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Lecture 8: Chapter 9 Question
Select a topic of interest from Lecture 8/Chapter 9 of your textbook. Then find an interesting educational video on YouTube about the topic. The video should be at least 5 minutes long. After watching the video, answer the following questions.

State your topic:

Provide a link:

1. Using your textbook and/or lecture notes, briefly summarize the topic you chose and a rationale for selecting the topic.

2. Give a detailed explanation of the video and its relevance to your topic.

3. What is the most important information that you learned from the video, and how can it help you to overcome some personality-related challenges?

Lecture 9: Chapter 10 Question
Choose a topic from Lecture 9/Chapter 10. Find a peer-reviewed academic journal article on your topic that reports a research study. To do so, go to the SMU library or SMU library website to find out about online academic search engines. These search engines allow you to research a topic for academic, peer-reviewed journal articles. After reading the article, answer the following questions.

State your topic:

Your article citation:

1. What was the purpose of the study, and how was it tested?

2. What were the results of the study and some limitations of the findings?

3. What were some of the conclusions and future research directions?

Lecture 10: Chapter 12 Question

Review the section in your textbook called “The Self-control of Behavior” in Chapter 12, beginning on page 329. Then, for each of the four techniques, describe an instance that you have used (either successfully or unsuccessfully) the technique to modify your own behavior. Finally, explain your position with respect to the relationship between behavior and personality. How does one enhance or impede the development of the other?

1. Stimulus Avoidance

2. Self-administered Satiation

3. Aversive Stimulus

4. Self-reinforcement

5. Your Position on the Behavior-Personality Connection

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Lecture 8: Chapter 9 Question
Topic: Personality Development: The Hierarchy of Needs
In summary, the hierarchy of needs has five levels arranged from the strongest to the
weakest that directly impact and guide human behavior. They include physiological, safety,
belongingness and love, esteem, and self-actualization needs (Schultz, & Schultz, 2016).
Psychological needs are the strongest and direct human behavior directly. They include water,
food, and sex. Notably, everyone is equipped with all these needs at birth, and they use behaviors
to meet these needs are usually learned (Schultz, & Schultz, 2016). Importantly, people are not
activated by all the needs simultaneously, but it is only a single need that can dominate a
personality at a certain time. For instance, a thirsty individual is likely to be driven to satisfy this
psychological need. Essentially, everyone desires to meet all the five needs; due to socioeconomic inequalities in society, it is sometimes absolutely difficult to do so.
The relevance of the video
The link of the video:
The video is obtained from ABC News (2017) reporting on four countries on the

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