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Psychology: The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture. This piece was delivered by a professor at Carnegie Mellon. He was dying from pancreatic cancer. At many universities, professors who retire are invited to give a Last Lecture. Randy Pausch was adapting this tradition. This story has been featured on Good Morning America and millions of readers have bought c

Facts about self esteem in adolescence

1.What is self-esteem? How does self-esteem change in adolescence? 2. What characteristics are associated with adolescent development? How have adolescents changed over the last 30 years? How have they remained the same?

Discussion of two major coping mechanisms

What are the two major coping responses? What are the similarities and differences between these responses? What are the consequences of a failure to cope successfully?


What types of assessments have you taken? Consider assessments such as the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE®), SAT®, and Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS). How was the assessment conducted?

Risk assessments.

1. In assessing risk to benefit, on what bases do you make the ultimate determinationof how much risk is acceptable and how much benefit is necessary? 2. How do you determine when and under what circumstances deceit is allowable?What is the criteria that must be met? 3. It has been said that the end never justifies the mea

Child growth and development

Q 1: Discuss the problem of obese children in middle childhood, and describe possible causes. Q 2: Discuss the role of brain maturation in motor and cognitive development during middle childhood. Q 3: Describe Sternberg's and Gardner's theories of multiple intelligence, and explain the significance of these theories

Learning styles.

Objective: Compare different learning types. Examine social behavior and its influences Library Assignment Detailed explaination of what are attitudes? Describe an attitude type of someone. how are attitudes formed? and how their behavior may be influenced by that attitude. Expanding on this, explain using atti

Psychology - Procrastination

I need help with the questions related to the two articles. I have read them, but need suggestions and ideas of what to include that is relevant. Thank you. 1. Read these two articles: (a) Pychyl, Timothy A. 2008. Procrastination: It's not me, it's the situation! (

About behavior.

Biali, Susan. 2007. Was Michael Jackson a Highly Sensitive Person(HSP)? Are You? Retrieved from the Internet August 10, 2009. el-jackson-highly-sensitive-personhsp-are-you Markman, Art. 2009. People, Situations, Attributions, and the Hollywood Movie


Discuss your individual motivators. Evaluate your motivator in light of the theories in Psychology.

Important information about Motivation

Please help me write an analysis which must address the following topics: o Choose one of the theories from the Motivation Concepts Table and describe how this theory would and would not be applicable if applied to two or more workplace situations drawn from your personal experience. o In the instance in which the selected

My friend her behavior as a passive aggressiveness

A.describe her type of behavior. b.examine the conditions that precede the passive aggressiveness c.examine the consequences that follow selected type of behavior. d. describe how psychology can be used to explain the behavior. In addition, identify the ethical dilemmas that could arise from your observation.

What are the effects of hormones during puberty?

1. What are the roles of hormones during puberty from start to stop? 2. What do the hormones do to cause the symptoms, etc? 3. Any specific roles of the hormones? In other words: Name, role, effect, etc during puberty?

Critique a Qualitative Research Article: Youth Gambling

Critique of a Qualitative Research Article (see attached) Utilize research protocols in defining, researching, analyzing and synthesizing appropriate scholarly research within the topic/issue selected. The learner may utilize the sub-questions as a guide to what content needs to be addressed within each component. Rese

Sample questions about Psychosocial Stage of Development.

In which you analyze your current psychosocial stage of development. In your analysis, include the following items: a. Identify your present Eriksonian psychosocial stage of development (your selected stage of development may not correlate with your current age). b. Explain how your current psychosocial stage of devel

Child growth and development

Q 1: Please discuss factors that can lead to brain damage in the young child. Q 2: Please discuss and distinguish between gross and fine motor skills, and discuss the development of of each during the play years. Q 3: Describe and discuss the major characteristics of preoperational thought, according to Piaget. Q 4:

Rational and Irrational Behaviors in Psychology

Consider the fact that at one point in US history the decision to own slaves was considered rational and informed. Today we would consider the decision to own slaves "irrational". For this project: Identify one other example of a decision (past or present) that was once considered "rational" but that is now reviewed as "irratio

Abnormal Psychology Models

a. Briefly examine the origins of abnormal psychology. b. Provide a brief overview of how abnormal psychology has evolved into a scientific discipline. c. Briefly analyze the psychosocial, biological/medical, and sociocultural theoretical models related to the development of abnormal psychology.

Serial rapist /Jack the Ripper

You have heard that there is a serial rapist in London that is known as the "Ripper Copycat." You found out that a colleague of yours from London is on the investigation team for this serial rapist. Your colleague has emailed you and asked if you were familiar with Jack the Ripper, and if so, do you have any information on the f

Program to improve adolescent self-concept

Discuss how a program could be designed to assist adolescent/young adults in achieving a positive self-concept and self actualization by following the humanistic theories. Think about the goals and objectives that the program should have, as well as any barriers that might be encountered.

Psychology Summary of a Professional Journal

I am looking for a one to two page summary and three inspirational ideas from the article attached. Stress Versus Discrete Negative Emotions in the Prediction of Physical Complaints: Does Predictive Utility Vary Across Ethnic Groups? (Consedine, Magai, et al., 2006).

Erickson's theory

1. the types of personality characteristics associated with Erickson's theory.

Nonverbal, Verbal, and Discrepant Behaviors

Description of a minimum of four dimensions, providing a specific example for each, from within the categories of verbal behavior, nonverbal behavior, and discrepancies that you believe are most important to observe. Justify your choices.

Motivation:Difference between winners and losers on these teams.

Using the following article, please help me so that I can write about the question: Pearlman, Jeff. (2009) Winners and Losers. Identify 3 types of motivation that explain the difference between winners and losers on these teams.

Aphasia Students and Special Educations Classes

In school are there regular classes, special Ed classes, and Aphasia classes. I want to know more about Aphasia students. How do they become Aphasic students? Was it because of brain injury, born that way or what? On the other hand, what if the mom took something during pregnancy that could have caused the child to have a birt