Exam 1 Review Sheet 2008

Exam 1 Review Sheet 2008 - Review Sheet - PSYC 2004, Exam 1...

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Review Sheet --- PSYC 2004, Exam 1 Kurt A. Hoffman The exam will be 50 multiple choice questions. Here’s a list of what you need to know… Short version : Know everything from class. There will also be a few questions from the textbook readings listed on the syllabus (but no questions from Chapter 3 or 5, unless I covered that material in class). Expanded version : Know everything about, and all examples relevant to, the following topics… Background What psychology is; definitions of behavior and mental processes What psychologists do—jobs History --- early labs and perspectives 8 current psychological perspectives Research going beyond common sense: likes attract, good study habits, the bystander effect 4 attitudes that characterize scientists Scientific method --- ‘OHDAC’, theory, empiricism, variables, operational definitions, populations and random samples The Nervous System Afferent, efferent, sensory, motor, interneurons Parts of a neuron, Action potential, how a neuron fires—electrical charge and ion
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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