1) Third-Variable Problems
Heres a sampling of headlines where the journalist has (apparently) inferred causation
from correlative findings. I have also included some facts from the articles. Do you
believe that the data supports the headline? For each, c
March 11, 2013
A scientific Theory
Descent with modification = change over time
Why Should I care?
To understand antibiotic resistance.
To understand pesticide resistance.
The evolution and spread of disease.
How breeding works?
March 13, 2013
Evolution Part 2
Does evolution by natural selection result in progress?
Natural section does result in adaptations (traits that
promote survival or reproduction)
But a trait thats adaptive in one environment can
quickly be selected again
The religious belief in a supernatural deity or
force that intervenes, or has intervened, directly
in the physical world. Within that broad scope,
there are many varieties of creationist belief.
Evolution is a theory abou
Final Exam Study Guide
Theory of mind: cognitive ability to think about what
someone else is thinking
FMRI( Functional Magnetic resonance Imaging) machines
can be used to detect lies
a. major component of red blood cells
Anxiety Treatments: Medication or Psychotherapy?
Anxiety disorders have become a substantial health problem
for many youth and adults in society today. There has been
debate about whether psychotherapy or medication is best for the
Flavor Lab write up
I selected the chocolate flavor wheel. The chocolates used were Hershey, Ghirardelli,
Endangered Species, and Green & Black Organic.
I conducted a blind test. Subjects were not allowed to know what kind of chocolate I w
February 8, 2013
Eating Lake Ontario Fish Perfectly Safe For Women, UB Researchers Find
Eating contaminated fish from Lake Ontario turned out to be perfectly safe for women,
according to researchers at the University at Buffalo. Two