10.1 Physical Development From Conception through Infancy
Developmental Psychology: study of human physical, cognitive, social, and
behavioural characteristics across the lifespan
Methods For measuring Developmental Trends
Cross-Sectional Design: used to
-Figiting and non-exercising daily movement burns the daily calorie intake.
-Before, being too skinny was a problem.
-one persons stressful situation is anothers stressful situation.
-catastrophes, life changes (positive and negative), daily
Exam Study Notes
Wilhelm Wunt: established the first psychology laboratory
o His experiment created an experimental apparatus
o Measured the time between people hearing a ball hit a platform and
pressing a button (telegraph key)
1/10th of a seco
Answer each question and do not use more than the space allotted. These worksheets will be
shared/discussed in class.
1. What article(s) were you assigned?
-article 4 Experts link teen brains immaturity, juvenile criemes.
2. Is (ar
ASSIGNMENT 7 Questions
Name: Zia Yousaf
Seminar section: Tuesday 1:30
Plot #: J 4 South
richness value : 4
The Professionals richness value: 6
Reason for potential differences
Missidentification of trees.
Explain how this reason would affect your ri
Childhood trauma, a topic not many people know about. Childhood trauma is not
not a big issue at all, when in reality the people who have had to deal with childhood
trauma all their life are affected in ways we could not even have imagined. No one can rea
Mindfulness Paper: Stress
William Rosseau 0889800
Mindfulness is a very new and rising topic in the field of psychology today. It has shown
to improve many aspects of life, one of which is reduction of stress. Mindfulness is being in a
state at which an i
5.1 Biological Rhythms of Consciousness: Wakefulness and Sleep -
Consciousness: a persons subjective awareness, including thoughts, perceptions, experiences of the world and self-awareness.
Biological rhythms are patterns that are a
Chapter 10 Lifespan Development
10.1 Physical Development from Conception through Infancy
10.2 Infancy and Childhood: Cognitive and Emotional Development
Developmental Psychology: is the study of human physical, cognitive, social and behavioural character
- uncommon affecting 4-8 out of every 1000 people worldwide (0.4%)
- universal condition which appears in all cultures and across history
Symptoms and Types of Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a brain disease that causes the person to ex
13.3 Attitudes, Behavior and Effective Communication
Changing Peoples Behavior
Technological, legal, economic and raising awareness
Technological making the desired behavior as easy as possible through changing the technologies and structures that influen
16.3 Biomedical Therapies
Prozac = depression
Sister drugs = Paxil and Zoloft SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)
- Drugs had side effects such as sexual dysfunction, weight gain, skin rashes and seizures, breathing problems and suicidal
13.1 The Power of the Situation: Social Influences on Behavior
The Person and The Situation
- We believe that those who commit crimes are the bad guys who are fundamentally different from us when bad things
happen we do not question the larger system we a
THE PERSON AND SITUATION
Mimicry is imitating behaviours, emotional displays and facial expressions of
others. People tend to follow the herd.
The chameleon effect describes when people mimic other peoples behaviour
without realizing it. You tend to laugh
Ways to remember
-Peg words and imagery to remember and also put multiple things together and create a story
- acronyms eg greate lakes HOMES for great lakes.
-must be meaningful
-hierarchies- eg buy things according to hierarchies.
Modules 23 & 24
Signs that we have retained a memory: Recall,
Recogni7on, and ease of Relearing
Models of Memory: Encoding, Storage, Retrieval
Working Memory: Rehearsal and the Centr
Sex Roles (2012) 67:272284
Childhood Trauma, Adult Sexual Assault, and Adult Gender
Expression among Lesbian and Bisexual Women
Keren Lehavot & Yamile Molina & Jane M. Simoni
Published online: 12 June 2012
Studies say that adhd is a disorder and treat it completely as a disorder
However I belive adhd is not a disorder rather it is a trait, which has
positive and negative aspects.
What are the positive qualities associated with ADD?
A: People with ADD typica
MODULE 1 The Story of Psychology
Asked questions to understand the relationship between the body and psyche
He observed and made guesses
Wilhelm Wundt added 2 key elements to help:
1. Carefully measured observations
SLG MOCK TERM TEST 1
FOR PRACTICE ONLY
FALL 2012 PSYC*1000 Introduction to Psychology
SECTIONS 01 & 03 ONLY
38 MULTIPLE CHOICE
It is most beneficial to you to write this mock midterm UNDER EXAM CONDITIONS. This
Complete the midte
2 different views of dweck on intelligence
- Fixed mindset,
- Growth mindset,: intelligence can be developed over time ( takes 10 years to completely master a
Look for studies on the subject and analyze it
Research Paper Outline
Nootropics, commonly known as smart drugs, are drug, supplement, nutraceutical, or functional
food that are said to improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation,
attention, and concentration (The Free
Lecture jan 15
- inbetween where try to understand links between biology and psychology.
- how does our brain and genetics effect our behaviour.
-behaviorial genetics: try to understand why some people are shy and others are not from a
Psychology Lecture 3
-Eg: Does gpa predict success in grad school. Yes, therefore there is a relationship.
-The variables are not manupilated, theyre just measured, in correlation study.
-Correlation is not causation. Its just about relationship.
Psych Midterm Study Notes
Behaviorism: view that psychology should
1. be an objective science that
2. Studies behaviour without reference to mental processes today
3. Is more disregarded
Humanistic psychology: Significant perspective that emphas
Phsyc lecture jan 22
From lecture jan 17
Acetylcholine important in memory, sensory information
Schitzfrenia- too much dopamine, - medication works to reduce the dopamine
Parkinsons disease- implanting of electrode? not enough dopamine
Serotonin- works on
Intro to Psychological Science 1000
Sept 8: Intro to course
Module 1.1 The science of psychology
Psychology: as the scientific study of behaviour, thought, and experience, and how they
can be affected by physical, mental, social, and environme
Module 3.3 Structure and Organization of the nervous system
Translate our knowledge of nerve cells into an understanding of how they work as an
The Central Nervous System: consists of the brain and spinal cord. Its capacity to store
2.1: -Principles of Scientific Research
Objectivity assumes that certain facts about the world, can be observed and tested
independently from the individual who describes them
Subjective means knowledge of the event is shaped by prior beliefs, expectati
1.1 The science of psychology
Cyber emotional intelligence- assumptions made about people based on their online
When the research is all about testing, observations, not about the subject but on the use of
scientific method- is a way of le
Module 4.2 The Visual System:
The Structure of the Eye: The eye consists of specialized structures that regulate the
amount of light that enters the eye and organizes it into a pattern that the brain can
Sclera: the white, outer surface of th