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Movie Critique: Akeelah & the Bee Instructions: With reference to the movie Akeelah and the Bee

answer the following questions. Please remember that your answers must be type-written, and you MUST follow APA format in completing your assignment (well-formatted cover page, Times New Roman or Arial font style, font size 12, double spaced, referencing, etc). 1a. With reference to Chapter 1: The Science & Practice of Psychology of the text Psychology: An Introduction (Kagan, Segal & Havemann, 2004), define the nature-nurture controversy. 1b. Discuss the significance of heredity and environment in fostering Akeelahs ability to spell. Which, in your opinion, had a greater impact?

2. With reference to Chapter 4: Conditioning and Learning, explain the terms reinforcement and punishment. From the movie, cite ONE example of reinforcement and explain why your cited example is either positive or negative reinforcement. Then cite ONE example of punishment and explain why your chosen example is either positive or negative punishment.

3a. With reference to Chapter 5: Remembering & Forgetting, define mnemonic devices. What mnemonic devices and other methods did Akeelah use to help her remember words? 3b. Define semantic and episodic memory and give an example of how Akeelah used each of these two types of memory to remember and spell words.

4. With reference to Chapter 15: Social Psychology, define social support. Explain, using examples, how Akeelah benefitted from social support in her quest to conquer the Bee.

5. What other thoughts do you have or highlights do you feel are important to include in your report on the movie Akeelah & the Bee? Instructions: With reference to the movie Akeelah and the Bee answer the following questions. Please remember that your answers must be type-written, and you MUST follow APA format in completing your assignment (well-formatted cover page, Times New Roman or Arial font style, font size 12, double spaced, referencing, etc). 1a. With reference to Chapter 1: The Science & Practice of Psychology of the text Psychology: An Introduction (Kagan, Segal & Havemann, 2004), define the nature-nurture controversy. 1b. Discuss the significance of heredity and environment in fostering Akeelahs ability to spell. Which, in your opinion, had a greater impact?

2. With reference to Chapter 4: Conditioning and Learning, explain the terms reinforcement and punishment. From the movie, cite ONE example of reinforcement and explain why your cited example is either positive or negative reinforcement. Then cite ONE example of punishment and explain why your chosen example is either positive or negative punishment.

3a. With reference to Chapter 5: Remembering & Forgetting, define mnemonic devices. What mnemonic devices and other methods did Akeelah use to help her remember words? 3b. Define semantic and episodic memory and give an example of how Akeelah used each of these two types of memory to remember and spell words.

4. With reference to Chapter 15: Social Psychology, define social support. Explain, using examples, how Akeelah benefitted from social support in her quest to conquer the Bee.

5. What other thoughts do you have or highlights do you feel are important to include in your report on the movie Akeelah & the Bee?