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Psych 319 Midterm 2
Explain why adoption occurs (evolutionarily as well as within families)
Why would one from an evolutionary perspective adopt someone?
o Interspecies survival although your own genes are not being passed on, the genes of the species is
Applied dev. Psych
What is ADS?
Enhancing life, working on real-world problems, use of developmental psychology methodology
Applied: direct implications for what parents/teachers/policy makers do
Dev: changes across human lifespan and dev. Population
Chapter 8: Motivation
Self enhancement motivation to view oneself positively
o Can view this based on self-esteem (overall positive evaluation of oneself)
o Most NA have high self esteem
Self-serving biases ppl exaggerate how good they are
Sexuality & Teen Pregnancy
o Distinguish sexual desire, sexual motives, and sexual behavior. Define sexual orientation
- Sexual orientation: extent to which someone is oriented towards sexual activity with members of their own sex, the
Psych 319 Study guide
Discuss the difficulties in translating research into real- world practice
Different questions and goals
Different deadlines takes a long time
Difficult to generalize across a population, context
Findings difficult to understand
Psych 319 Readings
Parenting and child dev. In Adoptive families
Historically adoption was a means to meeting the needs of adult instead of children
Adoptive parents = middle-high SES, married, infertile European Americans
(1) epidemiological studies on
Sample Midterm Items
Actual midterm will have 50 MC items.
1. Pluralistic ignorance is likely to lead to
a) rapid cultural evolution.
b) an overall drop in IQ scores.
c) persistence of particular cultural practices.
d) intra-regional cultural variation.
$175,000 ($175,000 X .20) = $140,000;
$140,000 ($140,000 X .02) = $137,200, cost of goods
$1,100,000 + $69,000 = $1,169,000.
The $69,000 of goods in transit on which title had passed on December
24 (f.o.b. shipping poin
Kieso, Weygandt, Warfield, Young, Wiecek, McConomy
Intermediate Accounting, Eleventh Canadian Edition
Rolling Thunder Corp.
Statement of Comprehensive Income
For the Year Ended December 31, 2017
Less cost of goods sold
Depreciation Base Calculation:
Less: Residual value
Statement of Financial Position
December 31, 2017
FV - NI investments
Total current assets
FV - OCI investments
Assets allocated to truste
Proctor and Gamble Co. commonly known as P&G is a multinational company that serves
millions of consumers worldwide. P&G produces and sells many products including cleaning
agents, personal health care products, and it also once included the sale of
Nucor at Crossroad
Why has Nucor performed so well in the past?
The company has proven to perform well in the past because the employees are given many
incentives which motivate them to work better. These incentives include a share of 10% of each
Journal Article Questions
Answer the following questions in your own words. Do not quote from the article.
While you may paraphrase, it is NOT acceptable to simply change one or two
words in a sentence. Your answers MUST be typewritten.
Quiz on Chapter 6
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The following information was taken from the inventory records of Penelope Ltd.:
Inventory Feb 1
Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010
1. The soft drink history has been so profitable over the years because more and more because
consumption of soft drink grew every year by 3%. Fueling this growth was also the introduction
of diet and flavoured v
Feelings about the Self: Causes and Consequences
Self-evaluation maintenance theory.
- basking in reflected glory" and social comparison envy."
- Causes and consequences of objective self-awareness.
- Background: S
People grown up in different culture contexts, e,g., individual or collectivistic
Cultural differences in sell-concept.
rorn other '- Group connections
K3"Individualistic vs. "Collectivistic cultures /-r
l9 "Independent" v5 Interdependent self-conceptsD
->pp| predict both girls may have the similar G '
Somehow the useless information dilute/distrac
Fast! "System 1"
Ease of retrieving
ems from memory
Failure to take into
The logic of causal attribution and social inference.
(People as intuitive scientists)
E.g. some slipped and failed
Observation Possible explanations
Somebody does something The persons behavior reflects
(Behavior) some enduring trait of the person.
tle/ non-conscious = Implicit Association Test (IAU [press the button as soon as possible for the correlated
re/ noun; Priming: Tenor Management Theory fl'MT)
hival: analyze data or records that have already been collected
Let's Make Sure We're All on the
Misattribulion and its Implications
Misattrlbutlon ct causes of own behavror. E
- Overjustification effect.
Misattribution of arousal.
Implications for emotion.
- Implications for insomnia.
- Implications for crowding.
- Implications for aggression.
Name two general types of cells within the nervous system.
Neurons and glia
Name three types of glial cells and describe some of the functional
roles for each
Explain what is meant by a tripartite synapse
Readings: Averting the tragedy of commons: using social psychology science to protect
- What a prisoners dilemma is
- What a commons dilemma is
- Interventions that help avert a tragedy of the commons (Van Vugt, 2009, Table 1
Psyc 217 Lecture 2:
Falsifiability & Operational Definitions
Are pseudoscientific practices harmful?
Many arguments for harmful:
Wasted resources (time, money)
Lack of agency/psychological dependence
Health consequences if standard tre
psyc 217 thesis research guidelines
Discussion part of thesis top down approach
-briefly summarize research mention contributions and implications of
- relate back to the lit review, is it keeping with previous research and
psych 217 lecture 1
science vs pseudoscience
Features that define science:
1. examination of falsifiable ideas
- scientists only concern themselves with questions that can be
answered, at least in principle, collecting some sort of data