Outline and Annotated Bibliography

Outline and Annotated Bibliography

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Outline and Annotated Bibliography

Gennifer Watson

PSY 101 – Introduction to Psychology

Donna Thomas

April 22, 2013

I. Introduction
The human brain is fascinating and mysterious at the same time. From conception till death the brain is processing and storing information. As we age our memory can sometimes fade making it hard to remember long term and at times short term memories.
II. Body paragraph #1 – The human brain is our body’s primary control center.
A. Supporting Evidence
1. http://science.nationalgeographic.com - It's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each individual's personality, memories, movements, and how we sense the world.
B. Explanation
1. The brain is responsible for who we are as a person. It determines how we act and speak, as well as how our memories will be preserved as we make our way through life.
III. Body paragraph #2 – Memories are made in our lives daily and stored in the brain.
A. Supporting Evidence
1. www.human-memory.net – Memory is our ability to encode, store, retain and subsequently recall information and past experiences in the human brain.
B. Explanation
1. Memories are made from things we have done, places we have been, music we have listened to and even foods we have tried. Everything we do produces some kind of memory that we will use throughout our life.
IV. Body Paragraph #3 – The brain is responsible for different types of memories.
A. Supporting Evidence
1. www.human-memory.net - What we usually think of as “memory” in day-to-day usage is actually long-term memory, but there are also important short-term and sensory memory processes, which must be worked through before a long-term memory can be established.
B. Explanation
1. People you met as a child and lost contact with would be considered a long term memory, when your older you can still recall them. Remembering a...

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