Unit Eleven Discussion Submitted Answers
1.Explain what happened in the Stanley Milgram experiment regarding obedience. What
are the ethical considerations of using human subjects in the Milgram experiments? Was
the data worth the conseq
Unit Six Discussion Submitted Answers
1.Do you have a "flashbulb memory" that is especially vivid? Please share this memory if you do. How
are these memories formed and why are they so long lasting?
I do have a flashbulb memory that is especially v
Unit Five Discussion Submitted Answers
1.How do advertisers use classical conditioning to influence us to buy their products? Give at
least two examples.
Advertisers use classical conditioning by trying to persuade us to buy their products by cat
Unit Twelve Discussion Submitted Answers
1.What are the most important sources of stress in our society? What could be done to combat
these stressors on a societal level? As an individual?
Some of the most important sources of stress in
Unit Ten Discussion Submitted Answers
1.Freud's personality theories have been criticized for lacking testability, being based on
little scientific evidence and being sexist. With this very strong criticism, why has this
approach to personalit
Unit Eight Discussion Submitted Answers
Motivation and Emotion
1.Are anorexia and bulimia caused by society? What are the social pressures to be thin? What are the
major sources for these pressures?
I do not believe anorexia and bulimia are caused by soci
Unit Fourteen Discussion Submitted Answers
1.Based on the therapies described in this chapter, which type of therapist would you consult if
you suffered from a psychological problem such as depression, drug-dependency or a phobia?
Unit Nine Discussion Submitted Answers
1.What outcomes are often associated with the authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive
parenting styles? In other words, how does each parenting style effect the child's later