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Study Guide Exam 4

Study Guide Exam 4 - in your book Understand the famous...

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Study Guide Exam #4 PSYC 120 Prof LeBreton Spring 2011 Understand Freud’s psychosexual stages Understand Freud’s concept of the Id, Ego and Superego Be familiar with Freud’s defense mechanisms Know the Big Five personality traits (OCEAN) Understand the difference between an objective and a projective personality test Understand how personality is defined (from Dr. Graziano’s lecture) Understand what the term “individual differences” means (from Dr. Graziano’s lecture) Understand the “medical model” that we use to classify mental illnesses Understand what the first two axes of the DSM represent What does the term insanity mean? Distinguish between depression and bipolar disorder Distinguish between a delusion and a hallucination Understand what a “fear hierarchy” is in terms of treating phobias Understand what ECT is and what it is used for What types of treatments are controversial and don’t work What brain chemicals do antidepressants alter? Distinguish between a dispositional and situational attribution (this is internal and external attributions
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Unformatted text preview: in your book) Understand the famous studies discussed in the social psych lecture (namely, Asche’s line study, Milgram’s obedience study and Zimbardo’s prison study). What factors contribute to the bystander effect? What factors increase (or decrease) conformity? Be familiar with the basic viewpoints in psychology (i.e., psychodynamic, behavioral, biological…) – Chapter 1 Understand the correlational method of research (including what a correlation coefficient is) – Chapter 2 Be familiar with the embryonic development – Chapter 4 Be familiar with Piaget’s stages, including the task of Conservation – Chapter 4 Distinguish between Classical Conditioning and Operant Conditioning – Chapter 7 Review the “3-Box Model” of memory (Sensory Memory, STM and LTM) – Chapter 8 Distinguish between episodic, semantic and procedural memory – Chapter 8...
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