Introduction To Psychology - Exam 1 Guide

Introduction To Psychology - Exam 1 Guide - Introduction to...

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Introduction to Psychology Review Guide for Test 1 Module 1: Definition of, 4 general goals (description, explanation, prediction, control), modern approaches (know basic ideas behind biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytic, humanistic and cross-cultural psychologies), historical approaches -- antecedents (philosophy & biology), structuralism, functionalism, gestalt, behaviorism (know what these 4 are, as well as the related names we noted), vocational view -- clinical psychologists vs. psychiatrists (know the difference), areas of specialization (social/personality, developmental, experimental, biological, cognitive, psychometrics -- know the basic gist of each). Module 2: SURVEYS -- basic idea, advantage, disadvantages, population, sample, representative sample, random selection, the idea that the optimum is the largest representative sample size. CASE STUDIES -- basic idea, advantages, disadvantages, problematic aspects of personal beliefs & self-fulfilling prophecies, placebos, placebo effect. CORRELATION (know this as in class, which has a bit more detail than the book), correlation coefficient ( r ), what its various values indicate, scatter plots, best fit
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