Journal Excercises: Most recent entry is at the bottom. (journals are to be submitted to turnitin.com unless otherwise instructed.)


external image Taft%20Journal%2001.jpgHow would your life be different if you did not have the benefit of memories? (August 24th)

external image Taft%20Journal%2001.jpgExplain why this statement could be true. "Every person has his/her own reality, it is called perception."(September 2nd)

external image Taft%20Journal%2001.jpgUse the ideas we have studied regarding memory and perception to explain why you are able to read this statement so effortlessly. "Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe."


external image Taft%20Journal%2001.jpgExplain how attention is responsible for determining our experience in life. (October 5th)


external image Taft%20Journal%2001.jpgGive an example of a behavior you have learned. Explain why and how you learned this behavior. (October 19th)


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In training an animal or person, which do you think would be most effective, reinforcement or punishment? Explain why in 150 words or more. (November 3rd)

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Is aggression learned through media and entertainment? How can we reduce violence with this in mind? Explain in 200 words or more. (November 23rd)

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How is observational learning influenced by cognitive factors such as memory, perception and attention?

(Dec. 3rd)