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  1. PSY 340 UOP Course Material - PSY340dotcom

  2. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • PSY 340 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 • PSY 340 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 • PSY 340 Week 1 Individual Assignment Biological Psychology Worksheet • PSY 340 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 • PSY 340 Week 2 Discussion Question 2 • PSY 340 Week 2 Individual Assignment Brain Structures and Functions Worksheet • Lead researchers use an array of different subjects (mice, humans, chimpanzees, etc) in their experiments.  What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using human subjects in biopsychological research and why? PSY 340 Entire Course PSY 340 Week 1 Discussion Question 1

  3. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • The brain is has five major division, each with it's psychological functions.  Please describe all of the divisions, their functions, and an example from your day to illustrate the way you flexed your brain power.  • Week One Quiz • Multiple Choice • Choose the correct option for each question. • 1. Chromosomes consist of large, double-stranded molecules of: • 2. Which of the following is NOT one of the many ways that genes can affect behavior? PSY 340 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 PSY 340 Week 1 Quiz

  4. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • What is the difference between a neuron’s resting potential and its action potential? • What is the role of primary neurotransmitters in mental illness? PSY 340 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 PSY 340 Week 2 Discussion Question 2

  5. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • You are working as a behavioral health specialist in a neurological research center and are responsible for participant education. There are three participants to choose from: Stephanie has experienced a stroke; Jamie has experienced an amputation; and Robert has experienced a traumatic brain injury. Choose one participant to work with. • Provide a simple biopsychological explanation of the sensorimotor homunculus. PSY 340 Week 2 Team Assignment Neural Plasticity Paper PSY 340 Week 3 Discussion Question 1

  6. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • How does experience affect object recognition and visual perception? • Resource: Neurological Structure and Function Tutorial. • Complete the Neurological Structure and Function Tutorial. • Complete the Neurological Structure and Function Worksheet at the end of the tutorial. • Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. PSY 340 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 PSY 340 Week 3 Individual Assignment Neurological Structure and Function Tutorial and Worksheet

  7. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation including detailed speaker notes. • Choose one of the five senses. • Identify which nervous system structures are involved in that sensory system. • Describe the following: • The damage to the structures • Why is rapid eye movement sleep so important to learning? PSY 340 Week 3 Team Assignment Sensory System Presentation PSY 340 Week 4 Discussion Question 1

  8. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • What is the relationship between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system? • Choose a specific regulatory behavior. • Write a 1,250- to 1,500-word paper that includes the following: • Explain the role of the nervous system. • Describe the effect of fear, aggression, or anxiety on the specified behavior. • Explain the function of the hormones involved and how they relate to the behavior. PSY 340 Week 4 Discussion Question 2 PSY 340 Week 4 Individual Assignment Regulatory Behavior Paper

  9. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • Your psychology club has been asked to present to a local Parent-Teacher Association on the effects of sleep deprivation in teenagers. • Create a 5- to 10-minute podcast that describes the following: • The importance of healthy sleep hygiene in optimal functioning • The effects of sleep deprivation on daily functioning • What is the relationship between learning and memory? PSY 340 Week 4 Team Assignment Sleep Deprivation Podcast PSY 340 Week 5 Discussion Question 1

  10. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • How does lifelong learning improve brain health and longevity? • Write a 200- to 300-word reflection describing brain lateralization and its role in language. PSY 340 Week 5 Discussion Question 2 PSY 340 Week 5 Individual Assignment Brain Lateralization and Language Reflection

  11. PSY 340 UOP Course Material • Learning Team Assignment: Learning and Memory Paper • Prepare a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper in which you examine the biological and psychological basis of learning and memory. • Address the following items in your paper: • Describe the neuroanatomy of and neural processes related to learning based on current literature. • Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including detailed speaker notes, that addresses the following: • Illustrate the neuroanatomy of and neural processes related to learning and memory. • Discuss the relationship between learning and memory from a functional perspective. PSY 340 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Learning and Memory Paper PSY 340 Week 5 Team Assignment Learning and Memory Presentation

  12. PSY 340 UOP Course Material