Attribution Theory: An umbrella term used to describe the set of theoretical accounts for how people assign
causes to events around them and the effect that peoples causal assessments may have.
From Physical Appearance to Inferences about Person
How does shaping by successive approximations work to help the animal press
the lever? Even though the textbook says the experimenter wont reinforce until
they press the lever at the end but wont the
Names of everyone in your group Kara, Kristen, Ali
General Topic The effects of height on self-esteem.
Specific hypothesis Reading an article about discrimination towards shorter
people makes shorter peoples self esteem decrease.
How are you going to test
PSYC 11: LABORATORY IN PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Spring 2012; Professor Ming Meng
Laboratory Instructors: Ana Draghici, Olivia Kang, James R. Peck
MWF 12:30 1:35pm, X-period: Tu 1:00-1:50pm
Lecture room: B03 Moore, Lab: 150, 302, 303 Moore, Computer lab: 453