Chapter 1: What is psych?
Psychology is the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes and
how they are affected by an organisms external and internal environment
o Methods and reliance on empirical evidence distinguishes it from
Written Assignment: Week Ten
1.Greta's older brother has suffered from chronic depression for several years.
Unfortunately, Greta has been incorrectly informed by her parents that there is a 40
percent chance she will also suffer from depression. Explain
Written Assignment: Week Eight
1. This is a 2-part question.
(a) How would you classically condition an adventuresome 2-year-old to be more
fearful of running across a busy street near her house?
As the child is getting ready to cross the street by hersel
Written Assignment: Week 6
1. Discuss how gender differences in both aggression and social connectedness are
influenced by nature and nurture. Describe and justify the approaches that you
would recommend to
reduce undesirable gender differences in each of
Week 4: Written Assignment
1. Franco studied all evening for a chemistry test scheduled the following morning. That
night he dreamed that he accurately copied a female classmate's correct answers to the test
questions as they unexpectedly flashed before h
Week 2: Written Assignment
1. Jack is a second-grade student. He seems to have no interest in learning,
often daydreaming in class and frequently disrupting the class by throwing
objects at other students. Describe how a biopsychosocial approach might