Here are just a few websites to get you started. This is not an exhaustive list--please don't rely only on it! Ms. Faitel sent you several websites in her School Loop email. You will also have to find websites of your own in order to get 4 reliable sources on your topic. Remember to only use .gov, .edu, or .org sites and to make sure they are all created by a person or organization that is an expert on psychology!1. Color and Perception:The perception of color:In this online textbook, scroll down to "Module 9: Vision" (or do a Ctrl + F for "Module 9"):Encyclopedia of Psychology--this one has good links to other sites; but make sure the ones you visit are valid:Theories of color vision:2. Emotion
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James-Lange Theory of Emotions:Emotion recognition: American Psychological Association:
3. Abnormal psychology
Don't forget to check the websites sent by Ms. Faitel in your School Loop Mail.From the first chapter of a textbook about abnormal psychology. If it's too zoomed-in for you to read, try hitting the Ctrl key and the minus sign at the same time to zoom out:The DSM:and4. Major historical figures in sensation and perceptionDon't forget to check the websites sent by Ms. Faitel in your School Loop Mail.All major figures:The database Biography in Context from Alameda County Library is a great source of information on psychologists. You will need a library card, and you will need to skip over the articles that simply give a biography of the person's life and find those that go into detail about their theories/work. For instance, try looking up Gustav Fechner, and then click on the first article given, from the Encyclopedia of Philosophy.Fechner--skip the childhood and personal stuff and focus on the section called "Professional Accomplishments":Hubel & Wiesel:from an academic journal, regarding why Hubel and Wiesel were so important. Good info but maybe a little technical:Weber:Very brief introFrom a Purdue psych professor, explains a little more:Physics and Psychology--START HERE MONDAY 2/3:How do these two branches of science, Physics and Psychology, combine to give us a more complete understanding of how the world works? What do they have in common?Definitions of Physics and PsychologyClassical conditioning, counterconditioning, and the problem of reclaimed water
Keywords to search: associative learning, classical conditioning, counterconditioning, reclaimed water, water recycling, recycled water versus desalinization/desalinized water, the yuck factor
New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/10/science/earth/despite-yuck-factor-treated-wastewater-used-for-drinking.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&NPR--"Here, Drink A Nice Glass of Sparkling Clean Wastewater"NPR--"Why Cleaned Wastewater Stays Dirty in our Minds"NPR--interview with the manager of an Orange County, CA program to use wastewater for drinkingEPA page regarding reclaimed water/water recyclingThe yuck factorAn Australian study comparing recycled water and desalinated water (former salt water), and public perception of both. They found that Australians were more likely to want to use desalinated water for uses that are "close to the body," like drinking and showering, even though it is more expensive to make:Another Australian study about what motivates people's likelihood of using recycled water versus desalinated:An article from Waste News, in the EBSCO database, Alameda Co. LibraryArticle about the psychology of disgust From New Scientist magazine in the EBSCO database, Alameda Co. Library"The Psychology of Water Reclamation and Reuse": http://www.watereuse.orgAlthough this study was funded by groups that promote water reclamation and so is not entirely impartial, the researchers are established experts--Haddad & Rozin, the first two researchers doing this 2009 study, have made a specialty of studying what causes disgust in people. They apply that to water reclamation in this survey-based study.
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