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
Drugs and Consciousness
What are some purposes for drug
Thinking critically about drugs
No, this really is your brain on
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
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
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