Ch. 3 The Biological Bases of Behavior - Reading & Study Objectives
Please use these Reading Objectives to prepare for in-class discussions, quizzes, and tests.
Communication in the Nervous System 1. Describe the various parts of the neuron and thei
Psychology as a Natural Science
PSYCH 1071 Kim M. Curby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Brain, Behavior, and Cognition
Learn how to critically evaluate the results of psychological research Obtain an understanding of the
The Psych 1071 Study Guide
What's The Purpose Of This Study Guide?
To guide you in your studies in this course. To do well in this course, you must do well on the graded coursework* which includes:
Homework Assignments that rely on your understandi
Reading Objectives: Ch. 1 - The Evolution of Psychology
Please use these Reading Objectives to prepare for in-class discussions, quizzes, and tests. 1. Summarize* the accomplishments and contributions to psychology of Wilhelm Wundt and G. Stanley Hal
Ch. 6 Learning Study Guide
1. Describe Pavlov's demonstration of classical conditioning and the key elements in this form of learning.
2. Discuss how classical conditioning may shape phobias and physiological processes, including se
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PSYCH 1071 PSYCHOLOGY AS A NATURAL SCIENCE
SYLLABUS SPRING 2008
Prerequisites: None (Formerly: Psychology 0070.) This course examines human and animal behavior from a natural science perspective,
Psych 1071 - Study Guide
Reading Objectives: Ch. 2 The Research Enterprise & Appendix B Statistics
Please use these Reading Objectives to prepare for in-class discussions, quizzes, and tests. 1. Explain science's main assumption and describe the
Introduction, pp. 119-120
Ch. 4 Sensation and Perception - Study Guide
1. Know the definitions for sensation and perception.
Psychophysics: Basic Concepts and Issues, pp.120-124
2. Be able to define and give an example of absolute th
Ch. 5 Variations in Consciousness - Study Guide
Introduction, pp. 173-175
1. Define consciousness and discuss the nature of consciousness, 2. What are the evolutionary roots of consciousness?
Biological Rhythms and Sleep, pp. 175-17
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Exam 1 Study Guide
Glial Cell Communication
Psychology is interested in mental life. Mental life is memories, thoughts, and feelings.
Neurons and glial cells create mental life.
Neurons and two types of glial cells come from neural st
Psych 1071 Study Guide for the Final Exam
Fri., 4/18, 9-11 a.m.
Don't guess about instructions or directions. I'll be glad to clarify anything on
the test (as long as it doesn't involve providing and answer!)
For short answ
Study Guide for Chapter 8 Language and Thought
Reading and Study Objectives
The Cognitive Revolution, pp.
1. What is cognition? When and why did the "cognitive revolution" happen? 2. What are the basic topics of cognitive psychology? (i.e., what is
Homework 5 _ of 15 points
Report and Reaction Paper on Addiction
highlight and type your name Due: Fri., February 29, 2008
Download this document from the course Blackboard site to wordprocess this assignment. Turn in a paper copy in cl
What is Psychology?
Thursday, August 30th 2007
Psychology: Defining the field
Psychology adapts and evolves
Brief history of Psychology
Where the science of the mind came from
The biological revolution
Brain & Behavior: Neuron by Neuron
Tuesday, September 11th 2007
Slicing up the living brain . . .
1) Anatomical (MRI) Images are acquired
2) Functional (fMRI) activation maps are overlayed on the anatomical Images.
fMRI data: Subtraction M
Meet your Brain!
Thursday, September 13th 2007
Topics for today
Anatomy: The different parts of the human brain Specialization: Different parts of the brain do different things. Plasticity: Experience changes the brain.
What you should k
Methods of Discovery in Psychology
Tuesday, September 4th 2007
Show me the dataaaaa!
It's not enough to see the data. Must understand the pitfalls that separate good conclusions from bad
Theories & hypotheses
Theory: A proposed model of ho
Tools of Discovery in Psychology
Thursday, September 6th 2007
But first we need to discuss the ethics of scientific research . . .
Ethical considerations in research
The Milgram Obedience Study
Ethical considerations in research
Researchers must w
Psych 1071 Assignment 1 _ of 10 points Due: Jan. 21, 2008 Getting Started
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Objectives: Familiarity with the course Blackboard site, downloadable assignment sheets, using the PsykTrek CD-ROM, and an introduction to t
Assignment 2 _ / 15 pts
PsykTrek - Simulation 1 Experimenting with the Stroop Task
Given Name Family Name
Due: Mon., Jan. 28, 2008
Please Read This Before You Start. Objectives (1) To experience a simulation of the Stroop Effect, a c
Homework 6 - Shaping Morphy
Resources: Ch. 6, pp. 224-228; PsykTrek Simulation 4; SHAPING BASICS
1. What is shaping?
2. How are reinforcements used in shaping? And how should reinforcement change as the behavior changes (approximates th
HOMEWORK 8 ANIMAL COGNITION
INSTRUCTIONS: Use the following sources to address the Homework Questions. FIRST: Read through the sections Can Animals Develop Language? and Language in Evoluationary Context in Ch. 8 of the textbook, pp. 30
_ / 15 points
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PsykTrek Simulation 2
Due: Mon., Feb. 4 Wed., Feb. 6, 2008
Objectives (1) To participate in a timed simulated recognition task of stimuli presented in the LVF
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Date (e.g. January 1, 20xx)
Diagnosis and Code