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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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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course OS 286 taught by Professor Ormsby during the Fall '08 term at Clarkson University .
- Fall '08