MIDTERM FAIR GAME SHEET

MIDTERM FAIR GAME SHEET - PSYCHOLOGY 1 - Introduction to...

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PSYCHOLOGY 1 -- Introduction to Psychology Fall Quarter 2009 Alan J. Fridlund, Ph.D. TENTATIVE FAIR-GAME SHEET - MIDTERM EXAM Introductory Lecture 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) Case histories (definition) Correlational studies Correlation vs. causation Experiment (definition) Experimental and control conditions
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Dependent, independent variables Purpose of descriptive vs. inferential statistics Neuroscience Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) Electroencephalography (EEG) Hindbrain w/functions Midbrain w/functions Forebrain w/functions Autonomic Nervous System w/ branches Limbic system w/functions Reticular Formation w/functions Orienting response Infant & pathological reflexes 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 Nonfluent (Broca's) and fluent (Wernicke's) aphasias
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