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Differences between Freud and Rogers

Explain the fundamental differences between the theories of Freud and Rogers. Discuss the social and cultural factors that contributed to these differences. Describe at least two ways in which these theorists are similar.

How to Design an Introductory Psychology Course

I need help with some key elements in designing a course in introductory psychology, and why are they important? Also, what is one challenge I might encounter when designing this course for majors and a different challenge I might encounter when designing this course for non-psychology majors.

The Components of a Dissertation Committee

Can someone me by explaining the role of the dissertation chair and dissertation committee member during the dissertation process? What factors should be considered when searching for potential faculty to serve on your committee? I will be going for a degree as Ph.D. - General Teaching Psychology.

Male-female differences

What are two broad areas of research that lead us to believe that some behavioral/personality characteristics may be biologically (genetically/hormonally) determined? Give one specific example of research that points to this conclusion.

Definitions of Personality

Please help with the following problems: Locate 2 definitions of personality. Compare and contrast these definitions. What would you add to these definitions? Please provide references and make sure that you post definitions that are scholarly (e.g. peer reviewed journal articles and/or textbooks).

Psychology teaching

How does teaching of psychology relate to social change beyond the individual student level, and what are some examples that illustrate the relationship between social change and teaching?

Creating a Research Question

Please help with the following problem: Please restate your research questions, your target population, and your sampling frame (that is, the individuals from whom you plan on selecting or soliciting participants for your dissertation). Can these participants be considered as belonging to a vulnerable population?

Competing Arguments of Locke and Hobbes

Please help with the following problem: Locke and Hobbes run two different countries. Locke talks to Hobbes because Locke wants to move to his country. Reading their competing arguments, what would be discussed if they were to meet about Lock coming over to live with Hobbes?

Instructor's Feedback and Self-Efficacy

What are some of the positive and negative writing aspects of feedback from instructors? Should students experience an emotional reaction to the feedback and how can this affect their self-efficacy? Also, what are three of the most important elements in providing feedback on writing assignments and why.

Element of theories

Take one element of the theories or ideas presented this week and apply it to a real person - for example, someone from current events, politics, business, sports, the entertainment field. Define the terms you're using, and apply them to an aspect of this person's life (a specific action, behavior, or decision, for example). How

Treatment for Substance Abuse in Adolescents

- Population (adolescents) - Clinical area of concern (substance abuse among adolescents) - Clinical intervention proposed (unknown) - Quantitative research question OR qualitative research question (unknown) Please provide APA citation for at least four scholarly resources (this may be a combination of book sources and at

Substance Abuse and Adolescents

I need some assistance in understanding quantitative and qualitative studies: -Develop a research question for your chosen research method that focuses on the impact and/or influence of the clinical treatment. (substance abuse among adolescents) - To develop a quantitative or qualitative research question can you complete the

Need assistance with Clinical Intervention

Can you assist with a clinical intervention: -Identify the population for your project. (Adolescents) -Identify the clinical area of concern. (Substance Abuse) -Identify the clinical intervention (such as Person Centered Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Play Therapy) that you have selected to i

How to Develop an Effective Course Assessment

Need help with a description of the assessment strategies that might be used based on the scenario provided, the frequency of assessment, and an explanation of why they might be effective as well as the time commitment involved for this type of assessment. Scenario A class of 30 students in an introduction to psychology

Health Benefit Model

Describe the health belief model. Select one the four factors and in your own words, including your understanding of its definition and what this factor means in your own health status. Also, give an example of this factor in individual health behavior.

Sexual Disorders

(Power point presentation). You have been asked to be a quest speaker in an undergraduate criminology class at a local university. The topic that you will be presenting on is sexual assault. Describe for the students the rapist and child molester typologies as well as those involved in drug/alcohol induced sexual assaults (parti

Significance and theoretical framework

I need help in writing Significance and Framework of the study on the topic: The impact of Illegal Immigration on crime rates in South Texas: A perception study through the lenses of Immigrants and non-Immigrant (3-4 pages). Note: The topic has been slightly modified from the impact of Border enforcement to the impact of ille

Adlerian Theory on Personality Development

I need some help in describing a known political figure and his motivation for "superiority striving" applying Alder's Theory of birth order to the leader's personality development. Please analyze his style of life by identifying his goals, achievements, actions, and goals and the long term outcomes.

Teaching Application

Can someone help with a scenario concerning an introductory psychology class online student? See post below). Various methods of teaching application have been taught in class, How might the instructor respond to Brittney in terms of the one of the teaching theories. What response strategies would support the teaching strategies

Creating a Problem Statement & Background for Perception Paper

Butcher, K. F., & Piehl, A. M. (1998). Cross‐city evidence on the relationship between immigration and crime. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 17(3), 457-493. - Authors Butcher and Piehl investigate the connection between immigration into a metropolitan area in the context of the crime rate in that area. Set in t

Statistical Power Between Men and Women

A researcher is exploring differences between men and women on 'number of different recreational drugs used.' The researcher collects data on a sample of 50 men and 50 women between the ages of 18-25. Each participant is asked 'how many different recreational drugs have you tried in your life?' The IV is gender (male/female) a

Freud's theoretical disadvantages are noted.

In his model of the id, ego, and superego, Freud emphasized drives and efforts to respond to reality and the external world, and the internalization of societal morals and values. Are there aspects of human functioning that were neglected in the development of these structural concepts? If so, where and how might they be incorpo

Define both grapevine and informal grapevine

Using 500 words of references and notes, to explain both a grapevine and an informal grapevine within the workforce and also offers some suggestions from the experts to counter its adverse effects.

The Genetic Predisposition for Language Development

Chomsky believed language is in our genes, that we have language, not because of nurture but because of nature (environment--interactions) that designed us to talk. Are we born with the basic principles of language?