PSYCH 1XX3 Lecture Notes - Four Loko, Birth Order, Caffeine

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Baby eating lemons, dancing during lecture: same reaction, unexpected events have greater effects. Heart burn and baby hair: http://voices. yahoo. com/pregnant-mothers-heartburn-expect-babies-451594. html. Interactions between science, media, and public can lead to erroneous beliefs. Case study: the four loko study: /can, 12% alcohol +caffeine+ unusual flavours, lead to massive intoxications, and even deaths, shep seigel. Maybe because it"s really cheap, but no. Certain university students may be consuming more of this alcohol. Perhaps there might be a predisposition for consuming alcohol in certain people, not everyone. Watching someone consume alcohol, may increase your likelihood of drinking. Similarly with genetic traits: testing predisposition for alcoholism. What happens the very first time a person consumes alcohol, provided that the family has a history of drinking. High responsiveness: these individuals are not likely to become alcoholics. Low responsiveness: these individuals are more likely to go ahead and become alcoholics. Infants change more rapidly than older people: birth order.

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