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devry PSYC-110 Psychology all 4 week discussions




Question;Week 1;discussion;Psychological Research (graded);The text gives seven major perspectives in modern;psychology (Study Organizer 1.1). These perspectives are based on observations;of how people think, feel, and act. Select a perspective that you think best;explains human behavior and evaluate it for strengths and weaknesses.;Biological Foundations (graded);An on-going debate continues on the influence of;nature and nurture on human behavior. If you had to argue that either genetics;(nature) or environment (nurture) has the greater impact on human development;which would you pick, and why?;Week 2 discussion;Stress (graded);We are exploring the nature of;stress, its effect on human functioning, and techniques to minimize stress.;What is the biggest source of stress you have in your life? What is the most;effective technique you have used to handle it?;Sensation and Perception (graded);Sensation and perception are two different;processes. Does sensory stimulus shape our perceptions? Do our perceptions;misinterpret our sensations? How does that happen?;Week 3 discussion;Learning (graded);After you have read about the;theories of learning, reflect on how you learned as a child? What methods did;your parents use to teach you how to act? Was it through classical;conditioning? What about operant conditioning and social learning theory? Which;theory had the biggest impact? Why? Give an example and state how it has;impacted the person you are today.;Memory (graded);We all seem to want a good memory. (What are my;co-workers names? Where did I leave my computer? What day was I supposed to;submit that proposal to my boss?) might be typical memory issues. After reading;about memory, what is your most valuable tip for the class on improving your;ability to remember things?;Week 4 discussions;Physical and Cognitive Development;(graded);Human development is a process in;which there are various milestones from conception to death all of which;require mastery. In terms of an individual's healthy physical functioning, is;the period of prenatal developmental more critical than any other stage of;development? If you answered yes, what makes it most critical? If you pick;another stage, for example, adolescence, what makes that most critical?;Social Development(graded);On pages 264?265 in the textbook, you can find Erik;Erikson?s eight stages of psychosocial development. Each of these stages comes;with a corresponding psychosocial challenge. In stage 1, for example, the;challenge is that of trust versus mistrust. While all of these challenges must;be met and overcome, which one of the challenges do you think is the most;difficult for an individual to successfully resolve? Please explain the reasons;for your choice and supply supporting data for your opinion.


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