Unit 2 Chemistry,
Prof. Tracy Dirks
Prince Georges Community College
Research Project: Peer Review Article Guide
Purpose of the
What is the
for selecting this
he/she/they build a
Running head: MILGRAM STUDY CRITIQUE
Behavioral Study of Obedience
Professor Leon Wilson
MILGRAM STUDY CRITIQUE
Behavioral Study of Obedience
This study of obedience was conducted by a psychologist at Yal
PSYCHOLOGY 1010: CRITIQUE ASSIGNMENT II
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize you with the way psychologists conduct
research and communicate their findings to the public. By completing this assignment, you will learn
how research is c
I went to go visit the website http:/www.cfw.tufts.edu/ and read an article about teenagers- school
violence called The facts about school violence. According to the article youth violence has increased
over time. Homicide is another big problem between t
Memory is the storage of information in the brain from something you experienced, known or
Mnemonic are techniques people use to remember something to encode, store and retrieve their
information. I have my own mnemonics I also use to help me retrie
Chapter 3 Notes
The theory that behavior was environmental, therefore malleable, was dismissed and
replaced with genetic inheritance theories
John Locke and John Stuart Mill
Proponents of environmental theory on behavior
Scientist sought statistical e
Questions for the Professor:
Difference between educational psychology and experimental psychology
Africans are only non-immigrants to this country
Africans were brought here in 1500s by Spanish colonists to establish sugar cane
plantations on the s
Psychology emerged in 1800s
Combination of Biology and Physics
Founded by Wilheim Wundt (German)
Labs were built in colleges to study the difference between people
Racism was founded by European nations who were competing for weal
Craniologist - scientists who studies skull size and shape
Robert Bean - biased craniologist
Reported measurements that supported his bias
His invariable results raised suspicion, particularly from his ex-professor
Franklin P. Mall - challenged
Footsteps acted as a stimulus and the dog salvatign was the response dog was conditioned to
associate sights with sounds
examining the link between stimulus (for example, the sound of human footsteps) and
response (the dogs salivation). T
Define neuroscience and explain its contributions to our
understanding of behavior.
- Neuroscience, the study of the brain and
- The subfield of psychology concerned with
understanding how the brain and other biological
systems influence h
Little albert was an unnamed infant involved in a case study that
expressed how humans can also be subjected to classical conditioning.
The experiment was designed by Watson to show us that fear and
other behaviors are not only conditioned but can be lear
LO 1 Define sensation and perception and explain how they are different.
Sensation is the manner in which physical stimuli are received and detected. Perception
gives meaning to the information the sensory receptors receive. Data-based processing
LO 1 Define sex and distinguish it from sexuality.
Sex can refer to a sexual act such as intercourse or masturbation. Sex also refers to the
classification of someone as male or female based on genetic composition and
structure and/or function of reproduc
LO 1 Define consciousness.
Consciousness is the state of being aware of oneself, ones thoughts, and/or the
environment. There are various levels of conscious awareness, including wakefulness,
sleepiness, drug-induced states, dreaming, hypnotic states, and
LO 1 Define cognition and explain how it is related to thinking.
Cognition is the mental activity associated with obtaining, converting, and using
knowledge. Thinking is a more specific type of cognition, which involves coming to a
decision, reaching a so
LO 1 Define human development.
Development refers to the changes that occur in physical, cognitive, and socioemotional
functioning over the course of the life span. These changes begin at conception and
end at death. The goal of developmental psychology i
LO 1 Define social psychology and identify how it is different from sociology.
Social psychology is the study of human cognition, emotion, and behavior in relation to
others. This includes how we perceive and react to others, are influenced by
average healthy adult can only survive about 3 to 5 weeks without food
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Psychologists are scientists who work in a variety of fields which include the study of
PSYC-101 General Psychology
Chapter 8 Homework: Memory (20 points)
Below are the questions you must answer for the Chapter 8 homework. All questions are worth 1 point
except for the short answer. The homework must be done on a word processor. Your answers
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND
The rise in body fat during the first year of life
A) insulates infants brittle bones until proper cartilage is formed.
B) helps infants keep a constant body temperature.
C) cushions infants from b
The field of human development is considered to be an applied discipline because
A) it is motivated largely by scientific curiosity.
B) findings are used for practical purposes to improve peo
PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PSYCHOLOGY 2070 LD01 - 09016 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
SYLLABUS FALL 2016
Dr. Marc D. Lee
TIME & PLACE:
Largo Campus, Marlboro Hall, Room 2007
Monday and Wednesday; 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Topic 1: Inflation
Food and energy prices have increased at a much quicker pace than core items. Food prices
increased at nearly twice the rate of core inflation over the past years,
Last week I went to the supermarket, to buy some meat, beef to be exact.
The functional theory is what interest me the most because this approach sees society as a
complex but interdependence system with different parts and the different parts of each society
contribute positively to the functioning of the system as a whole. E
The question you would like to investigate
I would like to address the following questions:
1. What are the causes of poverty?
2. Who are most affected by poverty?
3. Are these issues causing poverty permanent?
4. What should be done to fight pove
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Monthly (every last day of the month)
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