How stereotypes affect the academic achievement of minorities

As a college student, you are no doubt concerned about the grades that you earn while completing your coursework. If you wanted to whether college GPA is related to income after college, how would you go about exploring this question as a Psychological Researcher. For example, would you do an experiment, a case study, or a correlation study? Describe your methodology in detail. What are the strengths and the limitations of the research methodology you described?

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How do stereotypes affect the academic achievement of minorities? As you answer the question, please address –

How stereotypes might affect teachers interactions with their students and

How stereotypes about their group might affect the academic achievement of minorities

Last, please give examples in your own life how stereotypes about your group influenced your academic achievement in general (as in your overall GPA) or in a certain topic (such as in Math or Chemistry).

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At the beginning of Chapter 16, we talked about why it is difficult to come up with a succinct definition of what a Psychological Disorder “is.” In your paper, please write about the various models/criteria that were considered for defining disorders and why each fell short.

Second part:

Discussion board questions below-each of the 5 below should be 200 words each

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At the beginning of Chapter 16, we talked about why it is difficult to come up with a succinct definition of what a Psychological Disorder “is.” In your paper, please write about the various models/criteria that were considered for defining disorders and why each fell short.

You share half of your genetic makeup with each of your parents, but you are no doubt very different from both of them. Spend a few minutes jotting down the similarities and differences between you and your parents. How do you think your unique environment and experiences contributed to some of the differences you see?

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Answer the following question: (Your initial post should be about 200 words)

In Module 4, we learned about how implicit memory can bias our evaluations and behavior towards others without us even being aware of it. Provide an example of implicit bias directed toward you based on your gender. How did you feel? In your opinion, is implicit bias easy to overcome? Why or why not?

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Answer the following question: (Your initial post should be about 200 words)

In this module, you learned how cultural bias built into a test can disfavor some groups over others. This is due to a disconnect between the cultural experiences of some test takers (for example, poor minorities) compared to the cultural experiences of the test makers who are usually in the mainstream. Given this observation, do you believe that it is possible to create an intelligence test that is free of cultural bias? Why or why not? If so, what type of questions would be on this test?

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Answer the following question: (Your initial post should be about 200 words)

Can you think of an example in your life where classical conditioning caused you to have an automatic positive emotional response (such as happiness or excitement) to some object? Describe how this happened. What was the – Unconditioned Stimulus? Conditioned Stimulus? Conditioned Stimulus? Conditioned Response?

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Answer the following question: (Your initial post should be about 200 words)

Based on what you know about personality disorders, do you think people with a personality disorder are easy to treat? For example, would it be easy to ‘cure’ someone of their paranoid personality disorder? Why or why not?

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