27 Sep Part 1 Discussion Prompt 1 There is considerable d
Part 1 Discussion Prompt 1 There is considerable debate over whether or not repressed memories, or recollections of shocking events that are pushed into the unconscious, are real or unreal. Given what you have learned about the psychoanalytic view concerning unconscious influences on behavior and the emotional influences on memory, do you feel that repressed memories are real or unreal? Support your reasoning with information from the text and other course materials. Discussion Prompt 2 Describe how the familiarity heuristic (familiar items are seen as superior to those that are unfamiliar) in conjunction with mental set can contribute to errors in perception when it comes to solving social conflicts. Do you feel there is a way to reduce or prevent these errors? Explain and give specific examples. Support your reasoning with information from the text and other course materials. Some Reading Materials: Visit the Psychology Today website to test your creative problem-solving ability. Schema Theory Example (Video: 2:22) Watch this video to learn more about Schema Theory. Patricia Kuhl: The Linguistic Genius of Babies (Video: 13:28 ) Watch this video to learn more about how babies learn language. Tim Brown: Tales of Creativity and Play (Video: 28:00) Watch this video to learn more about the relationship between creative thinking and play. https://www.youtube.com/embed/vg936IW9i7Q?rel=0 Part 2 Thinking, Memory, Problem Solving, and Creativity Questions Select any three of the following items to write about. Each response should be 1-2 pages long. You may combine all responses into one paper and provide headings for each item. 1. Distinguish between the human mind and computers as tools for thinking. What does the human mind do better and why? What does the computer do better and why? Weigh in on the debate over artificial intelligence and support your claims. 2. Take this free creativity problem solving test or one of your choosing, and weigh in on the results. Do you feel they were on target? Do you think the survey questions accurately assess problem-solving creativity? Are there reliable ways to measure creativity? Why is creativity an important area of study for psychologists? 3. Describe and discuss the role of consolidation. Identify how psychologists study this process and why. Provide examples from your life that demonstrate the process of consolidation in action. 4. Describe mental imagery (theories and processes) and explain why people might use it for different reasons. How is it different from hypnosis? Identify a scientific study related to this process and describe the results. Weigh in on the effectiveness of mental imagery. What role does motivation play? Have you ever tried to incorporate it in to your life? Explain. 5. Select one memory disorder to research and detail its causes, symptoms, and treatments (traditional and emerging). Explain how therapists and/or psychologists can help support patients experiencing memory loss. 6. Research ways that culture influences how we categorize the world. Present a scenario using at least two different cultures to demonstrate the idea. Compare and contrast attitudes and perceptions based on cultural categorizations. Why is it important to recognize this distinction? 7. Read the following excerpt from Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything as discussed by delancyplace.com. Devise and conduct a unique experiment to mimic the findings of the Moses illusion. Detail your hypothesis, the experiment, the findings, and your analysis of those findings. Find at least one scholarly source for each item to support your ideas. A minimum total of three sources should be cited and listed on your reference page.)Use APA format to style your paper and cite and reference your sources.Each response should be a 1—2 pages long, in addition to a title page and a reference page.