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Criminology/Social Process Theories: Socialized to Crime

I need help getting started on these two questions. Can you help me? All help and suggestions are appreciated. LINKING WELFARE TO CRIME 1. Michael Tanner makes some interesting observations about a possible correlation between welfare and crime. Read his testimony by following the web link, and then describe in what w


Any article in national or local newspaper that describes any type of crime, e.g. narcotic sales, white collar crime or cyber-crime. (Articles must be within one year.) Explain the underlying reasons or that crime by considering the two theories of crime causation. Research includes: - A description of the crime reported in

Response time of a neural pathway is summarized.

This job names factors that contribute to the response time of a neural pathway, giving an explanation for each factor. It also offers an example of how one of these factors affects speed of transmission in the visual system as a brief overview.

Discuss the "Mind/Body" problem in philosophy

Discuss the "Mind/Body" problem in philosophy including: 1. What is the realm of mind and consciousness? 2. How does the realm of mind and consciousness relate to the physical body? 3. Is there such a thing as an independent mind that transcends physical functions of the body through the central nervous system? Why or why n

Guiding axonal growth

What are the various mechanisms the nervous system uses to guide axonal growth and form synapses. What kind of experimental evidence is there?

What qualifies as an emotional disorder?

What qualifies as an emotional disorder? Explain which emotional disorders are most common in children. How might these emotional disorders impact a child's development and learning?

Discussion: The Glass Ceiling Effect

To counteract some of the glass ceiling effects, women need to maintain career development strategies to ensure their ability to succeed in male dominated fields. The Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists, and Managers, Australia (2008) suggests that women must: - Be conscious of career development at all stages of

Career Counseling - Glass ceiling effect

Opposite to the "glass barrier" is tokenism, in which a small number of individuals are hired, not for their vocational attributes, but instead for their demographics. These individuals "constitute less than 15% of their work group [and] experience stress, social isolation, heightened visibility, and accusations of role violatio

Career Counseling - Glass ceiling effect

As managers assess the quality of the worker, they are responsible for judging how well the candidate's attributes will contribute to the success of the business overall. The attributes that are considered ideal to success in corporate upper management are negatively correlated with societal views on "feminine attributes". For t

Heredity and Behavior Genetics

Please help me get started so that I can write a paper on heredity. Discuss the concepts of heredity and behavior genetics as described in your text. Now relate the information to your life. What characteristics do you think that you inherited from your parents? If you have children, what characteristics do you think they

A case study is examined.

This exercise is comprised of three case studies involving different stages of the life span. Assume that you are a specialist in Human Development and the three individuals in the case studies come to you for your advise, wisdom and knowledge in Human Development. Write as much as you feel is warranted for the case study. Ca

Career Counseling - the use of computer technology in career counseling services

A brief rationale for the use of computers in career counseling is presented and several current systems are described in our book. Most of the systems consist of two major functional components: an information system for the storage and retrieval of different types of career information, and a guidance system allowing the clien

How to form or break a habit

I need help with the following two paragraphs, planning a strategy to form or to break the habit using the threshold method and the incompatibility method. An example and a strategy. A second method, called the threshold method, is when the stimulus can be presented indistinctly so that the individual learns over time not to

How are habits formed and broken in terms of behaviorist learning theory?

I am still compiling for a future research paper on Sexual Behaviors of sexually abused children, with an issue of excessive masturbation. Any suggestions on the following two questions: I'm really needing only 250 words per question. Question 1 Habits can be formed or broken by the conditions of behaviorism. Apply a

Comparison of Research methods

Compare and contrast two of the following five research methods in psychology described in your text or on the internet. These research methods include: Case study, Naturalistic observation, Correlation research, Survey research, and Experimental method. Include in your discussion the research techniques, reliability and validit

Effective Leadership

Please help me get strted so I can complete the following: Write / submit a 2100-2800-word paper on effective leadership. Be sure to include appropriate "real-life" examples of effective leadership in your paper. These examples can come from your professional experience or you may discuss a well-known / recognized example fro

Route from Brain to Foot

Different sensory motor and cognitive responses are mediated by several structures distributed over large areas of the brains a whole even the simplest task requires the co ordinated activity of many regions in the nervous system. Help needed; what route does the movement of a left foot take from which area of the brain and

Counselling Psychology - Career counselling

Jan's art teacher is her mentor. Jan wants to follow in her footsteps. Her sketches are on display at the local art gallery. Jan is presently organizing an art show to raise money for the food bank. What three-letter code would John Holland assign Jan if she were to take the Self Directed Search? Why? Code: ___ ___ ___

Counselling Psychology - Career counselling (Parsons)

Parsons' ideas seem simple and perhaps inadequate, yet he is known as the "Father of Career Counselling". In what way has Parsons affected current career counselling practices? It would be great if you respond to this question by stating your opinions on this topic, supporting them with empirical findings of research. I

Description of a client based on various counseling theories

CASE STUDY MARK: "Most of my life I have felt pushed and pulled. My father pushed me in to school, all sports, and all events, and over the years my resentment grew towards him. He was always directing my life and berating me when I challenged his authority. My mother always showed her love for me and tried to pull me under