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  • 1.Activity 3.2: Defining Aggression
    Aggression is used as an example of a typical construct in psychology, permeated with subtle meanings and not-so-subtle disagreements that make it difficult to reach a consensual definition.
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  • 2.Activity 2.1: Personality and Personality Assessment
    This activity provides a vehicle for the discussion of numerous issues, including test construction, gender differences, operational definition, reliability, validity and methodology.
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  • 3.Activity 2.1: Measuring Social Avoidance and Distress
    This scale attempts to determine the level of anxiety people feel in social situations and the extent to which they avoid these situations.
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  • 4.Day 5: Cultural Similarities and Differences
    Socialization, enculturation and acculturation; moral reasoning, socioemotional development; and attachment.
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  • 5.Activity 2.4: Relating Body Temperature and Circadian Rhythms
    Students rate themselves on an alertness scale each time a temperature reading is recorded, examining how a psychological variable fluctuates in comparison to body tempature.
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  • 6.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
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  • 7.Motivated Reasoning Teaching Tip Sheet
    Tips for teaching the role of motivation in cognitive processes such as decision-making and attitude change as emphasized by Ziva Kunda (1990) and Hart and Gerrard (1997). These studies cast doubt on the utilitarian, "rational" models of behavioral decision making upon which research regarding Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and other health promotion/disease prevention currently rests.
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  • 8.Activity 3.1: Gender Differences in Achievement Motivation
    Women are motivated to pursue excellence, but such behavior is deemed "unfeminine" or aggressive. As some women grow up, they learn to hide some successes, which undermines their chances of success.
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  • 9.Activity 5.1: The Importance of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity in Psychology
    This activity illustrates the impact of cultural rules, standards, mores and traditions on general communications and interpersonal relationships.
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  • 10.Activity 4.2: Demonstrating Experimental Design Logic
    This exercise is intended to stimulate thinking about the number and nature of variables that must be considered in doing behavioral research.
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