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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
When I was a kid...
Your instructions are to...
Either complete the partial thought of "When I was a kid..." 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 link button. At the end of the year we will take all of these mini examples and try to construct them into a psychological guidebook of
If a term was already used once... make sure you use it in a totally different way.
When I was kid my mom would always try to trick me to drink carrot juice by mixing it with orange juice but I always find out because the carrot juice taste would cross my
meaning that I had ability to sense a it even at it lowest intensity.
When I was a kid... I would skin my knees all the time playing soccer but not notice until after I had finished playing my game, this was, according to
, because my excitement and all the other fast-fiber stimuli (like running, kicking and yelling) overwhelmed and shut out the pain messages, closing the "gate."
When I was a kid...my favorite class in
was Art because I love bright colors. The
of my eyes made it able for me to see all the
When I was a kid, I lived close to a train station that was so loud that it kept me up at night. However, because of
I soon began to not be woken up by the trains; I'd gotten used to it.
When I was a kid, my brother would always take my toys and i would feel my face getting hot and my fists would start to clench and this is due to a
facilitated by my
When I was a kid, I took the
and i ate only one marshmallow. Maybe this is why i grew up to have less emotional control and can't control my impulses.
When I was a kid, I would get an
to do good in school by getting rewarded for good grades.
When I was a kid, my cousin always beat me at connect four so after a while I began to stop trying due to
When I was a kid,
my mother displayed
. One night when I was sleeping a fire broke out in the house. My mother, who was outside pleading for help, ran back in the house to rescue my brother and I.
When I was a kid...I could remember the color of my moms car without me ever making an effort to remember it. This is an example of
because it shows how people can remember certain things without even thinking about it or making themselves remember it.
When I was a kid, my parents yelled at me for punching somebody in school. After they had finished yelling at me, I felt angry at them for being so mean because I thought that it was an appropriate emotion for the situation. This is due to the
cognitive appraisal theory
When I was a kid, my parents gave me money for getting good grades. When they stopped,
kicked in, and my grades dropped.
When i was a kid, I was intrinsically motivated to play basketball because I enjoyed playing it.
When I was a kid, I didn't play sports much, because I was told to be careful of my asthma. I experienced
, and then didn't bother trying to play different sports, assuming that it would just end in failure.
When I was a kid I would've passed the
because I could've resisted temptation knowing that if I wait I'd get 2 marshmallows.
When I was a kid I got chased by a dog my heart rate and speed was increasing due to my
When I was a kid i went through the
for the first month than
for the next 2 year.
When I was a kid I thought my cousins lied to me when they told me they were twins, but as I grew up I learned that they are
which means they were two different fertilized eggs born on the same day, which is why they don't look similar.
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