For each assignment you will see this key explaining if the assignment is required or optional based on your credit track. If you haven't already, please read the Reading Response posting guidelines.
This assignment is:
Option 1: credit
Required: 1 initial post and responses to at least 2 other students' posts.
Option 2: badge
Required: 1 initial post / Recommended: respond to 1-2 other students' posts.
Option 3: audit
Recommended: 1 initial post and respond to one other students' post.
The following prompts can be used for your reading response piece this week. You do not need to answer all of these; choose the one that you find most compelling, or if you desire, write your own.
Indicate your personal feelings about the use of animals in research. When should and should not animals be used? What principles have you used to come to these conclusions?
Consider the emotions that you have experienced over the past several weeks. What hormones do you think might have been involved in creating those emotions?
If posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of classical conditioning, how might psychologists use the principles of classical conditioning to treat the disorder?
Think about how your parent or parents used rewards and punishments to control your behavior. Come up with two or three examples, and categorize them as positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment, and negative punishment. Which rewards and punishments worked? For the ones that didn't, why do you think they didn't?
Can't change a rubric once you've started using it.