Psychology Review Session Exam 1

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Unformatted text preview: Psychology Review Session Exam 1 REV IEW SESSION 1 Take notes from slides and videos? Yes remember concepts being taught Conceptual question (understand major concepts) Understand major terms and apply them to questions Know major parts of the brain 3 major portions of brain and what they do What specific lobes do Lymbic system Parts and what they do Sams Lecture: Tri-am brain Primitive (reptilian) Brain stems - keeps us alive Cerebellum Spinal cord Limbic system (mid-brain) Cerebral cortex Responsible for planning and thinking Most developed in Human than others Responsible for four different lobes frontal, partial, occipital, temporal Where 4 lobes are in brain and what they are? Hypothalamus Pituitary gland and hormone productions Biological clock is located in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of hypothalamus Hippocampus Memories How develops? It develops more. Ex: taxi drives need to learn routes Amygdala Emotions Phobia and fear Charles Whitman Wrong with brain? Impulse control screwed system up and he couldnt control impulses Put pressure on certain part of brain No questions on history of psychology. Know concepts: behavioral vs. structural Dont like memorization, use concepts. UT Shooter Looks at Migdala & hypathalous Not in book Causation: : first variable actually affect the second variable (NOT height and weight because they do not cause one another) Ex: free throw shooting and increasing free throw accuracy Ex: Running increase heart rate CORRELATION DOES NOT I MPLY CAUSATION! Directional: one thing is responsible for another variable Ex: correlation studies (ice cream and drowning : they are related but they do not cause each other) Confounding variable vs. __?___ = dont worry about studying 45 questions on test: book and lecture 5 questions from each lecture...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSY 35147 taught by Professor Gosling during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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