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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

Psychology
The means of travel within and between neurons is different because: A. electrical signals move impulses within the neuron, while chemical signals move the impulses between neurons. B. chemical signals move the impulses within the neuron, while electrical signals move impulses...
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:34am

Psychology
Sam can't decide if he wants to go to the grocery store. Sam may had a stroke to the: A. Frontal lobe. B. hypothalamus C. Temporal lobe D. Parietal lobe I pick A.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:38pm

Psychology
A massage therapist stimulates the body, which in turn stimulates the
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:27pm

Psychology Counselling
I need to Interview a Counsellor. Can you suggest some questions can I ask about her job? Thanks!
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:28am

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.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:54am

Psychology
The means of travel within and between neurons is different because: A. electrical signals move impulses within the neuron, while chemical signals move the impulses between neurons. B. chemical signals move the impulses within the neuron, while electrical signals move impulses...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:54am

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...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:53am

Psychology
Information which comes to a neuron must arrive through its: A. axons. B. glial cells. C. prefrontal area. D. dendrites.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:53am

Psychology
Most neurons send information to: A. glial cells. B. the nucleus. C. other neurons. D. muscle groups
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:52am

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
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:51am

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 the behavior. This behaviorist is conducting __________ research.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:10pm

psychology
In the article "Conditioned emotional reactions" by John B. Watson and Rosalie Raynor., Explain the initial pairing of the bar and the rat in terms of learning through classical conditioning What are unconditional stimulus (US) conditional stimulus (CS) and ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:36am

Psychology
In the theories of development, Who is the founder of the cultural theory?
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 10:32pm

psychology
Mensa is a group for those who score within the top 2% on a standardized intelligence test. The group "provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members.What do you think about a group of people who get together based on their intelligence?
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 1:38am

Psychology
One way to measure the validity of test would be to:
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:47pm

Psychology
The weather person on the evening news reports that the average daily rainfall for the last six months is 10 inches. A farmer is trying to determine how the rain might affect his crops.
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:34pm

Psychology
Professor Webb is interested in conducting a study on gender differences and coping with stress. He should begin his research by examining:
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:01pm

research
I am doing a Psychology research paper. I wrote the sources I used but my teacher says I need 3 primary sources. Im not sure what he means. Please help me understand
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 6:19pm

psychology
Is addiction (Drug) a disease or a choice and why? Could it be possible that both apply according to scientific evidence
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 12:33am

psychology
I am trying to find a good topic question and hypothesis for addiction. In my class we were asked to pick any topic related to psychology and find research to back it up. Addiction is a wide range of different behaviors and I can't seem to find a concrete answer. My first ...
Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 4:17pm

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. ...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 5:27pm

HELP!!!!
Is there any good colleges in NEW YORK for COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY????
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:37pm

psychology
It's for a psychology experiment, i'm comparing the reaction times of people to the number of hours of sleep they get per night on average. Please give me some ideas on how to carry out this experiment. For example, like what will be a good way to select subjects, just...
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 4:21pm

psychology
It's for a psychology experiment, i'm comparing the reaction times of people to the number of hours of sleep they get per night on average. Please give me some ideas on how to carry out this experiment. For example, like what will be a good way to select subjects, just...
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 1:29pm

Psychology
How do I find reliable sites for a research project, when I can't use journal articles published online, or personal websites?
Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:35pm

Psychology/Math
What are significance/alpha levels and how does using a one versus a two tailed test affect significance levels?
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 8:50pm

Psychology/Math
What are significance/alpha levels and how does using a one versus a two tailed test affect significance levels?
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 8:38pm

psychology
2. Last week, Roger suddenly quit his job. He told his family he had decided to learn carpentry. He purchased a truckload of wood and nails, which now sits in his driveway because he changed his mind and decided to enroll in a school for massage therapy. The school confirms ...
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:21am

psychology statistics for behavioral sciences
A multiple-choice test has 48 questions, each with four response choices. If a student is simply guessing at the answers, a. What is the probability of guessing correctly for any question? b. On average, how many questions would a student get correct for the entire test? c. ...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:01pm

Motivation and Emotion
How would the behaviourist perspective of psychology explain the motivation behind the long hours and irregular schedule resulting in sleep deprivation in dancers.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:25am

psychology
How has psychology been impacted by the philosophical and religious theories of child rearing?
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 9:21am

Education
1. in a study examining preschoolers' responses to their peers distress, researchers used ___ to record each instance in which a child cried, followed by other children's reactions. a. time sampling b. systematic collection c. event sampling d. structured observation 2...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:42pm

psychology
The first year after the speed limit was reduced to 55 mph was the first year since there was a federal speed limit that no one in the United States who was observing the speed limit died in an auto accident. What does this prove?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:02pm

Psychology
I know a man who read to his 5 children every night before they went to bed, and they all could read before entering preschool. Suppose that this were true of all children we could find who were read to every night before going to bed but true of only a few of those who were ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:01pm

psychology
1. A recent study confirms that people who run regularly, live longer. How can one explain that? 2. More retired people die each year than those who have not retired. Does this mean that delaying retirement will increase one's life expectancy? Explain.
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:00pm

Psychology
How could my wife and I find out whether the South Beach Diet works for us? Write the methods section for an experiment.
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:53pm

psychology
A friend of mine finished fourth in her age group in the world duathlon (run, ride, run). She has two bicycles that differ along several variables, but she isn’t sure which one will be best for the next season. How could she find out? Write the methods section for an ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:51pm

psychology
Suppose that you have developed three new kinds of hair shampoo, and you want to know how people's preference depends on their age. Design an experiment to find out.
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:31am

psychology
What implications do the results of an experiment have for subjects that were not observed in the experiment?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:17am

PSYCHOLOGY
How would you characterize the work environment at Ford in the 1920s?
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 1:53am

Psychology - Please check my answers
1. When considering marital separation and divorce as a social problem, an effective approach might be to: __x_a. develop counseling options for couples in crisis. ____b. focus on problems with the institution of marriage itself. ____c. develop anger-management programs for ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7:32pm

Psychology - Social Problems
Please check my answers. 1. When considering marital separation and divorce as a social problem, an effective approach might be to: __x_a. develop counseling options for couples in crisis. ____b. focus on problems with the institution of marriage itself. ____c. develop anger-...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 5:14pm

psychology
Describe a hypothesis related to the area of psychology in which you are predicting an interaction. Describe the specific nature of the interaction (how different levels of each independent variable work together to produce different outcomes) and why you think an interaction ...
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 9:50am

Psychology/Biology Help!!
1) What memory system is sensation responsible for? Sensory, short term or long term memory system? Explain. 2) How does encoding memories relate to transfer appropriate processing and fluid intelligence?
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:16pm

Psychology
Do Psychologist adhere to the same code of ethics as a social worker? What is the number 1 ethical concern of a psychologist? What area of malpractice do psychologist face most.
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 9:49pm

psychology
Particular factors encourage people to be drawn into liking one another. In this context, the reciprocity of liking effect is primarily associated with A. physical attractiveness. B. propinquity. C. similarity. D. exposure.
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 4:38pm

Cognitive psychology
What was the varible for Mozart experiment?
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 2:06am

Abnormal Psychology
Another term for for conceptual framework within which a psychologist works is a? a. Theoretical Orientation b. Theoretical Perspective c. Paradigm d. All of the above. What I think is Paradigm, but I am not entirely sure.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:20pm

Abnormal Psychology
Who was the founder of the Psychoanalytic paradigm? Freud or Kraepelin?
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 8:12pm

Psychology
Freud's techniques and assumptions are most evident in today's A) cognitive therapies. B) behavior therapies. C) biomedical therapies. D) psychodynamic therapies. 3. Just as Chinh began telling his therapist about a painful childhood experience, he complained of a ...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:52pm

Psychology
Dr. Gillian explained that research has identified over 25,000 genes which are responsible for the genetic information which progresses from generation to generation. These genes are:
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:05pm

Psychology
Star and her brother, Mike, produce roughly the same levels of male hormones and female hormones. Given this information, it is likely that: Answer Star and Mike have not yet reached puberty. Star has reached puberty but Mike has not. Mike has reached puberty but Star has not...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:31pm

Psychology Help Please!!!
1)Activities such as cooing, thumb sucking, eating bring satisfaction. 2)Child response to some parental demands for such as bowel and bladder. 3)Child experiences the Oedipus complex. 4)Development continues, but sexual urges are relatively quiet. 5)Child shakes off old ...
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 7:53pm

Psychology
I need help. Not sure if my answers are correct. 1. complete the analogy: infrared is to ultraviolet as; a. white is to red b. fast is to slow c. slow is to fast d. red is to white 2. which of the following best describes why we perceive reversible figures? a. the brain is ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 2:09pm

writing
Edit mMath Autobiography Theresa V. Monteiro MAT 095 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM My name is Theresa and I am from Norwalk Connecticut. I’ve been living here for a year now. I moved to New London Connecticut to start my life. I’ve taken care of all my immediate family ...
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:59am

statistics
For a particular sample of 53 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 44 Third quartile = 68 Standard deviation = 8 Range = 55 Mean = 54 Median = 54 Mode = 71 Midrange = 64 I. What score was earned by more students than any other ...
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:44pm

psychology
When you make the comment, "I don't know," in the course of a discussion, this indicates that you: A. have a tolerance for uncertainty. B. are an empirical scientist. C. are evasive and opposed to further inquiry. D. accept your own ability.
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:57am

Psychology
what were the implications of Babbage's calculating engine for the new psychology?
Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 4:51pm

psychology
how has the definition of social faciliation evolved over time
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 7:21pm

Psychology
Human relations are universal, but those defined as basic or primary are: a. the same from culture to culture b.defined differently in different cultures
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:04pm

Psychology
Gayla's treatment for bulimia and binge eating has been highly successful. It is most likely that her treatment involved a combination of: A. cognitive therapy and behavior therapy B. psychodynamic therapy and behavioral skills training C. systematic desensitization and ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 5:17pm

psychology
At the age of four months, Zach was excitable and fearful. His dad taped a colorful picture beside the changing table to entertain Zach during diaper changes. Zach overreacted to the picture and became agitated and nervous. During his school years, Zach is most likely to: A. ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 3:21pm

psychology
To ensure that the memory of a child is accurate, it is important to: A. ask him to draw a picture of the event B. reward him for telling what happened C. reassure him that his friends have had the same experience D. avoid the use of leading questions or suggestion
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 4:30pm

the science of the mind (psychology)
2. which of the following statements regarding depth perception is true? a. texture gradient is a monocular cue b.experience teaches us to perceive relative size as an indicator of the color of an object c.motion parallax is detected because we perceive binocular disparity d....
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 8:19am

psychology
the goal of psychodynomic therapy is to:
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:19pm

statistics
Describe a hypothesis related to the area of psychology in which you are predicting an interaction. Describe the specific nature of the interaction and why you think an interaction would occur.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:31pm

statistics
5. A professor teaching introductory psychology gave the grades that follow. According to the normal curve, she should have given about 4% A’s, 14% B’s, 64% C’s, 14% D’s, and 4% F’s. Do a Chi-Square to determine if the actual grade assignment ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 3:25am

psychology
what does it mean mind over matter?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:09am

psychology
Which of the following individuals was instrumental in the early research examining fitness levels in depressed patients? A. Robert Cattell B. William Morgan C. Hans Selye D. James Blumenthal
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 11:00pm

Psychology
individuals who use problem-focused coping will deal with a problem or stressor by: A) making changes in their behavior B) accepting support through sympathy C) changing their point of view concerning the stressor D) attempting to manage their emotions
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:40pm

Sport Psychology
Which of the following types of exercise reliability reduce depression? a.) Resistance training b.) Stretching and flexibility c.) Aerobic Exercise d.) Both A and C
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:17pm

Psychology
In a neuron, the myelin sheath serves to insulte
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 3:16pm

psychology 220
# 1.36 (1 pts.) Based on the incidence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in various ethnic groups, which of the following individuals would be considered high risk? A) a woman of French Canadian descent B) a woman of Irish descent C) a woman of Italian descent D) a woman of Native ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 2:52pm

psychology 220
Korsakoff's syndrome sufferers often display A) an inability to recall recent information B) psychotic behavior C) speech difficulties D) motor difficulties (my answer is "B psychotic behavior") am i right?
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 1:10am

psychology 220
1.75 (1 pts.) Had Mark Chen been cognitively alert and responsive in the textbook case, he would have had the legal right to decline Dr. Tobin's recommendation for ECT. His decision would have been supported by A) the Americans with Disabilities Act. B) parens patriae. C) ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:40am

psychology
Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory appears to have been heavily influenced by the ____________ models of his time. a)chemical b)social c)evolutionary d)hydraulics
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:30am

psychology
In the stranger situation, a child with a(n) _____ attachment style will most likely seek close contact when a caregiver returns, but simultaneously push her away. a)avoidant b)disorganized c)ambivalent d)secure
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:29am

psychology 220
1.74 (1 pts.) You are a therapist and one of your clients has just told you that he is planning to murder his neighbor. Based on the principle of "duty to warn" what is the primary thing you should do? A) Ignore your client's threat. B) Notify the potential ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:28am

psychology
Martika is a homosexual and her immediate environment is not very supportive. Her family has ignored her since she revealed her sexual orientation, and her boss often makes negative comments about homosexuality. Martika's experience with her sexual orientation would be a ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:28am

psychology 220
1.73 (1 pts.) Dr. Strickland has neglected to notify Gary, one of his newest clients, about the potential risks of therapy and the limits of confidentiality during therapy sessions. Dr. Strickland has not provided him with the information needed for Gary to give A) information...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:43pm

psychology
how can i explain racism in relations to cognitive perspective?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:37pm

psychology
Marla is talking to a friend and spreading a rumor that she heard about a co-worker. When the friend asks where she heard the rumor, Marla cannot remember. Marla is experiencing what psychologists call 1)retrograde amnesia. 2)anterograde amnesia. 3)source amnesia. 4)stress ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:30pm

psychology
Recent neuroimaging research indicates that people with OCD show increased levels of grey matter in the _____ and the _____ relative to those who do not have OCD. 1)splenium; corpus collosum 2)locus ceruleus; hypothalamus 3)thalamus; left frontal cortex 4)thalamus; right ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:28pm

psychology 220
1.72 (1 pts.) Which of the following types of disorders would not meet the criteria for insanity according to the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984? A) schizophrenia B) major depression C) bipolar disorder D) antisocial personality disorder (my answer is "A ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:30pm

psychology 220
1.72 (1 pts.) Which of the following types of disorders would not meet the criteria for insanity according to the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984? A) schizophrenia B) major depression C) bipolar disorder D) antisocial personality disorder (my answer is "D antisocial ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:28pm

psychology 220
1.71 (1 pts.) Wendy has been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital. When she tries to use the ward pay phone, the staff members stand nearby and listen to her conversation. Occasionally they have actually interrupted her calls and have hung the phone up on her. ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:22pm

psychology 220
1.69 (1 pts.) Dr. Ramirez is a clinical psychologist who treats individuals with somatoform disorders, yet he is still troubled by his own somatic complaints. Which of the following roles and responsibilities would be in question in this case? A) therapist competence B) ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:16pm

Psychology 220
1.68 (1 pts.) In order to evaluate the effectiveness of a new psychotherapeutic technique, Dr. Schwartz is testing the therapy on clients that have sought treatment from him at his private practice. According to Martin Seligman, Dr. Schwartz is conducting an A) epidemiological...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:44pm

psychology 220
1.67 (1 pts.) Shelly meets twice a week with a number of individuals who also have similar problems. They openly share their problems with others in a trusting, receptive environment which also facilitates improvement of their interpersonal skills. Shelly is participating in A...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:38pm

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