Classical Conditioning

Part: Warm up QuestionsWatch the following videos: Crash Course LearningIn your own words, define classical conditioning, operational conditioning, and shaping. How are these terms distinct yet related to one anotherView this video of pigeons playing ping pong: –How did psychologists teach them to do this?Part 2: Case ExampleYour pet (dog, cat, chinchilla, you get to pick) scratches your brand new arm chair! You would like them to stop that, so you devise a plan using operational conditioning terms in your psychology class.Define your plan using punishment OR reinforcement and explain if your approach is positive or negative that is, adding a stimulus or taking a stimulus away).**Please note positive and negative do not mean good or bad.***Also note, you will complete a very similar behavior plan for yourself in assignment 2 (take a look here: Behavior Modification Project)

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Eyewitness Testimony-Redone

Using the GCU library, search for two peer-reviewed journal articles on eyewitness testimony using the search term “memory and eyewitness testimony.” Read the articles, then in 750-1,000 words, do the following:Briefly summarize the findings from each article.Based upon the information read, discuss if eyewitness testimony is reliable or unreliable.PLEASE follow the OUTLINE for the EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY. It HAS to look JUST LIKE THAT.Module 4 Assignment: Eyewitness Testimony PaperUsing the GCU library, search for two peer-reviewed journal articles on eyewitness testimony using the search term “memory and eyewitness testimony.” Read the articles, then in 750 – 1,000 words, do the following:Briefly summarize the findings from each article.Based upon the information read, discuss if eyewitness testimony is reliable or unreliable.Connect your research to a memory theory discussed in Chapter 7 of your EBOOK textbook.When writing in APA style, it is important that your analysis is written in third person. Writing in third person, using support from the article to support your position, helps with clarity and conciseness throughout your paper.Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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The Child Communicate

Identify the ways by which the family helps the child communicate (e.g., what do they do to help their child communicate more effectively and/or understand others? do they use child-directed speech (“motherese”)? why or why not?).

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A Mental Framework

Write an executive summary of the case for the CEO of AcuScan. The executive summary should give readers the essential contents of the master document(s) in approximately two pages. It should preview the main points of your document, enabling readers to build a mental framework for organizing and understanding the detailed information you are presenting, and helping them determine the key results and recommendations reported in your document. Be sure to include the following:13. Purpose and scope of document14. Summary of the situation15. Key points relating to the situation16. Conclusions17. Recommendations and actions to be taken, and why18. Other supportive information:a. The executive summary should be 700 to 1,050 words in length.b. The following rubric will be used to grade the executive summary:

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Fallacious Arguments

. Describe all assumptions seen in any of documents provided in the case study. Differentiate between inferences and assumptions.For full credit, provide AT MINIMUM four to six assumptions held by Kelly; six to nine assumptions held by Pat; two to three assumptions held by Cliff; two to three assumptions held by Chris.a. Kellyb. Patc. Cliffd. Chris4. Explain the arguments made by each of these people.Explanations should comprise two to six sentences for each of the following:a. Cliff O’Connorb. Pat Lamberc. Kelly Thomasd. Chris Martinas5. Evaluate each argument listed above as sound or unsound and why. Indicate whether they are emotional or logical in nature.Evaluations should comprise two to six sentences for each of the following:a. Cliff O’Connorb. Pat Lambertc. Kelly Thomasd. Chris Martina6. Describe specific fallacious arguments, and identify the people who hold them.For full credit, provide AT MINIMUM four to six fallacious arguments.

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The Prosocial Behaviors

Describe the prosocial behaviors you engaged in, others’ reactions to these behaviors, and your assessment of any changes in mood, attitude, good fortune, or anything else of note you experienced.· Review what you have learned about human behavior in social settings this week in your readings. Connect what you learned or experienced through your day of conscious, prosocial behavior with the terms, concepts, and theories from your research. Integrate at least two academic sources (your assigned readings/resources can comprise one of these sources), citing any references used in APA format.· Describe any new insights you gained through this experience about your interactions with others on a daily basis, including any behaviors you wish to change or to continue.· Use the features of PowerPoint to your advantage to communicate your ideas – include pictures, audio recorded narration, speaker’s notes, video, links, etc. as appropriate to enhance your ideas.

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Media And Development

Select one of the following forms of media:Social mediaTelevision/MoviesVideo gamesMusic and/or music videosUsing the selected media, write a 750-1,000-word paper addressing the impact the media has on the cognitive, physical, and psychosocial development during middle childhood. Include the following in your paper:How the selected media can change brain functioningHow the selected media can disrupt physical developmentHow the selected media influences social developmentHow the selected media can positively influence a childBriefly summarize how Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological systems theory would describe the impact of the selected media on the different systems that effect childhood development (refer to page 37 of the text as a guide).Include at least three scholarly references, in addition to the text, in your paper.

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Effects of Divorce

How does divorce impact children? What are the long-term effects of divorce? Do you think children of divorce have a disadvantage when compared to children from a traditional, two-parent home? Why or why not?

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Strong Emotions

Discussion Thread topic: In your opinion (and research) which are the two top biological/physcial changes for an individual when they experience extremely strong emotions?In this thread you are to build the discussion from the topic above. Each student is to address the conversation with ONE full thought in a well designed and complete paragraph. Each student will be graded on the ONE paragraph, additional paragraphs are welcome in the conversation but only the first paragraph issued will be graded. The grade per-paragraph/discussion will be five (5) points.Rules of the thread for students: Comments are remain in the realm of the conversation/topic. No comments are to attack, put down, or criticize other students. Academic rules still apply in all threads. Proper and good academic wording is to be used (no slang or fowl language). Comments are to be well thought out and in a complete paragraph. A complete paragraph in a thread has at least 5 complete sentences with the following components. Introduction sentence, 3-5 sentences of the conversation/discussion, Conclusion sentence.Thread should be completed by the due date and no late thread/conversations from students will be accepted

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Types of Memory Stores

Intelligence TypesChapter 8 goes over many of the different theories that show how intelligence is understood. Describe the differences between the theories of Binet and Gardner in terms of intelligence. Which theorist do you believe is right in the way they think about intelligence? Why?Teaching Problem SolvingIn much of our adult lives, we are forced to use problem-solving skills to help us to make decisions and to make sense of the information we are trying to interpret. Not having good problem-solving skills can greatly impact how we live our lives.How can a parent encourage their child to learn to use problem-solving skills? How do games and sports help with this? How does making mistakes help to build problem-solving skills? How does a parent’s reaction to a child making a poor decision impact their ability to learn from the mistake they made?Check in – 3 Types of Memory StoresThere are three types of ways that we store memories. For participation credit, explain each of them and explain what might impact our ability to store information in those ways?

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