UNIT THREE STUDY GUIDE
Lecture 19: Attention
-the video of the gorilla approx 50% of the subject never noticed the gorilla.
-you are trying to pay attention to white and the other team youre trying to ignore is black
shirts the gorilla is black. SELECTIVE
SENSATION AND PERCEPTION MIDTERM I STUDY GUIDE
Lecture 1: Perception
-your knowledge about the world is limited by what you perceive. This demonstration shows
that while our perceptual abilities are incredibly acute in many ways, they are also heavil
MIDTERM II STUDY GUIDE (LECTURE 10-17)
Lecture 10- PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION
"I stand at the window and see a house, trees, sky. Theoretically I might say there
were 327 brightness's and nuances of color. Do I h
Lecture 25 Plasticity/Language
1. What is constraint induced movement therapy? Explain how it works?
o Form of therapy in which the affected limbs (ex. arm) use is increased.
o Affected limb is forced into action.
o Use of affected limb promotes cortical
Class 20 Frontal lobe
Terms, concepts, processes
Parietal lobe disorders
1. What are the symptoms in Gerstmann syndrome?
o is characterized by a constellation of symptoms that suggests the presence
of a lesion in the left parietal lobe.
Finger agnosia -
Class 21 Motor disorders
1. What aspects of movement does the cerebellum moderate?
o balance & coordination & accuracy.
o Important for tasks that require timing
o Important in acquiring new movement sequences
2. What aspects of movement do
18 Parietal lobes
1. What somatosensory submodalities are carried in the spinothalamic tract?
a. pain and temperature information
2. How does the spinothalamic tract run, where does it cross (decussate), where does
it go in the thalamus?
Lecture 24 Lateralization of function/anatomy & Plasticity
1. What percentage L and R handers carry their language in the L hemisphere, R
hemisphere and bilaterally approximately?
92% of right handed people have language on the left side
Class 19 Parietal lobe disorders
Terms, concepts, processes
1. How are dizziness and vertigo different?
things become faint and faded; light-headedness
spinning sensation (spinning around as a kid)(fluid in hair cells
Class 22 Executive function
1. What is Huntingtons disease? (genetic, progressive movement, subcortical)
o Associated with gradual and extensive brain damage especially in the
caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, and the cerebral cor
Lecture 23 Executive function & Lateralization of function/anatomy
Executive functions, cognitive control
1. How do planning tasks test divergent thinking?
o They test the ability to form strategies and problem solve. (They can't
handle chains of errands
Final Exam Study Guide (Old Material)
This is intended to be a guide only. You are responsible for all of the lecture material and assigned reading material.
1. What is the person-situation debate?
31 May 2017
1. What are the two views in where knowledge comes from? Be sure to write at least five
differences between the two views.
The two views in where knowledge comes from are Platos view a
6 June 2017
- What is the difference between procedural and declarative memory?
The difference between procedural memory and declarative memory is the following: procedural
memory has to do with k
Exam 2 Millionaire Review
1. When we are _ motivated, we act on the basis of our own desires and choices and tend to behave in ways
that we find satisfying.
Final Exam Millionaire Review
1. Seth wants closeness and intimacy with another person, but has a lot of self-doubt about whether anyone will find
him lovable. According to Fraley and Shavers (2000) four-category approac
Exam 1 Millionaire Extra Questions
Cross-cultural research on ideal partners indicates that:
a. across various cultures, men emphasize physical attractiveness more than any other characteristic.
b. men are more likely
Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
Psychopathology (mental disorder): patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladaptive,
disruptive, or uncomfortable for those who are affected or for those with whom they come in contact
Consciousness- awareness of external stimuli and ones own mental activity (actions, feelings, sensations, perceptions
and other mental processes)
Questions to study consciousness:
1. Mind- body problem- What is the re
Demonstration #1: 16 Squares
What: We looked at a 4 by 4 square diagram and counted
how many squares we saw.
Why: This demonstration was conducted in order to
distinguish between sensation and perception. Everyone
saw the same 4 by 4 square diagram, but w
Who Needs Sleep Film analysis
Answer the following questions on the bottom and back of this journal or on a separate sheet of paper.
1. Draw 2 diagrams. Diagram A should be a fully labeled diagram of your FIRST complete sleep cycl
Consciousness Journal #3
Sleep Disorders and Dream Analysis
You have just been hired by the National Institute for Health (NIH) because of your expertise in the area of
sleep disorders. The NIH has decided to begin a public s
Introduction to Consciousness- What does each term tell us about consciousness?
1. Stream of Consciousness- flow of thoughts of an individual
2. Priming- sensitivity to a stimuli that the individual alread
Diff roles of school psychologist
Microsystems, exosystems, etc
School connectedness and climate
School assessments, what they involve and quality
Why children are referred to team and what the team is
Demographics of sc
Longitudinal studies: the same individuals are observed or tested repeatedly at different points
in their lives
o Microgenetic studies: children tested repeatedly over days or weeks, not years
Provides data on the developmen
Origins of a New Science
G. Stanley Hall
o Founder of American psych
o Studied child development
o Questionnaire method
o Psychodynamic perspective
o Development is determined by how people resolve conflicts at different stages
o Stages of p
Infant exam 3
Ch 6: Cognitive Development
Piaget was trained as a biologist and philosopher
o Intellectual development is a process of adaptation
According to Piaget, assimilation occurs when new experiences are readily incorporated into a
Infant Exam 2 Study Guide
Chapter 5 Perceptual and Motor Development
Perception is action: our senses are assaulted w/stimulation but much of it is ignored
Sensory and perceptual processes are the means by which people receive, select, modify and
Final Exam Study Guide New Material (Complete)
This is intended to be a guide only. You are responsible for all of the lecture material and assigned
What are Szasz and Hollender
Final Exam Study Guide Old Material
1. What are the biomedical and biopsychosocial models?
a. Biomedical Model- Explains illness as abnormal somatic process (focuses on
disease), too mechanical, reductionist (bro