Maternal and Paternal behaviors

Neural structures and chemicals play an important role in maternal and paternal behaviors. These neural underpinnings may relate to how men and women are socialized to care for children. One example is the reduction in testosterone in males during parenting experiences. Men are socialized to be less...

Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Psychology

Can someone please help me with this week discussion question? Qualitative Research Design and Methods To prepare for this Discussion: •Review Chapter 9 in the course text, Research Design and the "Qualitative Methods: Examples" media segment. •Explain how quantitative and qualita...

Psychological Experimentation on Animals

Are there research questions that can only be answered by doing experiments with nonhuman animals in order to shed light on human psychology? Since some believe Darwin's theory supported psychological research on nonhuman animals; are there research questions that can only be answered by doing ex...

Twin studies on personality traits

Have you heard of this story? This story has to do with genetic approaches that have contributed to our understanding of personality. Here is an example of a story about two identical twins. What is your take on this story? Would you conclude that all these similarities are due to heredity? ...

Interventions in a Natural Disaster.

1). Choose any natural disaster, write a brief description. 2). Provide three PTSD-related early interventions that might contribute to the stabilization of survivors in the specific natural disaster you chose. 3). Explain how and why the three PTSD related early interventions might work. I a...

Arousal and emotion

I would like understanding (a few) historical theories concerning arousal and emotion as they relate to human motivation? which do you believe is the most applicable to motivation and why?

Evolutionary history and behavior

How does evolutionary history and personal history affect behavior? Provide an example. What is emotion? In what types of social settings might an individual observe the following emotions: sadness, anger, disgust, nervousness, and happiness? What is the relationship between emotion and motivation?...

Darwin's Theory and Buss' Evolutionary Psychology

Discuss your personal reaction to Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. Evaluate David Buss's argument that evolutionary theory might help us gain a better understanding of human behavior.