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This PowerPoint lecture provides an over
view of Psychology and describes the
Scientific Method as it relates to the
study of Psychology.
Useful as refresher for students who took
Intro to Psych a few years ago.
Expose Troubling Bias In Forensic
Court psychologists interpret evidence
differently depending on who they think
A modern example of unconscious bias that I
mentioned in the first lecture. [C1]
and mtDNA are not Adam and Eve
A rather fun read about the popular notion
that "scientists" have identified Adam &
Eve - genetically at least. [C2]
Size, Complexity, and the C-Value
For those interested in the relationship
between "complexity" and genes. [C2]
The Visible Embryo is a visual guide through
fetal development from fertilization through
pregnancy to birth. [C2]
of Human Genetics
What textbooks (yes your textbook), lab
manuals, and web pages say about these human
traits is mostly wrong. Most of the common,
visible human traits that are used in
classrooms do NOT have a simple one-locus,
two-allele, dominant vs. recessive method of
This site is SO much better than our
textbook. I won't test on it specifically,
but please read it. It's very well done.
Uh-oh it's stolen from the Cambridge
Encyclopedia of Child Development by Brian
|If humans and Chimps are
supposedly genetically so similar why are we
so different? Here's
lack of parental warmth in childhood
linked to multiple health risks in
The effects of childhood abuse and
lack of parental affection can last a
lifetime, taking a toll both emotionally and
model of how brain functions are organized
may revolutionize stroke rehab
More Lateralization research.
Lateralization - Logical Left vs Creative
Right Not so fast! It's more
complicated than that (Duh!)
Required Reading [C7]
glasses a day? Really?
Sweat a lot?
study in mice suggests that folic acid
deficiency triggers developmental defects,
not just in their offspring but also in the
research reveals that oxytocin could
make us more accepting of others.
|Humans as Runners
Goat owner tires of cheetahs killing his
animals. Recruits 'local boys' then
chases down the cheetahs and capture them. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24953910
youtube video submitted by Joe Fette on Changing Education
Paradigms. Goes to the heart of our
discussion a couple lectures back