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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
At a concert...
This page will include examples that would demonstrate how a psychological concept would apply to being at a
Your instructions are to...
Either complete the partial thought of "At a concert..." like the first few examples below or edit someone else's example to make it make more sense.
ALWAYS USE PSYCHOLOGICAL TERMS FROM PSYCHLOPEDIA in your examples.
Link to the term that you used with the
. At the end of the year we will take all of these mini examples and try to construct them into one whole story of being at a concert.
If a term was already used once... make sure you use it in a totally different way.
At a concert our brain uses
to convert the music (sound) into a neural message that our brain can understand, so we can listen and sing along to the music.
At a concert the
into neural messages to be sent to the brain so we can tell how the loudness, pitch, and timbre of the music.
At a concert we listen to the
, frequency, and
of the music to determine if we like it or not.
At a concert I can hear the music because it is above my
At a concert the
will pass my absolute threshold because of its
until it passes my
and causes my
At a concert the music was really loud but because of
I adapted to the loudness of it all and it didn't seem as loud anymore due to the fact that I had been there for a while and had lost responsiveness in my
At a concert, our
make it so that we do not bump into or jump onto other people as we listen and dance to the music, while our
make it so that we maintain our balance while singing and moshing to the music.
At a concert, I would be less likely to hear someone [[#|[[#|calling]]]] my name because of how loud it is, compared to hearing someone calling my name in a library. This is because of the
Signal Detection Theory
. The loudness of the concert would be [[#|background]] stimulation.
At a concert, if the volume of the music is turned down a notch, I will not be able to tell because the
will not cross my
, and I will not be able to detect the small difference between the loud and slightly quieter stimuli.
At a concert, I used
to the stage as a whole, then I noticed the stage crew setting up the musicians instruments and microphones.
At a concert, i crossed a cranky lady's
of muttered cuss words, thinking no one would care.
At a concert, I saw someone singing and dancing along to the song, and the performer chose him to go up on stage. When I saw this person go on stage, I wanted to go on stage too, so I started singing and dancing as well because, through
, I wanted the same [[#|reward]] (going up on stage) as that person for singing and dancing.
At a concert, the opening act
us to get excited every time a certain cord was played. He did this by playing the cord then followed it by the lights going out, causing us to get excited about what was to happen next. He continued to do this until by just the sound of the cord, everyone got excited.
At a concert, I wouldn't have a
of the area/building because I'm not familiar with that area, unlike my house where I can automatically navigate myself anywhere without having to focus.
At a concert, every time the lead singer stopped singing and dancing he would pull a different fan from the crowd and bring them on stage, he did this four times throughout the concert, due to
, by the fourth time he stopped singing the crowd immediately started screaming and reaching for the stage to get the singers attention.
At a concert, the lead singer was completely bombing, so the audience members put their hands over their ears to cancel out the noise. Because the noise was cancelled (or the adversive stimulus was removed), and they were rewarded with silence, this situation is an example of
At a concert, everybody was having such an amazing time including myself! I observe that people around me are screaming of excitement and taking out their lighters to wave in the air. This is an example of
because from observing i did exactly the same thing as the people around me and fed off of their energy.
At a concert, some of the most devoted fans are given VIP or backstage passes, acting as a reward by the band for being devoted fans of the music. This would be an example of a
At a concert, I stayed up really late, so the next day, I suffered from sleep
At a concert, I learned lyrics to a song I didn't know. Since I did this without trying to memorize them, this is an
At a concert, my
failed me because I forgot who I bought tickets to see perform.
At a concert,
since the music is already extremely loud it would have to have pass my absolute threshold for me to notice if it got lower or just noticeable difference.
At a concert, in the middle of the show I felt as though I had been there before in that exact moment and the singer was wearing the same thing, and the same people were around me even though I had never been there before. I was experiencing
I can Hear my music when i turn up the music beacuse it goes through my
At a concert I was going too, which I had attended several times when I was little and i remembered as being incredible I used
to think it was going to be great this time too but it turned out to be horrible.
At a concert, people kept stepping on my feet and I started to feel my heart rate rise and my face flush. I yelled at them to stop and almost punched a few people and then I realized I was angry. I believe that I am angry because my heart rate rose and my face flushed and I had an urge to yell and strike; therefore I am a supporter of the
At a concert I can tell that the guy playing the guitar is not enjoying playing his guitar as he used to, its because of
since now he is getting pay to perform in the concert and its playing for the money.
At a concert, someone approached me already knowing of my artistic abilities, they offered to pay me money to paint them something, so of course I said yes. Im starting to notice painting isn't as fun as it used to be, due to
. Intrinsically motivated behaviors are conferring to extrinsically motivated behaviors.
At a concert, I faced an
when I had to choose between two equally awesome Coldplay t-shirts.
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