Exam 1 Studyguide smith 1-6

Exam 1 Studyguide smith 1-6 - Chapter 1 Introduction to...

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Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology Important people to know: William James Wilhelm Wundt Edward Titchener Carl Rogers Important concepts to know: Inclusive fitness theory Nature-nurture debate Schools of thought Modern Models of Psychology Psychology versus Psychiatry Chapter 2: The Science of Psychology Important people to know: Robert Rosenthal Martin Orne Stanley Milgram Important concepts to know: The scientific method Independent, dependent, and intervening variables Types of experiments (quasi, case study, survey, observation, correlational studies) Reliability versus validity Experimenter bias Demand characteristics Chapter 3: Neuroscience Important people to know: Phineas Gage Roger Sperry Important concepts to know: Parts of a neuron Nerve impulse (what it is and how it works) All-or-none Law Synapse Neurotransmitters Nucleus versus ganglion Central nervous system Peripheral nervous system
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Somatic nervous system Autonomic nervous system Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Capo during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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Exam 1 Studyguide smith 1-6 - Chapter 1 Introduction to...

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