Outline of Concepts Covered on First Exam

Outline of Concepts Covered on First Exam - Psychology: The...

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Psychology: The Science of Mind Both a basic science and applied science Mind is not well-defined; c.f. "life" Conscious Experience Behavior/Action Nervous System The Roots of Psychology Religion Greek "psyche" Descartes (1596-1650) and Dualism Philosophy: William James (1842-1910) Physics--light and sound Physiology Natural Selection and Comparative Biology Neurology--Phineas Gage Mental Illness Reflexes, Reactions, and the Speed of Thought Mind: Soul or Machine (René Descartes, 1596-1650) Automatons Reflexes Dualism The First Experiments in Psychology Astronomy: The Personal Equation Helmholtz: Velocity of the Nerve Impulse Donders: Simple and Choice Reaction Time Reaction Time As an Analytic Technique Stroop Effect Mental Rotation Reflexes and the Discovery of the Synapse Sherrington and the Synapse Reflex Latency Summation (Temporal and Spatial) The Synapse Reflex Inhibition Flexors and Extensors: Reciprocal Inhibition Disinhibition: Brain Damage Release of Approach Release of Withdrawal Gait Development Scientific Method
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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