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PSY 203 Week 1 Week One Assignment
Worksheet

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Week 1 Assignment Worksheet.

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Week 1
Assignment Worksheet

Matching

Match the following descriptions to the correct perspective:









1.    
______ perspective focuses on
how learning experiences affect behavior, and focuses on behavior that is
observable.

2.     _____ perspective focuses on the effect of unresolved conflicts from
childhood, and how those conflicts unconsciously shape behavior.

3.     _____ perspective focuses on free will, conscious choices, and
self-awareness, and views humans as distinct individuals with unique
characteristics.

4.     _____ perspective examines the mental processes used to obtain
knowledge, and focuses on how information is processed, stored, retrieved, and
manipulated.

5.     _____ perspective focuses on how factors like age, ethnicity,
gender, sexual orientation, and income level influence behavior, attitudes, and
mental processes.

 

 

 

A.    Sociocultural

B.    Behavioral

C.    Cognitive

D.    Humanistic

E.    Psychodynamic









Table

Provide a description of the function of the
structures or hormones listed.

 




Structure


Hormone(s) released (if applicable)


Description or function




Frontal lobe


 


 




Somatosensory cortex


 


 




Pancreas


 


 




Thyroid


 


 




Adrenal glands


 


 




Short Answer

Read the following examples and
indicate whether they are describing sensation or perception. If the example
describes sensation, list which sense is involved. If the example describes
perception, list the concept or principle of perception that is involved.

 

1.    
I
think I see Bob approaching me from a distance, but as the man gets closer to
me, I realize it isn’t Bob. __________________

2.    
While
studying for a test at the library, I hear other people talking and laughing;
however, I am able to block out the noise and concentrate on reading my
textbook. ____________________

3.    
My
math teacher draws a triangle on the board, and even thought she uses dotted
lines, I am still able to see the shape of the triangle. _________________

4.    
I
am walking down the street and I see two people walking together, but to my
surprise, they walk off in different directions without acknowledging that the
other person is leaving. __________________

5.    
When
I look at a white piece of paper, I can still recognize it as white whether I
am outside in bright sunlight, or sitting in a dark room. ____________________

6.    
I
notice that the light is on in the living room. _____________________

7.    
Music
is playing in the elevator. ________________

8.    
I
notice that my mom is baking bread as I walk into the house to greet her.
_________________

9.    
When
I wash my hands at school, I notice that the water feels hot.
_____________________

10.  
When
I had an infected tooth extracted, I experienced pressure as the tooth
separated from the gums. ___________________

11.  
I
am able to type this sentence without looking at the keyboard on my computer.
_____________

12.   I
experience motion sickness whenever I ride in a boat. __________________



Essay



Read the following scenarios.

 

Write a 100- to 150-word
response to the following questions associated with each scenario.

 

1.     A psychologist is interested in learning more about how children
interact with each other during the school day. The psychologist is
particularly interested in discovering the ways in which children behave when
they do not think they
are being watched. What research method would be best
used to conduct this type of research, and why? What ethical concerns might be
an issue in this type of research?

 

 

2.     As a researcher, I am interested in learning whether or not there
is a connection between sleep and test scores. I want to know if an increase in
sleep improves test scores, for example. What type of research method would I
use, and why? What ethical concerns might present an issue when conducting this
type of research?

 

 

3.     If I want to research whether or not a new medication has an effect on
depression, and I want to compare the medication against a placebo, what
research method might I use, and why? What ethical concerns might be an issue
in this type of research?

 

 

PSY 203 Week 2 Week Two Assignment
Worksheet

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Week 2 Assignment Worksheet.

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Week 2
Assignment Worksheet



The
Process of Memory



In the
following spaces provided, list the term that corresponds with the definition
in each numbered box.

Computing IQ Essay

Consider
the following scenario.

 

Kara is 10 years
old. She has been given an intelligence test. Her mental age is 13. According
to Sternberg, what is her IQ? Conduct research and interpret her score.

 

Choose two theories of intelligence.

 

Write a 150- to 200-word discussion on the components of each theory, and
how they differ in relation to Spearman’s g.

 

 

PSY 203 Week 2 Classical and Operant
Conditioning Presentation

Develop an 8-10 slide Microsoft Power Point
presentation, including preesenter's notes.


  • Describe the
    process of learning through classical conditioning.

  • Create an
    example of classical conditioning to produce a natural response (fear,
    happiness, sadness, and so on).

  • Identify the
    US, UR, CS, and CR.




  • Describe how
    positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, and punishment can
    influence behavior.

  • Create an
    example of an operant conditioning situation.

  • Identify
    which operant conditioning method you would use to either increase or
    decrease the specified behavior.



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PSY 203 Week 3 Week Three Quiz

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Week 3 Quiz.

 

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Week 3
Quiz(IIA2)

 

Multiple
Choice

 

1.    
Maslow believed that all human beings strive
to become

a.    
great people

b.    
self-actualized

c.    
goal oriented

d.    
achievement oriented

 

 

2.    
______________________ is the ability to
manage emotions effectively in a variety of situations.

a.    
Emotional intelligence

b.    
Emotional resilience

c.    
Emotional stability

d.    
Mental toughness

 

3.    
___________________ believed that the process
in which we handle specific psychosocial crises shapes our personality
development throughout the lifespan.

a.    
Sigmund Freud

b.    
Erik Erickson

c.    
Jean Piaget

d.    
Albert Bandura

 

4.    
Children tend to view the world based on
their personal perspectives. The term for this is

a.    
centration

b.    
egocentrism

c.    
ego identity

d.    
narcissism

 

 

5.    
______________ theorized that children learn
through the process of interacting with different types of people in their
culture and daily lives.

a.    
Jean Piaget

b.    
Albert Bandera

c.    
Erik Erikson

d.    
Lev Vygotsky

 

 

6.    
According to Erikson’s psychosocial
development theory, what is the life crisis stage when people develop close
relations with others?

a.    
Identity versus role diffusion

b.    
Intimacy versus isolation

c.    
Generativity versus stagnation

d.    
Integrity versus despair

 

Fill
in the Blank

1.    
_______________ A state of deprivation or
deficiency

 

2.    
_______________ Rewards or other stimuli that
motivate us to do something

 

 

3.    
_______________ The motive or desire to
become successful

 

4.    
_______________ The belief that emotions
occur after people become aware of the physiological responses to the
triggering stimuli

 

 

5.    
________________ The process of adjustment
that enables people to function more effectively in meeting the demands they
face in the environment

 

6.    
________________ The attainment of a
psychological sense of knowing oneself and one’s direction in life

 

7.    
________________ A stressful period of
self-evaluation on issues relating to personal values and one’s direction in
life

8.    
________________ Theorist focused on the
social relationships that humans have throughout their life

9.    
________________ Theorist who developed his
theories on human development by observing his own children interact with the
world

 

10.  
________________ Theorist who developed a
stage theory on how moral decision making changes throughout the lifespan.

 

 

Describe Piaget’s stages of cognitive development.

 

Describe Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

 

 

 

PSY 203 Week 3 Developmental Stages
Presentation

Select a
single developmental life stage (infancy, toddlerhood, preschool,
childhood, adolescence, young adult, middle years adult, older age adult).

 

Develop a
10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with
speaker notes
describing the physical, psychosocial, cognitive,
and moral stages of development experienced within your chosen life stage.

Note.
Some areas may not be applicable, based on the life stage.



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PSY 203 Week 4 Week Four Assignment
Worksheet

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Week 4 Assignment Worksheet.

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Week 4
Assignment Worksheet

 

Psychodynamic Theories

 

Complete the following table.

 




Theorists


Main tenets of theory


Unique contributions


Limitations




Freud


 
 
 
 
 


 


 




Jung


 
 
 
 
 


 


 




Adler


 
 
 
 
 


 


 




Horney


 
 
 
 
 


 


 




 

Defense Mechanisms

Match the example with the appropriate defense mechanism.

 









1.    
_____A woman is involved in a
car accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down, but she cannot
remember any details of the accident.

2.    
_____Taking a test makes me
nervous, so I bite my nails.

3.    
_____My boss yelled at me at
work today and it made me very upset. I went home and ended up yelling at my
spouse that night.

4.    
_____Even though I drink
alcohol every day, I am not an alcoholic.

5.    
_____I hate Alex, but I am
overly nice and friendly when interacting with him at work.

6.    
_____I broke up with my
boyfriend, but I am fine with it because he was a loser anyway.

7.    
_____I am convinced that my
husband is cheating on me, even though I am the one who frequently thinks about
cheating on him.

8.    
_____I am very frustrated at
work and just want to scream, but instead I go to the gym and work out my
frustration on the treadmill.

 

 

 

 


  1. Displacement

  2. Rationalization

  3. Repression

  4. Sublimation

  5. Projection

  6. Denial

  7. Regression

  8. Reaction Formation









Psychosexual Stages of
Development

Fill in the appropriate psychosexual stage
for the following descriptions.

 

1.    
The ______ stage focuses on
mature sexual relationships.

2.    
A 3rd grader still sucks their
thumb. They may have a(n) _______ fixation.

3.    
An adult who exhibits a lack of
self-discipline and messiness may have struggled with toilet training. This
person may have experienced difficulty in the ________ stage.

4.    
A child tends to prefer the
parent of the opposite sex and views the same-sex parent as a threat. This
conflict occurs in the _______ stage

5.    
Children tend to focus on peer
relationships with same-sex friends and other nonsexual activities. This
behavior occurs in the _______ stage.

Stress and Coping

 

Consider the following scenario:

 

You
have unexpectedly lost your job due to layoffs at your company. You are the
sole provider of income for your family. You are worried about how you will pay
your bills and support your family during this time.

 

Write 150 to 200 words
describing how stress can affect you physically and mentally, and which coping
strategies you may use to work through this situation.

 

 

 

PSY 203 Week 4 Personality Perspectives
Paper

Write a 1,250- to 1,500-word paper comparing the main
themes of the social-cognitive perspective with the humanistic perspective.


  • Describe the
    main concepts involved in each perspective.

  • Explain how
    the perspectives differ from one another.

  • Identify
    possible limitations of each perspective.



Include a minimum of
three peer-reviewed, published resources.

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSY 203 Week 5 Psychological Disorders
and Treatment Paper

Select two to three psychological disorders from
different classifications.

Write a
1,500- to 1,750-word paper describing the following:


  • The main
    features of each disorder

  • How the
    features present in behavior

  • Possible
    treatment options

  • What each
    treatment option may entail



Include a minimum of
three peer-reviewed, published sources.

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSY 203 Week 5 Social Influences
Presentation

Select a recent or historical event involving social
influences.

Obtain instructor
approval.

Develop a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including
Presenter's notes, 
 that includes the following:


  • Describe the
    social influence event.

  • Outline the
    group influences that contributed.

  • Describe the
    social perceptions that may have been involved.

  • Explain how
    performance or decision making was influenced.

  • Explain how
    this could have been prevented.



Include a
minimum of 2 peer-reviewed sources. A reference slide is not required.

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