PSY 360 Week 5 Discussion Questions ( 4 Pages )

PSY 360 Week 5 Discussion Questions ( 4 Pages )

1. What does everyone think about interpersonal conflict and these GPS's? Does anyone have a thought about which ones may be better than others and why?

2. Reflect on the process associated with reasoning and discuss the following: Consider the following choice. I will give you a free $5 bill, no strings attached. Optionally, I will allow you to flip a coin: heads you win $10, tails you win nothing. Do you want the $5, or do you want to flip the coin? What does expected value theory tell you that you should do? Does this accurately represent your feeling about the decision?

3. Reflect on the process associated with problem solving and discuss the following: When trying to solve a problem, you might have been instructed to "stop thinking about it and come back to it later." Based on what you have learned this week about impasses, do you think this is good advice? Why or why not?

4. Watch the "Make Up Your Mind" video located in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings. Discuss what you learned from the video. Please place the video reference citation after the explanation. Copy and paste link for video: http:// fod.infobase. com. contentproxy.phoenix .edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=40896

5. Watch the "Sheena Iyengar - The Art of Choosing" video located in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings. Discuss what you learned from the video. Please place the video reference citation after the explanation. Copy and paste link for video: http:// fod.infobase .com. contentproxy.phoenix .edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=48541

6. Watch the "Emotions: Navigational Aid in Decision Making" video located in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings. Discuss what you learned from the video. Please place the video reference citation after the explanation. Copy and paste link for video: http:// fod.infobase. com. contentproxy.phoenix .edu/p_ ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=41057&loid=72542

 

Using the course text book for the next couple of questions: Galotti, K. M. (2014). Cognitive Psychology In and Out of the Laboratory (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

7. In cognitive psychology what are schemas?

8. How might distorted schemas be detrimental?
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