June 18th, 2013
Test #2 is done! Test #3 is on July 9th
We start Chapter 8 Memory
Three memory processes
Three levels of memory
Different types of memory
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Professor Farnsworth's ability to "juggle" information in working memory in order to reason and make
decisions is handled by which component of his working memory?
Phonological rehearsal loop
To whom do people turn for help with psychological difficulties? Community mental health specialists provide the largest outpatient psychotherapy.
Within psychotherapies co
Module 44: The Psychoanalytic Perspective (Personality) *[Freud] = ideas by Freud Personality: an individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting. The Psychoanalytic Perspective Exploring the Unconscious Free association: in psychoanal
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Module 6 The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain
Glial cells cell in the nervous system that supports, nourishes and protect neurons
What functions are served by the various cerebral cortex regions?
In each hemisphere the cerebral cortex has four lobe
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Online Test #3
The social-cognitive perspective suggests that the best way to predict a political
candidates performance effectiveness after an election is to assess that individuals
past performance in situations involving similar respons
Residents of urban ghettos are especially likely to experience:
enlargement of the thymus gland.
shrinkage of the adrenal cortex.
the proliferation of lymphocytes.
A rewarding consequence of cigarette smoking
Test Bank II
Thinking Critically With
Thinking Critically With Psychological
The Need for Psychological Science (pp. 13-20)
Describe the hindsight bias
*Please note: These questions will prepare you for the style of the midterm questions and for
material from the textbook or material that was covered both in the textbook and lecture. They
do not cover material that was exclusively cove
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Chapter 3: The Nature and Nurture of Behavior - Exam 1
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Chapter 11 Motivation and Emotion
Module 11.1 Hunger and Eating
The study of motivation concerns the physiological and psychological processes underlying the initiation
of behaviours that direct organisms toward specific goals
These initiating factors,
Professor Farnsworth misplaced his tablet and begins to retrace his steps by
mentally picturing each place he visited since he left "Planet Express". What
component of his working memory allows Professor Farnsworth to do this?
Sigmund Freud Personality Theory
Conversion hysteria a condition where people would have symptoms for which there
were no biological interpretations (most practitioners had very little patience for these
people and assumed that it was a mental problem)
November 3rd PSYCH 101-topic 6
Its the book that got cognitive psychology to the world. Topics like thought
memory, learning, perception, and the study of language which has a lot of
Comes from sudden and dissatisfaction wi
Chapter 12 Personality
Module 12.1 Contemporary Approaches to Personality
Personality is a characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and behaving that is unique to each individual,
and remains relatively consistent over time and situations
There are tw
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Next Week is your last Test!
Same format.of course.will cover :
Slides posted on Chapter 11
Chapter 13 - Behaviour in a Social Context
Chapter 14 - Personality (Slides only!)
What is Motivation?
A process that influences the:
of goal-directed behaviour
Perspectives on Motivation
Little support; simplistic explanations
Circular reasoning problems
Motivation & Emotion
Link between motivation & emotion
Emotion may motivate us to behave
React emotionally when goals are gratified,
threatened or frustrated
What are emotions?
Positive or negative feeling (affect) states
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
4 - Genes and
ability of neurons to change in
structure and function.
Brain alterations b
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
Results from Test #2.posted?
Next week is Test #3.Yay!
Will cover Chapters 8, 9, and 10.
40 M.C. questions and you will have 1 hour to write it.
Framing of Outcome
Tuesday July 9th, 2013
Test #3 is done!
Only one more test to go.
Test #4 is on the last day of class - July 23rd
Test #4 is on.what?
According to the schedule I will be teaching 5
Chapters by the end of next clas
Introduction to Psychology
First Day of Class
Contact information and
list of TAs
History of Psychology
Ill stick around to
Then see you next
Objective for the lecture
Classical conditioning and operant conditioning
Understand how knowledge accumulates
Inducutive and dedecutive reasoning
Heuristic and biases
Midterm 1 Review
Intro to Psych, Developmental Psych, Memory
Introduction to Psychology
- Psychology is the study of behaviour, thought, and experience and how they can be affected by
mental, social, physical, and environmental factors
- Follows the scie
Motivation Nov. 1, 8, 10
Motivation asks WHY humans behave the way they do
An inferred construct
Presumed to be an intervening variable essential for performance
Temporary and Fleeting
In contrast to learning
Measures of Motivation:
Intelligence and Success
If success is defined by wealth then success is related to intelligence test scores, plus:
focused daily effort/practice
taking 10 years to achieve success-level expertise.
Disorders and Therapy
Psychopathology: Unipolar Depression:
- Models of abnormality:
- Medical: Behaviour is symptomatic of physiological abnormality
- Psychodynamic: Behaviour is symptomatic of unresolved intrapsychic conflicts
- Humanistic: Behaviour is
Brains good at recalling info, also good at knowing what we don't know
Our brain is fallible
Sends sensory information from environment to brain and then need to be able to perceive what that
Encoding -> Storage -> Retrieval