Introduction to Psychology
Study Guide for Exam I
Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology: Theoretical Orientations
Roots of Psychology: Philosophy & Physiology
Major Dates: 1879, 1883, 1887, 1890, 1892
Influential Psychologists and Researchers
Unit 6 Text Questions
1. What is the General Adaptation Syndrome? Describe the three stages. The
General Adaptation Syndrome states that many stressful events can
cause the body to respond in the same way. The three stages are
Unit 5 Lab Questions
1. What are some of your entrepreneurial strengths? How would they help
you in starting or running a business? I took the quiz and got a 13%.
Which means I am not a people-oriented person, which could place
me at a serious disadvantag
Unit 6 Lab Questions
1. Why is being overweight as a child/teenager a difficult stage of life? Being
overweight as a child/teenger is a difficult stage of life because they
have to face getting picked on in school because of it, when they
probably dont ha
Unit 5 Text Questions
1. What are the three components of emotions? Subjective experience,
physiological signs, and behavior.
2. What is drive-reduction theory? Give an example of a situation that fits
this theory. Drive-reduction theory
Unit 4 Lab Questions
INTELLIGENCE TESTS ANALYSIS
Complete the various intelligence tests located below. For the best results,
do not let anyone distract or disturb you. Complete one test at at time.
Answer these questions after each test. Record your resu
Unit 4 Text Questions
1. What did Alfred Binet introduce to intelligence testing? What purpose did
his tests have? He made the model of most intelligence test. His
tests purpose was to test complex tasks of memory,
comprehension, and judg
Unit 1 Lab Questions
1. Describe five of the types of intelligence discussed in the activity.
1-Linguistic Intelligence: The ability to use language, Sensitivity to
order, and The ability to argue, persuade, entertain or instruct with
Unit 3 Text Questions
1. What are the three levels of categorization? Describe each level and
provide an example for each.
1-The basic level is the broadest category where items share
common characteristics that are distinctive. This is t
Unit 2 Text Questions
1. What are two different types of information that are stored in long-term
memory? Describe each type. Declarative memory and procedural
memory are the two types of long-term memory. Procedural memory
consists of ho
Unit 3 Lab Questions
Summary: Savage-Rumbaugh's work with bonobo apes, which can
understand spoken language and learn tasks by watching, forces the
audience to rethink how much of what a species can do is determined by
biology - and how much by cultural e
Unit 1 Text Questions
1. What are Aristotles laws of association? Discuss his ideas on learning.
Over the years, many scholars have examined the process of
learning. For thousands of years, people have tried to understand
Unit 2 Lab Questions
1. What does it mean to be "adventurous"? Adventurous means willing to
take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences.
2. Would you describe yourself as an adventurous person? Why or why not?
No I wouldnt because I have s
"the scientific study of behavior and mental processes." Another definition: "The
scientific study of human functioning."
Psychologists also can and do study _.
(e.g., Pavlov's classical conditioning studies; Skinner'