Jim Jones, Jonestown, and Alternative Viewpoints

April 25, 2017

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When discussing the People’s Temple and the Jonestown tragedy, it’s very easy to focus too much on Jim Jones. We shouldn’t. The focus should be on those who lost their lives and the families that they left behind, and their very real, human motivations for joining the Temple. Obviously, to fully understand the situation, it’s […]

Do What You’re Told!

April 24, 2017

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For those who were not in class today and missed Milgram’s experiment, attached is the video we watched in class, the worksheet, and the 40 Studies assignment. And if you think that the experiment was just a product of its time, watch this.

Zimbardo on Evil

April 21, 2017

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If you were not in class today, please make sure that you see me regarding Quiet Rage, the film that we viewed. For your last Zimbardo reflection on the Stanford Prison Experiment, I would like a list of nine questions that you had while viewing as well as a brief list of possible confounding variables. […]

Unit 10 Word Wall

April 17, 2017

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All righty guys, you know the drill. One person per word, two points on the unit 10 test. This unit is on Cognition, Language, and Intelligence Sign up here!

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Chomsky Vs. Skinner Test Essay

April 14, 2017

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All right, guys – here’s the essay portion of your test. This assignment is due on April 20th at 8:30 AM, and will be worth 35 points out of 100 on your test. Please use the class ID 14248136 . The password is wheeler. You may begin submitting them on TurnItIn.com Wednesday morning. Please choose the […]

Further Reading on Genie

April 14, 2017

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If you’re interested in a more recent (2008) look at Genie, ABC news has an excellent – if long – article looking at her progression and regression in language skills and acquisition. If you were absent today, here is the episode of Nova that we viewed in class today. This will be vital for completion […]

PBS’s Armenian Genocide Roundtable

April 12, 2017

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About a third of the country’s PBS stations did not air the roundtable discussion that we will view in class. The roundtable was protested by many Armenian groups because it gave a platform for those who deny that a genocide took place. The New York Times published an article regarding the cancellation, which you guys […]