UNDERSTANDING EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
Instructions: For the following experiments, identify the components listed below each.
1. A health psychologist wants to test the hypothesis that yellow hospital rooms will shorten the
recovery time for surgical patien
For my answers to these questions, I used the television show Sons of Anarchy. I am about 3
episodes into the first season now, so I figured that would give me enough information to go off
of for this assignment.
1. The whole Sons of Anarchy group represe
Recent Experience of Stress: Review of Key Terms
Instructions: After reviewing the definitions of each of the key terms listed below, try to think of
an example from your recent experience that illustrates the term. If you cannot think of an
Conceptions and Misconceptions of Mental Illness
Instructions: First choose one specific psychological disorder described in the chapter. Research
this disorder so that you are well informed about its causes, symptoms, and typical case profile.
Instructions: Based on the principles of endogamy, homogamy, and stimulus-value-role theory,
attempt to make the best set of matches between these men and women. Use each man and
woman exactly one time. On the next page, provide reasoning for
Chapter 6 Concept Review
Instructions: Choose the concept from the list provided that is best represented by the action in
each of the vignettes.
_Tradeoff_1. Sarah cancels an important business trip to rendezvous with
her boyfriend in a different city.
The Passionate Love Scale
As you respond to the items below, think of the person you are currently in love with. This person
should be of the opposite gender if you are heterosexual and of the same gender if you are
homosexual. If you are not in love with
Psychology of Personal Adjustment
This movie made me think a lot about anorexia and bulimia. I had always known it was a
problem, but I never really realized how big of a problem it was until I saw this video. I didnt
Instructions: Before starting this exercise, take time to read carefully about Maslow's hierarchy
of needs. Then take some time to reflect on your own behaviors, goals, and aspirations. In the
spaces below, describe how you have or hope