Chapter 4 Consciousness
February 5, 2016
Automatic Processing: saying numbers 1-10 in order (pretty fast)
Conscious Processing: saying numbers 1-10 in alphabetical order (pretty slow)
What is Consciousness?
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
PSYC 2010-002 | EXAM 4
Chapter 14 \ Psychological Disorders
diathesis-stress model one way of thinking about the onset of mental disorders
o in this model an individual can have an underlying vulnerability or predisposition (known as
diathesis) to a menta
PERSONALITY Test 3
March 25, 2016
What is personality?
an individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting.
o distinguishes us
o is enduring dynamic and adaptive
o psychoanalytic perspectiv
Developmental Psychology TEST 3
- social development
- cognitive development
- moral development
A. Need to Belong
a. fundamental need to form strong and stable interpersonal relationships
B. In Other Words, Attachment
February 3, 2016
- Neural plasticity: the brains capacity to reorganize itself
o The brains of juveniles, compared to adults, are more plastic
The Nervous System
- Central (brain and spinal cord)
o Somatic (controls v
What is Social Psychology?
The scientific study of how individuals think and feel about, interact with, and influence
each other, individually and in groups
o power of the situation
EMOTION Test 3
March 11, 2016
affect: automatic evaluation good/bad
o in response to immediate situations
o positive vs. negative
o aroused vs. not aroused
mood: long-lasting good/bad feeling
o not necessarily in response to a specific life eve
Psychology Study Guide Test 1
Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychology
What 3 things do psychologists study? How do they study them?
- They study the mind, brain, and behavior (main).
o any action that can be observed or recorded (anything outward
TREATMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
1. Who receives therapy?
2. What is the appropriate treatment?
3. Types of Therapy
a. Biomedical Therapy
4. Therapies that work and those that do harm
Who Receives Treatment
Person with psych
TEST 2 PSYC 2010
February 12, 2016
Sensation vs Perception
Sensation: detecting stimuli from the environment and translating them to neural impulses
Perception: the process of selecting, organizing and interpreting sensory input
- you use past experiences
Psychological Disorders | Test 4
April 11, 2016 DAY 1
o How are disorders classified?
o Specifics of a few disorders
- Do not go around diagnosing people after this lecture.
o Only trained clinicians should do that
- People often see s
This video outlining Borderline Personality Disorder was able to capture the condition affecting
emotional responses and the overemphasized conditioned responses to certain situations. This
program opens a perspective of understanding in the afflicted lif
PSYC 2010-007 SPRING 2017
Nervous tissue consists of neurons (nerve cells) and neuroglia.
CELLS 8: TISSUES 13 Neurons generate and conduct electrochemical impulses by way
TISSUES: NERVOUS of neuronal (cellular) processes. Neuroglia are the supporting,
PSYC 2013 (Summer 2015, Escobar)
Chapter 4, part 1
Chapter 3 (part 1)
Basics of the Nervous System
3.1 How Does the Nervous System Operate?
Distinguish between the two basic divisions of the
I. How Does the Nervous System Operate?
A. The Nervous System Has Two Basic Divisions
B. Neurons Are Specialized for Communication
II. The Synapse
A. The Resting Membrane Potential Is Negatively Charged
B. Action Potentials Cause Neural Communicat
Psychology Chapter 1 January 14- 19
Tuesday, January 26, 2 016
Psychology is both a science and a profession. Both are based on study of mind
Mind: inner feelings, thoughts, memories
CHAPTER 8: LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT
March 22, 2016
When we study human language we are approaching what some might call the human essence,
the qualities of mind that are, so far as we know, unique [the humans]. Noam Chomsky
Essential aspect, language is re
Chapter 13: Personality
March 29, 2016
Clicker Question: When you think of a tree, an image of a fairly generic tree like this one comes to mind.
This is an example of a: Prototype
There has been a lot of news recently about a plane crash. Because of t