Critical Thinking questions

Postings should be 4-5 sentences as a personal response based on personal understanding of the concepts as its mentioned in the text. The book in reference is A History of Modern Psychology by Ludden Jr.

Discussion 1: Whose theory of how childrens minds develop resonates with you? (Reference: Theory of Mind / Chapters 3 and 4)

Discussion 2: Attribution theory is a description of how people adjust their sentiments toward others to achieve a stable cognitive state. Share an example from your own life that illustrates this theory. (Attribution Theory / Chapter 5 & 6)

Discussion 3: How might their opposing views be evident in contemporary psychology?  (Reference: Trauma, Freud vs Adler / Chapter 7, 8 and 9)

Discussion 4: Consider the concept of Social Perception in Chapter 12 of the course text.  Share an example from your own life that illustrates this concept. (Reference: Social Perception Chapter 12)

Discussion 5: What similarities do you see in classical theories and current psychological thought? (Reference: Comparative Thought / Chapter 13, 14, 15)

Discussion 6: Share your understanding of neuroplasticity in neuroscience research. (Reference: Neuroplasticity / Chapter 16)

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