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October 27, 2016

# Homework Help: Social Studies: Psychology

## Recent Homework Questions About Psychology

child psychology in general
child development can most aptly be described as? a.linear b.like a pyramid c.like an inverted pyramid d.cyclical my answer is c
Monday, July 29, 2013 by susue

child psychology in general
which one of the following theories ask if children are self motivated or prodded? a.formal b.development c.informal d.learning my answer is b
Monday, July 29, 2013 by susue

Psychology
In their book The Bell Curve, Murray and Herrnstein supported their claim of intelligence differences between races and attributable to.
Saturday, July 27, 2013 by Maria

Statistic/Psychology
Joe had a score of 72 on the Counseling Aptitude Scale, and the standard error of measurement of the scale is 3. Where would we expect Tom's true score to fall 99.5 percent of the time? a.71 to 73 b. 69 to 75 c. 66 to 78 d. 63 to 81
Saturday, July 27, 2013 by Crystal

statistic/Psychology
According to classical test theory if the observed variance of a test is 50 and the true variance is 40 what is the estimated reliability of the test? a. 0.40 b. 0.50 c.0.80 d. 0.90
Saturday, July 27, 2013 by Crystal

statistic/Psychology
According to classical test theory, if the observed variance of a test is 50 and the true variance is 40, what is the estimated reliability of the test? a. 0.40 b. 0.50 c. 0.80 d. 0.90
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Crystal

Statistic/Psychology
If the correlation between one's interest in statistics and being a "fun date" was -0.70, it would mean that: a. The higher someone's interest was in statistics, the more likely it would be that he or she is a fun date b. The higher someone's interest was...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Crystal

Statistic/Psychology
In using repression to predict an individuals performance on the criterion based on his or her score on the instrument, the prediction is least accurate when the correlation is: a.-1.00 b. 0.00 c 0.50 d. 1.00
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Crystal

Statistic/Psychology
Joe had a score of 72 on the Counseling Aptitude Scale, and the standard error of measurement of the scale is 3. Where would we expect Tom's true score to fall 99.5 percent of the time? a.71 to 73 b. 69 to 75 c. 66 to 78 d. 63 to 81
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Crystal

Psychology
A fleet of large trucks arrived in the mall parking lot after Janelle parked her car. When she returned to the lot she could not find her small vehicle in the maze of huge trucks. It took her at least half an hour of searching before she located her car. When telling the story...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mat

Psychology
Do you think John forgets the time of his appointments? Perhaps he is always late because it makes him feel powerful or, maybe he is just disorganized?" These questions are being asked in order to   A. determine whether John's tardiness is ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mat

Psychology
Unfortunately I have a D in the class, but I am an A student." When there is a difference between what I believe and what I do,   A. cognitive dissonance will develop.  B. social cognition will be less decisive.  C. central route ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mat

Psychology
One of the interesting aspects of family therapy is the "system" or roles which are assumed by family members. A good example would be _______________.  A. the​ father sometimes comes home late  B. the mother has difficulty making ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mat

Psychology
I have never been a good problem solver. I am not direct enough to be successful," the client complained. "You do not see yourself as a direct problem solver?" responded the therapist. This conversation is typical of _______________.   A. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mat

Psychology
Nelda is fearful of public places and has managed to stay "at home" for the last three years. She and her therapist have developed a strategy. During the first week, she will go to the front door and open it and look outside. If she can remain calm, the goal for the ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by karen

Psychology
It had been a confusing afternoon which Martin was embarrassed to share with anyone. About one o'clock, he suddenly realized that he was in a strange place with strange people who called him by name. Martin found himself in a town he had never heard of and wondered where ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by karen

Psychology
Marvin collects things, not cars, or baseball cards, or even beer bottles. Marvin collects everything. He cannot seem to stop picking up "stuff" from the street or dumpsters. If he attempts to pass by a target for collection, he is overwhelmed with tension and must ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by karen

Psychology
I know I am not going to do such a thing, but the thought keeps moving through my mindDid I remember to get dressed?" Karen recognizes her thought as unrealistic, but she stops at each restroom to check in the mirror. She checks again when she passes a window in which she...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Matin

Psychology
It was a test day, there were no oral reports due, and the class was getting ready to view a video. Regardless of the relaxed nature of the class, Baxter suddenly felt his muscles tighten and his heart rate increase as if he had had a sudden fright. It was happening again. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Matin

Psychology
Most of us respond negatively if a spider walks across our arm while we are studying, but Cassandra cannot bear the thought of a spider. If she suspects that a spider lurks inside a building, she will not enter. She employs an exterminator to treat her house once a week and, ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Matin

Psychology
Since you live in a tribal situation which views the piercing of the body with thorns as an indication of strength among men, women, children, and infants, the practice cannot be judged as abnormal." This statement is reflective of _______________.   A. ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Matin

Psychology
A student who has never written a term paper and is frightened by the prospect of such an effort may avoid reading the directions for the paper. "No one writes papers in French," or "You never told us what to do," might be used to deal with the problem. The...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Matin

Psychology
Phyllis is anxious to ride the parachute drop at the park. Her friend, Betsy, feels faint at the thought and does not enjoy watching others ride. These different reactions demonstrate that _______________.   A. perception of stress varies among individuals&#...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mark

Psychology
Ralph was the third child born to a family of seven. At times his mother confused his name with those of his five brothers. His was never the tallest, the strongest, the fastest, or the smartest in school. He was also too little to do something or too old to be "acting ...
Friday, July 26, 2013 by Mark

Psychology
27. An understanding of a person's personality enables one to _______________.   A. diagnose mental illness  B. predict behavior  C. insure success  D. increase personal restraint Could it be B?
Friday, July 26, 2013 by anonymous

psychology
a person was asked to break down into its basic elements the immediate experience of eating an apple. this approach represented the ________ school of psychology a.behaviorist b.functionalist c.structuralist d.psychoanaytical
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by meka

psychology
Nelda is fearful of public places and has managed to stay "at home" for the last three years. She and her therapist have developed a strategy. During the first week, she will go to the front door and open it and look outside. If she can remain calm, the goal for the ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
26. Emily and her mother have entered a new place. There are toys on the floor to play with, but no one else is in the room. After a few months on her mothers lap, Emily begins to move toward the toys and is soon playing happily while her mother reads a magazine. When a ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
25. Teenage mothers who are accustomed to existing on hamburgers, French fries, and Cokes need to consider the nutritional needs of the child. Research has shown that a poor diet can _______________.  A. res​trict the development of eye and hair ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
critical thinking involves being able to
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by meka

Psychology
19. If Paul and Rita are exposed to erotic photographs of the opposite sex, it can be expected that _______________.   A. Rita will report significantly less arousal than Paul B. Paul will report significantly less arousal than Rita C.&...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
15. Maria is a Hispanic female, Natasha is a Black female, and Joan is a White female. Each has a high school level education but no work . Statistics show that ..   A. Natasha will earn less than Maria  B. Joan will earn less than Natasha ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

Psychology
16. Greg and Lydia have been married three years. Both hold executive positions in large corporations and are well respected in their fields. Last January, they were thrilled with the arrival of their first child. Lydia returned to her same position after the birth of ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

Psychology
Families traveling with young children often make many stops as a result of   A. Primary drives  B. Secondary drives  C. Incentives  D. Cognitive needs
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
The entire class was in an uproar. The teaching assistant had proctored the exam while the professor was attending a conference and the test seemed unrelated to the chapters which they had studied. The students complaints are based on the test's lack of ______________.&...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Katherine

psychology
critical thinking involves being to:
Friday, July 19, 2013 by mek

experimental psychology
If science depends on observation of empirical data, how can social scientists study non observable phenomena, such as though patterns or imagery?
Friday, July 19, 2013 by Me

Psychology
Is this a source that you would consider a scholsrly source. Kliff, S. 2012. Seven facts about America’s mental health-care system. The Washington Post.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 by Diane

psychology
You go to a party feeling a little unsure of yourself. When you get there, you feel anxious but aren't sure why. You see a good friend you didn't know would be there and your anxiety recedes. You decide everything will be okay and start to relax. The part of your brain...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by Anonymous

Psychology
5. Why is confidentiality critical in counseling? (I chose D) A). Clients often share information that is incriminating. B). In order to build a trusting relationship, the client and the counselor need to share privileged information. C). Clients need to be protected from the ...
Saturday, July 13, 2013 by Diane

Psychology
I need someone to review my five answers. Inform me if I am correct with my choices as well as correct me if I answered any of them wrong. Thank you! 1) If one wishes to become a professional counselor and has completed the educational requirements and achieved certification ...
Saturday, July 13, 2013 by Diane

Psychology HELP !
For your opinion, do you think personality disorders should be an inclusion as a diagnostic category in the next version of the DSM ? On the other hand, do you think personality disorders is a fact or a fiction? :)) Thank youu
Thursday, July 11, 2013 by Luah

Psychology
I would like for someone to confirm that my choice of answers for these three questions are correct. If there is a incorrect answer out of the three questions that I chose please advise me to the right choice. Thank you! 1). Dr. Casey is evaluating a psychological test. In the...
Sunday, July 7, 2013 by Diane

English
1.The psychology of children coping with sexual abuse 2.Adolescents who commit suicide 3.Self-inflicted pain as a response to grief/abuse Throughout the years, many young women have always struggled for freedom to deal with the problems they have. Such difficulties, including ...
Friday, July 5, 2013 by Jennifer Han

Psychology
Why is determining abnormal behavior or a mental disorder so difficult? In 2 paragraphs please . :)) Thank you :)
Friday, July 5, 2013 by Rey

Psychology- the Science of the Mind
A reflex, like automatically removing your hand from a hot stove, involves pain message sent to the spinal cord by___neurons, while the movement of your hands is controlled by____ neurons. A. somatic ;sensory B. sensory; motor C. motor; sensory D. somatic; sympathetic
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 by DJ

Psychology
The amygdala has only a few seconds to determine if an event is dangerous or not and make an initial decision for approach or withdrawal. Upon further appraisal, the _________can override the amygdala's decision and change the course of the person's action. A. ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 by Anonymous

Psychology
This the question; Jung believed that the persona, anima/animus, and shadow were some of the archetypes that had evolved so completely that they could be considered separate systems within the personality. Which list below best describes those archetypes (in order)? I chose ...
Saturday, June 29, 2013 by Diane

Psychology
If you are counseling a client from a feminist therapy perspective, which of the following would be a likely goal? I chose (1).To transcend the individual and engage in needed social reform) I am not sure. Please correct me if I am wrong. Thanks 1).To transcend the individual ...
Saturday, June 29, 2013 by Diane

psychology
When anxiety occurs in brief but very intense episodes that usually consist of a pounding heart, sensations of choking, shaking, and feelings of impending death, a diagnosis of ________ may potentially be made.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 by Anonymous

Psychology
How can we enhance our knowledge of adult development?
Thursday, June 27, 2013 by Jay

Psychology
what are some strategies that you can suggest for adults to age successfully?
Thursday, June 27, 2013 by Jay

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?
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 by Jay

psychology
Ethical standards in human research allow researchers to balance interests in acquiring new information with concern about: a. public approval b. Dignity and human welfare c. Making money from experiments d. Applied science e. Getting academic recognition
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 by Taylor B

psychology
If you conclude that the participant's in a study are a representative sample, then you can from the research sample to the larger population. a. replicate b. speculate c.generalize d.sample e. none of the above
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 by Taylor B

Psychology
"The role of religion is paradoxical. It makes prejudice and it unmakes prejudice." Do you agree, and, if so, why might this be true?
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 by jamya

Psychology
From your perspective, how does the material in your textbook on the topics of self-presentation and social perception relate to the passage from Matthew 7:3-5, in which Jesus asks: "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to...
Monday, June 24, 2013 by jamya

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. C
Monday, June 24, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Saturday, June 22, 2013 by Anonymous

Psychology- HELP!!!!
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Friday, June 21, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Donnie was on the verge of experiencing road rage. The teenagers in front of him were reckless and disrespectful. Suddenly he realized that one of the boys was his brother and he began to laugh. Donnie's emotional response is best explained by: A. the James-Lange Theory of...
Friday, June 21, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Friday, June 21, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Describe three important functions of the self. Give examples of each.
Friday, June 21, 2013 by Jay

Psychology
When applying Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs it is important to understand which of the following? A. Lower level needs must often be met before higher levels can be considered. B. Lower level needs can be inserted at any point. C. Self-actualization is seldom approached by ...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Donnie was on the verge of experiencing road rage. The teenagers in front of him were reckless and disrespectful. Suddenly he realized that one of the boys was his brother and he began to laugh. Donnie's emotional response is best explained by: A. the James-Lange Theory of...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Donnie was on the verge of experiencing road rage. The teenagers in front of him were reckless and disrespectful. Suddenly he realized that one of the boys was his brother and he began to laugh. Donnie's emotional response is best explained by: A. the James-Lange Theory of...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
When applying Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs it is important to understand which of the following? A. Lower level needs must often be met before higher levels can be considered. B. Lower level needs can be inserted at any point. C. Self-actualization is seldom approached by ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Sandra is not really good at painting and drawing, but she loves to spend her spare time "dabbling" as she calls it. If her products are not successful according to aesthetic standards, why does she continue to draw and paint? A. She is attempting to reduce a primary...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Expectation plays an important role in: A. cognitive approaches to motivation. B. drive-reduction approaches to motivation. C. incentive approaches to motivation. D. arousal approaches to motivation. D
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Some children require a "carrot on a stick" to get them to clean their room, behave well in public places, or make good grades. This suggests that: A. the incentive approach pulls the child toward the goal. B. the drive-reduction approach guides the child to re-...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
"I just can't make myself study ahead for a test. I work better under pressure. Perhaps it is the fear associated with waiting until the last minute that gets me going." This approach to motivation is best explained by: A. incentive approaches. B. drive-reduction...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
If motivation consists only of drive-reduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? A. Competitive, hard driving B. Not hungry, thirsty, no pain, absence of fear, basically a coach potato C. Constant change, always re-establishing homeostasis D. Gradual movement from ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Sexual arousal in human beings is different from that of animals. It is clear that human sexual arousal can occur: A. only as the result of specific hormone changes. B. only during female ovulation. C. frequently in males, but seldom in females. D. as the result of many ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to improve in women when: A. estrogen levels are relatively high. B. they are exposed to experiences requiring high level skills. C. pressure to perform is reduced. D. calcium levels are increased. A
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Angela

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
In terms of the general adaptation syndrome, the body prepares for a long, drawn-out battle during the ______ stage. A. resistance B. fight-or-flight C. alarm D. exhaustion MY ANSWER: C THIS IS ALSO WRONG. IT IS NOT C
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
5. Evaluation apprehension is related to social facilitation in the same way that _________ is related to the Ringlemann effect. A. social loafing B. proximity C. effort loss D. diffusion MY ANSWER: D THAT IS WRONG, FIX IT
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Evaluation apprehension is related to social facilitation in the same way that _______ is related to the Ringlemann effect. A. proximity B. diffusion C. effort loss D. social loafing
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Which of the following statements is true of persuasive messages? A. Messages that offer a remedy for a person's fears tend to be effective. B. Messages presenting a one-sided argument tend to be more effective than "he said; she said" messages. C. People tune ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Deindividuation is related to mobs in the same way that _______ is related to groups. A. diffusion of responsibility B. social prejudice C. attitude D. persuasion
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Social psychology can best be defined as the study of A. interactions between individuals. B. attitude perception and formation. C. individual responses to group expectations. D. society formation.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
A planning committee has decided to determine the zoning of a particular area based on data provided by the town engineer. Which social decision scheme has the committee adopted? A. Majority-wins scheme B. First-shift rule C. Objective analysis scheme D. Truth-wins scheme
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Ralph hears that his neighbor's son was stopped and ticketed for speeding. Without knowing the facts of the case, he tells his wife what he thinks. "That boy was always reckless," he says. "I expect he was speeding down the road without a thought for anyone...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Minh Turley

PSYCHOLOGY
What are the three most significant concepts you have learned in this course that you would include in a speech supporting incorporation of health psychology concepts into health care policy? Please explain why you would incorporate (why are they important?)
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by ty

Psychology
Studies have shown that the longer children had lived in an orphanage the lower their IQ scores are. Is this a positive or negative correlation? Provide an explanation.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by Jay

When rethinking a problem why do people do a social comparison? What school of thought did client centered therapy come from? What is the biology of love based on? If a person sees the glass half full, what type of outlook do they have? Human sexuality is influenced by three ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Katy

Psychology
The testing company has hired qualified people in the field to administer the new test bank to subjects of different ages and ethnic backgrounds. They need a sizable number of scores from inner city, urban, and country/small town subjects. Their goal is to gather sufficient ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIAL LIFE
Which one of the following statements best describes group behavior? A. Group behavior depends solely on its most influential individual members. B. As a group behaves, so too will each individual in the group. C. Group behavior is a thing apart from the behavior of any ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Minh Turley

Psychology
One of the arguments against inherited racial differences in intelligence is based on data that shows: A. a college education reduces the gap between the IQ scores of white and black races. B. nutrition reduces the gap. C. scores for black test takers improve as they mature. D...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
In their book The Bell Curve, Murray and Herrnstein supported their claim of intelligence differences between races as attributable to: A. the effect of environment on the development of intelligence. B. the extent to which intelligence is inherited. C. the lack of validity of...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
Nisa has grown up in a small village in the foothills. There was no electricity and water had to be hand pumped. They seldom saw people from the "outside." When she entered school the bus had to pick her up at 6:30 am in order for her to arrive at school by 8:30 am. ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were colorful toys, ...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

Psychology
If the prototype is block or ball, the concept is: A. construction. B. toy. C. child. D. play. I think it is Toy ( B)
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Angela

psychology
You deprive your six-year-old of dessert each time he fails to eat his spinach. In this sort of _______, you weaken a response through taking away something pleasant or desire
Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Anonymous

psychology
Agatha maintains that people are capable of freely making voluntary choices. Constance is mainly focused on how aggression is caused by genetic inheritance. It seems reasonable to assume that Constance is not much interested in environmental factors impacting behavior while ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by Anonymous

Introduction of Psychology
Mr. Lunn's class is walking down the hall using walking feeet. This is an example of an: a.permissive disicipline b.an awareness of registers c.rule bonding d.altruism
Monday, May 27, 2013 by Anonymous

Science
Search for a Psychology journal that investigates the relationship between sleep and memory. It should include specific variables. The article must be an empirical study and peer reviewed.
Saturday, May 25, 2013 by Sitara

Introduction of Psychology
Rooting is an example of a/ an a.primal reflex b.survival reflex c.early reflex d.eating reflex
Friday, May 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Psychology
Please help in answering the questions below, this is the extract. Jamal is a 27 year old male who presented with some difficulties in his life. His main presenting concern was related to problems with alcohol and illicit drugs. He has reportedly had a long standing history of...
Friday, May 24, 2013 by CATHY