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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
presented after a response that increases the probability of that response happening again.
Encouraging a behavior by rewarding it with a positive stimulus, and therefore increasing the chance of it happening again.
Adding a positive stimulus to sustain behavior.
Remember to think
adding (+) stimulus
subtracting (-) stimulus
You score a goal during a soccer game, and your team and fans become excited. You are more likely to want to score a goal again after.
If you study more, you'll get better grades. The reward is better grades. You are more likely to study again.
You correctly answer a question in class, and the teacher smiles and says "Good job!" You will be more willing to answer a question again.
Going to the honor roll assembly for getting good grades.
Can be used when training a dog by giving the dog a treat every time it follows a command.
You clean your room and your mom gives you $20. The reward is the $20. You are more likely to clean your room again in the future.
A little kid in the grocery store is screaming for a candy bar. If the mother gives in, the child will learn that screaming=candy and is more likely to scream during the next grocery trip.
When a child is learning to walk its parents will praise him/her through smiling and cheering, encouraging the walking.
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