Dic altruism [ˈæltruɪzəm] the principle/practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others ; unselfish concern, kindness
-> altruistic [æltruˈɪstɪk] unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others; unselfish, humanitarian, philanthropic egoistic, selfish
hypothesis [haɪˈpɒθəsɪs] a suggested explanation for a group of facts or phenomena, an assumption used in an argument without its being endorsed; assumption, premise, proposition: to formulate/confirm a ~, a ~ about … -> hypothesize
- Read-> Main Ideas, Details => Speak the main idea of the article in 60 sec.
- Read for Vocabulary/Expressions: (par.1) subject a person as an object of medical, surgical, or psychological treatment or experiment. hypothesize-> hypothesis [haɪˈpɒθəsɪs] a suggested explanation for a group of facts or phenomena, either accepted as a basis for further verification (Par.2) neural- -neuroscience-neuro-economics-> neuron [nʊərɒn] a specialized, impulse-conducting cell that is the functional unit of the nervous system, consisting of the cell body and its processes, the axon and dendrites. (Par.3) bring about; cause success, achieve, generate
- Vocabulary Skill: Phrasal Verbs set up, call out, figure out, help out, point out, grow out of
- set off: begin a journey - set off for London.
- set sth off: explode; ~ fireworks, make an alarm start ringing; ~the alarm
- set out: start a journey, start doing something
- What do you think A-1 Discuss how altruistic you are, when or in what occasions you become more or less altruistic to others.
- What do you think B-1=> What do you think has more influence on our decision to help others, the presence of others, human nature or learning?
Write 5~8 sentences in response including an example or two.
learning (psychology) the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology Reading-1 Child Prodigies
contrast [verb kənˈtræst; noun ˈkɒntræst]
(v) - to compare two things to show the difference: ~ A and/with B, ~ youth and age
- to show a clear difference: Her actions ~s with her promises.
(n) – a difference between two or more people/things: ~ between A and B, ~ to/with sb/sth
We sold two today in ~ to four yesterday.
-> A. meanwhile/in the meantime-> B. Learn how the words that indicate comparison/contract are used.
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