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The human body has 100 trillion cells (that only came from a single cell)
Pro creation is a fundamental of life (It is an urge that humans have)
The need to procreate is in our DNA
A testicle is packed
According to Freud, the human psyche is composed of the three parts. The _ develops between 3-6
years of age. It is our conscious that develops through interactions with parents, important people, religion, and the
media who insist that children and event
Child Develop: Test #1 Study Guide
Freud developed _, which involves going back in your past and uncovering
your buried or unconscious thoughts in order to talk through and assist with resolving conflict that affects a
persons _. _, another psychodynamic
Chapter 7: forensic psych
Eyewitnesses rely on memory
o Encoding (gathering)
o Storage (holding)
o Retrieval (accessing)
Errors in encoding, storage, and retrieval of information can occur
Memory traces deteriorate over time
Retrieval of information inclu
PSYC 350 Study Aid
Chapter 14 Predicting Violent Behavior
1. Who is concerned with predicting violent behavior?
a. States, psychologists, courts etc.
2. Why is the Leroy Hendricks trial so important?
a. Because it showed the first case where they tried to
PSYC 350 Spring Study Aid
1. What affect does it have on juries decisions to convict when they are told that the defendant
confessed to the crime?
a. The jury tends to convict when the person has confessed to the crime
a. give some background in
PSYC 350 Chapter 10 BWS, RTS, and PTSD
1. What is a syndrome?
a. A cluster of related symptoms that lead to a significant dysfunction in the
performance of normal activities
2. Give an overview of the Ibn-Tamas trial.
a. A wife shot her husband
PSYC 350 Spring 2017
1. What is profiling?
Profiling is the method of using pychology and knowledge of the crime scene to try and from
some sort of idea of what the criminal looks like/what he Is like.
2. In what types of cases is prof
PSYC 350 Spring Study Aid
1. Why are we interested in lie detection in forensic psychology?
Lie detection can help us understand if someone is lying about something; they may have
committed a crime, witnessed a crime, or oemthing else.
2. What d
Chapter 13 Juries and Judges as Decision-Makers
1. Why might we say a jury is an unusual group?
2. Describe/explain the following processes of jury decision-making:
a. They listen to the trial and then deliberate once the trial is ov
Chapter 6: Forensic psych
Steps in the jury process;
o Jury pool: all mentally competent, English-speaking, adult U.S, not been convicted of a
felony and who are living in the relevant jurisdiction.
o Sample: group of eligible people summoned to report fo
Chapter 11 Interviewing Children and Memories of Sexual Abuse
1. What age does the research show, in general, children have less capacity to
distinguish between fact and fantasy?
a. Children under the age of 5
2. What is an anatomically
What are some examples of the different subdisciplines of psychology (e.g., developmental) and how
they contribute the applied field of forensic psychology?
Developmental: custody decisions, trying children as adults
Why study child development?
To help people become better parents, improve a childs well-being,
and understand human nature.
Plato and Aristotle
What did they believe?
Both believed in nature Vs. nurture
That a childs wel
Continued Ch. 2
4 Developmental processes
1. Cell Division- Mitosis (tissue development)
2. Cell Migration- Cells moving from one place to another
3. Cell Differentiation- Stem cells start as undifferentiated but as they develop become more
Preoperational From 2-6 years old
Age 5-7 is the transition out of this stage
BEFORE one can manipulate and transform an object
Period of cognitive acquisitions (capabilities) and limitations
1. Symbolic representat
In America many people do not drink responsibly. People choose to drive while drunk,
walk alone at night while drunk, and other dangerous activities while under the influence. If only
there was a way to conduct a study on decreasing a persons need to drin
October 17th, 2016
Wilhelm Wundt is considered the founder of psychology because he opened the first
laboratory for psychology. He focused on historical analysis and naturalistic observation as a
October 14, 2016
Chapter 9 Assignment
a. Wundt and Kitchener both view psychology as a natural and experimental science. However,
Wundt believes that experiments in psychology are only good for studying and learning about
My current understanding of the field of evolutionary psychology is that it studies
thoughts and behaviors as the result of changes over subsequent generations, and that the
changes are based on competing traits for purposes of survival. Amanda Hess artic
Notes Day 3
Experimental Research-3 Characteristics:
a. Research manipulates at least one variable (ie-new drug for anxiety some
who do take it/some who do not, maybe multiple groups, the drugs are
b. Researcher me
Notes Day 2
Perspectives in Psychology
i. Examines how brain processes and other bodily functions regulate
body behavior (ie-Brain functioning, neurotransmitters, genetic
b. Evolutionary: Branch of Biological
i. How evo
I. The Basics:
Psychology- The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Directly observable actions
Internal states and processes
Must be inferred from observable responses (i.e.: crying=sad, ask
questions about personality=inferring)
More than c