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  • Commented on Trying to study? Don't let em' get their foot in the door
    Way to use a practical storyline that the majority of students can relate to, it's easier to get the point across....
  • Posted I wanna be like YOU! to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    Remember in high school, when everyone wanted to be well liked and a part of the "in crowd?" But then as you grow older and mature, this want seems to diminish. Well, actually it sort of sticks around and continues...
  • Commented on A Game of Emotions
    I liked how you linked something that is so broad like emotion to a subject quite narrow like suicide. Emotion is so complex and constantly evolving that it is difficult to find an answer to why/if fighting contributes to depression...
  • Favorited A Game of Emotions on Section 24 PSY 1001pub
  • Commented on How to Spot a Liar!
    I like how you talk about how we know that lying is wrong yet everyone continues to do it. Also that you connected this with Darwin's research....
  • Commented on Zombie Ants!
    I love this! It is so interesting how natural organisms affect others so dramatically. Its cool to read about geeky science things that isn't very common....
  • Favorited How to Spot a Liar! on Section 24 PSY 1001pub
  • Posted Are you my mother? to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    Have you ever seen a duck, geese or another bird follow another animal like it was their mother? Well biologically, no but psychologically, yes! This is because of imprinting, more specifically filial imprinting- when a young animal recognizes the characteristics...
  • Favorited Zombie Ants! on Section 24 PSY 1001pub
  • Posted Tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    Make up for October 20, 2011 In the court of law, attorneys often rely on witnesses to help strengthen their arguement/ point of interest. But can a witnesses' statement be used if it isn't 100% correct? The answer is, we...
  • Posted [BOOM] Whatcha Say? to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    Has this ever happened to you? When your friend says something to you, but you were distracted so you didn't quite "hear" them, but then you understood it 2 seconds later. This is a perfect example of echoic memory. I...
  • Posted Fear of...and who's resposible to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    The section of the brain that controls human emotions is the amygdala. The amygdala controls every emotion, imaginable. Some people experience very dominant and prominent emotions given off by the amygdala. These irrational fears are called phobias, and they occur...
  • Commented on Fear of...and what causes them
    CONTINUED: In other words you stop believing that the same thing is frightening. Like after you watch a scary movie a couple of times, you know what is coming/what to expect. Heights are always going to be tall and far...
  • Posted Fear of...and what causes them to Section 24 PSY 1001pub
    The section of the brain that controls human emotions is the amygdala. The amygdala controls every emotion, from rage to calm and upset to excitement. Some people experience very dominant and prominent emotions given off by the amygdala. These irrational...
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