Final Exam Study Guide

Final Exam Study Guide - STUDY GUIDE FOR THE FIFTH (FINAL)...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
STUDY GUIDE FOR THE FIFTH (FINAL) EXAM CHAPTER 1 o The Advantage Of The Experimental Method Independent variables are manipulated Effects change others Dependent variables are measured Depends on other (comes second) Subject does or say (behavior or action; comes first) Compares treatment group to control STRENGTHS Manipulating variables Control outside influences Cause and effect relationship Example Watching TV causes aggression o TV is independent variable o Aggression is dependent variable Can identify cause and effect relationship but may be artificial and contrived CHAPTER 2 o The Largest Lobe Of The Brain The frontal lobe is the largest of the brain’s lobe Which contain motor cortex, Broca’s area and the frontal association area Begins at front of brain and extend to top of skull CHAPTER 3 o Attention
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
defined as the process of sorting through sensations and selecting some of them for further processing. Without attention, perception of all but the most familiar sensations would be impossible Inattentional blindness Occurs when we shirt our attention from one subject to another and, in the process, fail to notice changes in objects to which we are not directly paying attention Video of a basketball game and a gorilla stands in the middle however most participants did not notice this because they were asked to count how many times the ball was passed from the white team to the black team Cocktail party phenomenon Hear a name at a party and only listen to that conversation than When a person hears their name, a person assumes that whatever is to follow will be personally meaningful to you. o And might miss a more meaningful conversation However can still pay attention to many details at on CHAPTER 4 o REM Rebound The increased amount of REM sleep that occurs after REM deprivation; often associated with unpleasant dreams or nightmares Go into REM faster and dream or have vivid nightmares--- much more than normal (caused by drugs and alcohol, sleep deprivation) REM rebound causes dreams while awake (hallucinations) Off drugs - vivid nightmares REM deprivation Effects mood, alertness, body temp rises, immunity and cognitive tasks o Chronically deprive sleep immunity is compromised REM dreams are of recent events, problems
Background image of page 2
o Happens in everyday setting o Dream about unsolved problems Alcohol, amphetamines, cocaine, and LSD suppress REM sleep and withdrawal from these drugs results in a REM rebound CHAPTER 5 o Bandura’s “Bobo Doll” Experiment Children and aggression Who are they going to imitate Adult hit the doll and beat it up first Children watched the film live, in film and a cartoon version Then children imitated the adults Two control groups who didn’t see aggression Kids were more aggressive after viewing Imitate behavior directly Saw aggression, unleashed the natural aggression inside of humans
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course PSY 110 taught by Professor Campbell during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.

Page1 / 34

Final Exam Study Guide - STUDY GUIDE FOR THE FIFTH (FINAL)...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online