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describe the frequency theory and the place theory of hearing

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. 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 ...

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: (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.

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. 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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A researcher predicts that listening to music while solving math problems will make a particular brain area more active. To test this, a research participant has her brain scanned while listening to music and solving math problems, and the brain area of interest has a ...

psychology
The blind man and the elephant is a metaphor that shows how

psychology
give a thesis statement on how to have authority over adult children

Social Psychology
Explain altruism from your point of view. Do you believe true altruism exists? Why or why not? Give one example, of yours are from someone else’s, of altruistic behavior (real or perceived). Hi Jiskha, I was able to explain altruism from my point of view. However, I was not ...

Psychology
Why is problem solving considered the highest level of mental activity? What makes an individual good at problem solving?

psychology
if there is a positive correlation between the number of computers one possesses and the person’s heart health. what is a third variable (X) that may explain this correlation that is a cause of each one of the two variables. If X goes up the number of computers is likely to ...

Psychology Statistics
Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic? In a phone survey of 100 random homes in a country, 21 families had garages. Is this a parameter because the data set of 100 random homes is a population? Is this a statistic, because the data set of 100 ...

psychology
Dr. Investa Gator is trying to discover how fear prepares subjects to deal with unexpected loud noises in a dark room in which they are sitting. Dr. Gator is a(n): Answers: phrenologist. structuralist. functionalist. Gestaltist.

Psychology
Can anyone explain to me what they are trying to ask in this question. What is the difference between the Sympathetic Nervous System response and the HPA Axis in terms of both process and function?

Psychology
Can somebody please help with these questions please 1: What are the three stages of Hans Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome, and how does your body respond to each one? 2: What are the generally accepted causes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? 3: What is the difference ...

PSYCHOLOGY
JUST NEED HELP IN UNDERSTANDING Imagine that you are a nurse in a large hospital. You have heard that there is new doctor in the psychiatry department but you have not met him. One day, you receive a call from Dr. Smith (the new doctor) telling you that he wants you to give Ms...

math
of a psychology class of 45 students 4/9 are female. how many students are male?

Social Psychology
The ways in which our self-perception is impacted by outside forces, some positive ways can be based on high academic achievement at school, positive results on the job that lead to affirmation from supervisors or even promotions, as well as even positive comments on a family ...

Psychology
What are the stages of language production? Which one of these stages is the most crucial? Why? This is what I have thus far: Language production refers to the process involved in creating and expressing meaning through language. The four stages in language production are ...

Psychology
Jan is continuously late for school and has been stealing from others lockers and purses. How would each of these perspectives explain her behavior? Biological: Evolutionary: Humanistic: Jan could feel that she can't make her own choices, and can't control anything, but that ...

Psychology
When a boxer is knocked out, it is believed that his _____ has been affected.

Social Psychology
The topic is Peer-Pressure I see education as such a critical force to "arm children" and combat them into feeling empowered as individuals, not just a face or sheep in the crowd. Although education does a lot to promote team work and collaboration, I also feel that it serves ...

psychology
what are the 5 most important structures of the brain and why

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10. People do not always demonstrate the behaviors that they observe. According to Albert Bandura, a social cognitive psychologist, what is the key to demonstrating observed behaviors? (Points: 5) Unconditioned stimuli Stimuli control Rewards Habits

PSYCHOLOGY
Need help in understanding. Ray was assigned to barracks in a very old building with old plumbing. While showering for the first time, he heard the toilet flush and then, a few second later, was scalded when the water suddenly became much hotter. He screamed in pain. The next ...

PSYCHOLOGY
Need help in understanding. Ray was assigned to barracks in a very old building with old plumbing. While showering for the first time, he heard the toilet flush and then, a few second later, was scalded when the water suddenly became much hotter. He screamed in pain. The next ...

Psychology
Donnie was on the verge of experiencing road rage. The teenagers in front of him were reckless and disrespectful. Suddenly he realized that one of the boys was his brother and he began to laugh. Donnie's emotional response is best explained by: A the James-Lange Theory of ...

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

PSYCHOLOGY
Just need help in understanding this question. When your friend hears that you are taking a psychology course, she asserts that psychology is simply common sense. Explain why common sense is not the best way to understand human behavior. Describe the methods of science and ...

psychology
In seeking teament for mental health why might we choose one discipline over the other? why do you think treatment is not always successful?

psychology
Much of brain research you have read about in this chapter was carried out using animals. In many studies, it is necessary to euthanize animals to study their brain tissue directly. Many people object to this practice, but others say it is justified because it advances ...

psychology
1.Once you have read about the major perspectives in psychology, identify any questions you have about these seven major theories (psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic, cognitive, Biopsychological, Evolutionary, Sociocultural). You must come up with at least one question ...

Social Psychology
What are some of the stereotypes clichés that are aimed at men that might or can affect their self esteem?

Psychology
What are psychoanalytical models?

Social Psychology
How true is this statement? The most significant benefits of interacting with people of different cultures are that you learn about other people and their countries as far as way of living as well as their cultural beliefs. We have a tendency to not understand the actions of ...

social psychology
Throughout our lives, we are measured by the people and circumstances around us. However, the most important measurement is our own. How we view and feel about ourselves impacts our level of life satisfaction. Much of our world is measured, intrinsically, by our self-efficacy...

Social Psychology
Throughout our lives, we are measured by the people and circumstances around us. However, the most important measurement is our own. How we view and feel about ourselves impacts our level of life satisfaction. Much of our world is measured, intrinsically, by our self-efficacy...

social psychology
Is this one the few ways to obtain self-efficacy? I also feel that self efficacy can occur in oneself as well as others from charity or volunteer work and spiritual activities such as attending temple or church and reading religious texts. Yoga, meditation, and Pilates also ...

Psychology
I have to write a paper on Psychological disorders from a specific perspective. I was going to choose Cognitive-behavioral and then systematic desensitization. I have to Develop an explanation for disorders from this perspective and describe the type of treatment that might be...

Social Psychology
Aggression is verbal or physical behavior intended to cause harm. It is difficult to think that we participate in aggressive behavior, and yet we all do at some level and at some point in our lives. We know that no one theory is ever completely accurate in describing a ...

Social Psychology
“Self-concept differs from self-efficacy in that self-efficacy is a context-specific assessment of competence to perform a specific task […] A student may feel highly efficacious in mathematics but without the corresponding positive feelings in self-worth […]” (ibid, ...

social psychology
Does a person's self-efficacy changes as their personalities develop and they learn new information. Does failure necessarily reflect on the people we are. Does being motivated to learn new things and do better in all aspects of our lives helps our self-efficacy. What do you ...

social psychology
Explain how a college education will change or modify your self-schema.

psychology
I am confused, I thought these were one in the same, but as I research they are saying that they are differnt approches. Can you help me...Is cognitive therapy the same as cognitive behaviorial intervention?

psychology
HYPOTHETICAL EXPERIMENT: You, as an eager young behavioral scientist, have noted that many people don't wash their hands when they are in a public rest room, unless there is someone there who they believe is watching them. Because you are very aware of the public health impact...

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Sometimes when going to meet Jamie, Karen mistakes someone else for him. Her motivation and her expectation of seeing him affect her perceptions. Describe one study illustrating either of these factors and its effect on perception.

psychology
Justin’s new telephone number is 663-7589. He frequently tells people that it is 633-7589. He is puzzled as to why he keeps doing that until he realizes that the first three digits of his social security number are 633. Justin realizes that his problem is caused by: a.)decay...

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Suppose that you are dropped off at a large mall without money and merely wander around casually looking at the stores and displays. Later, someone asks you where a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you can direct the person to the store indicates that ...

psychology
Bryan was edgy and seemed to lose his temper at the drop of a hat. His sister suggested that he would benefit by practicing an altered state of consciousness. He was surprised to hear his sister suggest that he should take drugs, but was soon corrected when she explained that ...

Psychology
What is the realm of mind and consciousness? How does the realm of mind and consciousness relate to the physical body? Is there such a thing as an independent mind that transcends physical functions of the body through the central nervous system? Why or why not? Not asking for...

Psychology
I need to find a peer reviewed paper on optimism on physical and psycological health. Can you help me find one that I do not have to pay for?

Psychology
compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of two different approaches to study the following issue: You have developed a new drug that you believe is effective in reducing appetite. As a result of some preliminary research, you have been given a small grant to design ...

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...

Psychology
What does contemPtuous mean

Psychology
Animosity often exists because people are unwilling or unable to see the world or a single experience from the perspective of another person. People often make snap judgments based on the first thing they see or hear about a person. Consider a person in your life, a neighbor ...

Psychology
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows

Psychology
Can one be happy in life just by seeing others happy? No because a lot of things can make you happy?

Middle Child Psychology
There are children who are "attention getters" and want to be popular but in a negative way. They feel that by bullying their peers they would get respect and be accepted. Why do you think this child behaves in a negative way?

middle childhood psychology
what is the premises for family therapy

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information on moral conflicts faced by adolescents and their resolution.

Middle Childhood Psychology
Definition Gender schema helps the children make sense of their world. A schema for a boy would be “boys play with trucks and are engineers.” A schema for a girl would be girls play with dolls and cannot be scientists.” As children interact with family, peers and ...

hum
One of the key controversies in psychology is nature versus nurture. Is this a problem or an issue?

HUM/111
One of the key controversies in psychology is nature versus nurture. Is this a problem or an issue?

psychology of health promotion
assingments/term paper on psyhological basis of health promotion

PSYCHOLOGY
DRUG ADDICTION OCCURS WHEN:

Middle childhood Psychology
Is it important to start children in school according to the normal ages where they go through different mental stages? I notice that the same information is presented to children throughout the educational system but at different times so that the child will be able to ...

Psychology
Like the popular belief that older adults do poorer in schools than their younger counterparts, the midlife crisis___________________. 1.is more accurate when describing an older population. 2.is more accurate when describing adolescents. 3.occurs more often among men. 4.is ...

psychology
I need help clarifying something. I was under the impression that Human service takes a generalist approach, but in a recent discussion, I was told that it is important for a therapist, clinician ect.to choose a theoretical Framework. Why is this?

Middle Childhood Psychology
Could someone please check my answers to make sure that they are correct. If any of my answers are wrong, please provide me with the correct answer? Thank you! 1. Marabella knows that a given amount of spaghetti remains the same whether the spaghetti is in long strands or ...

Early Childhood Psychology
Can someone please let me know if I chosen the right answers for my six questions below? If I did not choose the right answers could you please let me know which answer is the correct one? Thanks 1) In Piaget's theory, a symbol is closest to a(n) = Physical object. (B) A) ...

Prob ans stat
Let x be a random variable that represents the length of time it takes a student to complete a take-home exam in Dr. Larson's psychology class. After interviewing many students, it was found that x has an approximately normal distribution with mean of 5.2 hours and standard ...

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 treating ...

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 ...

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) reliability b) ...

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 wheels, and ...

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

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

Psychology
If the prototype is block or ball, the concept is: a) construction b) toy c) child d) play I think b

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

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 remember the ...

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 be ...

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 paper and ...

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...

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!

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 ...

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.

Psychology
What is the impact of bias on individuals?

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 human psychology in ...

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

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 ...

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 obtain ...

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 ...

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?

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?

psychology
Why would it be helpful if everyone learned something about childhood development?

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...

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