Define epistemology and describe the 3 models of how certain we are that our perceptions mirror reality. Which position do you hold, and why?

Define epistemology and describe the 3 models of how certain we are that our perceptions mirror reality. Which position do you hold, and why? What are the different methods of knowing (see Entwistle chapter 5)? What are the limitations of these (or any) methods of knowing? What methods of knowing are appropriate for Christians, and […]

Determine which aspects of the correctional environment and your new co-workers will be the most challenging. Then, explain how you will handle these challenges.

For this assignment, imagine that you are about to embark on a career in correctional psychology. As part of the interview process for a position as a mental health professional, you have been asked to write a response to the following questions: Offer insight into challenges you may face in entering the system as a […]

In your paper explain, how Hobbes and/or Spinoza argue for their view of the human being and his or her place in the universe.

After René Descartes outlines a rationalist philosophy in which God logically sustains reality and grants human freedom, two critics of Descartes, Thomas Hobbes and Baruch Spinoza, argue against these positions.  Hobbes argues that the human mind is merely a material machine with specific desires so that there cannot be true freewill and intellectual detachment, much […]

Review the Bystander Effect.

Review the Bystander Effect. In 750-1,000 words, define and discuss the ways in which diffusion of responsibility, pluralistic ignorance, and victim effects can influence helping behavior. Include ways social and cultural pressure, and beliefs about “self” affect helping behavior. Use two to three scholarly sources to support your thinking, your textbook can be used as one […]

Identify an appropriate research question that would require the use of a nonparametric test to answer.

During this week you will work in the discussion area for the last time to identify a research question created in week 1 that would utilize any of the nonparametric tests (e.g., Chi-Square test of independence, Mann-Whitney U Test, etc.) listed in the Required Readings from Sukal (2013) for this week. If there are no […]

Are there differences in the time it takes to correctly conduct the various stroop tasks – words, colors, or interference?

The readings for this week focus on complex ANOVAs, ANCOVAs, and MANOVAs. In this discussion we will apply those concepts to the analysis of a case study. Read the “Stroop Interference” case study presented in Chapter 20 of the Online Statistics Education text. In the body of your posting, include an overview of the following […]

TOPIC: Low self-esteem is a major cause of psychological problems.

TOPIC: Low self-esteem is a major cause of psychological problems.   To complete this activity, Write an introduction paragraph for your topic. For assistance with a thesis for your introduction paragraph, visit Ashford Writing Center’s Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) and Thesis Generator (Links to an external site.). Develop supporting Body Paragraphs (Links to an external site.) that apply a professional psychological […]

Effects of Military Culture and Deployment

Effects of Military Culture and Deployment Analyze specific issues and topics related to U.S. military culture and its impact on children and adolescents. Military culture refers to the values and practices that govern the community. Examine the effects of military deployment on child and adolescent development. For example, what are some of the factors of parental deployment […]

Describe advocacy actions that relate to the child or adolescent issue and policy chosen for your topic.

Advocacy and References The assignment title refers to two parts of this assignment. In addition to submitting both parts for this assignment, you will revise them (after receiving feedback from your instructor), and incorporate them in your final paper, due in Unit 10. Instructions Advocacy Actions Describe advocacy actions that relate to the child or […]

Discuss how media influences children and adolescents differentially at various ages

Multiple Sources of Media Examine the impact of multiple sources of media on children and adolescents. Discuss how media influences children and adolescents differentially at various ages. Discuss at least one positive and at least one negative result of media exposure for children and adolescents. Respond to the discussion by referencing at least one reputable […]