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Psychology
If motivation consists only of drive-reduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? A. Competitive, hard driving B. Not hungry, thirsty, no pain, absence of fear, basically a coach potato C. Constant change, always re-establishing homeostasis D. Gradual movement from ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 7:04pm

Psychology
Sexual arousal in human beings is different from that of animals. It is clear that human sexual arousal can occur: A. only as the result of specific hormone changes. B. only during female ovulation. C. frequently in males, but seldom in females. D. as the result of many ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 7:03pm

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 6:57pm

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
In terms of the general adaptation syndrome, the body prepares for a long, drawn-out battle during the ______ stage. A. resistance B. fight-or-flight C. alarm D. exhaustion MY ANSWER: C THIS IS ALSO WRONG. IT IS NOT C
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:53am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
5. Evaluation apprehension is related to social facilitation in the same way that _________ is related to the Ringlemann effect. A. social loafing B. proximity C. effort loss D. diffusion MY ANSWER: D THAT IS WRONG, FIX IT
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:52am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Evaluation apprehension is related to social facilitation in the same way that _______ is related to the Ringlemann effect. A. proximity B. diffusion C. effort loss D. social loafing
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:35am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Which of the following statements is true of persuasive messages? A. Messages that offer a remedy for a person's fears tend to be effective. B. Messages presenting a one-sided argument tend to be more effective than "he said; she said" messages. C. People tune ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:35am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Deindividuation is related to mobs in the same way that _______ is related to groups. A. diffusion of responsibility B. social prejudice C. attitude D. persuasion
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:33am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Social psychology can best be defined as the study of A. interactions between individuals. B. attitude perception and formation. C. individual responses to group expectations. D. society formation.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:32am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
A planning committee has decided to determine the zoning of a particular area based on data provided by the town engineer. Which social decision scheme has the committee adopted? A. Majority-wins scheme B. First-shift rule C. Objective analysis scheme D. Truth-wins scheme
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:31am

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Ralph hears that his neighbor's son was stopped and ticketed for speeding. Without knowing the facts of the case, he tells his wife what he thinks. "That boy was always reckless," he says. "I expect he was speeding down the road without a thought for anyone...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:30am

PSYCHOLOGY
What are the three most significant concepts you have learned in this course that you would include in a speech supporting incorporation of health psychology concepts into health care policy? Please explain why you would incorporate (why are they important?)
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8:18pm

Psychology
Studies have shown that the longer children had lived in an orphanage the lower their IQ scores are. Is this a positive or negative correlation? Provide an explanation.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 2:20pm

Psychology Help Please
When rethinking a problem why do people do a social comparison? What school of thought did client centered therapy come from? What is the biology of love based on? If a person sees the glass half full, what type of outlook do they have? Human sexuality is influenced by three ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 8:10pm

Psychology
The testing company has hired qualified people in the field to administer the new test bank to subjects of different ages and ethnic backgrounds. They need a sizable number of scores from inner city, urban, and country/small town subjects. Their goal is to gather sufficient ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 5:14pm

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Which one of the following statements best describes group behavior? A. Group behavior depends solely on its most influential individual members. B. As a group behaves, so too will each individual in the group. C. Group behavior is a thing apart from the behavior of any ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:51am

Psychology
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows: A. a college education reduces the gap between the IQ scores of white and black races. B. nutrition reduces the gap. C. scores for black test takers improve as they mature. D...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:10am

Psychology
In their book The Bell Curve, Murray and Herrnstein supported their claim of intelligence differences between races as attributable to: A. the effect of environment on the development of intelligence. B. the extent to which intelligence is inherited. C. the lack of validity of...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:10am

Psychology
Nisa has grown up in a small village in the foothills. There was no electricity and water had to be hand pumped. They seldom saw people from the "outside." When she entered school the bus had to pick her up at 6:30 am in order for her to arrive at school by 8:30 am. ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:09am

Psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:08am

Psychology
If the prototype is block or ball, the concept is: A. construction. B. toy. C. child. D. play. I think it is Toy ( B)
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:02am

psychology
You deprive your six-year-old of dessert each time he fails to eat his spinach. In this sort of _______, you weaken a response through taking away something pleasant or desire
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 2:14pm

psychology
Agatha maintains that people are capable of freely making voluntary choices. Constance is mainly focused on how aggression is caused by genetic inheritance. It seems reasonable to assume that Constance is not much interested in environmental factors impacting behavior while ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 3:48pm

Introduction of Psychology
Mr. Lunn's class is walking down the hall using walking feeet. This is an example of an: a.permissive disicipline b.an awareness of registers c.rule bonding d.altruism
Monday, May 27, 2013 at 10:19am

Science
Search for a Psychology journal that investigates the relationship between sleep and memory. It should include specific variables. The article must be an empirical study and peer reviewed.
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 5:23pm

Introduction of Psychology
Rooting is an example of a/ an a.primal reflex b.survival reflex c.early reflex d.eating reflex
Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:57am

Psychology
Please help in answering the questions below, this is the extract. Jamal is a 27 year old male who presented with some difficulties in his life. His main presenting concern was related to problems with alcohol and illicit drugs. He has reportedly had a long standing history of...
Friday, May 24, 2013 at 8:51am

psychology
Hello, can anyone help me with two questions. How did the perspectives of empiricism and structuralism lead to the development of American functionalism? Does American functionalism differ significantly from its European heritage.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:01pm

psychology
Hello I have a question. Is there a place for Gestalt psychology in current psychological research and application.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:56am

Psychology
Kara heard the noise, but could not understand what was being said. Perhaps it was simply the humming of the machines that she heard? She was uncertain whether she should move toward or away from the sound. Kara is having difficulty with: A. sensation. B. perception. C. ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 2:17pm

Psychology
Uncle Billy fell asleep in front of the television again. Five minutes later a noise from the kitchen awakened him. He sat up looking a bit dazed and explained, "I was having something like a dream. I saw my first bicycle, Old Blue, just as bright and shiny as it was when...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:17am

Psychology
Young adults in their early twenties spend: A. ten percent of their total sleep in stage 1. B. 20 percent of their total sleep in stage 2. C. half of their total sleep in stage 2. D. half of their total sleep in stage 3. Answer C
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:15am

Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that: A. perception has taken place. B. the activation is the result of stimulus. C. the brain has interpreted the event. D. a single isolated sense is now perceiving the event. Answer:A
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:15am

Psychology
Monique cannot seem to sit still, talks rapidly, and never seems to get tired at the end of the day. Her friends suspect that she is taking: A. cocaine. B. Rohypnol. C. LSD. D. speed. im guessing it could be cocaine or LSD
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:50pm

Psychology
A physiological support of hypnosis as a different state of consciousness is: A. rapid eye movement initiated when a person is hypnotized. B. a change in the electrical activity of the brain in hypnosis. C. the sense of time removed. D. reaction time slows down A. rapid eye ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:49pm

psychology HW CHECK PLEASE
can you check this for me : For those who graduate from high school, get a full-time job, and marry before they have their first child, the probability that they will be poor is 2%. But, if those things are absent, 76% will be poor.” a) What is the causal relationship ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:34pm

Psychology
Monique cannot seem to sit still, talks rapidly, and never seems to get tired at the end of the day. Her friends suspect that she is taking: A. cocaine. B. Rohypnol. C. LSD. D. speed. cocaine
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:27pm

Psychology
Drug addiction occurs when: A. an individual will lie about taking a drug. B. a drug no longer causes a person to get high, but they take it again. C. biological or psychological dependence on taking the drug develops. D. a person can be without the drug no longer than five days.
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:19pm

Psychology
Bryan was edgy and seemed to lose his temper at the drop of a hat. His sister suggested that he would benefit by practicing an altered state of consciousness. He was surprised to hear his sister suggest that he should take drugs, but was soon corrected when she explained that ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:17pm

Psychology
Meditation results in an altered state of consciousness by: A. reducing the activity level. B. lowering the heart rate. C. decreasing the use of oxygen. D. refocusing attention.
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:16pm

Psychology
Although someone who is hypnotized may be compliant and susceptible to suggestion, it is clear that: A. they are pretending and know exactly what they are doing. B. they will be able to recall the directions and events which took place after they return to a fully conscious ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:15pm

Psychology
Avis put off writing her term paper until three days before it was due. "It's not that big of a deal. I can whip it out in a couple of hours," she thought. As it turned out, this was not the case. She averaged two hours a night sleep as she struggled to write the...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:14pm

Psychology
Barry knew Alice was tired, but he was surprised that the argument between their three-year-old twin boys did not awaken her. She had not been asleep very long and occasionally changed her position, but did not wake. Alice is probably in: A. stage 2 sleep. B. stage 3 sleep. C...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:13pm

Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:10pm

Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that: A. perception has taken place. B. the activation is the result of stimulus. C. the brain has interpreted the event. D. a single isolated sense is now perceiving the event.
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:09pm

Psychology
n a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:06pm

Psychology
Sound which impinges on the inner ear and the auditory nerve arrives as a fairly meaningless stimulus. At this point, it should be viewed as: A. perception. B. sensation. C. an auditory stimulus item. D. free of environmental noise. I think it is perception
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:57pm

Introduction to Psychology
According to the James-Lange Theory, crying over spilled milk will result in:
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:36am

Introduction of Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in asense organ, it is clear that:
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:38am

Introduction to Psychology
Drug addication occurs when: a.an individual will lie about it.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 9:31am

Introduction of Psychology
The means of travel within and between nuerons is different because:
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:53am

Introduction to Psychology
According to the all-or-one law
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:26am

science
Exhibit a behaviour that you do every day that you think is influenced by heredity and environment. Describe how three of the seven modern perspectives/approaches of psychology would be used to explain your behavior. Make sure that your discussion is not too personal in nature...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:20pm

psychology
Exhibit a behaviour that you do every day that you think is influenced by heredity and environment. Describe how three of the seven modern perspectives/approaches of psychology would be used to explain your behavior. Make sure that your discussion is not too personal in ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:23pm

psychology
Exhibit a behaviour that you do every day that you think is influenced by heredity and environment. Describe how three of the seven modern perspectives/approaches of psychology would be used to explain your behavior. Make sure that your discussion is not too personal in nature...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:15pm

psychology
Provide detailed descriptions of individuals based on careful observation or formal psychological testing Sigmund Freud is famous for
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 9:42am

science, psychology
Exhibit a behaviour that you do every day that you think is influenced by heredity and environment. Describe how three of the seven modern perspectives/approaches of psychology would be used to explain your behavior. Make sure that your discussion is not too personal in nature...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

Psychology
A physiological support of hypnosis as a different state of consciousness is: (Points: 5) rapid eye movement initiated when a person is hypnotized. a change in the electrical activity of the brain in hypnosis. the sense of time removed. reaction time slows down. I believe it ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:51am

Psychology
Although someone who is hypnotized may be compliant and susceptible to suggestion, it is clear that: (Points: 5) they are pretending and know exactly what they are doing. they will be able to recall the directions and events which took place after they return to a fully ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:50am

Psychology
Barry knew Alice was tired, but he was surprised that the argument between their three-year-old twin boys did not awaken her. She had not been asleep very long and occasionally changed her position, but did not wake. Alice is probably in: (Points: 5) stage 2 sleep. stage 3 ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:49am

Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that: (Points: 5) perception has taken place. the activation is the result of stimulus. the brain has interpreted the event. a single isolated sense is now perceiving the event. I believe it is the ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:37am

Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in total...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:36am

Psychology
n a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:35am

Psychology
Barry knew Alice was tired, but he was surprised that the argument between their three-year-old twin boys did not awaken her. She had not been asleep very long and occasionally changed her position, but did not wake. Alice is probably in: (Points: 5) stage 2 sleep. stage 3 ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:05pm

Psychology
Although someone who is hypnotized may be compliant and susceptible to suggestion, it is clear that: (Points: 5) they are pretending and know exactly what they are doing. they will be able to recall the directions and events which took place after they return to a fully ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:04pm

Psychology
A physiological support of hypnosis as a different state of consciousness is: (Points: 5) rapid eye movement initiated when a person is hypnotized. a change in the electrical activity of the brain in hypnosis. the sense of time removed. reaction time slows down. I believe it ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:03pm

Psychology
In a classroom experiment, students were asked to place one paper clip in each hand. They were then instructed to add paper clips to the left hand until they were certain that the clips in the left hand weighed more than the paper clips in the right hand. The class average was...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:01pm

Psychology
As a scientist, Carl is concerned with the intensity of lights in the modern human environment. In his research project, Group A consists of volunteers who have agreed to sleep each night for a week with a 150 watt light bulb hanging over their bed. Group B will sleep in ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:00pm

Psychology
When physical energy has resulted in a response in a sense organ, it is clear that: (Points: 5) perception has taken place. the activation is the result of stimulus. the brain has interpreted the event. a single isolated sense is now perceiving the event. I believe it is the ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:59pm

Psychology
Sound which impinges on the inner ear and the auditory nerve arrives as a fairly meaningless stimulus. At this point, it should be viewed as: (Points: 5) perception. sensation. an auditory stimulus item. free of environmental noise. I believe it is Perception
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:57pm

Psychology
Personality disorders are thought to originate during childhood but many health professionals are reluctant to diagnose children. Why is this? I need to know the positives and negatives of early diagnosis of personality disorders in children. Can someone please help me out? ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:07pm

Introduction to Victimology
•a definition of victimology •its history and how it has developed •explain how its different from criminology, sociology, or psychology •Who established the first safe houses for battered women, as well as where and when these safe-houses were established...
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:00am

psychology
Learning from animal responses 1930 - 1950
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 10:54pm

psychology
To gain acceptance, ahypothesis must be: a. suggested by a credible authority. b. kept secret until the research is completed. c. imaginative and appealing. d. backed by empirical evidence. i choose the answer d is that correct. ASsp
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:34pm

psychology
nrem sleep is characterized by:
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:03am

psychology
In order to be useful, a test must be reliable. In other words, it must : performance. 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 againt etablished ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:32pm

Psychology Statistics
2 For a sample of n = 20 individuals, how large a Pearson correlation is necessary to be statistically significant for a two-tailed test with  = .05? 3 The Pearson correlation is calculated for a sample of n = 25 individuals. What value of df should be used to ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:19am

Psychology
Consider the interpretation of psychological findings. You are taking a multiple choice assessment, similar to this one, when you encounter a quandary. You see a series of four possible answer choices, two of which seem very plausible conclusions. What do you do? Answer ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:11pm

Psychology
An essential part of scientific thinking is not only how to use statistics correctly, but also how to identify the misuse of statistics. Our textbook authors suggest that students should: Answer distrust all statistics because they convey a false impression of certainty and ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:11pm

Psychology
Dr. Allen is trying to determine the best method by which to draw a comparison between the amount of time his students spend in the library to the grade point average of his students across the spectrum. Which research design should Dr. Allen follow, and why? Answer ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:10pm

Psychology
Janet has been attending Killian High School for three years. At the beginning of her senior year, she is enrolled in Ms. Brosham's AP English Class. She heard from her two older siblings that Ms. Brosham was a hard-nosed, crusty teacher who did not tolerate uncertainty. ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:06pm

psychology
what makes social psychology unique in terms of social science
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 5:36pm

psychology
KINDLY GIVE ME 2 PARAGRAPHS, WHY BRAIN IS IMPORTANT?THANK YOU
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8:56am

statistics
The sample mean for a recent introductory psychology test was 78, and the sample variance was 9. If a student received a score of 82, what was this student’s z-score?
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:36pm

psychology
What makes psychology a science????? and What are independent and dependent variables in regards to scientific research in psychology?????
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:05pm

psychology
Perceptions are linked to sensations. what happens when we get overloaded from our senses and how would that overload impact perceptions?
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 10:28pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Sara, a life-long ballet student, reports she feels like she does not want to participate in ballet anymore. She also states she is tired and cannot seem to get enough sleep. Bipolar disorder Generalized anxiety disorder Obsessive-Compulsive disorder Major depressive disorder
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 8:48am

Psychology
I'm doing the classic experiment on "reaction time: male vs. female. " The test involve dropping a ruler and see where the subject catches it. The problem is that If i was the one to drop the ruler, depend on the subject being male or female, it would influence ...
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 1:50am

PSY202
This branch of psychology is primarily concerned with what can be readily seen and recorded
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 3:08am

Psychology
__________ serve as the cytoskeleton of the brain. They support the function of neurons by insulating, repairing, and nourishing them. A. Glial cells B. Dendrites C. Axons D. Cell bodies i say it A
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1:35pm

Psychology
Dr. Lange is a developmental psychologist. He specialized in cognitive development during the period of infancy. Like most psychologists who focus on specific periods of development, his studies: A. emphasize the chemical changes in the synaptic gap. B. study the credibility ...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:51am

Psychology
Four weeks from conception, cell division: A. begins to slow down. B. has resulted in an embryo which is 10,000 times larges than the zygote. C. creates a zygote. D. moves to the fetal period. I believe it is B
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:49am

Psychology
Danette knows she is not at all like her parents. She could never be like them. She is her own unique person. Her style of dress, mannerisms, and language emphasize her uniqueness. According to Erkison, Danette is attempting to establish: A. permanence. B. generativity. C. ...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:43am

Psychology
Behavioral geneticists and evolutionary psychologists emphasize: A. environmental influence on development. B. the role of personality in development. C. the significance of hereditary factors in development. D. the importance of parenting skills in development. I believe it is D
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:41am

Psychology
According to the all-or-none law: A. all axons in an area will fight at a given signal. B. an axon moves from its resting state with various degrees of stimulation. C. only sufficient electrical activity will cause the axon to fire. D. there is a gradual build up of electrical...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:40am

Psychology
According to the all-or-none law: A. all axons in an area will fight at a given signal. B. an axon moves from its resting state with various degrees of stimulation. C. only sufficient electrical activity will cause the axon to fire. D. there is a gradual build up of electrical...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:39am

Psychology
Information which comes to a neuron must arrive through its: A. axons. B. glial cells. C. prefrontal area. D. dendrites. I believe it is D..
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:39am

Psychology
Good day , please can you assist me with answering the following questions. There is a short paragraph describing a young man who has OCD symptoms. the questions are as follows "According to the DSM -IV diagnostic categories what diagnosis might you give Thabo, justify ...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:37am

Psychology
According to the all-or-none law: A. all axons in an area will fight at a given signal. B. an axon moves from its resting state with various degrees of stimulation. C. only sufficient electrical activity will cause the axon to fire. D. there is a gradual build up of electrical...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:37am

Psychology
Behavioral geneticists and evolutionary psychologists emphasize: A. environmental influence on development. B. the role of personality in development. C. the significance of hereditary factors in development. D. the importance of parenting skills in development. I believe it ...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:36am

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