COURSE SECTION INFORMATION
FACULTY OF HEALTH, PUBLIC SAFETY
AND COMMUNITY STUDIES
Dental Assisting (Levels I and II) Program
Dental Hygiene Program
Professors Name: Ken Green
Course Number: PSY1700
THE COMMON SENSE QUIZ
Answer the following questions, each of which is based on psychological research.
1. Suppose an authority figure asks college students to administer near-lethal
electrical shocks to another student who has not harmed them in any way.
PSY1700 Chapter 2: Biology and Behavior
What are Neurons?
o Neurons (specialized cells) for thoughts, feelings and behavior
o 3 types
Relay messages from sense organs and receptors to
brain and spinal cord
o Eyes, ears, nose, mouth, s
Psychology study of behavior and mental processes; science b.c uses scientific
method, minimize bias, preconceptions, personal beliefs and emotions
Scientific method orderly, systematic procedures that scientists follow in acquiring