1. Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD)
a. DX: Delirium
i. Extreme mental confusion
1. Impaired concentration
3. Disturbance of emotion
4. Fluctuation of mental state
ii. Rapid onset (Usually medical/bio. Change)
iii. Prompt resolution if unde
1) Superego starts developing around 3-7 and when you adopt the morals of your same sex
parent because you realize you cant possess the opposite sex parent and you adopt the same
sex parents morals in order to become more likely to find someone like them
Study Guide, Exam #1
Below is a comprehensive outline of the material you need to have mastered from each unit hopefully
it will help you quiz yourself as you review your notes. Dont focus on anything that isnt on this study
guide. To help you out, you wi
Study Guide, Exam #3
CHAPTER 8, part 2, pages 253-269:
1. What is free recall versus cued recall? Be able to identify the different types in examples (book)
Free recall- a testing condition in which a person is asked to remember information
Define intelligence; know both the conceptual definition and the operational definition.
Intelligence (in all cultures) is the ability to learn
from experience, solve problems, and use our
knowledge to adapt to new situations.
Personal Reflection Paper
I chose to reflect on Esteban Hernndez, the Assistant Director of Purdue Promise. He works
with helping students find the necessary assistance they need depending on their demographic.
He goes further than just
What is Social Cognition?
How people think about themselves and the
social world, or more specifically, how people
select, interpret, remember, and use social
information to make judgments and
PSY 240: Introduction to Social Psychology
You will be required to apply social psychological concepts in a real-world setting. You will do
this by either:
1) Discussing a personal interaction that has occurred in the past six months
Announcement re: Chapter 2 activity.
Now have 2 attempts
Today: We begin METHODOLOGY
Start with a clip.
Research is fun
Theory is a good thing, but a good experiment lasts forever.
Peter Leonidovich Kapista
SP = E
FALSECONSENSUS effect occurs when one's own behavior affects predictions of how
others will behave.
CULTUREPSYCHOLOGY The scientific study of variations in human behavior, taking into
account the way
_ effect occurs when one's own behavior affects predictions of how others will
The scientific study of variations in human behavior, taking into account the ways in which
behavior is influenc
Ok- Review time!
What is social psychology?
How different from sociology?
What is a construal?
What killed behaviorism?
Why is it important to take construals into account?
What was the basic pr
Question: WHY did an individual behave the way
Father of attribution theory
People as amateur scientists
Basically, we try to
How do psychologists ask and answer questions?
PSY 120 EXAM #5
CHAPTER 13: Personality Theory
Be able to identify and describe two aspects of grand theories and how these
are applied to personality theory
Know Freuds Psychodyn
PSY 120 Study Guide
EXAM 4 Chapters 1012
Chapter 10: Intelligence
Define intelligence; know both the conceptual definition and the operational
What does reification mean?
Know Spearman, Thurstone, G
Exam 3 Study Guide
Ch. 7: Learning
Define learning, and identify two forms of learning.
Learning: Is a relatively permanent change in an organisms behavior due to experience.
(Experience is the key)
We learn by association. Our minds naturally connect eve
Psychological and environmental factors can trigger schizophrenia if the individual is genetically predisposed (Nicols & Gottesman, 1983).
The genetically identical Genain sisters suffer from schizophrenia. Two of them suffered more
*What does reification mean?
When we think of intelligence as a trait (thing) we make an error called reification viewing an
abstract immaterial concept as if it were a concrete thing.
*Know Spearman, Thurstone, Gardner, Sternberg & Saloveys theories of i
An individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting.
Spring, 2010 Guest Lecturer: Sara Branch Each dwarf has a distinct and dominant personality 2 trait.
Theories of Personality
View of the causes a
Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
Question of psychology!
Why do people/animals behave the way we do
Answer these questions with hypothesis, then experiments. Either in the field or in a laboratory.
Also case studies, correlat
is a need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towards a goal.
role of goal setting (theory) in motivation.
A multidimensional, multiply determined (i.e., originates within and beyond the individual) force that arouses (i.e.
What Motivates You To Come
Do Rats Have a Protestant Work
Motivation is a need or desire that energizes behavior and
directs it towards a goal.
Whats the differenc
Exam 2 Study Guide
Elementary Psychology 12000-003
Ch 4: Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
Know what chromosomes, genes, DNA, and genomes are, and how they are
The plans for your own book of life run to 46 chapters23 donated by your
Exam 1 Study Guide
Elementary Psychology 12000-003
Ch. 1: Thinking Critically with Psychological Science Topics
Be able to identify the following when you read an example of an experiment:
Emotions are our bodys adaptive response. They help energize, they communicate, they give us and others warnings.
Psy12000.003 Spring, 2010
Theories of Emotion
Emotions are a mix of 1) physiological activation, 2) expressive