21 February 15
Essay 1-Dan Ariely TED Film
Dan Arielys final point was that if we could understand our cognitive limitations the same way
we understand our physical limitations, we could build a better world. In terms of how that s
11 May 15
Arguments against Automatic Organ Donation
I would be against a law that automatically included everyone over the age of 18 as an organ
donor unless he or she opted out of being a donor. For one reason, it has been proven
8 March 15
How does the self emerge within the process of social interaction? As we have learned in the
text and video, a large part of our identity is formed by how we are perceived by others in society. For
example, I was
Pros and cons of automatic organ
More than 124,000 people in the US need a transplant, but a shortage of donors
means that fewer than 30,000 transplants are carried out annually.
Advances in medical science mean that the number of
5 March 15
Theories of Development
How do Eriksons Stages of Human Development relate to my own development to adulthood?
Erik Erikson divided the human life span into eight periods that he called ages or stages (Kalat, 166).
5 April 15
In watching the assigned film, Deviant Behavior in its Many Forms, I gained an understanding of
how sociologists define deviant behavior. Many people may consider deviant behavior to be only