A. Perceiving is Believing
The purpose of this exercise is to develop an understanding of how different individuals
subjectively make perceptions. Even though we make the assumption that there is one reality,
we all have our own per
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 6 pp 210-230
Theories of Motivation
Define three types of motivation.
Ethology The scientific study of animal behavior under natural conditions
Davis & Palladino: Chapter 11 pp 467 -469
Rogers Person Centered Approach (Personality Development)
Real Self / Ideal Self
Characteristics of Maslows Sample of Self - Actualized Individuals
Describe the concept o
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 3 pp 110 - 120
Perceptual Hypothesis / Illusion
Explain briefly the following terms.
Pattern Perception The ability to perceive patterns such as letters, s
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 12
Defining Psychological Disorders
Describing Three Categories of Mental Disorders
Explain each of the following.
Criteria of Abnormality is described by using the terms statistical rar
States of Consciousness
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 4
Describe the four stages of sleep.
The stages happen during NREM sleep (non-REM sleep). Stage 1 lasts a few minutes. Its a
transition phase from wakefulness t
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 2 pp. 62-79
Describing the functioning areas of the Cerebral Cortex
Describing hemispheric function
Describe the functioning areas of the cerebral cortex that are listed below.
Occipital Lobes They
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 8 pp 294-341
A. Principles of Psychological Tests
B. Exceptional Individuals
C. Gardners Multiple Intelligence
D. Determinants of Intelligence
Define reliability degree to which repeated admin
Describe the psychoactive drugs found in the three main categories.
Depressants Drugs that slow functioning of the CNS. These include alcohol,
barbiturates, and benzodiazepines. Alcohol is also known as ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Alcoho
Methods of Psychology
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 1 pp. 10-23
Four Methods of Gathering Information
Experimental Method of Research
Describe each of the four basic methods used by psychologists to gather information
Davis/Palladino: Chapter 7
Repressed Memory Controversy
A. Describe the functions of sensory memory.
Its a storage of all sensory events which include sights, sounds, and tas
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Class Activity One: Theoretical Orientations Summary
In the text, Abnormal Psychology by William Ray, he discusses multiple different
therapies that psychologists use. Afte
13 sample questions - Exam 1
A serious shortcoming of a correlational study is that it cannot
A) predict one variable from another.
B) determine when there is a lack of a relationship between two variables.
C) identify which variable causes the other v
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Impact of Culture and Society (CA 3)
Society plays a big role in how one might look at an individual with a mental disorder.
People think that those who have a mental disorder such as
PSYC 321- Abnormal PSYC
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My Preference for Theoretical Orientation (CA 2)
After reading the textbook, I favored the existential humanist perspective over the other
two approaches for multiple reasons. Th
Lahey, Ch10: Developmental Psychology
When you have studied this chapter, you should be able to:
1. Define development and developmental psychology.
Development: change and continuity throughout our life. Developmental psychology: the field
Lahey, Ch11: Motivation and Emotion
After reading Chapter Eleven, you should be able to answer
1. Distinguish between motivation and emotion.
2. Describe the relationship between primary motives and homeostatic mechanisms.
3. Describe the b
Lahey, Ch12: Personality
After reading Chapter Twelve, you should be able to answer the
1. Define the term personality.
2. Compare Allport's trait theory with the five-factor trait theory.
3. Describe the results of efforts to validate personal
Lahey, Ch1: Introduction to Psychology
What is Psychology?
After reading Chapter One, you should be able to complete
1. Describe Aristotle's role in the history of psychology, and understand the definition of psychology.
- He believed that
-The fact that psychology is considered an empirical science means that
direct observation is favored over intuition or reasoning as a means of
-To be properly considered objective, the results of scientific observation must
Lahey, Ch2: Research Methods
After reading Chapter Two, you should be able to:
1. Identify the components of the scientific method in psychology, including empirical evidence and
2. Distinguish between theories and hypotheses, and
Cognitive psychology is the area of psychology evaluating the "mental processes including how people think, perceive, and learn (Van Wagner, 2009)." It is arguably used the most when evaluating patients for various mental disorders and diseases, and its p
Study Guide: Exam 2
Things to know for Learning: Classical Conditioning: Basic principle learned association between two stimuli Definitions of Unconditioned Stimulus (US) naturally, Conditioned Stimulus (CS)previously neutral then learning to assoc
PSYCH 101 EXAM PREPARATION/READING ASSIGNMENT 1: Myers p. 105-110 Due: Beginning of class 2/12 Directions: 1. Read through the questions first. 2. Read the assigned pages. 3. Answer as many of the questions as you can WITHOUT looking at the book. 4.C
Extra Credit Critical Thinking Questions 1. Five types of jobs for people with training in psychology: *Biological Psychologists explore the links between the brain and the mind. *Cognitive Psychologists experiment with how people perceive, think, an