CHAPTER 2! Research strategies
Why even care about research strategies?
Informed consumer of research
Conduct your own research
Research liaison you might be approached to partner with lab groups to conduct
Future children as participants
CLASS NOTES 9/9/16
Making Healthy Babies
Prenatal development: whats going on in the womb?
Threats & protective factors for infant health
Screening for newborn health
o Premature or low birth weight infants
PART 1: pr
clinincal vs cosmetic alteration of brain/body chemistry:
performance enhancing drugs
caffeine inhibits desoniseein. caffeine keeps the nervous system from being oppressed
therefore keeping the body awake
Prozac isnt much different. Effects
BAS-BIS (take off review)
EXAM 2 REVIEW NOTES
Basics for brain systems
Sets of structures involved in reflective thinking about self (C-system), effortless thinking
about social situation (X-system). Page 279
Interaction between parts may be more import
Psychoanalysis (Freud and Later Theorists)
o Identify the basic concepts underlying psychoanalytic theory.
Concentrates on the cases where the cause of
behavior is mysterious and hidden
The four ideas that make up the foundation of
Chapter 1 Study Guide
1. Give the definition of psychology (1.1a)
Psychology: The science of behavior and mental processes. Uses scientific
methods to understand and improve the lives of humans and animals.
2. What are the four goals of psych
Chapter 9 Notes
- Historically, children were thought of as mini adults, but less capable.
- Wasnt until late 1800s/early 1900s that studies on how children develop
and change began.
- Developmental Psychology: The study of human growth and change
CHAPTER 9: LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT: THE BIG PICTURE
A. Key issues in the study of lifespan development:
1. note what the steps versus continuous change issue describes
and why this issue caused us to rethink Piagets theory of cognitive
Summary study tool: recognizing historical and contemporary perspectives within Psychology
Mind can be broken down into
Emphasized purpose of adaptive
behavior in order to function.
Finishing Chapter 1: What is
Correlational and Experimental
Why would we do either of these?
If I have two variables I am interested in and
they both can take on an infinite number of
And I want to see if knowing one o
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1.) What was the authors purpose (why do this study anyway?)?
The authors purpose of this study was to examine the impact of classroom texting on learning
and retention of lecture material (171, 2
Section 1.1a: Define psychology and identify its major goals.
- Psychology: The science of behavior and mental processes. Uses scientific
methods to understand and improve the lives of humans and animals.
- Four main goals of psychology:
1. Description: b
Big Issues in Psychology:
Nature vs. Nurture;
The Big Issue in Psychology: N-N
Objective 1: Recount the
history of Psychology
Objective 2: Distinguish between
the psychological perspectives
Objective 3: Note the
Chapter 10: Personality
A.) Overview: Define Personality. 10.1A
Personality: A persons characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and
behaving. Presented over time and across situations.
B.) Psychodynamic Perspectives: 10.2 A and B
1.) How did medical
r and X SPSS Hw
We'll be using the colsurv_new.sav dataset again, this time to practice with these two statistical models. So,
open the dataset and make a quick review of the variables.
Correlation - Walk-Through
Test the research hypothesis
Psych Chpt 4
Sensation- using sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus
energies from our environment, how we gather information in the world
Perception- process of organizing and interpreting sensory info- recognize meaningfulne
Chpt 5- States of Consciousness
Consciousness- awareness of ourselves and environment
Spontaneous- Taking a mental break- Daydreaming, Drowsiness, Dreaming
Physiologically induced- Hallucinations, Orgasm, Food/Oxygen starvat
Psych Chpt 5Classical Conditioning Example on how to solve PDA
the bell at 3:03- unconditioned stimulus
Leaving at 3:03- unconditioned response
Change the bell to 3:00- Conditioned stimulus
Eventually everyone leaves at 3:00- Conditioned response
Psych Chpt 7
Memory- persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of info
Encoding- processing info into the memory system for example by extracting meaning
Storage- retention of encoded info over time
Psych Chpt 2
The Need for Psychological Science
Hindsight Bias- Tendency to believe, after learned outcome that could have foreseen it
I knew it all along
Prevents us from learning
How Do Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions
Ap Psychology Chpt 1
Darwin, Descartes, Greeks
Functionalism- school focus on mental and behavioral processes and how they enable us to
adapt survive and flourish
M Calkins- 1st apa president
M Washburn- 1st women with psych p
by Jim Foley
Overview: What We Have in Mind
Building blocks of mind: Neurons and how they
Systems that build the mind: Functions of Parts of
the Nervous system
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The Psychology of Personality (PSYC 287) Fall 2016
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Marc W. Pearce, J.D., Ph.D.
Immediately following class, by appo
Exam 1 Study Guide
o S-Data: self-report; efficacy expectations
Usefulness: can reflect complex aspects of character that
no other data source could access
Large amount of information, access to thoughts,
feelings, & intentions,
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3.1 CBS HD 66 Nick West
4.1 FOX HD 67 OWN
5.1 NBC HD 68 gen
6.1 KNHL HD 69 Sopike
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8 CBS 71 TBS
9 FOX 72 TNT
10 NBC 73 Travel Channel
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Learning Curve 6a
-The absolute threshold is the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular
sensory stimulus (e.g., light, sound, pressure, taste) _ percent of the time. A: 50
-Perceptual sets are the result of the _ we form to organize and interpr
The Kubler-Ross Stages of Dying
Not generalizable to other dying populations
The deathbed quiz
Imagine you have lived a rich, meaningful life. Now you're on your deathbed. As you
reflect back, what things will you think about that make you
Psychology is the science of behavioral and mental processes.
Psychologists study two things.
There are multiple levels of analysis.
These three levels are known as the biopsy
-Jared is unlucky in love. Relationships make him anxious and usually don't turn
out well. According to many researchers, it is likely that as a child Jared had a(n)
_ relationship with his parents.
Learning Curve 4a Notes-Development Issues, Prenatal Dev