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PSY/201
FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGY
 
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PSY 201 Week 1 Knowledge Check
Complete the Week 1 Knowledge Check.
 
1.
Sam was comparing different sciences and noticed something unique about psychology when compared to the natural sciences. Which of the following might he have noticed?
· A.
Psychologists implement the scientific method much more frequently than most other fields.
· B.
Psychologists focus on studying human health and its preservation.
· C.
Psychologists often use the subject of investigations to perform the investigation itself.
· D.
Psychologist struggle with limitations of prediction while trying to understand behaviors.
2.
Parker is majoring in behavioral biology which examines the impact of our physiology on what we do. His friend thinks that behavioral biology is just copying psychology. Which correct statement could Parker use to answer his friend's assumption?
· A.
Psychology has roots in biology.
· B.
Only in the last few years has the field of biology started to examine behavior.
· C.
There is no link between behavior and biology.
· D.
The study of biology and psychology have never shared issues of study
3.
The study of psychology is influenced by the study of biology. For example, naturalist Charles Darwin heavily influenced which classic school of thought in psychology?
· A.
Functionalism
· B.
Structuralism
· C.
Psychoanalytic
· D.
Behavioral
4.
Theo thought that the reason that many dogs spin before they sit down is to be sure they aren't sitting on anything harmful. He suggests this increases their chance of survival. Theo's assumption forms the basis of what contemporary perspective of psychology?
· A.
Psychoanalytic
· B.
Evolutionary
· C.
Positive psychology
· D.
Humanism
5.
Brian is in a lab where he is asked to draw an apple and to say his thoughts aloud as he draws. This technique is similar to the process of ______.
· A.
neuroscience
· B.
introspection
· C.
functionalism
· D.
heritability
6.
Frank wonders why it is that humans have developed a taste for sweet things. He suspects that sweet calories are adaptive and help us to survive. Which early school of thought matches Frank's explanation?
· A.
Functionalism
· B.
Structuralism
· C.
Biological psychology
· D.
Physiology
7.
Kathryn’s psychologist recently asked her to participate in an introspection activity. She gave Kathryn a mango and asked her to describe out loud everything she felt during the experience of eating it. Kathryn’s psychologist subscribes to the school of _____.
· A.
functionalism
· B.
societalism
· C.
structuralism
· D.
foundationalism
8.
Blake is learning about different adaptations that have evolved over millions of years such as bipedalism. Which school of psychology would justify our early ancestors' transition from an arboreal to a terrestrial niche by stating that it increased survival and reproductive success?
· A.
Functionalism
· B.
Cognitive psychology
· C.
Humanistic psychology
· D.
Structuralism
9.
Dr. Allen is a psychologist who believes that who you are as a person has to do with the way that your environment shapes your personality. Which of the following perspectives supports his theory?
· A.
Biological
· B.
Cognitive
· C.
Behavioral
· D.
Humanistic
10.
Billy was surprised when he studied Plato that Plato also considered some of the same kinds of issues that they discussed in his psychology course. Billy's discovery highlights the ______ roots of psychology
· A.
functional
· B.
philosophical
· C.
biological
· D.
sociocultural
 
PSY 201 Week 2 Discussion of “Theory”
Respond to the discussion prompt provided.
The term theory in conversational speech differs greatly from theory in the scientific sense. How is theory used in a conversational setting? How is theory used in the psychological sciences? Have you ever observed theory being misused in conversation or in the media? Provide examples. Do you think this difference affects the way people think about scientific research? Explain.
 
PSY 201 Week 2 A Research Plan
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: A Research Plan.
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A Research Plan
Part I – Research Problem
Think about something in psychology that you would be interesting in studying. You can select a topic from what you’ll be studying in this course or another topic that seems intriguing to you.
 
Respond to the following in 50-75 words:




Identify your research problem and describe it. What about this topic interests you?




 




 
Part II – The Scientific Method
Consider the scientific method and complete the following table explaining each step of the scientific method in your own words. Please use complete sentences to write 25-50 words describing each step.
 




Step


Description




Formulate a testable hypothesis


 




Select the research method and design the study


 




Collect the data


 




Analyze the data and draw conclusions


 




 
Answer the following questions in about 75-100 words each:
 




How would you use the scientific method in examining your research problem? Be sure to go over each step of the scientific method in your response.




 




 




Which research methodology would you use to examine your research problem? Why? How is this research methodology different from the other methodologies in psychology?




 




 
References
Revised from Ch. 2 of
 
Carter, K & Seifert, C. M. (2013) Learn psychology. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
 
 
PSY 201 Week 3 Knowledge Check
Complete the Week 3 Knowledge Check.
 
1.
Which of these is the best example of classical conditioning?
· A.
Natalia learns to figure skate.
· B.
Eliana's cat salivates whenever it hears the electric can opener.
· C.
Andrea remembers her first kiss.
· D.
Helen copies her mom's lipstick use.
2.
Which of these is the best example of operant conditioning?
· A.
Watching another monkey eat a peanut.
· B.
Salivating when food is in your mouth.
· C.
Putting change in a vending machine to get a drink.
· D.
Sneezing when your nose is tickled.
3.
Which of these is the best example of observational learning?
· A.
A baby learning to crawl.
· B.
Blinking when a puff of air hits your eye.
· C.
Hearing the same story again.
· D.
Seeing how to unlatch the door and doing it.
4.
Which type of learning occurs when a young monkey grows sleepy when it sees the sun set?
· A.
Classical conditioning
· B.
Operant conditioning
· C.
Observational learning
· D.
Cognitive learning
5.
Which of these is the best example of reinforcement?
· A.
Getting an “F” on a test after studying well.
· B.
Having an outcome of any kind follow an action.
· C.
Being told the same lesson again.
· D.
Getting an “A” on a test after studying well.
6.
Which of the following is the best example of classical conditioning?
· A.
Emmet enjoys riding his new skateboard.
· B.
Jonah trembles whenever he hears thunder.
· C.
Jill tries to kiss like she saw in a movie.
· D.
Laurent goes camping after enjoying his last trip.
7.
Which of the following is the best example of operant conditioning?
· A.
Seeing someone sneeze and copying him or her
· B.
Blushing when embarrassed
· C.
Giving a compliment and receiving a smile
· D.
Recalling a joke
· E.
Learning to predict when food is served
8.
Which of the following is the best example of observational learning?
· A.
When Mary falls, Paul laughs.
· B.
Seeing a pond, Petey throws a rock into it.
· C.
After seeing Mom and Dad argue, Jennifer does the same to get her way.
· D.
After Dad loses his job, Sam cuts back on his spending.
9.
Which of these is not an example of learning?
· A.
Feeling startled when a horn blows.
· B.
Knowing how to ride a bike.
· C.
Copying a tutor's actions.
· D.
Salivating after a description of a meal.
10.
In Watson’s demonstration with Little Albert and the white rat, Albert showed ______.
· A.
classical conditioning
· B.
operational conditioning
· C.
observational learning
· D.
cognitive learning
 
 
PSY 201 Week 4 Motivations in Advertising
Advertisers and marketers use information about our motivations when they create advertising campaigns. Find video clips of commercials for a particular product and identify which motivations are being targeted in the ad.
Write a 350 to 500 word (1 to 1 1/2 pages) paper about motivation in which you do the following:

  • Summarize the commercial.

  • Describe the motivation(s) being targeted in the ad. Also consider which motivations aren't being targeted.

  • Compare the different theories of motivation (instinct, evolutionary, drive, arousal, incentive, and hierarchal) and explain their relevance, if any, in the advertisement.


Note. Be sure to properly cite any resources you use.
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PSY 201 Week 5 Development Matrix – Childhood and Adolescence
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Development Matrix-Childhood and Adolescence.
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Development Matrix – Childhood and Adolescence
Part I – Developmental Stages
For each developmental domain, physical, cognitive, and social, identify two major changes or challenges associated with the following stages: childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
 




Stage of Development


Physical Development


Cognitive Development


Social Development




Childhood


 


 


 




Adolescence


 


 


 




 
Part II – Nature Versus Nurture
Using your own words, write at least 100 words describing the concept of “nature versus nurture”:
 




 




 




 




 




 




 
 
PSY 201 Week 6 Development Matrix-Adulthood
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Development Matrix-Adulthood.
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Development Matrix-Adulthood
Part I – Developmental Stages
For each developmental domain, physical, cognitive, and social, identify two major changes or challenges associated with Adult development.
 




Stage of Development


Physical Development


Cognitive Development


Social Development




Adulthood


 


 


 




 
Part II – Developmental Gaps
Respond to the following in at least 150 words:
 
Demonstrate the interdependence of all the areas of development (physical, cognitive, and social) by imagining a persons’ behavior with one area missing. Create a scenario with an area of development lacking and describe the possible results. You may focus on a specific age or imagine how a later age would be affected by the lack of an area during an earlier age (e.g., how a lack of cognitive development during infancy would affect the behavior of an adult).
Revised from Learn Psychology, p. 494
 




 




 




 




 




 




 




 




 
 
PSY 201 Week 7 Personality Paper
Write at least 350 words in which you consider personality. In your paper, include the following:

  • Describe the different perspectives (psychoanalytic, humanistic, trait, social cognitive, and biological) on personality

  • Explain how changeable or unchangeable you think personality is.


Note. Be sure to include an appropriate introduction and conclusion and properly cite any resources you use.
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 (Revised from Learn Psychology, Ch. 13)
 
 
PSY 201 Week 8 Depression Brochure
Imagine you work for a small clinic that offers counseling. Recently, a large number of people have come in wanting to seek treatment for their depression. In order to address this need, you've been asked to create a brochure that explains depression and its treatment.
Create a 6-8 page/pane brochure which does the following:

  • Defines "psychological disorders" and "abnormal behavior"

  • Describes the classification that depression belongs under

  • Differentiates this classification from other classifications of psychological disorders

  • Describes depression and its symptoms

  • Explains treatment options, including the pros and cons for each type of therapy.


Note. You can use the Brochure Builder to create your brochure and save it as a PDF to submit or you can create your own brochure using Microsoft Word or another software. Also, be sure to properly cite any resources you use.
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PSY 201 Week 9 Socialization Paper
Write a 350 to 500 (1 to 1 1/2 pages) word paper in which you consider social behaviors. In your paper, include the following:

  • Describe the various factors that contribute to attitude (affects, behaviors, and cognitions).

  • Explain the role of prejudice, aggression, and attraction in social interaction.

  • Explain the influence that groups play on a person's behavior.

  • Describe the difference between conformity (shifting your thoughts to align with someone else's) and obedience (changing because someone tells you to).

  • Describe the role of social psychology in the workplace environment. For example, how can understanding social psychology help you at your place of work?


Note. Be sure to properly cite any resources you use.
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PSY 201 Week 9 Knowledge Check
Complete the Week 9 Knowledge Check.
 
1.
A tendency to judge people, objects, or issues in a certain way.
· A.
Attribution
· B.
Conflict
· C.
Attitude
· D.
Objectivity
2.
Jerry hates wearing ties because he thinks they are uncomfortable. At his new job, however, he is expected to wear a tie every day, so he does. His tie wearing behavior is the result of ______.
· A.
social influence
· B.
informational social influence
· C.
normative social influence
· D.
conformity influence
3.
Carlie witnesses a man trip and get injured on the sidewalk. She sees there are a dozen other people around and decides to keep moving. What influenced her decision?
· A.
The diffusion of responsibility
· B.
Deindividuation
· C.
Social-responsibility norm
· D.
Altruism
4.
Prince is doing a group presentation with eight people in her class. Since so many people are on the team, he does not feel much pressure to work his best. What may have influenced his work ethic?
· A.
Deindividuation
· B.
Social facilitation
· C.
Group polarization
· D.
Social loafing
5.
Clark has a huge New Year's brunch every year. He only sends invitations to those who have invited him to a party in the last year. Clark's invitations are influenced by ______.
· A.
altruism
· B.
reciprocity norm
· C.
social responsibility norm
· D.
informational social influence
 
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