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Cognitive Bases of Behavior Fall 2008 The Great Debates Debate 1: Repressed memories represent distortions rather than true, unearthed recollections of past experience Affirmative : Clionsky Ross Negative : Parent Taylor Debate 2: There is one and only one semantic system Affirmative : Stern Wiseheart Negative : Cohen Ewigman Kay Presentation 3: What cognitive psychology has to say about biased messaging in advertising, politics, and health care Buhi Dodd Follansbee Fussell Lodha Debate 4: There is no emotion without cognition Affirmative : Lipe Nackeers Negative : Tweedie Seib Debates 1, 2, and 4 will proceed as follows: The affirmative side presents their argument (15 minutes), followed by the negative side (15 minutes). After a brief break, the affirmative side presents its rebuttal of the negative side’s argument (5-10 minutes), and then the negative side presents its rebuttal (5-10 minutes). Content in the rebuttal will
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Unformatted text preview: reflect only those points presented by the other side (it cannot be used to introduce new arguments for the presenting side). Trophies will be awarded at the end. Debate participants should make arrangements to cooperate on the development and presentation of the argument. Power Point slides to highlight the main points of the argument are recommended but not required. Members of each team can share aspects of the presentation and rebuttal. For Presentation 3, participants should prepare a 10-minute presentation on the topic of their choice. Presenters should draw a specific link between their chosen message and some topic of relevance to cognitive psychology. Previous examples include pharmacy commercials, weight loss claims, political stump speeches, or claims of the striking success of medical or behavioral treatments. Humorous, or even outrageous, examples, are encouraged....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course CLP 7934 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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