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  • Posted Grandmother's Cookies to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Whenever you smell freshly baked cookies, does the smell rekindle a specific memory? This scenario is an example of classical conditioning that is covered in the area of psychology. Ivan Pavlov, a Russian scientist, originally researched digestion in dogs....
  • Posted Intelligence Fades, Personality Noticed to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Have you ever wondered if intelligence or personality is more influential in job performance? Based on the article, http://www.divinecaroline.com/22276/107604-which-traits-predict-job-performance, Joyce Hogan, psychologist from the University of Tulsa, believes that personality plays a major role in creativity, leadership, integrity, attendance,...
  • Posted Is There Enough Evidence? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    The issue of whether or not violent media causes aggression has been a controversial subject among psychologists. From both sides of the issue, it is difficult to find compelling evidence to support psychologists' claims. In Aimee Tompkins' article, http://allpsych.com/journal/violentmedia.html,...
  • Posted Could Fifty First Dates Really Happen? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    In the film "Fifty First Dates", actress Drew Barrymore plays the role of Lucy Whitmore. Lucy went pineapple picking for her father's birthday and got into car accident that greatly affected her life. She was diagnosed with a fictional...
  • Posted When Did You Recognize Yourself? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Marcus de Sautor, a mathematician from Oxford University, explores self-awareness among individuals. He questions when humans become self-aware and is also curious as to how this idea can be proven. In BBC Horizon's video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Biv_8xjj8E&feature=player_embedded, experiments are shown to...
  • Posted Does A Single Ball Marker Affect Performance? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    Various correlational designs were focused on in Scott Lilienfeld's text. The concept that caught my attention was illusory correlation. An illusory correlation is two variables that are assumed to be related but actually do not. This idea is common...
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