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PSY 102 Week 1 DQ 1

How might a psychologist study “mate selection” based on each of these four levels of psychological analysis (biological, individual, social, and cultural)?

PSY 102 Week 1 DQ 2

Review the research-related subfields in psychology in chapter one of your textbook. Which subfield is most relevant to your academic interests? Professional interests? Personal interests? Explain why.

PSY 102 Week 2 DQ 1

Select a sleep disorder – insomnia, sleep apnea, sleepwalking narcolepsy. Describe the sleep disorder and possible causes that may lead to the sleep disorder. Considering the possible causes and the information you read about the disorder, what are some possible treatments?

PSY 102 Week 2 DQ 2

Select one drug classification, stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, or depressants. Describe how drugs in this category affect/alter a person’s conscious state. Provide examples of drugs that fall into the category that you selected.

PSY 102 Week 3 DQ 1

Describe one way in which nature and nurture have BOTH impacted your development in each of the three developmental domains – physical, cognitive, and socioemotional. Provide examples.

PSY 102 Week 3 DQ 2

Distinguish between the terms sex and gender. Why is it significant to understand the difference? Explain how gender identity is formed and influenced by parents, teachers, community/society, and media. Provide examples to illustrate how these influence gender development.

PSY 102 Week 4 DQ 1

Outline the main differences between classical and operant conditioning. Which of these seems to occur more accidentally, and which is more intentional? Please explain your response and provide examples.

PSY 102 Week 4 DQ 2

Which is more important for a parent in directing a child’s behavior: what they say or what they do? Why? Support your positions with the weekly readings or additional research.

PSY 102 Week 5 DQ 1

What is the relationship between motivation and emotion? Provide an example of how emotions can motivate you to act in a certain way. Provide another example that illustrates how achieving something you were motivated to do (or not achieving it) provoked a particular emotion.

PSY 102 Week 5 DQ 2

Consider some examples of personal stressors as well as daily hassles in your life. How do you manage or cope with these stressors? Do you use different coping strategies to address different types of stress such as personal stressors versus daily hassles? Explain.

PSY 102 Week 6 DQ 1

Take the Jung Typology Test using the following website: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp. How can knowing and understanding personality types help you to develop healthy relationships with others?

PSY 102 Week 6 DQ 2

Offer three examples from your own life, when you experienced social facilitation, social loafing, and deindividuation in a group setting.

PSY 102 Week 7 DQ 1

About 20% of children are diagnosed with a psychological disorder. Diagnosis and treatment is important to support good mental health throughout life. Select a childhood disorder. Describe the symptoms of the disorder and treatments used to address the disorder you selected.

PSY 102 Week 7 DQ 2

Anxiety and depression are two of the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders. Describe societal factors that may contribute to symptoms of anxiety and depression. Are there steps that can be taken to help reduce the occurrence of anxiety and depression in society?

PSY 102 Full Course Assignments GCU New

PSY 102 Week 1 Mini Brain Project

You will conduct research on a selected brain area or structures. Use the attached document “Mini Brain Project” for full directions for this assignment.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center

 

PSY 102 Week 2 Sensation and Perception Application Worksheet

Making concepts personally relevant can help you learn them. Use the attached document “Sensation and Perception” to complete the assignment for this Topic.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

PSY 102 Week 3 CLC – Development PowerPoint Presentation

This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Your group will be assigned a developmental period – prenatal development, infancy and childhood, adolescences and emerging adulthood, early, middle, and late adulthood. Your group will then create a 10-12-slide, including title and reference slides, PowerPoint presentation.

Your group will research the developmental period including:

  1. A description of physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development in this period in life.
  2. Explain factors that are impactful during the assigned developmental period. For example, Attachment in infancy, Parenting Styles in Childhood, Bullying in Adolescence, View on Marriage in Early Adulthood, Views of the Elderly in Late Adulthood.
  3. Describe relevant theories that relate to development and the particular developmental period your group has been assigned.

Use three to five scholarly resources to support your explanations. Apply relevant topics as discussed in the textbook and other resources you have located and read.

Refer to the resource, “Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations,” located in the Student Success Center, for additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style.

Include speaker notes below each content-related slide that represent what would be said if giving the presentation in person. Expand upon the information included in the slide and do not simply restate it. Please ensure the speaker notes include 50-75 words per slide.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, including an APA formatted reference slide, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

PSY 102 Week 4 Eyewitness Testimony

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:

  1. Briefly summarize the findings from each article.
  2. 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 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.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

PSY 102 Week 5 Stress Activity

Use the attached document, “Identifying, Managing, and Reducing Stress,” to successfully complete the assignment for this Topic.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

 

PSY 102 Week 6 Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: A Reflection

Reflect on the topics covered in this class so far and write a reflection that ties back to the material you have learned, which describes how these topics relate to different aspects of your life. In 750-1,000 words, consider the following:

  1. Describe how you will use psychology in your personal life.
  2. Describe how you will use psychology in your professional life.
  3. Describe how you will use psychology in your academic careers.
  4. Explain any overlap in any of the characteristics, including anything that applies to all three areas.

Use two to three scholarly resources to support your explanations. The textbook and other relevant resources should be cited when describing topics from the semester and how they apply to personal, professional, and academic careers.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center

PSY 102 Week 7 Mental Health and Wellness Brochure

You will select a specific mental illness and create a brochure to address stigmas, treatments, and resources available. Use the attached document “Mental Health and Wellness Brochure” to complete the assignment.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

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