Pranay Patel Personality Psychology Self-Analysis Stories
Story # 1 The day was growing old and little Tom was growing weary. He had been separated from his camp in the woods. Standing alone in the middle of no where did not frighten him, what scare
t3The Mind Body Problem
How the mind (mental processes, thought and consciousness) and the body (the physical
aspects of the brain-neurons and how the brain is structured) interact
-is the mind a part of the body or is the body a part of the mind?
COGNITION MIDTERM STUDYGUIDE
Body & Mind - Basic Approaches (Sept. 7, 8)
Slideshow Lecture 1
The Mind Body Problem
How the mind mind (mental processes, thought and consciousness) and the body (the physical
aspects of the brain-neurons and how the brain is
Moral vs. Ethics
Moral concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior and the goodness or
badness of human character
-descriptive approach, what is done, their intuitions and judgements
Ethics moral principles that govern a pers
Importance of Memory:
-life would be terrible without memory
-no memory - most people's memory - perfect memory
-amnesia (anterograde: can't form new memories, retrograde: can't recall old
-total recall (hyperthymesia/effected by the caudate nuc
Retrieval Failure in Infancy
The Time Course Of Retrieval
In 3-month-old Infants
Train 3-month-old infant to kick at a
Remind infant of mobile 13 days later.
Wait, then bring back mobile:
15 minutes: Nothing.
1 hour: Again nothing.
8 hours: Still
The Distracter Task
Subject sees a trigram (e.g., XBR)
Immediately, subject starts
counting backwards by 3s.
Subject attempts to recall the trigram.
Keppel & Underwood
Statistical versus Causal
Which argument is better?
Linda is more
likely to be a
teller because she
more than she
resembles a bank
Another case of
overlooking the obvious
The answers you provide will be kept confidential. Please try to answer the
questions below as honestly as possible. I am interested in what you really think, and
not what you think I, or anybody else, would like you to think or say.
Dr. Julien Musolino
A look at the syllabus
What this course will be about
Dr. Julien Musolino
Department of Psychology & RuCCS
Office hours: by appointment
What you need to do:
Follow the steps below and turn in your assignment through SAKAI. You assignment
MUST be turned in by 10:00pm, on September 27. In the end, you need to turn in (i.e.
post on SAKAI) ONE Word file that contains 4 parts. Each part corres
Guidelines for Exam 1
Scope: all the material covered since the beginning of class (including video
Format: this is a closed-book exam taken in class and you will be given the entire class
period. The exam will contain some (but not necess
Dear class members,
Here's some information about your final exam that I hope you will find useful. The exam will take place on
Monday, December 21 4:00-7:00pm in our classroom.
The exam itself contains a total of 60 questions divided into two parts. Part