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  Answer one of the discussion questions below in your post. Your own post sho

 
Answer one of the discussion questions below in your post. Your own post should be at least 250 words.
Use the library to find sources that interest you or articles in the course resources/videos in the modules and listed in the course resources to support and enrich your views. Use APA-style citations.
 Questions to choose from:
Ch 5: Health and Prevention in Adulthood
Mediating Risk Factors. For many disorders or diseases with an adult onset, genetics may play a part. Which of the disorders or diseases in this chapter are in your family history? Assuming an interactionist model, what behavioral changes might mediate any genetic risk you have and prevent you from developing one or more of the disorders and diseases of adulthood discussed in this chapter?
Cultural and Racial Differences in Health.  For many disorders and diseases with an adult onset, there are racial and/or regional differences in the rates of incidence and mortality (death due to that disease). Give some examples from the chapter of diseases or disorders that are more common for some groups than others.  What can explain these differences in occurrence?  How can racial and cultural differences be related to genetic and environmental causes, and how might they interact?
Ch 6: Basic Cognitive Functions: Information Processing, Attention, Memory
Returning Students. Several of you have gone back to school after age 35.  For those of you willing to admit this…what differences in information processing, attention, and memory have you noticed?  How has your experience as a student been different than it would have been if you had done this when you were in your 20’s? How does the research cited in this chapter help you understand your challenges?
Stereotype Threat and Performance. Stereotype threat (p. 130) is similar to the age-old notion of a “self-fulfilling prophesy.” How do adults’ expectations for their cognitive performance help or hinder their cognitive functioning? How might you use this notion in your work or in your own life to facilitate your own or others’ optimal cognitive functioning?
Gaming and Cognitive Functions. Computer-based games, whether action video games, casual video games, or brain-training games, are used by more and more adults of all ages.  Can the changes in basic cognitive functions that result from playing computer-based games have an impact on other adult cognitive tasks, such as driving or work-related tasks?  Why or why not?  Is there research to support your conclusion?

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For this Check-Up, you are acting as a counselor. You will find in your career t

For this Check-Up, you are acting as a counselor. You will find in your career that often you will need to provide more than medical advice: sometimes you have to provide emotional support as well. In this case, you need to counsel your patient, about what he suspects he is experiencing.
Henok is a 55-year-old male. He was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia but has lived in the American South for the last 30 years. He has had a successful life as an industrial engineer, and has made a very lucrative living. Henok got married when he was 45 years old and had twin boys when he was 47. He loves his wife and twin boys, but he is starting to feel restless and anxious and isn’t sure why. He signed up for a skydiving trip with his friends two weeks ago and loved it. Now he wants to buy a motorcycle. He has come to you because he is experiencing chest pains. His EKG is normal, and all his bloodwork is normal. Everything points to him being physically healthy.
You ask a few questions and find out the following information:
He hasn’t been sleeping well.
He thinks he is a failure.
He recently had his black hair bleached blonde,
He bought a beach house and hasn’t told his wife yet.
He got the phone number of a female coworker to meet for drinks, but he felt guilty and threw it in the trashcan right away.
He has found himself missing his late father.
Your job:
Tell Henok what you think is going on (1-2 paragraphs)
Tell Henok how you think he can best overcome these feelings (2-4 paragraphs)
Make a referral for Henok (1 paragraph)
Provide some encouragement for Henok (this is your conclusion)
How did you reach these conclusions? What research helped you arrive at the decisions that you did?
Writing Requirements (APA format)
Length: 2.5-3 pages (not including title page or reference page)
1-inch margins
Double spaced
12-point Times New Roman font
Title page
References page (minimum of 2 outside scholarly sources in addition to course text)

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 You work in the human resources department of a company that does business in 2

 You work in the human resources department of a company that does business in 25 different countries. You have learned that communication culture in your workplace has a significant impact on your employees’ experience, motivation, engagement, and overall business success. Your manager has asked you to write a memo on why and how to build a great communication culture at your company. 
 
Identify 2 cultures you selected.
Identify 2 to 4 communication topics to discuss in your memo:
Language and verbal communication
Nonverbal communication
Family communication
Workplace communication
The expression of emotions
Friendship communication
Romantic relationships, including dating, nonmarital commitments, and marriage
Discuss how the 2 cultures are similar and different in your selected communication topic areas.
Discuss additional common communication practices in each culture.
Discuss how the communications practices in each culture are similar and how they are different.
Discuss how culture influences the way we communicate and form relationships with others.
List ways employees can improve their ability to communicate competently in cross-cultural interactions