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  1. psychology

    If you are wearing goggles that displace objects 30 degrees to the right, predict what will happen if you try to walk along a straight line on the floor. Explain why you think this will happen.

    asked by Murph19 on November 9, 2015
  2. Psychology

    Which phenomenon does the following example illustrate? When you begin your first year of college, the tuition is $12,000. At the beginning of your second year of college the tuition has been raised by $200, but you do not notice. However, upon returning

    asked by Mitch n' Joey on October 30, 2017
  3. Psychology

    One of the ways Robert nourishes his aggressive nature is by A. Playing violent video games B. Playing quarterback on the football team C. Standing up for his belief in equality D. Defending his brother against older children I picked B, because the word

    asked by Cassie on July 1, 2014
  4. psychology

    A company supervisor asks for volunteers from the first shift to help assemble a new binding machine that must be on-line within the next 24 hours. Grady lifts his chin and his shoulders, nods, and says, "I can do it." In the social cognitive perspective

    asked by Anonymous on January 30, 2015
  5. Psychology

    Hello, My question is: What could you perceive if you only had one type of photoreceptor? Brightness, colour, both, or neither? The answer that I came up with was: If you only had one type of photoreceptor you would not be able to perceive colour nor

    asked by Mrm4 on November 16, 2015
  6. Psychology

    Which of the following statements best describes proactive interference? A. Having majored in French history in the 1960's, Ken finds it difficult to grasp new discoveries about Marie Antoinette B. While learning Italian, Lucy realizes she is losing her

    asked by Cassie on June 23, 2014
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    I am sorry. I do not understand this question. It has been only an year since I came to America and I have hard time understanding teacher and textbook. THis is the question for my homework but I do not know the right answer to this. Thank you everyone.

    asked by Delhi on April 27, 2012
  8. psychology

    1. The experimental rats were being raised in separate environments. One group lived in the traditional cage in a quiet, but well lighted room. They were supplied with plenty of food and water. The second group inhabited "Rat Disney Land." There were

    asked by shawn on March 13, 2009
  9. psychology

    A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to

    asked by Timethy on November 13, 2011
  10. 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

    asked by Emma on May 4, 2016
  11. Psychology

    If there is no conflict resolution in place, a career minded person must learn effective ways of resolving conflict in the workplace by becoming a better communicator and listening. These two steps are great preventive measures in conflict cases. Workers

    asked by Sharon on October 23, 2011
  12. Psychology

    A group of people viewed as competitors, enemies, or different and unworthy of respect is a(n). a. pariah b. in-group c. threat-group*** d. out-group

    asked by Anonymous on November 12, 2018
  13. 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)

    asked by PSYCH HELP PLEASE!!!!! on January 24, 2017
  14. 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

    asked by dela on June 27, 2016
  15. psychology

    # 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general

    asked by adeniyi on November 12, 2011
  16. psychology

    what would the dependent and independent variable and control and experimental group be in this problem: John is intrigued by the relationship between frustration and aggression. He proposes to study whether socioeconomic status is a factor in how drivers

    asked by Lydia on September 18, 2007
  17. psychology

    1. The most common of all of the psychological disorders is A. bipolar disorder. B. acute stress disorder. (C). depression. D. schizophrenia. 2. In the Freudian psychoanalytic perspective, the id is to the pleasure principle as the ego is to the _______

    asked by Anonymous on January 30, 2015
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    1) The police chief of New City states publicly that she sees a direct relationship between teenage arrests in New City for violent crimes and the popularity among New City teens of especially violent television shows. Design a correlational study to

    asked by regenia on December 28, 2018
  19. Psychology

    Describe three important functions of the self. Give examples of each.

    asked by Jay on June 21, 2013
  20. psychology

    While structuralists focus on the _____ of the mind and its processes, functionalists focus on the ____ of the mind. pattern, behavior behavior, pattern actions, components components, actions A?

    asked by Bri on August 3, 2018
  21. psychology

    Which of the following best demonstrates the goal of congnitive therapy? I think therefore I am (maybe) A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees A musician must make music an artist must paint a poet must write if he is to be at peace with

    asked by kevin on April 13, 2012
  22. Psychology

    1 Which of the following is NOT one of the three fundamental features of science? a empirical questions b public knowledge c mathematical equations (My Answer) d systematic empiricism 2 A set of beliefs can be said to be pseudoscientific if it lacks one or

    asked by Jordan Please Help Check My Answers on February 27, 2015
  23. Psychology

    Is my answer correct I said the correct answer is D Regarding cultural differences in self-esteem, which of the following statements is/are TRUE? a. People from Eastern cultures are more likely to engage in self-criticism. b. The self-esteem for people

    asked by Marilyn on November 22, 2011
  24. psychology

    A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to

    asked by Anonymous on November 13, 2011
  25. Psychology

    1. Modern psychoanalysis is defined as ____________________. (1 point) A treatment that focuses on observable behavior A treatment method for mild to moderate disorders that uses a process of patient discovery Demonstrating how unconscious factors affect a

    asked by Anonymous on May 22, 2018
  26. 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

    asked by maci on February 4, 2017
  27. psychology

    humanistic therapy acknowledge unconscious forces and --- as a source of personal difficulties environment negative thoughts genetics psychosis please help

    asked by kevin on April 16, 2012
  28. psychology

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  29. Psychology

    1. A student who behaves in the classroom to avoid punishment is acting according to what cause of behavior?      A. Fear cause B. Situational C. Dispositional D. Punishment cause 3. A phenomenon in which an initial understanding that a person has

    asked by Ced on June 21, 2018
  30. 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

    asked by rami on August 27, 2012
  31. Psychology

    Why is it that children of older parents( over 40) are better adjusted, have closer ties with their parents, and are more social when they enter school than children of young parents( under 40)? Using theis question perform the scientific method and write

    asked by Christian on September 26, 2007
  32. Psychology

    Classical Conditioning. 1)Terell feels ill every time he sees a Wendy's restaurant sign. Two weeks ago while on his lunch break, he went to Wendy's and ate a chicken sandwich. He was not aware that the chicken was spoiled. a. Name the Unconditioned

    asked by Erica on July 12, 2015
  33. psychology

    Do I have the correct answer to this question? 1. The overarching Gestalt principle of perceptual organization is that of: is =D) similarity. A) complexity. B) simplicity. C) symmetry. D) similarity.

    asked by Sharon on June 6, 2011
  34. psychology

    3.describe the important tenets of unconditional positive regard, according to carl rogers?

    asked by anonymous on November 16, 2018
  35. PSYCHOLOGY

    Sara, a life-long ballet student, reports she feels like she does not want to participate in ballet anymore. She also states she is tired and cannot seem to get enough sleep. Bipolar disorder Generalized anxiety disorder Obsessive-Compulsive disorder Major

    asked by CURIOUS GIRL on April 14, 2013
  36. Psychology

    A _______ reinforcer satisfies some biological need and works naturally, regardless of a person's prior experiences A. negative B. positive C. secondary D. primary B

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  37. 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

    asked by Emma on May 4, 2016
  38. Psychology

    Andy, a high school sophomore, lacks self-discipline, fails to plan ahead, and is excessively anxious. He is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks and frequently becomes overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic and social-cognitive perspectives

    asked by Amy on March 8, 2010
  39. psychology

    Regarding eyewitness testimony, which of the following statements is TRUE? A. Most victims do not have an adequate weapon focus B. Victims certain of their testimony are usually more accurate C. Eyewitness testimony is generally very accurate D. Perception

    asked by please help on January 22, 2016
  40. 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

    asked by mandy on April 26, 2017
  41. 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

    asked by Kia on June 1, 2016
  42. Psychology

    Please check my answers... 1. Asthma is associated with environmental conditions. True 2. Only one-half of U.S. children with asthma follow their doctor's advice about medication. False 3. The percentage of overweight children has increased only marginally

    asked by Lisa on October 6, 2013
  43. Psychology

    Why are twin studies valuable in behavioral genetics research? What does the research say about the effects of environment on IQ scores in poor homes versus affluent homes? What does this suggest?

    asked by Christian on November 3, 2007
  44. Psychology

    Knowing that Dr. Mallet, a clinical psychologist, is interested in the latent and manifest content of his client's dreams, it's safest to suspect that Dr. Mallet embraces _______ theory. A. unconscious wish-fulfillment B. repressive-activation C.

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  45. 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

    asked by brooke on July 31, 2016
  46. psychology

    My instructor assign me of one the "senses." This the one my instructor had assign to me= “The Skin Senses”: Which includes Touch, Pressure, Temperature, and Pain. The instruction is to (Briefly describe how The Skin Senses work and its importance.

    asked by Sharon on June 15, 2011
  47. Psychology

    I reward your behavior after I observe you correctly following a product assembly procedure six times. In operant conditioning, this kind of partial reinforcement is based on a _______ schedule. A. fixed-interval B. variable-interval C. variable-ratio D.

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  48. Psychology

    Classical Conditioning. 2. Pat feels fear whenever she sees snow. Not too long ago, she got into a car accident on a snowy road. a. Name the unconditioned stimulus(US): Car accident b. Name the conditioned stimulus(CS): Seeing snow c. Name the

    asked by Erica on July 12, 2015
  49. 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

    asked by rami on August 18, 2012
  50. Psychology

    . In the research conducted by Hans Eysenck, factor analysis was used to identify ________ basic personality dimensions. Of these, the tendency to distort reality was labeled: A. five; conscientiousness. B. three; psychoticism. C. three; extraversion. D.

    asked by blue on December 30, 2018
  51. Psychology

    Trying to make sense of an article in the world events section of the Daily Mirror, Matlock turns to Thomas and asks, "Where's Khartoum?" Thomas, looking up from his coffee, says, "Africa. It's the capital of Sudan." If you hold with the idea that

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  52. Psychology

    A fleet of large trucks arrived in the mall parking lot after Janelle parked her car. When she returned to the lot she could not find her small vehicle in the maze of huge trucks. It took her at least half an hour of searching before she located her car.

    asked by Mat on July 26, 2013
  53. Psychology

    The facial-feedback hypothesis tells us that? A. smiling makes a person feel better. b. facial expressions are of little importance in communicating. c. we can tell how a person is feeling by his or her facial expression. d. smiling is often a cover-up for

    asked by Echo on July 16, 2012
  54. Psychology

    Andy, a high school sophomore, lacks self-discipline, fails to plan ahead, and is excessively anxious. He is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks and frequently becomes overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic, humanistic, and socialcognitive

    asked by Brent on April 4, 2011
  55. 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.

    asked by Emma on May 4, 2016
  56. Psychology

    Freud's techniques and assumptions are most evident in today's A) cognitive therapies. B) behavior therapies. C) biomedical therapies. D) psychodynamic therapies. 3. Just as Chinh began telling his therapist about a painful childhood experience, he

    asked by Brook on February 7, 2013
  57. Psychology

    In 1942, a researcher named Liddell trained a sheep to lift its leg off a shock pad to avoid getting shocked when it heard a tone. He was curious to see whether the sheep made a stimulus-response association or a stimulus-stimulus association. To test

    asked by NeuroBio on February 4, 2019
  58. Psychology

    I need an answer quick - I have a research question to answer: "Why is it that children of older parents (more than 40 years old) are better adjusted, have closer ties with their parents, and are more socially skilled when they enter school than children

    asked by Rae on October 20, 2017
  59. 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

    asked by dandrah on September 30, 2012
  60. Psychology

    Before the positive movement, psychology focused mainly on a. the history of mental illmess b. positive thoughtsanf feelings of people c. negative and dysfunctional aspects of emotions and behavior*****

    asked by Anonymous on October 9, 2018
  61. 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,

    asked by Student on April 1, 2017
  62. psychology

    PLEASE HELP LAST QUESTION.??? Among William James's contributions to the science of psychology is that he A. he wrote the first American text in psychology b.. developed a psychodynamic treatment for mental illness. c.experimented with classical

    asked by karla on May 14, 2015
  63. psychology

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

    asked by Anonymous on May 30, 2013
  64. Psychology

    The method for extracting information automatically from a stimulus is the __________. A. Stroop effect B. just noticeable difference C. preattentive process D. attentive process I believe it is B

    asked by Malia on December 12, 2018
  65. Psychology

    why is it wrong for a researcher to assign the first subjects to show up for an experiment group and the second group of subjects to arrive to the control group?

    asked by adrina on January 4, 2012
  66. psychology

    James was the lead in the school play. It was opening night. Mr. Ramirez, the director, asked James if he was ready to go on and reminded him about a few last-minute changes in the script. A number of thoughts and feelings came over James as the curtain

    asked by anonymous on December 17, 2018
  67. psychology

    Listed below are the effects of observation on research. Match the bias of the effect with the research situation described. Observation Bias: A. Researcher's own feelings B. Inadequate research methods C. Researcher's closeness to subjects D. Researcher's

    asked by sue on November 7, 2018
  68. Psychology

    I need to know if this the correct answer The success or failure of attempted persuasion can usually be understood by considering the characteristics of the I said the answer is A a. communicator, group, and target behavior. b. communicator, message, and

    asked by Princess on December 12, 2011
  69. psychology

    Which of the following statements regarding sex hormones is true? A female sex hormones aren't involved in the primary development of the sex organs B female sex hormones are necessary for the primary development of the sex organs C without sex hormones,

    asked by tzeni on January 7, 2009
  70. psychology

    I need sample questions on Learning; classical conditioning and operant conditioning

    asked by yvonne on April 16, 2019
  71. psychology

    Georgie had blood drawn because of his medical condition. feels nervous anytime she sees same nurse

    asked by Amy on April 16, 2019
  72. Psychology

    Which of the following best illustrates a negative reinforcer? A. Carmine changes his major to English lit after failing a math exam. B. On a hot day, Lindberg always drinks lemonade. C. Copland gives up candy to stave off chronic acid indigestion. D.

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  73. 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

    asked by Lencho on February 9, 2017
  74. psychology

    prescott is an old hand in the print shop. he insists that there's only one dependable kind of process for printing a three-color brochure. by contrast, baldwin recognizes several different approaches to three-color printing throught the use of new digital

    asked by alisha s. on March 13, 2011
  75. Psychology

    Please I need help asap! Describe the structure of a neuron and explain the function of each of its major parts.

    asked by Regina on December 18, 2018
  76. 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

    asked by allee on November 16, 2012
  77. Psychology

    Although her parents insisted that she could not go to the movie with her girlfriends on a school night, Barb continued to try to persuade them to change their minds. "What if I promise to do my homework when I get home? I could do my homework in study

    asked by Nicci on May 10, 2011
  78. Psychology

    Explain what the quote “The person I am mournfully greets the person I might have been,” means in the context of a mid-life transition.

    asked by Pam on November 7, 2018
  79. Psychology

    The process by which a stimulus increases the probability that a preceding behavior will be repeated is called A. likelihood. B. satiety. C. aversive. D. reinforcement. D

    asked by blue on December 29, 2018
  80. Psychology

    1. Humanistic therapy has a lot in common with ___________ approaches to psychology. (1 point) Phrenology 2. Which of the following is true about Existentialism? (1 point) It emphasizes group experience, commonality, and solidarity. It emphasizes

    asked by Anonymous on May 22, 2018
  81. 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

    asked by Emma on May 4, 2016
  82. psychology

    Hi I need help with my homework, I wrote down my answers, just need you to check if their right. Thanks 1. which of the following is not a goal of psychology? A. Measurement **** B.Prediction. C. Control D. Intellectualism 2. psychologists need to decide

    asked by studyguy on October 11, 2013
  83. 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

    asked by Lilly on September 11, 2012
  84. psychology

    You can be certain that a child has suffered from fetal alcohol syndrome should you discover A smaller-than-average brain size B low level of infant activity C poor vision D above-average physical growth followed by below-average growth i believe the

    asked by tzeni on January 7, 2009
  85. Psychology

    During middle adulthood, the most clearly marked biological change is related to A. memory loss. B. weight loss. C. reproductive capabilities. D. the so-called midlife transition. C is my answer

    asked by blue on December 30, 2018
  86. Psychology

    Using learning theory,explain how a person could develop a phobia.make sure that you address the following: Definition of phobia Reinforcement Classical conditioning Punishment

    asked by Lexie on December 4, 2018
  87. 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

    asked by Muhammad on February 17, 2017
  88. psychology

    Modern psychoanalysis is defined as A treatment that focuses on observable behavior A treatmet method for mild to moderate disorders that uses a process of patient discovery Demonstrating how unconscious factors affect a persons current relationships and

    asked by kevin on April 12, 2012
  89. Psychology

    1. Samantha is suffering from fatigue and sometimes cannot make herself get out of bed in the morning. She feels that the world is a sad, unhappy place and would like to be relieved of her existence. Dr. Powell and Samantha examine her feelings very

    asked by John on October 24, 2011
  90. Psychology

    How does astigmatism affect the way the perceptual system works?

    asked by Ami on April 18, 2019
  91. psychology

    Georgie feels nauseated anytime she sees the Wendy's sign

    asked by Amy on April 16, 2019
  92. Psychology

    1. Which of the following is NOT an empirical question? A. Are women more talkative than men? B. Is dieting an effective weight loss strategy? C. Should we prohibit cell phone use while driving? D. Does cognitive psychotherapy help depressed people? 2. The

    asked by Jordan Please Help on November 11, 2014
  93. psychology

    After Kate's visit to Paris, her memories about what she saw and learned were influenced by music in the background, by the comments of her traveling companion, and by the light reflecting off the Seine, reminding Kate of her childhood home on the banks of

    asked by Anonymous on September 27, 2013
  94. 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

    asked by Muhammad on February 26, 2017
  95. 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

    asked by Anonymous on January 22, 2017
  96. 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

    asked by A7 on January 22, 2017
  97. Psychology

    I want to condition a pet pig to come running for a food reward when I blow a whistle. In the process of this conditioning effort, the main idea is to A. pair a neutral stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus. B. teach the pig to pay attention to the sound

    asked by Lynd on June 2, 2015
  98. Psychology

    Jeremy feels that Gloria is far too good looking for him, but he's comfortable dating Jody, since he sees her as about as physically attractive as he is. A psychologist would say Jeremy is illustrating the _______ hypothesis. A. reciprocity B. looking

    asked by chirs on November 11, 2013
  99. Psychology

    Need help asap! Regarding schizophrenia, which of the following statements is FALSE? I think the answer is A a. Schizophrenia involves a "split personality," in which a person has two distinct personalities, one normal and one abnormal. b. One person in

    asked by Keller on December 5, 2011
  100. Psychology

    Can someone please tell me whether or not these answers are correct. Thanks! 1. Regarding the memory processes, incoming information is first _______, then stored, and finally the memories must be _______, or taken out of storage to be useful. a.

    asked by Marilyn on November 19, 2011

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