WS5 - Psychology 490, Section 1, Spring 2008 Worksheet #5...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Psychology 490, Section 1, Spring 2008 Worksheet #5 (1) This question concerns the media report: Study Links NFL Concussions, Depression Consider the statement by the spokesman for the NFL that the study does not prove anything. Why is he included in the report? What should the public know when they evaluate his statement? I feel he is included in the report because the readers are probably interested in football & would take his statement into consideration more than they would a researcher. When the public evaluates his statement they should know about the actual studies being done & what the results are showing. (2) This question concerns the media report: Female Athletes Bear Brunt of Concussions Biological Differences, as Well as Variations in Play, Could Be to Blame How might we explain the relative dearth of scientific evidence on concussion in girls compared to...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course PSYCH 490 taught by Professor Berenbaum,sheri during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online