Why is the right brain/left brain theory (lateralization) being criticized as psuedo-science by leading psychologists and brain scholars? Students will explore this popularized theory in depth by partaking in a fun survey, experiencing firsthand how split brain patients feel, and analyzing the claim
Topics@Psychology #4: A Problem with the Concept of Freewill
An Introduction to the Freewill vs Determinism Debate from an unusual, counter-intuitive angle
Ideal to show as an extension to studying issues and debates.
The PPT slides progressively cover the Benjamin Libet argument and builds up t
Each eye sees objects from two slightly different angles. The brain is able to use retinal disparity and the information about the position of each eye to judge the distance of the object. This demonstration is designed to give students an appreciation of binocular depth cues by playing a "simple" g