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Origins of Psychology and Research Methods Worksheet

Please see the attachment. Part I: Origins of Psychology Within the discipline of psychology, there are several perspectives used to describe, predict, and explain human behavior. The seven major perspectives in modern psychology are psychoanalytic, behaviorist, humanist, cognitive, neuroscientific/biopsychological, evolut

Associationistic theories

Describe the major theoretical concepts of associationistic theories. Give an example of an associationistic theory.

Can classical conditioning stop overeating?

Classical conditioning helps trigger a certain stimulus from occurring. This being true do you think that we can use classical conditioning to reverse negative behaviors such as over eating?

What other areas could psychologists work in besides therapy?

Psychologists use critical thinking and scientific evidence to meet the goals of psychology. Knowing this, what other areas could psychologists work in besides therapy? What skills do psychologists possess to support those other areas? Where do you stand on the nature vs. nurture debate? What do you think influences our dai


Do you believe that you are free of prejudice? After reading this chapter, which of the many factors that cause prejudice do you think is most important to change? I need some ideas to get me started. Thank you.

Techniques for Therapy

Please detail two techniques for each of the four therapies listed, as well as for what issues that it would be used for a client in treatment. Cognitive Biblical Counseling, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Behavior Therapy and Existential Therapy.

Discussion Question

How does your assigned theoretical viewpoint (Biological) explain the causes of substance abuse, and what treatments does it recommend? What are some of the strengths or weaknesses of your assigned viewpoint?

Nouthetic Counseling and Cognitive Biblical Counseling

4. Compare and contrast nouthetic counseling and cognitive Biblical counseling. In your opinion and based on what you have learned to date, which theory gives you the best Christian-based orientation to counseling and offers the most theoretical content to help clients get better, and in what ways? How could you use both theorie

Solution-focused Brief Therapy

3. You have 4 counseling sessions that an EAP (Employee Assistance Program) will give you reimbursement for one of their female employees who is depressed over a failing marriage. Give a short overview of how you would use Solution-focused Brief Therapy to get the most out of this limited counseling time. I need some ideas to

Issues in the workplace paper and presentation

Examine the application of psychology to workplace behaviors. As a part of this examination,. The post addresses the following: Human behavior Perception and conflict bias and stereotyping 2. Describe the role of motivation in the work environment and determine who is responsible for fostering motivation in the work pl

Universal Motives

What are universal motives? What are some examples of universal motives?

Hypothesis testing is represented.

The 4th step in hypothesis testing is to compute your data. Creswell (2008) gave a list of questions to ask yourself to determine what tests to use: Do you plan to compare groups or relate variables in your hypothesis or research questions? How many independent variables do you have in one research question or hypothesi

Hypothesis testing

Do alphas differ among industries? How do ethics affect your chosen level of significance? Can you not reject and reject the null hypothesis? Why or why not?

Hypothesis testing

What are some terms related to hypothesis testing that you are already familiar with? Why do a null and alternative hypothesis have to be mutually exclusive? When would you accept the null hypothesis? Can you give an example of this?

Research topics are generated.

In preparation for this paper, identify a research issue, problem, or opportunity that uses data that has absolute zero measurements, ratio level data.

Sampling versus total population.

How does cost play a factor in whether researchers use a sample or the total population? There are several types of random sampling. What are the different types of random sampling? When is it best to use what kind of study or population? How does the researcher decide which type of randomization to use? One example is a con

Population and sample ideas are correlated.

Give me an example of when your population and your sample could be the same. Is this possible? What is a convenience sample and why are they used so readily? What are the limitations of using a convenience sample? How can you reduce those limitations? Have you read a research article that listed limitations of their st

Pie charts' purposes are noted.

Why do newspapers and magazines use the pie chart so readily? What are the limitations of the pie chart. If pie charts are not the choice graphic for data to be displayed what would be recommended??? What kinds of data can be displayed with this other form of graphic? If you do use a pie chart, what do you need to be aware

Comparing Freud and Rogers

Short Answer: Compare Freudian Psychoanalysis with Carl Rogers' Person-Centered Therapy. 1. Since in both of these types of therapies the counselor takes a more passive role, how can it be determined if the client is well enough to terminate therapy? 2. If the client is the "expert" (in person-centered therapy), why should

Measurement Variables

Explain and give an example for each of the following types of variables: Equal interval Rank order Nominal Ratio scale Continuous

Slovak proverb about confidence

A Slovak proverb could be translated as "Confidence comes with the position". It indicates that a person's behavior often becomes more authoritarian after taking a higher position. The person starts neglecting opinions of his/her colleagues. What is the situation in your neighborhood (workplace and country)? Is it a habit of su

Christian Perspective: Psychology of Freud and Jung

From a Christian Perspective; Any ideas on these two questions? For #2. I do know what the terms mean, I'm just not sure how to effectively compare the two. The answers do not have to be lengthy just fairly concise. 1. What did Freud do for us as counselors? Where did he get it right? Where did he get it wrong? What makes t

Quantitative Research

Can numbers lie? What do you need to be careful in looking at quantitative data to make sure the numbers aren't lying? What is your response to this?