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Communication Styles:

This is for a mental health counseling class. I need some notes just to see where I can start please. - Discuss the centrality of communication (verbal and non-verbal) in counseling with diverse clients. Briefly define proxemics, kinesics, paralanguage, and high-low context communication. - Consider the counselor's communica

Instrumental Conditioning

Provide an explanation for how positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement are similar and what differentiates them from each other. In your explanation provide examples of positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement that could be used in your chosen situation. Explain how reward and punishment can be applied to y

John B. Watson Theory

Can you help me explore the personality theory/theorist John B. Watson? I need to apply the concepts using practical "real world" examples. Discuss whether or not the theory is consistent with scripture (3-4 pages). Thank you!!

Human Growth and Development

Part 1: The onset of puberty marks a significant change in a person's life biologically, psychologically, and socially. There are some myths regarding puberty that may skew its realities. Describe some of the myths and realities of puberty. Explain the psychological and social issues a person may face during the transitio

Mixed Methods Research Design and Methods

I have a business that deals with Developmental Disability. Every month I test the residents on their projects. I collect data and see how well they are doing good or bad. Then I get to decided if they did pass what project do they get or what level is next. Now I want they employees to get involved and help decided what they wa

Theory-Based Communication

Can you choose one theory from each of the six schools of thought (psychodynamic, behavioral, pragmatic, humanistic, constructivist, and family) See attachment Theory-Based Communication. Create six comments or questions that reflect the foundations of the theory that a counselor would say to a client in a therapeutic session. R

Applying Self-Efficacy Theory

A description of a personal situation in a learning environment in which self-efficacy enhanced your motivation. Use self-efficacy theory to support your response. Then provide an example of how self-efficacy theory could be applied in a learning environment to enhance students' motivation.

Self-Efficacy and Self-Esteem

Trying to understand an explanation of the differences between self-efficacy and self-esteem. Provide two examples of when self-esteem might be misinterpreted as self-efficacy and explain why.

Social/Behavioural Trend Analysis

• Locate an article concerning a social and/or behavioral trend that impacts research methods in the field of psychology. Examples of trends that affect how research is conducted include increasing use of the internet, increasing use of cell phones, increased public availability of large data sets, and so on. (We cannot use et

Integrative And Play Theory

1. How does integrative theory view play therapy? 2. According to integrative theory is a therapist to take a directive or non directive approach?

Misunderstandings in different cultures

Please help me to understand a brief explanation of the influence of culture on communication. Then explain two ways misunderstandings might occur among cultures with different communication styles. Finally, propose two solutions to enhance cross-cultural communication.

Finding Appropriate Sample Sizes

Are there any steps I can take to ensure that I have an appropriate sample size? How can I make sure that even with appropriate numbers that the distribution of the sample is representative? Are there tests that I can run that will assist with this and or any strategies for ensuring my sample coverage and variability?

Self-esteem and happiness

Using your same research topic, describe a study that is a correlation. Remember, in a correlation, we don't manipulate variables and we don't assign participants to groups. We simply record the value of two variables (let's call them A and B); it's almost like having two dependent variables. Include the following. 1. Brief

Logical Fallacies in an Individual's Justification

What are logical fallacies? What are some examples of some logical fallacies that you have used in the past to justify your actions? How may this knowledge be applicable in your personal or professional lives?

Working with culturally diverse groups

Compare the generic characteristics of counseling with respect to culture, class, and language, with Native American characteristics in terms of culture, class, and language. - Which characteristics most closely reflect your culture, class, and language? (African American) - Consider the types of mental health concerns yo

Random Selection: Why Is It Necessary?

Explain why random selection is necessary for sampling to be effective and statistically accurate. Your tutorial is 160 words and two references and explains simply and in everyday language suitable for the novice.

Nonprobability Samples

Explain why nonprobability samples are sometimes used and the types of information that can be obtained from this data.

Gender Socialization Agents

Please help me to understand a description of the two socialization agents and explain how these agents influence gender role development across two different cultures. Then, describe two socialization agents that influenced your own gender role development and explain how. Finally, explain how your gender role development migh

A Discussion On Learning & Psychology

Please help answer the following questions. What is learning? What is the relationship between learning and psychology? In other words, why are psychologists interested in the study of learning? Explain the concept of habituation, and give examples. Discuss the application of simple stimulus learning to real life situati

Male-Female Differences, Cultural and Ethnic Differences

1. What is meant by "cultural effects" and how culture might influence personality. 2. Define the construct of race and explain potential problems with using it as an approach to grouping people. 3. What are two broad areas of research that lead us to believe that some behavioral/personality characteristics may be biolog

Identifying Confounding Variables

Identify any confounding variable(s) in the following studies and comment about whether the sample is representative of the population of interest. Look for confounding variables that are obviously present in the study. A. You are studying the effects of "pep talks" on performance. You randomly select 50 undergraduates from

Need help connecting scholarship and practice

As mentioned in the introduction, connecting scholarship and practice is critical for professionals in psychology. In the discussion preparation study, you examined the scholar-practitioner model and how it may help you further clarify your vision in psychology. For this discussion, let's discuss the insights we gained from work

developing an Axes I through IV diagnosis

Which specific characteristics might you consider important in developing an Axes I through IV diagnosis? Consider your rationale for assigning particular diagnoses on the basis of the DSM-IV-TR. Also, think about what other information or people you may need to include in the assessment in order to make an accurate diagnosis.

Cultural Background and Communication Style

Our cultural heritage can have a significant impact on our lives. Our heritage influences our religious and political beliefs, interests and hobbies, and even the food we eat. Write a short essay describing your background, and how you think it affects your communication with the people that you encounter in your daily life.

The Challenge Of Scholarly Writing

--Think about your prior writing experiences. How did you feel about your competency as a writer? What were some of the stumbling blocks that you have had to overcome? Who (or what) did you go to for help? What are some of the areas related to writing that still concern you? What challenges do you foresee in your becoming skillf