Dr. Kristin De Witt
Week 1 Assignment
This semester Ive committed to changing my study habits in order to improve my time
management skills, and hopefully improve my overall academic success. I will:
(1) Break my
Self-Ratings of Multiple Intelligence
Please check off each statement that honestly and accurately describes you.
I enjoy telling stories and jokes _
I really enjoy my math cl
Assignment 9:1 Defense Mechanisms
Repression: Blocking a threatening idea, memory, or emotion from consciousness.
Projection: Attributing ones own unacceptable feelings and impulses to someone else.
Displacement: Directing ones emotions, especially anger,
The only way psychologists can establish cause-and-effect relationships through research is by carrying
out an experiment. In a formal experiment, the relationship between two (or more) variables is
investigated by delib
Shaping and Successive Approximation
This is Barbie, who you are going to teach to use the hula-hoop. However, the hula-hoop is hidden
behind a closet door:
You are going to train Barbie to use this hula-hoop by using reinforcement. Barbie
Parts of the Nervous System
Identify each part of the nervous system:
Exerts control over all parts of the body
The Nervous System
Controls all voluntary movements, thoughts, and registration of incoming information
The Central Nervous Syst
Assignment 7:1 Prenatal Influences
Complete this chart by indicating the nature of the influence, its effect, and methods of prevention:
Effect on developing child
Genetic or environmental?
Blindness, deafness, and damage to
Assignment 10:1 Abnormal Psychology
in the Media
Choose an example from 3 of the 4 categories and analyze whether or not it accurately portrays
Accurate or not? Why or why not?
The Seven Sins of Memory
Below are the Seven Sins of Memory. Pick 5 of the 7 and provide an example from your own experience.
I was rushing to come home from rehearsal so I could finish my political science homew
Binge Drinking on College Campuses
According to the U.S. Governments Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 120
million Americans aged 12 or older reported being current drinkers of alcohol in the 2002 survey