Your assignments must reflect analysis and synthesis of the learning outcomes for this course. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style and must be written at graduate level English. The content, conciseness and clarity of your answers will be considered in the evaluation of your work. The average length of answers to essay questions is 1 – 2 pages PER QUESTION, although some answers may vary. You must integrate the material presented in the text and cite your work according to APA format. 1. Discuss the major brain structures involved in hearing analysis/comprehension. Explain for each major structure what problems in hearing and/or analysis/comprehension would arise if they were damaged.
2. Discuss the major brain structures involved in movement: their role and what problems might arise if there were damage to each.
3A. What are the stages of sleep? Describe the pattern one observes, the activity that occurs during each stage, and what adverse effect a person might experience with significant alterations to each stage of sleep.
3B. Discuss the major disorders of sleep.
4. Discuss circadian rhythms, the pineal gland and melatonin. What implications do circadian rhythms have for people whose work requires them to continually rotate work shifts?
Analyze the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases