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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Psychology Study Guide Final Exam (Cumulative Portion) Chapter 1: What is Psychology? Overview of schools of thought (Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism, Humanism) Define theory , hypothesis, and operational definition Research methods-- Observational-- Correlational (inc. understanding the correlation coefficient)-- Experimental (inc. IV/DV, control/exp group, random assignment) Ethical principles Chapter 2: Biological Influences Parts of the neuron (cell body, dendrites, axon, myelin sheath) Overview of neural transmission and synaptic transmission (i.e., understand the difference) Major divisions of the nervous system (know the general function of each) Four lobes of the cerebral cortex & the corpus callosum (know location & general function of each) Chapter 3: Sensation & Perception Definition of sensation vs. perception Vision-- Basic structure & function (e.g., cornea, pupil, iris, lens, retina) -- Understand function of rods & cones...
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- Fall '08