Fair Game Sheet

Fair Game Sheet - Clinical Emotional difficulties how can ppl b helped to overcome severe anxiety Counseling Problems with daily life(i.e marriage

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-PSYCHOLOGY 1 -- Introduction to Psychology Tentative FAIR-GAME SHEET - MIDTERM EXAM Introductory Lecture Types of psychology Experiment (“Hard”) Physiological How do certain actions affect the brain? Psychophysics (Sensation and perception) Why do we see what we see and how do we function? Quantitative (Math) Using math to predict behavior Animal Experimental Cognitive Memory, thinking; do ppl have several kinds of memory? Developmental Changes in behavior over age; at what age can a child first distinguish b/w appearance and reality? Personality Personality differences; why are certain ppl shy and others gregarious? Social Group behavior, social influences; what methods of persuasion are most effective for changing attitude? Evolutionary Evolutionary history of behavior; how did ppl evolve their facial expressions of emotion? Industrial Ppl at work; should jobs be made simple and foolproof or interesting and challenging? Consumer What makes people buy things Neuropsychology Deals with the brain and its functions (started after WWI)
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Unformatted text preview: Clinical Emotional difficulties; how can ppl b helped to overcome severe anxiety? Counseling Problems with daily life (i.e. marriage) Educational and School Improvement of learning in school; Problems that affect schoolchildren; how should the school handle a child who regularly disrupts the classroom? Applied (“Soft”) Brain-in-the-vat problem Woman with brain tumor looks real healthy until bitter end. Surgeons have new surgery to take out brain and work on it. They find way to take out brain from all angles and a lot of fibers connecting body. Taking out the brain dries it, so they put it in a vat to make it plump. It allows to keep brain and body stable. It gives her a chance of survival. If she stays in the same position, her body could form blood clots. If body died and the brain did not, where is her mind?; do we place ourselves in our feelings or do we place ourselves in our brains where the cognitive functions happen?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course PSY 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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