PSYC 1 STUDY GUIDE - PSYC 1 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1 1. Define...

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PSYC 1 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1 1. Define Psychology 2. Describe the major perspectives in psychology. (i.e. psychoanalytic, behavioral, etc.) 3. Review history of the field. 4. Compare and contrast the experimental research method compared to the correlational method. CHAPTER 2 1. What is the basic genetic component of chromosomes? DNA? 2. Describe the anatomy of a neuron. 3. What is a neurotransmitter?
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4. What is the structure and function of the nervous system? 5. Describe the Endocrine system. 6. What are the major structures of the brain? And what do they do? CHAPTER 3 1. Define consciousness. 2. What are circadian rhythms? 3. Describe the biological and psychological interpretation of dreams. 4. What are the various types of drugs and their effects?
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CHAPTER 4 1. What is the nature vs. nurture controversy? 2. What is the sequence of prenatal development? 3. What is the attachment theory? What research has been done? 4. What are Erikson’s and Piaget’s theories?
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2008 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Vand during the Spring '08 term at City College of San Francisco.

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PSYC 1 STUDY GUIDE - PSYC 1 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1 1. Define...

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