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  • Posted A Critique of the IAT to Psy 1001 Section 04-05 Spring 2012
    After taking several IAT's, I found myself consistently receiving scores that indicated a small automatic association consistent with the more common cultural prejudices (associating women with liberal arts and men with science for example). While this may reflect something about...
  • Posted Linguistic Relativity to Psy 1001 Section 04-05 Spring 2012
    Initially proposed independently by Benjamin Lee Whorf and Edward Sapir, the idea that language influences thought may initially seem counterintuitive. Clearly language and thought are related, we formulate and communicate thoughts using language, but it may seem that language merely...
  • Posted Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders to Psy 1001 Section 04-05 Spring 2012
    Chapter 15 begins with an overview of abnormal psychology, addressing the history of views of mental illness and discusses the complicated issue of defining mental illness. In so doing, it introduces the concept of a "family resemblance view" rather than...
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