How can you tell if a journal is peer-reviewed? Why might it be important to select research that has been published in peer-reviewed journals? Can you provide a list of three journals that you can locate related to counseling, including the name of the journal, the database the journal can be found in, and the focus of the jour
Psychoactive Medications There has been much discussion in the media recently about the use of psychoactive medications in children and teens. Examples include the side effects of medications for ADHD and the risk of suicide in adolescents and teens who take certain anti-depressants. Please research both recent news stories o
What is emotion? In what types of social settings might an individual observe the following emotions: sadness, anger, disgust, nervousness, and happiness? What is the relationship between emotion and motivation? What do you feel would be a good example of this?
I need help in crafting a critique of the sampling strategy and sample size used in the article attached to this help request. I was also asked to include an analysis of how sampling strategy can strengthen or weaken a quantitative research study. See attached pdf for study.
How does exercising the brain increase the chances of not building up plaque in communication pathways?
If Gardner's and Sternberg's theories of multiple intelligences are correct, what are the implications for intelligence testing and for educators? Do you believe that we are born with an innate "language acquisition device," or is language development a function of our environment?
What are some examples of utilizing Mumford's need including knowledge, psychological, task, and moral needs to motivate employees.
There are times when a psychology professional can release information or talk about individual without using names. Explain under what circumstances this could be acceptable. What happens when the information is identified by a person who may be in attendance at a professional Seminar and believes that the case discussed is a p
The Ethics Code has two specific definitions for HIPAA Laws as they pertain to a practice in the field and doing research. Many agencies have their own HIPAA policies and consent form for clients to sign. Today we are using more electronic records in practice and research. Electronic records include sending a complete file, emai
During early childhood, the brain reaches about 70% of its total weight with the growth of white matter (protects the brain) and grey matter (responsible for covering cerebral regions). However, the grey matter cells still need to be connected in order to activate the full function of the brain. There are a number of different a
Sexual harassment is an important issue. The APA Ethics Code specifically states that professionals should not engage in any type of sexual harassment, be it verbal or physical. Imagine you are the clinical supervisor of a mental health/research center. One of your younger clinical employees, Jamie Johns (ABD), has come to yo
Emotional Intelligence as a discrete type of intelligence: What evidence is there, for and/or against EI as a separate intelligence and not just a personality domain? What evidence is there, for and/or against multiple, discrete intelligences as opposed to general intelligence or the "g" factor? In fact, are some people more emo
One of the most valued employees of the department store of which you are the manager, has lately been slipping in his/her performance. You are aware that this employee has been going through bitter divorce proceedings for the last few months. There have been several customer complaints that you cannot afford to ignore. It seems
The job of a fire fighter involves being in contrasting situations. In times of disaster, the job is challenging and exciting, while the sense of pride and status is high. At other times, she or he may feel ignored. While fighting fires there is intense activity, but between fires, the job can be tedious, boring, routine, and th
In a 3- to 5-page response, you will integrate information from multiple sources regarding an ethical topic of your choice. You will also explore how personal beliefs, values, and biases can impact ethical decision making and how you will apply the Ethics Code in your future career. The majority of the response will focus on the
Hi, I am having some trouble starting this assignment. I need help with the operational definition of self-efficacy and on constructing a 10-item survey to measure the self-efficacy of counseling students that is based on the predictive design. As well, I need to include a rationale for the survey item, method of data collection
As an eyewitness to a crime, how could you use the most three popular mnemonic techniques: method of loci, peg words, and acronyms, to improve your memory for specific details? If you were a juror, what would you say to the other jurors about the reliability of eyewitness testimony?
I need help reviewing the following article: Ainsworth, M.S., & Bell, S.M. (1970). Attachment, exploration, and separation: Illustrated by the behavior of one-year olds in a strange situation. Child Development, 41(1), 49-67. Following the structure: - Agreement or disagreement with the authors' main position - Summar
Please help me discuss adolescents' reactions to the physical changes of puberty, including sex differences, and describe the influence of family and culture in 300 words.
Select two types of quantitative research designs to compare. - Briefly describe each of the designs that you selected. Include the types of samples used to conduct these research methods and the process for selecting a sample. - Explain two similarities and two differences between the designs you selected. - Describe a
Scenario for Maria: You are a psychologist working in a women's unit for a substance abuse agency as a member of the treatment team. Your specific job is to conduct individual sessions with clients who have problems that are un-treatable in group therapy. Typically, you provide mental health services for clients who do not ha
I need help with the research design aspect of the following: Target age or age group-12-18 years-adolescent Specific name of the theory (to be sure that we all understand each other, add the name of the theorist too)-Possibly Erickson's Research question (be specific)-Degree of struggle for independence. Research
I need help to differentiate between the levels of measurement by providing an example of data that can be transformed from one level of measurement to another and another example of data that cannot be transformed.
Describe and interpret the relationship between secure attachment and infancy.
Professionals in psychology work in different sub-fields: substance abuse, applied behavior analysis, administration, research, therapy, and academia, etc. Explain the importance of the principles in the APA and the Ethics Code in making ethical decisions in your specialized area. What is the best way for you to use these princi
Research at least four articles that address the issue of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP). Compose an informed answer that includes a discussion of why current trends in psychology are leading toward EBP, and counter-opinions that oppose this trend. Include answers to queries relevant to this issue such as why are EBP important, w
Article Review: "Women, men, and all the other categories: Psychologies for theorizing human diversity"
"Women, men, and all the other categories: Psychologies for theorizing human diversity" By: Eva Magnusson Nordic Psychology 2011, Vol. 63(2), 88-114 1) What are the independent variables? How are the subjects or data grouped? (Note: Variable data is data that is manipulated to determine its causal effect on some set of d
Mary comes to a community mental health center with her support system such as her husband, her children and spouses, grandchildren, and cousins. The receptionist called Mary's name and she begins to frown and she points out her slip is showing. I can't figure out what to say, and she requested that her family members comes into
Existential approach has some very attractive and effective techniques, however, some people have referred to this theoretical approach as a philosophy, not a treatment. While an argument can be made relative to epistemology and methodology, it is obvious to me that the existential approach has not been subjected to tests (e.g.,
My understanding of Existential Theory is that it does not align with Prochaska's and Norcross stages of change. Is there any agreement too this position?