November 20th , 2013
Online Discussion #2 is now done.
Our attempts to mark them all and get you feedback
failed.sorry. : (
Next term we will 3 more online discussions
Jennifer's goal in French class is to become fluent in the
Joe has one elective course to choose. He wants to take
language because she is interested in the language and
wants to be able to converse with others and read
PHYSICAL, MOTOR, & BRAIN
Genetically programmed biological process that
governs growth of body, brain
Rate varies between kids, but typically same order:
SOCIAL & PERSONALITY
Early childhood emotions:
Mostly determined by facial expr., behaviour
Interest, disgust, happiness are first
~6 months, distress becomes more specific
disgust, anger, fear, sadness
Also by 6 mo
Describe how cross-sectional, longitudinal, and sequential research designs differ.
o What are the pros and cons of each?
What are the 3 stages of prenatal development?
o What is the Age of Viability? During which stage does this occur?
What is the difference between an instinct, a drive, and an incentive?
o According to Drive Theory, what role does homeostasis play in motivation? (Use the
term Set Point in your explanation).
What is allostasis, and how is it different from h
Briefly outline the major contributions (in Intelligence Testing) of Binet, Galton, Stern,
Terman, and Wechsler.
o What is the concept of mental age? Who first defined this concept?
o How was Intelligence Quotient initially calculated? How is t
What is the adaptive function of language in human evolution?
List and briefly describe the 5 properties of language.
o There is evidence for some of these properties in non-human primates use of sign
language and/or symbol systems. Which proper
-before the test- study strategies:
-wants text and lectures to overlap so test will include both
-dont focus on things not covered in class
-during the test- read carefully:
-answering false question
-separate in your mind what is false from what i
Psych 1000 Nov.3rd
Single Cell Recording
Next time: Perception
Scan: p. 149-151 164-175
How do rods and cones work?
How does the visual system enhance images?
Ganglion is the cell which fire
Rods and Cones
Psych 1000 Sept 24th Biological Foundations
.more research design
Next time: The synapse
Scan: p. 69-74
>What are some sources of bias in an experiment?
> Read every page, all of them will show up on the exam <
Do an experime
Emotions: (3 part definition)
A. Positive or negative feelings (affective states)
B. Consist of cognitive, physiological, and
behavioral reactions to events
Note: events can be internal or external
e.g. thinking of someone you think is
What are the 4 common reasons/motivations for sex in undergrads?
Which groups of people engage in more freq. intercourse? masturbation?
What are the 4 phases of the sexual response cycle? Describe.
What roles do the hypothalamus
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Practice Test and Answer Key will be posted
Do the practice test first before opening up the
If you have a conflict with the date of the first
Dominant vs. Recessive
Brown eyes and Blue eyes
Psychology 1000 Review Questions
Describe Attachment Theory (e.g., who developed the theory, who tested it, how it was tested).
Describe Piagets theory of Cognitive Development
What is Self-Regulation and why is it important?
1. In your own words, describe the origins of psychology. Provide definitions of key terms,
dates, and names of relevant figures where applicable. The more detail you give, the better!
2. Provide a detailed description of at least three theoreti
Conforming to the majority
Obedience to Authority
Next time: Media Violence
-Why do people conform?
-What do people obey?
-Is this a normal or an abnormal behaviour?
March 5th SSC 2020
-The matching hypothe
What can be done?
Next time: Groups
Scan: p. 494-498 504-510
-What content do we find on TV?
-What types of evidence are available?
-Does TV violence cause aggression?
Part1: Outline and resources (Reference list)
Due date : Friday November 09, 2011
Part2: Entire presentation (Submitted through OWL)
Due date: Friday February 15 9 marks
Topic and instructions will be posted on owl
Process for submitting
Psych 1000: Chapter 3
HEALING THE BRAIN
THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
SAMPLE EXAM QUESTION
1. Visual information is processed
mainly in the the:
Psych 1000: Introduction to Psychology
After Data Collection
Null Hypothesis Testing
TRENDS IN THE DATA
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
THE NORMAL DISTRIBUTION
Dr. Laura Fazakas-DeHoog
PRACTICE EXAM QUESTION
Which of the following is/are associated
with stage 4 sleep?
A. Delta waves.
C. Hypnic jerks.
D. Alpha waves.
E. Both A) and B).
PRACTICE EXAM QUESTION
Which of the following statements is/are
false regarding comas