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Cognitive Psychology Theories and Theorists

Child abuse interventions

This posting briefly discusses the implications of one's strategy in terms of intervention and prevention. 500 words of notes and article references are integrated.

Technology Communication Enhancements

Identify the benefits that are not quantifiable for mobile collaboration when implementing technology-assisted learning and communications solutions or organizational change and why are these factors important in analyzing the potential use of a technology for a learning or communications solution?

Motivation and Online Learning

How do you self-motivate to excel, rather than be mediocre, in an online learning environment when performance is all on you? Do you think it is different when in a traditional classroom setting?

GAP Review: United Way of America

- Create a comparative table (services, policies, clientele, etc.). - Include values, mission, and vision. - Explain the gap in services that exists in the organization. - Outline a strategic plan that is beyond the scope of the organization's current strategic plan. - Identify four to five strategic goals of the organizatio

Program Evaluation & Application

Provide brief description of a human services organization. 1. explain one specific purpose for conducting a program evaluation in that organization. 2. Describe the program evaluation 3. Evaluate the program evaluation, indicating strengths and limitations 4. Explain whether the program evaluation you selected is r

Improved Cognitive abilities and technology

Technology used as part of learning or a communications solution elicits reactions from the stakeholders. One contemporary learning solution based on theories of cognition that has been featured on the Internet is Lumosity ( After reviewing this learning application and a research article on it, discuss how psy

Counseling with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Some clients can be quite challenging no matter what theory you think might work optimally. Now considering the premises of the CBT theory, how would you approach the following case? Trying to help a client sort out distorted thinking can be a straight forward process when the client is open and willing to change their thinki

"What About Bob'" - the Five Factor Model and Carl Jung

Explain how Carl Jung and the Five Factor model theories can explains the personality of Bob Wilder (the character in the movie What About Bob). Explain how the selected character's behavior might be interpreted differently, depending on which theoretical approach is used. Explain which each chosen theorist or theory would

Lifespan Development - Heredity and Environment

Need help with 700 words explaining the life span perspective of development. - Explain the life span perspective of development. - Summarize two theories of life span development. - Explain how heredity and the environment interact to produce individual differences A minimum of 3 references is required.

Five Factor Model

Is the five-factor model too reductionistic? Provide reasons in your response. Discuss the role of nature and nurture in an individual with borderline personality disorder who experiences regular episodes of clinical depression.

Motivation and Change in the Workplace

How does motivation, collaboration, learning, and cognition theory, provide for a solution for the following scenario: Your organization is moving its call center agents (50 employees) from one side of the building to the other side of the building and you are in charge of the move. Your role is to oversee the construction,


Sally is a 23-year-old woman who has a severe phobia of dogs. She has had this phobia since she had a negative experience with dogs when she was in the second grade. She now goes out of her way to avoid dogs and places that dogs may be. This causes her to experience anxiety when she meets someone new and is invited to an unfamil

Cognitive Development throughout the Lifetime

The purpose of this paper is to understand how cognitive processes develop from childhood through old age, and how children's/elderly individuals' cognitive processes differ from that of adults. Choose an area of cognition(e.g., memory, language, cognitive mapping, attention). Based on the area you selected, and utilizing at lea

The era, life history, and personality of Carl Rogers.

I need help with writing this paper on Carl Roger Research articles from the last 15 years that investigate client- centered and humanistic Please provide a summary of each article That explains roger's views of human nature and worldviews as expressed in this theory. Which aspect of his theory do you think would be di

Discussing Classical Conditioning

Examine the theory of classical conditioning. In your examination, address the following: o Describe the theory of classical conditioning. o Select a scenario in which you would apply classical conditioning theory, such as training your dog to sit or training your partner to clean the house. o Describe your selected scenar

Operant Conditioning and Classical Conditioning

One theorist from each of the following paradigms in preparation for this assignment: o Functionalistic • Edward Lee Thorndike • B. F. Skinner • Clark Leonard Hull o Associationistic • Ivan Pavlov • Edwin R. Guthrie • William K. Estes Please analyze the functionalistic and associationistic theories asso

Compare and Contrast - Cognitive Theorists

Jean Piaget & Lev Vygotsky were two influential theorists during the 20th century-each with a unique spin on how children best learn. Compare & contrast their theories on research and tell which you think best explained cognitive development in children?

Cognitive Psychology Theories: Operant Conditioning

900 words in which you examine the concept of learning and how it is related to cognition. In your examination, address the following questions: o Describe the theory of operant conditioning. o Compare and contrast positive and negative reinforcement. o Determine which form of reinforcement is the most effective. Explain yo

Albert Bandura

How has Albert Bandura contributed to the existing research pertaining to learning theories? Describe Albert Bandura's theory and contributions to existing research. In addition, provide an example of how people can apply this theory in the past and how are people using it today.

Cognitive Psychology - Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

How has Jean Piaget contributed to the existing research pertaining to cognitive theories? Describe Jean Piaget's theory and contributions to existing research. In addition, provide an example of how people can apply this theory in the past and how are people using it today.

Conformity & the Media

Using the current literature, explain one way to alter the conditions in the scenario to prevent conformity. Finally, provide an example where conformity might be good and explain why.

Aspects of vicarious learning

Briefly describe how "vicarious learning" occurs. What are some of the things that determine whether or not a learned behavior is actually performed? Finally, discuss an example of vicarious learning in personality development.

Theoretical Similarities and Differences

Behavior theory, psychoanalytic theory, cognitive-behavioral theory, and person centered theory. For each theory, cover the following aspects: - Goals of therapy - Types of treatment - Theoretical explanation of where substance use or abuse stems from - Characteristics of the client that would be the best fit for this theo

Ethics and Social Justice

MMPA 6405: Ethics and Social Justice Final Project Overview For the Final Project of this course, select any government or non-profit organization for which there is sufficient information to allow a thorough analysis of ethical or social justice issues. You may select your own organization if it is a government or nonpr

IQ Testing and Measurement

The idea of measuring a person's intelligence with an IQ test began in the early 1900s. Can intelligence be measured by a test? Why or why not?

Mozart Effect

What evidence do the researchers of the Mozart Effect experiment offer as a test of their hypothesis? Is this evidence empirical (observable)? Is it valid?