Objects are brought into focus on the retina by changes in the curve and thickness of the
The process by which our sensory systems transform stimulus energies into neural messages is called
1. Dogs strapped into a harness and given repeated and unavoidable shocks developed
A. the false consensus effect.
B. a reaction formation.
C. learned helplessness.
D. a fixation.
1. Abraham Maslow studied the lives of Abra
What is Psychology, p. 2: A set of questions, theories and procedures for asking and answering questions
about how we think, feel and act.
Structuralism, p. 3: Edward Bradford Titchener aimed to discover the minds structure.
Functionalism, p. 3:
A child who is punished for swearing at home but reinforced for swearing on the school playground is
most likely to demonstrate a patterned habit of swearing that is indicative of
In Pavlov's experiments, the dog's
1. infants accustomed to a puppet jumping three times on stage show surprise if the puppet jumps
only twice. This suggests that Piaget
B. underestimated the cognitive capacities of infants.
1. If research suggested that a pregnant mother's use
Children raised in the same family are not especially likely to have similar personalities. This most clearly
implies that we should be cautious about attributing personality to
A. parental influences.
Dante is healthier than his twi
An integrated explanation of human behavior provided by the neuroscience, cognitive, social-cultural,
and other perspectives in psychology is most clearly provided by
a biopsychosocial approach.
Which perspective would be most helpful for under
By forming thousands of new neurons each day, monkey brains illustrate
Alzheimers disease is most closely linked to the deterioration of neurons that produce
An undersupply of serotonin i
Karl Lashley trained rats to solve a maze and then removed pieces of their cortexes. He observed that
storage of their maze memories
B. was not restricted to specific regions of the cortex.
Hearing the word rabbit may lead people to
1) Who is the Vice President in charge of Student Development? Albert Tezeno
2) In what room would you get your college ID at the Spring Creek Campus? Room F-130
3) What are some of the classes you can get online tutoring for at the college
Psych test 4 study guide
Personality-an individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting
four basic perspectives
Freuds psychoanalytic theory attributes our thoughts an
Psych Study Guide
Encoding-the processing of information into the memory system
Storage-the retention of encoded information over time
Retrieval-process of getting information out of memory
Sensory Memory-the immediate, initial recording of sensory inform
December 18, 2015
Confirmation Bias and Immigration
For my topic, I chose to read articles from online news The Onion and the political platform The
Green Party of the United States. I personally believe there should be more
Sex born with
Gender cultural/social standard
Gender identity what gender you associate with
Women use both hemispheres and men use only one
Male provides Y chromosome for boys or X for girls
Turner syndrome XO chromosomes
HS Study Guide Exam 3
Chapter 16 Atypical Sex Behavior
Paraphilia and atypical sexual behavior 3 points made by authors
noncoercive and coercive paraphilias
fetishism, transvestic fetishism, sexual sadism and sexual masochism, autoerotic asphyxiation,
HS Exam 2 Study Guide
Gender Chapter 5
Define sex, gender, gender identity, gender role; relationship between biological sex and gender roles
Chromosomal sex, gonadal sex, hormonal sex
By what age have most children developed a firm gender identity?
Human Sexuality Test 1 Review
Sexual intelligence furthering your knowledge of the different points of
Were more alike than different and thats why we refer to the other sex not
o Increased STDs and pre-marital sex
Religion and Sex Education
People of strong religious background may not
agree with sexual education in schools
This can put educators in a position of teaching
something they do not advocate wholeheartedly
Educators that dont agree may not be teaching
Chapter 3: Voyage Through the Life Span
The Voyage Through the Life Span
After exploring Chapter 3, students should:
1. Explain prenatal development and the role that sex hormones play.
2. Understand the physical, cognitive, mo
A theory can be defined as:
the basis for relationships among facts and principles.
Allie has developed a theory concerning test grades. She believes that there is a relationship
between her frequency of study and th
QUIZ 1 PSYCHOLOGY
Behavior is _; mental processes are _.
Professionals in the field of developmental psychology
specialize in the study of human growth and change over tim
Chapter 3: Voyage Through the Life Span
Habituation refers to the
decreasing responsiveness to a stimulus to which one is repeatedly
You would expect an individual at a higher level (Full Internalization) of
If a person's medulla were damaged in an accident, you would expect the person to have a
breathing and maintaining an upright posture.
The terms spinal cord, somatic nerves, and parasympathetic division
Biology and Psychology
1. Describe the nervous system, including neurons, neural impulses, and
2. List the structures of the brain and their functions.
3. Explain the role of the endocrine system and list the endocrine
I. PSYCHOLOGYS SCIENTIFIC METHOD
A. Scientific Approach
1. A scientist is curious. A scientist wants to know why things in the world are the
way they are and how they became that way. Science is about asking questions.
2. Scientists are also s
PSYC 2301 . WS2
29 January 2016
Society v. Self-actualization
Todays psychologists view behaviors and mental processes in seven different contemporary
Memory Practice Quiz
1) The process of retrieval refers to:
a. The persistence of learning over time
b. The organization of information into manageable units
c. Getting information out of memory storage
d. Conscious repetition of information to be remembe
Memory Focus Guide
Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval, sensory memory, Short-term/Working Memory, Long-term
Memory (implicit and explicit memories)
Pgs. 265 Parts of the brain involved with memory
Amygdala, hippocampus, cerebellum and prefronta