Shim Exam 1 Review Sheet

Shim Exam 1 Review - 1 2 3 4 5 6 Review PS 101 Exam 1 Bio-psycho-social a A.k.a BPS form of model that addresses the bio psycho and social effects

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Review - PS 101 Exam 1 1) Bio-psycho-social a) A.k.a BPS – form of model that addresses the bio, psycho, and social effects on a person to measure their psychological health b) Model was theorized by Engel in 1970s in the University of Rochester 2) Levels of analysis a) Psychology is empirical b) Heredity and environment jointly influence behavior (nature & nurture) c) Behavior determined by multiple causes d) Our experience of the world is highly subjective e) Psychology is theoretically diverse f) Psychology evolves in a socio-cultural context i) Freud’s theory of personality ii) Jeffrey D turned into a killer 3) Diathesis-stressor a) Explains behavior as both a result of biological and genetic factors & life experiences b) Diathesis – predisposition (vulnerability) c) Stressors – events d) Holmes and Rahe 4) Nature-nurture argument a) Locke’s idea of “tabula rasa” – clean slate
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Shim during the Fall '08 term at BU.

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Shim Exam 1 Review - 1 2 3 4 5 6 Review PS 101 Exam 1 Bio-psycho-social a A.k.a BPS form of model that addresses the bio psycho and social effects

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