The discussion assignment provides a forum to discuss the relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. Make sure to answer the discussion question by the due date assigned. Provide a detailed response to the topic question in the Discussion Area. For this assignment, post your responses directly in the Discussion Area. Do not use attached documents.
To support your work, make sure to utilize your course and text readings. When asked, utilize outside sources as well. As in all assignments, make sure to provide in-text citations and references for the sources used in your work utilizing APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
George was a participant in a visual priming experiment. He thinks that according to the study, subliminal perception can greatly influence behavior. He asks your opinion about purchasing subliminal message CDs to help him quit smoking.
Research and describe some of the history of subliminal messages, their origins, and use in pop-culture.
Research the online library for scholarly articles on subliminal messages and explain what you found regarding their validity.
Based on what you found compare and contrast the validity of use on individuals and groups.
Based on what you leaned thus far regarding learning and cognitive processes, what advice would you give George regarding quitting smoking?