Month: November 2015

Cognitive Psych Jeopardy!

Cognitive Psych Jeopardy!

Jeopardy Game for Cognitive Psych Review linked below: Cognitive Jeopardy

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

Flash Bulb Memories: One of the effects of emotion on cognition that we’ll study is the phenomena of “Flash Bulb Memories” The idea was first put forth by Brown and Kulik in 1977.   Download the PDF below to better understand Flash Bulb Memories and […]

Oh! That’s Interesting!

Oh! That’s Interesting!

So.  You’re smart kids right?! RIGHT.  As smart kids, you of course LOVE reading interesting articles, thinking about them, and then sharing your new found thoughts, understandings and wonderings with your friends! Right!? Right. So, check out the thought provoking pieces below and choose 1 to […]

What to do about ISIS?

What to do about ISIS?

ISIS is horrible. Evil. Terrible and Destructive.  But no one debates this fact. What they do debate is what to do about it?  Will putting troops on the ground and initiating a massive offensive against the group and the land they hold be akin to […]

Understanding Socio Cultural Impacts on Cognition

Understanding Socio Cultural Impacts on Cognition

Download the Learning Helper below and use the articles linked below to facilitate your understanding of the ways in which culture can affect our cognition: Sociocultural_Effects_on_Cognition University of Michigan research on the perceptual differences of Americans and Japanese:  http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/080800hth-behavior-culture.html Research on how language can affect […]

Industrialism and the Intellectual reaction: Understanding the Labor Movement

Industrialism and the Intellectual reaction: Understanding the Labor Movement

We’ve been discussing in class the intellectual reaction to the industrial revolution.  As thinkers, you know that every major historical event can be viewed via multiple perspectives, and depending on the perspective through which you view the event, your interpretation of that event/phenomena will vary. […]

Would you Erase a Memory?

Would you Erase a Memory?

Opening the Door to Editing Memories:  New research at the BLOA may one day give us the option! Read the excellent article below that contains within it excellent research and background information regarding the role of biological processes in memory formation (interaction between physiology and […]