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  • Posted What I'll Remember to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    I think something that will stick with me from psych 1001 five years from now will be the incredible language potential infants have. We learned in chapter ten that infants show universal adaptability, or the capability to detect all...
  • Posted Personality: Product of Peers or Parents? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Are our personalities the result of parental influence or peer influence? In 1995, Judith Rich Harris published papers claiming a child's peers are an even greater influence on a developing personality than his or her parents. Her theory, called...
  • Posted What Kind of Learner Are You? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    We've spent the majority of our education being told everyone learns differently (which is true to a certain extent, as no two people think exactly alike) and that everyone has a different learning style. The three most common broad...
  • Posted Your Favorite Snacks May Cause Cancer (But Probably Not) to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/popcorn.asp This article discusses the case of a man who developed lung cancer, supposedly caused by consuming butter-flavored microwave popcorn. While it's true that diacetyl, a chemical used in artificial butter flavoring used on microwave popcorn, is harmful when inhaled...
  • Posted A Miracle Cure "That Really Works" to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    This article discusses the claims that a "reliable" cure for leg cramps is putting a bar of soap between the sheets of one's bed as they sleep. According to many who have tried this remedy, it works. The problems...
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