Psyc 110 Notes 12-1-2011

Psyc 110 Notes 12-1-2011 - HIV Evolution Probable origin in...

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Unformatted text preview: HIV Evolution Probable origin in west Africa from chimpanzees (HIV-1) sooty mangabey (HIV-2) Hotspots for mutation, rapid evolution of resistance Exploits strong biological drive, long latency to illness. Dennis Liotta: Emtriva nucleoside analog blocks reverse transcription Conclusions Situational specificity Analogy – from the base to the target Reasoning often involves visualization Inductive reasoning vulnerable to biases: confirmation, representativeness, and availability Mental set and functional fixedness Candle problem Algorithms and heuristics Algorithm do get to right answer Heuristics – general rules that approx solutions, how humans normally solve problems Intelligence: One or many? Abstract reasoning Problem solving Capacity to acquire knowledge Sensory acuity, achievement motivation, goal directedness Linguistic competence, memory, creativity, mental speed, adaptability, math competence But how to measure all these things? These may all share common processes....
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  • Fall '11
  • RobertHampton
  • Intelligence quotient, modern intelligence tests, Wechsler IQ score, Wechsler verbal subtests, Emtriva nucleoside analog

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Psyc 110 Notes 12-1-2011 - HIV Evolution Probable origin in...

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