Genain Quads Research
The Genain quadruplets are four girls that share the same exact genes. Thus, they share
the same genetic predisposition to schizophrenia. These sisters were reportedly abused by their
father, Mr. Genain. It was also discovered that t
Critical Thinking Question (Brain)
"If in the future we decide to use increasing technological capacities to mediate or eliminate
some brain dysfunction, to what extent will we be modifying the brain's inherent capacity to
compensate on its own for defici
Was Hunger the Motivation for Aztec Cannibalism?
Question: What historical and/or current examples (2) demonstrate a religious zeal or
commitment among western culture that is similar to that of the Aztecs?
In the Aztec civilization, cannibalism was not o
Sensation and Perception Questions
1) Compare Sensation & Perception- how do they relate to bottom-up and top-down
Sensation is the process that allows our brains to take in different forms of information through
various means. For instance, e
1. Society values intelligence because it is often seen as a predictor of future success.
Colleges use tests such as SATs as admission factors because through them, they are able
to estimate the value one may be able to contribute to their sc
Metaphor for Perceptual System
The perceptual system is a calculator.
The calculator has many buttons that you can press and the press of each button results in a
unique translation. In the same way, there are many stimuli and senses that the perceptual s
Is it ethical to use principles of classical conditioning to produce harm in children?
Classical conditioning is the process of learning to associate two stimuli together. It is definitely
wrong to use classical condition to produce harm in children. Firs
Exercise #1 Watch the segment from Apollo 13. Describe what method was used to solve the
carbon dioxide problem.
In Apollo 13, the astronauts were experiencing many issues one of which was the
increasing level of CO2 in their space ship. The astronauts we
The Case of Tom W.
Toms outcome could have very well been predicted based on certain psychological
aspects. For instance Tom could have been socially and emotionally underdeveloped, causing
him to have difficulty when conversing and interacting with other
Aphasia is a communication disorder that results from damage to the parts of the brain, usually the left
side of the brain, that contain language. Dr. Ps case can be said to have a kind of visual aphasia where all
sense of concreteness and reality are des