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Emotions, Motives, and Facial Expressions

Could you please help me with an assignment by commenting on the following: Discuss analyzing the function of emotions as motive. Analyze facial expressions methods used for uncovering basic emotions.

Critical evaluation model and the virtue ethics model

Provide an analysis of two ethical decision-making models. Then evaluate two strengths and two limitations of each model. In your evaluation, be sure to include why you think each is a strength or limitation. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the critical evaluation model and the virtue ethics model.

Concerns for Security and Self-Esteem in Children

Attachment: In the U.S., a common worry of parents is whether their children have a high self-esteem. In the age of increased awareness of the ramifications of bullying behavior (physical, verbal, and relational-aggression), as well as increased competition it is no wonder parents are concerned. Aleksandar is a coordinator of

Family Dynamics Major Roles

Please see attachment: Family dynamics play a major role in how children develop. These influences include structure, expectations, parenting styles, and involvement. To understand more about how your childhood experiences with your family have influenced your current identification of self, take a few minutes and think back to

Jung's Idea of the collective unconscious

What is Jung's idea of the collective unconscious (what is it, where does it come from, what is its purpose?). Can you help me understand by giving an example of a current application (in the study of personality or in therapy) of the collective unconscious?

Applying Career Counseling Theories

Assuming the client population is disabled persons; please describe the work setting, select and summarize two theories used in career counseling i.e. , Social Cognitive Career (SCCT) theory, then explain the strengths of these two theories as they relate to your setting and client population, describe the similarities the two t

Psychosocial Theory Key Concepts

Briefly identify the : Key Figures , Key Concepts of Personality Formation, Explanation of Disorder Personality, Validity, Comprehensiveness, Applicability, Cultural Utility for the Psychosocial theory, etc.

Psychology of Learning

Please explain the concept of learned helplessness. Many of you work in environments were you may see the impact of learned helplessness. What are some of the consequences that might result from learned helplessness? Provide an example of a situation that might lead to an individual displaying this helplessness-like phenomenon.

Applied Research Questions

Prepare written responses to the following questions. - What are the similarities between descriptive and inferential statistics? What are the differences? When should you use descriptive and inferential statistics? - What are the similarities between single-case and small-N research designs? What are t

Psychology of Learning

There are four different reinforcement schedules that are used in operant conditioning. Describe each of the schedules and provide an example of each that impacts you. Also, please explain why a variable ratio of reinforcement is more powerful than a fixed ratio.

Bowlby's Attachment Theory

discuss the characteristics of Bowlby's Attachment Theory. What are some examples in your own practices/ lives where you could see the components in the attachment model?

Forensic Psychology assignment

Forensic psychology roles: Correctional psychologist Criminal psychologist Victimologist Juvenile psychologist Police psychologist Forensic psychology subspecialties include criminal forensic psychology, juvenile forensic psychology, civil forensic psychology, investigative psychology, correctional psychology, police p

Attachment Styles Protective Factors

Attachment Styles We have learned that attachment occurs due to safety needs, but what if these needs were not met? In this discussion, you will consider attachment styles and potential outcomes when conditions are not ideal for attachment, as well as the interaction between attachment styles and temperament. Kandi is an 11-ye

Principles of Conditioning for the Psychology of Learning

When you are bored sometime you can create your own CR by using lemonade powder. I have repeated this with great success. Get some lemonade powder (US) and have your subjects taste a small amount. Most people will salivate because of the tartness associated with the powder. When you pair the taste with the word lemonade (CS

u-6-p Please completed in two stages. First, using the website posted , read the main points of the No Child Left Behind Act. Write a one-page summary of the NCLB act; make sure you include an explanation of how you think the law applies to child developm

Personal characteristic trait

Please identify a personal characteristic trait. Then, develop a list of six questions to be used to assess this characteristic trait. As you develop these questions, be sure to examine the validity of each question.

Psychology of Learning

How could you use classical conditioning procedures to help someone quit an undesirable behavior? Please be as detailed as possible and include the terms that are discussed in the text. unconditioned stimulus unconditioned response conditioned stimulus

Experimental Ablation

What types of research uses are particularly well suited to Experimental Ablation method? Why? Justify and explain your response. Cite your sources.

The future of psychological assessments

With the use of computers and the internet, there have been many recent changes to the field of psychological assessments. With that in mind, try to speculate some of the future changes that will take place in this field. What do you think that psychological assessment will look like in the year 2030? Curious of your opini

Find business issue and provide 2 work examples that relate to text

Find a business issue such as conflict, organizational structure, performance evaluation etc. from your own professional work experience or the literatureâ?"articles from newspapers, business journals, business magazines, etc. and apply two concepts (total, not each) (such as conflict intensity continuum, matrix structure, inte

early interventions

Andrew Garcia is a 4 year old Hispanic male. His mother Stella (20 yrs old) went into labor prematurely and he Andrew weighed only 3 lbs. He was also born addicted to crack. Andrew stayed in the hospital for a couple of weeks after his birth then he went home with his mother. Stella also has two other children ages 5 and 6

Can you explain and give examples to help me understand this information

An definition of counseling and the most essential characteristics of a helping relationship A detailed explanation of the key elements that must be covered in the first counseling session with a new client and why they must be covered How and for what type of client issues dealing with adolescents can I use restructuring

Need assistance with Case Study: Mark and Jan

Mark and Jan have been together for eight years. Although they have never married, they consider themselves married and never thought it was necessary to have a wedding. They have good relationships with both extended families and have a group of close friends. Both are successful professionals; Mark is an engineer and Jan is an

risk factors

There are many risk factors for children prior to birth and during early development through infancy and toddler years. Often, children with many risk factors (such as poverty and poor access to health care) suffer from one or more developmental delays. To prevent these delays, children with many risk factors are placed in early

Summarize challenges in tests and measurement.

This solution offers a description of the challenges/issues you foresee in the area of tests and measurement. Share your ideas about how what you have learned about tests and measurement might be used to address these challenges/issues.