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Types of psychology Brain-in-the-vat problem History and Research Methods Major philosophical quandaries: - mind-body dualism / monism - free will vs. determinism - nature vs. nurture Deductive vs. inductive methods Qualities of the scientific method - falsifiability of hypotheses - replicability of findings - parsimonious explanation - devaluation of anecdotal evidence Naturalistic observations (definition)
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Case histories (definition) Correlational studies Correlation vs. causation Experiment (definition) Experimental and control conditions Dependent, independent variables Purpose of descriptive vs. inferential statistics Neuroscience Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) Electroencephalography (EEG)
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Hindbrain w/functions Midbrain w/functions Forebrain w/functions Prosopagnosia Autonomic Nervous System w/ branches Limbic system w/functions Reticular Formation w/functions Orienting response Protective & pathological reflexes
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Reflex Saccades vs. smooth tracking eye movements Corpus callosum Phrenology "Binding problem" Parkinson's disease Effects of prefrontal damage and prefrontal lobotomy Language areas of brain
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