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STUDY GUIDE – EXAM 1 Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology (10 questions) Definition of psychology Empiricism Nativist argument (nature versus nurture) Structuralism (systematic introspection) Functionalism Behaviorism Psychoanalysis Humanism Eclectic approach Chapter 2: Psychological Research (10 questions) Scientific Method Operational Definition Descriptive research (Reactivity and External validity) Case studies Surveys (Random Sampling) Descriptive Statistics (Mean, Median, Mode) Inferential Statistics Correlation (What it is and it’s relation to causality) Experimental research  Independent and Dependent Variables Counfounding Variables Internal Validity Hawthorne and Expectancy Effects Methods to control bias (Single- and Double-blind Study) Chapter 4; Chapter 5, p. 160 – 168: Biological Processes (15 questions) Neurons (Anatomy of, Transmission) Synapses Neurotransmitters Agonists/Antagonists Central and Peripheral Nervous System
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Unformatted text preview: Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Wernickes and Brocas Area Monitoring Brain Function (EEG, CT Scan, PET Scan, MRI) Forebrain Cerebral Cortex Thalamus & Hypothalamus Limbic System Hemispheres (Lobes, Lateralization - Corpus Callosum) Phineas Gage Split brain Chapter 5: Sensation & Perception (15 questions) Vision Transduction Anatomy of the eye (Cornea, Lens, Pupil, Iris, Retina) Accomodation (Lens) Rods and cones Dark adaptation Trichromatic and Opponent Process Color Theory Gestalt principles of organization Depth cues (Monocular and Binocular) Perceptual constancy Hearing Anatomy of the ear (Pinna, eardrum or tympanic membrane, middle ear, cochlea) Detecting pitch (Place and Frequency Theory) Touch Somatosensory Coretx (body maps) Pain (Gate Control Theory) Stimulus Detection Absolute Threshold Signal Detection Theory Just noticeable difference (jnd) Webers Law...
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