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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
Biological clocks of some kind can be found in any organism however simple such as an ant or worm. This is caused by the unchanging fact of the earth turning on its axis in relation to the sun...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
This is a question important within the field of natural language processing. As example, a low level of processing is involved when words are seen on the page but are not read, either because...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
Opponent process theory was proposed by Richard Solomon, who believed emotions acted in opposite pairs. For example, pleasure is an opposing emotion to pain. Solomon argued that drug addiction...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
Psychology is the science of the mind - from origin and thought to memory and emotion. Psychology and is concerned with all aspects of the person generally. It is particularly concerned with how...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
Attrition means a breaking, a rubbing of things together, abrasion. In the business world attrition refers to a loss of employees when this loss is not wanted by the company. It can also mean the...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
A quasi experiment is when normal scientific procedure of testing against a randomised sample as control group is not possible. Or it is when participants are assigned to two different groups but...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
One of the disadvantages of using a within-subjects research design is that there can be a carry-over effect; the results of the first test affecting the next. The second task is not performed as...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
The Minnesoata Multi-phasic Personality Inventory is a tool devised by psychologists to assess personality traits and psychopathology. It is a psychometric standardised test primarily used in the...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
Keep talking to them, don't leave them. Listen carefully, don't ridicule anything they say even if it sounds deranged. they may well have serious mental health issues but that is irrelevant to...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Aug 01, 2018
Kurt Lewin was interested in the role of leadership in the field of management and particularly, change in organizations. Of the different styles of leadership, Lewin found that the...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
A natural reflex is something that happens at a very simple level. It is properly referred to as an unconditioned reflex. When a receptor is stimulated and an unplanned, involuntary movement or...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
There is nothing magical about the number seven; it is just the median amount of bits of information that the average person can hold in short-term memory. Miller presented subjects with a...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
John Watson tried to replicate the experiments carried out by Ivan Pavlov with dogs to produce classical conditioning. Watson presented the baby, just about able to sit, with stimuli such as...Read More

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S. Hughes
Answered: Jun 04, 2018
The human brain increases and decreases of specific chemicals and hormones when a person is in love. During what neuroscientists call the “lust phase”, the brain chemical dopamine...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Jul 26, 2018
You could refer to this as pro-active coping. It seems like common sense. Some would say that attaching an elaborate term to such actions is unnecessary. Ann is responding appropriately to her...Read More

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