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Unit 11 Word Wall

April 27, 2018

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You guys know the drill – make sure you sign up for our final unit’s word wall! It’s social psych – have fun. Sign up here! Advertisements

Further Reading on Genie

April 20, 2018

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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. The Guardian also has a recent article (2016) where they attempted to track her down to learn of her current condition. They were […]

Antisocial Personality Disorder in Children

April 11, 2018

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Here is the article from the New York Times that I had mentioned in class. It’s long, but it’s the kind of thing that once you start reading you won’t be able to stop. It raises an interesting question: is there too young of an age for this kind of personality disorder to develop? Over […]

Operant Conditioning Practice

March 21, 2018

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If you weren’t in class today, here’re the practice worksheets that I assigned for operant conditioning. Classical vs Operant Conditioning GP-Learning-Reinforcement worksheet Operant Conditioning Worksheet Please make sure that you take time to watch “Motivation and Reward in Learning” as well.

Classical Conditioning Practice

March 20, 2018

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Due to the shortened class today, we were unable to get to my regularly scheduled conditioning practice. Please do these tonight and we will review them tomorrow. classical_conditioning_worksheet classical_conditioning WS2

The Fate Of Baby Albert Discovered!

March 20, 2018

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I always wondered what happened to him, and apparently so did some people with some serious time on their hands. The identity of Baby Albert was determined to be Douglas Merritte, who sadly died at age six from “water on the brain.” After getting hold of his medical records, they learned that Douglas suffered from a […]

Fatal Familial Insomnia

March 9, 2018

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I believe that I’ve mentioned this disorder during class. Fatal Familial Insomnia, or FFI, is a prion disorder of the brain much like mad cow disease. The prions eat away at brain tissue and form small holes in the areas controlling sleep — specifically REM sleep (for more on which area controls what, please reference the […]