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Asking “why?” and “how?” o When you see an experiment in this course, ask yourself, “Why did the experiment give these results?” and “How does this support the theory?” or “How would changing this variable change the results of the experiment?” When you learn about how you process visual stimuli, ask yourself, “How would this apply to another example?” Or when you do practice questions, don’t just look at the answers, ask yourself “why is the answer what it is?” Take effective notes – when you take notes during live lecture and during the web lectures, don’t just copy down the information. Think about what you are writing down.
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Unformatted text preview: Make connections with other material you have already learned. Apply your information to new examples: For example, could you think of many ways you can test if a baby likes sweet smells or savoury smells more? Keep up with your work!! Use the resources available to you: o TA hours o Dr Kims office hours o Tims tips o Tutorials o Discussion forums o Classmates Understand how the three foundational themes (development, evolution, neuroscience) work: understand how our sensory systems work and how it interacts with the environment to produce the behaviours necessary for survival....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course PSYCH 1X03 taught by Professor Jim during the Spring '09 term at McMaster University.

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