Test 4 CLOs
Ch. 9 Early Intra/Inter Development
Multiple Choice questions
29. Which of the following is NOT a primary emotion?
CLO (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7)
Group 1 T2
1. The part of a neuron that receives information from other neurons
a. Cell body
d. None of the above
CLO (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & &)
Challenging Level (Easy
Test 3 CLOs
Ch. 6 Early Cognitive Development
Multiple Choice questions
17. How many substages are there in the sensorimotor stage?
CLO (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7)
Test 1 CLOs
1. What does the study of human development seek to address?
a. Describing human development
b. Understanding human development
c. Explaining human development
d. All of the above
Psychology & the Scientific Method
Psychology scientific study of behavior
Methods of acquiring knowledge
Science one of several ways or methods of acquiring knowledge
o Seeks to develop theoretical and empirical explanations of
ARTHURPSYC 204 (EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY) 17A LECTURE NOTES [01/10/17]
RESEARCH VALIDITYPAGE 1
A key criterion in evaluating any test, measure, or piece of research is validity.
Define VALIDITY asthe APPROPRIATENESS of INFERENCES
Experimental psychology: development and assessment of psychological research design and
The recurring debate concerning evolution vs. creationism/ intelligent design can be
conceptualized as a debate between the superiority of which two proc
To experience smell, our brain detects molecules.
The brain is an electronic device.
A person is considered conscious if they are aware of themselves and
The ears are most like a radio antenna.
Brocas area is critical for speech production
The eyes take in information even while moving.
An average reader makes 4 fixations per second while reading
Wernickes area is critical for speech comprehension
A saccade is movement o
The system for converting a deep structure into a surface structure in
language is called
Ordinarily, you have short eye fixations when reading something easy
and long fixations when reading something difficult. If your fixations
Psychology a systematic study of behavior and experience
Determinism the idea that every event has a cause, or determinant, that one could observe or
Free will the belief that behavior is caused by a persons independent decisions
Stimuli energies from the world around us that affect us in some way
Receptors specialize cells that convert environmental energies into signals for the nervous system
Electromagnetic spectrum the continuum of all frequencies of radiated energy
Primacy effect the first information we learn about someone influences us more than later
Self-fulfilling prophecies expectations that increase the probability of the predicted event
Stereotype a belief or expectation about a gro
Cross-sectional study compares groups of individuals of different ages at the same time.
Longitudinal study follows a single group of individuals as they develop
Selective attrition the tendency for certain kinds of people to out of a study
Four lobes of the brain
o Brains executive center
o Weave together sensory information to create a sense of spatial layout
o Interprets sound and speech
o Interpret visual information
Psychology in your World
Reading through the collection of pieces provided for me to give both my personal
reflection of and analysis on, Author Garth Sundem really stuck a personal chord with me
in his Study Shows That 40% of U.S. Kids
During reading, the eyes alternate between fixations and saccades.
Reading-in the sense of understanding the words-occurs during
When most people read, they do so by seeing a "window" of about
In an experiment a cough or a tone re
When 2- to 3-year-old children speak, they
-overgeneralize grammatical rules.
What enables humans to learn language so much more easily than
-The human brain has areas specialized for language
Suppose people hear an ambiguous so
One explanation as to why animals sleep is to save energy.
SCN stands for suprachiasmatic nucleus.
Sleep progresses through a series of stages.
Re-synchronizing the circadian rhythm is easier after flying west, the
same direction as the
Which of the following often produces spatial neglect for half of the
-damage in the right hemisphere of the brain
When researchers measured brain activity during a binocular rivalry
task, what did they find?
-A consciously perceived imag
Each unit of meaning in a word is called a
What evidence do we have that children exposed to no language at all
would invent their own?
-Deaf children who fail to learn spoken language
generally invent a sign language.
The sequence of words as t
Which of the following is characteristic of a minimally conscious
-brief periods of purposeful action and speech
In which condition does the brain show a low, steady rate of activity
and no response to any stimulus?
What evidence indicated that a woman in a vegetative state may be
-Her brain activity responded to commands such as
imagine playing tennis.
In which of these does a person have the LEAST amount of brain
activity and responsiveness?
August 29, 2016
CHAPTER 1: THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY
What do psychologists do?
Study the brain
Teach, counsel/therapy, drug research, marketing, sports psychology
Why study psychology?
Seeing isnt always believing
Not always com
1. It is said that people constantly view their lives through their perspective and mood. These are
the results of your sensory perception working to create a perception of events. Ive been
thinking about classical conditionings effec
1. Every morning, I wake up just to go back to sleep for yet another blissful 5 minutes. An
alarm buzzes my cell violently around, until it zips off my bunk to the floor. As it screeches to a
halt, a drowsy yet panicked me slides off
PSYC 204- Exam 2 Notes
Measurement and Statistics and Reliability
What is measurement?
Assessing validity of written or oral tests or of research project
Assessing validity of con
January 18, 2017
o What is Psychology?
January 23, 2017
o What is Psychology
The science that seeks to understand behavior and mental
processes, and to apply that understanding in the service of