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from PSYC 200: Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2010)
by Christopher R Grace
October 25, 2010
Dr. Grace explains the concept of classical conditioning, giving many helpful and sometimes humorous examples from hypnosis, to Pavlov's dogs, to group behavior, to disciplining children.
October 13, 2010
Dr. Grace discusses claims of ESP, clairvoyance, and precognition, showing examples that seem to "prove" these states. He goes on to show that the evidence provided by science is inconclusive and ...
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 ...
October 6, 2010
Dr. Grace teaches about subliminal messaging and reveals way in which it is effective and ways in which it fails. He explores topics ranging from subliminal messaging in advertising to lower theft...
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...
September 27, 2010
Dr. Grace discusses newborn psychology, infant brain development, attachment and object permanence. The concept of self-awareness is covered in humans and other mammals. Live children are brought...
October 18, 2010
Dr. Grace asks and answers the question "why do we sleep?" and explores the various reasons the brain and body need sleep. He explores sleep deficits, dream states, and REM cycles.
November 8, 2010
Dr. Grace covers the range of primary and secondary emotions and their association with memory and expression. Cultural context and the effects of emotions are also explored.
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...
October 4, 2010
Dr. Grace explores the various types of sensation that humans experience focusing on how the brain interprets both physical and non-physical sensations. Signal detection theory and sensory thresho...