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20 IVAN PAVLOV
Ivan Pavlov was not a psychologist. He was a physiologist, and one of the most
prestigious scientists in the world even before his discovery of
Biology & Behavior: The Brain
These are general notes designed to assist students who are regularly attending class and
reading assigned material: they are supplemental rather than exhaustive and reflect general
I. THE NERVOUS
Background: Learning vs. Memory
First of all, you may find it interesting that learning and memory make up two different
chapters in the text, though the two terms seem very much related. In fact, learning and
memory/cognition are a
Practice Exam: Sensation and Perception
*All Figures referred to are in Chapter 4 of the textbook.
Questions 1-2: recall the stimulus I kept using to illustrate various aspects
of sensation and perception: the black and white pattern that was actually a
The Human Brain - Structure and Function
Lessons from History
Paul Broca (1824 1880) demonstrates that highly localized brain
(damage) correlated with specific cognitive dysfunctions for the
Injuries to a small area in the frontal lobe of
Principles of Biopsychology:
Studying Brain-Behavior Relationships
Identify the relevant variables of each experiment, and the principle(s) of
biopsychology that is/ are being illustrated:
Localization of function
Multiplicity of function
What is psychology? The scientific study of mental processes and behavior
Sense or common sense
scientific method- orderly procedures researchers follow as they identify a
research problem designed to study to investigate, analyze data, draw co
Issue: Is BDSM a Healthy Form of Sexual Expression?
The media often portrays BDSM behaviors as violent or coercive, and those who engage in such
behaviors (practitioners) are considered to be unusual and even unhealthy. Ask you to discuss
their level of u
Issue: Should Prostitution Be Legal?
From Pretty Woman, to Eliot Spitzer, to the Pussycat Ranch (a Nevada Brothel), to human
tracking in Thailandand even right here in America, the oldest profession in the world
sparks on-going debate in modern times. Whe
Issue: Is Oral Sex Really Sex?
Whats in a name? That is the question at hand when discussing what, exactly, is
the denition of sex. Is oral sex included in the denition? According to sexuality educator
Rhonda Chittenden, oral sex is sex. Adolescents, she
Issue: Should Parents Be Allowed to Select the Sex of Their Baby?
You may be quite unfamiliar with the procedure known as pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.
Let them know that it is generally used in cases of in vitro fertilization (IVF) for diagnosing l
Issue: Has Sex Become Too Casual?
Has sex become too casual over the years? Do you believe it has, as author and public
speaker Rebecca Hagelin believes? Do you agree with Hagelin that this has been caused by
sexuality education? What might other addition
Issue: Are Puberty-Blocking Drugs the Best Treatment Option
for Transgender Children?
Giordano posits that puberty-blocking drugs is the most effective treatment for transgender
children. The crux of her argument is that giving children additional time to
Issue: Should Sexual Problems Be Treated Pharmaceutically?
When discussing these articles, be sure that you realize that both Newman and Hoffer agree
that sexual and relationship satisfactions are influenced by a combination of biological,
Issue: Is Pornography Harmful?
In her piece Paul names multiple scenarios in which porn can be hurtful to those who watch
it, and is particularly concerned with the generations of men who are now growing up
havingwatched or had access to internet porn the
Issue: Is Sexual Orientation Biologically Based?
Rahman writes in support of a biological cause for sexual
orientation. He begins by defining
sexual orientation as a dispositional sexual attraction towards persons of the opposite sex or
same sex and then
WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Food Service Administration Department
Dietetic Technician Program/Foods and Nutrition
COURSE NUMBER and TITLE
Nutrition Care 2
Topics related to assessment, care planning and ADIME, weight managem
Describe the general purpose in measuring variability.
Variability is a measure of distancehow spread out the scores are in a distribution.
Describes the distribution.
Measures how well an individual score represents the distribution.
Recognize the differ
What kind of variable requires the use of real limits?
Selected Answer: Discrete
After measuring two individuals, a researcher can say that Toms score is 4 points higher than
Bills. The measurements must
Research Project Part 1: Proposing Your Research Study
The first part of the research project involves describing the study that you plan on conducting. Type the requested
information in the boxes below; you can press Enter on the computer keyboard to exp
a. SS is the sum of squared deviation scores.
b. Variance is the mean squared deviation.
c. Standard deviation is the square root of the
variance. It provides a measure of the standard
distance from the mean.
b. The mean is m =18/6= 3 and the standard
1 out of 1 points
If the scores in a population range from a low of X = 5 to a high of X = 14, then the
population standard deviation must be less than 10 points.
Selected Answer: True
1 out of 1 points
PSYCH 201 Behavioral Statistics
Spring Semester 2016 (D001 13363)
All items close at 11:59 PM on the date indicated. All quizzes and sectional exams are taken, and assignments submitted, online
in the Blackboard course website. Any changes
For a research study comparing attitude scores for males and females, participant gender is an
example of what kind of variable?
An independent variable
A quasi-independent variable
that gender (boy/girl) is not a true independent variabl
Navigate an Excel worksheet by selecting cells, changing row and column widths, selecting cells/rows/columns, and selecting c
Enter data and text in cells.
Select the type of format of content entered into cells.
Format cells in Excel
Which set of scores has the smallest standard deviation?
Selected Answer: 5, 11, 42, 22
145, 143, 145, 147 the standard deviation provides a measure of the standard, or average, distance from the mean, and
describes whether the scores are clustered closel