Workbook Exercise 3
October 4, 2014
Research Question: Do people walk faster when they are alone or when they are in
groups of two or more people?
My predicted answer: Yes, People do walk faster when they are not with
Many people claim that the main distinguishing factor between machines and humans is that we
have a conscious mind; that we are aware of ourselves. Some might even say that what distinguishes us is
that we have a soul, which machines obviously
DeBord, K. (2011) Child Development Divorce. (n.d.). Retrieved September 22, 2014.
PROTECTING A CHILDS EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT WHEN PARENTS
SEPARATE OR DIVORCE. (n.d.). Retrieved September 22, 2014.
Pickhardt, C. (n.d.). T
Psychological Research Midterm Study Guide
30 multiple choice
2 short essays
Deductive: the measured outcome.
Inductive: the variable that the researcher manipulates- William is
conducting research by collecting detai
To be Free or Not to be Free:
That is the Question
In a world filled with enslavement we Americans are supposedly free. We are free
to speak our minds, free to own property and free to hold a job. We are free to have as
many children as we want and free t
October 28, 2014
1) The experiment does not service any purpose for the community. It is just seeing
whether or not attention span chances when someone is working out. The study
can potentially place the part
Thought Memo 3
October 20, 2014
Growing up in a catholic home and attending a catholic school since a very young
age you constantly hear the word faith. It is hard to know exactly what faith is and
whether your not you have faith
Are You There God? Its Me, Man.
To think about ones existence is a very strange thing to do. If a person were to sit
down and try to figure out his or her complete existence he or she would go completely
mad. It is impossible to know what exactly is going
October 1, 2014
Protecting a Childs Emotional Development When Parents Separate or Divorce
In the article Protecting a Childs Emotional Development When Parents
Separate or Divorce, written by Peter Ernst Haiman
October 1, 2014
The Impact of Divorce on Young Children and Adolescents
In the article The Impact of Divorce on Young Children and Adolescents
the author, Carl Pickhardt PhD, discusses how young child are affecte
Thought Memo Two
September 9, 2014
Thought Memo Two:
Do We Really Have a Duty to God?
Growing up in a Catholic family and attending Catholic school for the first seven
years of my schooling life has drilled into my head that God is the almi
Man is the Real God
To think about ones existence is a very strange thing to do. If a person were to sit down
and try to figure out his or her complete existence he or she would go completely mad. Socrates
once said True wisdom comes to each of us when we
Running Head: THE EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN
The Effects of Divorce on Childrens Emotional Development
December 2, 2014
THE EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN
Topic Choice: How a childs emotional devel
October 1, 2014
The Effects of Divorce on Children
In the article The Effects of Divorce on Children the author, Karen DeBord, Ph.D.,
Child Development Specialist, discusses how the parents of a child whos parent
Jamisons fathers immense amount of ingenious ideas and research for his job also displays the
tendency for a patient suffering from BPD to take on too many tasks, eventually setting
themselves up for a stressor to cause a depressive episode. At the age of
What We Learn from those Psychological Studies
Often counterintuitive, surprising findings.
Scientific merit, importance.
Ends justify means?
1979: The Belmont report
Type 1 Error: There is an effect, and we reject the null hypothesis even when its true.
Type 2 Error: There is no effect, and we keep the null hypothesis, but its false and there is an
Type of Error
Risk of Gullibility vs. Blindness.
1. Time Series Designs
Interrupted time series: Researchers makes several observations (O) overtime
prior to and immediately after the treatment or event.
O1 O2 O3 (Event)
O4 O5 O6
Ex. Berkruitic and Macauley (1971)
Examined crime rates before and a
Watson & Raynors (1920)
Little Albert Studies
Aim: To study whether fear can be conditioned (learned).
Participant: 11-month-old Albert B.
Little Albert had no natural fear of white rat.
Addition of noise from banging steel bar and a hammer.