# Homework Help: Social Studies: Psychology

## Recent Homework Questions About Psychology

Statistics in Psychology
What research steps must you go through to use the relationship between a person’s intelligence and grade average in high school so that, if you know a person’s IQ, you can more accurately predict the person’s grade average?

Statistics in Psychology
Please help. Thank you in advance for your time. In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 (x¯= 85, Sx= 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 (x¯= 50, Sx = 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?

Statistics in Psychology
Please help with this question, THANK YOU in advance. A line should be over the top of both X’s. In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 (X = 85, Sx = 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 (X=50, Sx = 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how ...

Statistics in Psychology
Please help me with both of these questions. THANK YOU in advance for your for you help. 13. For the data, 9 5 10 7 9 10 11 8 12 7 6 9 (a) Compute the z-score for the raw score of 10. (b) Compute the z-score for the raw score of 6. 14. For the data in question 13, find find ...

Statistics in Psychology
QUESTION 25: In a study you obtain the following data representing the aggressive tendencies of some football players:40 30 39 40 41 39 31 28 33(a) Researchers have found that  is 30 in the population of nonfootball players, 1X 5 5. 2 Using both tails of the sampling ...

Psychology (statistics)
Assume that the data in question 25 reflect a highly skewed interval variable. (a) What statistics would you compute to summarize these conditions? (b) We compute them to be 14, 12, and 8.5, respectively. What conclusion about the study should you draw? (c) What conclusion ...

Psychology (statistics)
In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 1X 5 85, SX 5 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 1X 5 50, SX 5 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?

Psychology
For an IQ test, we know the population _ 5 100 and the _X 5 16. We are interested in creating the sampling distribution when N 5 64. (a) What does that sampling distribution of means show? (b) What is the shape of the distribution of IQ means and the mean of the distribution...

Statistics
WEB CALCULATOR EXERCISE Descriptive Statistics 1 The table below presents data for a sample of people who completed a religious survey. Age Gender Denomination Church Attendance 56 1 7 4 46 2 6 5 49 2 6 5 49 1 1 5 27 2 9 5 51 1 4 2 47 2 2 3 67 1 5 4 49 2 2 6 33 1 12 6 55 2 9 5...

social psychology
Assume that an individual engages in behaviors that are in conflict with their stated religious beliefs, and they experience dissonance. What impact might this have on their beliefs? What might allow people to productively resolve that dissonance?

psychology
need help on a one page paper about resiliencey in a child you know. need to describe their personal characteristics, did they have a warm relationship with at least one parent and what about social support

Psychology
Within each gene, elements of DNA are arranged in a particular order, forming a code that influences the synthesis of particular proteins. This code affects every aspect of the body, from its structure to the chemicals that keep it running. The above process describes:

psychology
where does spanking fall between punishment and discipline

psychology
20 You are trying to boot your computer but your computer keeps displaying a message after the POST that says â€œ'invalid specificationâ€. What does the error mean?â€ a. an attempt to overclock the primary drive has failed. b. The hard drives thrashing from a ...

Psychology
According to the APA, the ethics of informed consent requires that research participants must: A. know nothing about the research study B. enter the study with minimal knowledge of the risks C. be free to terminate their participation in a study D. have full, detailed ...

intro to 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. This report will be meaningless to the farmer unless he also knows the:

Psychology
How has the definition of social facilitation evolved

Psychology
What treatments are done in Canada to help people with Delusional Disorder?

Psychology
How do I write a conclusion and recommendation for a psychological report? This report is about analyze Canada's relationship with Great Britain, USA and itself in the 1920s.

linear optimization
During a summer session a student enrolls in two courses, psychology for four hours and engineering for three hours. The student wants to use the available time to amass the largest number of grade points (numerical grade multiplied by the number of hours). Students who have ...

Psychology
The question that I have is how is a positive reinforcement going to teach a child or person not to repeat the wrong behavior.

psychology
Ken Garoo would like to read about social psychological research on conformity. He should look at the research of:

psychology
a person centered therapy

statistics in psychology
12. Four research participants take a test of manual dexterity (high scores mean better dexterity) and an anxiety test (high scores mean more anxiety). The scores are as follows. Person Dexterity Anxiety 1 1 10 2 1 8 3 2 4 4 4 –2 (a) Scatter Graph: Scatter and Regression

Abnormal psychology
How do the experiences of children who feel anxiety or depression compare to those of adults who feel anxiety or depression? Explain your answer.

psychology
the legal requirement that professionals notify appropriate authorities about cases in which children and certain other groups of vulnerable individuals are being abused is referred to as a) parens patriae. b)informed consent. c)duty to warm. d)mandated reporting.

psychology
what might be some of the things that you could use as test items that would tap into this general form of intelligence that would not be overly affected by cultural matters? If not, why not?

Psychology
17 Albert Ellis depicts the relationship between irrational belief and negative emotions through use of: a. a contingence contract. b. dialectrical theory. c.the A-B-C model. d. observational learning.

psychology
How do the experiences of children who feel anxiety or depression compare to those of adults who feel anxiety or depression? Explain your answers.

MICROECONOMICS
How have insights from the field of psychology influenced the thinking of economists in recent years?

Psychology
1 In Psychology, the study of personality focuses on: a. change. b. stability. c. external factors. d. learning factors.

Psychology
4 The big Five in personality theories refers to which of the following? a. a set of functional traits such as neuroticism and openness to experiences. b. the group of personality theorists who criticized Freud's theory as too sexual. c. The effect of positive reinforcement on...

psychology

Psychology
9 Dr. Kyle shared the newspaper clipping with the class. â€œThis is an unusual case, but I believe that punishment phase of the trail would have been different in another state. The crime was committed, but the defendant is not in touch with reality most of the time...

Psychology
Jeremy feels that Gloria is far too good looking for him, but he's comfortable dating Jody, since he sees her as about as physically attractive as he is. A psychologist would say Jeremy is illustrating the _______ hypothesis. A. reciprocity B. looking glass C. similarity D. ...

Psychology
I need help on collecting information for my research paper. Thanks in advance. Prepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you explain the interaction between hormones and behavior, and how these interactions affect the determination of gender identity. Address the ...

statistic
Let x be a random variable that represents the length of time it takes a student to complete a take-home exam in Dr. Larson’s psychology class. After interviewing many students, it was found that x has an approximately normal distribution with mean =5.2 and standard ...

Psychology
Which of the following variables are independent and dependent? 1. Personality and Gender 2. Happiness 3. Scores

Psychology
What are examples of operational defintions in a experimental Psychology research journal. For instance, would the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ)be an example of an operational definition in a psychology experiment? If yes, how come?

college resume
Is there any way to edit or improve this? Community Service Description Grades(s) Hrs/wk wk/yr BuildOn Raised \$2,000 through active fundraising and community service, donated all funds to Malawi, lived with a host 10 56 4 family for a week to fully ascertain their lifestyle, ...

science
apa style Different reference identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Jo-Anne James; John Welles. (Nov.2009). The effects of Sleep Deprivation on Driver Errors, journal of applied psychology, vol...

science
apa style identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Gary Fisher, Alan Brady and Joan Lees. A study of On-Line Learning Styles. (2011). The journal of psychology, vol. 12, pp. 85 to 114

science
Different reference identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Jo-Anne James; John Welles. (Nov.2009). The effects of Sleep Deprivation on Driver Errors, journal of applied psychology, vol 20, ...

science
identify at least seven different problems with the following reference and the re-write the reference in its proper form Gary Fisher, Alan Brady and Joan Lees. A study of On-Line Learning Styles. (2011). The journal of psychology, vol. 12, pp. 85 to 114

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false Abnormal psychology examines the concept of “differentness.” The spectrum of “differentness” is narrow in scope when compared to other areas of psychology.

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false With regard to life transitions, adolescence appears to be a time of particular stress because of the many changes that occur.

abnormal psychology
Is this true or false Behavioral medicine and health psychology are concerned with reducing the stress of illness but not necessarily preventing the stress.

science
Find and save a piece of junk mail. What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social psychology knowledge to ...

science
The piece of junk mail i found was about the new ipad air What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social ...

Forensic Psychology
Using multiple sources, defend your thesis on how and why therapeutic and forensic roles can or cannot be reconciled. Ensure that you argue for a particular side of the issue (not arguing both sides) and that your argument is well-supported by scholarly literature, ...

Forensic Psychology
The case describes an appellate legal opinion or court decision involving expert witness testimony. When a case is appealed, it goes to an appellate or to a higher court. The appellate court then reviews the findings of the lower court, which in this case was the trial court. ...

Psychology
For each of the following research questions, indicate the following: (1) the type of research that would best answer the question, 2) an appropriate sampling method, and 30 the best method of collecting the data. a) How do the minority groups at a certain university view the ...

statistics
Which is relatively better a score of 48 on psychology test or a score of 52 on an economics test, Scores on the psychology test have a mean of 87 and a standard deviation of 14. Scores on the economics test have a mean of 53 and a standard deviation of 8.

Psychology/Ms Sue
Ms Sue, please check my answers? 1. Overall drug use among adolescents has decreased in the U.S since 1976? False 2. Tobacco is the only drug category used more by 8th graders than 12th graders? False 3. The high rate of adolescent crime is caused by a few very active ...

QUESTION
Is AP Psychology and introduction to psychology (college course) the same?

maths letaracy,history,geography and life science
im going to grade 10 next year,and i want to be a psychologist and im going for maths letaracy and history feild im realy not good with maths and i just found out a few weeks ago that i need pure maths to do psychology.i don't know what to do now ,i also don't know the jobs ...

science
Find and save a piece of junk mail. What is this piece of mail trying to persuade you to do? Were you at all tempted by the offer? Why or why not? What principles of social psychology does it use to accomplish its goals? How could you use your social psychology knowledge to ...

Psychology/ Ms Sue
Please check my answers 1. During puberty, boys testosterone production increases up to 5 times the level in childhood? True 2. Babies of teenagers have a higher risk of birth complications? True 3. Most STIs are fatal if not treated properly? False 4. Analytic thinking and ...

Psychology
Is Psychology is very important in life? Yes or No? Why?

Kinesiology
What are the ABCs that kinesiologists in sport and exercise psychology study?

psychology
I need help answering this question please. What is the relationship between genes, cells, and behavior?

psychology
lesson 15 psychology question james has just lost his wife of 35 years to breast cancer. studies have shown that he will be at high risk for physical ailments, illness, and possibly death for the next :

psychology
8 Suppose that you are dropping off at a large mall without money and merely wander around looking at stores and displays. Later, someone asks you were a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you direct the person to the store indicates that ______________ has...

Psychology
8 Suppose that you are dropping off at a large mall without money and merely wander around looking at stores and displays. Later, someone asks you were a particular store is located in the mall. The fact that you direct the person to the store indicates that ______________ has...

Psychology/ Ms Sue
Are my answers correct Ms Sue? 1. One of the characteristic features of school-age children is that they are more likely than younger children to try to conform to peer standards in such matters as clothing and language? True 2. School age children have a more elaborate ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

psychology
when wolfgang kohler put tempting bananas out of the reach of the chimpanzees, he found that:

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

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 years...

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. ...

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

Psychology
What are some examples of an agonist?

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 ...

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.

psychology
HELP! Explain ethical issues in psychological research.

Developmental Psychology
What is the difference between internal and external validity?

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 ...

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. ...

Intro to Psychology 1
WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS DESCRIBES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GENES, CHROMOSOMES AND dna

psychology
Discuss the social and psychological implications of taking a strictly nature view and the social and psychological implication of taking a nurture view?

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?

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

psychology
•Why is determining abnormal behavior or a mental disorder so difficult

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 ...

AP Psychology
Which portion of the brain is most likely damaged if the person has difficulty seeing and hearing?

psychology
how do various behaviors of social dominance and coutship display affect the evolutionary process

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)?

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?

psychology
Is this a scholarly website it is called WebMD? I am writing a paper on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Is ADHD?

Psychology
Which one of the following statements about human tasts buds is true

psychology
need psy 302 help anybody out there?

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 ...

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; ...

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. ...

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

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

introduction to psychology 1
The phone ringing is an example of a/an:

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