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Impressions about cultural groups influencing socialization

Interview of a woman whose background is unfamiliar to me, i.e. who is either not Caucasian or heterosexual to respond. As a woman, describe your impressions about how your cultural group has influenced your socialization and opportunities as a woman. Share any experiences of prejudice, especially gender prejudice. How di

Psycotherapy Intervention Problem

Give two reasons why it is important for a psychotherapist to understand the client's strenghs and challenges. If any explain any diversity considerations and how these considerations would influence how a psychotherapist would proceed with the client. Explain how the psychotherapist would assess the client's readiness to change

Mnemonics in learning

Mnemonics In The News Use the Internet, University Library, or other resources to locate a current article that discusses the use of mnemonics in learning. Read the article. Provide a short summary of the article's main points. Include your insights relative to the article and your experience with using mnemonics a

Factors in Serial Learning

What factors impact serial learning? Which one of these factors has the greatest impact? Why? What has been your experience with serial learning?

Group communication

O Choose one video that you will use to discuss the relationship between group member diversity and communication style. What diversity existed in the group? How did this affect the group members' communication styles? Was diversity a hindrance to communication? Come up with two communication methods that could have been used to

Discussion about group communication is briefly provided.

Need help discussing these questions: 1. Describe a situation where a group encountered problems in working together. What was done to resolve the problem? What should have been done to encourage better facilitation among group members? 2. Why is it important to understand the cultural dimensions of group members? How d

Feedback about groupthink

Answer the following questions and include references. 1. Is there a difference between a group and a team? If so, what is it? If not, why not? 2. What is groupthink? How can a group avoid groupthink?

Dual diagnosis

What do you consider to be the key challenges in making a dual diagnosis? What guidelines might you use to deal with those challenges? Also, how do you think a dual diagnosis is affected by racial and ethnic factors? Provide the rationale for your response based on scientific evidence from a professional literature.

Erikson's Psychosocial Theory

Given that people are living longer now than when Erikson developed psychosocial theory, how would you adapt his theory to address older age groups?

Theoretical unification

Do you think that theoretical unification within the field of psychology is feasible? Why or why not?

Article Review

Pay attention to the literature review. Notice how the sources are integrated to provide adequate support for statements, and that paragraphs contain more than just one source of information. That is true integration of material and demonstrates critical thinking of previous research. Notice the use of transitional sentences eve

Strategies of critical thinking

Identify 3 of the 9 strategies that you will use to develop your critical thinking skills. Describe how you will use each strategy, give specific examples.

Acheive stages of development

Do we all successfully achieve each stage? What happens if a person fails to successfully overcome one or more of the stages in his/her development?


First Question: Is everyone who commits a crime mentally ill? Why or why not? Second Questions: Should mentally ill people be held responsible for their actions? If so, when? If not, why?

Management Feedback

1. As a manager you must motivate your employees to work very hard. Which motivation theory would you use to guide your actions? Why? 2. What is the ¿law of effect?¿ What are some examples of this law? 3. What impact do goals have on behavior? What types of goals will lead to the highest level of performance? Why?

Developmental Tasks For Middle-Aged Adults According to Robert Havighurst

Developmental psychologist Robert Havighurst stated that the developmental tasks for middle-aged adults are threefold: (a) managing a household, (b) child rearing, and (c) managing a career. Drawing on principles you have learned in this course, how might middle-aged adults accomplish these tasks?


Can people reach self-actualization? Why or why not? Please be sure to cite to support for your response.

Two Pitfalls Identifying Psychotherapeutic Issues

What are two pitfalls related to identifying psychotherapeutic issues and gathering relevant client information that can preclude a therapists from really hearing and understanding the client from his or her perspective? Explain how to avoid the pitfalls.

Stereotypical Notions of Males or Females

As a divorced Caucasian female in her late forties, what would you find hardest to deal with when working with a person of the opposite sex? Would you admit to holding on to some stereotypical notions of males or females? Please explain at least one of the stereotypes in detail. If none, explain how you would have avoided gender