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http://hwguides.com/PSY-240-CompleteCourse-Week-1-9-Includes-All-DQsCheckpoints-108.htm PSY 240 Week 1 Checkpoint - The NatureNurture Issue CheckPoint: The Nature-Nurture Issue • Post a 200- to 300-word response explaining the concepts behind the Pro-nature and Pronurture perspectives. Consider the following questions: o Why is it flawed to ask how much of a particular behavior is due to genetics and how much is due to experience? o Why is it appropriate to separate the contributions of genetics and experience when measuring the development of differences among individuals?
PSY 240 Week 2 Appendix B - The Nervous System • Resources: Appendix B: Structures of the Nervous System and Structures of the Nervous System activity at: http://188.8.131.52/axia/psy240/ • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum • Review Appendix B, and have it available as you conduct the Structures of the Nervous System activity at: Web site. Complete the activity as instructed on the Web site. As you label the structures, write a brief description in Appendix B of the terms you used. • Be sure to capture a screen shot of your Congratulations screen before exiting the activity and paste it in the space indicated in Appendix B. To do this, press the <Print Screen> or <Prt Scr> key on the upper-right hand corner of your keyboard, click on the indicated space in Appendix B, then press <Ctrl><V>. Your screen shot should paste directly into the indicated space. • Post Appendix B as an attachment.
PSY 240 Week 2 Assignment - The Brain
• Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Write a 700- to 1050-word paper in APA format describing the five major structures of the brain and each structure’s function(s) in the human body. Be sure to include the following brain structures: o Myelencephalon o Metencephalon o Mesencephalon o Diencephalon o Telencephalon
PSY 240 Week 3 Checkpoint - Brain Studies Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Post a 5- to 7-slide Power®Point® presentation on the following: Briefly summarize the various methods for studying the brain. • Use speaker notes to provide details about each method.
PSY 240 Week 4 Assignment - To Eat or Not to Eat Assignment: To Eat or Not to Eat You are a counselor for those suffering from eating disorders. Today, you have two different group sessions: one consisting of clients with obesity issues, and one dealing with anorexia issues. So that the clients feel more comfortable, you would like to first start the session by explaining some of the physiological factors that cause people to eat or not eat. Then, you will open the floor for questions from the group. • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in APA format containing the following: Course Syllabus Page 14 PSY 240 1. Introduction: Act as the eating disorder counselor and introduce yourself to the group. Provide a brief explanation about what you will be discussing today. 2. Description of the physiological factors for hunger and satiety: Discuss the physiological myths about hunger and satiety and those physiological factors that do contribute to hunger and satiety. 3. Respond to the following questions proposed by the two different groups: o Lindsey asked: “My parents were both obese, is that why I am”? o Robert asked: “My girlfriend and I eat together all of the time, so we eat the same food and amounts of food, but she never gains weight like I do. Why is that?” o Nancy asked: “My mom says that I became anorexic because I’ve been reading too many Cosmo magazines and want to look like those
girls. Maybe I did, but I really just don’t crave food. What do you think it is?” o Tyra asked: “I don’t eat because every time I do, I just feel sick! Do you know why this is?”
PSY 240 Week 4 Checkpoint 1 - Eating— What, When, and How much CheckPoint 1: Eating—What, When, and How much • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum • Post a 100- to 150-word response to the following: After reading section 10.3 in the text, Factors that Determine What, When, and How Much We Eat, does your personal experience support these concepts? Why or why not? Provide examples.
PSY 240 Week 4 Checkpoint 2 - Set and Settling Points CheckPoint 2: Set and Settling Points • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Post a 100- to 150-word response to the following: What is the difference between the idea of set points versus settling points in relation to weight control? Which do you believe to be true? Explain your answer.
PSY 240 Week 5 Checkpoint - Sexual Orientation and Identity CheckPoint: Sexual Orientation and Identity Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Post a 5- to 7-slide Power®Point® presentation summarizing the different perspectives on sexual orientation and identity. • Include detailed speaker’s notes to explain these perspectives
PSY 240 Week 6 Checkpoint 2 - Theories of Sleep CheckPoint 2: Theories of Sleep • Resource: Appendix C: The Sleep Matrix • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Review Appendix B, which lists characteristics of the recuperation and circadian theories of sleep. • Categorize each characteristic under its appropriate theory—Recuperation or Circadian by placing an “X” in the appropriate column and answer the questions posted at the end of Appendix B. • Post as an attachment.
PSY 240 Week 6 Assignment - Sleep Deprivation, Disorders, and Drugs Assignment: Sleep Deprivation, Disorders, and Drugs • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Write a 700- to 1050-word paper in APA format on the following questions: Describe a situation in which you did not get enough sleep. How did it effect your mood, behavior, and cognitive and motor skills? Does your experience coincide with the effects of sleep deprivation described in the text? What are the effects of long-term sleep reduction? Briefly describe common sleeping disorders and possible drug remedies.
PSY 240 Week 6 Checkpoint 1 - Sleeping and Dreaming CheckPoint 1: Sleeping and Dreaming • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum • Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Describe the stages of sleep. In which stage do we dream? What are the five common beliefs about dreaming? What are the two common theories about dreams? Which of the two theories do you agree with? Explain.
PSY 240 Week 7 Checkpoint - Emotions CheckPoint: Emotions • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Briefly describe the following biopsychology theories of emotion: o Darwin o James-Lange o Cannon-Bard o Limbic System • Include the brain mechanisms involved with each.
PSY 240 Week 7 Appendix D - Drug Health Effects Scale - DQ 2 Discussion Question 2 • Resource: Appendix D: Drug Health Effects Scale • Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum • Review the Drug Health Effects Scale in Appendix D. • Rate each drug according to the hazard scale for each of the categories listed. When finished, add each category for each drug’s health hazard total. • Copy and paste your completed Drug Health Effects table into a post in the Main forum along with your responses to the following questions:
o Are you surprised at your results? Why or why not? o If the drug’s social impact was a category, how might it change your totals? • Review another student’s rating scale and comment on if you agree or disagree with their totals. Explain your response.
PSY 240 Week 8 Assignment - Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs Assignment: Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Write a 700- to 1050-word paper in APA format on the following psychological disorders and diseases. Discuss any associated theories behind the disorder/disease: o Schizophrenia o Depression o Mania o Anxiety Disorder o Tourette Syndrome • Include drugs that can remedy or lessen the effects of the disorders and diseases. Explain how these drugs help. What are the negative effects associated with these drugs? Use a minimum of two outside resources.
PSY 240 Week 8 Checkpoint - Cerebral Lateralization & Functionality CheckPoint: Cerebral Lateralization & Functionality • Resource: Appendix E: Hemispheres of the Brain • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum • Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Many studies have been conducted on cerebral lateralization revealing different functionalities of the left and right hemispheres. Describe four methods for studying cerebral lateralization. • Use the table from Appendix E and fill in the different functions of each hemisphere. • Post as an attachment.
PSY 240 Week 9 Capstone DQ Capstone Discussion Question • Due Date: Day 3 [Main] forum • Post your response to the following: What are the most important concepts you have learned in this course? How can you apply them to your life? What difference can these concepts or tools make in your everyday life?
PSY 240 Week 9 Final Project Analyzing Psychological Disorders Final Project: Analyzing Psychological Disorders
You are interviewing for a psychologist position with a top company. After your face-to-face interview with the team, they have provided you with two additional assignments—Part A and Part B below, which will complete the interview process: Part A: A psychologist understands how biology can affect psychological activities and disorders. In your interview, you are asked about your understanding of the causes and treatment(s) of schizophrenia. In your reply, discuss the following: • Areas of the brain affected • Causal factors • Associated symptoms • The neural basis • Appropriate drug therapies Part B: Part B of the interview consists of interpreting some case studies from a biopsychologist’s perspective. You are given four different case studies of disorders and have the option of choosing two out of the four case studies to analyze. Course Syllabus Page 7 PSY 240 • Resource: Appendix A • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper in APA format containing the following: o Introduction o Part A of the interview process. o Part B of the interview process: ⇒ Choose two of the four case studies presented in Appendix A. ⇒ Discuss your understanding of the problem presented in each of the two case studies from the perspective of a biopsychologist. ⇒ Include each problem’s relation to the nature-nurture issue and any relevant portions of the Basics to Biopsychology text. ⇒ Use a minimum of five outside resources, including at least 3 peer- reviewed articles. ⇒ Apply any helpful drug interventions or solutions. ⇒ Discuss the positive or negative aspects of these drug interventions or solutions. o Conclusion