Memory Games | Improve Memory Games Memory improvement is part of this memory game, the process can be done with few steps that can be easy and performed effortlessly. Many people have trouble remembering faces or names. How to remember things is only a technique that you need to utilize, for example to remember a face you just need to examine a person’s face discretely when you are introduced. Try to find an unusual feature, ears, hairline, forehead, eyebrows, eyes, nose, mouth, chin, complexion, etc. Create an association between that characteristic, the face, and the name in your mind. Also when you are introduced, ask for the person to repeat their name. Also, after you leave the person, review the name in your mind several times. This memory game is going to activate some areas of your brain responsible for memory acquisition which therefore can help your memory improve.
Authority 1. Legitimate Authority, de facto Authority and Political Power Let us start with the distinctions between political authority as a normative notion (or morally legitimate authority) and political authority as a non-normative notion (or de facto authority) and between political authority in either of these senses and political power. To say that a state has authority in the normative sense is to say something normative about the relationship between the state and its subjects. Also, the distinction between de facto and morally legitimate authority is not universally accepted or at least it is not accepted that the distinction makes a difference. De facto authority, on anyone's account, is distinct from political power. 1.1 Legitimate Political Authority: Some Conceptual Distinctions The rubric under which the normative notion of political authority is normally known is the idea of legitimate political authority. The duty of the subjects need not be owed to the authority. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
memory experiments Memory Experiments Here are some experiments and games to test your memory. Also, don't forget that there are some memory tricks and techniques at the end of this section! On-line Short Term Memory Games Grades K-12 Think you have a good memory? On-line "Simon Says" Memory Games Simon says, "Play These Games!" Try Game 1 with and without sound. Face Memory Test How good is your memory for faces? There are two versions of the test: Now You See It, Now You Don't Grades K-6 Let's test short term memory. Materials: Tray or plate10-20 small items (like an eraser, pencil, coin, marble, etc.)Cloth or towel to cover the trayPaper and pencils for your subjects to write down what they remember What's Missing This experiment is a variation of the previous experiment to test short term memory. Try it again giving the subjects more time to view all the items.Try it with less time. Tray or plate10-20 small items (like an eraser, pencil, coin, marble, etc.)Cloth or towel to cover the tray Who's Missing None
The Just World Theory The Just World Theory By Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez Afterwards, they said that the 22-year-old woman was bound to attract attention. The verdict of the jurors in the Fort Lauderdale rape trial may have been influenced by a widespread tendency to believe that victims of misfortune deserve what happens to them. Melvin Lerner, a social psychologist, has conducted a series of experiments to test this hypothesis. If the belief in a just world simply resulted in humans feeling more comfortable with the universe and its capriciousness, it would not be a matter of great concern for ethicists or social scientists. Zick Rubin of Harvard University and Letitia Anne Peplau of UCLA have conducted surveys to examine the characteristics of people with strong beliefs in a just world. Ironically, then, the belief in a just world may take the place of a genuine commitment to justice. Further reading: Melvin J. Melvin J.
Teaching High School Psychology (Rob says: Kristin Whitlock sent me this news about the UTOPSS conference - what a GREAT line up! If you can possibly go, go!) Utah Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (UTOPSS) FALL CONFERENCE Date: Friday, October 23, 2015 Place: Westminster College, SLC, UT Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Cost: $50.00 (includes materials, continental breakfast & lunch) Registration due by: OCTOBER 16 TO REGISTER, go to: Unsimplifying Mental Disorders: Principles for Understanding and Teaching Abnormal Psychology, Rik Seefeldt—University of Wisconsin—River Falls Attitudes and Approaches for Diversity in the Classroom, Jen Simonds—Westminster College Homeless Youth in Utah: What We Know and What Is Being Done, Justice Morath—Salt Lake Community College Effective Methods in Teaching Sports Psychology, David Rockwood—Payson High School Using Myths to Teach Introductory Psychology, Annette Nielsen—Woods Cross High School AP Psychology, Dr.
Stanford prison experiment continues to shock Forty years ago a group of students hoping to make a bit of holiday money turned up at a basement in Stanford University, California, for what was to become one of the most notorious experiments in the study of human psychology. The idea was simple - take a group of volunteers, tell half of them they are prisoners, the other half prison wardens, place them in a makeshift jail and watch what happens. The Stanford prison experiment was supposed to last two weeks but was ended abruptly just six days later, after a string of mental breakdowns, an outbreak of sadism and a hunger strike. "The first day they came there it was a little prison set up in a basement with fake cell doors and by the second day it was a real prison created in the minds of each prisoner, each guard and also of the staff," said Philip Zimbardo, the psychologist leading the experiment. 'Very cruel guard' As it turned out, they did not have to wait long. "After the first day I noticed nothing was happening. 'Ethically wrong'
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The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments Psychology is the study of the human mind and mental processes in relation to human behaviors - human nature. Due to its subject matter, psychology is not considered a 'hard' science, even though psychologists do experiment and publish their findings in respected journals. Some of the experiments psychologists have conducted over the years reveal things about the way we humans think and behave that we might not want to embrace, but which can at least help keep us humble. That's something. 1. The Robbers Cave Experiment is a classic social psychology experiment conducted with two groups of 11-year old boys at a state park in Oklahoma, and demonstrates just how easily an exclusive group identity is adopted and how quickly the group can degenerate into prejudice and antagonism toward outsiders. Researcher Muzafer Sherif actually conducted a series of 3 experiments. 2. The prisoners rebelled on the second day, and the reaction of the guards was swift and brutal. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
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The Big Five Project - Personality Test Directions: The following statements concern your perception about yourself in a variety of situations. Your task is to indicate the strength of your agreement with each statement, utilizing a scale in which 1 denotes strong disagreement, 5 denotes strong agreement, and 2, 3, and 4 represent intermediate judgments. In the boxes after each statement, click a number from 1 to 5 from the following scale: Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither disagree nor agreeAgreeStrongly agree There are no "right" or "wrong" answers, so select the number that most closely reflects you on each statement.
French TV contestants made to inflict 'torture' A French TV documentary features people in a spoof game show administering what they are told are near lethal electric shocks to rival contestants. Those taking part are told to pull levers to inflict shocks - increasing in voltage - upon their opponents. Although unaware that the contestants were actors and there was no electrical current, 82% of participants in the Game of Death agreed to pull the lever. Programme makers say they wanted to expose the dangers of reality TV shows. They say the documentary shows how many participants in the setting of a TV show will agree to act against their own principles or moral codes when ordered to do something extreme. The Game of Death has all the trappings of a traditional TV quiz show, with a roaring crowd chanting "punishment" and a glamorous hostess urging the players on. Christophe Nick, the maker of the documentary, said they were "amazed" that so many participants obeyed the sadistic orders of the game show presenter. Yale experiment
5 of the Best Places to Find Historical Photographs A couple years ago, Larry Ferlazzo shared a hefty collection of ideas for how teachers can use photos in the classroom. Since then, I’ve been regularly incorporating a number of his activities into my writing lessons. I won’t bother to rehash all of Larry’s ideas here, but I do want to share a few of the websites where I find cool, and often strange, historical photos. Retronaut is hands down one of my all-time favorite websites. Jones Photo Historical Collection houses four generations of the family-owned photographs. Shorpy features thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. Critical Past is home to more than 57,000 historic clips and 7 million stills. Library of Congress is another place where you’ll find a nice collection of historical photographs.
Resources - Ages of Exploration Merchants of the Great Exchange The Great Exchange refers to the transfer of culture, plants, animals, and disease around the world. As people travelled around the world they discovered new products. By the 1700s, Europeans were sailing to Africa, India, China, and Southeast Asia to trade. This game is based on a book published in 1775 called, “The New and Complete Guide to the East India Trade.” See if you, too, can return alive to England winning fame and fortune. Play Merchants of the Great Exchange Whose Lunch is it Anyway? When Christopher Columbus and the explorers that followed him landed in the Americas, they began to introduce foods that they were familiar with. So… get ready for school, pack your lunch, and see just how many things would have been left in your lunchbox in America before 1492, with Whose Lunch is it Anyway? Play Whose Lunch is it Anyway? World Explorer: So just how good a sea captain are you? After answering all fifteen questions, you will receive a sea rank.