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Abnormal Psychology

Son of Sam Killer

The Son of Sam was a killer, starting in July of 1976, who stalked women in New York. He picked his victims randomly, but there was always a woman: either two women together or a man and a woman. He used a 44-caliber gun of an unusual make. This serial killer learned how to terrorize a city. Like most serial killers, he set fire

Design a Small N study

Design a Small N study to change a behavior of your own or of someone with whom you have a great deal of contact. Explain the following The target behavior and how it would be measured The reinforcer that would be used and how it would be delivered The particular Small N design you would use to demonstrate the effectiven

Discuss learning's evolutions.

Is learning the result of instinct or experience? Provide examples from your own life experience to support your viewpoint. Is there a difference between learning and performance? If so, what is it? If not, why? Please provide examples from your own life experience.

Informed Consent

What should be in an informed consent for psychotherapy? Please tell me about this.

Riordan Manufacturing

I need to explain how the differences between leadership and managment affect networking within Riordan Manufacturing

Intelligence testing

What do you see as the two most critical factors changing the face of intelligence testing? The Wechsler Scales have long been the kings of individual intelligence testing. To what do you attribute the success of these scales? Do you think that they will fare well in the changing climate of intelligence testing or do you thin

Research Methods

How do descriptive, predictive, and explanatory methods of research differ from each other? In what ways are they similar?

Innate factors and motivation in human motivation

Please help with the following problems. Provide at least 400 words. I would like help explaining whether or not innate factors have more of an effect on motivation than learned factors. Why or why not? Why is this an important question in the study of human motivation? Thanks!

Distinguish Between Learning and Performance

Please help with the following problem. Examine the concept of learning. As a part of your examination, be sure to address the following items: a. Describe the concept of learning. b. Distinguish between learning and performance. c. Compare and contrast the conceptual approaches to the study of learning.


Think of the last time you were in a training program for your organization. Choose once specific program where you participated as a teacher as a learner. What types of learning principles did the training program use: operant conditioning, classical conditioning or social learning? Be specific. Write ONE post analyzing your

How might this affect a student's learning and even their desire to learn?

When an individual does not feel good about themselves and perhaps doubts their abilities, it might affect their learning. Taking this a step further, adolescents is a difficult time for a lot of people. Other kids can be mean and there is a lot of bullying going on these days. How might this affect a student's learning and even

major theories of human development

Explain the major theories of human development (cognitive, social, and moral) throughout various stages of life. Also, examine the major biological influences and how physical development relates to other areas of human development.

Building working relationships

A brief description of what you believe to be the three most important building blocks needed to establish a successful therapeutic alliance. Justify your selection with citations and descriptions. Include the barriers that may impede implementing these building blocks. Discuss how a new clientâ??s stage of change affects the b

Skinner;s Theory of Operant Conditioning

Please help with a project by answering the following: Is Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning a personality theory? As a multicultural society, how do we apply Skinner's theory?

Summary ideas are offered.

I need some help with a summary of the attached journal article. What I am looking for it to pull out factors regarding how the article applies to Native Americans and their much shorter than average life expectancy.

How can one use reinforcement and punishment effectively with her daughter?

Lauren said: "I can admit that I rarely use omission with my own child. However, in the classroom setting I'm a firm believer of it. I think that it depends on the child or children that you are dealing with. Omission doesn't seem to phase my daughter. She can go without a certain thing. She'll just find something else to replac

Description of Instrumental Conditioning

Instrumental or operant conditioning is an associative form of learning where pairing of a response with an outcome changes the future strength of the response. Instrumental conditioning seems to depend either on an association between stimulus and response (e.g., stimulus is lever and response is lever pressing), or between a r