MCCC PSY 101
Guidelines for Part D of Research Project
Participants Who are you interested in studying (What age, gender, ethnicity, region,
Students are expected to choose (at least) one of the following Research Method
Assignment 2 - Unit 3 (Chapter 5)
All, please see the below for your second assignment. Please be sure to include all work. Show your
equations and step through the work in a clear and comprehensive way.
1. Find the mean for the binomial distribution whic
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PSY 101 Exam 6 (fill in the correct answer)-Mod 30-31 Lifespan Dev
1. _ refers to the single cell organism that has 46 chromosomes and is formed
when the ovum is fertilized by the sperm.
2. The germinal perio
The Biology of the Mind
Mods 3 & 4
Neural and Hormonal
study of biological and psychological
a nerve cell; a highly specialized cell
that communicates in chemical and
Sensory Neurons c
What is Learning?
A relatively permanent change in behavior
due to experience.
Topics we will cover
Classical Conditioning Module 17
Operant Conditioning Module 18
Observational Learning Module 19
People form impressions, or vague ideas, about other people through the process of person
The Influence of Physical Appearance
Physical appearance has a strong effect on how people are perceived by others. Two aspects of
What is personality?
Personality - A relatively stable and
enduring pattern of thoughts, feelings, and
Personality Traits are relatively stable and
consistent characteristics that can be used to
Obedience and Authority
Obedience is compliance with commands given by an authority figure. In the 1960s, the social
psychologist Stanley Milgram did a famous research study called the obedience study. It showed
that people have a strong tendency to compl
Stereotypes and Prejudice
Cognitive schemas can result in stereotypes and contribute to prejudice.
Stereotypes are beliefs about people based on their membership in a particular group.
Stereotypes can be positive, negative, or neutral. Stereot
People influence each other constantly, in a variety of different ways.
Social Influence Strategies
One social influence strategy is the foot-in-the-door technique (see the Attitudes section for a
complete explanation). Three other strate
Title of Research
(Your Brainstorming topic Part A)
Research : You Name
Hypothesis Part C
Main Research Question(s)
Discuss/Site related Research Part B
Method Part D
Method Part D
Method Part D
What question do virtue theorists such as Hursthouse ask? Do they care about any other issues?
2.According to Warren, the morality of abortion depends upon two issues,. What are they?
3.What are Warrens elements of personhood? Define each one.