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Motivation from a Social Perspective

By nature, human beings are social creatures. They have social needs, such as safety and belonging that have allowed them to band together and thrive. For millennia, humans have been motivated by these needs to survive adverse conditions. Today, most people desire more than mere survival; they are motivated by social needs, like

Support Group

Using the following outline below, can you propose a group of your choice. Use references to support the theoretical underpinnings and other areas as relevant. -Title of the group. -Description or focus of the group: Describe the focus and goals of the group. Also, identify the type of group you are proposing (support, proc

Client Culture And Substance Use/Abuse

Discuss how client culture may influence client perceptions of substance use and abuse. Then explain how one might use this information to determine if a client meets the criteria for a substance abuse disorder.

Measurements and Tests - Reliability and Validity

1. How does an assessment of the internal consistency of a measure relate to its construct validity? 2. While we all agree that there is a close relationship between reliability and validity, can you have reliability that doesn't in fact inform the validity assertions of your construct?

Completing a case management plan

In this solution, the student is guided to a basic understanding on how to complete a case management plan for a boy with behavioral and emotional disturbances. It follows a step-by-step process utilizing the information gathered in the intake interview. The steps include prioritizing needs, formulating short-term and long-term

Collectivistic versus an individualistic culture

Please help me to understand that how a person's identity may develop differently in a collectivistic versus an individualistic culture. Then explain how your own identity has been impacted by your culture (collectivistic or individualistic). Finally, explain how your identity might differ if you were raised in the other type of

Motivation and Culture

Motivation and Culture There are different ways to talk about culture, and each way is more or less useful within specific contexts. Culture can be thought of in the "high culture" sense, which might include the artistic, literary, and musical achievements of a culture. It can be thought of in the anthropological sense, which

Brain structures involved in writing and speech

What are the areas of the brain involved in writing and reading? Discuss the major problems related to reading and writing, their signs and symptoms, and possible causes. What are the brain structures involved in speech production and comprehension? Discuss the major speech problems, their signs and symptoms, and possible cau

The reliability of intelligence tests

Are there any inherent reliability and validity issues that one should consider when administering intelligent tests? What situations might arise that would challenge the reliability and validity assumptions of intelligent tests and how might we controll them?

Deception in psychology research

Select a classical issue in ethics and psychological research (e.g., deception in research, research with children, and research with prisoners, or use of animals in research). Obtain faculty approval of your selected issue prior to beginning this assignment. Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine your se

Macro systems

I need help outlining the three macro systems (functionalism, conflict theory and interactionism) how would these perspectives explain the macro system problem of crime and delinquency? What system would be better supported?

Qualitative research method

I need to be pointed to the right direction on this assignment. My research topic is illegal immigration and rates of crime along the Border States in the United States. Creswell, J.W. (2013) suggested five approaches to qualitative research. The five approaches are: 1.Narrative Research, 2.Phenomenological research, 3.Ground

Popular Theories of Human Development

- Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is one of the developmental theories - Piaget'& s Theory of Cognitive Development Help me understand a brief description of these two theories of human development. Then compare the major components of the two theories. Finally, describe which theory best explains the influence of culture on hum

Role of Theory

Role of Theory Two weeks of this course are devoted to theory as it tends to be a topic that requires additional time to understand. This week, you began your understanding of theory. Understanding the role of theory in research is the goal for this Discussion. To prepare for this Discussion: - Review Chapter 3 in the cou


The field of I/O Psychology has left its imprint on many significant aspects of society. In examining the field of I/O, it is important to acknowledge the paths that have been taken. Consider some of the ways in which I/O has made a difference in today's society. To name a few historical transitions, consider how fair employment

Leadership Theories of a Historical Figure

Compare and contrast the leadership theories presented in below. Find a historical figure (living or dead) who has been a leader and use one theory to explain the successes and failures of the leader you selected. What type of leader does this historical figure exemplify?

Journal Article Review in APA format?

Here are the instructions for my journal article review paper title: Provide an APA-style title page including the paper title (referring to the article title).... The article title is: Use of Prayer and Scripture in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy How do I correctly refer to the article title when writing the title page?

Culture Fair Intelligence Tests

In what ways is the Culture Fair Intelligence test successful at being culture fair? In what ways (if any) do you think it fails at being culture fair?

Test Edition and Measurement

For example, if a test publisher has developed the second edition of an assessment, would it be appropriate for us to use the first edition. How do we know when it appropriate or not appropriate? I want to know if the first edition is better than the second edition? If the first edition was done in 1930 and a second revision is

Intelligence Definition and Measurement

I need help selecting two assessments of intelligence and two achievement tests. I need to addressing the following: - Critique the major definitions of intelligence. - Determine which theory of intelligence best fits your selected instruments. Explain how the definition and the measures are related. - Evaluate the me

Theory Paper

Please help me to understand different theories of motivation and the variables that may impact motivation. Compare similarities and differences between two theories of motivation. Include how each theory explains both short- and long-term change, why I chose the two theories, and each theory's strengths and limitations. Su

Exploring Motivational Theories

Please help me to explain that which theory of motivation is most compelling and why. Then, explain how this theory accounts for short- versus long-term change. Finally, explain two ways in which you might apply principles from this theory in an educational setting. An explanation of which theory of motivation is most compell

Gilligan's Theory

What would the strengths and weaknessess of Gilligan's theory of moral development be? What stage of this theory would a 40 year old woman be experiencing?