Objective: Explore and apply basic concepts of psychology.
For behavior geneticists like Dr. Lindon Eaves, who do the nitty-gritty work in the
nature-nurture debate, twins are the perfect people on whom to test hypotheses about what is molded
by life's pressures and what is inborn. But such scientists wage the ba
Serves as a relay station for almost all information that comes and goes to the cortex. It plays a role in pain sensation,
attention, alertness and memory.
It plays a role in controlling behaviors such as hunger, thirst, s
Left Brain or Right Brain?
Functions of the Left and Right Cerebral Cortexes
Read the description below that separate left hemisphere functions from those of the right hemisphere. Before taking the quiz
on the reverse side of the sheet, guess which hemisp
Move to Boost Mood
Physical activity works as well against moderate depression as any other treatment. In fact, it may make a bigger
difference than medication.
By Hara Estroff Marano, published on November 01, 2001
What would you say about a remedy for d
by Saul McLeod published 2007
Biology is defined as the study of life (from the Greek bios meaning life and logos meaning study). A
biological perspective is relevant to the study of psychology in three ways:
1. Comparative method: d
Research Study #2: Please answer the following:
Before you readFrom your perspective, in what ways do you view the world different than the adults in your
After you readIdentify 1) Fancy brain words 2) Relatable points 3) Unrelatable/frustrating
Research Study #1: Please answer the following:
Before you readDo you think that middle and high school students should have to read classics like George
Orwells 1984 and Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities? Why or why not?
After you readDoes the stu
Parkinsons disease: Parkinson's disease is one of a larger group of neurological conditions called motor
system disorders. Historians have found evidence of the disease as far back as 5000 B.C. It