PSY 356 Week 1 Assignment: Brain, Nervous System, and Sensory Systems Presentation

History and Current Issues in Cognitive Psychology


For this
assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation (9-12 slides) that
outlines the basic functions of the brain, nervous system, and sensory systems.
Be sure to address the following issues in your presentation:


  1. Brain: Be sure to include the
    major lobes of the brain as well as the areas in the sub-cortex. A brief
    description of the function of each component should be included.


  1. Nervous System: Include the
    major components of the nervous system (Central/Peripheral,
    Autonomic/Somatic, Sympathetic/Parasympathetic). Also include the basic
    functions of each section, along with the basic functions of neurons.


  1. Sensory Systems: Include the
    major features involved in vision and hearing, along with how each
    functions so that we can see and hear.


While APA
format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing
is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA
documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in
the Student Success Center.


You are
not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed
by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for
directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.


assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade
the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning
the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations
for successful completion of the assignment.

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