Based on your readings from Chapter 1, 2, 4, 5, & 9, answer the following questions. Each response should be in your own words and should be around 75-100 words minimum and submitted in APA format.
Each question should show an understanding from the textbook and what you learned during the readings.Each Question is worth 25 points.
- Psychological research can raise concern on ethical issues. Most issues are focused on the use of deception with human subjects and the use of harmful or painful testing with animal subjects. Describe how experimenter design can minimize these concerns.
- What is the nature vs. nurture conflict in psychology? From what you’ve learned thus far, which side do you feel has more influence? Why do you feel this way?
- Choose any developmental time period discussed in Chapter 9 (prenatal, infancy, early childhood, middle and late childhood, adolescence, middle adulthood or late adulthood) and discuss two terms (theories, vocabulary words, concepts) associated with that time period, relating them to your own experiences and/or the experiences of those around you in your day-to-day life.
- Think of a time you’ve been classically conditioned in your life. Share the example (or you can make up an example – or one you read in the textbook) – and accurately explain what the unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned stimulus, and conditioned response were in the example you provide (be sure to identify each of these within the writing).