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  • Posted Persuasion to Fall 2011 Psy1001 Sec21
    According to our textbook the average college student has seen over 360,000 commercials by their freshman year in college. Corporations bombard consumers with advertisements, and our tech savy culture only helps them find their way into what seems to be...
  • Posted Twins to Fall 2011 Psy1001 Sec21
    There have been many studies done to determine the relationship between twins, both identical and fraternal. I will focus on identical. The University of Minnesota has conducted studies over the past two decades, compiling the largest sample of both...
  • Posted The Pinocchio Response to Fall 2011 Psy1001 Sec21
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7Noc0D0KInw/Sc1hmMfnvWI/AAAAAAAAABw/N-Vn6peJOIo/s200/pinochio+lie.gif A "supposedly perfect physiological or behavioral indicator of lying", the Pinocchio response like Pinocchio's nose uses people's bodily reactions to detect lies. These reactions are both physical and biological, and detected by both man and machine. I am...
  • Posted Classical Conditioning to Fall 2011 Psy1001 Sec21
    Classical conditioning, also known as Pavlovian conditioning because it was first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov. Typical procedure involves presentations of a neutral stimulus along with a stimulus of some significance, the "unconditional stimulus." Though at first the neutral stimulus doesn't...
  • Posted Conscious vs. Unconcious to Fall 2011 Psy1001 Sec21
    Sigmund Freud argued that one's behavior was a result of unconscious desires. I do not thing Freud is either right or wrong. Recent science has showed that unconscious actions make up a great deal of who or what we...
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