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History, Intro, Mindset, Brain and Neuropsychology, Consciousness & Sleep Study Guide Questions History and Introduction to Psychology (Chapter 1) 1) What is the study of Psychology? (1.1) 2) Who is Wilhelm Wundt and what was he trying to measure in his laboratory? (1.2) 3) Who is William James? (1.2) 4) Who is Mary Whiton Calkins and why is she noteworthy? (search internet sources and please cite source of your answer) 5) Identify 3 branches of Psychology of interest to you and briefly explain what each branch studies (1.3). Growth Mindset (See link on Moodle to Carol Dweck’s Mindset Article) 1) How does Dweck explain the difference between Fixed and Growth Mindsets? (lecture) 2) What three “bad things” happen to children when we praise them for being smart? Why? What does Dweck say is better to praise them for and why? a. b. c. 3) If someone says to you, “I’m terrible at academic work, that’s not my strong suit, and I will never do well in college,” how would you explain to them Dweck’s basic findings about this. In one sentence, what encouragement would you give them that exhibit a “growth” mindset mentality?
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  • Spring '18
  • Steven E Wampler
  • Carol Dweck

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