HL IB Psychology Take-Home FINAL
Behavior geneticists use twin studies to disentangle the threads of
heredity and environment. Identical twins develop from a single fertilized egg that
splits into two and are genetically identical. They sha
Samantha D. Vilarino
Mnemonic Device Project: Stereotypes
A mnemonic device is a device used to remember an idea or fact. (Erwin, 2011). Humans
use mnemonic devices to easily remember past information. For example, if you want to
remember the a
Samantha D. Vilarino
Addiction is a strong and harmful need to have something regularly or do something
daily. (Webster Dictionary, n.d.). Addiction lives in the world around us whether were aware of
it or not. Sadly, the addiction of
1. Choose a substance, then discuss the factors that contribute to addiction for that specific
substance. Provide an explanation from each of the three IB perspectives with a research study
Drinking is a huge problem in the United States. In
Social Psychology Packet
1. Social Influence
Definition - The tendency to adjust ones opinions and behavior to comply with group norms in
response to explicit or implicit social pressure.
Solomon Asch he used lines to show in studies that
A. Development and cultural contexts
1. Historical and cultural conditions that gave rise to the humanistic perspective:
1. CONCEPTS AND MODELS IN DYSFUNCTIONAL BEHAVIOR
a. The concepts of normality and abnormality+
Normality: Societys standards for its members to follow, governing inappropriate behavior for
a specific time or particular group. Normal is approximately avera
The Effect of Retrieval Cues on the Retention of Information in Memory
Candidate Number: 1019-075
March 23, 2009
According to the cognitive perspective, memory refers to the capacity to retain and
BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON SCHIZOPHRENIA
By Dimple Mirchandani, Monica Desai, Lisa Patel, & Justin Ashori
1. Research Question: What are the biological causes of schizophrenia?
Danish researchers help crack key to schizophrenia . (2008). R
Study Guide- Chapter 1 (Tavris/Wade)
What is Psychology?
1. Psychology it is the study of behavior and mental processes and how they are
affected by an organisms physical state, mental state, and external environment.
Solomon E. Asch
1. Aim: To demonstrate that people conform to social norms in an ambiguous (vague, several interpretations)
situations. Solomon Asch wanted to see how group pressure affects group tasks with an obvious answer.
2. Theory: Social psychology
Chapter 7: Learning and Conditioning
The two types of stimuli and the two types of responses that form the basis of
classical condition are:
a. Unconditioned stimulus: the classical conditioning term for a stim
Psychology HL IA: Introduction
Research Question: What type of music, classical or techno, will be more influential on
the recall of a list of words?
Background Literature: The research illustrates the idea of classical music having an
Abraham Maslow Outline
Deficiency motives: needs whose motivating power is triggered by the absence of the underlying
requirements, such as the physiological or esteem needs
Metaneeds: need states which are based on a desire to grow rather than an
Albert Bandura experimented the effects of observational learninga process in which
an individual learns new responses by observing the behavior of another rather than through
direct experience; vicarious conditioning. The
Describe either Rosenhan & Seligmans criteria of abnormal OR Jahodas criteria of normal.
Include a critical analysis of the criteria you choose.
Abnormal or deviate behavior is nearly impossible to describe because the cultural and social
norms of diffe