1. Using explanation or examples outline Kohlberg’s ideas about moral development. Explain how carol Gilligan’s ideas about moral development differ from those of Kohlberg.
2. Describe dissociative disorders in general and several specific disorders of this kind by way of illustration. Contrast dissociative disorders with somatoform disorders, briefly explaining two such disorders.
1. With respect to aging, differentiate disengagement theory and activity theory.
2. In the context of operant conditioning, what is shaping?
3. How was factor analysis used to create Hans Eysenck’s trait theory of personality?
4. Briefly, in terms of human behavior, how would you define or explain latent learning?
5. What is the opposite of a background stressor?
6. What kind of drug is rohypnol, and why is called the “date rape drug “?
7. What is the reticular formation? Where is it located, and why is it important?
8. Discuss memory traces and their role in decay.
9. When you wish an employee to become adept a particularly boring task, which schedule of reinforcement would you choose? Why?
10. Contrast the medical, psychoanalytical, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, and sociocultural perspectives of mental illness
Topic 1: Conditioning. Begin by reviewing Chapter 5 beginning on page 162. Chapter 5 discusses Classical Conditioning and the experiments of Ivan Pavlov, Operant Conditioning and B.F. Skinner’s contributions to the field in particular with his discussion on rewards and punishment. Chapter 5 also went on to discuss Cognitive Approaches to Learning which include latent learning and observational learning based on Bandura’s experiments.
1. Choose one of these conditioning/learning styles and discuss how it may be applied to child rearing. In essay format, create a plan to help get a young child to clean his/her room.