Ram. 5 Study Guide (continued)
15. The theory of mind explanation claims that some of the social symptoms of autism are
due to the lack of theory of mind, which is basically the ability to understand other
peoples mental awareness. This theory is inadequa
Psychotherapy is a treatment based on the relationship between a patient and a
psychologist. It teaches you coping methods, and helps solve what makes you feel
your best. The types of psychotherapy include cognitive-behavioral and interperso
Extra Credit Chapters 10 and 11
One positive aspect of taking an online personality quiz is that it is
convenient, quick, and will give you a generalized idea of your personality
traits. A negative thing is that your results may not be 100
Definition: Relatively permanent change in behavior or knowledge that is due to
3 approaches: Classical conditioning
Classical Conditioning- has to do with association between stimuli
Operant Conditioning- a kind of learning in which the consequences that follow some behavior
increase or decrease the likely hood of that behavior occurring in the
Key Concepts: Shaping- reinforce behaviors that approximate or lead up to the
Definition: How our thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by
the presence of other people and by the social and physical
Sense of Self
Self-concept: thoughts, feelings, and beliefs about oneself; beliefs we
Definition- the ability to retain information over time through the process of encoding, storing
3 processes: Encoding- encoding new information in the brain
link new information with other information
Sensation and Perception 4030
Due Friday 6Nov. by 11:59 PM
1. What do we mean when we refer to the "dynamic range" in terms of hearing?
Define and give the range in decibels, from lowest to highest for humans. (Use
1. The movement of elements of the environment relative to the observer is called
phi movement. d.
2. Information that remains constant even though the observer is moving is called
The life-span of olfactory receptors in humans is
5 to 7 weeks.
Susan and Jeff have very different eating patterns. Susan tends to be picky about food whereas Jeff will eat
just about anything. Who i
1. _ is a change in behavior, thought
and/or belief influenced by a group or individual.
2. _ and _ are two types of
3. To express an attitude that you believe is
4. To express an attitude that you do not believe is
1. _ is a helping relationship between an
individual and a mental health professional.
2. The most influential approaches to psychotherapy are
_, _, _, and
3. The goal in _ Therapy is for the therapist to
create a relationship with the client
Psychopathology (Abnormal Psychology)
1. _ is the study of disorders
(behavior symptoms) that causes significant personal
distress or impairs function in particular areas of life.
2. _ and _ norms play an
important part in defining what normal and abnorma
1. The 3 major theories that attempt to explain where
personality comes from are; _,
_, and _
2. Psychoanalytic Theory was founded by Sigmund
3. Psychoanalytic Theory divides our psyche into 3 different
sections: 1) _, 2) _ and
1. _ refers to heredity and genes and how
they influence development.
2. _ refers to the environment and
experiences and how they influence development.
3. _ Stage covers the period of time from
conception to birth.
4. _ is from 0 2 years of a
1. Memory is a _ process.
is a set of interrelated process that allows
us to access and store information
, _ and _
make up the 3 stages of memory.
is the getting and manipulation of
information in order to store it.
is the process of k
Learning (Classical and Operant Conditioning)
_ is the change in behavior and mental
processes due to experience.
When a certain stimuli stimulates a certain response is called
In _ _ the unconditioned
stimulus (UCS) triggers the unconditioned
social abilities that
the Lifespan - Themes
nature vs. nurture
PSYCH 1410- EXAM 2
-Bring at least one pencilI will provide the scantron answer sheets
-50 multiple choice questions, each worth 1 point
-Many of the questions are applied or conceptualyou have to understand the
Learning (Social Learning)
Our _ Map is our internal representation of
_ _ is the process by which
people acquire attitudes, values, and ways of thinking and
behaving and the consequences of them from watching
_, like observatio
Sensation and Perception
1. Ability to experience environmental stimuli is called
2. We receive information from our environment through our
senses of _, _, _,
_ and _.
3. _ _ are specialized nerve cells
that detect stimuli in the en
The Wechsler Intelligence Scales: WAIS, WISC, WPPSI
Later became the WAIS Addressed limitations of the StanfordBinet
Testing adults Emphasis on speed Verbal emphasis
Major contributions of the Wechsler-Bellevue
Chapter 7 Test Administration
Potential source of error How to get best performance
concerns especially when testing minority children
Research has been done on things that can affect scores
Relationship between examiner and test taker