MILGRAM OBEDIENCE EXPERIMENT
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Milgrams Obedience Experiment Today
MILGRAM OBEDIENCE EXPERIMENT
One of the most famous and important experiment even to this day is known
Hills Like White Elephants
-Jig: The jig is up They had fun traveling and having sex. The fun is over. Time to deal with
the consequences (the baby).
-The American: The stereotypical man in America are dicks according to movies.
-Bags: Emotional ba
Ivan Pavlov born in 1849 was one of the most influential Russian physiologists. He gave
up a path towards a religious career and instead took a career path towards science. One of the
One of the most famous and important experiment till this day is known as Milgrams
Obedience experiment. The experiment was conducted in 1961 by Milgram, a psychologist at
Yale University. The experiment purpose was to see if normal everyday citi
Two terms for learning
Operant: learning to
engage in behavior
because of the
What is consciousness?
Sensory awareness of the environment
Selective attention: focusing attention on a
Important to self-control
Deciding when and where to focus our
attention can be crucial to survival
PSYC 2301: General
Psychology: Scientific study of behavior and
Utilizes the scientific method to develop
theories about variables to
the play activ
Chapter 1: Part 2
Ways of knowing
Abstract faith: believing some things are
true that cannot be proven.
Expert opinions: believing some things
are true because others with expertise
Large-scale agreement: believi
1/30/2017 Chapter 1: Part 2 -Research Methods
Chapter 1: Part 2 -Research Methods
Ways of knowing.
- Abstract faith: believing some things are true that cannot be proven.
. xpert opinion: believing some things are true because others with expertise
1/30/2017 PSYC 2301: General Psychology
PSYC 2301: General Psychology
- Psychology: Scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
- Utilizes the scientific method to develop theories about variables to.
1/30/2017 Chapter 5: Learning
- A relatively permanent change in behavior based on experience.
Two terms for learning
- Classical conditioning
. Operant conditioning
- Operant: learning to engage in behavior because of the consequence
1/30/2017 Sensation and Perception
Sensation and Perception
I Sensation and Perception are closely related concepts.
Sensation: stimulation of sensory receptors and transmission of sensory
information to the central nervous system.
Perception: way in wh
1/30/2017 Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion:
Motivation and Emotion:
. Motives are hypothetical states that activate behavior and propel us to act to achieve
goals. These may take the form or needs, drives or incentives.
Need: a state of deprivation
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0 What is abnormal behavior?
Feelings of guilt, depression, and anxiety are not ent
* Distinguish between intelligence and achievement:
* refers to knowledge, skills and abil
Reasonably stable patterns of emotions, motives, and behavior that distinguish one person from
I What is consciousness?
I Sensory awareness of the environment
I Selective attention: focusing attent
Biology and Behavior
_ Much of human behavior is controlled and/or influenced by the physical structure and
> Controversies in Developmental Psychology
0 Nature vs. Nurture
0 Continuous vs. discontinuous
Chapter 5 Vocabulary
1. Schemes-organized patterns of functioning that adapt and change with mental development.
2. Assimilation- the process by which people understand and experience in terms of their current stage of
cognitive development and way of thi
Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Preschool Years- from age 2 till about 6 years old
Obesity-body weight more than 20% higher that he average weight for a person of
Chapter 8 Vocabulary
1. Psychosocial Development-(Erickson) development that encompasses changes both in the
understanding individuals have of themselves as members of society and in their comprehension
of the meaning of others behaviors
2. Imitative vs G
Chapter 6 Vocabulary
1. Social Smile-smiling in response to other individuals. By 18mths smiling is directed towards caregivers
2. Stranger Anxiety-the caution and wariness displayed by infants when encountering an unfamiliar person.
Common after 6mths of
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
1. qLifespan Development-the field of study that examines patterns of growth, change, and stability in
behavior that occur throughout the entire life span.
2. Physical Development-development involving the physical makeup, including t
Chapter 3 Vocabulary
1. Neonates-term used for newborns
2. Episiotomy-incision sometimes made to increase the size of the opening of the vagina to allow
the baby to pass
3. Apgar Scale-standard measurement system that looks for a variety of indications of
Chapter 4 Vocabulary
1. Cephalocaudal principle-the principle that the growth follows a pattern that begins with the head and
upper body parts and then proceeds down to the rest of the body
2. Proximodorsal Principle-the principle that development proceed
Chapter 5-Cognitive Development in Infancy
_ universal _ in a fixed order
Development: physical maturation and exposure to relevant experiences
Schemes: adaptation and change
What Principles Underlie Cognitive Growth?