What have you learned so far in psychology?

What have you learned so far in psychology? How does it pertain to your life? I want you to create a 1 to 2 page infographic on the top 10 things you have learned in psychology.

What have you learned so far in psychology?

What have you learned so far in psychology? How does it pertain to your life? I want you to create a 1 to 2 page infographic on the top 10 things you have learned in psychology. Your Top 10 list must include a specific topic from each of the eight chapters we have covered, the extra two topics can come from any of the 8 chapters we have covered thus far. You must tie each concept to something in your life or a real-world situation. Be sure you are applying or relating the concept correctly. Each concept/topic of your list should be approximately 2-5 sentences long. Make sure your infographic is visually appealing, use appropriate colours, graphics and images

For Example:
In Chapter 3 we learned about neurotransmitters and brain areas. One idea in my Top 10 list might include: “Dopamine & Nucleus Accumbens. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reward. When I eat my favourite chocolate, a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, dopamine is released in my nucleus accumbens, part of my limbic system! The increase in dopamine here ensures that I will keep coming back to Reese Peanut Butter Cups in the future”

For Example:
In Chapter 6 we learned about sleep disorders. One idea for my Top 10 List might include: “Insomnia. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects up 40% of the population. My mother experiences insomnia as she has a hard time staying asleep for long periods of time and experiences a lot of daytime fatigue. Insomnia is affect ed by biological, psychological and environmental causes. My mother’s insomnia is likely related to the stress she experiences as a nurse.”

There are several websites that provide free infographic templates – such as Canva.com and Piktograph.com

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