1 According to the homunculus, what areas of the body have the most cortical
dedicated to their sensation?
A face, genitals feet
B face hands feet
C fingers, lips tongue
D genitals feet elbows
2 Where are your three tiny ear bones located?
PSYCHE = Greek for soul
LOGOS = Greek for the study of a subject.
ANIMISM: everything in nature is alive
project human feelings and emotion onto
nature; everything contained a spirit or ghost
Magic evolved to influence spi
Piagets Theory of Development
What does a child experience? How do we develop?
Focus on cognition-All the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, and
I. Sensorimotor Stage
A. Birth to 2 years
Looking, touching, mouthing, grasping
History of Psychology
I. Structuralism (Wundt, 1879, Liepzig, Germany)
Argument: Subject matter of psychology was immediate experience.
1. Analyze conscious processes into their basic elements-sensations,
2. Discover how these ele
Environment and Behavior
I. Parental Influence
A. Behavioral Genetics
1. Less than 10% of sibling personality similarity is attributable to
1. Extreme environmentalism is dangerous-it over-simplifies humanity
Question: What aspec
1. The detection and encoding of stimulus energies by the nervous system is called:
A) signal detection.
B) sensory interaction.
C) subliminal perception.
2. Our sense of the position and movement of individual body parts
Differing aptitudes among boys and girls;
What is Downs Syndrome?
What is puberty and what changes occur?
Who was Jean Piaget and what did he study?
What are some differences between a childs mind of 2-1/2 yrs versus a 3-yr. old?
Who was Kho
Introduction to Psychology
(SLN # 11107)
Arizona State University
Dr. Robert Short
E-mail: Robert.Short@ASU.edu When e-mailing me, make sure you are using an ASU
e-mail account as any others will not be received. Also, any message y
Drugs and Consciousness
What are some purposes for drug
Thinking critically about drugs
No, this really is your brain on