Week 2- The Biological Mind- I would read this chapter before the exam for sure
Video 1- BioPysch Overview
What is Biological Psychology?
Study of the brain goes back to prehistory. Healing in these holes evidence that the person was alive for
a while aft
Chapter 2: The Measure of Mind
Reading Assignment: Pages 35-68
What is Science?
o The Scientific Mindset
Why do we need to use the scientific mindset? What is unique about the
scientific mindset compared to casual observation?
o We need
The Knowing Mind: Reading Notes
Memory- The ability to retain knowledge
Memory and the Continuum of Information Processing
A. Information processing- a continuum including attention, sensation, perception,
and learning, and progresses t
The Perceiving Mind- Sensation & Perception
What is sensation?
Receiving signals from environment or body
What is perception?
Organizing and interpreting sensory signals
What is transduction? Translation of incoming sensory information in
The Biological Mind Reading Notes
What is Biological Psychology?
I. -A rich, interdisciplinary field of study that combines the methods and theories of
psychology with those of biology, biochemistry, the neurosciences, and related
fields. While investigat
The Aware Mind- Video 1
What does it mean to be conscious?
Knowing or being aware of ongoing internal and external experiences
Aspects of the mind that could be retrieved voluntarily -Freud
What is self-awareness?
Special understanding of the self as dist
Chapter 4: The Biological Mind
Reading Assignment: Pages 105-145
What is biological psychology? -A rich, interdisciplinary field of study that combines the
methods and theories of psychology with those of biology, biochemistry, the
Week 1: The Measure of Mind
Video 1- Overview of Psychology
What is psychology?
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
The Goals of Psychology: To Describe behavior > to explain behavior > to predict behavior > to control or
Chapter 6: The Aware Mind
Reading Assignment: Pages 193-212; 217-224
What does it mean to be conscious? Refers to knowing or being aware of ongoing experiences
occurring both internally and in the world around us
o The evolution of consci
fThe World of Theatre and Performance
What is theatre?
Categories of art
Functions of Theatre
Characteristics of Live
A dramatic action, a pretense performed to an
Art is taking elements from nature a
Sexual Selection and Animal
A Dilemma for Natural Selection
Darwin noticed that many features of organisms appear to be maladaptive (bright
colors, etc.)these should decrease survivability (and therefore, relative fitness)
Came up with the theo
4305 Autumn 2016 Study guide
Note: this is not exhaustive; anything on the slides is fair game. However, I will not ask you to
memorize plant species, genus, dates, authors or very specific details about studies. but you should
understand the concepts ill
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of the IB Psychology curriculum. We are now going to collect your signed consent forms and
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Thank you for your participation in our research study. The aim of this experiment was to
determine the role of cognitive bias in perceiving a larger scale of characteristics of a person
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sychology is the study of the biological, cognitive, emotional
and social processes related to human and animal behavior.
Using scientific methods to study, explain and predict behavior,
psychologists explore such questions as how the brain l
Gender Cognition in Transgender Children
Transgender children are children who express a different identity than their natal sex, such as a
natal born male expressing themselves as a female and vice versa.
Increased False-Memory Susceptibility After Mindfulness Meditation
Have you ever tried to remember something and no matter what you just cant reach
the mental image in your head so you start to image it h
Nonconscious Learning From Crowded Sequences
Implicit learning is when someone learns something without being aware of what has
been learned or without knowing that anything at all was learned. Because of t
Treating Prejudice: An Exposure Therapy Approach to Reducing Negative Reactions Toward
One of the ways that therapists treat anxiety disorders is by exposing patients to their