Archive for May, 2009

The Stanford Prison Experiment

Friday, May 15, 2009 8:23 No Comments

ETHICS OF ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION  Read about the animal experiment below. Then explain whether or not you believe this experiment is ethical. Use specific examples from the notes to justify your response  From around 1960 onwards, Harry Harlow and his students began publishing their observations on the effects of partial and total social isolation on monkeys. […]

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Experimenting in Psychology

Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:42 No Comments

BENEFITS FROM EXERCISE  A little exercise can help older people sleep better, according to a pair of studies.  One study, led by researchers at Stanford University, involved 43 sedentary healthy adults age 50-76 years old with mild sleep problems, such as taking longer than 25 minutes on average to fall asleep and sleeping an average […]

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Quiz Review

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 9:36 No Comments

TERMS Be prepared discuss the important characteristics of each of the following species in our family tree. Also be familiar with the approximate timeline in which these species appeared. Study your lecture notes, the video packet, and reading packet. • Australopithecus • Homo Habilis • Boisei • Homo Ergaster • Homo Erectus • Neanderthals • […]

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