For the first reading of "OMG! Texting in the Class" you have to read the whole article and do the following instructions: Write one page, double spaced summary of the article; briefly tell me what they were attempting to understand, what they did, what they found, your opinion, did they miss anything???
The second assignment is to: Review these biases (The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational) and chose one to summarize and give an example of how it's influenced your life! This is the link to open up the different biases.
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"OMG! Texting in the Class" Article Summary
In this study, psychologists wanted to test whether or not texting during class lecture impeded students’ understanding of the class material covered during the lecture. In order to ensure study accuracy, the researchers conducted two experiments, the first to observe the initial results and the second to replicate the findings.
In the first experiment, the researchers had 35 students text during a lecture on time management skills while 32 students did not. After the lecture, all the students had to take a quiz...
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