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How You Fit into the Big 5 Theory of Development

Describe yourself in terms of Kegan's theory of self-development and the Big 5 Trait theory. What stage are you at, according to Kegan's theory? Give examples that illustrate why you are at that stage in Kegan's theory. How would you describe your personality, given the Big 5 Trait Theory? Give examples about your traits for eac

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

What does Dysphoric or dysphoria mean? What is causes a person to be in Dysphoric State? Provide an example of person dealing with a dysphoric Cite your source to support your answer using APA format

Emotional & Social Development

Describe parental influences on early emotional and social development. Consider the theories such as Skinner's Behaviorism, Bandura's Social Learning, Baumrind's Parenting styles.

Industrial Organizational Psychology

Compare and contrast the five sources of power. (Expert power, referent power, legitimate power, reward power, coercive power). Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each type. If you had to choose one type of power source, as a leader in your current or future profession, which would you choose, and why?

Social Cognitive Theory in Developmental Psychology

I need some ideas for this topic, please be as detailed as you can: In relation to the Bandura's social cognitive theory, how does self-efficacy, worldviews, and personality characteristics influence how you engage in the environment? How would this have affect on your developmental paths?

Conceptual Information on Development and Growth Concept

Why is it important to utilize problem-solving techniques in exploring developmental issues, grounded in child development theory to explain and or demonstrate a foundational knowledge of the children's developmental continuum, from conception? I don't want you to do the work. I just need to understand the question.

Middle Childhood Discussion

Before responding to this question, please read "A trip to the zoo: Children's words and photographs" research article. Note the key differences in photographs and descriptions between the younger and older children. Use this article and your understanding of cognitive development (especially Piaget, Vygotsky, or information pro

A Discussion about Thinking and Intelligence

Could you please do an "objective" conversational response on how this person has done on their discussion on their discussion on cognition? Your expert objective response should contribute thoughtful, unique and interesting information to add to their discussion. This is their discussion: The IQ test was created for the

The Impact of Rite of Passage and Post Formal Thought

1. Define "rite of passage" and give an example of passage an adolescent may experience. Give me some examples. one example from your own life. 2. Explain the post-formal stage of thought. Give an example that relate to any important issue of our time such as poverty or sexual discrimination.

X-linked disorders and self-esteem

1. Why are males more likely to show the signs of an X-linked disorder? Name three. 2. What is the difference between "self-esteem" and " self-concept"? Give a short scenario that involves each.

Adolescent Behavior Issues

Could you please do an "objective" conversational response on how this person has done on their discussion on their discussion on adolescent behavior problems? Your expert objective response should contribute thoughtful, unique and interesting information to add to their discussion. This is their discussion: I found i

Approaches to Personality Development

Briefly explain what this sentence mean? Many humanists assumptions are untestable and hard to define operationally, but humanist idea about positive human traits, such as courage and resilience, have added balance to the study of personality. What was Carl Jung contribution to the development of his theory of the collective

Impact of child abuse to middle childhood

Identify and research a current issue (sexual abuse) that may impact a child's self-concept and self-esteem during middle childhood. Discuss the issue; then analyze and apply child development theory or research or both.

Graduate Studies in Psychology

What is a good of the reason for pursuing master graduate study in psychology? What is a main concern that a person may have about graduate study? What are some good strategies to have for being proactive about college graduate schoolwork?

Boundaries with Personal Space

Personal space is relevant to the person that has requirements of the imaginary boundaries. Some individuals have a great deal of personal space and prefer to keep others at a distance whether they are familiar or not. Why or why not is this true? Please give an example.

Analytical Psychological Theory

Provide the assumptions, reliability, validity, and the application of Analytical Psychological Theory, along with references.

Early Language Development Theories and Outcomes

Compare and contrast early language development theories and outcomes. How do social and cultural factors influence language development? Support your answer with theory or research. What three strategies can parents and child caretakers use to promote language acquisition? Please provide references.

Cognitive Development of Children

I need helping answering the questions below: 1. Describe the typical cognitive development of a child in the first two years of life. 2. Analyze Piaget's theory by comparing and contrasting his theory with competing viewpoints and then describing the strengths and weaknesses of each. 3. Based on your personal, professi

Delayed Gratification

Read "Don't! The Secret of Self Control" (below) What are the three most important points about delay of gratification from the article? Give an original example of how delay of gratification matters in a child's life and explain how the example illustrates delay of gratification. Don't! The Secret of Self Control In the

Prenatal and Infant Development: Teratogens Effects

Suppose that you have been asked by an expectant mother to explain what teratogens are and how they may affect prenatal and infant development. Select at least one teratogen and its possible effects to focus on. Offer the expectant mother information to learn more about avoiding teratogens and their effects. Provide resources

Child Development and Theories

It is important that you have a strong theoretical base from which to build your knowledge of child development. Attachments: This discussion will be centered on two media presentations ("Stages, Milestones, and Domains" and "Human Development Theorists") Choose two theories relating to child development to compare and

Development throughout the lifespan

When considering Erikson's eight stages of development, the way a person moves through each stage directly affects their success in the next stage. Their personality is being built and shaped with each stage. At each stage, there is a turning point, called a crisis by Erikson, which a person must confront. Summarize psycho

Interpersonal Relationships

Analyze elements of interpersonal relationships including attraction, intimacy, and aggression. Explain the concepts of interdependence, attachment, and belonging as they relate to intimacy.

Sociodramatic Play

Describe an example of sociodramatic play between an adult and a three-year-old. Explain how this interaction can lead to changes in the naïve psychology of the three-year-old. Take into account the following quotation from Vygotsky: "Play creates a zone of proximal development of the child. In play a child always behaves

Discrimination displayed by young people

Many people believe that stereotypes and discrimination displayed by the young people in our society today is significantly less common than it had been in past generations. What are your thoughts about this?

Teaching of Moral Reasoning: Kohlberg's theory

Is there a time in a person's development when teaching of moral reasoning shifts from the parents to society? Would this be the same in all cultures, and would it affect the age demarcations of Kohlberg's theory?

Personality Development Theories

I need help with this assignment. please. There is two parts to this. Part 1: • Choose a theory that you think provides the best explanation of how personality develops in an individual. • Explain how that theory addresses personality development from childhood to adult. Part 2: Choose one specific personality diso

Kohlberg's Theory Aid in the Understanding of Motivation

Kohlberg's theory of the stages of moral development, while tested cross-culturally and widely deemed to be universal, it is not without its critics (please read:http://faculty.plts.edu/gpence/html/kohlberg.htm). Can Kohlberg's theory aid in the understanding of motivation and moral reasoning between cultures? If so, how? I