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Separation of mind and brain

Make a statement and provide support for whether the mind and brain are fully separate or whether they are one entity. Choose one. Please give credible reference and use intext citation if using quotes; do not copy and paste.

Methodological Commonalities between Neuroscience and Linguistics

Identify methodological commonalities between neuroscience and linguistics. How have these methodological commonalities advanced knowledge in the each of the two fields of study? Identify and support which has brought about the biggest advance in both fields. See Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA website at http://loni.usc

Consciousness, Energy, and Information

Rolls presents a model of visual consciousness. Mandik presents his view on the neurophilosophy of consciousness. In your opinion, is Rolls's model a trivial or substantive view of consciousness? Reference: http://www.petemandik.com/philosophy/papers/neurophilconsc.html (attached)

The Importance of Healthy Neurons and Synapses within the Brain

Determine the necessity for a one-to-one correspondence between a specific representation in the mind and a physico-chemical condition in some specific neurons/synapses in the associated brain. Please do not copy and paste, use in-text citations and references. Background: The strong dualism position of Descartes suggests th

Top-Down or Bottom-Up Processing?

Is reading a new article a bottom-up or top-down process? You may use this site as reference http://www.psywww.com/intropsych/ch07_cognition/top-down_and_bottom-up_processing.html

The Difference between the Mind and Brain

Make a statement on whether the mind and brain are fully separate or whether they are one entity and provide support for whether the mind and brain are fully separate or whether they are one entity. Using the following: 1. Compare differing conceptualizations of the mind and how the mind is studied. 2. Address the influence

Scientific Proof of the Mind-body Connection

Focus on the mind-body problem has been on the internal differences to answer whether the mind and body are separate or unified. Is the embodied cognition movement that looks externally to see how mind-brain is integrated with the body and its environment a step forward or backward in the field of psychology? Please provide just

Skinner's legacy and current applications

B. F. Skinner built on the classic behavioristic principles to develop his theory on human behavior. His theory has since been expanded and applied in many practical areas. Please discuss - (while focusing on Skinner's legacy) by examining contemporary (modern day) applications of his ideas of reinforcement learning in educat

Skinner's ideas of reinforcement learning in behavior therapy today

Background detail B. F. Skinner built on the classic behavioristic principles to develop his theory on human behavior. His theory has since been expanded and applied in many practical areas. Please discuss - (while focusing on Skinner's legacy) by examining contemporary (modern day) applications of his ideas of reinforcemen

Nature vs. Nurture/Knowledge Acquisition

Compare the views of B.F. Skinner and Noam Chomsky on the role of nature versus nurture in knowledge acquisition.Which of these was more accurate? Why? Please use in text citation with quotes and give scholarly references for each.

Watson and Behaviorism

What is the most significant difference between Watson and animal psychologists (excluding the research study participants), and why? Please use own words (no copy and paste) with where you got references.

Integrative Therapeutic Approach

Consider the person-centered and existentialist theories. •Summarize your understanding of utilizing an integrative therapeutic model. •Summarize the key points of the two theories, identifying some of the similarities and some of the differences. •Focus on the areas where the theories differ, describing how they

Kant and Locke on Nature/Nurture

Please give a clearly presented comparison of the views of John Locke and Immanuel Kant on the role of nature versus nurture in knowledge acquisition that contains rich detail and is discerning, along with research (at least two) from scholarly, and original sources.

Characteristics of Operant Conditioning Discussion

1). Using scholarly sources, find a psychological theory on a relevant topic in a field that you might have thought about and would like to research a bit more on your own. 2). Briefly describe the theory, and evaluate where it fits on the following three dimensions: • Mechanistic versus functional • Qualitative versu

Milgram's research on obedience

Could you provide me with a brief summary of Milgram's seminal research on obedience to authority, and describe his methodology as well as his results and his interpretation of those results.

Selecting and Utilizing the Correct Punishment

If punishment is the quickest route and maybe an effective way to modify a behavior. 1) How important is for the person trying to change undesirable behavior to be somewhat knowledgeable when administering punishment, to properly administer punishment properly? 2) What are the consequences of someone who is not knowledgeab

Undesired Behavior and Punishment as well as Rewards

I need an "objective" conversational response on how well this person has done on their discussion topic, titled undesired behavior, punishment and rewards? Your expert objective response should contribute small amount new information related to the discussion topic that is unique and interesting. If using sources please use sch

The Advantages of Positive Reinforcement over Punishment

In your own words break down each of these three paragraphs and explain what they are trying to say about punishment and why reinforcement beats punishment Paragraph 1 Punishment has several disadvantages that make its routine questionable. For one thing, punishment is frequently ineffective, particularly if it is not deli

Characteristics of Operant Conditioning

Briefly explain how operant conditioning works and how does behavior modification relate to operant condition. What is meant by behavior modification? Can the use of operant principals through behavior modification be applied to many real-world problems? Provide a real world example how behavior modification has been succe

Research, Cognition & Decision Making

What research-guided hypotheses are used to explore the nature of conscious decision making to manage decision making? Explore current and future research trends.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Please help answer the following problem. Include reference along with the solution. Why would a person desire to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst?