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Maths lite, Geography, Life Science
Does psychology need pure maths or am I fine with maths lite?

The Psychology of Love
Commitment is usually at its peak at the beginning of a relationship a) True b) False

psychology of Education
How do a person become back? Or what is the main element disturbed in a person for him/her to be mad? And what causes madness.

Forensic Psychology
I need help for my Personal Statement for a Masters in forensic psychology

life sciences,maths literary,Geography,tourism
I'M struggling to choose what I should do with these subjects but I love life sciences and geography so I was wondering if I can do psychology?

Psychology
What are some of the newly published Psychological tests, mostly used for assessment?

Abnormal child psychology
Which of the following is true regarding late starters A. Deviant behavior is never due to inadequate parental monitoring? B. As a group, they have more deviance than any other group C. They develop aggression only as adults D. There's less research information available about...

Psychology
which part of the personality gives us feelings of pride and satsifcation when we do things for which we have been praised or rewarded?

Psychology
Miranda is a 23 year-old female who presents with symptoms of anxiety. She is dressed in baggy clothes and appears to be very thin. Miranda states that she worries a lot about her weight. Her father is obese, and she says that she does not want “to end up like him.” ...

Psychology Stats and Research
Although there is a popular belief that herbal remedies such as Ginkgo biloba and Ginseng may improve learning and memory in healthy adults, these effects are usually not supported by well-controlled research (Persson, Bringlov, Nilsson, and Nyberg, 2004). In a study, a ...

Psychology
I am curious as to how someone who distributes a personality test would be able to decipher who is and who is not telling the truth on the test? If the test is straightforward such as "are you a liar?" obviously that is not desirable and people could just answer 'no'. How do ...

psychology
Bruce is furious when his midterm is returned with a C grade. He tells his sociology professor that he had read each of the assigned chapters three times, and if someone can do that and just be average, then there’s something wrong with the test! The professor is outraged by...

Psychology
In which type of forgetting does information that you learned recently cause you to forget information that you learned at an earlier time?

psychology
In a normal distribution, what percentage of scores will fall between one standard deviation below the mean and one standard deviation above the mean?

Psychology
How might emotional intelligence be tested?

Psychology
which of the following is a possible statistically significant outcome from a 2x2 factorial design. A. The other three choices are all possible outcomes . B. Two main effects and an interaction . C. no main effect for either factor but an interaction D. two main effects and ...

Psychology
Please provide me some points to write an essay on a case. Alexis had often wished that she could understand herself better. But the fight with her boyfriend the previous night really made her wonder what was driving her behaviour. For no reason at all, she had gotten annoyed ...

psychology
I'm having trouble finding a solid answer to this question: Do psychoanalysts-to-be have to be psychoanalyzed by someone already practicing, or do they just analyze themselves as part of their training?

psychology
I need a topic that is minimum risk and ethical that the goal is to examine the effects of the independent variable on the dependent variable

psychology
I'm needing a research topic for proposal that has minimum risk to participates and can be experimented. please help

psychology
In cults, followers trade off ______________ in order to gain ______________.

spychology
how human behavior may be genetically inherited from remote ancestors. Her field of interest is A. chemical psychobiology. B. evolutionary psychology. C. clinical neuropsychology. D. behavioral genetics.

Essentials og Psychology
The science of the mind questions please for Penn foster. No need of answers. Please help.

Psychology
How do parents influence a child's personality according to each theory: evolutionary, biological/genetic, and behavioral?

Psychology
Which of the following scenarios is the best example of negative reinforcement? a. Vanna fastens her seatbelt as soon as she gets in her car to stop the annoying alert sound. b. Drake no longer cuts class now that his parents confiscated his iPod. c. Maria now buys a different...

Psychology
Which of the following scenarios is the best example of positive reinforcement? A. Maria now buys a different brand of cigarettes to get two packs for the price of one. B. Nate no longer arrives late at work following a reprimand from his boss. C. Drake no longer cuts class ...

psychology
what's the difference between structuralism and functionalism? please explain in a simplified way, thanks.

psychology
"Lisa is 30 yrs old, married woman and mother of 4 children. She has various worries for years but has never before sought professional help. During the past three months she has become increasingly unhappy to the degree that her family physician finally suggested she seek ...

psychology
Dr. Zimand is studying testosterone levels and their influence on aggression in adult males. It is likely that Dr. Zimand specializes in the ____________ approach to psychology.

Psychology
15. How might adolescents’ tendency to engage in such risky behaviors as unsafe sex and experimental drug use reflect brain development during childhood and adolescence? a) The limbic system does not develop fully until early adulthood; adolescents therefore have a poor ...

Psychology
charles has been told by the doctor he has lung cancer that is beyond treatment. His doctor tells him that he will probably die within a year. Charles suddenly starts to laugh and tells the doctor that the lab must have mixed up the test results. Chalres is most likely in the ...

Psychology
7. Research examining the perceptual abilities of newborn and very young infants has: a) provided little information regarding the notion that infants experience a "blooming, buzzing confusion" b) tended to contradict the idea that infants experience a "blooming, buzzing ...

Psychology
Good Morning , I am having trouble selecting the most appropriate answer for the following questions. Can you assist me? Thank you. When interpreting a client’s Strong Interest Inventory, the counselor should: a. Focus on the Occupational Scales because they are the most ...

Psychology Assessment
1. The fact that online instruments may not be available to individuals who do not have access to computers and/or the Internet raises concerns about the ______________ of online assessments. a. Asian Americans score significantly higher than Whites, which accounts for the ...

Psychology
While talking to Jim, Mary recalled that his birthday tomorrow. Mary wished him a happy birthday. What type of memory did Mary exhibit? A. Event   B. Implicit   C. Explicit   D. Numerical

Psychology
The part of a person's self-conceop that is based on identification with a nation, culture, group or gender is called: A. Social identity B. Social stereotype C. Tacit identity D. Social concept I chose d is this correct

psychology
Identify the unconditioned stimulus (US), the unconditioned response (UR), the conditioned stimulus (CS), and the conditioned response (CR). 1) The door to Jim's house squeaks loudly when he opens it. Jim's dog is happy and wags her tail. Soon, Jim's dog begins wagging its ...

PSYDAG Statistics ( no computation)--help please
Hi first what are statistical tools? What are statistical procedures? can you give an example of each and a brief definition? next Our assignment is to look for 3 very short/short (as much as possible please)journal articles about psychology or anthropology or social ...

PSYCHOLOGY
1. ___________ is a method of treatment for mild to moderate cases of emotional and mental disorders that uses a process of patient discovery. (1 point) 2. The work of __________ is the foundation of psychotherapy. (1 point) 3. Psychotherapy is a(n) _____________ process. (1 ...

Psychology
Projective techniques, as distinguished from other personality instruments, have usually been designed to measure the: a. Level of aggression in terms of psychodynamic theory b. More typical and superficial aspects of personality c. Client’s level of repression and hostility...

Psychology
If a client has a personality disorder, it: a. Will be readily apparent in the first session b. Can be readily assessed with the NEO-PI-3 c. Will become slowly evident through recurrent themes (e.g., relationship difficulties) and through the client’s interactions with the ...

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 I selected A because of error is 3

introduction to psychology i
one advantage of using tests in research rather then laboratory observation is the usefulness of

Psychology Final Exam 2
Check my answers? 17. A _________ is the functional unit of the nervous system. (1 point) Neuron******* Dendrite Head Cell body 18. The Central Nervous System consists of the __________ and __________. (1 point) heart and blood vessels muscles and tendons axons and dendrites ...

Psychology Final Exam
Check my answers? Thank you, in advance! 1. When we learn to understand the mind and feelings, we can also learn to ________ and _________ behavior. (1 point) predict and control********* understand and explain eliminate and forget explain and describe 2. Phrenology is based ...

Psychology
Is positive psychology the study of happiness? Or is it more broad- the study of all positive human attributes?

Business Psychology
The CEO of a multinational manufacturing company, with its headquarters in the UK, is considering aligning its organisational culture across all of its sites of operation. Currently, other than the UK, these are located in the US, Japan, and Finland. ‘Critically discuss the ...

Psychology
1. Describe the structure of a neuron and explain the function of each of its major parts. I dont want anyone to answer FOR me, but I really need help on where to start. If you could help, I would greatly appreciate it.

psychology
Which of the following statements regarding the nature of stress is true? A. Continued exposure to stress is associated with the secretion of stress-related hormones. B. Cataclysmic events such as earthquakes are, inevitably, the most devastating stressors for most people. C...

psychology
Bill, a successful salesman, knows exactly what to say to his customers to make them feel at ease. He reads each unique situation and responds appropriately. Clearly, Bill possesses highly developed __________ intelligence. A. contextual B. componential C. experiential D. ...

psychology
Social skills training programs are interventions in which children are taught specific, discrete behaviors that can facilitate effective social interactions, like making eye contact and asking appropriate questions. Assessments of these interventions indicate that they have ...

Psychology
In Schachter and Singer's experiment, participants who received epinephrine injections reported euphoria in a happy situation and anger in an insulting situation. Why were the results difficult to interpret? a) Placebo injections produced the same results as epinephrine. b) ...

psychology
Goals are most effective at motivating increased efforts if the goals are a) challenging (somewhat better than you have done in the past). b) flexible (such as "do your best"). c) private. d) easy. a is my answer

Psychology
Coping with stress by trying to control the situation is called a) reappraisal. b) emotion-focused coping. c) copping out. d) problem-focused coping. b is my answer

psychology
An article in the latest issue of the Gullible Inquirer claims that a person was born with both a penis and a clitoris. Why is that impossible? a) It is impossible to have both estrogen and testosterone. b) The clitoris does not develop until well after birth. c) A person with...

Psychology
According to Hans Selye, stress is a) a specific response to a specific demand on the body. b) a cognitive, not physical, response to a threatening situation. c) any reaction that increases activity in the parasympathetic nervous system. d) a nonspecific response of the body ...

psychology
According to a survey in the U.S. in the 1990s, people in their 40s reported more lifetime sex partners than did people in their 50s. Which of these is the most likely explanation? a) People in their 50s were starting to lose their memory. b) People in their 40s had been young...

psychology
According to Hans Selye, stress is a) a specific response to a specific demand on the body. b) a cognitive, not physical, response to a threatening situation. c) any reaction that increases activity in the parasympathetic nervous system. d) a nonspecific response of the body ...

psychology
According to Abraham Maslow, what do we do when we have several motivations? A) We alternate between one and the other. B) We try to satisfy them at the same time. C) We are frozen with indecision. D) We start with the lowest need and work up. D Is my answer

Psychology
A company that wants to increase the productivity of its workers should set which kind of goal? A) a simple, easy goal B) a challenging but realistic goal C) a flexible goal such as "do your best" D) no goal at all I select b

Psychology
HI i don't know the synopsis of the ted talk " stroke of insight" i thought the bigger picture would be that the right and left part of the brain are different but .y teacher said that is not the case

Psychology
When researchers find similarities in development between very different cultures, what implications might such findings have for the nature-nurture issue?

psychology
Describe a behavior that you exhibit every day that you think is probably influenced by both heredity and environment.

Psychology
What is an argument for the idea that basic research is as important as applied research.

Psychology
What study strategies can you think of that would make effective use of the levels-of-processing approach to memory?

Psychology
A man has cheated on his wife and he feels very guilty, but soon he begins to make excuses, saying how his wife has nagged him for years. The defense mechanism that BEST explains his behavior is: A) rationalization B) denial C) regression D) projection I believe the answer may...

Psychology 101
which of the following is TRUE? (Points : 1) IQ does not change. IQ tests favor minority groups. IQ tests typically measure creativity. IQ predicts success in school.

psychology
when groupthink is at play, the ability to______is compromised.

Psychology
China and Singapore are examples of what type of economies?

Social psychology
confirmation Bias : How might people protect against the confirmation bias? need 1 strategy

Social psychology
. what "situational" or "personality" factors do you think would make people more likely to conform to the elevator gag?

AP Psychology
Jay Weiss, a psychologist, used electric shock on rats in a control group and rats in an experimental group. One group; however, was given a piece of wood to chew on. They had fewer ulcers (open sores or lesions in stomach lining). What is the independent variable and ...

AP Psychology
Jay Weiss, a psychologist, used electric shock on rats in a control group and rats in an experimental group. One group; however, was given a piece of wood to chew on. They had fewer ulcers (open sores or lesions in stomach lining). What is the independent variable and ...

Psychology
1.The rational style of learning sometimes conflicts with the traditional school environment. Could a school be created that takes advantage of the characteristics of the rational style? How? Are there types of learning for which the analytical style is clearly superior? 2....

PSY 202 - Abnormal Psychology
CASE STUDY Day, a 30-year old woman, has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital after a failed suicide attempt, she took a considerable amount of paraffin and an overdose of headache tablets. Her aunt found her where she was vomiting heavily and took her to a hospital. Day’...

Psychology
With respect to the theory of cognitive dissonance, people can hold contradictory ideas in their minds. If you become aware of the dissonance between two ideas, you could pursue which of the following strategies to reduce the dissonance? B. You can modify your views of the two...

Psychology
Psychics and astrologers are characterized as...

Psychology
Can we use what we know about cognitive dissonance to help people improve the way they deal with their problems? I know what this means, its like making the best out of something you know is a bad situation, but I'm a little confused, please help

psychology
For Vina, cigarettes reduce feelings of tension and anxiety. Because of her heavy smoking, however, she has a bad morning cough and breathing difficulties. How can the principles of operant conditioning help to explain the development and continuation of Vina's self-defeating ...

Abnormal Psychology
Given below is a case. You need to read the case carefully and answer the below questions. Ramsha is a 24 years university student. She avoids going to market place for grocery. She prefers to cook over going to open/public places like market. She thinks that if she goes to ...

Psychology
Which research method is BEST at explaining behavior (as opposed to simply describing it)?

Psychology
1. The subject of Stanley Milgram's controversial study was ______. groupthink group polarization conformity obedience 2. Based on Milgram's obedience study, it would be expected that a military soldier would be most likely to follow orders to shoot an enemy combatant in which...

psychology
When considering evidence of validity and associated social consequences of instruments counselors should consider all of the following except for:

Psychology
Cross-cultural research indicates that somatoform disorders are more common in some cultures than in others. Briefly discuss some of the symptoms of somatoform disorders, and use the social-cultural perspective to explain why they may be more prevalent in some cultures.

Psychology
I am having a little trouble coming up with material for (The Main Propositions of Contemporary Psychodynamic Theories)

psychology
A researcher strongly believes that physicians tend to show female nurses less attention and respect than they show male nurses. She sets up an experimental study involving observations of health clinics in different conditions. In explaining the study to the physicians and ...

Psychology
13.Within the cerebral cortex, the _______ area is found in the occipital lobe. A. visual B. association C. somatosensory D. main auditory 14.Dr. Lombard's research is focused on the capacity of the human mind to store and retrieve information. Her colleague, Dr. Fry, is a ...

Psychology
9.By means of introspection, Dr. Marsh attempts to determine the components of things like perception, thinking, and consciousness. By contrast, Dr. Smyth wants to understand what the mind does in producing different kinds of behavior. We can reasonably assume that Dr. Marsh's...

Psychology
5.Regarding the trichromatic theory of color vision, which statement is most accurate? A. The theory maintains that receptor cells are grouped in pairs, such as black-white. B. Specialized cells in the retina engage in a process called feature detection. C. Specialized cells ...

Psychology
3.If you adopt the _______ perspective, you'll reject an emphasis on what goes on in people's minds in favor of focusing on measurable behaviors that can be objectively measured. A. psychodynamic B. neuroscience C. cognitive D. behavioral 4.Agatha maintains that people are ...

Psychology
Dr. Jones is interested in how human behavior may be genetically inherited from remote ancestors, such as chimpanzees. Her field of interest is A. chemical psychobiology. B. evolutionary psychology. C. clinical neuropsychology. D. behavioral genetics. I chose D. Am I right ? ...

Psychology
Lorraine and Albert are discussing neurotransmitters, getting ready for an exam. Lorraine maintains that neuronal dendrites sort excitatory and inhibitory messages through a process of elimination dictated by reuptake activity. Albert, on the other hand, argues that inhibitory...

Psychology
Apply two psychological principles to real life situations

Psychology
What kind of disorder does this person. I think he have schriozophenia. Mr. Jameson is a white 42-years old man who has never been married and is currently unemployed. He was brought to the emergency room by the police for striking an elderly woman in his apartment building. ...

clinical psychology
whats is a timeline and milestones in clinical psychology subject?

psychology
I'm having some trouble recalling what I've previously learned about the Battle of Gettysburg because I've just read a new book offering new information on that Civil War battle. This sort of phenomenon is referred to as _______ interference. A. distractive B. passive C. ...

experimental psychology
Given that on one section of the SAT the mean is 500 and the standard deviation is 100, what is the approximate probability of a student scoring 600 or higher on the test? Round as appropriate.

psychology
Because you are bored one afternoon, you decide to try a little experiment. You open your eye very wide, extend your thumb, and then poke yourself in the e ure. Aside from being very foolish and in alot of pain, you may learn something about your eye when you engage in this ...

Art
1.Artists make shapes in the background smaller than shapes in the foreground to communicate their distance from the viewer. How else might a landscape artist show shapes in the background to depict their distance from the viewer? A. Show shapes with bright colors. B. Show ...

introduction to organisational psychology
how the organization of your choice goes about changing attitudes of their employees?

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