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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

Psychology
Question: • If each gender has an advantage based on its brain pattern, how can social scientists say that these differences create a disadvantage for females? (Think about the highest paying and highest prestige career fields and what skills are necessary for achieving ...
Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 8:11pm

Psychology
Use the Internet to explore a sexual discrimination suit that involved the principle of the Glass Ceiling.
Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 8:04pm

psychology
• If each gender has an advantage based on its brain pattern, how can social scientists say that these differences create a disadvantage for females? (Think about the highest paying and highest prestige career fields and what skills are necessary for achieving success in ...
Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 1:45pm

psychology
"during a heated argument with his father, 15 y/o Jason developed a pralysis of his right arm. Medical examinations can find no physical cause for the paraplysis. Use the psychoanalytical perspective to explain how the paralysis may be Jason's attempt to deal with an ...
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 1:02pm

psychology
What comparisons can you make between psychoanalytical models and functionalism? Select one topic from each and tell why you don't support it. Select one topic from each and explain why you do support it.
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 12:23pm

Psychology
The question is true or false. Language that elicits defensiveness usually involves giving both individuals equal power. I know that when you remove defensiveness then there is equal power, but I don't know what 'elicits' means in this sentence.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 8:22pm

psychology
language structure is important in cognition, but is it really? For example, if a child said to you, "You, me, cookie, go now, hurry," you would know what the child meant even thought it is not grammatically correct, how is that possible? Please note that all DQ ...
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 7:03pm

12th grade
I need help in Psychology do you guys do that? Or just ore subjects?
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:45pm

Psychology
Create an operational definition of self-confidence using peer reviewed articles as reference
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 7:51am

Psychology
So my class watch this movie called Boys Do Not Cry (Boys Don't Cry) and now i have two write a 7 page paper. I am having some difficulties trying to answer this questions Please help me giving some ideas of what i could write. •Describe the socio-sexual development ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 10:15am

Psychology
You will also need to consider the impact of the condition on the individual and his immediate family members in terms of how this condition may influence the psychosocial, emotional, financial, and possibly legal status of the family. •Make an informed decision that you ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 9:08am

Psychology
So my class watch this movie called Boys Do Not Cry (Boys Don't Cry) and now i have two write a 7 page paper. I am having some difficulties trying to answer this questions Please help me giving some ideas of what i could write. •Describe the socio-sexual development ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 9:07am

psychology
hello I wanted to know if you could help me write my thesis statement
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 4:21pm

general psychology
What possible factors could be causing workplace stress for Felicia? Identify and explain methods she could use to cope with these sources of stress. Write your observations in a report.
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 5:15pm

psychology
the brain and it's structured functions
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 4:36pm

Psychology
Susie, Sally, and Serena are roommates. Susie and Sally are neat freaks, but Serena is a slob. Both Susie and Sally want to use reinforcement to get Serena to start picking up her messes. Susie wants to use positive reinforcement as her technique, and Sally wants to use ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 11:17am

Psychology
what is an example of "case study method" psychology?
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 12:32pm

college
Can someone give me an example of a situation where "Scientific method" of psychology would be used.
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 12:17pm

psychology
what is a psychology term for negative stress
Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 5:47pm

Psychology
Elisa is a teenage girl who has trust issues with others. She does not like to tell individuals every fact of her life. What could Elisa do to help her trust people more and just be open with them? ok. I think that maybe she could start practising at home how to be more open, ...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 6:49pm

psychology
Surveys suggest that up to 4% of the U.S. population suffers from generalized anxiety disorder. How are anxiety disorders viewed by various psychological perspectives such as psychodynamic, biological, cognitive, and humanistic? With which perspective do you most agree? With ...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 8:17pm

psychology
identify at least four key milestones in the development of cognitive psychology as a discipline
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 4:43pm

psycology
700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine the discipline of environmental psychology. As a part of your examination be sure to address the following items: o Define the discipline of environmental psychology. o Compare and contrast at least two major theoretical approaches...
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 12:26pm

psychology
habitually listening to loud music through headphones can result in loss of hearing in what part of the ear?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 5:08pm

Cognitive psycology
o Define language and lexicon. o Evaluate the key features of language. o Describe the four levels of language structure and processing. o Analyze the role of language processing in cognitive psychology
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 10:05pm

Psychology/Essay question
Dissent and altruism are a matter of personal conviction, but situation factors are involved also. Analyze five situational factors that are involved when a person decides to "rock the boat" and choose conscience over conformity. I do not understand what it is that I...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 11:12am

Psychology
In the 3 domains of development, why is it important to consider each domain in the study of adult development?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 1:36pm

psychology
how can i compare and contrast neurophysiological substrates toward a personal situation
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 8:04pm

psychology
Consider the divied consciousness. Write 1-2 page discussing how hypnosis and meditation fosters health.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 1:56pm

general psychology
What are the three learning theories
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 8:08pm

Probabilities
1.) two marbles are drawn without replacement from a bowl containing seven red, four blue, and nine yellow marbles. what is the probability that at least one is red? 2.)a card is drawn from a standard deck of 52 cards. what is the probability that the card is neither a four or...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:26pm

Probabilities
1.) two marbles are drawn without replacement from a bowl containing seven red, four blue, and nine yellow marbles. what is the probability that at least one is red? 2.)a card is drawn from a standard deck of 52 cards. what is the probability that the card is neither a four or...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:25pm

Psychology
Are there any book or websites that help me answer this question... Has Britains obsession with celebrity culture gone too far?
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 2:27pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Summarize the multi-factorial model and how it relates to the diagnosis of illnesses
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 1:17pm

psychology
As an undergraduate Native American college student you have been selected from a national pool of applicants to interview President Obama. Your scheduled interview is to be no longer than 10 minutes. The interview is to be conducted on a Tuesday morning in March at the White ...
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:54am

Psychology
Why do you believe that researchers would want to see if there isa correlation rather than just fully testing ech variable?
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:17am

psychology
Today, most psychologists take ____ approach to human development. a nativist an empiricist a dualist an interactionist
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 12:54pm

psychology
An example of ______________ would be if you argue that most behaviors are a product of your environment and your friend argues that behaviors are a result of heredity
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 4:30pm

psychology
Define sensation and perception. What is the difference between them? Provide an example.
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:44am

Psychology
From Negative Reinforcement University...You're stuck in a dungeon. In each room water is filling to the top but you can choose a button a Triangle or a Circle and if you choose correct a door will open and you can continue to another room (there is a total of 5 rooms) if ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:04am

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. Does this sentence have both surface and deep structure? From reading my text book, I ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:23pm

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: evolution. natural selection. sociobiology. ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 4:41pm

psychology
Brad wonders if he will have a problem later in life with alcoholism. His father is an alcoholic and his great-grandfather had problems holding a job due to his drinking habits. After reading this lesson, Brad believes that a/an __________ study would give him the best ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 4:37pm

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 ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 12:25am

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. Im between C and D. Leaning toward C.
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 12:21am

psychology
People in the grocery store are asked to do a taste test of a new soft drink product. Two paper cups are given to each person who volunteers. Fifty percent of the participants are given two different soft drinks. The other half receive the same product, but are told the drinks...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 12:14am

psychology
In an experiment, a control group is different from an experimental group in that the people in the control group: are not exposed to the same treatment of the independent variable. differ in trait variables. do not incur the same exposure to the dependent variable. believe ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 12:06am

psychology
Now imagine that you are conducting research on the length of time it takes customers to select items in a grocery store. Assume that your hypothesis is that people will spend more time deciding on more expensive items than on cheaper items. • What might be the advantages...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 5:46pm

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 ...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 4:34pm

psychology
An experimenter wants to find out if drinking coffee makes people more alert. The amount of coffee a person drinks is the: hypothesis. dependent variable. independent variable. correlation coefficient.
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:22pm

psychology
Jeff says, "It seems like the more money people make, the more debt they assume," but a/an __________ study might make the case that a rise in income does not by itself cause an increase in debt. criterion validity case experimental correlational I chose C.
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:07pm

psychology
One advantage of using tests in research, rather than laboratory observation, is the usefulness of: the presence of the researchers, which increases the reliability of the results. describing behavior, rather than explaining it. tests in clarifying the differences in the ...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2:50pm

psychology
To gain acceptance, a hypothesis must be: suggested by a credible authority. kept secret until the research is completed. imaginative and appealing. backed by empirical evidence
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2:08pm

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