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Recent Homework Questions About Psychology

psychology
how has the definition of social faciliation evolved over time
Friday, January 18, 2013 by sabrina

Psychology
Human relations are universal, but those defined as basic or primary are: a. the same from culture to culture b.defined differently in different cultures
Friday, January 11, 2013 by Brian

Psychology
Gayla's treatment for bulimia and binge eating has been highly successful. It is most likely that her treatment involved a combination of: A. cognitive therapy and behavior therapy B. psychodynamic therapy and behavioral skills training C. systematic desensitization and ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 by Angie

psychology
At the age of four months, Zach was excitable and fearful. His dad taped a colorful picture beside the changing table to entertain Zach during diaper changes. Zach overreacted to the picture and became agitated and nervous. During his school years, Zach is most likely to: A. ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 by angie

psychology
To ensure that the memory of a child is accurate, it is important to: A. ask him to draw a picture of the event B. reward him for telling what happened C. reassure him that his friends have had the same experience D. avoid the use of leading questions or suggestion
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by angie

the science of the mind (psychology)
2. which of the following statements regarding depth perception is true? a. texture gradient is a monocular cue b.experience teaches us to perceive relative size as an indicator of the color of an object c.motion parallax is detected because we perceive binocular disparity d....
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 by lady bug

psychology
the goal of psychodynomic therapy is to:
Friday, December 14, 2012 by Nardia

statistics
Describe a hypothesis related to the area of psychology in which you are predicting an interaction. Describe the specific nature of the interaction and why you think an interaction would occur.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 by vickie

statistics
5. A professor teaching introductory psychology gave the grades that follow. According to the normal curve, she should have given about 4% A’s, 14% B’s, 64% C’s, 14% D’s, and 4% F’s. Do a Chi-Square to determine if the actual grade assignment ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by stan

psychology
what does it mean mind over matter?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by sherry

psychology
Which of the following individuals was instrumental in the early research examining fitness levels in depressed patients? A. Robert Cattell B. William Morgan C. Hans Selye D. James Blumenthal
Monday, December 10, 2012 by jasmine

Psychology
individuals who use problem-focused coping will deal with a problem or stressor by: A) making changes in their behavior B) accepting support through sympathy C) changing their point of view concerning the stressor D) attempting to manage their emotions
Monday, December 10, 2012 by seema

Sport Psychology
Which of the following types of exercise reliability reduce depression? a.) Resistance training b.) Stretching and flexibility c.) Aerobic Exercise d.) Both A and C
Monday, December 10, 2012 by Aniyah

Psychology
In a neuron, the myelin sheath serves to insulte
Monday, December 10, 2012 by Peterson

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 ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 by G. KAY

psychology 220
Korsakoff's syndrome sufferers often display A) an inability to recall recent information B) psychotic behavior C) speech difficulties D) motor difficulties (my answer is "B psychotic behavior") am i right?
Monday, December 10, 2012 by G. KAY

psychology 220
1.75 (1 pts.) Had Mark Chen been cognitively alert and responsive in the textbook case, he would have had the legal right to decline Dr. Tobin's recommendation for ECT. His decision would have been supported by A) the Americans with Disabilities Act. B) parens patriae. C) ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 by G. KAY

psychology
Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory appears to have been heavily influenced by the ____________ models of his time. a)chemical b)social c)evolutionary d)hydraulics
Monday, December 10, 2012 by allee

psychology
In the stranger situation, a child with a(n) _____ attachment style will most likely seek close contact when a caregiver returns, but simultaneously push her away. a)avoidant b)disorganized c)ambivalent d)secure
Monday, December 10, 2012 by allee

psychology 220
1.74 (1 pts.) You are a therapist and one of your clients has just told you that he is planning to murder his neighbor. Based on the principle of "duty to warn" what is the primary thing you should do? A) Ignore your client's threat. B) Notify the potential ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 by G. KAY

psychology
Martika is a homosexual and her immediate environment is not very supportive. Her family has ignored her since she revealed her sexual orientation, and her boss often makes negative comments about homosexuality. Martika's experience with her sexual orientation would be a ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 by allee

psychology 220
1.73 (1 pts.) Dr. Strickland has neglected to notify Gary, one of his newest clients, about the potential risks of therapy and the limits of confidentiality during therapy sessions. Dr. Strickland has not provided him with the information needed for Gary to give A) information...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 by G. KAY

psychology
how can i explain racism in relations to cognitive perspective?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 by allee

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 by kelly

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 by kelly

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by JJ

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 by JJ

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by G. KAY

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 by allee

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 by allee

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 by G. KAY

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 by allee

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 by ashley kay

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 by Dolores

Psychology
How does biological and environmental factors shape our cognitive processes?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Cynthia

Psychology
How does one's cognitive processes shape some aspects of personality?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Cynthia

psychology
hello, can you help me try to find research for sigmund freud unconscious mind thank you
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by andrea

Psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by Sally

psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by chris

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 by Anonymous

Psychology
What test do I use for a longitudinal study-with a follow-up for every year
Sunday, December 2, 2012 by Anonymous

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 by nina

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 by phia

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 by phia

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 by Regina

Psychology
what is the opposite of background stressor?
Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Zion

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 by Tameika

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 by Anonymous

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 by Bryan

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 by jennie

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 by Evan

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 by carlos

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 by seema

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 by Kent

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 by Janice

understanding psychology
What happens four weeks from conception and cell division?
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by seema

Psychology
What country has the best system for dealing with mental health issues?
Monday, November 19, 2012 by Anonymous

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 by Angie

Psychology
the spillover effect is best explained in terms of the?
Saturday, November 17, 2012 by Nancy

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 by crystal

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 by allee

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 by allee

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 by allee

Psychology
Algorithm are helpful in finding solutions to problems because although we may not understand them, they
Thursday, November 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Psychology
A heuristic can be very helpful in solving a problem because
Thursday, November 15, 2012 by Anonymous

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 by Ana

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 by Ana

Psychology
Without education it can affect your life in many ways how???? besides not having a job
Monday, November 12, 2012 by Laruen

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 by Renee

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 by Anonymous

psychology
what is ETHICAL RELATIVISM
Saturday, November 10, 2012 by ray ray

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 by Haley

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 by Paula

Psychology
What kind of memory is involved in remembering how to tie shoes? Semantic Episodic Procedural Priming Prospective
Monday, November 5, 2012 by Haley

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 by Haley

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 by Mark

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 by Mark

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 by Lily

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