1. What are the four experimental methods and what do each of them do?
a. Case studies- Look at a series of cases and conclude something based on a
series of common observations.
b. Naturalistic Observation- Ethology researchers study ani
Methods of Psychological Research: Inference and Knowledge in
Society and Science
Caton Roberts, Ph.D.
What Is Scientific Knowledge?
Science- something you can rely on. Objective- the idea that theories
lead to hypothesis that can be tested and revised ov
Introduction to the Psychology of Learning
Overview of the Next 2-3 Lectures
Locate Psychology of Learning within the History of Psychology and
Philosophy of Psychology
Review Major Concepts and Applications of Mainstream Learnin
Chapter 7 How does attention determine what is remembered? o There is a difference between seeing and looking or hearing and listening. Look and listen are commands that signal you to direct your attention to something. When we pay attention we are taking
From Personality to Stress "Stress-reactivity" is an individual difference factor, a predisposing "Trait" Salye said- "The absence of stress is death" Stressor- A stimulus event that produces a stress response Stress- the non-specific responses of organis
Listen to the following sequence of NPR Stories on "HM" as "n of 1" case study in memory: http:/www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7584970 Memory captures smells, images, sounds ect. And help us recall random memories Scientists study those who
GHH 434-444 How do people cope with stress? o Stress- a pattern of behavioral and physiological responses to events that match or exceed an organism's ability to respond o Stressor- an environmental event or stimulus that threatens an organism o Coping re
Etymology of Personality: Persona as surface mask
"Separated at birth, the Malifert twins meet accidentally"
A Hierarchical View of Eysenk's Model
(fig. 12.5 G and H second edition)
Table 12.2 2nd Ed