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Psychology
Without education it can affect your life in many ways how???? besides not having a job
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 5:32pm

forensic psychology
explain how and why the ADA is relevant to forensic psychology professionals working in the police subspecialty in the screening and selection of police officers
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 5:08pm

Psychology
When people go without sleep for more than 24 hours in a row, how does their experience of sleepiness vary over time?
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 4:09pm

psychology
what is ETHICAL RELATIVISM
Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2:08pm

Psychology
Your body's reaction to the stress you have been under for the past two weeks is that you have become more tired and now have a sore throat. What is this called? Object–relations theory Opponent–process theory Two–factory theory Type B behavior pattern ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 9:55am

Psychology
While the blood flow that is used by the brain is redirected to the body, the brain does not get the necessary oxygen that it needs to think. Explain how this physiological process affects higher order thinking. Remember that the prefrontal lobe is most affected by the lack of...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:43pm

Psychology
What kind of memory is involved in remembering how to tie shoes? Semantic Episodic Procedural Priming Prospective
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:17pm

Psychology
Your body's reaction to the stress you have been under for the past two weeks is that you have become more tired and now have a sore throat. What is this called? Object–relations theory Opponent–process theory Two–factory theory Type B behavior pattern ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:17pm

Psychology
Why did early Psychologists NOT focus on "the mind" it was too complex it was genetically determined it was largely unconscious it was unobservable it was environmentally determined
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:07pm

Psychology
In order to treat a specific phobia, this therapy would be best Antidepressant drugs Systematic desensitization Implosion therapy Psychoanalysis Aversion therapy
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:05pm

Psychology -- Check please?
Studying the effects of mercury on the brain is this type of research Biological Cognitive Behavioral Humanistic Psychoanalytic I'm torn between cognitive and psychoanalytic, but am leaning towards cognitive...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:00am

Psychology
Which of these brain abnormalities is associated with Schizophrenia? Enlarged, fluid filled areas of the brain correlated with shrunken cerebral tissue Damage to the medulla Abnormally high activity in the frontal lobe Increase in brain waves that reflect synchronized neural ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:52am

Psychology
Sigmund Freud explained that when an individual is unable to resolve a conflict at any stage in his development, he becomes "stuck" there and experiences anxiety. Which of these terms best fits? Fixation Repression Regression Sublimation Reaction formation
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:51am

Psychology -- Check please?
Gertie can feel roaches running over her feet even though they are not there. What is this called? a fixation a hallucination an illusion an eidetic image a phobia I would think that Gertie would be having some sort of a hallucination..
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:40pm

Psychology -- Check please?
According to Solomon Asch's study of conformity, which of these situations would not increase conformity? feeling insecure feeling you have reached your potential feeling impressed by a group's status feeling that others are watching you feeling that everyone else ...
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:38pm

Psychology
Dr. Thompson asks his patient to describe an inkblot. Which technique does he use? Trait/type Projective Forced choice Simulation Personality inventory
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 12:21pm

Psychology
Mrs. Smith has achieved her goals and is striving for personal fulfillment. According to Maslow, where is she on the hierarchy of needs? biological needs aesthetic needs physiological needs belonging needs self-actualization needs
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 12:20pm

psychology
Hello, can you lead me to how I would search for peer reviewed journal articles on freud psychoanalysis peer reviewed thanks
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 10:28pm

Psychology
Which statement best illustrates the idea that people adjust their behavior according to the gender schema theory? Choose one answer. a. Agnes tells her son that it is wrong to put makeup on his face and that boys don't wear dresses and skirts. b. Bart sees two doors in ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 9:38pm

psych
Alfred Binet's work is associated with intelligence testing visual perception psychopathology comparative psychology classical conditioning
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:01pm

Psychology
To establish a cause and effect relationship, which should be used? Naturalistic observation An experiment A survey A test A case study Wouldn't you need to conduct an experiment..?
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:58pm

Psychology
To measure the relationship between age and cell phone use, a researcher should use a Correlation Central tendency A histogram Standard deviation A t test
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:57pm

Psychology
What approach to therapy would be used by a therapist who teaches a deaf child to sign "help" by rewarding him each time he makes the sign? Cognitive Biological Behavioral Psychodynamic Humanistic I'm torn between behavioral and cognitive.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:43pm

Psychology
Jennifer reads books recommended by her history teacher even though there is no grade given for reading them. Which of these applies? Functional fixedness Intrinsic motivation Inductive reasoning Incubation Heuristics
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:43pm

Psychology
Which of the following would best explain a situation in which a small child is afraid of a guinea pig because he had a previously fearful experience with a hamster? Stimulus discrimination Second-order conditioning Stimulus generalization Sensory preconditioning Spontaneous ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:29pm

Psychology
Which of these believe that a healthy child will choose what is good for his own growth? Humanistic Social learning theory Psychoanalytic Behavioral Psychodynamic
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:27pm

AP Psychology
Why would a neurosurgeon cut the corpus callosum and therefore disrupt left/ right brain hemisphere communication? reduce anxiety attacks and phobic reactions. prevent the spread of epileptic seizures. reduce the incidence of violent behaviors. treat schizophrenia. reduce mood...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:09pm

AP Psychology
Chlorpromazine is an antipsychotic drug that reduces paranoia and hallucinations by increasing involuntary muscle movements. reducing involuntary muscle movements. dampening responsiveness to irrelevant stimuli. decreasing the availability of norepinephrine. elevating arousal ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 11:33am

AP Psychology
In comparison to generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder is characterized by periods of distress that are more intense and more prolonged. less intense and less prolonged. more intense and less prolonged. less intense and more prolonged. unwanted repetitive thoughts and/...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 5:16pm

SCIENCE
Identify the primary biological foundations of psychology linked to behavior.
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:25pm

psychology
Thesis Statement regarding the overall wellness of young children and the role an early education setting can play in a young child’s health and well-being.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 8:38pm

DBU
The mean time to complete a psychology exam is 34 minutes with a standard deviation of 8 minutes. Assume the distribution is normal. Find the probability of a student taking less than 28 minutes.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 8:32pm

Psychology
Sources of stress do not automatically cause stress-related problems. Moderators of stress, which can include our personal strengths, might mean that we can have a healthier and more productive life in spite of life's challenges, or maybe even because of them. As the text ...
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3:53pm

psychology
For finals week, you had to be prepared for exams in english,math,spanish,italian,and history. how should the sequence of study be arranged to minimize the possibility of interference
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 3:53am

Abnormal Psychology
Sleep deprivation impairs functioning of the A. endocrine system. C. occipital lobe. B. prefrontal cortex. D. left temporal lobe. I put D
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8:52pm

Abnormal Psychology
Arousal parasomnias are typically not characterized by A. difficulty being aroused. B. mental confusion and disorientation when awakened. C. extreme reactivity to external stimuli. D. retrograde amnesia. B?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8:44pm

Abnormal Psychology
Which of the following effects is least likely to occur when an individual is malnourished? A. A loss of circadian rhythm B. A decrease in the release of growth hormone C. Dermatological changes D. Lethargy, apathy, and depression C was my answer
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8:36pm

Abnormal Psychology
For some teens, particularly girls, excessive efforts to control eating may be a misguided effort to A. punish parents. B. manage the stress and physical changes that confront them as they pass into adolescence. C. punish themselves. D. regress back to the oral stage of ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:08pm

Abnormal Psychology
Though similar in their concerns about eating and gaining weight, individuals with bulimia differ from individuals with anorexia in that they _______, while those with anorexia don’t/aren’t. A. binge and purge B. are within 10% of their normal weight C. use laxatives...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:20pm

Abnormal Psychology
In the “strange situation” attachment assessment technique, children with Down syndrome A. display significant distress upon separation. B. readily reach to strangers for comfort. C. show few distress signals despite an apparent need for contact with their caregivers...
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:30pm

Abnormal Psychology
In comparison to children with autism, children with schizophrenia A. tend to be younger at diagnosis. B. show a more chronic and declining course. C. show similar social and language deficits. D. show less intellectual impairment. I think its C or D but mostly C.
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 11:58am

Abnormal Psychology
Which of the following interventions would be least likely to be used with a child with a learning disorder? A. Implementation of behavioral reinforcement B. Prescribing of medications that help learning C. Teaching the child to monitor his or her own thought processes D. ...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:08pm

Abnormal Psychology
Joint social attention refers to the ability to A. communicate with two people at the same time. B. coordinate one’s focus of attention on another person and an object of mutual interest. C. hold a conversation on two different topics. D. pay attention to the conversation...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:37pm

Abnormal Psychology
The most common underlying feature associated with reading disorders is A. associating new words with those in memory. B. visually processing the shapes of letters. C. interpreting the meaning of words. D. distinguishing or separating sounds in spoken words. I think its C.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:01pm

Abnormal Psychology
In comparison to children with autism, children with schizophrenia A. tend to be younger at diagnosis. B. show a more chronic and declining course. C. show similar social and language deficits. D. show less intellectual impairment.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 6:07pm

Social Psychology
Can someone give me examples of some Alpha Strategies and Omega Strategies? Note:I just need to get some ideas. My textbook have 2 Tables by (Knowles & Linn, 2004) which did NOT help much.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 10:15am

Psychology
The impact of drug x on fertility rates in young women A.Potentially rendering young women unable to have children B.Potential birth defects if the women should become pregnant during the study C.Exposing young women to an untested drug D.There is no ethical dilemma I'm ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7:50pm

Psychology
What is biological influences?
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:33pm

Psychology
What is biological influences?
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:17pm

psychology
Imagine that Rasmussen College has asked the psychology department to research the study habits of its students
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:08pm

psychology
Can you help reccomend a good theorist and theory to type an 8 page report to find journal articles as well. I was thinking possibly Freud psychoanaylis theory or maslow hoistic dynamy theory thanks
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 7:12pm

Stats
On her first test in algebra, Mary earned a score of 75, and she made an 85 on her first psychology test. If the average score on the algebra test was a 68, with s=7, and the average on the psychology test was 91, with s=6, is Mary doing better in psychology or algebra. Why?
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:16am

psychology
1. I am using a measure of optimism in a research study. Describe two things you need to know to be sure that I have a reliable and valid measure of the construct of "optimism." 2. Describe evidence for one situational factor that has been shown to cause people to ...
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:36pm

psychology
Albert Ellis depicts the relationship between irrational belief and negative emotions through use of: A. A contingency contract B. dialectical theory C. The abc model D. Observational learning
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 7:26pm

PSYCHOLOGY
what are the apparent symptoms of anxiety in terms of physiological, behavioral, and cognitive indicator? if both a parent and a child experience anxiety in similar situations, how would you account for the influences of heredity, preparedness, and vicarious conditioning
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 2:24pm

Psychology
If you support the idea that physiological arousal and the experience of an associated emotion will occur simultaneously, you'll agree with the A. biological emotion-activation theory. B. James-Lange theory of emotion. C. Cannon-Bard theory of emotion. D. Schachter-Singer...
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2:37am

Psychology
In Maslow's needs hierarchy, people whose need for _______ has been fulfilled are poised to ascend to the level of self-actualization. A. safety B. love and belongingness C. esteem D. achievement My answer is D am I correct?
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2:36am

Psychology
Which statement about anorexia nervosa is true? A. Anorexics almost never starve to death, although they may die from other disorders. B. Sufferers are usually males between the ages of 12 and 40. C. People with this disorder may well be attractive and successful. D. ...
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2:34am

Psychology
In Piaget's model of cognitive development, a child's tendency to view the world entirely from his or her own perspective is referred to as A. the sensorimotor stage. B. the concrete operational stage. C. egocentric thought. D. metacognition. My answer is A am I correct?
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2:32am

statistics
For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 72 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 52 Mean = 72 Median = 68 Mode = 70 Midrange = 57 Answer each of the following: I. What score was earned by ...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8:35am

Psychology
If the concept is truck, the prototype might be: A. A ford pick up B. bulldozer C. An eighteen-wheeler D. Personnel carrier
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:34pm

Sociology/Psychology
I'm taking Sociology 1st semester and Psychology 2nd semester when I go to the 9th grade. I'm just curious but is there any topics (interesting ones) in Sociology and Psychology.
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 8:52pm

psychology
Should the criminal justice system put as much emphasis as it does on eyewitness testimony? What are some possible circumstances that could influence eyewitnesses to say they saw something they might not really have seen?
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:30am

psychology
Dr. Doolittle was often late for his daily psychology class, and his eager students decided they'd had enough. One day, the students put their waiting time and their knowledge of psychology to use by coming up with a plan to encourage the good doctor to be on time. The ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 9:23pm

psychology
In order to study the schools of children from poor families, Jonathan Kozol moved to several different U.S. cities and taught in their poorest schools. After doing this for a few years, he wrote a book about his findings. Kozol's work is an example of a/an __________ ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:47pm

psychology
Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory is often explained by using a diagram that looks like a target with the individual in the bull's eye position. What is his point? A. The individual is a constant target for negative influences of a hostile environment. The bull'...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:11pm

education
During the middle of the twentieth century, North American psychology was dominated by A. evolutionary theory. C. neuroscience. B. cognitive development. D. behaviorism. 8. What is a major limitation of the psychophysiological method? A. Investigators can’t be sure that ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:32pm

Psychology
According to Erikson the first psychosocial crisis or conflict in life involves the:
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:01pm

child psychology
early childhood practitioners now know that in addition to cognitive factors there are social factors that impact school readiness. Describe at least two social factors that impact school readiness.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 2:36pm

Abnormal Psychology
A ____ refers to a group of symptoms that occur at together more often than by chance. A. Disorder B. Cluster C. Syndrome D. Condition I think its C.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 9:35pm

Psychology
What are some examples of self-monitoring techniques? What are some examples of self-managing techniques? NOTE: I just need some ideas.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 6:17pm

Abnormal Psychology
Someone who focuses narrowly on negative events for long periods of time has a A. negative attitude. C. negative focus. B. depressive manner. D. depressive ruminative style. I'm stuck between A&B!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 5:12pm

psychology
__________ serve as the cytoskeleton of the brain. They support the function of neurons by insulating, repairing, and nourishing them.
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 6:28pm

Psychology
What am I suppose write about when I am asked to describe my self-concept? Note: Do NOT just give a link to the definition. I know what it means already.
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 4:06pm

Physics Dingleberry
A friend working on a psychology experiment asks you for help with the design of a simple circuit. She needs an LC timing circuit in which the voltage on a fully charged capacitor drops to zero in 15s . She has a 20H inductor available, but doesn't know what value of ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 4:43am

Abnormal Psychology
The single most powerful predictor of conduct problems in adolescence is A. early antisocial behavior. B. early antisocial behavior and involvement with deviant peers. C. early antisocial behavior and poor parenting. D. poor parenting and involvement with deviant peers. I put ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:59pm

Abnormal Psychology
Behaviors such as fighting, destructiveness, and threatening others are referred to as _______ behaviors. A. aggressive C. externalizing B. delinquent D. externalizing and aggressive
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:46pm

Abnormal Psychology
The formal assignment of a clinical case to a DSM-IV-TR classification category is referred to as a/an _______ diagnosis. A. empirical C. proper B. taxonomic D. psychological
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:46pm

Abnormal Psychology
In comparison with youth on the life-course-persistent path, those on the adolescentlimited path A. display more extreme antisocial activity. B. are more likely to drop out of school. C. are often influenced by situational factors, such as their peers. D. have weaker family ties.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:46pm

Abnormal Psychology
_______ refers to the concept that the child’s behavior is both influenced by and influences the behavior of others. A. Coercion C. Reciprocal influence B. Attachment D. Influential factor
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:45pm

Abnormal Psychology
Which of the following is not true of the meta-analytic findings of research therapy with children? A. Changes achieved by children receiving treatment are greater than those for children not receiving treatment. B. Treatment effects are larger for problems that are ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:44pm

Psychology (or any science)
what would be an example of critical thinking?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 9:34pm

Psychology Help!!!
Can someone answer my questions in the psychology section, please?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 1:15pm

psychology
individuals who use problem-focused coping will deal with a problem or stressor by
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:42am

psychology
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that explains which of Erikson’s eight stages of life you believe you are currently in. Explain why you think you are at that stage and describe that stage in your paper. What is the central question posed during that stage? How have you ...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 8:38pm

PSY/310
How has early memory research concerning the growth of cognitive perspectives in psychology changed over the course of the 20th century? What are the reasons for this change?
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 7:13pm

psychology
Information that is chemically coded is transmitted from one neuron to another via neurotransmitters, terminal buttons, dendrites or axons?
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:16pm

psychology
Does the axon or terminal button transmits information to neighboring neuron? I am confused between the two because they both transmits information. Please provide link to your answer.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:08pm

psychology
Hormones that regulate the development and functioning of reproductive organs are called ________ hormones.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:08pm

psychology
Is the thalamus located lateral of the temporal cortex or rostral to the cerebellum? Please provide me a link.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:01pm

• psychology
• Discussion of factors that enhance or impede information flow in each step of the process in the human memory model
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 7:56pm

Psychology
Given your knowledge of dualism, choose the best interpretation of presence of dualism in this excerpt from an Emily Dickinson poem: The brain is wider than the sky, For, put them side by side, The one the other will include With ease, and you beside. A.The poem suggests that ...
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:16am

word power
17. Psyche, the Greek root of "psychology" and "psychosis" means A. diseased condition. [B. mind or spirit.] C. medical healing. D. mystical healing.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:06pm

Psychology
Where are selfish impulses? Examples of social conscience?
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:23am

psychology
Aresearcher is studying people of normal weight and obese individuals.She wants to know how the time of day affects hunger feelings in these two groups. when, during the experiment, the researcher looks at her watch, she has introduced what into the research study?
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 7:54pm

psychology
when kevin started his car in the parking lot, he also turned on the radio to his favorite station,as he entered the street onto the campus, he turned the radio up due to the increased background noise in the car. entering the highway, he again increased the volume until he ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:26am

Psychology
Need help double checking these tricky psychology questions. I put an asterix (*)next to my answers, Thanks! Which of the following fields is the best example of psychology as a basic science? A-Educational psychology B-industrial organizational psychology *C-social psychology...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:05am

Psychology
Where are selfish impulses? Examples of social conscience?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:54pm

Psychology
How do you think your psyche has evolved to meet the challenges of your society and culture in this time and place? Can some give me some examples so that I can get an idea?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 8:29pm

Psychology
Need help double checking these tricky psychology questions. I put an asterix (*)next to my answers, Thanks! Which of the following fields is the best example of psychology as a basic science? A-Educational psychology B-industrial organizational psychology *C-social psychology...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 3:19pm

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