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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

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

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