Intro f'07 - Syllabus(rev)

Intro f'07 - Syllabus(rev) - INTRO PSYCH - SUMMARY SCHEDULE...

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INTRO PSYCH - SUMMARY SCHEDULE - REVISED WK DATES CHPT T OPIC ASSIGNMENTS E XAMS OTHER DATES 1 Aug 27 Aug 29 Aug 31 1 2 Intro Bio bases (neurons) 2 Sept 3 Sept 5 Sept 7 2 (end) 3 Bio bases (the brain) Motivation Sept 7 Last day to add 3 Sept 10-paper 1 Sept 12 Sept 14–paper 2 4 Learning/Behaviorism Assign #1- Hunger Due Mon Sept 10 Assign #2- Ads Due Fri Sept 14 Quiz on Mon Sept 10 4 Sept 17–exam 1 Sept 19 Sept 21 5 E X AM 1 Sensation (begin) EXAM 1 Mon Sept 17 (chpts 2 – 4) Sept 21 Last day to drop 5 Sept 24 Sept 26 Sept 28 5 Sensation & Perception 6 Oct 1-cancelled Oct 3 Oct 5 6 Perception F A L L B R E A K 7 Oct 15 Oct 17 Oct 19 7 Memory 8 Oct 22 – paper 3 Oct 24 Oct 26 9 Language Assign #3 Early Memories Due Mon Oct 22 9 Oct 29-exam 2 Oct 31 Nov 2 10 E X AM 2 Social Cognition & Behavior EXAM 2 Mon Oct 29 (chpts 5 – 9) 10 Nov 5 – paper 4 Nov 7-D-DAY Nov 9 11 [Socio]-Biology & [Evolutionary Bases of] Social Behavior Assign #4 Attrib’s/Conform Due Mon Nov 5 11 Nov 12 Nov 14 Nov 16 12 13 Cognitive Development Social Development T H A N K S G I V I N G B R E A K 12 Nov 26 – exam 3 Nov 28 Nov 30 15 E X AM 3 Personality (Freud) EXAM 3 Mon Nov 26 (chpt 10 – 13) Nov 28 Last day w/draw 13 Dec 3 Dec 5 –paper 5 Dec 7 16 17 Psychopathology & Treatment Assign #5 Defense Mech’s Due Wed Dec 5 14 Dec 10 Dec 12 -exam 4 17 Treatment (continued) EXAM 4 (Wed Dec 12) (chpt 14-17)
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Revised Intro to Psychology Fall, 2007 p. 2 S UMMARY OF A SSIGNMENTS Assignment #1: HUNGER (due Monday, September 10 ) Ask at least 5 people how they know when they’re hungry. And ask them what causes them to eat (do they note hunger as a cause?). What sort of answers do you get? Describe your sample (don’t use real names). What patterns do you notice among your respondents? What is somewhat similar across respondents, what differs? Are there sex, age, cultural differences that you notice? Link your findings to topics raised in the readings on hunger and our class discussion. Assignment #2: ADVERTISING & BEHAVIORISM (due Friday, September 14 ) Find an advertisement from a recent magazine or other periodical. How have the advertisers used classical conditioning and/or instrumental (operant) conditioning to influence your behavior? Describe your analysis in a short essay relating the advertisers’ strategies to Skinner, Pavlov’s or Watson’s
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