MIDTERM 2 REVIEW
PSYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology
Types of Processing
Analyzing component features
Starts at the sensory receptors and works up to higher levels of processing.
E.g., letter E
PSYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology
Brief review and summary of what we
I will not be going over all the material, simply the most
challenging material. However be aware that
everything we have covered could be a question on the
Chapter 7 Memory
Memory: Some Key Terms
o Active system that receives, stores, organizes, alters, and recovers
o Converting information into a usable form
o Holding this information in memory
Chapter 11 Psych Disorders
What is Normal?
o Scientific study of mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders
o Feelings of discomfort, unhappiness, or emotional distress
o Having extreme
Chapter 10 Personalities
The Psychology of Personality
o A persons unique and relatively stable behaviour patterns; the
consistency of who you are, have been, and will become
o Personal characteristics that have been judged or ev
Chapter 13 Therapies
o Any psychological technique used to facilitate positive changes in an
individuals personality or behaviour.
Not for every treatment thing!
Verbal interaction between client an
Chapter 3 Human Development
Heredity and Genes
o Developmental Psychology:
The study of progressive changes in behaviour and abilities
o Heredity (nature):
The transmission of physical and psychological characteristics from
parents to offspring through
Chapter 5 States of Consciousness
States of Consciousness The Many Faces of Awareness
Consciousness: All the sensations, perceptions, memories, and feelings you
are aware of in any instant
Waking Consciousness: Normal clear, organized, alert awareness
Chapter 4 Sensation & Perception
Sensory Systems What You See is What You Get
o Data Reduction System:
Any system that selects, analyzes, or condenses information.
A device that converts energy from one system into energy in another.
Chapter 1 Intro to Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes.
o Overt Behaviour An action or response that is directly observed (Crying).
o Covert Behaviour A response that is internal or hidden from view (thoughts or
Chapter 9 Motivation & Emotion
Defining Motivation and a Model
o Dynamics of behaviour that initiate, sustain, direct, and terminate actions
Model of how motivated activities work
o Need: Internal deficiency that may energize behaviour
Chapter 2 Neuroscience
Neuron: Individual nerve cell
Soma: Cell body; body of the neuron
Dendrites: Receives messages from other neurons
Axon: Carries information away from the cell body
Axon Terminals: Branches that link the dendrites and soma of the oth
Chapter 6 Conditioning and Learning
What is learning?
o Any relatively permanent change in behaviour resulting from experience.
o Does NOT include changes caused by motivation, fatigue, maturation,
disease, injury, or drugs.
Chapter 8 Cognition and Intelligence
Basic Units of Thought
o Mentally processing information (images, concepts, etc.); thinking
o Study of human information processing
o Mental expression of a
Chapter 1 Research Methods
Change to Lecture Schedule
No class or office hours on Tuesday, Feb.
Lecture slides on the Development (Ch.
5) material will be posted on Blackboard
prior to Feb. 14. The slides will include
PSYC 1000U-002 Introductory
Lecture #1 Karla Emeno
Overview of Todays
Overview of course outline
General course information
Method of evaluation
Lecture on Prologue from
A segment of DNA that occupies a specific
place on a particular chromosome
Building blocks of heredity
Most traits are polygenic
Methods of Investigation
The degree to
What is memory?
An internal record or representation of
some prior event or experience
The retention of encoded information over time
Process by which a mental representation is formed in
What is Learning?
change in behaviour
Habituation: process of
adapting to unchanging
Remember the Behaviourists?
Sensation vs. Perception
Convert sensory stimuli into neural impulses that are
Faculty of Social Science & Humanities
PSYC 1000U-004: Introductory Psychology
1. Course Details
Online lectures* with midterm exams on North Campus
(see Section 7, below)
* Lectures will be recorded every Tuesday
Exam Review April 10/13
Motivation is defined as the forces that act on or within an organism to initiate, direct, or
sustain behaviour? Motivation, Drive, Emotion, learning
The personality traits. How many?
What is the 16PF and who c
Optional Assignment #1: Procrastination
The question investigated here is, Does procrastination affect university
students health? For this experiment, my hypothesis is that procrastinating will
negatively affect university students health. I predict that
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Introduction to Psychology
Welcome our TA;
Therapist waiting list practise;
Medical Trust Clinics, Oshawa
Phelps Group, Toronto
Dr. Ronn Young
Adjunct prof 10 years UOIT
Passionate about your
Relative Energy Levels of Defects
Information was extracted from: Porter and Easterling,
Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, 2nd Edition, CRC Press, 2004.
Surface energy at the solid liquid
interface (AKA: interfacial free energy)
Rule of thumb th
Chapter 6 Diffusion
6.5 A sheet of BCC iron 2 mm thick was exposed to a carburizing gas atmosphere on one
side and a decarburizing atmosphere on the other side at 675C. After having reached
steady state, the iron was quickly coole
SYNOPTIC REVIEW FOR THE MIDTERM ONE
SOCIOLOGY EXAM (October 2016)
Please note, dear student, the following review is ONLY a
guideline for understanding the content for the Midterm ONE
exam based upon the first four chapters.
Reading the text book, highlig
I know of no more encouraging fact
than the unquestionable ability of man
to elevate his life by a conscious
-Henry David Thoreau
Mid Term 1
Chapter 5 lecture
If you want to be happy,
- LEO TOLSTOY
States of Consci