1. How difficult is it to determine when each stage begins and ends, using biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional criteria? Contrast this discontinuity perspective with the continuity perspective. 2. Consider the developmental debate of nature vs. nurture. What traits are shaped more by nature, and which by nurture? On th
1. Discuss the implications of the acceptance of the biopsychosocial model over the biomedical model. What is the role played by age, ethnicity, and SES? 2. Discuss the advantages of experimental and correlation studies. Why might a researcher choose one over the other?
1. Elizabeth wants to find out if chewing bubble gum during an exam improves the test scores of her students. She knows she will have to give a test to her students, but she is not sure how to separate the control group from the experimental group. How should she do it? 2. Daffy Duck is in bad shape. A few too many direct h
Please help with some ideas so that I can address these questions: Submit a draft of two problem statements that address current situations, issues, or observations in your field of study or discipline. Each problem's description should be written in such a way as to lead to a different research method (quantitative, qualitat
Your client has t-scores greater than 70 on depression, psychopathic deviance, and schizophrenia on the MMPI-2. Would you feel comfortable diagnosing mental illness based on these results? Why or why not?
Please provide a step by step solution for the following problem. A researcher wants to determine whether alcohol increases the amount of motor coordination errors. She selects two samples of 25 participants each. One group receives 5 ounces of alcohol, while the other group receives 5 ounces of water. She then observes the
Explain the behavioral or functional changes that may occur as a result of damage to the limbic system. Then determine the rationale for the predicted changes or deficit.
What are some of your biases about mental health? How do you think you formed these biases?
Please Provide advise/ help in completing the following: 750 words: Write a description of a problem area that can be pursued as a topic. Include a brief discussion of the importance of addressing this problem as well as to your discipline. 150 words: What is the purpose of graduate-level research? What distinguishes re
1.Analyze and discuss the attached performance analysis flowchart. Address in you discussion, how this flowchart might be useful in analyzing team performance, individual performance, address how this might aid in objectivity. What other uses could you put this flowchart to? How would it be helpful in correcting marginal pe
I require assistance with writing a training guide in combating compassion fatigue in healthcare workers. 1. present the nature of the problem and its causes 2. explain the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the caregiver 3. give examples of coping strategies and resources for help and hope for the caregiver
What is the Tarasoff Decision? How did it affect the professional practice of psychology? What was the Redmond v. Jaffee Supreme Court ruling? What impact did this ruling have on the concept of privileged communication? What are HIPAA regulations? How have these regulations impacted mental health care? How do you feel a
Some research has shown a lower level in overall intelligence of dropout delinquents living at home when compared to non-delinquent adolescents living at home. List and explain some of the causes of these overall intelligence differences.
What elements are needed in a consent form for the parents of minors to approve their childrens participation in a study?
Rafael needs an informed consent form completed for each of the children in his study. He realizes his research is being conducted with minors. Therefore, the parents of these minors need to approve of their ward's participation in the study. Rafael seeks your help on drafting the informed consent form for this purpose. Wh
Compare constructs and measures of intelligence and achievement. contrast constructs and measures of intelligence and achievement. Give your definition of intelligence without using the dictionary. List examples of how intelligence can be measured in different ways
Here is a scenario: A close friend of yours is having difficulty with her teenage daughter. She knows you are a psychologist who specializes in adolescents. She asks if you would be willing to see her daughter for a few sessions to straighten her out. ? Define the concept of dual relationships ? Explain the challenges
I need help creating a proposal, my topic is how stress affects our health and relationships. ( key ideas and questions would be helpful or format). I understand that this assignment can not be done for me. The format for the Applied Project will be in the form of a proposal including: cover page, abstract, table of conte
List and describe the 6 major steps in designing a test. Explain why each item is important and give examples that have not been given by classmates of why researchers follow a set order when organizing a test.
What are the four most common subspecializations in clinical psychology? Explain.
Consider the below statements by Father Theodore Hesburgh, President, University of Notre Dame? "My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy, you don't make them because they are cheap, you don't make them because they are popular; you make them because they are right. Not distinguishing between
Rafael's advisor asked him to propose a research design and explain whether this is a true experiment or a quasi-experiment.
At this week's research team meeting, Rafael informs you that his hypothesis is now "Children who have high self-efficacy in softball are more likely to play baseball in a park district league." He thinks that the answer to this will help the park district to decide whether they want to include a beginner softball to their progr
What are some major ethical considerations that need to be addressed when using gestalt therapy approach? How to prevent some of these ethical problems?
What are boundary issues (crossings)? Which type of boundary issues are most prevalent in the field of psychology? Why? What is the difference between a "boundary crossing" and a "boundary violation"?
1. What are dual relationships? 2. What are the different types of dual relationships? 2. Is it possible for professionals in the field of psychology to prevent dual relationships from forming? If so, how? If not, why not? 200 WORDS PLEASE
Clarify terms: terminal behavior and shaping, extinction. In about 200 hundred words each.
Evaluate the impact of the APA's ethical standards and codes on professional practice in the field of psychology. Principle A: Beneficence and Nonmaleficence. Principle B: Fidelity and Responsibility. Principle C: Integrity. Principle D: Justice. Principle E: Respect for People's Rights and Dignity.
What are the similarities and differences between attitude measurement and public opinion polling? Provide an example of each one. Which one of these two assessment tools would you prefer using, and why? Study books:Hogan, T. P. (2007). Psychology testing: A practical introduction (2nd, ed). New York: John Wiley & S
What are the steps in the ethical decision-making process ? Is each step relevant to every situation? Why or why not? Which step in the ethical decision-making process is the most important? Why? Which step in the ethical decision-making process is the most difficult? Why? Step 1. Identify the situation that requires ethical
HYPOTHESIS: "CHILDREN WHO ARE PRETTY GOOD AT SOFTBALL ARE MORE WILLING TO PLAY BASEBALL IN A PARK DISTRICT TEAM THAN THOSE WHO ARE NOT GOOD AT SOFTBALL"
Please help in naming the Unconditioned Stimulus (US), Unconditioned Response (UR), Conditioned Stimulus (CS), & the Conditioned Response (CR).
1. A passenger on a plane was feeling anxious about an important job interview the next morning and, as a result, he was uneasy and nervous throughout the flight. Weeks later, he was contemplating a holiday trip. Though he hadn't previously been afraid to fly, he found himself suddenly nervous about flying and decided to cancel