Chapter 3, Class Discussion Questions
Charity Johnson Story
By: Sarah Mahmoud
1. In what ways does Charitys story show the importance of social interaction/socialization on
childhood/adolescent development and her developing sense of self/ social identity
Marriotts Ridge High School
The AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and
scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals.
Students are expose
MIDTERM REVIEW PACKET-Use this as an aid in studying. It should not be your only tool for
HISTORY AND METHODS
Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes
A brief history
Wilhelm Wundt- founded first research lab in 1879- birth of s
Dream Analysis: Nathan Case
Though the manifest content of Nathan's dream may make it seem like his brain was simply
trying to connect random neural activity into a story, careful analysis of his dream argues otherwise.
The day Nathan
Free Response Question # 1
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. This field is very diverse
and examines mental processes as well as behavior in different ways. However, within psychology,
there are many
Unit VI Notes
What happens in classical conditioning?
What are the key elements in this type of
- a stimulus acquires the capacity to evoke a
response that was originally evoked by another
Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception
1. Dr. P
1. visual agnosia
1. inability to recognize objects through sight
2. no vision problems
3. sensation was intact perception problems
2. Sensation the stimulation of sense organs
Chapter 5 Variations in Consciousness
On the Nature of Consciousness
What is consciousness?
- awareness of internal & external stimuli
- personal awareness
What did Freud have to say about the levels of
- stream of conscious
Dream Assignment and Sleep Log
1. On Wednesday night, I dreamt that I kept forgetting to write down all my dreams in my dream
chart, which was actually a wooden 3D cubic chart with designated slots for me to put my
dreams in. My dreams
Chapter 3 The Biological Bases of Behavior
I. Communication in the Nervous System
1. Nervous Tissue: The Basic Hardware
1. cells neurons or glia
1. individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrate, and transmit
Psychology Unit 2 Chapter Outline
1. Looking for Laws: The Scientific Approach to Behavior (38-47)
1. the scientific approach assumes that events are governed by some lawful order
behavior is governed by discernible laws or principles
Locus of control is one's ability to to apply control over outcomes. An external locus of control
is when one feels like they cannot have an effect or control the things in one's life. This may often
result in aggressive tendenc
Death and Dying Exam II Study Guide
Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross developed a theory of the stages a person will go through as they
die. Be able to identify and provide examples of the stages of dying, and provide a critique of
Death and Dying Exam III Study Guide
1. In class lectures, we examined the ethical dilemmas that occur in end of life care. Be able to define and
explain terms such as autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, euthanasia.
Autonomy right to self-determinatio
Sociology of Religion
April 23, 2014
Final: Describe the views of Pope John Paul II and Pope Pius XII
The relationship between science and religion is greatly misunderstood. Many people
believe that evolution ceases to exist i
April 19, 2012
Contrasting Modern Society vs. a Traditional Amish Society
Much of Sociology focuses on the evolution from a simple, traditional society to a
modern, more complex one. Our society can be considered a modern one, where
March 21, 2012
I was born on March 1st, 1993 in Edison, New Jersey to Manish and Vanita Patel.
My father was an immigrant from Gujarat, India just like my mom. He came to America
when he twenty-five years old unlike my mom, who came when she
Analyses of Health Care From the Perspective of Each of Sociologys Theoretical
Structural Functionalism views society as a system. The system is made up of
parts with separate functions that together run
John Gagnon and William S. Simon
Offers the notion that a persons sexual behavior and experience of that behavior is
influences by their subjective understanding of their own sexua
What is social class? Money, occupational prestige, educational level, social location,
appearance. (This is known as conceptualization.)
How would you group people based on the above concepts? (This is known as
Useful to look at the way gender is stratified.
Stratified males and females unequal access to power, prestige, and property based
on their sex.
The mostly invisible barrier that keeps women from advan
A group of people with inherited physical characteristics that distinguish it from another
group (from the text).
Another social construction!
No genetic support for the concept of race.
Human genome project/research revealed th
A statement of how variables are expected to be related to one another, often according
to predictions from a theory.
Example: If X, then Y (X = independent variable, Y = dependent variable).