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Study_Guide_Exam_1 - • Know all of the various schools of...

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Below is a study guide for Exam #1. Keep in mind that I am looking at your exam questions while writing the study guide. Be sure you know what the terms are, how they have been researched, and describe your answers in your own words. I decided to limit your test to the first three chapters. You can do quite well focusing on the material below. Enjoy! Why is drug withdrawal a painful experience for addicts? Can there be more than one neurotransmitter involved in any singular synaptic connection? (Ans.: Of course) What does it mean to be randomly assigned? What does it mean to be debriefed? Explain what a correlation is and its mathematical representation. What is responsible for carrying information from the central nervous system to tissue? (Ans. Motor-neurons) What is an independent and dependent variable? What do we know about Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and neurotransmitters? What is an agonist/antagonist and how do they work?
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Unformatted text preview: • Know all of the various schools of psychology and their arguments. • What is research replication and why do it? • What were the Greek philosophers interested in discovering? • Know our policies described on our syllabus well. • Know all of the research methods discussed in class along with their strengths and weaknesses. • Why study animals? • What comprises the limbic system, endocrine system, sympathetic nervous system, peripheral nervous system & central nervous system? • How do neurons communicate? • What is the placebo effect? • According to ancient Greek civilizations, what is psychology? • Know all of your brain lobes, their location and their responsibilities. • In order to measure either a physical or mental construct, what criteria must the measure meet? • What is the difference between the mean, median and mode?...
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