PCN-540 Topic 5: Short Answer Questions
Directions: Provide short answers of 100-150 words each for the following questions/statements. Do not exceed 200 words for your response. Use the textbook, and any other scholarly resources to support your responses. Include at least two to three peer-reviewed journal articles beyond the textbook and course readings.
1. What are the features of quasi-experimental variables and designs? Under what conditions would this type of approach be appropriate? Provide at least one example in your response.
2. What is the primary role and function of action research as applied to counseling psychology?
References……Conduct a well research on the topic.
– I: ‘dug a hole’ metaphor- Leahey’s suggesting that Descartes did not have a positive. Psychology fell into a hole, ‘hole’ demonstrates the struggle to progress in psychology. – II: problems identified by Leahey: how the mind or soul and body interact; Problem of interaction. “location problem of the mind”, Problem of the other minds and problem of homunculus – Problems identified by lecturer: Impossibility of science of psychology Problem of interaction Problem of representationism, idealism and the slide into solipsism, reification of consciousness, consciousness transparent to itself. – Explain and discuss- why are problems supposed to be problems?
– Discuss: are problems really problems for psychology?