Exam 1 Review Sheet 2010

Exam 1 Review Sheet 2010 - 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 and understand everything from class. Also know the material from Chapters 1, 2 (pp. 25-28), and 10 regardless of whether I discussed it in class. Expanded version : Know everything about, and all examples relevant to, the following topics… Background What psychology is What psychologists do—jobs (‘rule’ of thirds, I/O psychology defined) Psychology vs. psychiatry, basic vs. applied End of chapter 1—basic tenets that all psychologists agree on History --- Aristotle, the early psychology labs, methods, and perspectives 6 current psychological perspectives Research going beyond common sense: likes attract, good study habits, the bystander effect Scientific method --- ‘OHDAC’, theory, hypotheses, empiricism The Nervous System Afferent, efferent, sensory, motor, interneurons Parts of a neuron, Action potential, how a neuron fires, synaptic transmission
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