General Psychology – Human Development

General Psychology – Human Development
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General Psychology

 

You may earn up to three grade points for full and comprehensive completion ONE of the following questions. 

Submit YOUR TYPED PAPER IN CLASS ON THURSDAY, MAY 7TH.   EMAILED WORK AND LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

 

  1. FROM CHAPTER TWO: The Brain and Behavior

Do an Internet search for “nutrition” and “the brain.” Examine the claims made by one or more of the websites. In light of what you have learned about the nervous system in this chapter and three relevant journal articles, how could nutrition affect brain function? Based on your scientific knowledge, how believable are the claims on the website? Explain.

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  1. FROM CHAPTER SEVEN: “Thinking, Intelligence, and Language”

Emotionally Intelligent!  Complete a self-assessment of your emotional intelligence. One site that provides a short and free EQ Quiz: http://www.ihhp.com/?page=freeEQquiz Locate three journal articles that identify what emotional intelligence is and its relationship to academic achievement and/or work productivity.

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  1. FROM CHAPTER EIGHT: “Human Development’

  • Violence Doesn’t Belong Here

It seems that more and more we are hearing about violence in our schools. Going to school serves very important developmental experiences that are necessary for children to grow up healthy—physically, cognitively, and socially. Given the wake of Sandy Hook Elementary violence and other cited examples, what do you think? How many of you think that violence is more prevalent in schools than it ever has been before? How many of you think that the media and other social institutions are overly publicizing and making these situations more dramatic than necessary? Who thinks that children going to school are more fearful today of terror and violence than previous generations?  Support your impressions with content from three journal articles.

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