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Social Sciences

Please explain the basic tenets for each of Beck's unrealistic beliefs. This is a general psychology Question. needs...

Aaron Beck's cognitive triad consists of negative thoughts about the self, the world, and the future. Negative thoughts in any one of these areas can be based on various different tenets....

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 11:02 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Explain how culture influences a person’s coping mechanism

Hundreds of coping mechanisms have been identified, and there is no universal method of classifying them. Any conscious method of coping with a stressful situation may be called a coping mechanism,...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 8:15 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What are some examples of sociological concepts?

One of the sociological concepts that I have always found interesting in the courses I have taken is social stratification. In societies, an individual's access to wealth and income greatly...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 1:13 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What are micro-linguistics and macro-linguistics?

Linguistics is the study of language and its many manifestations. It is a large field of study that scholars often split into two major categories: macro-linguistics and micro-linguistics....

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 3:43 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

How would you use fiscal policy to make the citizens of the United States better off? What would be the costs of your...

I would quite simply use a Keynesian approach of allowing federal deficits to rise while investing in rebuilding the United States' worn infrastructure and retooling the United States to prepare...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 2:48 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Pluralism is the belief that democratic values can be preserved where multiple, competing groups determine public...

I think it's a very safe claim to make that the United States qualifies as pluralistic. This in part a matter of scale: the United States is one of the largest countries on Earth, whether measured...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 12:37 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The modern presidency is much more of a “popular” presidency than the writers of the U.S. Constitution envisioned....

The writers of the Constitution of the United States had as their highest priority the prevention of the rise of the very form of government against which they were fighting. James Madison, Thomas...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 9:16 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

what is the importance of trait theory in psychology today?

Trait theory in psychological studies examines the influence of an individual's internal characteristics on his behavior. It's a fascinating lens that provides some perspective in considering why...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 9:12 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Do you know people who are happy in one way but not in others? People who are high in life satisfaction, for example,...

I would argue that there are plenty of people who are happy in one way but not in others. It is common, for example, for someone to be happy at work but unhappy at home, or vice versa. In a case...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 7:52 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Apply psychological concepts regarding what situational variables lead to more or less helping in different settings,...

One of the best-known experiments on the situational variables that make people more or less likely to help others was conducted by John M. Darley and Daniel Batson, who wrote up the results in a...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 11:05 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

reasons that people support and oppose censorship in each of the following areas: speech, music, the media, and...

To answer your question about why people might support or oppose censorship, it could be useful to bring in some real life examples. One notable and controversial example is related to freedom of...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 3:00 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What are the advantages and disadvantages of interpersonal communication?

Interpersonal communication makes the world go round. Every conversation, every text message, and every email that we send is an example of interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 10:47 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The Progressives played a key role in the development of California’s politics. What innovations and reforms did...

The Progressive era in California politics is was shaped by Hiram Johnson, who served as the state’s governor and later a U.S. senator, and was an active member of the Progressive Party. Between...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 2:45 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The modern presidency is much more of a “popular” presidency than the writers of the U.S. Constitution envisioned....

You should remember that the Framers of the Constitution were products of the Enlightenment, and the Enlightenment did have strong elitist threads within it. Remember, the Enlightenment prized, as...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 2:34 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Discuss gender differences as they relate to biology and culture.  

There is no doubt that gender differences have shaped our current cultural landscape, used to perpetuate a patriarchal society that has imposed rigid restrictions on what is considered appropriate...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2020 12:49 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Outline the historical developmental of trait theory in personality and describe the importance of trait theory in...

Trait theory in psychology involves a study of personality based on behavioral patterns known as traits. According to this theory, traits in individuals maintain consistency over time and various...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2020 5:46 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What are socioeconomic issues that affect students and school communities?

To focus on the socioeconomic issues that affect students and school communities, you really need to first consider the standard of living of a community, which is clearly linked to the income...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2020 1:06 am UTC

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Linguistics and Psychoanalysis

What does the term lexeme mean? What are some examples of lexeme?

A lexeme represents the most basic building block of a language. If you open a typical dictionary, the entries there are lexemes. Most lexemes have variations which build upon its most basic form....

Latest answer posted December 3, 2020 11:58 am UTC

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Social Sciences

What are seven ways the internet can compound information problems?

Some ways in which the internet can compound information problems are as follows. 1. The internet makes it easier for large organizations to gather personal information about individuals without...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 2:15 pm UTC

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Education

Why is it important for a teacher to understand human growth and development?

It is useful for teachers to first have knowledge of human growth and development so that they can develop appropriate educational choices for their students. Although individuals do differ in...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 12:00 pm UTC

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Psychology

How might a proponent of the psychoanalytic school of thought rate the importance of the influence of environmental...

A proponent of the psychoanalytic school of thought would not consider environmental stimuli to be important. Psychoanalytic theory argues that people’s personalities are results of unconscious...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2020 7:02 pm UTC

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Psychology

The psychoanalytic approach focuses on the power of instinct as the fundamental driver of our behavior and thinking....

The psychoanalytic approach is Freudian: it divides the human psyche into the three elements of the id, the ego, and the superego. According to Freud, behavior and thinking are based on instinct...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2020 8:48 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Evaluate the impact that social factors such as social class, gender, ethnicity, norms, values, behaviour and...

Those are some pretty broad categories, and I think you could write an entire paper on any singular combination (such as how values shape one's education). Therefore, this response will not provide...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 1:14 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

How has globalization affected the gaming industry?

Gaming is now a billion-dollar industry, as playing video games has become entertainment, competition, and a social networking platform in almost every country around the world. As technology has...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2020 3:57 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Nearly half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Briefly describe how sociologists might view this...

Let's begin by reviewing the definitions of the three sociological theories. In the structural-functional approach, society is seen as a conglomeration of interrelated parts, including...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 8:26 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Reality therapy focuses on current behavior. It tends to downplay feelings, attitudes, and one’s past and instead...

Reality therapy was developed by the American psychiatrist William Glasser in the 1960s. Glasser's approach was pragmatic, focusing on what he called "the three 'R's": realism, responsibility, and...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2020 11:52 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Should people in life-or-death situations be held accountable for their actions? Explain.

This is a wide-ranging question that ultimately comes down to a matter of personal opinion. However, we can help you formulate your opinion by considering several factors. First of all, we'll look...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2020 6:12 pm UTC

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Technology and Society

Can cell phones be educational tools?

Any communication tool can be leveraged for educational purposes, which absolutely includes cell phones. There are a number of ways in which your phone might be used explicitly for...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 1:01 am UTC

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Media and Politics

Analyze the video and describe its effects and views on politics.  

You could start your analysis of the video with the camera angle and the type of shot. The camera is focused on Shital Shah. The camera never veers from her. The video never cuts to a different...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2020 5:07 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Difference Between Verbal And Nonverbal Communication

To my way of thinking, one of the biggest differences between verbal and nonverbal communication is the ease with which one can lie. It is easy to lie using only verbal communication, such as on...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2020 11:01 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Describe Erikson’s stage of intimacy versus isolation, noting personality changes that take place during early...

Intimacy versus isolation is the sixth of Erik Erikson's eight life changes. It occurs roughly between the ages of 18–19 and 40. This is a time when a young person typically completes the process...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 12:47 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Research and discuss an authoritarian government (you can broaden your search globally). Discuss if and how...

Among the numerous authoritarian administrations operating in the early twenty-first century, the government of Myanmar can be examined for its negative impact on racial and ethnic minorities...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 4:03 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Choose one of the Adaptive Strategies (e.g., foraging, horticulture, agriculture, etc.). Define, discuss and provide...

To get you started on this assignment, let's first review the definition of adaptive strategies. These refer to the various systems of culture with all their complex components, and there are five...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 12:54 am UTC

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Social Sciences

In a brief summary please list/discuss the most valuable and interesting part/s of developmental psychology.

Developmental psychology is the study of how a person's thinking, feelings, and behavior changes over the course of his life. This question is asking you to consider various topics within the field...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2020 11:23 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Why does the social and economic disparity between Canadian-born and immigrants persist? Or Why do you think...

One might answer your question beginning with the response that this is true in Canada for the same reason it's true in the United States (and elsewhere). There is an inveterate and persistent...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2020 1:27 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Discuss contextual influences on psychological well-being as older adults respond to increased dependency, declining...

First, it is worth remarking that, in spite of diminishing health status and decreased cognitive capacity, recent studies have suggested that psychological well-being actually increases in later...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2020 12:56 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Key aspects of funtionalism

First of all, I would like to highlight that you can come across the term "functionalism" in different subjects. However, in this answer I am focussing on functionalism within the field of social...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 2:13 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What is the key aspects of funtionalism

Functionalism is a foundational idea of sociology, and first appears in the writings of Émile Durkheim, who established sociology as an academic discipline, along with the parameters within it was...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 1:24 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

How can society reduce the poverty gap between the rich and the poor?

One way in which society can reduce the poverty gap between the rich and the poor would be to implement a wealth tax, which is also sometimes referred to as a capital tax. The details of which...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 6:34 am UTC

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Social Sciences

How can the US government use taxation to encourage income equality?

In the United States, the great disparity in individual incomes could be reduced through several changes to the federal individual income tax. Increasing the percentage that wealthy individuals...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 3:43 am UTC

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Social Sciences

How do general systems theory, systems theory, social actions theory, and ecological and family systems all tie in...

General systems theory: This theory states that certain generalities hold true for complex systems, as they are often organized in similar ways. Most systems have properties such as feedback loops,...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 3:30 am UTC

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Social Sciences

What is the accomplishment of a free education?

Free education can accomplish numerous things that can significantly improve the educational environment and the community in general, as it benefits both the individual and the society; a society...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2020 9:10 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Do you believe there is a link between violent video games and delinquency? Why or why not?

It is possible to establish a connection between violent video games and delinquency, or criminality, but most studies indicate that playing such games is only one factor that encourages children...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2020 7:59 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What are six ways to distribute income in a society?

Before I can help you talk about income distribution, I think I should quickly review what income means. Income typically refers to the money that a person receives on a regular basis. In a society...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 1:20 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Considerable research has been conducted regarding the socializing agents most likely to influence children’s...

The main socializing agents that affect children’s participation in sport and physical activity are their family, including parents and siblings; their peers; their school, including the...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 9:02 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Should we resist cultural change or allow it to evolve or fade away as our human Earth relationship changes?

Deciding how much cultural influence is appropriate greatly depends on the types of cultural change you are considering--as well as individual values. As societies change, it is important to evolve...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 7:30 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Choose a popular “human product”, perhaps a movie or TV show, and show how it reveals evolved preferences.

Before I help you figure out a TV show or a movie that reveals evolved preferences, I think I should go over the term. "Evolved preferences" usually refers to the ways in which a species—in this...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 5:56 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Conduct research on the Internet or at your local library. Find at least 3 quality and credible sources that has to...

When exploring the interactions between Hispanics/Latinos and law enforcement, be sure to examine two important factors--police brutality and illegal immigration. Examining these two factors will...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 4:23 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Evaluate the impact that social factors such as social class, gender, ethnicity, norms, values, behavior, and...

To deal first with the individual, social factors define everyone's life experiences, and they therefore shape our character and the way in which we see the world. To think about how this works,...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020 7:29 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What is the ideal income distribution method for the United States to eradicate poverty?

First, it is important to be clear about what you mean by poverty. The federal poverty level in the United States is $12,760 a year, or just under $35 a day for a single person in 2020. It would...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 6:20 am UTC

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