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PSY 12000 - Elementary Psychology - Purdue Study Resources
  • 14 Pages Ch 3 Biology Part 2
    Ch 3 Biology Part 2

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    CHAPTER 3 Biological Processes Part 2 The Nervous System & The Brain 1 The Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS): the brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System: Nerves that connect the CNS to the rest of the body 2 The Nervous System Two su

  • 40 Pages Chapter 8 - Memory (Lecture Slides)
    Chapter 8 - Memory (Lecture Slides)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 8: Memory March 3, 2014 Memory The capacity to preserve and recover information Also refers to the structures that account for that capacity Memory is: 1. 2. Selective we commit only a portion of the information we encounter to memory Reconstructi

  • 21 Pages Chpater 1 - Class Slides
    Chpater 1 - Class Slides

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Welcome to PSYC 12000-003 Elementary Psychology Instructor: Sara Branch Welcome Course Information: PSYC 12000-003 Elementary Psychology T/Th 4:30-5:45pm Instructor Information: Sara Branch (call me Sara) Have B.A. and M.S. in Psychology (Social), finishi

  • 36 Pages Chapter 16 - Stress & Health (Class Slides)
    Chapter 16 - Stress & Health (Class Slides)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 16: Stress and Health April 22, 2014 Stress and Health How often do you experience stress in your daily life? Never Rarely Sometimes Frequently In 2007, people said sometimes or frequently Health Psychology: study of how biological, psychological,

  • 44 Pages Chapter 7 -  Learning from Experience (Class Slides)
    Chapter 7 - Learning from Experience (Class Slides)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    LECTURE OUTLINE Define Learning Three process of learning + Examples Classical Conditioning Terminology Principles of classical conditioning Operant Conditioning Types of consequences Schedules of reinforcement LEARNING A relatively permanent change

  • 9 Pages Chapter 16 - Stress & Health (Class Slides - 4 per page)
    Chapter 16 - Stress & Health (Class Slides - 4 per page)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    4/22/2014 Stress and Health How often do you experience stress in your daily life? Never Rarely Sometimes Frequently Chapter 16: Stress and Health April 22, 2014 Stress and Health often paired with Emotion In 2007, people said sometimes or frequently Heal

  • 24 Pages Chapter 4 - Human Development (Class Slides - Part 2)
    Chapter 4 - Human Development (Class Slides - Part 2)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 4: Human Development (Part 2) February 4, 2014 Social Development Forming bonds with others Forming a personal identity Gender role development Forming Bonds with Others Humans have a fundamental need to belong Partially pragmatic Partially psycho

  • 21 Pages Chapter 2 - Tools of Psychological Research
    Chapter 2 - Tools of Psychological Research

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 2: The Tools of Psychological Research January 16, 2014 Objectives Be familiar with the stages of doing a psychological study (scientific method) Identify different types of study design (i.e., correlational, experimental, quasi-experimental) Unde

  • 36 Pages Chapter 4 - Human Development (Class Slides)
    Chapter 4 - Human Development (Class Slides)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 4: Human Development (Part 1) January 30, 2014 Overview Human Development / Developmental Psychology Physical Development Fetal Development Infancy / Childhood Adolescence / Puberty Intellectual Development How is it studied? Perceptual Developmen

  • 14 Pages Ch 3 Biology Part 2
    Ch 3 Biology Part 2

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    CHAPTER 3 Biological Processes Part 2 The Nervous System & The Brain 1 The Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS): the brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System: Nerves that connect the CNS to the rest of the body 2 The Nervous System Two su

  • 29 Pages Ch 14
    Ch 14

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 14 Abnormal Psychology 1 Definition Abnormal Behavior/ Mental Disorder: actions, thoughts and feelings that: 1. Are infrequent/rare (statistical deviance) 2. Violate standards of society (cultural deviance) 3. Cause emotional distress 4. Cause dys

  • 87 Pages Ch 13 (1)
    Ch 13 (1)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 13 Social Psychology Social Psychology How the presence of others influences our thoughts, feelings and behaviors Interpreting Behavior of Others Behaving in the Presence of Others Establishing Relations with Others INTERPRETING BEHAVIOR OF OT

  • 13 Pages Theory of Reasoned Action_G S Chapter 3_COM 318
    Theory of Reasoned Action_G S Chapter 3_COM 318

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    + COM 318 Theory of Reasoned Action + Todays Class n What is the Theory of Reasoned Action? n What are the component variables and how are they connected? n What might TRA look like in action? n Whats the difference between the Theory of Reasoned Action a

  • 1 Page Psy 120 READING ASSIGNMENTS updated through Exam 1
    Psy 120 READING ASSIGNMENTS updated through Exam 1

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    READING ASSIGNMENTS Please complete the following reading assignments from the course textbook prior to the START of class on the date listed. Just a reminder that there are different practice mindtap exercises you can complete as you read to make sure yo

  • 20 Pages AP4
    AP4

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Unit 4: Sensation and Perception Sensation: exploring through the senses Perception: organizing and interpreting sensory information Bottom-up processing: begins with the senses and works up (sensation) Top-down processing: view things based on experience

  • 11 Pages AP2
    AP2

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Unit2: Research Methods PsychologicalScience Hindsightbias:Iknewitallalongtheory Overconfidence:wethinkweknowmorethan wedo Criticalthinking:smartthinking,notaccepting argumentswithoutresearch TheScientificMethod Theory:explanationthatorganizes observa

  • 7 Pages Chapter 1
    Chapter 1

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 1 Outline Notes Psychological Frame of Mind Attitudes of scientific approach Critical thinking Curiosity Skepticism Objectivity Science of All Human Behavior Diverse field Understanding truths of human life in all dimensions Includes peoples best

  • 9 Pages Chapter 4
    Chapter 4

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 4 Outline Notes Consciousness William James & Stream of Consciousness Awareness of external events and internal sensations Metacognition - Thinking about your thoughts Involves cerebral cortex - Association areas & frontal lobes Arousal Physiolog

  • 8 Pages Chapter 6
    Chapter 6

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 6 Outline Notes Memory Retention of information or experience over time Processes: Encoding Storage Retrieval Memory Encoding Process by which information enters memory storage Automatically With effort Attention To begin memory encoding, must pa

  • 19 Pages Ch 3 Biology Part 3
    Ch 3 Biology Part 3

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    The Brain Parts of the Brain 2 Parts of the Brain The Brain Stem (the Hindbrain): 1. Medulla and Pons controls vital automatic functions (heartbeat, breathing, BP) Reflexes such as coughing, vomiting, sneezing 2. Reticular formation general alertness,

  • 42 Pages Ch 3 Biology Part 1
    Ch 3 Biology Part 1

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Ch. 3 Biological Processes Part 1 Nature and Nurture Well be covering Basics of Evolutionary Psychology Role of genes and environment in behavior First and foremost Evolutionary theory Serves important explanatory functions Allows for development of

  • 55 Pages Ch 2 (1)
    Ch 2 (1)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    HowPsychologistsDo Research Chapter2 1 TheprocessofPsychological Research Systematicallyseeking answerstotestablequestions aboutmindandbehavior 2 QuestionsaboutBehavior andMind 1.Willmyparentsstartlosingtheir memory?Whenandwhy? 2.WillIhavethesame relation

  • 35 Pages Chapter 1(1)
    Chapter 1(1)

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 1: An Introduction to Psychology Take out a piece of paper Color Chapter 1 Fruit Bird Fish Tree 2 Goals of this Unit Defining and Describing Psychology Tracing the Development of Psychology: A Brief History Identifying the Focus of Modern Psycho

  • 6 Pages Chapter 14
    Chapter 14

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 14 Outline Notes Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine Health psychology Emphasizes on: Establishing and maintaining health Preventing and treating illness Focuses on behavioral and cognitive factors Behavioral medicine Interdisciplinary field

  • 11 Pages Chapter 12
    Chapter 12

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 12 Outline Notes Abnormal Behavior Mental illness that affects or is manifested in the brain and can affect thinking, behavior, and interaction with others Deviant Maladaptive Atypical and culturally unacceptable Interferes with effective functio

  • 10 Pages Chapter 13
    Chapter 13

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 13 Outline Notes Biological Therapies Also called biomedical therapies Treatments that reduce symptoms of psychological disorders by altering aspects of body functioning Drug therapy Electroconvulsive therapy Psychosurgery Drug Therapy Revolution

  • 10 Pages Chapter 9
    Chapter 9

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 9 Outline Notes Theories of Motivation Motivation Force that moves people to behave, think, and feel as they do Main theoretical approaches to motivation Evolutionary approach Earlier used to emphasize the role of instincts in motivation Ethology

  • 11 Pages Chapter 11
    Chapter 11

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 11 Outline Notes Social Psychology Study of how people think about, influence, and relate to others Examines many topics in psychology in a social context Social Cognition Explores how people select, interpret, remember, and use social informatio

  • 11 Pages Chapter 8
    Chapter 8

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 8 Outline Notes Exploring Human Development Development Nature Pattern of continuity and change in human capabilities A persons biological inheritance, especially his or her genes Nurture Individuals environmental and social experiences Phenylket

  • 13 Pages Chapter 10
    Chapter 10

    School: Purdue

    Course: Elementary Psychology

    Chapter 10 Outline Notes Personality Pattern of enduring, distinctive: Emotions Thoughts Behaviors Characterize how an individual adapts to the world Psychodynamic Perspectives Emphasize that personality is primarily unconscious, or beyond awareness Freu

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