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Cognitive Psychology Theories and Theorists

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

Collaboration and Motivation

Summarize collaboration and motivation theories. Compare the theories and propose how the theories can be applied when adopting technology in a work setting.

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

Skinner and Pavlov: Notes

Discuss the contributions that these selected theorists have made to the field of learning and cognition.

Discuss learning theory

Define learning theory. Discuss the significance of the theory to the field of psychology? Why?

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?

Brain and Nervous System

I need to create a PowerPoint presentation (9-12 slides) that outlines the basic functions of the brain, nervous system, and sensory systems. Be sure to address the following issues in your presentation: Brain: Be sure to include the major lobes of the brain as well as the areas in the sub-cortex. A brief description of the

Milestones in Cognitive Therapy

Identify at least four key milestones in the development of cognitive psychology as a discipline. Discuss the importance of behavioral observation in cognitive psychology.

APA Style Summary: Social Media and Suicide

Pick a APA style Journal or Article Write a summary sentence for each subtitle heading? Ex: Introduction- Review- Findings- Write a sentence for each describing what the paragraph is about?

Theories of Counseling

Question: Describe how you might use modeling procedures in helping a client learn a specific social skill.

Kirt Lewin's Field Theory

Kurt Lewin Field Theory Analyze the major themes of your selected theories. Identify the individuals associated with your selected theories.

The Client Centered Approach to Therapy

How does the humanistic, client-centered approach to therapy work? Provide an example What are the goals of therapy according to this approach? How would this perspective go about working with a difficult or unmotivated client? Provide an example Use scholarly sources to support your answers. Provide examples. Cite you

Positive Reinforcers and Negative Reinforcers

Hi Marcel 1). I have a classmate that presented this question; "How is it that a "positive reinforcement" will teach the child or person not to repeat the wrong behavior." Personally I thought using a "negative reinforcement" was needed in this case to teach the child or person not to repeat the wrong behavior. What is

An Analysis of Rewards and Punishments

1) Punishment occasionally discourages unwanted behavior. As a method of correcting behavior, however, it often fails. Discuss the reasons why punishment usually does not produce the desired results. 2) Rewards can be very effective for increasing the occurrence of desired behavior; however, they are often misused, and c

Education and ASD from a parent's perspective

The aim of this study is to develop substantive theory about how parents deal with the education of their child diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A series of in-depth case studies, conceptualized within the social theory of symbolic interaction, will use both auto ethnographic and constructivist grounded theory methods

Measuring Intelligence: The Psychometric Approach

I need two historical research examples within the last five years. One brief research example showing how taking the IQ exam measure of intelligence has benefited the individual or group individuals or society. One brief research example showing how taking the IQ exam measure of intelligence has been a drawback to the i