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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

psychology 220
# 1.66 (1 pts.) James is a person with schizophrenia and has delusions that the CIA is after him. He believes that everyone on the street is trying to kill him and, as a matter of fact, he has been brought to a psychologist by the police after being arrested for assaulting an ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:34pm

Psychology 220
1.65 (1 pts.) David is a junior at the local high school. The school's administration believes his recent emotional outbursts during class may be due to problems in his home life. Who might be best suited to deal with this situation? A) the principal B) a guidance ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:31pm

Psychology 220
1.64 (1 pts.) Sangue dormido, or "sleeping blood" is a condition observed among individuals from the Cape Verde Islands (located off the west coast of Africa) and involves paralysis, convulsions, blindness, and tremors. This condition is referred to in DSM-IV as a(n...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:28pm

Psychology 220
# 1.55 (1 pts.) Which of the following information led Dr. Tobin to conclude that Peter was suffering from bipolar disorder? A) the fact that he reported having intense bouts of anxiety B) the fact that he had recently been married and soon after was divorced C) the fact that ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:24pm

Psychology 220
1.60 (1 pts.) "Coughing, sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, achiness, scratchy throat, and inability to sleep." This collection of symptoms represents a A) constellation. B) diagnosis. C) prognosis. D) syndrome. (MY answer is B) AM I RIGHT?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:19pm

Psychology 220
1.63 (1 pts.) Robert has a serious drinking problem, but his therapist feels that the drinking is a result of Robert's constant bouts with depression. Based on this information, what would Robert's principle diagnosis be? A) alcoholism B) bipolar disorder C) ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:16pm

psychology 220
# 1.62 (1 pts.) A psychologist suspects that Dan's psychotic episode may be related to the recent death of his wife. On which DSM-IV Axis would this stressful event be recorded? A) Axis I B) Axis II C) Axis III D) Axis IV (My answer is D) Am i right?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:13pm

PSYchology 220
# 1.61 (1 pts.) Dr. Johnson believes that the frequency and intensity of compulsive behavior exists on a continuum from mild to severe. Dr. Johnson prefers to use which approach when viewing this behavior? A) categorical B) dimensional C) medical D) nominal (MY answer is B) AM...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:10pm

PSYchology 220
1.60 (1 pts.) "Coughing, sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, achiness, scratchy throat, and inability to sleep." This collection of symptoms represents a A) constellation. B) diagnosis. C) prognosis. D) syndrome. (MY answer is D) AM I RIGHT?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:08pm

PSYchology 220
# 1.59 (1 pts.) Ralph has been sad and listless for 3 years. He can't sleep and has lost his appetite. Using a diagnostic system, one clinician arrives at a diagnosis of depression. Using the exact same diagnostic system, another clinician arrives at a diagnosis of ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 9:04pm

Statistics of Psychology
Create a numerical and verbal hypothesis statement: People who are cyber bullied have, for the most part, been bullied in more traditional manners as well." Their research showed that the incidence increased over time, with 23 cases (56%) taking place between 2003 and ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:37pm

Statistics of Psychology
Create a numerical and verbal hypothesis statement: People who are cyber bullied have, for the most part, been bullied in more traditional manners as well." Their research showed that the incidence increased over time, with 23 cases (56%) taking place between 2003 and ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:36pm

psychology 220
# 1.55 (1 pts.) Which of the following information led Dr. Tobin to conclude that Peter was suffering from bipolar disorder? A) the fact that he reported having intense bouts of anxiety B) the fact that he had recently been married and soon after was divorced C) the fact that...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:33pm

psychology 220
# 1.56 (1 pts.) Mr. Kang, a recent immigrant from China, is extremely overwhelmed and distressed by the untimely death of his wife. His co-workers are concerned about his mental health because he believes he is in constant contact with her and can be seen talking to her on a ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:32pm

psychology 220
# 1.49 (1 pts.) Donna's clinician has requested that she undergo electroconvulsive therapy in an attempt to control her current, drastic suicidal impulses. What stage of treatment is she in? A) immediate management B) assessment of objectives C) assessment of current ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:27pm

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 ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 7:31pm

psychology 220
# 1.29 (1 pts.) Mrs. Johansen is pregnant and has accidentally been exposed to a person with German measles. She should be most concerned about the possibility of producing a child with mental retardation if she is in the A) fetal period. B) 35th week. C) first trimester. D) ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 7:27pm

PSYchology 220
1.18 (1 pts.) Harry has recently been getting lost in the factory where he works. He is forgetting some of the names of his coworkers. He is having difficulty concentrating and his reading comprehension is poor. He denies having any memory problems but occasionally gets ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 7:19pm

psychology 220
A) Alzheimer's clients suffer from sudden cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from gradual losses. B) Alzheimer's clients suffer from global cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from selective losses. C) Alzheimer's clients ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 7:13pm

psychology
By dissociating key parts of personality, people are able to keep ___________ from reaching conscious awareness, thereby reducing their anxiety. a)symptoms b)compulsions c)confused thoughts d)disturbing memories
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:19am

psychology
Fred was diagnosed as schizophrenic at age 27. According to the information presented in your textbook, what is a probable description of his life at age 68? a)He has been institutionalized for 41 years. b)He may have shown improvement or even recovery. c)No recovery has been ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:09am

ABNORMAL psychology 220
Tommy is a 43-year-old man who has Down syndrome. Recent research indicates that he is likely to develop A) Parkinson's disease. B) Alzheimer's disease. C) Pick's disease. D) multiple sclerosis.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:52pm

psychology
According to Freud, a boy's identification with his father is usually the result of the overwhelming power of a) penis envy. b) ovarian envy. c) moral anxiety. d) castration anxiety.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:14pm

psychology
Ed, who suffers from dementia, has enormous difficulty getting dressed in the morning because he cannot plan and organize the behaviors necessary to complete the task. Ed's difficulty is in the area of A) executive function. B) agnosia. C) apraxia. D) aphasia.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10:44pm

Child Psychology
What is meant by resilient and fragile properties of behavior? Choose an example of your own experience that illustrates how a behavior can contain both resilient and fragile properties.
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:12am

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