PSYCH 105 - Mythbusters Paper - [Redacted] December 12,...

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[Redacted] December 12, 2007 Psychology 105 It Haddock Be You Multiple superstitions exist involving a cause-and-effect relationship between eating behavior and behaviors related to the mind and body. For example, it is believed by some people that eating fish makes a person smarter, a colloquial term often used to describe intelligence. Whether the superstition implies that eating fish over the course of a person’s life leads to an increased intelligence in comparison to those who never eat fish, or implies that a person will observe an rise in intelligence shortly after eating fish for a limited period of time is unclear. However, the second situation is one that easily lends itself to a simple study of behavior. Intelligence is a subject noted for its ambiguity in both definition and testing. It is indeed not a behavior-pattern phenomenon, but rather a term coined and redefined by psychologists who adapt the specific collection of mind logic techniques to its usefulness in any number of
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This essay was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Peck,andrewvancetrup,elisabezawadzki,matthew during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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PSYCH 105 - Mythbusters Paper - [Redacted] December 12,...

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