Chapter 2 Terms
1. Adoption Studies- Comparisons between measurements of children and their adoptive and biological
parents used to estimate the genetic contribution to traits and characteristics
2. Allele- An alternative ve
Chapter 1 Key Terms
1. Behavior Genetic-The field of study that compares the influence of genetics to the influence
of learning and the environment, and examines how these forces interact to influence
Running head: Psych Research
Psychological Research Analysis
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In the Hispanic culture women are considered to have an amazing and enviable body. However
for some young girls this is something th
Week 1 Discussion Questions: Race, Gender, Class and Crime
1. Should women who kill their children be patients or prisoners (if they are accurately diagnosed
with severe mental illness/disease/defect)? Defend your position.
-If a woman was properly diagno
What do you think are causes of prejudice and discrimination? Offer one proven &
logical example of how to reduce racial or gender discrimination among young
children. Pick one (race or gender).
-Young children will play together despite race or gender
Osofsky, Joy D. Children in a Violent Society. New York: The Guilford Press, 1997. 302-03. Web. 13 Dec.
The section in Osofskys book begins by discussing children as victims. Oftentimes police are
called to a location in regards to child abuse or ne
Explanatory Fiction- A fictitious or hypothetical variable that often takes the form of another name for
the observed phenomenon it claims to explain and contributes nothing to a functional account or
understanding of the phenomenon, such as intelligence
Do you believe programs for homeless teen parents are worthy of receiving grant awards
to be funded? What are strengths and weaknesses of programs for homeless teen parents?
-I do believe programs for homeless teen parents are worthy of receiving grant
3. How have some forms of birth control, hormone replacement therapy, unsafe breast
implants, and egg donation programs of young college women shown to be viewed as
corporate violence against women in the United States?
Corporate violence is described as
1. What are some important steps in interpreting data from high
-Obtain information about the data system from the state or district
-Know what information is reported.
-Determine what additional information is neces
1. What do you think are societal expectations for males and females? Defend your answer.
-In todays society males are expected to be the head of the household and bring in a higher
salary, where females are expected to work and bring in an income but als
Thoroughly read the STAR Sheets and Introductions to the Norms and Expectations Case Study at the
above link. Then Complete Level Case 1 items:
Write a statement describing how each strategy will be implemented as Ms. Jung works with
1. Conclusion - tie the results of this experiment to what you learned about norms and
sanctions. Were the results as you expected? Why or why not do you think this is the case?
The paper will four to six pages, not including the title and work cited page
PHL 111- Ethics
Feb 3rd 2016
Case Study Response #1
Soft Universalism was an idea suggested by the Scottish philosopher David Hyme in the
eighteenth century. He believed all people share a fellow-feeling, a compassion, that may
Textbook Information - General Psychology I - Spring 2016
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