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from PSYC 200: Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2010)
by Christopher R Grace
February 23, 2011
Dr. Grace outlines the various stages of fetal brain development and the functions the fetus can perform at the progressive stages of life. He discusses the Scriptural support for genetic and ment...
February 21, 2011
Dr. Grace discusses the various chemical agents in the human brain, their role in human functioning, and the effect that prescription and illegal drugs have on them. Causes of drug use, addiction,...
February 16, 2011
Dr. Grace talks about the effect of neurotransmitters on our day-to-day life. He discusses the effect of drugs on our biological and chemical condition. The use and abuse of chemicals affect our ...
February 14, 2011
Dr. Grace discusses the importance of the scientific method for doing psychology. He also explores the biological basis for our behaviors, touching on neurons, neural pathways, and reflexive neurons.
February 7, 2011
Dr. Grace explores the complexity of human behavior through dissecting the root causes of human action, through a distinctly Christian perspective. He discusses the various fields of prominent Amer...
December 8, 2010
Dr. Grace dives in to human social behavior, discussing the bystander effect, altruism, and helping behavior. He asks the question "why we act the way we do when other people are present?" and dis...
December 6, 2010
Dr. Grace talks about stress and health, defines health psychology, and asks the questions "what role do our thoughts have on our health" and "what role do spiritual beliefs have in relation to hea...
November 29, 2010
Dr. Grace discusses depression and its causes and effects, and dives deeply into the various kinds of therapies available to treat depression. These include biomedical and psychological therapies....
November 22, 2010
Dr. Grace continues his lecture on psychological and mood disorders, and expands the discussion to consider the ways in which the spiritual world influences psychological states and how we can dete...
November 17, 2010
Dr. Grace covers a broad range of psychological and mental disorders, including case studies and examples of a variety of disorders. He discusses cultural influences, court cases, and diagnosing a...