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MICROECONOMICS
How have insights from the field of psychology influenced the thinking of economists in recent years?
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:19am

Psychology
1 In Psychology, the study of personality focuses on: a. change. b. stability. c. external factors. d. learning factors.
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9:34pm

Psychology
4 The big Five in personality theories refers to which of the following? a. a set of functional traits such as neuroticism and openness to experiences. b. the group of personality theorists who criticized Freud's theory as too sexual. c. The effect of positive ...
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6:56pm

psychology
This is an assignment" Why study psychology?". Please help me.
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1:25am

Psychology
9 Dr. Kyle shared the newspaper clipping with the class. “This is an unusual case, but I believe that punishment phase of the trail would have been different in another state. The crime was committed, but the defendant is not in touch with reality most of the...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 8:11pm

Psychology
Jeremy feels that Gloria is far too good looking for him, but he's comfortable dating Jody, since he sees her as about as physically attractive as he is. A psychologist would say Jeremy is illustrating the _______ hypothesis. A. reciprocity B. looking glass C. similarity ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:56pm

Psychology
I need help on collecting information for my research paper. Thanks in advance. Prepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you explain the interaction between hormones and behavior, and how these interactions affect the determination of gender identity. Address the ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 11:29am

statistic
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 =5.2 and standard ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:45pm

Psychology
Which of the following variables are independent and dependent? 1. Personality and Gender 2. Happiness 3. Scores
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:25pm

Psychology
What are examples of operational defintions in a experimental Psychology research journal. For instance, would the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ)be an example of an operational definition in a psychology experiment? If yes, how come?
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 10:24am

college resume
Is there any way to edit or improve this? Community Service Description Grades(s) Hrs/wk wk/yr BuildOn Raised $2,000 through active fundraising and community service, donated all funds to Malawi, lived with a host 10 56 4 family for a week to fully ascertain their lifestyle, ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 12:49pm

science
apa style Different reference identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Jo-Anne James; John Welles. (Nov.2009). The effects of Sleep Deprivation on Driver Errors, journal of applied psychology, vol...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 1:31pm

science
apa style identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Gary Fisher, Alan Brady and Joan Lees. A study of On-Line Learning Styles. (2011). The journal of psychology, vol. 12, pp. 85 to 114
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 1:30pm

science
Different reference identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Jo-Anne James; John Welles. (Nov.2009). The effects of Sleep Deprivation on Driver Errors, journal of applied psychology, vol 20, ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 6:55pm

science
identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Gary Fisher, Alan Brady and Joan Lees. A study of On-Line Learning Styles. (2011). The journal of psychology, vol. 12, pp. 85 to 114
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 6:52pm

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false Abnormal psychology examines the concept of “differentness.” The spectrum of “differentness” is narrow in scope when compared to other areas of psychology.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 1:55pm

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false With regard to life transitions, adolescence appears to be a time of particular stress because of the many changes that occur.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 1:50pm

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false Behavioral medicine and health psychology are concerned with reducing the stress of illness but not necessarily preventing the stress.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:44pm

science
Find and save a piece of junk mail. What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social psychology knowledge to ...
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:41pm

science
The piece of junk mail i found was about the new ipad air What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social ...
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:24pm

Forensic Psychology
Using multiple sources, defend your thesis on how and why therapeutic and forensic roles can or cannot be reconciled. Ensure that you argue for a particular side of the issue (not arguing both sides) and that your argument is well-supported by scholarly literature, ...
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:25am

Forensic Psychology
The case describes an appellate legal opinion or court decision involving expert witness testimony. When a case is appealed, it goes to an appellate or to a higher court. The appellate court then reviews the findings of the lower court, which in this case was the trial court. ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:24pm

Psychology
For each of the following research questions, indicate the following: (1) the type of research that would best answer the question, 2) an appropriate sampling method, and 30 the best method of collecting the data. a) How do the minority groups at a certain university view the ...
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:04am

statistics
Which is relatively better a score of 48 on psychology test or a score of 52 on an economics test, Scores on the psychology test have a mean of 87 and a standard deviation of 14. Scores on the economics test have a mean of 53 and a standard deviation of 8.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 9:08pm

Psychology/Ms Sue
Ms Sue, please check my answers? 1. Overall drug use among adolescents has decreased in the U.S since 1976? False 2. Tobacco is the only drug category used more by 8th graders than 12th graders? False 3. The high rate of adolescent crime is caused by a few very active ...
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 4:19pm

QUESTION
Is AP Psychology and introduction to psychology (college course) the same?
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:11am

maths letaracy,history,geography and life science
im going to grade 10 next year,and i want to be a psychologist and im going for maths letaracy and history feild im realy not good with maths and i just found out a few weeks ago that i need pure maths to do psychology.i dont know what to do now ,i also dont know the jobs ...
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8:02am

science
Find and save a piece of junk mail. What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social psychology knowledge to ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:10am

Psychology/ Ms Sue
Please check my answers 1. During puberty, boys testosterone production increases up to 5 times the level in childhood? True 2. Babies of teenagers have a higher risk of birth complications? True 3. Most STIs are fatal if not treated properly? False 4. Analytic thinking and ...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 4:42pm

Psychology
Is Psychology is very important in life? Yes or No? Why?
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:29am

Kinesiology
What are the ABCs that kinesiologists in sport and exercise psychology study?
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 1:20pm

psychology
I need help answering this question please. What is the relationship between genes, cells, and behavior?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2:53pm

psychology
lesson 15 psychology question james has just lost his wife of 35 years to breast cancer. studies have shown that he will be at high risk for physical ailments, illness, and possibly death for the next :
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 5:24pm

psychology
8 Suppose that you are dropping off at a large mall without money and merely wander around looking at stores and displays. Later, someone asks you were a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you direct the person to the store indicates that ______________ has...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 3:44pm

Psychology
8 Suppose that you are dropping off at a large mall without money and merely wander around looking at stores and displays. Later, someone asks you were a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you direct the person to the store indicates that ______________ has...
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 6:26pm

Psychology/ Ms Sue
Are my answers correct Ms Sue? 1. One of the characteristic features of school-age children is that they are more likely than younger children to try to conform to peer standards in such matters as clothing and language? True 2. School age children have a more elaborate ...
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 4:41pm

psychology
Hi I need help with my homework, I wrote down my answers, just need you to check if their right. Thanks 1. which of the following is not a goal of psychology? A. Measurement **** B.Prediction. C. Control D. Intellectualism 2. psychologists need to decide how they will ___ the ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 5:28pm

psychology
The brain can be studied using: A. electrical, biochemical and magnetic means. B. radio frequencies, computers, and neurotransmission. C. neurotransmitting, electrical, and biochemical means D. biochemical, neurotransmitting, and magnetic means. I think its A, but not so sure ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:55pm

Psychology
Indicate the independent variable and dependent variable: A research psychologist, working in a federal prison, is asked to assess the effectiveness of a new life skills program in promoting problem-solving skills. From a pool of 70 inmate volunteers, the psychologist randomly...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 1:38pm

Psychology
What is the independent and dependent variable in this scenario: A Physiological Psychologist is interested in investigating the effects of a new anti-anxiety drug on maze running behaviour in rats. A pool of rats is divided into two groups. One group of rats receives a dose ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 1:37pm

psychology
when wolfgang kohler put tempting bananas out of the reach of the chimpanzees, he found that:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 12:50pm

psychology
the most important aspects of classical conditioning is that the conditioned stimulus becomes a _______ for the unconditional stimulus: a signal b stimulus generalization c stimulus discrimination d high-color conditioning support
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:26pm

Psychology
Please check my answers... 1. Asthma is associated with environmental conditions. True 2. Only one-half of U.S. children with asthma follow their doctor's advice about medication. False 3. The percentage of overweight children has increased only marginally in the past 20 ...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:43pm

Psychology
1. A company decides to add a new program that prepares randomly selected sales personnel to increase their number of sales per month. The mean number of sales per month for the overall population of sales people at this national company is 25 with a standard deviation of 4. ...
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:26pm

psychology
During periods of physical development, the __________ of a sensation is critical if perception is to function normally. A. experience B. interpretation C. expectation D. mass function
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:49am

Psychology
What are some examples of an agonist?
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 1:59am

Psychology
The voltage at a receptor site has just changed from -70 millivolts to -75 millivolts as a result of an _______ and will ________. a). inhibitory postsynaptic potential;increase the likelihood of an action potential. b). excitatory postsynaptic potential;decrease the ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 1:31am

Psychology
What is the independent variable in this scenario: A research Psychologist is working in a federal prison and is asked to asses this new program. From 70 inmate volunteers, the psychologist randomly assigns 45 inmate volunteers to three groups: group A, group B, and group C.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 3:01pm

psychology
HELP! Explain ethical issues in psychological research.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 9:22am

Developmental Psychology
What is the difference between internal and external validity?
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 6:56pm

Psychology (Ms. Sue)
Ms. Sue would you please check my answers? 1. To begin to regulate their emotions, children must first start to learn impulse control? True 2. Young children typically have low self esteem since they compare their abilities with their peers? False 3. Guilt is an emotion of ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6:34pm

psychology
After Kate's visit to Paris, her memories about what she saw and learned were influenced by music in the background, by the comments of her traveling companion, and by the light reflecting off the Seine, reminding Kate of her childhood home on the banks of the Wabash. ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:34am

Intro to Psychology 1
WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS DESCRIBES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GENES, CHROMOSOMES AND dna
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 5:48am

psychology
Discuss the social and psychological implications of taking a strictly nature view and the social and psychological implication of taking a nurture view?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:16pm

Psychology
Preschoolers do not use private speech to A) communicate with those around them B) decide what to do C) explain events to themselves D) review what they know Is the answer A?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 4:55pm

Psychology
Explanation of proactive and retroactive interference and how you might counteract their effects while studying in order to facilitate maximum retention via long-term memory
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:52pm

psychology
•Why is determining abnormal behavior or a mental disorder so difficult
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 7:15pm

Psychology
1.Do axons and dendrites meet at synapses? True 2. Does perception take place in the corpus callosum? False 3. One of the drawbacks of breast feeding is that the quantity of breast milk produced is not adjustable. for example it may be difficult for a mother to keep up with ...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:08pm

AP Psychology
Which portion of the brain is most likely damaged if the person has difficulty seeing and hearing?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 12:33am

psychology
how do various behaviors of social dominance and coutship display affect the evolutionary process
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 5:16pm

psych question
I would like you to think about a salient event. How would that event currently shape the field of psychology (what gets funded, what gets studied)?
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:35pm

psychology
Did I cite the start my source correctely according to APA format. The source did not have a date or an author listed. WebMD (n.d.) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Is ADHD?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 11:45pm

psychology
Is this a scholarly website it is called WebMD? I am writing a paper on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Is ADHD?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 12:14am

Psychology
Which one of the following statements about human tasts buds is true
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:29am

psychology
need psy 302 help anybody out there?
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:19am

Psychology
1.Which of the following is an example of something that remains stable across the lifespan? A. Gender (I chose this) B. Physical size C. Language D. all over above 2. Which of the following is true of the life-span perspective? A. It is primarily concerned with ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 9:16pm

Psychology- Assessments
In comparison to the ______________ model, the _____________ model assesses the complexities of learning disabilities better than a one-step process where an individuals is tested once and diagnosed. a. discrepancy; Response to Intervention b. Response to Intervention; ...
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:54pm

Psychology-Assesment
According to Cattell, a person trying to solve an entirely new kind of problem is using his or her__________, whereas a person working on a task that he or she knows well is using his or her ________ a. general ability, specific ability b. intelligence B, intelligence A c. ...
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:29pm

psychology- assessments
The fact that online instruments may not be available to individuals who do not have access to computers and/or the Internet raises concerns about the _________ of online assessments. a. content b. scoring c.norming groups d. interpretation
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:01pm

psychology
If the concept is truck, the prototype might be: A. a Ford pick up. B. bulldozer. C. gravel eighteen wheeler. D. personnel carrier. I think it could be B or D
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 2:13pm

introduction to psychology 1
The phone ringing is an example of a/an:
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 8:31pm

introduction to psychology 1
Random assignment can be described as a research method:
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 8:05pm

introduction to psychology 1
Random assignment can be described as a research method:
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:50pm

general psychology
the difference between assimilation and accommodation.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9:11am

Statistics
Suppose you want to figure out what to do with your degree in psychology. You ask some fellow students from your psychology program who recently graduated to find out what they are doing with their degree and how much it pays. What type of sampling is this? What are the ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 4:27am

STATISTICS
In a psychology experiment in which 100 volunteers were asked to read a paragraph about an engineer, 65 assumed that the engineer was male despite the fact that the paragraph did not specify gender (and avoided gendered pronouns such as “he” or “she”). If ...
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 7:07pm

Psychology Help!
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 ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 3:05pm

Psychology
lectroconvulsive therapy may produce immediate relief from depression, but: A. may result in schizophrenia. B. can also change the hemisphericity of the brain. C. is not a long-term improvement. D. should not be used more than once. B
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 1:48pm

Psychology
The goal of psychodynamic therapy is to: A. change thought processes from negative and dysfunctional to positive and constructive. B. elevate unresolved conflicts and primitive impulses to conscious awareness effective for change. C. prepare the patient for appropriate drug ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 1:21pm

Psychology
"Honey, you know how we have always wanted to be in business for ourselves? Well, today I did it! I have rented a 3000 square foot business, hired six employees, ordered office furniture; we are in business." During the first three weeks, Todd was surprisingly ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 1:20pm

Psychology
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 ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 1:15pm

Psychology
The goal of psychodynamic therapy is to: A. change thought processes from negative and dysfunctional to positive and constructive. B. elevate unresolved conflicts and primitive impulses to conscious awareness effective for change. C. prepare the patient for appropriate drug ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:35pm

Psychology
Electroconvulsive therapy may produce immediate relief from depression, but: A. may result in schizophrenia. B. can also change the hemisphericity of the brain. C. is not a long-term improvement. D. should not be used more than once. B
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:23pm

Psychology
A remarkable change occurred in mental institutions during the late 1950s. Patients became less agitated and many became "out patients" rather than custodial patents. These noticeable changes were the results of: A. antidepressants. B. shock therapy. C. ECT. D. ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:22pm

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. A
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:22pm

Psychology
"Honey, you know how we have always wanted to be in business for ourselves? Well, today I did it! I have rented a 3000 square foot business, hired six employees, ordered office furniture; we are in business." During the first three weeks, Todd was surprisingly ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:20pm

Psychology
"The origin of the abnormal behavior is not my concern. We will attack the behavior as it stands and work together to change it, thereby reducing the anxiety you are experiencing." This statement would be typical of the: A. medical perspective. B. psychoanalytic ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 12:19pm

Psychology- HELP!!!!
Trish is overweight. When you meet her for the first time, you feel contemptuous. This is an example of: A. stereotyping. B. ethnocentrism. C. discrimination. D. prejudice. A
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:35am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
The salesperson in medication ads dresses to look like a doctor because: A. she has tested the product directly. B. the product was developed by physicians. C. FCC regulations demand this. D. the salesperson’s credibility is enhanced. D
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:32am

Psychology
Observing what a person does under carefully controlled circumstances is a main feature of: A. the Thematic Apperception Test. B. behavioral assessment. C. Rorschach methods. D. the MMPI-2. C
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:25am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) is a test used primarily to measure: A. psychological disorders. B. spatial relationships. C. verbal intelligence. D. unconscious motives. A
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:19am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
Survey research has revealed that one of the most important qualities that people look for in friends is: A. attractiveness. B. loyalty. C. independence. D. intelligence. B
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:10am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
To compare one person’s test scores to the scores of all other people who took the test, psychologists must know something about the test’s: A. projective nature. B. subjective nature. C. length. D. norms. A
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:09am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
Unlike psychodynamic approaches to personality, the learning approach emphasizes: A. latent personality structures. B. self-actualization processes. C. the outer person. D. biological traits B
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:08am

Psychology- HELP!!!!
Shelby is a very outgoing person who likes being around other people and socializing with them. According to the Big Five trait theory of personality, Shelby would be considered to be: A. showing signs of her masculine archetypes in her collective unconscious. B. high on the ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:08am

child psychology in general
the main problem with informal theories is they are based on? a.bias b.emotion c.tradition rather than study my answer is c
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 10:02am

STATISTICS
In a psychology experiment in which 100 volunteers were asked to read a paragraph about an engineer, 65 assumed that the engineer was male despite the fact that the paragraph did not specify gender (and avoided gendered pronouns such as “he” or “she”). ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 3:42pm

child psychology in general
the main problem with informal theories is they are based on? a.others experiences b.bias c.emotion d.tradition rather than study I think its b
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:59am

child psychology in general
the main problem with informal theories is they are based on . a.bias b.emotion c. tradition rather than study can someone please help thanks
Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 10:41am

psychology
evolutionary psychology and behavior genetics a. have little in common b. acknoweledge the interactions of heredity and evirronment c. focus on lerning and experience d. are two schools of thought first introduced by john b. watson
Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 8:58am

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