1. Past, Present, and Promise
This introduction presents psychology as a science at the crossroads of many fields of knowledge, from
philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence. With Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard
PSYC 1030 General Psychology TTH
Credit Hrs: 3
Spring Semester 2017
Mr. Robert Summers, B.A., M.A.C.T., S.C.T.
General Psychology is an introductory survey course which explores the scientific study
of human behavior. Topics include: the history of psycho
Six rules of evidential reasoning
It must be possible to conceive of evidence that would prove the claim false.
Any claim that could not be falsified would be devoid of any propositional content; it
would instead be making
1. Learning is a change in behavior caused by maturation and motivation.
2. Learning from written language is considered a complex form of associative learning.
3. Events that precede a response are called consequences, w
1. The three processes involved in memory are maintenance, elaboration, and forgetting.
2. The three stages of memory are summarized by the Atkinson-Shiffrin model of memory.
3. In sensory memory, the visual image that pe
1. The brain and spinal cord make up the _ nervous system.
2. When you give directions and point down the street, the part of the peripheral nervous system that
controls this voluntary movement of your finger is the _ nervous system.
3. The branch of the
1. Humans owe their success more to their thinking abilities than to physical strength or speed.
2. The person responsible for the development and design of the first useful individual test of intelligence
was Howard Gardner.
1. A need is an internal deficiency that may energize behavior.
2. If your body is dehydrated, but you are not thirsty, we would say that you have a drive, but not a need.
3. Needs for power, affiliation, approval, status
1. The scientific study of the origins, symptoms, and development of mental, emotional, and behavioral
disorders is called _.
2. Failure to match ones behavior to widely accepted norms or to the unusual minimum rules for social
conduct describes the defin
1. A persons unique and enduring behavior patterns define his or her _.
2. Tony would be described as a shy, reserved person who focuses most of the time on his own thoughts
rather than the outside world. Tony would be referred to as a(n) _.
3. Jeffery ha
1. The part of the mind of which we are subjectively unaware and that is not open to introspection is
called the _.
2. In the definition of psychology, any directly observable action or response, such as eating, sleeping,
talking, or sneezing, is referred
November 6, 2016
Dr. Fung; MWF 10:10
Psychology 1010 Extra Credit
How can Psychology best apply to the study of Neuropsychology?
To begin to answer this question, the easiest way to start is to look at the work:
Neuropsychology. The prefi
Final Exam Study Guide
The final exam will be available beginning Friday morning, April 29 at 12:00 AM and will remain open until
11:59 PM on Thursday, May 5. All exams must be completed during this time. There will be no opportuniti
Question 1 options:
"Precision" in measurement refers to which of the following?
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits the employer to discriminate based on race, religion, color,
gender, or national heritage. Therefore, to enforce this regulations, the four-fifths or 80% rule
emerged. This rule estimates for adverse impact. This is