Psych exam I review

Psych exam I review - Psychology 107 Exam #1 Focus Points...

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Exam #1 Focus Points This guide is meant to guide your studying in the direction of topics that will most likely be covered on the exam. For nearly all of the topics, be prepared to recognize examples of each and spontaneously generate definitions and examples on your own. If you know everything covered by this guide thoroughly , then you should score at least a 95% on the exam. All of this guide was constructed by revisiting the lecture slides and looking at the textbook. If you can’t find an answer to a question, look again. And if you still can’t find the answer, ask a study buddy or Dr. Kim during a scheduled review session. NOTE: This guide doesn’t include material on “Consciousness,” which will be on Exam #1. The portion on “Consciousness” will be posted after lecture . Introduction In what ways is psychology a scientific enterprise? What is mind-body dualism? What did Descartes believe? What are structuralism and functionalism? Who was Sigmund Freud and what did he believe about human behavior? What is the behavioral perspective? Research Methods What is a theory? What are characteristics of a good theory? What is descriptive research? What are types of descriptive research? What are the major advantages of descriptive research? What are the major disadvantages of descriptive research? What is a correlation statistic? What does it mean if a correlation is positive? Negative? What does it mean if a correlation statistic reveals no relationship between two variables? What does it mean if a correlation is strong?
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