1. Describe various definitions of stress, including the difference between stimulus-based and response-based stress and good stress and bad stress.
  2. Define coping and differentiate between problem-focused and emotion-focused coping.  In addition, describe the importance of perceived control in our reactions to stress
  3.  Compare and Discuss the Differences between Jean Piaget’s Stages of Development and  Erik Erickson’s.  Which theory do you believe is more closely associated with your own beliefs.
  4.  Describe Kohlberg’s theory of moral development and the stages of reasoning
  5.  Explain how people with psychological disorders have been treated throughout the ages and discuss deinstitutionalization
  6.  Explain the basic process and uses of play and behavior therapy
  7.  Explain and compare biomedical therapies
  8.  Describe the basic features of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) and how it is used to classify disorders
  9.  Describe social roles, social norms, and scripts and how they influence behavior
  10. Explain the process and the findings of Zimbardo’s Stanford prison experiment