Conformity is something that occurs when social influences impact or modify our behavior in response to real or imagined pressure from others rather than in response to a direct request or order from another. There are three variables that can affect conformity: nature of the task, size of the majority, and the effect of one oth
Select a crime and write a report addressing the following: Summarize the statistics from the last two reporting years. Be sure to include demographic information such as ethnicity, race, age, gender, marital status, employment status, socioeconomic group, etc., and moderator variables related to the crime. Examine the reliab
Need 500 words in which I can discuss and give examples of institutionalized racism and institutionalized sexism. To prepare for the assignment, do the following: Visit a website of your choosing, noting any indicators of institutionalized racism or institutionalized sexism.
This interactive activity explores the outcomes of various interventions by a supervisor who is trying to help an employee who appears to be struggling with performing his job. Consider the various dynamics at play between Erica and Nadim. Prejudices may exist for either or both individuals; attitudes and values may be affectin
If necessary, review Case Study: Guilt, Grief, and Bereavement, the media piece you were asked to view earlier in this unit. Imagine that you are discussing this case with Susan Florman, the counselor who will be working with Tracy Davis, the woman who has lost her mother. Would you describe Tracy as at-risk bereaved? Why or wh
Explain why individualistic and collectivistic cultures differ in their tendency to make the fundamental attribution error. Make sure to identify differences between individualistic and collectivistic cultures as well as describe the fundamental attribution error.
If necessary, review the Riverbend City mission for this unit. Consider how the different family members are coping with Sheldon's illness and impending death. Imagine that you will be joining this family's care team as a counselor. - Describe the stage each member of the family (including Sheldon) appears to be at. - Describe
Read the transcript on: the interactive mission Riverbend City: Social Cognition in the Workplace. In this mission, both Tim and Jamie are negotiating a stressful situation in their workplace. Tim, as a manager, has responsibilities not only to Jamie, but also to his other direct reports, his own managers, and to the clients
The 8 abilities constitute the core of what it means to be a social worker. Each of these abilities present their own challenges and may not be a particular area of strength for you. As you read through and examine what each ability mean and how they apply in a mental healthcare center 1.Identify as a Reflective Professional
Kunkel (1997) notes that primary determinants of behavior are formed from past and present experiences. "The most significant difference between a person's environment and rules is that past and present contextual events are the primary determinants of behavior, while rules serve as controlling variables for human activities (Ha
Review the attached Case Study: Unexpected Loss, the media piece you were asked to view earlier in this unit. Imagine that you are discussing this case with Martin Lewis, the counselor who will be working with Mrs. Feltch. Describe the stage of mourning you believe Mrs. Feltch is in. Provide examples of how Martin can assist
Discussion, Consider the following scenario: You have been asked to develop a 4-week online course for beginning graduate students in which they learn to critically evaluate research journal articles. Reflect on online teaching strategies that might facilitate critical thinking in this 4-week course. Consider how you might intro
It is likely that you recall some of the positive and negative writing feedback that you have received throughout your academic career as a student. Maybe some comments were constructive and effective and others were not. What language was used in the feedback, and what color was the ink in which that feedback was presented? How
How self-efficacy is related to the concept of locus of control? Design an assignment for an introductory psychology class that might increase student self-efficacy. Explain how the design of your assignment might change based on the two types of locus of control.
Are the solutions below the question good choices, why? If not, explain how they may not bring about the expected results. Do people consider New York or California the better place to live? a. Consulting the Statistical Abstract of the United States or a similar publication, check the migration rates into and out of each
What types of human resource issues are likely to affect a psychological practice? How might they be resolved/addressed? Provide at least three references.
a) In what has these 3 factors (social, political and economic) influenced a psychological practice and delivery of services? b) How can you capitalize on these to better services to clients? References Kõlves, K., Milner, A., & Värnik, P. (2013). Suicide rates and socioeconomic factors in Eastern European countries after
Read the article by Tabachnick, Keith-Spiegel, and Pope. Consider response categories and think about which response category most closely aligns with how you might respond to each survey item. Consider how your responses compare to that of the survey participants. Reflect on any findings from the study that surprised you. Final
Provide an explanation of the significance of the philosophical underpinnings of ethical codes and why this might be important for you as a future counsellor. Then provide your perspective on the evolving connection between cultural competence and ethics.
1. Discuss the relationship between parenting practices, (such as method of control; power assertion, love withdrawal, induction) and the socialization of a child in his or her early years. 2. Explain the influence of the child's temperament on parent effectiveness.
Think of an important social problem that you care about (e.g., poverty, drugs, racism, homelessness, obesity, etc). What are the psychological components of this issue? How might a psychologist be involved in studying and resolving this problem? I choose the social problem on hunger and children in America but I am stuck on
Describe the defining characteristics of these online student populations: Undergraduate psychology majors and Traditional psychology graduate students? For this student population, what are some online instructional strategies that could be used to instruct them and why?
What is a description of an undergraduate or graduate psychology course that can be taught online and what are three features that describe the course environment that an instructor would need to know before designing and teaching this course? Also, why are these features important for online course development?
What are some contemporary and emerging theories of learning that have evolved from traditional schools of learning (behaviorist, cognitivist, constructivist)? Also, what is a theory of learning that most closely aligns with the constructivist teaching philosophy and how would it influence the delivery of online instruction? How
Can someone help me with explaining the role of community in online education, and also what are at least two ways that an online psychology instructor might design an online course to promote a sense of community within the classroom.
Discuss and distinguish between the two primary methods of thinking about problems: algorithms and heuristics. Then suppose that you are going grocery shopping and that you are looking for guava juice. Give examples of both an algorithm and a heuristic procedure that you could use to search for guava juice.
What is a gender-based topic research question that can be tested in a quantitative research proposal? The topic is "A Peace Treaty Between the Sexes" and need to be supported by 5 citations from primary sources. These five citations needs references and there must be a summary of the main points of each citation. Keep the follo
Discuss the five major approaches to qualitative research (case studies, narrative, phenomenology, grounded theory, and ethnography). Review and critically reflect on each of the approaches presented, and then select the approach that best suits different scenarios. How do you decide which research approach to take for different
Journaling is one important tool that a researcher can use to study, observe, and reflect on collected data. Detail your experience of journaling, and an analysis of how journaling could be useful in your future research. Consider the potential usefulness of journal writing for the personal and professional development of a q
Suppose you are looking at a ball. A rich chain of events starts within your eyes. Explain the details of this chain of events, identify each of its components and the roles they play, and finally say which components of light contribute to which components of color. Demonstrate a knowledge of the entire process by providing def