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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
: Problem-solving procedures or formulas that guarantee a correct outcome, if correctly applied.
Are a set of instructions for solving a problem or completing a process.
An equation that you follow in order to solve a problem.
A formula that you follow to get precise results each and every time.
Examples of Algorithms
Following the equation for the Pearson Correlation Coefficient
Following a set of directions to get to a friends house.
Following instructions on how to build a book shelf.
Recipes are algorithms for cooking
Completing a science experiment using the scientific method
Formulas such as the Pythagorean Theorem a^2+b^2=C^2
The quadratic formula
Problems When Relying on Algorithms
Algorithms shouldn't always be relied upon, like in situations where format (websites, software) changes frequently. Directions may be useful tools but the ability to overcome problems that arise without a set of rules is much more beneficial.
, which is the opposite of Algorithms.
help on how to format text
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