sensorimotor obsessive compulsive disorder
Wilson, Josephine F. (2013). Biological Basis of Behavior. San Diego: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. ISBN: 9781621781035
• Chapter 5: Control of Movement
• Chapter 6: Vision and Audition
• Chapter 7: Taste, Smell, and the Body Senses
Snadlund, M., McDonough, M., & Hager-Ross, C. (2009). Interactive computer play in rehabilitation of children with sensorimotor disorders: A systematic review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 51(3), 173-180. (ProQuest ID 1663854221).
Sensory System. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8hrI6zbUjQ This is a video lecture overview of the sensory systems. Science Help at Brightstorm! http://brightstorm.com/science Understanding the functions of the sensory system.
Search the empirical research literature to find 2 or 3 articles on the treatment of a sensorimotor disorder. Describe the characteristics and origin of the disorder that you identified. Then compare and contrast the different approaches to treating the disorder in terms of technique and effectiveness. Be sure to discuss the challenges underlying the treatment of the disorder you chose. Your paper should be 3-5 pages in length, excluding title page and reference section.
Point Value of this Written Assignment: 10
This Discussion Question aligns with the following weekly outcomes: 2
This Discussion Question aligns with the following course outcomes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Week Three Written Assignment Grading Criteria
Content Criteria 4 Points
At least 2 research studies are provided focused on a particular sensorimotor
The biological cause of the disorder is discussed
The treatment of the disorder is discussed
Writing and Organization Criteria 2 Points
The central theme/purpose of the paper is clear.
The structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
The thoughts are clear and include appropriate beginning, development, and conclusion.
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
The paper uses words and language that are inclusive, clear, and unambiguous.
Spelling is correct.
Research Criteria 2 Points
The paper includes a summary and analysis of research materials that are relevant to the assignment, e.g. scholarly journals, professional articles, legal documents, government documents, legal decisions, media clips, software, measurement instruments websites, personal communication, etc.
Professional/scholarly journals are peer reviewed and focus on the profession/application of psychology (located on ProQuest, EBSCOHost, PsycNET, etc.). Non-scholarly articles include newspapers, periodicals, secular magazines, etc, and are not peer reviewed. Websites not approved include wilkipedia.com and about.com.
Research focuses on the most current information (past five to ten years) except when citing seminal works (e.g. Freud, Erickson, etc.).
Paper includes the appropriate number of references required by the assignment.
When appropriate, the paper addresses ethical considerations in research.
Style Criteria 2 Points
The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
The paper is double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
The paper includes an APA style cover page.
The paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
The paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
The paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
Total Possible Points 10 Points