? Interview a person you feel comfortable asking about their personality and attitudes. ? Submit your Profile Report. For this project you will choose a person who is close to your own age and interview that person to learn more about them. In addition to the interview compare and contrast the responses from your interview w
A study was conducted to assess the reliability of a quick test to identify subject who have been infected with an influenza virus. A total of 432 subjects are enrolled. A rapid flu test is administered. In addition, a blood sample is taken. Of the 432 subjects, both tests were positive in 40 instances, both were negative in
Some scholars criticize the "mamawawa," the men are men and women are women assumption. This job analyzes the flaws in the assumption that men and women are categorical opposites, given some biological arguments. What are the implications for a culture that believes that the sexes are distinct opposites?
1) How can you demonstrate spontaneous recovery in a laboratory with rats? 2) Make up an example of conditioned inhibition and make sure to label all the parts ( CS+, CS-, CR, US, UR). 3) Develop an example of higher-order conditioning pointing out the US, UR, CS, CR.
Consider the following situations: 1. Martin is the best candidate for a Trainer position. Martin has a scar running from his eyebrow to his jaw line on the right side of his face. 2. Gerard is an IT Specialist and his co-workers have complained of his body odor. For each issue, determine: (1) whether it falls unde
What should be the role of teacher when helping adolescents form their identities?
This posting offers notes to help summarize a journal article about the profile and treatment of male adolescent sex offenders.
This solution offers notes and suggestions for a journal synopsis.
1. Do our attitudes determine our behavior? If not, does that make us all hypocrites? 2. When do attitudes predict behavior? 3. How does our behavior influence our attitudes?
Effective group leadership concepts and techniques used for treatment of substance disorders.
After 5 weeks of voluntary wheel running...mice (of a certain strain) were significantly resistant to the sleep inducing effects of (alcohol). Sixty-four mice, 32 males and 32 females, were assigned to wheel (free access to a running wheel in the home cage) or no-wheel conditions. At the end of the training period, the animals w
I have read many article about "abstinence-only sex" it seems as though sex education programs seems to be mostly effective at preventing intercourse pregnancy and disease among adolescents, why do you think that we have to spend so much government money on something that doesn't even work??????
You are in charge of selecting a person to fill the position of Information Technology Specialist for your organization. Six candidates have successfully completed a "pass/fail" written examination. The candidates are equally qualified in terms of education and experience. The final hurdle in the selection process is an intervie
This solution offers examples of biases, fallacies, or faulty reasoning that you found in the source or article. Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Youth, Minorities and Women AHA Advocacy Position The American Heart Association supports legislation that seeks to restrict or prohibit tobacco advertising, promotion and mar
How do petit mal seizures cause damage to brain structures? How might brain plasticity play a role in recovery from petit mal seizures?
In a line graph of results of a 2x2 factorial experiment, an interaction is shown by: a) some points higher than others b) one line higher than another c) two lines not parallel to the x axis d) two lines not parallel to each other In a mixed design, a) there is one independent variable and one dependant variable b) one
An educational psychologist is asked to conduct a study to determine if class size has an effect on academic achievement. The psychologist identifies a large fifth-grade classroom in one inner-city school and a small fifth-grade classroom in another inner-city school. Principals from each school agree to participate in the study
In an experiment designed to examine the effects of dieting and exercise on weight loss, subjects were randomly assigned to one of four conditions: (1) both dieting and exercise, (2) dieting but no exercise, (3) exercise but no dieting, and (4) neither dieting nor exercise. Results indicated that subjects not on a diet lost only
This posting evaluates an article called, "Programs Don't Make Sense." It offers sample ideas to identify at least two arguments in the article.
One of the most impressive disorders following brain damage to the ventral occipitotemporal cortex is prosopagnosia. - briefly explain why is this or give a list of various reasons this is an impressive (very interesting) disorder. Prosopagnosia is when a person has suffered a brain injury and has the inability to recognize f
This posting assesses an argument on the following three levels: Is your argument (1) good or bad? (2) Valid or invalid? (3) Strong or weak? It also explains how to reach an assessment.
One of the most impressive disorders following brain damage to the ventral occipitotemporal cortex is prosopagnosia. - See the solution to find out why!
Identifying premises and conclusions in two opinions about IV drug users and tax payer money to provide clean needles.
Assignment: Argument Evaluation ? Read Critical Thinking Appendix 1: Clean Needles Benefit Society and Programs Don't Make Sense (pp. A-22 - A-23) ? Identify at least two arguments in each article. Argument #1 Outline the premises and conclusions of the argument . (1) Do the premises support the conclusions? (2) Ar
How might your own biases interfere with your effectiveness as a supervisor?
Resources: Ch. 7 (pp. 273-86) in Psychology: An Introduction (12th ed.); Web site: http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/rm_dev/river.html Review the section in your text on problem-solving. As you review, consider the following question: Do you use a problem-solving process? Complete the activity at http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/
A) What is apraxia and what kinds of lesions produce it? b) What is contralateral neglect; what kinds of lesions produce it? c) What is prosopagnosia, and is it always restricted to the perception of faces? hide problem
In a case study, the researcher usually: a. uses one method of data collection b. establishes the problem and hypothesis in advance c. examines a real life problem within it's real life context d. does all of the above Which of the following survey methods is best for getting information about highly personal or embarra
How does Vygotsky's theory relate to the "nature vs nurture" debate? I understand that Vygotsky's theory places emphasis on both nature and nurture...and that he believed heredity (Nature) and dialogues (Nurture) with more expert members of society jointly contribute to development. Would it be fair of me to say that ....acc
1) Introduction- summarize the previous findings that are reported in the introduction. Comment on what conclusion (hypothesis) can be drawn from these studies. 2) Hypothesis- What is the authors' hypothesis? What predictions were they making and why did they make them? What alternative hypotheses were there? Why was this art
This solution explains the difference between the formal and informal organizations. Details included on procedures structures.
A good experiment has to have Internal and External validity. Checking for validity is like answering a question of whether the experiment has been designed well, whether the variables that are being measured are really affected by variables that are being manipulated in this particular experiment or if they are affected by som