Share
Explore BrainMass

Social Psychology

Understanding Self-efficacy

The attached is a message posted by Jamie, a "student" in an online introductory psychology class (the instructor has not heard from her previously on this issue). How might one respond to Jamie in order to improve her level of self-efficacy and how might the theories of self-efficacy support the approach. (see attached message

question

Explain how religion influences social relationships, moral attitudes, and moral behaviors, including cheating, substance abuse, sexuality, criminality, and domestic violence.

The Influence of Freud's Physician Training on his Perspective of Psychoanalysis

Freud was a physician by training though he focused on psychoanalysis as he developed his theory of psychosexual development and the psychodynamic theory (id, ego, and superego). Did his training as a physician or his interest in psychoanalysis appear to exert the greater influence on his view of the mind-body relationship? Why?

Critique of Article on Ethics

Can someone help me with a critique of the attached article including a reaction to the questions posed in the ethics survey as well as whether the ethics survey differ based on the demographic categories.

Ethical violation case

Can someone help me understand by explaining what the ethical implications (APA) of Chuck's actions in the scenario listed below. According to the APA's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, should Chuck report this incident to his supervisor? And, what are two strategies Chuck might use if Jessica is in one o

IRB Ethical Guidelines

Need help with two ways that IRB ethical guidelines can impart one's selection of a research population, research setting, and/or research design as when developing ideas for a prospectus. Also, how would the guidelines apply to a research concerning the retention of college students in community colleges?

Biopsychosocial Model of Schizophrenia

Please discuss/describe schizophrenia using a biopsychosocial model (attached) including evidence that supports brain localization for schizophrenia, genetic and environmental factors (minimum four paragraphs). Please include scholarly reference used (do not copy and paste).

Online Instruction Techniques

Can someone help with how instructors would introduce themselves in the informal classroom meeting area and (2) to describe what they think when they hear the word "psychology." Also, after getting a message from one of the students, Carlos James, introducing himself to the class, what would be the appropriate respond to his in

Career Counseling with NCDA and ACA Ethical Codes

Using the case scenario from (Alex), apply two Codes of Ethics from our professional bodies (must be the most current codes). One needs to come from NCDA and the other can be of your choice from the suggested list source: American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA). National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Am

ADA and Legal Considerations

Using at least two peer-reviewed articles: -Describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the law influences working with students who have a disability. -Share a case that you have worked on in the past or invent one that will apply to this discussion. You can change the information as you need to in order to

Career Development Program

I need some assistance with these questions: -Can you examine and discuss the organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs at career centers. -Consider all your newly acquired information about the multi-faceted steps and considerations in developing career programs and career centers. As you fou

Dissertation Process in Research

I am thinking about completing studies for a Ph. D in Psychology. Can someone help me with explaining how does completing a dissertation fits into the Doctorate of Psychology (emphasis on Teaching) and what are at least two potential benefits of completing the dissertation. Also, what is the role of the prospectus and proposal i

Characteristics of Effective Psychology Instructor

Can someone help me with explaining at least three characteristics (i.e. professional, communicator, student centered, expert, enthusiast, ethical, authoritative, confident, respectful, positive, etc.), that are essential for effective psychology instruction. Also, what strategies might be employed to develop those characteristi

Career Counseling Across the Lifespan

I need some help analyzing the 'Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Education' article (attached), and also answering these questions: -synthesize your understanding and then justify career counseling across the lifespan. -State what really struck you after reading the article (see attached), and identify the influence

Education Achievement Gap

I need some help analyzing the attached article by Farkas: 1. While considering the article by Farkas, (see attached) use three conclusions from the research that inform a potential career counselor about possible causes for the educational achievement gap. 2. Whether you are working with children directly or not, articulate

Skills for Qualitative Reasoning & Analysis

I need help in determining what skills would someone needed for with qualitative reasoning and analysis. Also, to what extent using a software package can informed one's understanding of research in general, and how can it help in reading the findings of a research article?

Social influence and Juvenile Delinquency

You are a sociologist, and you are noticing that the juveniles in your area are starting to cause legal problems and are beginning to overload the juvenile court system. Using a sociological theory, in 1,000 words explain the theory's relation to juvenile delinquency. Describe how it relates to juveniles by explaining what th

Social influence and Behavior

1. Please provide a real-life example of informational social influences impacting a person's decision or behavior. Provide a real-life example of normative social influences impacting a person's decision or behavior. Can the influence of conformity, compliance, or obedience be decreased? How would this impact the situations

Explaining the Leader-Member Exchange Theory

Please describe how to develop and maintain effective leader-member exchanges. Describe the skills, traits, and sources of power that help leaders build effective social exchanges with followers. Just need a 180 plus word personal opinion.

Prejudice and Culture

Prejudice has traditionally been assumed to be the product of some form of malice, brought about by social or emotional forces. In recent years, there has been increasing research on how prejudice can result from cognitive processes, without malicious intent. Can you explain how and why cognitive processes can produce prejudice.

Homework help

Please help me with these two questions. In what ways do the typical attributions of people from collectivistic cultures differ from those of people from individualistic cultures? Why do these differences exist? Provide empirical evidence supporting your explanations Can you please describe the ways in which knowledge about

Social Prejudice and Discrimination

What is the difference between prejudice and discrimination. How do people react when they notice prejudicial and discriminatory behaviors in others? How can people overcome their own prejudicial and discriminatory behaviors?

Types of Leadership Power

Opinion on what similarities and differences exist between charismatic and other types of leaders? 160-180 words

Texas-Mexico Border Studies: Literature Review

I need help in writing a literature review on this attached topic. It is suppose to be about 10 pages long. I am not requesting the expert to write or complete the assignment for me but I will appreciate a 4-5pages long that I can develop and build on for future research. I have already search some literature on the topic and pr

Reward and Punishment Behaviors

I need help conceptualizing an opinion piece describing the major types of leader reward and punishment behaviors. Would you use these types of leader reward and punishment behaviors in your workplace? Why or why not?