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psychology
Mike waits until the night before his big exam to start studying. He maintains that last minute cramming keeps the information fresh in his memory. What does connectionist network research tell us about the effectiveness of cramming? a)It is very effective because the ...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:36am

Psychology
Which of the following was not raised as a criticism of the James-Lange theory of emotion? Question 1 options: The body's responses are too similar to trigger the various emotions. Emotional reactions occur before the body's responses can take place. The cognitive ...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 9:47pm

psychology
is it true that people who suffer from anterograde amnesia will recall past memories but not be able to make new ones?? or they lost the past and unable to make new memories??
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 9:25pm

Psychology im stuck
L. L. Thurstone identified seven clusters of primary mental abilities including word fluency, memory, and reasoning. He claimed that word fluency: Question 1 options: underlies all of our intelligent behaviors. is the most difficult mental ability to assess reliably. involves ...
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:41pm

Psychology
he heritability of intelligence refers to: Question 10 options: the extent to which an individual's intelligence is attributable to genetic factors. the percentage of variation in intelligence within a group that is attributable to genetic factors. the extent to which a ...
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:40pm

AP psychology
Regarding the impact of watching television violence on children, most researchers believe that: A. aggressive children simply prefer violent programs. B. television simply reflects, rather than contributes to, violent social trends. C. watching violence on television leads to...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:25pm

Psychology
Your brain has instructed your muscles to move so an oncoming vehicle. What division of your nervous system carried the information to your muscles? Answer A. sympathetic nervous system B. somatic nervous system C. autonomic nervous system D. parasympathetic nervous system
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 5:18pm

Stats for Psychology
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:11pm

Psychology Statistics
Not sure how to rewrite this question: ht tp://img221. imageshack.us/ img221/601/question2. jpg Get rid of all the spaces to see image of question.
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 5:54pm

Statistics Psychology
I'm confused about how to prove this question: ht tp://imageshack.us/ photo/my-images/708/ question1c. jpg/ Get rid of all the spaces
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 5:49pm

child psychology
Mishel's research shows that --------- is especially important in teaching children to delay gratification and resit temptation. A. the desire-theory of mind B.diverting attention C.perspective taking D.reinforcing I think its C, am I correct please help
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 3:56pm

child psychology
what is the only emotion that males express freely than females in every day interaction A.anger B.Sorrow C.Embarrassment D.Envy I think it is A but not sure because at time girls are the more aggresive ones. please help
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:16pm

child psychology
Parents of impulsive children can foster conscience development by building a a warm affectionate relationship the promotes A. secure attachment B.ego development I stongly believe its A please help
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:12pm

child psychology
Typically when paired with a boy in a laboratory play session, a two year old girl is likely to A. stand idly while the boy explores the toy B.assume domineering behavior, telling him what to do C.actively explore the surroundings D.play cooperatively with the boy I think its ...
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:09pm

child psychology
A parent who uses imperitives and specifit suggestions in everyday life is most likely the parent of A.son B.daughter C.teenager D.son and a daughter I think its C but not sure because teenagers dont have time to listen
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:04pm

Statistics
I am having trouble with this problem. A participant in a cognitive psychology study is given 50 words to remember and later asked to recall as many as he can of them. This participant recalls 17. What is the (a)variable, (b)) possible values, and (c) score? is this correct? ...
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:02am

child psychology
I still need help with this question Which young adult is at risk of long term identity foreclosure or diffusion? A. A college graduate who switces majors B. An aspiring chef who has no opportunity for culinary training. C.A young woman with several possible vocational choices...
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 10:07pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Please help me understand. Explain boundary theory and provide an example.
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:58pm

child psychology
Dean associates certain activites,roles, and traits as being typical for either males or females.His associations conform to cultural stereotypes and encompass many gender-linked responses.This is an example of gender: A.atypicality B.roles C.typing D.identity I think its B or...
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:56pm

child psychology
which young adult is at risk of long-term identity foreclosure or diffusion A.An aspiring chef who has no ooportunity for culinary training. B. A peace corps volunteer.
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:51pm

child psychology
Dean associates certain activities,roles,and traits as being typical for either males or females.His associtions conform to cultural stereotypes and encompass many gender-linked responses.This is an example of: A.roles B.Identity C.Atypicality I think its B. Am I correct Thanks
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:07pm

child psychology
which young adult is long-term identitity foreclosure or diffusion A. college graduate who switches majors B.An aspiring chef who has no opportunity for culinary training. C.A young woman with several possible vocational choices. D.A peace corps volunteer. My choice is D. Am I...
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:02pm

PSYCHOLOGY
Explain Gray’s model of approach/avoidance motivation. PLEASE HELP!
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 12:44am

psychology
What are some developmental theories of childhood that can be applied to the movie "The Bad Seed"?
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 7:31pm

Psychology
What are the primary biological foundation of psychology linked to behavior?
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 6:21pm

Psychology
What is the opposite of a background stressor ?
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 2:50pm

psychology
Is community treatment for schizophrenia effective? Think about what constitutes “community” and is it the same everywhere? Explain.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 12:26pm

Psy
I have read my reading materials and answered to the best of my understanding. If anyone could help I would appreciate it! Comparing Systems of Abnormality Psychologists use several different models to explain abnormal behavior. These different models have created shifts in ...
Monday, March 19, 2012 at 9:52pm

child psychology
Connectionists models provide evidence that? Please help!
Monday, March 19, 2012 at 11:30am

psychology
What dictates the design (experimental versus quasi-experimental) and the type of manipulation used in a research study?
Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 9:17pm

psychology
Which of the following is an example of an innate UCS-UCR connection? sneezing in response to pepper a temper tantrum raising your hand before asking a question in a classroom setting learning to ride a bike by watching your older brother doing so --------------- I believe (...
Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8:27pm

psychology
Any situation that involves learning a)requires some relatively permanent change to occur b)requires a great deal of effort. c)involves conscious determination d)is relatively automatic I'm working on my assignment and I am stuck on this question. I think answer is c)...
Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:48am

child psychology
Piagets famous -----------problem demonstrates preoperational children's difficulity with---------- A. three mountains; dual representation B.three mountains;hierarchical classification. C. class inclusion; hierarchial classification
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:16pm

Psychology
My hypothesis is whether or not music with violent overtones, such as "gangsta rap", increases violent behavior among young males. Which of the methods used for analyzing survey data would you use and why? Correalational or Regressional statistical analysis
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 11:37pm

Understanding psychology eighth edition
verbal skills and muscular coordination have been observed to impruove women when
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:06pm

Psychology
Assume that you conducted the research study violence in young men between the ages 18-24 years old who listens to “Gangsta Rap Music’ and you have the data. Which of the methods used for analyzing survey data would you use and why? Correalational or Regressional ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:34am

psychology
CAN ANYONE HELP ME ANSWER THIS QUESTION!? I'VE READ THE QUESTION OVER AND OVER BUT IT IS CONFUSING ME.... At first the subject had difficulty falling asleep in the sleep lab, but finally drifted into sleep and was not awakened when a student researcher knocked a can of ...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 8:14pm

Psychology
Sleep deprivation has been shown to: increase the inability to sustain attention. impair the storage and maintenance of memories. increase the difficulty in making moral decisions. All of these. is answer impair the storage and maintenance of memories.?
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 6:50pm

Psychology
Mrs. Goldman was a little startled when she realized that while driving home, she didn't really remember driving the last mile. For Mrs. Goldman, driving has probably become a(n): a) controlled process. b) metacognitive process. c) time to engage in selective attention. d...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 6:37pm

AP Psychology
How would you reword this: To assess the importance of sequence in differentiating between theories of both emotional response (James-Lange/ Darwin's Facial Feedback), and cognitive response( Cannon- Bard, Schachter- Singer).
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 3:18pm

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
IN PSYCHOLOGY, THE STUDY OF PERSONALITY FOCUSES ON
Friday, March 9, 2012 at 2:21pm

Psychology
According to Howard independent intelligence:
Monday, March 5, 2012 at 9:16pm

Psychology
The disavantages of group intelligence tests include that.
Friday, March 2, 2012 at 6:47pm

psychology
a condition of late adulthood in which the pressure in the eye increases
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:27pm

introduction to psychology
describe how you might design a community health campaign. In your description, consider both risky behaviors and health promoting behaviors.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 5:50pm

psychology
Can anyone help me write a client assessment on Bradley Cooper in the movie limitless.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 3:06pm

psychology statistics
Submit your answers to the following questions using the ANOVA source table below. The table depicts a two-way ANOVA in which gender has two groups (male and female), marital status has three groups (married, single never married, divorced), and the means refer to happiness ...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 2:07am

psychology
what are some problems I can discuss that are created by stereotypes based on gender, race, age, and sexual orientation?
Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:10pm

psychology
the effect of channel presentation and type of processing on recall of meaningful words
Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 8:09pm

Psychology
Can someone give me an example when the self-fulfilling prophecy resulted from you own expectations of the outcome of the event? Can someone give me an example when the self-fulfilling prophecy resulted someone else's expectations of your performance? I need examples so I ...
Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11:22am

psychology
NREM sleep is characterized by
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 7:41pm

Psychology
How does self-concept affect perception?
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 10:01pm

early childhood
evolutionary psychology and behavior genetics: watson
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 3:45pm

psychology
Activation-synthesis dream theory purports that dreams rersult from the brain's effort to make sense of: a. the day's activities and experiences b. problems the person has not yet tresolved c. our external world d. spontaneously firing neurons during REM sleep. My ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 8:38am

psychology
A worker who recently switched from day to swing shift has become less efficient and more irritable. He is also making more mistakes than he did on the day shift. The cause of this worker's problem is likely to be: a. sleep disorders due to change in shift b. excessive ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 8:35am

psychology
Henry is an avid animal lover. He always takes in strays and donates his local animal shelter. One night he goes to an Atlanta Braves baseball game where hundreds of people are walking past the hotdog vendors. Henry sees a young, pregnant homeless, malnourished dog begging for...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 8:31am

Psychology
Sally is driving her car and talking on her cell phone. Statistically this behavior has been shown to be quite dangerous and contributes to many automobile accidents. In performing these two tasks simultaneously, Sally uses: a. conscious cognitive processes b. mindless ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 8:20am

Psychology
The means of travel within and between neurons is different becuase: a. eletrial signals move impulses within the neuron, while chemical signals move the impulses between neurons. b. chemical signals move the impulses within the neuron, while electrical signals move impulses ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 11:32am

World History
10. The Crimean war was fought between France and a. Russia b. Great Britain c. Italy d. Germany A 26. Theory that plant and animal life developed from common ancestors over millions of years- evolution 30. Study of roots of behavior in the unconscious- psychology? Thanks -MC
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 1:39pm

Psychology
Sally is driving her car and talking on her cell phone. Statistically this behavior has been shown to be quite dangerous and contributes to many automobile accidents. In performing these two tasks simultaneously, Sally uses: a. conscious cognitive processes b. mindless ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 5:56am

Psychology
What is a number one reason for me as student majoring in psychology to learning about experimental and non experimental research involving psychology?
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:22pm

Psychology
The majority of psychologists are electric, which means they draw information from different schools of thought rather than limiting themselves to information gained from only one perspective. However, most psychologists agree that it's important to: a. gather empirical ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:38pm

Psychology
Hi i need help with 2 practice questions 1. Just as _____ can strengthen social identity, ______ can reduce conflict between "us" and "them" a. competition; anonymity b. interdependence; cooperation c. individualism; interdependence d. competition; ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 4:35pm

psychology
what are some movies that is related to the issues of child development and developmental psychology
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 3:40pm

Psychology
Sally is driving her car and talking on her cell phone. Statistically this behavior has been shown to be quite dangerous and contributes to many automobile accidents. In performing these two tasks simultaneously, Sally uses: a. conscious cognitive processes b. mindless ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:05pm

Psychology
The majority of psychologists are electric, which means they draw information from different schools of thought rather than limiting themselves to information gained from only one perspective. However, most psychologists agree that it's important to: a. gather empirical ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:00pm

Psychology
1. The majority of psychologists are electric, which means they draw information from different schools of thought rather than limiting themselves to information gained from only one perspective. However, most psychologists agree that it's important to: a. gather empirical...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:25am

Psychology
1. Activation-synthesis dream theory purports that dreams result from the brain's effort to make sense of: a. the days activities and experiences b. problems the person has not yet resolved c. our external world d. spontaneously firing neurons during REM sleep I chose D 2...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:09am

Psychology
Hello all I need some help with couple questions as a refresher. 1. which of the following statements about the gate-control theory is TRUE? a. Pain impulses create a gate leading to the brain. b. the brain is capable of generating pain on its own. c. the gate closes when pain...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7:27am

Psychology
1. To sustain a learned response in someone, it is best for you to reinforce it: a. continuously b. intermittently c. intermittenly at first, then continuously d. at the first sign of spontaneous recovery. I chose B. 2. In his famous obedience study, Stanley Milgram set out to...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:21am

Psychology
Hi i need help with 2 practice questions 1. Just as _____ can strengthen social identity, ______ can reduce conflict between "us" and "them" a. competition; anonymity b. interdependence; cooperation c. individualism; interdependence d. competition; ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:26am

psychology
What are some movies that is related to the issues of child development and developmental psychology
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 7:14pm

Psychology
Modeling others' behaviors has been shown to be significant factors in learning. Research on modeling (and aggression, explicitly) demonstrates that aggression correlates with: a. violence in the media b. male testosterone levels c. social class d. intelligence and ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:15pm

Psychology
According to sociobiologists, it is adaptive for male courtship behavior to: a. desire stability b. idealize security c. be choosy d. be promiscuous My answer is A.
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:11pm

Psychology
The emotional risk factor that poses a significant danger to one's physical health is proneness to: a. Antagonistic anger b. depression c. loneliness and worry d. anxiety and helplessness I chose B.
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:07pm

psychology
Motives are internal states that activate behavior and give it direction. True or False
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:04pm

Psychology
Explain how even though images appear on the retina in two-dimensional space, we are able to perceive objects in three-dimensions ====== can someone answer this please? or give me an idea of this question? thanks
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:07pm

Psychology
Discuss the extent to which the brain has the capacity for repair. Include concepts such as plasticity, collateral sprouting, substitution of function, and neurogenesis.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9:06pm

psychology
Conditional positive regard can be damaging because _______________. Answer A. the negative responses of others can lower self-esteem B. there are limitations placed on the creative personality C. anxiety is produced by the discrepancy between real self and the expectations ...
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 10:42am

Psychology
As a consumer of mental health services, which type of therapy would you prefer if you did not like to talk about your problems? If you were suffering from a phobia? If you had recurring nightmares since childhood? If you wanted to improve your marriage?
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 12:31am

stastistics(psychology)
A study was conducted to identify the predictors for symptomatic distress in EMS workers. Five predictor variables were used in a regression model and fitted to a data collected on n = 147 EMS workers and yielded F* = 34.47. In testing the usefulness of this model, the null ...
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 6:51pm

statistics
For a particular sample of 80 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 65 Third quartile = 98 Standard deviation = 8 Range = 56 Mean = 83 Median = 81 Mode = 59 Midrange = 64 Answer each of the following: I. What score was earned by ...
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 10:24pm

Cross-culture psychology 450
good reference on Japanese and united States culture differences
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 4:08pm

Psychology
Survey results may be inaccurate due to: a. participants who do not tell the truth b. the bias of respondents c. the use of a representative sample d. failure of most statistical procedures in analyzing the results of surveys I believe the answer is A, not sure
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 3:12pm

Psychology
A theory can be defined as: a. an attempt to test behavior and thought process b. an accurate description of problem-solving behavior c. the basis for relationships among facts and principles d. the application of the scientific method through statistics I believe the answer ...
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 2:32pm

Psychology
Using the format of an experimental write-up*, describe (and illustrate) 2 of the following 3 important Behavioral/Learning experiments: 1) Seligman’s “Learned Helplessness” experiment 2) Skinner’s “Latent Learning” experiment 3) Bandura’s ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 2:24pm

psychology
Why is Pseudo-psychologies so popular?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11:07am

psychology
Why is Pseudo-psychologies so popular?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11:05am

Psychology
Jiskha Support Team, I am supposed to do a written assignment however I am having a problem with understanding instruction number #1 and #3 #1 through #4 is part of the requirement for my written paper #1). Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis. X #2...
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 4:30pm

psychology
According to behavioral treatment approaches, abnormal behavior is learned through: (Points: 5) thoughts based on the perception of events. vicarious experiences. rewards and punishments. conflict experiences in early childhood.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:04am

psychology
Stress has the ability to cause the immune system to: (Points: 5) be under stimulated. attack rather than support the body. repair itself. increase its resources.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:01am

psychology
correlation coefficient indicates a _______________ between two variables.
Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 11:01pm

psychology
what school of thought would best describe rioting behavior after a large sporting event
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 3:52pm

Personality Psychology
what is the difference between distortion and displacement?
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 8:17pm

Psychology
Can someone please explain the exotic becomes erotic theory by daryl bem, i have read it but i cant understand what its really saying thank you
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 2:13am

Psychology
I was assigned a topic nature vs nurture: are children born gay or evolved into,,,,i would appreciate if anyone knows of any book sources that can help me and any secondary source because i dont know where to start thank you in advance
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:11am

psychology
View the results for a hypothetical psychology test psychology test. Then, create a report with the following: The mean score for each question. The mean score for the entire test. A graph that represents the scores for each question.
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 3:52pm

Psychology
A distribution has a standard deviation of _ _ 12. Find the z-score for each of the following locations in the distribution. a. Above the mean by 3 points. b. Above the mean by 12 points. c. Below the mean by 24 points. d. Below the mean by 18 points.
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 7:48pm

General Psychology
what is the advantages and disadvantages of using the archival method?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 7:22pm

psychology please help asap
Why might the study of identical (monozygotic) twins be valuable in constructing a model of abnormal behavior? How would dizygotic twins be different?
Monday, January 16, 2012 at 8:46pm

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