Study Guide Psyc 101 cfw_For Test #1
1. Define psychology and explain your definition.
It is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes of the mind. The characteristics are based on
different elements such as the way human thinks to d
1. Discuss Sherifs and later Asch's research on conformity.
Sherifs study included the autokinetic study of norm formation. (Perceived movement of stationary point of
light). The point of light was seen to move different distances. If it moves,
1. What are the four accepted criteria (from the lecture) that allow us to distinguish between sensory
systems? Be able to apply these criteria to vision, audition, and ESP.
There is a unique stimulus, a unique receptor, a unique nervous system, a