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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

Psychology
How does biological and environmental factors shape our cognitive processes?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 5:27pm

Psychology
How does one's cognitive processes shape some aspects of personality?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 5:26pm

psychology
hello, can you help me try to find research for sigmund freud unconscious mind thank you
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7:21pm

Psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11:13am

psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:54pm

psychology
why might recent research have indicated an increase in the total number of cases os alzheimer's disease in the past few yearss
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:48pm

Psychology
What test do I use for a longitudinal study-with a follow-up for every year
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 1:29pm

psychology -statistics
why can we use the same multiple comparison procedures for between subjects, repeated measures, and mixed designs without changing the formulas
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:57pm

psychology
Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is naturally stimulated ...
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 8:20pm

psychology
Myelination of your brain began before you were born and will continue in a part of your brain until you are at least 70 years old. Because of this process: A your brain cells will not be pruned back and die, so you will learn more. B you will retain the 27 reflexes you were ...
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 8:19pm

Adult Development and life Assesment
The training of animals (like teaching dogs to open doors for the disabled) uses principles of psychology. 1. cogntive 2. analytic 3. social 4. behavioral I think it's behavioral
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:12pm

Psychology
what is the opposite of background stressor?
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:54pm

psychology
Can you give examples perhaps in a work setting or even in society on contrasting differences between a dominat culture and subclulture?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 12:53pm

Psychology
I need to do a presentation on gender development. We're supposed to have an activity that presents the topic or ties into the topic. I have searched the internet, but have not come up with anything for gender development specifically. Does anyone have any ideas?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:49pm

abnormal psych
# 1.44 (1 pts.) Dr. Green is an admitting psychologist at a psychiatric hospital. Unfortunately, every client she interviews receives the diagnosis of schizophrenia. Dr. Green's diagnostic system ignores A) reliability. B) variance. C) base rates. D) treatment potential...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:11pm

psychology
Hi I have 2 questions i am searching for the proper answer on and it keep finding conflicting information> 1) Psychologist who believe in ___ are most likely to attempt to understand diversity in ethnic background as an influence on behavior: individual differences free ...
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 2:50pm

Statistics on Psychology
Hi there, I was looking for any assistance or help on how I would go about starting this assignment? Having difficulty understanding it. Thank you in advance. "A stats instructor is interested in investigating time of day his lectures were held on student' test scores...
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 7:01pm

literature
The Electronic Reserve Reading for this week, “Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions,” states that an effective introduction must “make use of psychology” (p 20). · What do you think the author meant
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1:23am

introduction to psychology
Flashcard sets with a 'rewards' term meaning 'people do not always demonstrate the behaviors that they observe. according to albert bandura, a social cognitive psychologist, what is the key to demonstrating observed behaviors?'
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 4:33pm

Psychology
Janet has been attending Killian High School for three years. At the beginning of her senior year, she enrolled in Ms. Brosham's English class. She heard from her two older siblings that Ms. Brosham was a hard-nosed, crusty teacher who did not tolerate uncertainty. After a...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 4:29pm

Pschology
A developing field in psychology is called Positive Psychology. It is exploring ways to help people become happier and productive in life. Describe the field of positive psychology and provide your critique of this particular field. What does the research suggest on the value ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:22pm

understanding psychology
What happens four weeks from conception and cell division?
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 12:06am

Psychology
What country has the best system for dealing with mental health issues?
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:05pm

Psychology
A psychologist is performing an experiment involving a controlled group and an experimental group. With the experimental group, the psychologist is giving a placebo and labeling it as caffeine pill. The control group receives a caffeine pill, which is noted as such. Which of ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 9:55pm

Psychology
the spillover effect is best explained in terms of the?
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 9:53pm

psychology and the pursuit of happiness
Write a 700- to 900-word paper explaining the cultural and historical factors that contribute to this perspective. Contrast the traditional American perspective on happiness with the traditional Asian perspective on happiness. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 6:56pm

psychology
Terry often gets lost when driving places. It seems he just can't understand maps and often confuses north with south. Terry is probably weak in which type of intelligence? a)linguistic b)kinesthetic c)logical d)spatial Anthea is people smart. She is good at reading the ...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9:09pm

psychology
According to Gardner, a)a single general ability underlies all of our abilities to adapt to our environment. b)intelligence is a complex set of abilities made up of several distinct but related domains. c)intelligence cannot be measured by paper and pencil tests. d)...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9:08pm

psychology
Cross-cultural data find that when racial gaps exist in other cultures, it is the _____________________ groups that typically show lower scores. a) economically disadvantaged b) minority c) majority d) linguistically different
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9:06pm

Psychology
Algorithm are helpful in finding solutions to problems because although we may not understand them, they
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:10pm

Psychology
A heuristic can be very helpful in solving a problem because
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:07pm

Writing
I am doing a journal review paper for Psychology. What are the implications of this work (i.e. what light does it shed on the particular topic related to psychology)? I do not understand the question. What is it asking me to do? Can someone explain the question so I am can ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:28pm

Psychology
I am doing a journal review paper. What are the implications of this work (i.e. what light does it shed on the particular topic related to psychology)? I do not understand the question. What is it asking me to do?
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 6:55pm

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

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