Text Book : Psychology: Modules for Active Learning Part I : Based on the Chapter 7,8,9 answer the following questions. Question 1 What is the replicability crisis? How does it pose a problem for the...

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Text Book : Psychology: Modules for Active Learning


Part I :

Based on the Chapter 7,8,9 answer the following questions.

Question 1


What is the replicability crisis? How does it pose a problem for the field of psychology? What does the author of the article propose to do to increase the credibility of psychology?

Question 2

What are some techniques used to study the brain? How does optogenetics apply to studying the brain?

Question 3

What are some ways/methods that help neurogenesis (based on the TED talk)? Also, what was the most interesting part of the video that you watched on the researcher’s own stroke?


Part II:

Based on the Chapter 20,21 answer the following questions.

Question 1

First provide your own understanding of the difference between sensation and perception. Briefly describe how the visual information travels through the visual system in your own words.

Question 2

Second, based on all the videos including in the Perception Module under Day 7, provide examples of how we use assumptions when perceiving the world.

Question 3

Based on the reading of the article by Vilayanur Ramachadran, provide the individual cases of visual disorders and describe what they imply about vision.


Part III:

Based on the Chapter 29,30,32,33 answer the following questions.

Question 1

Describe how a child can acquire fear of dogs and how it can be eliminated.

Question 2

Based on your reading, how what are some best study strategies? What helps learning and consolidating information?

Question 3

Elizabeth Loftus in her TED talk provides evidence on why we cannot trust our memories. Why? What is the evidence she is providing?

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Sanchita answered on Jul 18 2020
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1. The replication crisis is refe
ed to the methodological crisis that occurs when it is very difficult to replicate or reproduce the results of many scientific studies in subsequent investigations. In the field of psychology, for a hypothesis to be strengthened and consolidated, it is vital to yield similar results on multiple scientific studies, hence if there are i
egularities in the results; it makes the researchers unambiguous about the proposed hypothesis. In order to increase, credibility it is important to have multiple tests confirming similar results.
2. Some of the techniques that are used to study
ain are magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which is used to study lesions and abnormalities of the
ain.
Optogenetics is a light based technique that involves use of light to control cells in neurons.
3. There are many ways of helping neurogenesis, it is suggested in the video that proper diets that includes bluebe
ies, flavonoids, omega 3 fatty acids, exercise and sleep are extremely beneficial in promoting neurogenesis.
The most interesting part of the video that you watched on the researcher’s own stroke is the fact that she co
elated her experience with bits of...
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