Psych W1001y, The Science of Psychology, Spring 1999
TAKE-HOME WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT ONE
(DUE THURS. MARCH 11; AT LATEST, MON. MARCH 15, 1999)
Due either at the beginning of the lecture on Thursday March 11, 1999 or in Room 373
Schermerhorn at the following times: Thurs. (3/11/99) 2:45- 4:15 PM, or Fri.
(3/12/99) 11 AM- 5 PM, or Mon. (3/15/99), noon - 5 PM. Or else you may FedEx (or
any 1-day express service) on Monday March 15th so it arrives here on Tuesday
March 16th. (To Prof. Norma Graham, Dept. of Psychology, 406 Schermerhorn Hall,
Columbia Univ. NY, NY 10027, phone: 212-854-3608, Fax: 212-854-3609). Faxing
before 4:30 pm Mon. will be allowed but, if you do fax, please mail a hard-copy also
on that same day in case the quality of the fax is insufficient. If too many people try to
fax at the last moment, they will not all be able to get through so don't count on it.
(Papers may also be turned in at an earlier class, but, if you do so, please make sure to
give the paper directly to one of us and tell us what it is. Do not
leave the paper in any
of our mailboxes or under the doors of our offices.) Please do NOT come late to
lecture on Thursday in order to turn the paper in.
READ THE GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (GIVEN IN ANOTHER HANDOUT)
THOROUGHLY NOW AND AGAIN WHEN FINISHING THE ASSIGNMENT.
The major point of this assignment is your education, in particular the part of it that
concentrates on actively integrating scientific material and thinking about it. We’d like
to see evidence both of integration and thought. This is not an exam with "correct" or
"incorrect" answers, but a chance for you to be more actively involved with the
A secondary aim is to provide some writing experience. But, unfortunately, we will
not have the time to give you feedback about the writing. (Fortunately writing practice
is apparently useful even without explicit feedback.)
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