1. History, systems, assumptions, schools, subareas of psychology
psychology -the study of behavior and cognitive processes, the attendant,
underlying physiological processes, especially those in the brain.
empirical evidence- is information acquired by o
You cant swing a stick in social media without hitting something on Facebook. Same
goes for education. You cant talk about how technology is revolutionizing education
without mentioning Facebook. I think its crazy how the Internet can destroy a
Why study Motivation?
The WHY of behavior.
Central to Psychology
See a behavior
Looting in New Orleans
Why did they do that?
Taking advantage of situation?
Investigate the causes for action.
Investigating a crime.
Example: young lady
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While parents are usually the best caregivers for their children, circumstances often
necessitate that some parents seek part-time or full-time day care services. Parents
should carefully choose the most appropriate day care provider based on their
the role of the environment, similarity, physical attractiveness and the matching
hypothesis on the initiation and maintenance of romantic relationships
Characteristics of the person being observed, as well as the observer, also play a role
Defense mechanisms are means designed to protect us from things we dont want to
deal with. We all experienced at various times feelings of anxiety. Anxiety is
characterized by feelings of fear or concern. According to Freuds theory, we are
Human Sexuality Exam 3.
Please answer every question, providing evidence from the text,
lecture notes and your own examples. Each question is worth 5 points.
Describe the pros/cons of 5 types of effective forms of
Birth Control Pill
1. What types of harm or benefits could result from consuming pornography?
2. Do you think the ways men and women consume pornography are different?
3. Has technology changed the ways in which porn is consumed?
The effects of pornography are prog
In chapter 3 Berger discusses the beginnings of life as well as genetics. She focuses a
lot on heredity and the genetic code. I really enjoyed this chapter because not only
are genes fascinating but also I was able to reinforce prior knowledge from last
2 January 2014
The methods used by scientists have developed over many years and provide a
common framework for developing, organizing, and sharing information. The statements
made by psychologists are empirical,
Discussion Topic 10: Due W 5/28 Discuss and respond to at least two
comments. A state of tension exists between being single and being
married. Those who are single are constantly being pulled and pushed toward
the married state and many married people ar
Psychology of love, Final exam
Please answer every question with complete sentences and examples.
Each response is worth 5 points for a total of 25 points. Good luck!
1. Describe, in detail, why premarital relationships decay, the
characteristics of confl
Nikolics early assumptions about the homeless people started when she observed
them when she first moved to the United States. She saw homeless people on the
corners of the main roads inhaling exhaust and the smell of burned rubber. They
were dirty, tired
A smartphone today is as powerful as a desktop or laptop and while the latest
models feature a complete OS, for many users including myself these devices are
just phones, so there is a underestimation of the risk connected to mobile device
I didnt even know they were called QR codes. QR barcodes have been around for
decades. They are those funny squares that look like TV static. QR or Quick Response
Codes are a type of two-dimensional barcode that can be read using smartphones
Hashtags turn topics and phrases into clickable links in your posts on your personal
Timeline or Page. This helps people find posts about topics theyre interested in. To
make a hashtag, write # (the number sign) along with a topic or phrase (written as
March 24, 2014
Assignment 8 reflection
I really enjoyed hearing from my classmates. I was able to make a connection
with each of the speakers especially since my father came to the United States as an
Tiffany lamps were originally made by Louis Comfort Tiffany who was a painter
working in the 19th century. He was admitted to the National Academy when he was 23 and
was the youngest ever member. He started work
Introduction to Motivation
Chapter 1 Short Answers - Winter Immersion 2016
32 points (with an additional bonus point if desired)
Name: _Tiffany Ramos_
Please answer the following questions from Chapter 1. Your answers to these questions
are due Saturday 1
Chapter four- Infancy: Early learning, motor skills and perceptual capacities.
An inborn automatic response to a particular form of stimulation-the neonates
(newborn) most obvious organized patterns of behavior.
Some reflexes have survival valu
Chapter two-methods in the study of personality
Introspection-looking into yourself and thinking of how you felt during an event
in your life and pulling from those recollections a thread of continuity, and from
this may come the st
Aspects of behavior arise through learning-disagreements remains about whether learning is
one process that has several manifestations or whether several distinct processes are
Requires two things-the orga
What is personality psychology? -Chapter one
Personality reflected in what people say and do and in how they do what they
do-style that puts a unique stamp on their actions
Everyday speech personality focuses on specific personalitie
Erikson-essentially viewed adult personality as a reflection of the same forces that are critical
Object Relations Theories
object is a person-theories focus on one persons relations to others.
The bond in this theory focuses