PSYC110 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Professor: Marianne Kepler, M.A.
Research Method Review
Psychology is a science because it utilizes the scientific method, and
our text discusses five research methods. Please complete the
Bipolar- much less common than depressive disorder, affecting 2.6% of the U.S population, same for
males and females. Tend to appear in late adolescence or early childhood.
Treatments- with the help of lithium and divalproex. Psychotherapy can help them c
PSYC110 Introduction to Psychology
Professor Marianne Kepler, M.A.
Thinking about Theories and Research (Start here p.15)
1. What is psychology? (p. 3)
2. Identify the four goals of psychology. (p.5 )
The Scientific Method
1. What is the main
Wake up for school
To get a degree, and better my life
Go to the bathroom
Have the urge, not to mess up bladder
Have fresh breath, no cavities
To look nice and hair is straight
Put makeup on
Cover up a
Unit 5- Disorders
Schizophrenia- psychological disorder loses one contact with reality
A male is more likely to develop this order
o many people deal with
Psych Cultural Differences
March 9, 2017
There are three descriptive research methods which is the naturalistic observation, case
study, and survey. A naturalistic observation is an observation and recording of behavior in its
What are the characteristics of sleepwalking (somnambulism) and sleep talking?
Definition- sleep disturbances in which behaviors and physiological states that
normally take place only in the walkin
Psychology- is the scientific study of human and animal behavior, mental processes, and feelings.
Psychology is a science, study things very precisely, 120 years old. Primarily study humans, the main
animal we study is rats.
Intro to Soc
Cultural Defense is a Weak Defense
"Ignorantia juis non excusat."
Although culture defines itself as shared beliefs and customs, including language; values;
norms; behaviors; and material objects, passed down over generations-
Name: Ariel Mariya Shamus-Caraccio.
DOB: March 2, 1993.
Time: 12:05 AM.
Weight: 6.14 lbs.
Height: 18.5 in.
Hair Color: Black.
Eye Color: Blue.
I am born, right on time. There are people all around me incluing the woman who's arms
I am lying
2) Identify and explain Piagets cognitive theory of development. In your answer, illustrate how the child
adapts to his or her environment (assimilation, accommodation, equilibration, etc.), the four stages of
development, and a minimum of one goal the ch
3) How did Kohlberg research moral development? What are the three basic levels of his theory? Provide
real-life examples to illustrate a childs thinking.
Kohlberg agreed with Piaget's theory of moral development in principle but wanted to
develop his ide
1) Compare and contrast Freuds perspective of personality development with that of Erikson. In your
answer, identify and describe both Freuds psychosexual stages and Eriksons psychosocial stages, using
examples to illustrate each stage.
Virtual Lab: Dependent and Independent Variables
1. ECB refers to:
a. A genetically engineered plant that is resistant to insect pests
b. Edible corn byproducts
c. An insect pest that reduces corn yield
d. European corn borer