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Big Bang Theory–Yerkes-Dodson

In this clip, Amy is using Sheldon as a subject to find his optimum anxiety zone.  The whole episode relates to this concept Season 8- Episode 13. Big Bang Theory the Research   Advertisements

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Sublimation- The Big Bang Theory

Sheldon diverts his sorrow over his break up with Amy by collecting cats.  🙂

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Cognition- The Big Bang Theory

Prototypes and priming abound (maybe a little overconfidence effect)!!! The last person I would want to play Pictionary with is Sheldon Cooper!

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Personality–The Big Bang Theory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV6DpJKW6a0 Sheldon sits down to have Leonard conduct a therapy session.  However, the roles get reversed.  They make several references to personality theory that could make for a fun introduction or 3 minute break during this unit.

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Memory–The Big Bang Theory

Amy attempts to get Sheldon to transfer favorable feelings from his childhood memories onto her.

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Memory–The Big Bang Theory

Sheldon shows off his eidetic memory in this clip from The Big Bang Theory.

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Operant Conditioning–Big Bang Theory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy_mIEnnlF4&feature=related

This well known clip from popular TV show “The Big Bang Theory” shows Sheldon using elements of operant conditioning to teach Penny what he considers “more desirable behaviors.”

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