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1. The Germinal Stage:
According to Kendra Cherry the germinal stage begins with conception after a few hours
they cell zygote goes down the fallopian tube to the uterus with cell division begins.
Ectoderm: skin and nervous system Endoderm: di
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The branches of the neuron that receive neural impulses from other neurons are called _, and the tube-like structure that
conveys impulses toward other neurons is called the _.
First look, the relationships of the headlines seem likely because they all have the proposed
causal relationship. The first headline is about the candy could lead to violence, we immediately
recognize that the candy causes the violence. Thus, if the chil
The branches of the neuron that receive neural impulses from other neurons are called
_, and the tube-like structure that conveys impulses toward other neurons is called
1. According to a(n) _ therapist, an adolescent who is abusing drugs may be doing so
because of maladaptive behavior patterns between various family members.
2. The use of physiological interventions such a
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Leandra is brought to a mental health clinic by a neighbor who reports
that Leandra has been disoriented for days, and is unable to feed herself
or find shelter. The clinic's psychiatrist is MOST likely to _.
Central Piedmont Community College
Official Course Syllabus
PSY 150 87 FALL 2011
General Psychology Section 87 ONLINE COURSE 08/15/2010 12/02/2010
ACCESSED BY BLACKBOARD ON THE CPCC WEBSITE!
Instructor Name: Rick Helms
Office Location: Levine 3419
PSY 150 Chapter 16: Social Psychology
THINK FIVE As: Attribution-Attitutes-Attraction-Aggression-Altruism
(with Conformity thrown in for good measure).
OUR THOUGHTS ABOUT OTHERS
A. Attribution - Attributions are statements that are design
PSY 150 (General Psychology) Chapter 15: Psychotherapy
A. Psychoanalysis/Psychodynamic Therapies - The psychoanalytic method
of therapy was developed by Sigmund Freud to uncover unconscious
conflicts and bring them into
PSY 150 (General Psychology) Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders.
STUDYING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
A. Identifying Abnormal Behavior - Abnormal behavior is identified as
patterns of emotion, thought, and action considered pathological for
PSY150 Chapter 13 Lecture Notes: Personality
Personality is defined as an individual's relatively stable patterns of thoughts,
emotions, and actions.
Psychologists describe and explain personality differences according to different
Chapter 12: Motivation and Emotion
THEORIES AND CONCEPTS OF MOTIVATION Six different theories
of motivation fall into three general categories are explored in this section:
biological theories (including instinct, drive-reduction, and a
PSY 150 Chapter 10: Life Span Development II
MORAL DEVELOPMENT - The section on moral development
begins with a discussion of Kohlberg's three levels of reasoning.
A. Kohlbergs Research Kohlberg believes that moral development
Chapter 9: Human Development I
STUDYING DEVELOPMENT - Developmental psychology is
the study of age-related changes in behavior. The field emphasizes
maturation, early experiences, and various stages throughout the
PSY 150 Chapter 8: Language, Thinking, and Intelligence
I. THINKING - Thinking is a component of cognition, which is the process of
acquiring, storing, retrieving, and using information. Cognition involves the
gathering and processing of inf
PSY150 Chapter 7 Lecture Notes: Memory
The Nature of Memory Four common memory models are presented. Table
7.1 provides an overview comparing each of these models.
A. Four Models of Memory
1. Information Processing Model The information
PSY 150 Chapter 6: Learning
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING - Classical conditioning is a fundamental
way that animals, including humans, learn new responses. Classical
conditioning involves learning reflexive, involuntary responses to stimuli tha
PSY150 CHAPTER FIVE CONSCIOUSNESS
From the Latin conscientia literally consciousness-with, or shared
consciousness. Denotes moral consciousness, as opposed to simple
First appears in Ciceros writings, a
PSY 150 Chapter Four Introduction to Sensation and Perception
Sensation (process of receiving, converting, and transmitting raw
sensory information from the external and internal environments to the
Perception (process of selecting, o
PSY 150 Chapter 3: Stress and Health Psychology
I. UNDERSTANDING STRESS - Stress is the body's nonspecific response to any
demand made on it. Any stimulus that causes stress is called a stressor. There are
both beneficial (eustress) and be
PSYCHOLOGY 150 CHAPTER 2 Neurological Bases of Psychology
Neurological Bases of Psychology
interdisciplinary field studying how biological processes relate to
behavioral and mental processes
Neural Bases of Psychology
PSY 150 FIRST CHAPTER LECTURE NOTES!
Chapter 1: Introduction
and Research Methods
What is Psychology?
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Psychology focuses on critical thinking and is scientific.
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #5
Study Guide for Quiz #5 Psychology 150
1: Brain structures controlling eating, drinking, and body temperature.
2: Theories of motivation: biological theories (including instinct, drive-reduction,
and arousal theory), psychosocial t
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #4
Study Guide for Quiz #4 Chapters 9 and 10
You should pay particular attention to the following information:
1: Attachment theories (Harlow's monkey studies; Ainsworth's strange situation
2: Piaget's theories of development
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #3
Study Guide For Quiz #3 Psychology 150
In General, you should focus on understanding the following concepts from
1: The process of classical conditioning, including that by which a neutral stimulus
becomes a condition
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #2
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #2 PSYCHOLOGY 150
Students should pay particular attention to the following information:
1: Holmes and Rahe's Social Readjustment Scale
2: The role of physiological arousal in stress.
3: The role of the HPA Axi
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #1
STUDY GUIDE FOR QUIZ #1, PSYCHOLOGY 150
1: Review and understand the definitions of psychology as a science.
2: Review the four major types of research methods (Experimental, Descriptive,
3: Know the dif
STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL EXAM, PSYCHOLOGY 150
Pay special attention to the following subjects:
1: Structure and function of neurons.
2: Central nervous system versus Peripheral Nervous System.
3: Process of arousal and the role of
Rethinking Erikson in the Age of Helicopter Parents
Over the last week, we have discussed the developmental theories of Freud, Piaget, and Erik
Erikson. Ive mentioned several times that I favor Eriksons theories, for a number of reasons.
Clarification: Positive Versus Negative Correlations
POSITIVE, NEGATIVE, and NONEXISTENT CORRELATIONS:
The number of shark attacks is positively correlated with the eating of ice cream. Since
people eat more ice cream in the summer, and are more likely to