Anorexia In your own words, explain the symptoms of the disorder you have identified. Briefly explain the etiology of this disorder; be specific. Based upon your perceptions as to the etiology, provide some specific current treatment options. On the Internet, find at least one organization that would be an excellent resource for clients or family […]

Treatment Overview

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the required chapters from the text and review the required articles for this week. Over the course of the past weeks, we have considered the use of medications in the treatment of various psychological disorders. This discussion will provide you with an opportunity to give an informed […]

Topic 6 DQ 1

Research on the relation between religion and prejudice is well summarized by Gordon Allport: “The role of religion is paradoxical. It makes prejudice and it unmakes prejudice.” In your opinion, do you agree, and, if so, why might this be true? If you do not agree, explain your reasoning.

Topic 6 DQ 2

Prejudice has traditionally been assumed to be the product of some form of malice, brought about by social or emotional forces. In recent years, however, there has been increasing research on how prejudice can result from cognitive processes, without malicious intent. Discuss how and why cognitive processes can produce prejudice. Once stereotypes and prejudices are […]

Benchmark – Implicit Prejudice

The Implicit Association Test (IAT) is a popular and respected method for measuring implicit attitudes and beliefs. Take a test of your choosing, and respond to the following questions regarding your experience. Describe which test you took and your results. Discuss if your results surprise you. Why or why not? Interpret the results. Do you […]

Study Of A Life Journey

Study Of A Life Journey Topic- President John F Kennedy The final paper reflects a culmination of your learning throughout this course. Choose one of the following two topic categories: · Your life journey · The life of a historical figure, such as Florence Nightingale, President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Ghandi, or Muhammad […]

discussion post and replies

Respond to the following questions in a minimum of 175 words: Which ideas about functions do you think might be the most helpful to you in your day-to-day planning? Pick one situation from your life (personal, professional, or even academic) that you might be able to use one of the concepts related to functions presented […]


PSY/250 v10 Learning Theories Worksheet PSY/250 v10 Page 2 of 2   Learning Theories Worksheet Part I: Behavioral Conditioning Imagine that you are a camp counselor or substitute teacher who is responsible for teaching a group of first-grade children. Respond to the following prompts in complete sentences in approximately 265–440 words. 1. Explain how classical conditioning […]

Psychology 3

Current Directions in Psychological Science 2014, Vol. 23(6) 460 –465 © The Author(s) 2014 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0963721414550705 cdps.sagepub.com People are remarkably varied in their ability to perform under stressful or challenging circumstances and in their tendencies to engage in health-related behaviors. To understand and encourage behavior change, the sources of these individual […]

Psychology 5

Current Directions in Psychological Science 2015, Vol. 24(5) 374 –378 © The Author(s) 2015 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0963721415593725 cdps.sagepub.com The eyes’ pupils constrict (shrink) in brightness and dilate (expand) in darkness. This is the pupillary light response. The light response has been studied for more than a millennium (Loewenfeld, 1958) but was histori- […]