OUTLINE 52, 53, 54 55
Read Module 52
o Attitudes and Social Cognition - Read
Module 53 - Social Influence
o Obedience to Authority
Read Module 54
o Prejudice and Discrimination - Read
Module 55 Pos/Neg Social Be
OUTLINE: Modules 20, 21, 22
1. Modal Model of Memory.
a. Short Term Memory
b.Long Term Memory
3. Context & State Dependent Memory
4. Memory Malleability (Distortions)
a. False Memories
OUTLINE 40, 41, 42
1. What is personality
2. Theories of personality
A. Psychoanalytic theory
B. Trait Perspective
The Big Five Traits
C. Other Perspectives
Social Cognitive, Biological, Humanistic
3. Personality Testing
OUTLINE Modules 17, 18, 19
1. What is learning?
2. Classical (Pavlovian) conditioning
3. Operant Conditioning
4. Observational Learning
LEARNING A Definition
Any relatively permanent change in behavior
produced by experience.
OUTLINE Modules 14, 15, 16
1. Circadian Rhythms
Stages of Sleep
Why we sleep?
o Why do we dream?
2. Hypnosis (read Module 15)
Savant Syndrome (People who is really smart in on are)
Sternbergs Triarchi Theory of Intelligence
- Analytical, Creative, and Practical Intelligence
- Must know ones own emotions and how to manage
- Must recognize emotions in
The need for psychological science
A. Limits of common sense
b. Hindsight Bias- Def: After you know the outcome of an event, you tend to
believe that you would have predicted it.
EX. Research suggests that people with low self-esteem
Psy 100-2 9/6/11
A. What is Psychology?
Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes with
behavior being any observable things we do and mental
processes being our internal, subjective experiences
Tuesday, Nov. 4th
What Makes Humans Unique?
available on Moodle
- Thurs. 10/30, 5-6 & 6-7
- Mon. 11/3, 5-6 & 6-7
*all in Bartlett 61
We want to help you so come see us!
(ofce hours or by appt. with me, Hillary or TA
Part 1 due Monday Sept. 9/16 at noon
Part 2 due Wednesday Sept. 9/18 at noon
available on Moodle under Pre-natal section
results discussed in class so no late
assignments can be accepted!
you like kids
you HAVE a kid
Some questions are best
answered by taking a
Reason #1: Raising Children
Anger Mgmt. Example
Knowledge could help parents,
Testing Hypotheses of Difference:
An Introductory, Integrative Overview
Testing Hypotheses of Difference is all about measuring how much difference an Independent Variable has made.
A. The rules of science give us a criterion for deciding whether the d
The Logic of Inferential Statistics:
Inferential Statistics, as you will recall, is a set of tools we use to determine whats true or, rather more precisely, what it makes
sense for us to conclude is probably true. Inferential Statist
Z Scores, the Normal Distribution, Sampling, and Probability . . .
Steps toward Inferential Statistics
I. You have learned how to use statistics to describe an entire data set. We are now going to talk about how
to use statistics to describe one single sc