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Recent Homework Questions About Psychology

Multi-cultural Psychology
“I have a big nose and my hair is too straight. I just can’t seem to do anything right!” These statements are a reflection of: A. the fundamental attribution error. B. standup comedy. C. ethnic joke. D. Barnum statement. I looked up each answer and there is nothing that ...
Saturday, October 17, 2015 by Pat

Multi Cultural Psychology
A friend reasons that because (according to his assumption) all Asians like spicy food, his Korean neighbor must like it as well. What cognitive strategy did he use when estimating this probability? A. Representatives B. Heuristic C. Schemas D. Continuous variable I think it's...
Saturday, October 17, 2015 by Pat

General Psychology-5
You have decided to use the case study method to investigate a mother’s experience in raising a child with autism
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Madeline

General Psychology-5
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
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Madeline

General Psychology-5
You are conducting research on sex differences in e-mails. Your hypothesis is that men use more declarative statements and women use more questions
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Madeline

Psychological Statistics
A professor records scores from a five-point quiz for each student in an introductory psychology class. If the data were presented in a frequency distribution graph, what type of graph should be used?
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Jay

Multi Cultural Psychology
Nathan is a type of learner where he can discuss what he knows about a topic, predict content, or look at and listen to related material. This is a reflection of what type of learner? A. Formal reasoning B. Field-dependent style C. Nativist view D. Creativity I looked up all 4...
Monday, October 12, 2015 by Pat

Multi-cultural Psychology
“I do exercise but the result is not satisfactory to me although I followed a good diet, exercise routine, etc. What could be the reason?” This is what form of reasoning? A. Empirical reasoning B. Motivation C. Informal reasoning D. Formal reasoning this one is very ...
Monday, October 12, 2015 by Pat

Multi Cultural Psychology
Joan put her hand out and in it was placed a pile of sand. Then tiny amounts of sand were added to her hand and when asked to tell when she noticed any change in the overall weight she demonstrated what as soon as she detected any change in the weight? A. Difference threshold ...
Sunday, October 11, 2015 by Pat

Multi-cultural Psychology
If a psychologist studies the hidden meanings that people of different countries attach to their birthday greetings, she/he is studying which cultural characteristics? A. Explicit B. Collectivist C. Individualist D. Implicit I think it's C, but not sure
Saturday, October 10, 2015 by Pat

Multi Cultural Psychology
Imagine an editor asks you to write a journal article about “indigenous psychologies.” This means that your article is likely to be about what? A. Cultural groups understood from “within” with the help of methodologies associated almost exclusively with these groups B...
Saturday, October 10, 2015 by Pat

psychology
create two operational definitions for each of the following psychological constructs Cognitive dissonance Sense of direction self-esteem
Monday, October 5, 2015 by dontworryb

psychology
describe a two treatment reversal design involving the effect of drug X and drug Y on hyperactivity.
Monday, October 5, 2015 by dontworryb

psychology
what are a type of order effect that occurs when participants’ performance decreases over time due to repeated testing
Sunday, October 4, 2015 by lionel

psychology
example of backward conditioning, not the one pavlov and watson gave.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 by conditioningkoon

psychology
example of simultaneous conditioning, not the one pavlov and watson gave.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 by conditioningkoon

psychology
example of delayed conditioning, not the one pavlov and watson gave.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 by conditioningkoon

stats
With the help of following data, determine both the regression equations Psychology (X): Mean= 30, Standard deviation=1.6 Sociology (Y): Mean= 25, Standard deviation= 1.7 Coefficient of correlation = 0.95
Saturday, October 3, 2015 by arti

Psychology
Could someone do this for me Imagine an action that you engage in every day and explain how neurons and neurotransmitters might work together to help you engage in the action by defining what the major parts of neuro do. ****Use complete sentences and correct subject/verb ...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by maguette

psychology
Gavin, a seventh grader, has more trouble in school than many of his peers, particularly with word problems in math and other areas that aren't concrete and tangible. In spite of high motivation, he still struggles, and new situations and problems “throw him” more than ...
Sunday, September 27, 2015 by Anonymous

psychology
A study was conducted in which the teachers were asked to rate students for a particular trait on a ten point scale. With the help of data given below find out whether significant difference exists in the rating of the students by the teachers.Teachers Students A B C D E F G X...
Saturday, September 26, 2015 by Suresh

statistics
With the help of following data, determine both the regression equations Psychology (X): Mean= 30, Standard deviation=1.6 Sociology (Y): Mean= 25, Standard deviation= 1.7 Coefficient of correlation = 0.95
Friday, September 25, 2015 by Saju

psychology
_is often considered the father of mental test and measurements. a. Carl Gauss, b. Clark Wissler c.Sir Francis Galton d.Alfred Binet. My answer is c
Friday, September 25, 2015 by val

Psychology
How would a correlation -.68 look on a scatter diagram?
Friday, September 18, 2015 by Pauline Brown

Psychology
what is the unconditioned stimulus (US), unconditioned response (UR), condition stimulus and conditioned response of this example??? 1.)Art goes to a meeting in New Orleans and tries some oysters at the oysters bar. He likes the taste and eats quite few. Soon he becomes very ...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by terry

psychology
Dr. Jefferson is conducting an experiment in which she is interested in the effects of caffeine on visuospatial ability in adult participants. She conducts an experiment in which she gives one group a pill containing 20mg of caffeine and a second group a placebo pill. One hour...
Sunday, September 13, 2015 by Bill

Psychology
A researcher has conducted an experiment in which she has given participants a placebo, 10mg, and 20mg of a drug. She then measured their anxiety, blood pressure, and heart rate in response to the drug. How many levels does this experiment’s independent variable have?
Sunday, September 13, 2015 by Bill

psychology
Which approach would explain that phobias are acquired through classical conditioning and the hypochondriac's "sickness behavior" is reinforced by sympathy and attention?
Thursday, September 10, 2015 by april

Algebra
Students get two grades for a test in an introductory psychology course: a letter grade, and a numerical equivalent (weighted value). So an A is worth 4 points, a B is worth 3 points, a C is worth 2 points, a D is worth 1 point, and an F is worth 0 points. The results for the ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by Camry

Community psychology
Can some on think of a public meeting with board of directors that are like involved for a community I need to like a website do to need to write down the public meeting .
Thursday, September 3, 2015 by Angel

Unisa (psychology)
Piagets theory of cognitive development is very important in the mediation of learning ,especially under multicultural conditions
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Zodwa

psychology
Teaching children social skills, perspective taking, __________ are important discipline strategies that promote lifelong, harmonious social interaction. A. forgiveness, and restitution B. effective communication, and emotion regulation C. forgiveness, and emotion regulation D...
Monday, August 24, 2015 by Bev

Biology, please help 9th
how the brain is related to human behavior and what the brain’s role is in the field of psychology.
Friday, August 14, 2015 by XenaGonzalez

psychology
when researchers find similarities in development between very different culture, what implications might such findings have for the nature vs nuture issue?
Monday, August 10, 2015 by skinnuminnie

Psychology
Dissociation and selective attention are two possible explanations for the phenomenon of
Saturday, August 8, 2015 by Tony

PSY 303
This theory of psychology proposes that dysfunction begins in infancy, and emphasizes the importance of unconditional positive regard as a vehicle for becoming constructive and productive adults
Saturday, August 1, 2015 by Lisa

Psychology
Which of the following types of brain wave activity is generally seen as one. dominant types during stage 1 sleep
Friday, July 31, 2015 by Eyvette

Criminal justice
This psychology is concerned with the rehabilitation of law violators a. behavioral b. correctional c. psychoanalytic d. criminal i'm confused between A and B
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by Amy

Psy 303 abnornmal Psychology
The __________ phase of schizophrenia precedes the disorder and is marked by deterioration from some higher level of functioning. (Points : 1) premorbid active prodromal residual
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Lisa

psy 303 abnormal psychology
According to the textbook, _______% of women never experience an orgasm at all.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by Lisa

psychology
1. Choose a behavior you would like to shape on someone you know. Select a terminal and initial behavior and the steps you would use to shape the behavior. Would you utilize punishment or reinforcement? Would fixed or variable outcomes play a role in your procedure?
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by gail

College Psychology
can some one explain it to me why life started in prenatal development??
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Mike

psychology
* Does life really start in prenatal development? * Who are the actual individuals involved in the prenatal stage of development?
Friday, July 17, 2015 by kim

Psychology
1)The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised is used to Select one: a. determine a child’s reading level b. determine a deaf child’s understanding of words c. identify people with communication difficulties d. identify children who should skip a grade b 2)Which of the ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Which of the following factors will not affect how a person does on an IQ test? Select one: a. How much sleep he/she had the night before b. None of the above c. What kind of mood that person is in d. Whether that person had anything to eat that day I am thinking c.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Sam’s I.Q. was 105 when he was tested at age nine. When he was thirteen, he was re-tested and his I.Q. was 120. Explain the increase in I.Q. using the concepts of trends/theories and socioeconomic factors.
Monday, July 13, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology
Classical Conditioning. 2. Pat feels fear whenever she sees snow. Not too long ago, she got into a car accident on a snowy road. a. Name the unconditioned stimulus(US): Car accident b. Name the conditioned stimulus(CS): Seeing snow c. Name the unconditioned response(UR): Fear ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015 by Erica

Psychology
Classical Conditioning. 1)Terell feels ill every time he sees a Wendy's restaurant sign. Two weeks ago while on his lunch break, he went to Wendy's and ate a chicken sandwich. He was not aware that the chicken was spoiled. a. Name the Unconditioned Stimulus(US): Spoiled ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015 by Erica

Psychology 20 (HELP)
haberdasher.hubpages./hub/The-Wild-Boy-o​f-Aveyron Read the Ages and Stages online journal article, The Wild Boy of Aveyron. 3. What does this case study say about the relative influence of Nature (genetic inheritance) or Nurture (social environment) in terms of human ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015 by Anonymous

Psychology 20 (HELP)
haberdasher.hubpages./hub/The-Wild-Boy-o​f-Aveyron Read the Ages and Stages online journal article, The Wild Boy of Aveyron. 1. What does this case study say about the relative influence of Nature (genetic inheritance) or Nurture (social environment) in terms of human ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015 by Bailey

Psychology 20 (HELP)
Read the Ages and Stages online journal article, The Wild Boy of Aveyron. 3. What does this case study say about the relative influence of Nature (genetic inheritance) or Nurture (social environment) in terms of human development? 4. What aspects of human development are ...
Saturday, July 11, 2015 by Bailey

psychology
<11{1[4(23)23]}> People have claimed that Jamie’s paintings have given them the blues. Clearly this cannot be entirely correct, since many of Jamie’s paintings contain no blue at all. The argument above is flawed because the author:
Thursday, July 9, 2015 by kevin

Abnormal Psychology
I have to create a timeline that displays the development of abnormal psychology. I have not been able to find any resources. I tried the link from the 2014 post and it no longer works. Can you please provide a location for me to go to?
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Cindy

psychology
According to Gardner, intelligence quotient (IQ) is the only barometer as to how students will succeed outside of school. A. Statement is true B. Statement is false C. Statement did not originate from Gardner D. Statement is partially accurate. I think the answer is A, ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Kelli

Psychology
How can attitude be distinguished from a passing thought about something or someone?
Monday, July 6, 2015 by Lian

psychology
The only research method that can determine whether a cause-effect relationship exists between two factors is called a(n) __________.
Friday, July 3, 2015 by Emily

Psychology
When researchers find similarities in development between very different cultures, what implications might such findings have for the nature-nurture issue?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Jessica

psychology
what happens to the brain as an individual grows older? a. what happens to the billions of nerve cells in the cortex as one becomes older? b. will the dead neurons be replaced? c. why is memory affected as one grows old?
Friday, June 26, 2015 by kyle

intro to psychology
The weather person on the evening news reports that the average monthly rainfall for the last six months is 10 inches. A farmer is trying to determine how the rain might affect his crops. This report will be meaningless to the farmer unless he also knows the:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
People in the grocery store are asked to do a taste test of a new soft drink. Two paper cups are given to each volunteer. Fifty percent of the participants are given two different soft drinks. The other half receive the same product but are told that the drinks are different. ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Functionalism is a school of psychology that examines: A. the causes and consequences of behavior. B. what happens when someone behaves the way they do. C. who in the person’s family behaves in a similar way. D. the parts of the brain that make people behave the way they do.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Critical thinking involves being able to: A. wonder, ask questions, define the question in clear terms, and accept the obvious. B. examine the evidence, analyze assumptions, and avoid emotional reasoning. C. examine the evidence, be curious and ask questions, but accept your ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
In recent decades, the public’s appetite for psychological information has led to the rise of pseudoscience, which: A. promises easy fixes to life’s problems and challenges. B. is a recently recognized branch of modern psychological study. C. focuses on recalling repressed...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
Although the majority of draw information from different schools of thought, most agree that it’s important to: A. gather empirical evidence, rather than rely on their hunches. B. obtain certification in all branches of psychology before selecting one to practice. C. start ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Although the majority of draw information from different schools of thought, most agree that it’s important to
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by elly

psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? A. Heritability estimates indicate whether an attribute was inherited or acquired. B. Highly heritable traits, like height, will always be inherited, regardless of environmental factors. C. Heritability is best ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Regarding differences between the sexes, both evolutionary psychologists and sociobiologists agree that women are more __________ than men.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about the Human Genome Project is not true? A. Researchers have identified almost all 3 billion units of DNA. B. Locating a gene is the first step to understanding how it works. C. Most human traits are affected by only one gene. D. Genes ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

Psychology
I understand the difference of primary and secondary psychopaths, but I am looking for examples of both. Thank You, Deshae
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by Deshae

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? A. Heritability estimates indicate whether an attribute was inherited or acquired. B. Highly heritable traits, like height, will always be inherited, regardless of environmental factors. C. Heritability is best ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Those who question evolutionary theorists’ ideas about human mating practices believe that evolution may have instilled in us the tendency to select a mate based on:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about the Human Genome Project is not true?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Which one of the following statements about heritability is true? Im sure that not B
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
According to linguist Noam Chomsky, the sentences “Lee gave the ball to Lynne” and “Lynne received the ball from Lee,” both have the same:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to 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:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Regarding differences between the sexes, both evolutionary psychologists and sociobiologists agree that women are more __________ than men.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
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 occurring across other races and nations. Sociobiologists would say that this behavior is:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Within groups, differences in intelligence are highly correlated with __________. Between groups, differences are highly correlated with __________.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Genetics and what we inherit from our biological parents play a significant role in our intelligence level. In fact, researchers have found that:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
A researcher is studying people of normal weight and obese individuals. She wants to know how the time of day affects hunger feelings in these two groups. When, during the experiment, the researcher looks at her watch, she has introduced a/an __________ into the research study.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Random assignment can be described as a research method:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to 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.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
To gain acceptance, a hypothesis must be:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
It is the proper role of a psychological research scientist to:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

intro to psychology
Sarah Maguire has noticed at work that office meetings held in the late morning go more quickly than those scheduled after lunch. She tells her boss that she believes that if meetings are held at 11 a.m., the group will spend more time on the agenda and less discussing ...
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
A behaviorist is asked to evaluate five students in the second grade who exhibit impulse control problems. The behaviorist decides it is best initially to study them in the classroom without interfering with their behavior. This behaviorist is conducting __________ research.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
According to the APA, the ethics of informed consent requires that research participants must:
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
In order to be useful, a test must be reliable. In other words, it must: A. produce the same results from one time to the next. B. predict other criteria of the trait being measured. C. measure what it is designed to measure. D. compare results against established standards of...
Friday, June 19, 2015 by elly

psychology
The biosocial approach suggests that gender differences are based on: a. the hormone and neurological differences between men and women. b. how men and women think about their environment. c. the physical ability of men to protect the home and of women to bear children. d. the...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 by Lucy

psychology
Could the effect of being clinically depressed on the number of close friendships an individual has be studied in an experimental research design? I think not because the variables cannot be manipulated.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by shelly

Criminal Justice
Hello, I am having a hard time finding information on psychological risk factors associated with gangs between 1908 to 2008. Is there any information regarding psychology and gangs in the past. I am not asking for the answer, but I need help in finding information. Thank you, ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Chauncey

Psychology
I want to condition a pet pig to come running for a food reward when I blow a whistle. In the process of this conditioning effort, the main idea is to A. pair a neutral stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus. B. teach the pig to pay attention to the sound of a whistle. C. ...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by Lynd

psychology
PLEASE HELP LAST QUESTION.??? Among William James's contributions to the science of psychology is that he A. he wrote the first American text in psychology b.. developed a psychodynamic treatment for mental illness. c.experimented with classical conditioning d. developed ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by karla

psychology
Design a series of test items that would indicate the different intelligences according to Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Provide one (1) original example of how you would test each of the eight (8) different intelligences. I need help please how can i do...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by siulaniperez

Psychology
Compare and contrast the temperament and biological approach and the personality approach with respect to development, causes of behavior, and influences on criminal behavior. Which approach has more of an influence on developing criminal characteristics?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Anonymous

psychology
Suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed. Using a normal curve table, what percentage of architects have Z-scores: Above .10 = Below .10 = Above .20 = Below .20 = Above 1.10 = Below 1.10 = Above -.10 = Below -.10 =
Sunday, May 3, 2015 by eddie wade

psychology
which of the followinfg is not a current trend regarding marriage? A. an increase in the average age at first marriage. B. an increase in the percentage of couples who voluntarily remain childless. C. an increase in the number of single adults. D. a decrease in the percentage ...
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Kira

Psychology
HELP !!! Which statistics concept is described? Choose from these answers: [(A):statistical test] [(B):Null Hypothesis] [(C):alpha] [(D):one-tailed test] [(E):two-tailed test] [(F):Type I error] [(G):Type II error] [(H):the statistic Z] 1)When a hypothesis is that two groups ...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Math, Psychology
Can anyone tell me what should be the answer to this question? What term is being described: Choose from these answers: (A)Central Limit Theorem (B)Normal distribution (C)Standard Error (D)Z-score (E)Transformation rules 1) If you keep taking more and more samples, the average...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Anonymous

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