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Psyc 310, Summer Session Dr. Mills

If you have questions, email me at: [memills@gmail.com]


WEEK 3



TOPICS: Chapter 3 Understanding Evolution


Topics: Understanding evolution / The fundamental sex differences / Reproductive value, potential, and variance / Inclusive fitness / Parental investment theory / The two most fundamental differences between the sexes / summary of predicted gender differences and the resulting "battle of the sexes"




DOWNLOAD AND PRINT LECTURE POWERPOINT SLIDES:

Download the PowerPoint slides for this lecture:

Part 1: https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9CeNGEoAbqyOGI5NGVkNDItZWQ2Yy00YTA3LThjZjAtMDc3ZjhhZTFjNDBj&hl=en_US Part 2: https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9CeNGEoAbqyNDU2MzkxZDQtOGRmMy00NjQ4LWFkMDItZTNhYzdlNTY2YzRk&hl=en_US

Or, if you don't have PowerPoint (or are using a Mac), you can download a PDF file of the slides here:

Part 1: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9CeNGEoAbqyMTAxYTg1NTgtMzM2MS00MTc1LTk5ODYtNWM4Nzc0NjZjM2Fk&hl=en_US Part 2: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9CeNGEoAbqyMzY0ODBiZDctNDViYi00MTdjLThhNjEtMTFmYjVkNGFlMTll&hl=en_US

You may wish to print out the PowerPoint file, so that you can write notes on it as you listen to the lecture. (Note: There may be a few slight differences between the PowerPoint on the recorded lecture and the PowerPoint that you download.)



LECTURE:

OPTION 1: Classroom Lecture Recording:

Chapter 3 Part 1: [[1]] Start with scene 9, watch though the end (scene 37)

Part 2: [[2]] Start with scene 1, end with scene 51

Part 3: [[3]] Start with scene 2, to the end (scene 58).

Part 4: [[4]] Start with scene 2, go to end (scene 40).

OPTION 2: PowerPoint Slides with Narration.

The password for the videos is: zebra

Part 1: [[5]]

Part 2: [[6]]

Part 3: [[7]]


ONLINE VIDEOS:

Making Sex Pay: [[8]]


READINGS:

Mills, Chapter 3 http://drmills-lmu.com/wiki-book/index.php?title=Textbook





TOPICS: Chapter 4 -- The Fundamental Sex Differences


Topics: The fundamental sex differences / Reproductive value, potential, and variance / Inclusive fitness / Parental investment theory / The two most fundamental differences between the sexes / summary of predicted gender differences and the resulting "battle of the sexes"



DOWNLOAD AND PRINT LECTURE POWERPOINT SLIDES:

Download the PowerPoint slides for this lecture: https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9CeNGEoAbqyYTU0Nzk1MGItYTU0My00ZGVlLTgwMTAtY2JhZGYyNjhkYzAy&hl=en_US

Or, if you don't have PowerPoint (or are using a Mac), you can download a PDF file of the slides here: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9CeNGEoAbqyMTY3NzA0NDktZDM3ZS00Y2FhLThkMmYtYzdiZWM4NWMxODZm&hl=en_US

You may wish to print out the PowerPoint file, so that you can write notes on it as you listen to the lecture. (Note: There may be a few slight differences between the PowerPoint on the recorded lecture and the PowerPoint that you download.)



LECTURE:

OPTION 1: Classroom Lecture Recording:

Unavailable due an audio problem during the recording.

OPTION 2: PowerPoint Slides with Narration

[[9]]


READINGS:

Mills, Chapter 4 http://drmills-lmu.com/wiki-book/index.php?title=Textbook

Psychology Today blog post: Which Sex is Playing a Higher Stakes (Reproductive) Game? [[10]]



ONLINE VIDEOS:


Male seahorse giving birth [http:www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKrkXXaRMUI| http:www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKrkXXaRMUI]
Male pregnancy -- pipefish [http:www.guardian.co.uk/science/video/2010/mar/17/pipefish-male-pregnancy| http:www.guardian.co.uk/science/video/2010/mar/17/pipefish-male-pregnancy]

TOPICS: Chapter 5 -- Female Animal Reproductive Strategies


Topics: The fundamental sex differences / Reproductive value, potential, and variance / Inclusive fitness / Parental investment theory / The two most fundamental differences between the sexes / summary of predicted gender differences and the resulting "battle of the sexes"



DOWNLOAD AND PRINT LECTURE POWERPOINT SLIDES:

Download the PowerPoint slides for this lecture: https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9CeNGEoAbqyMDI0NDNjYmYtN2UyYi00YTZmLWE0ZDYtNTViYmYzZjYyYmQ4&hl=en_US

Or, if you don't have PowerPoint (or are using a Mac), you can download a PDF file of the slides here: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9CeNGEoAbqyYzk5YTdlMjktYTQ4My00ZjkxLTkxMDgtMTc2ZDI3MTc3MjQy&hl=en_US

You may wish to print out the PowerPoint file, so that you can write notes on it as you listen to the lecture. (Note: There may be a few slight differences between the PowerPoint on the recorded lecture and the PowerPoint that you download.)



LECTURE:

OPTION 1: Classroom Lecture Recording: Chapter 5 Part 1: [[11]] Start with scene 26, end with scene 35.

Part 2: [[12]] Start with scene 10, end with scene 33.

OPTION 2: PowerPoint narration: [[13]]



READINGS:

Mills, Chapter 5 [[14]]


HOMEWORK

DISCUSSION FORUM.

BEFORE Sunday, 8pm PST, POST TO THE CLASS WEEK 3 DISCUSSION FORUM (Worth up to 5 points)


Write at least a few sentences describing a question you have, or a relevant comment / reflection, related to one of the class topics this week. The more you demonstrate that you have given some serious thought / investigation to the issue (maybe cite and link to some relevant articles, news or research), the higher your points awarded for this assignment will be (up to a maximum of 5 points). Also, please respond to at least one other thread by another student.

> Go to my.lmu.edu Click on: System Login Click on Brightspace Click on our class Select Discussion from the menu item list at the top Click on the blue highlighted Week 3 Click "Start a New Thread" > Add your comment or question. Remember to include one or two links to an article(s) related to your topic and briefly summarize what you found. > Remember to write a reply to at least one other's post to get full credit. (Worth up to 5 points).


After you have written your comment, remember to save it before exiting.





QUIZ: On the above materials on Sunday at 8:00pm PST.

Our online quiz will available this Sunday starting at 8pm PST. You can start the exam at any time from 8:00 - 8:30. The test timer will start when you begin to take the test.

There will be a total of 20 questions on the quiz. You will have 20 minutes to complete the quiz. You may spend as much or as little time on any particular question, as long as you do not exceed the time limit. If you do, the system will notify me and you will be penalized one point for each overtime minute.

To take the quiz:

Go to my.lmu.edu Click on: System Logins Click on Brightspace Click on our class Select Quizzes from the menu item list at the top > Select Week 3 Quiz (or Quiz 3)

I will be monitoring my email during the testing time window. If you have any problems taking the test, email me immediately: [memills@gmail.com]


IF YOU LOSE YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION TO MyLMUConnect (Blackboard) DURING THE TEST:


If you lose your connection to the internet during the test, try this:

Do NOT close the web browser window. Click the reload/refresh button on your web browser If that doesn't work. try to re-login into LMUConnect immediately

If you can't re-establish a connection with MyLMUConnect, it will not allow you to take it again until I reset the test. If this happens, email me immediately and I will reset the test so that it will allow you to re-take it.



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