual pattern of sunlight. To test ...

business
Can someone help me with this question by providing resources. What are the major implications for using positive psychology to study business ethics? Give a specific example .

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To Jiskha experts, What would this world be like without great peacemakers and leaders like Nelson Mandela?

psychology
Jiskha experts, can someone please explain to me what is the premise of business psychology?

psychology
Is the “reality” assumed by cognitive theorists relative or absolute? Why?

psychology
describe the frequency theory and the place theory of hearing

psychology
. Billy Sue hated dresses but loved dogs, horses, turtles, lizards, and frogs. Her grandmother, who knew how little girls should look, dragged her to the children's store and forced her into a lacy pink dress. Although Billy Sue scowled at her image in the mirror, grandmother ...

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7. Sandra is not really good at painting and drawing, but she loves to spend her spare time "dabbling" as she calls it. If her products are not successful according to aesthetic standards, why does she continue to draw and paint? (Points: 5) She is attempting to reduce a ...

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. Some children require a "carrot on a stick" to get them to clean their room, behave well in public places, or make good grades. This suggests that: (Points: 5) the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. the drive-reduction approach guides the child to re-...

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-reduction ...

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If motivation consists only of drive-reduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? (Points: 5) Competitive, hard driving Not hungry, thirsty, no pain, absence of fear, basically a coach potato Constant change, always re-establishing homeostasis Gradual movement from ...

psychology
1. The energy which directs behavior into productive areas originates in: (Points: 5) instinct. emotion. drive reduction. leptin.

psychology
. As Marcia took her place in the classroom on the first day of class, a familiar feeling surged from inside of her. She found herself "scoping out the competition," considering topics for the "best in the class" paper, and listening for an opportunity to add to class ...

Experimental psychology
I need help understanding this article monsell article on task switching

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