1. Discuss Sherif’s classic “Robbers Cave Experiment” (1961) emphasizing how it shows how prejudice can be fostered and overcome (472-473). What were some of the criticisms of his research?
2. Discuss Milgram’s obedience studies conducted at Yale in the early 1960’s. In your opinion, why would subjects predict that they would never inflict harm to others and yet do so when instructed to by persons who had no real power over them.
3. Discuss the two endocrine system pathways in stress. Also address the long-term effects of prolonged stress on psychological and physical health. Finally, address ways in which the harmful effects of prolonged stress can be reduced (505 and 518-522).
4. From C13 and the lectures, comprehensively address schizophrenia in terms of etiology, symptoms (positive and negative), types and the “dopamine hypothesis” (562-572).
5. Discuss from C14 systematic desensitization, Beck’s cognitive therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (589-598).