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Question;Psy2 assignmentText: Psychology Core Concepts: Zimbardo, Johnson and Hamilton 7TH EDITION (978-0-205183463) I cant found the text online maybe you canOr You can access The Discovering Psychology video series on the internet for free!Go towww.learner.orgClick on the blue tab near the top that reads ?view programs?Many film series will be listed. They are in alphabetical order. Scroll down to Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition. Click on it.All 26 episodes from the series are listed in order. Double click on the box that says ?VoD? next to the episode you wish to view. That?s it!Type 1 page for each ? hour video unit where you submit bullets outlining the content of each ? hour lecture (not more than one page in length)AND, SEPARATELY, ANSWER ALL LEARNING OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS FROM THE ATTACHED/ENCLOSED PACKET(state each question before each of your responses. Make sure you cite page references from the text for each of your answers).ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS CAN BE FOUND IN VIDEO AND TEXT INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVER OF TEXT WILL TELL YOU WHAT CHAPTERS CORRELATE WITH WHICH VIDEOS).Objectives 3After viewing the television program and completing the assigned readings, you should be able to:1. Explain the major concepts of evolutionary theory, such as natural selection and variation.2. Identify several methods used to study the brain and give a significant finding associated with each.3. Identify the major structures and specialized functions of the brain.4. Cite examples of how the endocrine system affects mood and emotion.5. List and describe the major divisions and subdivisions of the nervous system and the functions of each.6. Describe the structure of a neuron.7. Explain the mechanism of neural transmission.8. Describe the process of synaptic transmission and list the six important neurotransmitters.9. Describe hemispheric separation and individual differences pertaining to it.10. Explain how amnesic patients can be studied to understand normal memory processes.Objectives 4After viewing the television program and completing the assigned readings, you should be able to:1. Cite examples of the brain?s capacity to adapt to environmental change.2. Explain how early experience can affect brain mechanisms that influence stress tolerance in later life.3. Cite research studies that contribute to an understanding of the role enriched environments play in brain development.4. Describe the concept of critical periods of development and cite the evidence that supports or contradicts it.5. Explain how individual maturation is controlled by social needs and group behavior.6. Describe the sociobioloigcal approach to the explanation of behavior and compare it to the explanation given by proponents of human behavior genetics.7. Explain the value of observation studies of animals in their natural habitats and how these studies complement laboratory research.8. Describe various methods currently in use for studying the brain.9. Describe the interactions between the brain and the endocrine system.10. Indentify the specialized functions associated with each of the four lobes of the brain.


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