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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

psychology
I am writing a paper for my psychology class. the paper must be written in APA format. can you explain the basics for APA format?
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:08pm

Psychology
1: Sarah is crying in her counselor's office. Which goal of psychology does this represent?
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 11:11pm

statistics
4. Suppose you administered an anxiety test to a large sample of people and obtained normally distributed scores with a mean of 45 and standard deviation of 4. Do not use web-calculator to answer the following questions. Instead, you need to use the Z distribution table in ...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 8:55pm

math
A college offers nine different psychology courses,four different history course,thirteen different math course,and five different business courses. If a student is required to take one course in each of those four subjects,how many different ways are there for the student to ...
Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 11:45am

psychology
If the mean score on a one mile running test was 14 minutes and the standard deviation was 1 minute what percentage of subjects ran the mile in 15 minutes or less
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 3:17pm

psychology
why would apa format help me in college?
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 7:00pm

Statistiscs
Students in the psychology department consume an average of 5 cups of coffee per day with a standard deviation of 1.75 cups. The number of cups of coffee consumed is normally distributed. • What proportion of students consume an amount equal to or less than 6 cups a day...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:13pm

psychology
As discussed in your text, the Implicit Association Test (IAT) A. is based on a culture-free questionnaire. B. has revealed that most people aren’t prejudiced. C. requires subjects to react to a series of black and white faces. D. requires people to openly express and ...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7:18pm

psychology
Aggressiveness builds up in people because of human nature. It can be safely expressed before it reaches a “boiling point” through the catharsis offered by aggressive sports and games. These kinds of ideas are associated with A. instinct approaches to aggression. B...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:56pm

Psychology
Two psychology students are in a heated discussion about the nature of prejudice. Mavis insists that that when people get their identity from membership in a political action group, they will generally express ethnocentrism. Martin argues that with or without ethnocentrism, ...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:40pm

psychology
Two psychology students are in a heated discussion about the nature of prejudice. Mavis insists that that when people get their identity from membership in a political action group, they will generally express ethnocentrism. Martin argues that with or without ethnocentrism, ...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:23pm

psychology
Jason and Julia are preparing for a quiz in Psychology 101. Jason recites four reasons for seeking out a social support network. Julia, who has top grades in the class, gives her nod of approval to all but one of Jason's list. Which one is she most likely to reject? A. ...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:19pm

psychology
-In respect to the foundations of prejudice, social identity theory is associated with the concept of A. modern racism. C. ethnocentrism. B. self-fulfilling prophecy. D. stereotypical discrimination.
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:10pm

psychology
particular factors encourage people to be drawn into liking one another. in this context the reciprocity of liking effect is primarily associted with? a.) exposure b.)propinquilty c.) similarity d.) physical attractiveness
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 12:56pm

psychology
particular factors encourage people to be drawn into liking one another. in this context the reciprocity of liking effect is primarily associted with? a.) exposure b.)propinquilty c.) similarity d.) physical attractiveness
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:06am

psychology
explain any five exceptions to learning
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 5:15am

psychology
what were the major contributions made by Donald Hebb to the field of learning and psychology? All I can find is that he wrote a book
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:27pm

General Psychology
In considering the importance of culture to ethics please help me answer the below questions: 1. Are some cultures more moral than others? Please give examples and explain your position. Can you describe a moral standard that is at variance with your own ethical system? 2. Are...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 5:38pm

General Psychology
1. Do you believe that people have an unconscious mind? If so, how does it affect thoughts, feelings, and behavior? 2) Have you ever changed a strongly held attitude? What caused the change for you? 3) Do you believe that you are free of prejudice? After reading this chapter, ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 11:19am

Psychology
One common aspect of among dissociative disorder is:
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 11:17am

Psychology
The authors of your textbook describe the American emphasis on 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 ...
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 12:05am

psychology
1)As a volunteer subject in a sleep research lab, Conrad is routinely awakened each time he shows physiological signs of entering REM sleep. As a result, we would not be surprised to discover that, during Session 19, when Conrad is left undisturbed all night, A. The content of...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 6:13pm

psychology
1)As a volunteer subject in a sleep research lab, Conrad is routinely awakened each time he shows physiological signs of entering REM sleep. As a result, we would not be surprised to discover that, during Session 19, when Conrad is left undisturbed all night, A. The content of...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 5:17pm

psychology
what are factors that enchane or impede information flow in each step of the process of human memory
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:50am

english
The Electronic Reserve Reading for this week, “Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions,” states that an effective introduction must “make use of psychology” (page 20). What do you think the author meant?
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:28pm

psychology
Identify intervention strategies to deal with burnout
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 8:57pm

statistics
Faculty in the psychology department at APUS consume an average of 5 cups of coffee per day with a standard deviation of 1.5. The distribution is normal. How many cups of coffee would an individual at the 25th percentile drink per day? A. 4 B. 5 C. 6 D. 7
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 12:35pm

statistics
In a psychology class of 100 students, test scores are normally distributed with a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 5. Approximately what percentage of students have scores between 70 and 90? A. 68% B. 80% C. 95% D. 99%
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 12:34pm

psy202
the training of animals (like teaching dogs to open doors for the disabled) use what principles of psychology
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 1:48am

psychology
After watching golf on TV several times with her father, 7-year-old Michelle learned how to swing a club even before she actually had one in her hands. What kind of learning took place?
Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 6:16pm

Psychology
I do not watch T.V. much, so I do not know many T.V. personalities. I need one for each theory relevant to Freud, Rogers, and Jung. Can you help me find three T.V. characters? I need ASAP please.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 12:11pm

(math) statistic
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
Friday, August 10, 2012 at 2:32am

Psychology
Describe in detail, the two methods of language acquisition?
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 4:52pm

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