The nature and nurture of high IQ: An extended sensitive period
for intellectual development
Brant, Angela M., Munakata, Yuko, Boomsma, Dorret I., DeFries, John C., Haworth, Claire M.
A., Keller, Matthew C., Martin, Nicholas G., McGue, Matthew, Petrill, S
It is 6X more likely to
get into an accident
due to texting and
driving than driving
under the influence of
More than 6,000 people
have died because of
texting and driving.
Leading cause of deaths
Remembering your past: The effects of concussion
on autobiographical memory recall
Nicole C. Barry & Jennifer L. Tomes
This study focused on the effect that concussions have on people as they recall their own
memories, after the effec
Art therapy, trauma and substance misuse: Using
imagery to explore a difficult past with a complex
Petra May Skeffington & Mandy Browne
This study regarding art therapy and trauma was conducted in order to test the
Participation in cognitively-stimulating activities is associated
with brain structure and cognitive function in preclinical
Stephanie A. Schultz, Jordan Larson, Jennifer Oh, Rebecca Koscik, Maritza N. Dowling,
Catherine L. Gallagher, C
Impact that our environment has our
early childhood experiences, how we
were raised, our social relationships,
and our surrounding culture
Influence that genes and
heredity have in our physical
appearance and personality
Exam 1 Study Guide
Note from Dr. Serafine: use this guide to help you study for Exam 1. Note that you should also study the
quizzes, as they contain questions relevant from the book which might appear again on the exam.
Introduction to Psychological Scien
Introduction: Neuroscience and Behavior
Sample questions studied by neurosciences
How do you tell the difference between red and blue, sweet and sour,
loud and soft?
What exactly is a memory, and how are memories st
AND ITS VARIATIONS
Personal and immediate
External stimuli and the world
Planning or active problem
Early and co
Introduction: The Origins of Psychology
What is the proper subject
matter of psychology?
What methods should be
used to investigate
Unit 3 Study Guide
1 Define neuron.
Nerve cell which is the basic building block of the nervous system
2 Be able to label the different parts of neuron.
What is an action potential? How does an action potential contribute to neural
Unit 4 Study Guide
1) Define consciousness.
-Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
2) What is dual processing?
-Information is simultaneously processed on separate conscious and unconscious
-Deliberate vs. Automatic Processing
Unit 1 Study Guide
1 Be able to define and order the schools of thought in psychology
-Structuralism (1880): using self reflection to reveal the structure of the mind
-Functionalism (1880): What is the function of behavior/ mental processes; how
Unit 5 Study Guide
1) What is personality?
Personality: individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting
2) Which of Freuds theories were accepted? Which were rejected?
-Much of our mental life occurs outside of con
PSYC 1301 (Dr. Meissner) EXAM #4 - STUDY GUIDE
Chapter 4: * What are the three stages of prenatal development?
1) Germinal Stage
the first two weeks after conception a process of cell division occurs in which the zygote splits into hundreds of cel
EXAM #2 - STUDY GUIDE
NOTE: With regard to the structural anatomy of the human brain, neuron, and eye - I am only interested your ability to describe the purpose or function of each area. I will not ask you to label any diagrams on the ex