Compare and contrast Heath’s goals and Miesenboeck’s goals.

Select and complete one of the following assignments:

Option 1: Environmental and Evolutionary Psychology Presentation

Watch the “Robert Heath: Experimental Psychosurgery on African-American” and “Application of Heath’s Research” videos available on the student website.

Prepare a 10- 12 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes demonstrating how Gero Miesenboeck has expanded on Heath’s research to apply classical conditioning techniques as an alternative to invasive surgery.

Address the following in your presentation:

·         Compare and contrast Heath’s goals and Miesenboeck’s goals.

·         Discuss how the experiments with flies demonstrate classical conditioning.

·         Discuss how these changes would be viewed from each of the four learning theories.

Option 2:Environmental and Evolutionary Psychology Handout

Watch the “Robert Heath: Experimental Psychosurgery on African-American” and “Application of Heath’s Research” videos available on the student website.

Prepare a 3- to 5-page handout for your classmates, demonstrating how Gero Miesenboeck has expanded on Heath’s research to apply classical conditioning techniques as an alternative to invasive surgery.

Address the following in your handout:

·         Compare and contrast Heath’s goals and Miesenboeck’s goals.

·       Discuss how the experiments with flies demonstrate classical conditioning.