By December 2016, I will have all As and Bs in all of my classes by
studying harder and paying more attention in school.
In May of 2017, all of my weight lifting maxes will go up at least 15
pounds due to hard work and dedication through the school year.
1. The first topic we discussed in Chapter 3 was psychophysics. Within the the topics of
psychophysics were the theories of Absolute Thresholds, Sensory Adaptation, and
Difference Thresholds. Compare, contrast, and discuss these three theories and provide
1. Please go to the National Sleep Foundation website
athttp:/www.sleepfoundation.org/. Towards the top of the page, you will see an
option for Sleep Problems & Disorders. Please click onto the tab and review these
topics and choose one of interest to sum
Sensation and Perception
Sensation- is the activation of the sense organs by a source of physical energy- where we pick up information
Stimulating the sense organs by a source of physical energy
From the environment to the brain
1. From reading Chapter 5, why is the study of learning, central to the science and
application of psychology? How has the study of learning and behaviorism been
totally different from the discussion of past topics such as consciousness, the brain
Psychology is composed of many topics. Why does a course on psychology begin by examining the structures and
function of the nervous and endocrine systems?
Look on the Web (use Google) to find cases of famous people who have suffered from nervous sy
1. The study of learning applies to psychology because some parts of learning are focused more on
memory. Learning is a relatively permanent change in behavior brought out by experience.
(Feldman,2015,pg 171) Since learning is mainly experiences you must
1. There are six perspectives that the field of psychology identifies. They are
neuroscience, psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral,humanistic, and
sociocultural. The Behavioral Perspective should be observable behavior that
can be measured. (Feldman, 11th