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Workplace Motivation Essay: Motivation at work place environment

Intrinsic motivation and quality of work, exploring the nature of intrinsic motivation, and contrasting intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are new & quite confusing to me. I have to write a 1500 word essay in which I examine how various motivational strategies affect productivity in the workplace of a managed care insurance comp

Erikson's theory of Psychosocial development

I need assistance with the following: You have been hired by an advertising firm that is developing a series of commercials for family-oriented products geared toward the entire family. They want to develop a series of commercials that will target family members at various life stages. You need to thoroughly describe Erikson

Issues in child growth and development

Q1: Describe the significant development of the embryonic period. Q2: Describe the birth process, specifying the events of each stage. Q3: Describe the tests used to assess the newborn's condition at birth.

Erikson's Theory - Behavior Across the Lifespan

I'm not looking for a ready to submit assignment. I am looking for original researched work that I can continue to develop. The assignment requires in-text citation and references, so that can help too. I an including the entire assignment but I only need help with part A (Give a description of Erikson's theory, including the s

The effect of employing children in industrial environments

My topic is the effect of employing children in industrial environments (1st and/or 2nd) Industrial Revolution. I have certain questions that I need help with. We have ten questions. The only three that I have problems with is: 1. Describe ethical issues that became evident as a result of globalization. 2. Compare ethi

Applied Operant Conditioning

How might supervisors, educators, or other individuals apply operant conditioning? Please provide detailed examples which all four major aspects of operant conditioning (i.e. positive reinforcement, positive punishment, negative reinforcement, negative punishment).

Illness and effects on development. Death and Dying.

Part I 1. Assess the interaction and influences of genetics, heredity, and environmental factors on the prenatal development of individuals with your selected condition. 2. Describe how biological, sensory, perceptual, motor and physical development of the mind and body are affected in individuals with your selected conditio

Evolution, Genetics, and Experience

Modern genetics can prevent the tragedy of a life doomed by heredity; embryos can now be screened for some genetic diseases. But what constitutes a disease? Should genetic testing be used to select a child's characteristics? If so, what characteristics?

B.F. Skinner's theory and how it applies to today's field of human development.

Research on one of these theorists: Either B.F. Skinner, Jean Piaget or Ivan Pavlov. Study the theory and the theorists and write a paper which reflects your understanding of what the theory is based on. Please discuss how the theory can be implemented in the field of Human Development and in working with children and their fam

Research Methods in Psychology

Compare and contrast descriptive studies with formal experiments. Descriptive studies are the simplest method of scientific inquiry. The most three common methods used are in psychology are: the survey method, naturalistic observation and the clinical method. Formal experiment is a research method that allows the researche

Motivation and Manipulation

What is the difference between motivation and manipulation? Is motivation always honest? Is manipulation always dishonest?

Developmental Theories; Behaviorism; & Nature vs. Nurture

Q1. Define developmental theory, and describe how developmental theories help explain human behavior and development, noting the differences among grand theories, minitheories, and emergent theories. Q2: Discuss the major focus of behaviorism, and explain the basic principles of classical and operant conditioning. Q3:

Critical Thinking

I need assistance with the following: Present a situation in which you acted or reacted 'mindlessly' (see web links below), rather than thoughtfully, and which did not turn out well for you. Using the critical thinking concepts, which specific, more effective thinking strategies could you have utilized in that situation a

Gender stereotypes and women's issues

What information have you learned to explain the development of gender stereotypes? What factors help explain why women's progress into the male-dominated work force has been slow?

Types of Reasoning

What are the different types of reasoning? In what type of circumstance would you use inductive reasoning? Explain why. In what type of circumstance would you use deductive reasoning?


Please help me with statistic I have listed an attachment I need to do Practice Problem 11, 12, 13, & 16 in the corresponding spaces below. Round your answers to 3 decimal places.

Biological Influences and Sensory Adaptation

Conduct three of the following experiments and record your reactions. Be specific for each experiment. 1. Rub your index fingers gently over a piece of very coarse sandpaper a few times and rate its coarseness on a scale from 1 (very soft) to 7 (very coarse). After a minute or two, rub the same finger over the paper and agai

Psychology Perspectives - Structuralism, Functionalism and Behaviorism

Compare and contrast three of the following different perspectives (specific theories) of early psychology. These theories include: Structuralism, Functionalism, Gestalt Psychology, Behaviorism, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Physiological, Evolutionary, Cognitive, Cultural and Diversity, and Environmental, Population, and Conse

Forms of child psychotherapy

1. Choose three forms of child psychotherapy and describe the function of each one on a child's recovery. I am just looking for research to help get me started. Thank you.

Behaviorism: Reinforcement and Punishment

Behavioral psychologists demonstrated it is easier to modify behavior when the expected behavior is rewarded. For example, you compliment your child for doing well in school, or you get coupons for your next purchase because you spent so much at the grocery store. Define and discuss positive reinforcement, negative reinforce

Emotional Intelligence

Please take one of the Emotional Intelligence tests at the sites listed below. Reflect on your results and explore ways that you might develop an enhanced emotional IQ. The sites below have informal self-administered surveys that introduce the concept of EI in an interesting and personal way. There are also links at these sit

Rollo May's Theory

Do you agree or disagree with Rollo May's belief that human behavior is motivated by an underlying sense of anxiety and dread? Why?

Strengths and limitations of person centered theory

I need help preparing an analysis of the strengths and limitations of person centered theory in explaining individuals' behavior using APA format. Also describe how this humanistic theory affect individual personalities, and how this theory influences interpersonal relationships in the overview.