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    Industrial and Organizational Testing

    Consider the fairness of using group-based norms in the use of aptitude tests used for hiring practice in organizations. aptitude and career-interest assessment and the results used in hiring decisions. Form your argument for or against the use of group-based norms in the utilization of the results of aptitude tests in hir

    Individual and child development in psychology

    1. What are some of the most powerful dangers or risks to good development for individuals? Support your answer by citing a particular theory or set of theories. 2. If you want to improve the chances of good development for children today, what societal changes or cultural changes would you recommend?

    Case study of Frank and Ellen Schaeffer

    1. What are the risk factors and the protective factors when it comes to "successful aging" for Frank? For Ellen? 2. Reflect on how the current situation might impact Frank and Ellen's coping with the psychosocial crisis of Generativity vs. Stagnation, and entering the next stage of Integrity vs. Despair. Case Study: Frank

    Child's Development in School

    1. What do you see as the major problems Raul is exhibiting? (If you had to take a guess at a possible diagnosis, what would it be? Anything?) 2. Identify all the risk factors and identify all the protective factors affecting Raul's development. 3. What strengths or resources in Raul and his family would you emphasize as a

    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.

    Physical Attractiveness

    Why do people sometimes become either more or less physically attractive as one gets to know them better? Please give scholarly references that back up your words. Thank you!

    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