Study Guide for Exam 1
What are the four Ds of determining Psychological abnormalities?
Deviance, distress, dysfunction, danger
What clinical theorist claimed mental illness was a myth?
What is the treatment called where skulls
Instructor: Elizabeth Keane Dimmitt
Review the class syllabus and expectations
Begin connecting with others in the class
Define abnormal behavior
Explore different models of understanding abnormal
Assessment, Diagnosis, & Treatment
Collects a sample of cognitive, emotional, and
behavioral information to allow an
understanding of a person and determine how
4 Ds-Deviance, distress, dysfunction, danger.
Beck-He believed cognitive processes are at the center of behaviors, thoughts, and emotions and that we can best understand abnormal
functioning by looking to cognition - a perspective known as cognitive model
Exam 1 Study Guide
Affective InventoryAntipsychotic Drugs- Drugs that help correct grossly confused or distorted thinking
Antisocial Personality Disorder- A personality disorder marked by a general pattern of
disregard for and violation of other peoples r
Carl Rogers (humanistic)
Client centered therapy
Unconditional positive regard
He met and traveled were a lot of people didnt see
He believes if we accept each other than youre more likely to make more choices or the choices you
want to make
Pavlov- classic conditioning
Watson- introduced psychological behaviorism
Rogers stated that if you choose what is right for you then you will go for what is
a belief that certain attributes are characteristic of members of particular groups
Thinking that Mexicans tend to be lazy
a negative attitude or affective response toward a certain group or
Social Psych Exam 1 Review
Definition of Social Psych:
The scientific study of the feelings, thoughts, and behaviors of individuals in social situations
Social psychologists are particularly interested in how people relate to others and how their
Social Psych Exam III
The myriad ways that people impact one another, including changes in attitudes, beliefs, feelings,
and behavior, that result from the comments, actions, or even the mere presence of others.
REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR LAPTOP TO THE EXAM!
There will be 50 multiple-choice questions (4 choices each).
The exam questions will cover material from Chapters 4-7 and all related lectures.
LOOK UP ANSWERS: 6/10 4 wrong
Question 1.1. In his book The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less, Schwartz argues that the paradox of affluence results
from (Points : 1)
the decline in family values, confusion over life choices, and too much
5. The majer ﬁnding efthe Nun Study was that [Peints : 1]
the present: e ef negative emetiens, but net the presence ef pesitive emetiens, predicted lengevity.
‘ cheerful and upbeat nuns lived significantly lengerthat less cheerful nuns.
1. Positive psychologists argue that national statistics describing how we are doing as
a society provide a misleading view of happiness and health because they (Points : 1)
only measure economic changes.
do not involve large enough samples.
do not measur
1. According to Ann Masten, descriptions of resilient responses and resilient individuals are judgment calls involving
judgments regarding the meaning and measure of (Points : 1)
normal and abnormal responses.
significant threat and a favorable or good ou
Question 1.1. Both physiological and self-report studies suggest that positive and negative affect are best regarded as
(Points : 1)
two basic dimensions of our emotional experience.
a misleading dichotomy that oversimplifies the diversity of our
1. Research shows that the objective features of people's lives, such as income, gender, age, and education account for
about _ of the differences in people's self-reported level of happiness. (Points : 1)
50 to 60%
25 to 35%
8 to 20%
less than 1%
Activity 1: Student Information Sheet (20 points)
Name Tyler Martin
1. Your name (as you prefer to be called).
2. Where is your hometown? Where do you live presently?
Omaha Nebraska, Maryville Missouri
3. What is your
Self-Assessment: How I Prefer to Learn
This self-assessment will give you some insight into how your brain prefers to gather and
process experiences and information. In each group below, rank all four answers (A, B, C, D)
from the least true of you to the
Educational Psychology Instruction and Classroom Management
Instructions: Read through Chapters 2 & 6 so that you have an understanding of the outline of topics
listed in column 1. In column 2 write a brief explanation of the topics listed in column 1. In
Analysis of Student Work, Chapter 3: Cognitive Development
Artifact # 1-Using a Formal Operation to Solve a Problem
Meet Mr. Smallie and Mr. Tallie. This pair plays an important role in the Piagetian activity to assess
the presence v
Unit 11 Activities
Uses of Behavioral Principles in the Classroom
You have many classroom experiences as a student and as a pre-service teacher. Use this sheet to
record 1 example of teacher use of behavioral principles for classroom management and
Unit 5-Activity 1
The Quality of Relationships
Watch a television program that focuses on the experiences of a family, or reflect on a TV family,
or movie family with which you are very familiar. Identify the show/movie and the family.
Examine the nature
I. Chapter 5-Anxiety Disorders
a.i. The central nervous systems physiological and emotional response to a
serious threat to ones well-being
b.i. Vague sense of being in danger
b.ii. Same features as fear (increase in breathing, muscular
Chapter 12-Substance Related Disorder
a. Any substance other than food that affects our bodies or minds
b. May cause temporary changes in behavior, emotion, or thought
c.i. A temporary state of poor judgment, mood changes, irritabi
Chapter 8-Mood Disorders
I. Depression and Mania
a. The key emotions in mood disorders
b.i. A low, sad state in which life seems dark and its challenges overwhelming
c.i. Opposite of depression
c.ii. A state of breathless euphoria,
Chapter I-Abnormal Psychology: Past and Present
I. Abnormal Psychology
a. The scientific study of abnormal behavior in an effort to describe, predict, explain,
and change abnormal patterns of functioning
b. Workers in this field are called clinical scient
1. What is psychology about?
a. Psychology is the precise manipulation of independent variables for the
furtherance of compelling theoretical accounts of well-specified phenomena.
Psychology is not always the interesting topics about people and their diff