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Presentation: Alzheimers24 April 2019

The following presentation is not required content for psychology. However, Alzheimer's is an important problem for modern society where we people are living longer. The effects of Alzheimer's disease... more

Advocating for Alzheimer's researchfree24 April 2019

After completing the biology of memory part of the course, I take one class to teach a bit about Alzheimer's disease. My goal is to expose them to the topic but also to build a sense of empathy - as... more

Newcomer et al (1999) 24 April 2019

Newcomer et al (1999) studied the effects of stress on verbal declarative memory. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach:Research methods used in the biological approach. more

Newcomer et al (1999)24 April 2019

Newcomer et al (1999) studied the effects of stress on verbal declarative memory. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach:Research methods used in the biological approach. more

Beaman et al (1978)free23 April 2019

The following study by Beaman et al (1978) investigated whether people can be taught to overcome bystander apathy and be "trained to be a helper." The study is a good example of experimental design in... more

Methodology: biological approach22 April 2019

Over the past thirty years, few areas of psychology have developed quite so rapidly as brain research. As technology has progressed, so has our ability to monitor and map out the brain’s activity. The... more

Alloy et al (1999) 16 April 2019

Alloy et al (1999) carried out a study to the role that one's cognitive style plays in the development of depression. This study may be used to discuss the aetiology of one disorder - or more specifically... more

Baumgartner et al (2008) 12 April 2019

Baumgarten et al (2008) carried out a study to investigate the role the hormone oxytocin may play in trust relationships. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach: more

Epigenetics and depression11 April 2019

Modern biologists do not simply argue that a gene “causes” a behaviour; instead, they recognize what is known as the gene-environment interaction. This is part of a field of study known as epigenetics.... more

Globalization and identityfree11 April 2019

Globalization - that is, the process of interaction and integration among people of different nations - is a process driven by international trade and investment aided by modern information technology.... more