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Decreasing risky situation in favour of logic

What are the methods that could be used by individuals to decrease risky decision making in favor of logical decision making? [450 words plus 4 references needed to include authors name and year of publication]

Cognitive Psychology Lecture

History of Cognitive Psychology Lecture Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation lecture for your class in which you address the following: 1) Describe the history of cognitive psychology. 2) Explain how and why psychometric studies are used to study cognitive psychology. 3) Discuss the benefits of

Learning Strategies: Professional Development Course

John is required to take a professional development course to learn a new work function in order to keep his job. The course is offered by his company's employee training division only as an online course that requires significant amounts of reading and writing. He is finding it difficult to learn in this manner. In his quest to

Cognitive Assessments

What are your thoughts on cognitive assessments being more accurate or reliable when completed on an outpatient basis or an inpatient basis?

Attitude-behaviour relations

Attitude-Behavior Relations is the relationship between attitudes and behavior. Research has shown that numerous factors can influence the strength and consistency of this relationship. These factors include, but are not limited to, attitude strength, attitude function, individual personality variables, and issues of research de

Human Learning and Cognition

Question #1 Keeping in mind characteristics of mirror neurons, consider how imagery and cognitive mapping extend to areas that concern language and experience that do not have a spatial or vision aspect. Do imagery and cognitive mapping advance memory in these areas? Why or why not? Question # 2 Compare the front page o

Reasoning Discussion

What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below as it relates to reasoning? Do you agree or disagree? Why This person will compare and contrast the four approaches to reasoning, and explain how the context of the problem can influence the choice of approach to use. They will describe a time when they experienc

Late Adulthood

Brief description of either a physical, cognitive, or social-emotional change related to late adulthood. Explain one positive and one negative approach to addressing the age related change you described. Explain how both approaches impact an individual's quality of life and successful aging. Be specific, provide examples to illu

Motivation Evaluation

Select a famous person in the media or in history and think about a choice that person has made. Write a 350 word paper profiling this person and explain how each of the three views of motivation—psychoanalytic, humanistic, and diversity—may help understand his or her reasoning and choice. Include a summary of the co

The Stages of Sleep

Question: Description of the stages of sleep and two potential effects of sleep deprivation on an individual's daily functioning. What are the mechanisms of action of modern sleeping pills. What is one advantage and one limitation for using sleeping pills to treat insomnia.

Discussion 2: Language and Cognition

Hi again, I need a guide. I believe I know what I want to say but I am not to sure if it is right. What is getting me confuse is neurological, deprivation. My father had a stroke about six years ago and that change is life forever and he as never been the same. One side needs help then the other side. He was homeless and liv

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model

Using the Cognitive Behavioral therapy models, can someone help me understand the family pathology in the attached case study? Using the Cognitive Behavioral therapy, I have to identify three techniques that can be used in counseling this family as well as the strengths and limitations.

Operant Conditioning Theories

Do you agree with this statement? What we know from operant conditioning theories is that behaviour changes as a function of what follows the behaviour - be it reinforcement or punishment. Skinner taught us about the importance of schedules of reinforcement as well - intermittent reinforcement tends to work best (i.e., when y

Rational emotive behavior therapy

What would you consider some of the good points of rational emotive behavior therapy? What are some of the theoretical gaps or flaws in basic assumptions of the rational emotive behavior therapy?

Likes and Dislikes in Freudian Theory

Could you please help me with a project by providing me with expert advice on these two questions? What are some of the things that you like about Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory? What are some of the things that you dislike about Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory?

Behavior Therapy and Operant Conditioning

Briefly explain how behaviour therapy from the founder B. F. Skinner's operant conditioning theory applies to mental health counselling. Describe one benefit and one deficit in this theory in the practice of mental health counseling

Increasing Eyewitness Accuracy

Eyewitnesses to crimes are not always reliable; they think they remember the facts about an event, yet they make errors. Describe psychological factors that might account for such errors. If you were a police officer, lawyer, or prosecutor who had the job of interrogating witnesses and you wanted to increase eyewitness accuracy

Abnormality

Can you please help me answer the following question? How do psychologists define abnormality? What are the benefits and risks of labeling people? Consider the recent DSM updates and include.

Visual representation of the conscious and unconscious

What do you think of the common iceberg visual-depictions of Freud's id, ego and superego, as a way of showing the parts of the psyche that are conscious and unconscious in an easy-to-understand way. If these images accurately represent Freud's theory on consciousness and personality could you please elaborate on the theory?

Challenges When Studying the Brain

1. Explain the driving force behind self-organization in Perruchet and Vinter's model. Is this force plausible? Provide opinion and support. 2. What challenges face researchers as they study the brain? Which of these challenges poses the biggest obstacle? Discuss positive and negative issues that could arise from further res

Neuroscience and Consciousness

Can you please help me answer the following question? Knowing about neuroscience and consciousness, what aspects of our biology reveal God's design?

Education and Learning Philosophies

Using the topic of "learning", can you please help me explain what is interesting about that topic and apply it to your own experiences and observations?

Turing Tests and Consciousness

Turing tests may cause controversy by the argument that the test is concerned strictly with how the subject acts — the external behavior of the machine. In this regard, it takes a behaviorist or functionalist approach to the study of intelligence. The example of ELIZA suggests that a machine passing the test may be able to sim

Does Visualizing Success Enhance Performance in Sports?

Much attention was given to mental imagery in athletics (particularly tennis) in the 1960s and 1970s under the heading of visualization as a way to improve personal performance. The idea was to practice specific physical actions and to visualize them being successfully completed without actually doing them. 1. Scholarly refer

Turing Test: Imitation

When I initially pondered on the main premise of Turing's test -- that artificial intelligence could be based on the underlying principle of imitation -- I was rather skeptical, but the more I read into the matter, the more I realized how pervasive imitation is in regards to knowledge acquisition. Whether it is a child learning

Validity of Turing Test

1. Argue that the Turing Test is a strong and valid test for human-like intelligence in machines. Propose a single modification that would provide the greatest improvement to the test. 2. Locate research in which mainstream intelligence tests (Stanford-Binet or Wechsler) have been used to assess machine intelligence of syste

Scientific Knowledge, Contributions, and Methodology

Please give me the direction to analyze this article: Incarceration, Addiction and Harm Reduction: Inmates Experience Injecting Drugs in Prison. By: Small, Will; Kain, S.; Laliberte, Nancy; Schechter, Martin; O'shaughnessy, Michael; Spittal, Patricia. Substance Use & Misuse. 2005, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p831-843. 13p. 1. What

Temporal coherence and auditory streaming

1. I hear people who describe their children's academia improved once they began playing an instrument or singing. Could this be the result of increased attention and coherence as a result of the music? (150 word count or less) 2. The nativistic approach believes that language may be an inborn intelligence, in humans. Since t