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Mondays brain teaser: create a bathtub of your dreams, in which you can actually put anything
Monday, September 10, 2012
Explore a specific
Learning: is the change in behaviour of an organism due to life experiences.
How do we learn?
Learning is accomplished by association.
Example: the Neuron (the basic nerve cell) connects to other neurons
Classical conditioning is Iva
sensory memory: divided into 1second, and all sensory info, less than one second
short term: rehersal, less than one day, contextualize
Long term: declarative (explicit) and non-declarative
Declarative: semantic (helps us make meaning) example: a wrench
Level II. Conventional Morality
Stage 3. Good Interpersonal Relationships. At this stage children-who are by now usually
entering their teens-see morality as more than simple deals. They believe that people should live
up to the expectations of the family
Measures of central tendency:
15, 16, 17, 17, 17, 17, 18, 19, 19, 20
Mean= sum of values/ number of values
Median: the central value of ordered data; if even number of data points, take average of centers
Mode: the most frequent value
Study about the bystander effect.
Goal of the day: to discuss social influence with respect to conformity and by stander effect.
The bystander effect:
The important case is the Kitty Genoveses case.
This effect shows that we are sl
After weve determined objects against their background we determine the 3 dimensionality of
those objects and determine which objects are closer.
The image that fall on our retinas are 2 dimension our brains interpret 3-dimension using c
Level III. Postconventional Morality
Stage 5. Social Contract and Individual Rights. At stage 4, people want to keep society
functioning. However, a smoothly functioning society is not necessarily a good one. A
totalitarian society might be well-organized
It looks at our brain as they develop from infancy to death. It looks at the process from the
moment of conception to the final stage.
There two main schools of thoughts:
Nature versus Nurture
Homework: look for a natural behavio
Laurence Kohlbergs Moral development.
Level 1. Preconventional Morality
Stage 1. Obedience and Punishment Orientation. Kohlberg's stage 1 is similar to Piaget's first
stage of moral thought. The child assumes that powerful authorities hand
Functionalism is explained as a means of achieving some goals. It considers our emotions and or
feeling on achieving goals.
Behaviorism: john skinner the father of behaviorism which rejects what happens in your m
What is Neuroscience?
Study of the biological basis of psychology
Everything psychological has a biological manifestation
Google of phrenology
Brain is mind organ