Discuss the case of Genie.

1. Discuss the case of Genie. Evaluate how her isolation could have affected each of her senses as well as learning and developmental skills. Be specific and give examples. What is the significance of this case on childhood development and social responsibility?

2. Watch the video on the Humanoid robot with Autistic Children. Discuss the Autistic Spectrum from a biopsychological perspective including any causative factors. Give examples. In your opinion, why are the children able to repond the the robot versus human stimulus. How might this concept apply to other childhood developmental disorders?

Textbook needed: “Biopsychology 9/E – John Pinel” (Chapter 9).