TA: Richard DeCaires
1. You have administered a worker satisfaction test to a random sample of 25 workers. The
test is purported to have a population standard deviation of 4.5. The test
Chapter13:Stress,Coping,andHealth RedDefinition BlueImportantPoints GreenImportantPeople&Contributions
Biopsychosocial Model Physical Illness is caused by an interaction of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors.
Health Psychology Ho
Chapter 20 Notes
-infant rats without mothers grooming have lower metabolic rates and lesser growth.
-top down influence makes us think we feel something if someone touches a rubber hand infront of us.
-kinesthesis - sense of position and movement
Chapter 25 - Learning by observation
-modeling process - observational learning by imitating a specific behavior
-monkey see monkey do - mirror neurons
-mirror neurons- frontal lobe neurons that fire when performing certain actions or observing someone
Chapter 12 - Environmental Influences on Behavior
-Nature and nurture work together.
-actively used neural pathways strengthen, unused degenerate (Pruning)
-shared environment influences less than 10% of children differences (Siblings)
-Gestalt - sum of parts is greater than the whole.
-figure and ground - figure is the front and ground is the background
-Grouping follows: -Proximity - Similarity - Continuity - Connectedness - Closure
Chapter 1 notes for PSYCH 1000
-Psychology - scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
- a way of asking and answering questions.
-1879 Wilhelm wundt - Leipzig
-structuralism - introspection study of mind structure
-functionalism - inspecting
Scientific method - careful observation & rigorous analysis
-operational definitions to avoid biased observation
-replicate- re-create a study w/ different participants and same results - reliability grows
-Theories organize observations and predicts (beh
Chapter 29 - Retreival
-recognition is stronger than recall
-relearning occurs faster
-mnemonic devices help us with retreival cues
-priming- waking of associations
-context effects memory, being in the same environment helps us remember
PSYCH Chapter -17
Sensation & Perception
-Prospagnosia - face blindness, cant recognize other's faces
-shows difference between sensation and perception
-bottom up processing - start from senses and interpreted by brain
-top down processing - our experien
Chapter 5 Notes
EEG - magnified electrical impulses
PET Scan - positron emission tomography - shows which area are consuming glucose - neuron's chemical fuel
MRI - Magnetic resonance imaging - aligns spinning atoms of brain molecules in a magnetic field
PSYCH 1000 Chapter 2 Notes
-intuition can be misleading
-Hindsight Bias - things seems obvious once we know them
-Overconfidence - we tend to think we are correct or ALMOST correct
-wrong self predictions
Chapter 7 Notes
CONSIOUSNESS - our awareness of ourselves and our environment
-Cognitive neuroscience - Brain activity linked with mental Activity
-Dual Processing - conscious and unconscious
Selective attention - mind can focus on just one thing while ke
Chapter 11 - Behaviour Genetics
-study of effects and interplay of heredity and environment
-Chromosome made of DNA, Genes small segments of DNA.
Identical twins - develop from the same fertilized egg split into two
Fraternal twins - develop from separate
CHAPTER 1: Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and the mind.
Basic vs Applied Research
Basic research: General Knowledge for its own sake,
Applied research: Practical problems
4 goals of psychology
describe, explain, predict, and co
107) Which lobes are involved primarily with the reception and interpretation of auditory
Correct: The main function of the temporal lobes is to process auditory information, which is
controlled by the primary auditory
79) According to the text, the primary site(s) for language comprehension and production,
problem solving and the use of logic is (are) the
c. cerebrum and its cortex.
Correct: Other parts of the brain are associated with these
1) The specialized cell that transmits signals throughout the nervous system is the
Correct: The neuron is the specialized cell that carries signals throughout the nervous system.
b. glial cell.
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Objective: 2.3 Explain how neural impulses work.
25) Just before they release their neurotransmitters, synaptic vesicles are located
a. throughout the neuron's structure.
b. in the cell body's n
52) The reticular formation is to alertness as the cerebellum is to _.
a. skilled movements
Correct: The reticular formation controls alertness, while the cerebellum controls skilled or
b. blood pressure
64) Which of the following is composed of several brain structures, including the hippocampus
and the amygdala?
a. Limbic system
Correct: The limbic system includes several structures, such as the hippocampus and the
b. Reticular system
97) Which lobes are responsible for our spatial orientation, our sense of direction, and our ability
to identify objects by touch alone?
Correct: Among other functions, the parietal lobes are also responsible for spatial orientation,
Correct: GABA is an amino acid
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Objective: 2.5 Understand the role of the following neurotransmitters: acetylcholine, dopamine,
norepinephrine, epinephrine, serotonin, amino acids,
Stopped at psychological disorders
Half of chapter 16
65 multiple choice questions
Chapter 1: Psychology: The Science of Behaviour
function and use of EEG
definition of the term behavior
hierarchical structure of Brain
-man born blind who knows difference between touching cubes, cant verify if its a cube when he sees it for the first time. John Locke experiment.
-sometimes they lack perceptual constancy.
-trouble recognizing faces
PSYCH Chapter 4 Neural & Hormonal systems - NOTES
Neurons - body's way of communication
-Sensory Neurons - signals from sensory organs to spinal cord & brain
-Motor Neurons - signals from brain & spinal cord to body's tissue
-interneurons - communciate wi