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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

child psychology in general
in conducting experiments the test scientific theories exceptions? a.can be ignored if they are few in number b.tend to disprove or substantially weaken the theory and must be reported c.are included in order to increase the power theory d.suggest that the research method aree...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 8:53am

child psychology in general
psychological theories sees childrens behaviour as primarily? a.goal oriented b.instinctive c.emotion triggered d. constant my answer is a
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 8:36am

child psychology in general
which one of the following words or phrases is most closely related to piagets theory? a.psychoanalytical b.oedipal c.programmed learning d. stage by stage my answer is d
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 8:28am

child psychology in children
the compensator personaliy type expects his or her child to be > a.endangered b.unruly c.an achiever d.self sacrificing my answer is c the text says your getting a chance I never did,dont let me down,your always got to be first,winning is all that mattters
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 6:26am

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 my answer is b
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 6:07am

child psychology in general
most traditional childrens nursery rhymes? a.were written by children b.were written by educators c.make fun of physical distinctions d.encouage tolerance of others my answer is b
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 6:03am

psychology
In the brain, most excitatory communication in synapses occurs by way of glutamate and most inhibitory communication occurs by way of gamma-aminobutyric acid. In general terms, describe what the other neurotransmitters do.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 11:34pm

child psychology in general
psychological theories see childrens behaviour as primarily? a.goal oriented b.instinctive emotion triggered d. constant my answer is c
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:36am

child psychology in general
a child is most apt to become maternally deprived if his or her mother is? a.abusive b.incompetent c.over protective d.absent my answer is d
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:32am

child psychology in general
which one of the following words is most directly associated with the learning theory? aconservation b.programmed c.oedipal d.environmental my answer is b
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:30am

child psychology in general
the moralizer sees children as initially ? a.sheltered b.good c.bad d.deprived my answer is c
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:24am

child psychology in general
to say that formal theories are comprehensive means they ? a.have been tested on a large number of children b.are widely accepted in the field c.explain the reasons for behaviour d.encompass many different aspects of behaviour and development my answer is d
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:23am

child psychology in general
in conducting experiments to test scientific theories,exceptions? a.can be triggered if they are few in number b.tend to be disproved or substantially weaken the theory and must be reported c.are included to increase the power of the theory d.suggest that the research method ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:21am

child psychology in general
child development can most aptly be described as? a.linear b.like a pyramid c.like an inverted pyramid d.cyclical my answer is c
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 8:34pm

child psychology in general
which one of the following theories ask if children are self motivated or prodded? a.formal b.development c.informal d.learning my answer is b
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 8:32pm

Psychology
In their book The Bell Curve, Murray and Herrnstein supported their claim of intelligence differences between races and attributable to.
Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 7:36pm

Statistic/Psychology
Joe had a score of 72 on the Counseling Aptitude Scale, and the standard error of measurement of the scale is 3. Where would we expect Tom's true score to fall 99.5 percent of the time? a.71 to 73 b. 69 to 75 c. 66 to 78 d. 63 to 81
Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 7:26pm

statistic/Psychology
According to classical test theory if the observed variance of a test is 50 and the true variance is 40 what is the estimated reliability of the test? a. 0.40 b. 0.50 c.0.80 d. 0.90
Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 12:17pm

statistic/Psychology
According to classical test theory, if the observed variance of a test is 50 and the true variance is 40, what is the estimated reliability of the test? a. 0.40 b. 0.50 c. 0.80 d. 0.90
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 7:15pm

Statistic/Psychology
If the correlation between one's interest in statistics and being a "fun date" was -0.70, it would mean that: a. The higher someone's interest was in statistics, the more likely it would be that he or she is a fun date b. The higher someone's interest was...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 7:08pm

Statistic/Psychology
In using repression to predict an individuals performance on the criterion based on his or her score on the instrument, the prediction is least accurate when the correlation is: a.-1.00 b. 0.00 c 0.50 d. 1.00
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 6:57pm

Statistic/Psychology
Joe had a score of 72 on the Counseling Aptitude Scale, and the standard error of measurement of the scale is 3. Where would we expect Tom's true score to fall 99.5 percent of the time? a.71 to 73 b. 69 to 75 c. 66 to 78 d. 63 to 81
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 6:49pm

Psychology
A fleet of large trucks arrived in the mall parking lot after Janelle parked her car. When she returned to the lot she could not find her small vehicle in the maze of huge trucks. It took her at least half an hour of searching before she located her car. When telling the story...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:26pm

Psychology
Do you think John forgets the time of his appointments? Perhaps he is always late because it makes him feel powerful or, maybe he is just disorganized?" These questions are being asked in order to 
 A. determine whether John's tardiness is ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:25pm

Psychology
Unfortunately I have a D in the class, but I am an A student." When there is a difference between what I believe and what I do, 
 A. cognitive dissonance will develop.
 B. social cognition will be less decisive.
 C. central route ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:24pm

Psychology
One of the interesting aspects of family therapy is the "system" or roles which are assumed by family members. A good example would be _______________. 
A. the​ father sometimes comes home late
 B. the mother has difficulty making ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:22pm

Psychology
I have never been a good problem solver. I am not direct enough to be successful," the client complained. "You do not see yourself as a direct problem solver?" responded the therapist. This conversation is typical of _______________.  
A. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:21pm

Psychology
Nelda is fearful of public places and has managed to stay "at home" for the last three years. She and her therapist have developed a strategy. During the first week, she will go to the front door and open it and look outside. If she can remain calm, the goal for the ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:19pm

Psychology
It had been a confusing afternoon which Martin was embarrassed to share with anyone. About one o'clock, he suddenly realized that he was in a strange place with strange people who called him by name. Martin found himself in a town he had never heard of and wondered where ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:17pm

Psychology
Marvin collects things, not cars, or baseball cards, or even beer bottles. Marvin collects everything. He cannot seem to stop picking up "stuff" from the street or dumpsters. If he attempts to pass by a target for collection, he is overwhelmed with tension and must ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:16pm

Psychology
I know I am not going to do such a thing, but the thought keeps moving through my mindDid I remember to get dressed?" Karen recognizes her thought as unrealistic, but she stops at each restroom to check in the mirror. She checks again when she passes a window in which she...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:13pm

Psychology
It was 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 again. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:12pm

Psychology
Most of us respond negatively if a spider walks across our arm while we are studying, but Cassandra cannot bear the thought of a spider. If she suspects that a spider lurks inside a building, she will not enter. She employs an exterminator to treat her house once a week and, ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:58am

Psychology
Since you live in a tribal situation which views the piercing of the body with thorns as an indication of strength among men, women, children, and infants, the practice cannot be judged as abnormal." This statement is reflective of _______________.  
A. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:55am

Psychology
A student who has never written a term paper and is frightened by the prospect of such an effort may avoid reading the directions for the paper. "No one writes papers in French," or "You never told us what to do," might be used to deal with the problem. The...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:52am

Psychology
Phyllis is anxious to ride the parachute drop at the park. Her friend, Betsy, feels faint at the thought and does not enjoy watching others ride. These different reactions demonstrate that _______________. 
 A. perception of stress varies among individuals&#...
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 5:58am

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