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psy2012studyguidexam1 - PSY 2012 : STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1...

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PSY 2012 : STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1 History of Psychology (Book: Prologue) What does psychology study? What does psychology do? (3 things) Know the main contribution of the following (e.g., did they establish a field, were they the first woman to get a Ph.D. in psychology, etc.) o Aristotle o Gall o Wundt o William James o Freud o Calkins o Washburn o Skinner o Sumner A phrenologist would claim to be able to do what? Psychology has several sub-fields. Be able to identify the area of study for each: o Biological psychology (neuroscience) o Developmental o Cognitive o Clinical o Social o Industrial/organizational What’s are the differences between “psychology” and “psychiatry” in terms of: o Degree earned (Ph.D. vs M.D.) o Prescription privileges (Rx) o Areas for study Scientific Method (Book: Ch 1) Be familiar with the following terms discussed in class or the text: (make sure that you could identify an example of each) o Hindsight bias o False consensus bias o Skepticism o Theory o Hypothesis
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o Random sampling o Replication o Inductive reasoning o Deductive reasoning o Independent variable o Dependent variable There are several different types of investigations used in psychology. Know what each type of investigation involves, and which one is best for o
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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