PS 100 Study Guide
Lecture #1 Course Overview
What is Psychology? Psychology includes multiple levels of analysiswhat is at
the highest level? The lowest?
What are the problems with evaluating psychology in a moral context?
How can sociocultural a
1. Define motivation. Discuss the types of behaviors that motivation may help to
explain. (see introductory section)
a. Motivation: the influences that account for the initiation, direction, intensity, and
persistence of behavior
b. Helping/ignoring peopl
CHAPTER 17: Social Cognition
1. Define social cognition and social psychology. (see introductory section)
Social cognition: mental processes associated with peoples perceptions of and reactions
to other people
Social psychology: the study of how peoples
English Composition 211C Denny/Spring 2015
Formal Essay #1 Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Overview: In a Rhetorical Analysis you describe how an argument works and assess its
effectiveness. You will be analyzing the rhetorical strategies the author used in the
Nneka Michelle Okoroji
CHP 200/ Benjamin Dobrin
Video Response #5
There are over 6,602,224,175 people on Earth. With this many people its a
wonder that the world isnt quickly becoming over-populated. However, citizens of
March 20, 2015
Research Paper Proposal
Working Title of Research Paper:
The title of my research paper will be called Social medias impact on the writing
skills of students. I believe that this title su
Memory UNIT 2
Psych Notes Unit 2
All three concepts are still abstract
HOL(Higher order Learning) college students think in higher order learningtrue adolecents(13-19), most psychologist use HOL
LOL(Lower order Learnin
Psych Notes Unit 5
Stress, psychological disorders and therapy
o two parts
o two ends are reversible
o the middle can't be changed(NLS)
NLS-modrate stress or stress when you are alive
o Homeostasis part of the middle o
Michelle Nneka Okoroji
English 110C/Professor Young
Hands: The Misunderstanding of an old man
Sherwood Andersons Hands, is a short story about a young man named Wing
Biddlebaum, living in the body of an old man. Biddlebaum
Intro to Soc 4:20
September 10 2014
Chapter 1, Sociological Imagination: An Introduction pages 3-39
1. The sociological imagination (4-12)
a. What is the sociological imagination: It allows us to see social life and position
TODAYS LEARNING OUTCOMES
BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND
HOW TO DEFINE THE PROCESS OF NATURAL SELECTION
THAT ALL ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS CAN INFLUENCE NATURAL SELECTION
THAT NATURAL SELECTION CHANGES THE FREQUENCY OF THOSE ALLELES IN A
Describe someone you admire (admirer) supplying appropriate details. Compose an organized,
well-written essay, paying attention to spelling and grammar. Your essay should include the
Comment la personne sappelle
Comment il/elle est
Study Guide : Chapitre prliminaire
1- Study les prsentations : Refer to the handout les prsentations. Also refer to your text book
2- Study `Useful sentences in the classroom `: Refer to the Power Point Presentation on Bb.
3- Study le verbe tre
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PRELAB: FORCE AND MOTION
1. What is the difference between a linear and a proportional relationship?
A linear relationship between x and y has an equation of the form y=mx+b
That is a straight line graph with gradient
1. Define consciousness. Describe the work of cognitive scientists and cognitive
neuroscientists. (see introductory section; see also Analyzing Consciousness)
a. Consciousness: awareness of external stimuli and ones own mental activity
b. Psychologists ha
CHAPTER 12: Human Development
1. Define developmental psychology. (see introductory section)
The psychological specialty that documents the course of social, emotional, moral, and
intellectual development over the lifespan
2. Discuss how the different hi
1. Define learning. Describe the difference between nonassociative learning and
associative learning. (see introductory section)
a. Learning: the modification through experience of preexisting behavior and
b. Nonassociative learning: changin
Men are all alike
IN WHAT WAY?
Theyre always bugging us about something or other.
CAN YOU THINK OF A SPECIFIC EXAMPLE?
Well, my boyfriend made me come here
YOUR BOYFRIEND MADE YOU COME HERE?
Humanistic Therapies Evaluated Critically
Who Seeks and Benefits from Treatment?
Who Practices Psychotherapy?
What Does It Take to Be an Effective Psychotherapist?
Psychoanalysis: The First Therapy
Freuds six primary approaches
Free association: pa
Cognitive-behavioral therapy: attempts to replace maladaptive or irrational
beliefs with more adaptive, rational ones.
A: Activating Event, B: Belief, C: Emotional or Behavioral Consequence
Effectiveness of BT and CBT: Most scient
Study Guide #5 - Membranes
1. What are the four components of phospholipids?
2. How is the plasma membrane organized (what types of molecules are found on
the extracellular side vs. the cytoplasmic/intracellular side)?
3. What are transmembrane proteins?
PS 100 Study Guide
Lectures #4 & 5 Biological Psychology
What are neurons and glia? For neurons, be able to know and identify the basic
parts, and the 4 zones. Approximately how many neurons are in the typical
What does the neuron loo
Final Exam Study Guide
Lecture #8 Consciousness and Sleep
Circadian rhythms: diurnal and nocturnal; why are circadian rhythms
Know the function of the hypothalamic area responsible for our circadian
rhythms. What is a zeitgeber? What h
Exam #3 Study Guide
What are the components of language? What is language? What does it mean to
say that language is generative?
How do nature and nurture play a role in language? Know what the associated
theories are: nativism, social p
Study Guide Exam #4
Emotions & Motivation
What are emotions? What are the components of emotions?
What are the theories of emotion? Which one is correct?
How common are facial expressions? Across cultures? Across
species? Across the lifespan?
CHAPTER 8: Cognition and Language
1.Define cognitive psychology. (see Basic Functions of Thought)
1. the study of the mental processes by which information from the environment is
modified, made meaningful, stored, retrieved, used, and communicated to oth
1. Define personality. (see introductory section)
a. Personality: the pattern of psychological and behavioral characteristics by which
each person can be compared and contrasted with others
2. Describe the assumptions of Freuds psychodynamic approach to p
CHAPTER 18: Social Influence
1. Define social norms (including descriptive and injunctive norms) and describe their
influence on social behavior. (see Social Influence)
Social norms: learned, socially based rules that prescribe what people should or shou
1. Explain the importance of critical thinking in psychology, and list the five questions
used by critical thinkers when evaluating information.
Critical thinking is the process of assessing claims or assertions and making judgments
about them on the basi
Ch. 4: Sensation
Define sense and sensation. Be able to explain the differences between sensation and
perception. (see introductory section)
sense: a system that translates information from outside the nervous system into