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PSY 490 Week 1 The Diverse Nature of
Psychology Paper

Write a 1,050- to 1400-word paper in which you
analyze the diverse nature of psychology as a discipline.

Address the following items as a
part of your analysis:


  • Evaluate the
    influence of diversity on psychology’s major concepts.

  • Identify two
    examples of subdisciplines and two examples of subtopics within
    psychology. Examples of major concepts and their subtopics include the
    following:


    • Motivation: theory of emotion, and approach and
      avoidance

    • Behaviorism: aggression, cheating, and binge
      drinking

    • Cognition: cognitive dissonance and false memories


  • How can the
    subdisciplines and subtopics you identified be applied to other
    disciplines and venues in contemporary society?

  • Relate the
    subdisciplines and subtopics to your theoretical perspective.

  • Conclude
    with your psychological contribution to society in the areas of work,
    education, health, and leisure.



Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines.

 

 

PSY 490 Week 2 Portfolio Presentation

This portfolio is your
final presentation. Depending on class size, delivery of presentations will take
place throughout Weeks Two, Three, and Four.

Create an original 20- to
30-minute capstone portfolio presentation that demonstrates your core content
knowledge. Presentation modalities may include, but are not limited to,
Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations of 12 to15 slides, videos, and
so forth.

Complete the following in your
presentation:


  • Demonstrate
    an understanding of relevant theories.

  • Include
    examples to support major points.

  • Explain
    which theories you like and why you like them.

  • Explain
    which theories you dislike and why you dislike them.

  • Explain how
    you arrived at your conclusions.

  • Explain how
    these theories will influence the future of psychology.

  • Explain if
    there is a new method that you can apply to or research in psychology.

  • Explain how
    the information in this presentation affects your worldview.

  • Explain how
    you used critical or creative thinking in the creation of the
    presentation.



Present the Portfolio
Presentation.


  • For Local
    Campus students, these are 20- to 30-minute oral presentations accompanied
    by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.

  • For Online
    and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations with notes.



 

 

PSY 490 Week 2 Psychological Issue
Summary

Imagine that
you work as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist to help children suffering
from emotional disturbances overcome maladaptive behaviors. The following
role-play is to be performed by Local Campus students.

Select a
psychological theory and obtain faculty approval of your selected psychological
theory. Use your psychological theory to address the scenario presented above.

Role-play for
15 to 20 minutes using creative, critical, and probabilistic reasoning to solve
the issue related to behavior and mental processes. Consider how you will solve
the psychological issue presented according to the theory you selected.

Apply behavioral,
cognitive, and socialization strategies to help your clients cope with family
relationships, peer interactions, aggression, social skills, and academic
difficulties.

Note: Online students must
complete the following instead of the role-play:


Select a
psychological theory and obtain faculty approval of your selected psychological
theory.

Write a
700- to 1,400-word action plan that addresses the issue presented in the
scenario.

Explain how
you will solve the psychological issue presented according to the theory you
selected.

Apply behavioral,
cognitive, and socialization strategies to help your clients cope with family
relationships, peer interactions, aggression, social skills and academic
difficulties. Use creative, critical, and probabilistic reasoning to solve the
issue related to behavior and mental processes.

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

 

PSY 490 Week 3 Ethics Awareness
Inventory

Complete the Ethics Awareness Inventory, located in
Classroom.

 Write a 700- to 1,400-word summary that
interpretsthe results of your survey. Apply the results to your personal and
professional development. Include the following:


  • Interpret
    the results of your survey. Use the information provided in your survey
    results to describe your ethics style and what your style means to you.




  • Explain the
    results of your survey. Were you surprised by your results? Do you
    agree or disagree with the outcome? Explain why.




  • Evaluate the
    role and importance of personal ethics in the field of psychology, the
    development of principles, and the code of conduct.




  • Identifyhow
    your ethics style affects how you will apply psychological principles to
    personal, spiritual, social, and organizational issues.




  • Discuss how
    ethics affect psychological knowledge and principles related to personal
    growth, health, and development.




  • Analyzetheadvantages
    of choosing to pursue a degree in psychology. How do ethics play a role in
    your decision? Provide examples.



 Include an introduction,
conclusion, and references page. 

 Include two to three references. You must use
the survey as one of your references. 

 Format your summary consistent with APA
guidelines. 

 Note
to Faculty
. Do not change this assignment. This assignment is part
of the University of Phoenix, College of Social Sciences formal assessment of
the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program. Results from the analysis of
these student assignments will be used to contribute to continuous improvement
of the program. Any modifications to content, scoring, or other features may
invalidate assessment results.

 

 

 

Resource: University
of Phoenix Material: Quiz Review Guide

Complete the
Week Four Quiz.

 

The child begins to
initiate, not imitate activities; to develop a conscience; and to experience a
sexual identity. The ______stage, as defined by Erik Erikson, involves the
crisis of initiative versus guilt.

o   

School-age child

o   

Infant

o   

Preschooler

o   

Toddler

 

·        
Correct answerquestion2

Which of the
following historical events created a strong need for Clinical Psychology and
brought it to the forefront as being an important field of study?

o   

The Great Depression

o   

The World War II
Draft

o   

The Vietnam War Draft

o   

The Civil War

 

·        
Correct answerquestion3

Consider the
biological theories of aging. Which of the following best represent components
of that theory?

o   

Cellular Dial Theory

o   

Hormonal Stress
Theory

o   

Attachment Theory

o   

The Nun Theory

·        
Correct answerquestion4

The two psychologists
credited with being the main founders of Industrial and Organizational
Psychology are

o   

Freud and Jung

o   

Munsterberg and Scott

o   

Sherlin and
Billingsly

o   

Hebb and Skinner

·        
Correct answerquestion5

The most commonly
used statistic in Psychology is

o   

criteria

o   

mode

o   

range

o   

mean

·        
Incorrect answerquestion6

Culture-bound
syndromes refer to

o   

medical or psychic
conditions limited to specific societies or cultural areas

o   

cultural names for
common conditions found around the world

o   

medical or psychic
conditions that are influenced by cultural factors

o   

medical conditions
found in geographic areas of the world

·        
Correct answerquestion7

Validity in testing
refers to which of the following?

o   

The test is measuring
what it set to measure

o   

Different forms of
the test can be used

o   

Whether the test is
available in different languages

o   

Test scores are
stable

·        
Correct answerquestion8

John wants to train
his dog, Spot, to shake hands. John decides to reward Spot with a treat every
time Spot raises his paw. John hopes to increase Spot’s handshaking behavior by
following the behavior with a reward. This is an example of

o   

negative
reinforcement

o   

extinction

o   

positive
reinforcement

o   

aversive conditioning

·        
Correct answerquestion9

Jill is obsessed with
her physical appearance and often dresses in a provocative fashion. It is
important for her to be the center of attention. She is prone to exaggerated
emotional expression with much self-dramatization. Which personality disorder
is Jill most likely suffering from?

o   

Histrionic
personality disorder

o   

Borderline
personality disorder

o   

Schizoid personality
disorder

o   

Obsessive-compulsive
personality disorder

·        
Correct answerquestion10

Which of the
following is one of the five subtypes of schizophrenia?

o   

Complex

o   

Organized

o   

Delusional

o   

Catatonic

·        
Incorrect answerquestion11

Reliability in
testing refers to which of the following?

o   

What the test is
actually measuring

o   

Stability of test
scores

o   

Academic achievement

o   

Fairness

·        
Correct answerquestion12

The two branches of
statistical methods are

o   

quadratic;
quantitative

o   

informal; formal

o   

quantitative;
qualitative

o   

consumer; quantum

·        
Correct answerquestion13

Most psychotherapists
would describe themselves as being

o   

Psychoanalytic

o   

Eclectic

o   

Behavioral

o   

Cognitive

·        
Correct answerquestion14

Ivan Pavlov pioneered
the theory of

o   

classical
conditioning

o   

Cognitive Psychology

o   

Social Learning
Theory

o   

operant conditioning

·        
Correct answerquestion15

In a simple genetic
context, DNA makes RNA, which forms amino acids which form

o   

proteins

o   

alleles

o   

cell bodies

o   

your genotype

·        
Correct answerquestion16

Environmental
psychology can be defined as a behavioral science that investigates the
interrelationships between

o   

physical environment
and human behavior

o   

emotional motivations
and human behavior

o   

family dynamic and
work behavior

o   

biological causes of
physiological disregard

·        
Correct answerquestion17

The state that occurs
when people are faced with demands from the environment that require them to
change in some way can be defined as

o   

tolerance

o   

pollution

o   

transition

o   

stress

·        
Correct answerquestion18

Work motivation
theories are most concerned with

o   

ability of the
individual

o   

attitude of the
individual

o   

persistence of the
individual

o   

reasons of the
individual

·        
Correct answerquestion19

Which theorist is most
associated with Social Learning Theory?

o   

Rollo May

o   

Carl Rogers

o   

Albert Bandura

o   

B.F. Skinner

·        
Correct answerquestion20

Philosophers who
believe that truth can emerge from the careful use of reason are known as

o   

Nativists

o   

Rationalists

o   

Dualists

o   

Empiricists

·        
Correct answerquestion21

What is motivation?

o   

Motivation is the
activation of goal-oriented behavior and can be intrinsic or extrinsic.

o   

Motivation excludes
sound and emotions.

o   

Motivation is based
on sight and touch.

o   

Motivation is the
aversion to activity or exertion.

·        
Correct answerquestion22

Pavlovian
conditioning requires which of the following components to create a conditioned
response?

o   

unconditioned
stimulus; conditioned stimulus; spontaneous recovery

o   

unconditioned
stimulus; unconditioned response; conditioned recovery

o   

unconditioned
response; conditioned stimulus; conditioned reflex

o   

unconditioned
stimulus; unconditioned response; conditioned stimulus

·        
Correct answerquestion23

The child deals with
mastering his or her physical environment while maintaining a sense of
self-esteem. The ______stage, as defined by Erik Erikson, involves the crisis
of autonomy versus shame and doubt.

o   

Toddler

o   

School-age child

o   

Infant

o   

Preschooler

·        
Correct answerquestion24

Cross-cultural
psychology differs from general psychology in that

o   

general psychology is
the systematic study of only human experience and behavior.

o   

cross-cultural
psychology involves more aspects of human functioning, including dreams and
visions

o   

general psychology
understands that culture cannot affect a person’s perception and intelligence

o   

cross-cultural
psychology includes a search for possible universals in behavior and mental
processes

·        
Incorrect answerquestion25

What are the four
major theoretical approaches to the study of personality?

o   

Freud, Maslow,
Allport, and Bandura

o   

Psychodynamic,
Humanistic, Dispositional, and Learning

o   

Psychoticism,
Humanism, Disposition, and Learning

o   

Psychoanalysis,
Humanistic, Dispositional, and Learning

·        
Correct answerquestion26

__________ is often
referred to as the ‘Father of Psychology,’ after developing the first
psychological research laboratory in Leipzig, Germany.

o   

Wilhelm Wundt

o   

Joseph Wolpe

o   

John Watson

o   

William James

·        
Correct answerquestion27

What theorist
presents a hierarchy of needs and motivations?

o   

Abraham Maslow

o   

B.F. Skinner

o   

Carl Jung

o   

Sigmund Freud

·        
Correct answerquestion28

In operant
conditioning, which of the following is accurate?

o   

Any response that is
followed by punishment is likely to not be repeated.

o   

Any response that is
preceded by a reinforcing stimulus tends to be repeated.

o   

Any response that is
followed by reward tends to become extinct.

o   

Any response that is
followed by a reinforcing stimulus tends to be repeated.

·        
Correct answerquestion29

In a topographical
representation of the motor cortex, the homunculus is the largest area devoted
to

o   

the face

o   

arms and legs

o   

the tongue

o   

the hands

·        
Correct answerquestion30

Which of the
following would be a concern for a person during early adulthood?

o   

Relationships

o   

Midlife Crisis

o   

Leisure-time
activities

o   

Civic responsibility

 

 

 

PSY 490 Week 4 Pay it Forward

Perform an anonymous act of kindness. Examples
include helping someone carry groceries, paying for a stranger’s coffee,
donating time or money to a cause you believe in, and so forth.

Write a 700- to 1050 word summary
of your experience.

Address the following:


  • Compare the
    respective roles of altruism, personal and professional social
    responsibility, and codependency.

  • How does
    altruism apply to psychology or psychological principles?

  • How does
    altruism improve the human condition? Are there limits to altruism?

  • What are
    some personal and professional responsibilities related to altruism?

  • What is the
    future of psychology, specifically in relation to altruism, in
    contemporary society?



 

 

 

PSY 490 Week 5 Senior Survey/Program
Reflection

Resource: BSP
Program Reflection Handout

 Complete the
BSP Senior Survey through the link located in the BSP Program Reflection
Handout. Provide your confirmation of survey completion to your instructor by
providing a "Screen Shot".  Please reference the
"Screenshot Instructions" document for directions for capturing a
screenshot.

 Write a 150- to 200-word reflection,
following the instructions listed in the BSP Program Reflection Handout.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit
your assignment. 

 

 

 

PSY 490 Week 5 Psychology Game

Develop a 20-minute Jeopardy game presentation that integrates
the breadth and depth of core psychology knowledge.

Search the Internet for a Microsoft® PowerPoint® jeopardy game template.

Include the following topics in your game:


  • Holistic
    approach to prior learning

  • Integrating
    psychology into your personal life

  • Psychology
    across all disciplines

  • Integrating
    psychology into career and educational decisions

  • Your
    personal learning theory

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