Each question response should
be in your own words and should be around 75-100 words minimum and submitted in
APA format. Each question should show an understanding from the textbook and
what you learned during the readings..
1. Psychological research can raise concern on
ethical issues. Most issues are focused on the use of deception with human
subjects and the use of harmful or painful testing with animal subjects. Describe how experimenter design can minimize
2. What is the nature vs. nurture conflict in
psychology? From what you’ve learned thus far, which side do you feel has more influence? Why do you
feel this way?
3. Choose any developmental time period discussed in Chapter 9 (prenatal,
infancy, early childhood, middle and late childhood, adolescence, middle
adulthood or late adulthood) and discuss two terms (theories, vocabulary words,
concepts) associated with that time period, relating them to your own
experiences and/or the experiences of those around you in your day-to-day life.
4. Think of a time you’ve been classically conditioned in your life. Share the example (or you can
make up an example – or one you read in the textbook) – and accurately explain
what the unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned stimulus,
and conditioned response were in the example you provide (be sure to identify
each of these within the writing).