First, intelligence is the ability to handle with problems, study from experience
and use knowledge to adapt to the environment. Intelligence correlates with
creativity, because existing knowledge due to the high IQ can help people come
Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1000)
Chapter 3 - Biological Foundations of Behaviour
Neural Bases of Behaviour
-Brain is a grapefruit sized, 3 pound mass of tissue made up of neurons
-Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system
Chapter 7: Conflict between Gender Relations
Biological and Social Determinism
-Human behaviour influenced by: Culture (nurture) and biology (nature)
-Nurture implies possibility of change, nature is fixed
-Women expected to live longer than men
Chapter 14 - Personality
Self Theory - an organized consistent set of perceptions of and beliefs about
oneself Self Consistency - an absence of conflict among self-perceptions
Congruence - consistency between self-perceptions and experienceAny
Chapter 10 The Effects of Intelligence
What is Intelligence?
- The ability to acquire knowledge to think and reason effectively and deal
adaptively with the environment
- Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) - Mental ability is inherited -Alfred BinetAssumption
Chapter 12: Influence of Media
Media have reshaped our sense of space and use of time.
Marx: Technologies have accomplished the annihilation of space
Our lives have become increasingly mediated.
Socially organized communication apparatus conv
Chapter 13: Multitude of Education Systems
I. FUNCTIONS OF EDUCATION
A. Socialization (Functionalism Perspective)
Schools fulfill social needs and maintain social order with a formal
and hidden curriculum.
The formal curriculum is what schools teach ex
Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1000)
Chapter 1 - Psychology: The Science of Behavior What is Psychology?
- Psychology is a science: Involves the systematic gathering and
evaluating of empirical evidence to answer questions and test beliefs about the
Chapter 10: Variance on Families and Marriage
I. DEFINITIONS OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
Marriage can be defined as a commitment and an ongoing exchange.
A commitment involves a more or less explicit contract that spells out the
rights and obligations between
Chapter 11: Premise of Religion
Religious participation in Canada began to plummet in the 1960s as many
baby boomers rebelled against the establishment.
Over the last fifty years, Canada has become an increasingly secular
The influence of relig
Chapter 4: The Power of Social Inequality
Social differentiation - diversity and complexity in social, has increasedSocial
inequality - process by which individuals, categories, ranked on basis of socially
1. Concepts and De
Firstly, according to the James-Lange theory, when I hear the rumbling from
the cave, my heartbeat starts accelerating. When the dragon is getting closer, my
salivation decreases, and I perspire heavily. As I smell its foul order and s
First, when I have to take a test or make a speech, I feel stressed, so taking
a difficult test and making a public speech are stressors. When I experience that,
my heart rate, temperature, and respiration increase, blood is diverted t
First, due to the drive-reduction theory, hunger means that we need food; this
physiological need pushes us to reduce a physiological drive, the aim of which is
homeostasis. One of the neural components is stomach; besides stomach
First, the two factors are conscientiousness and neuroticism because Rosy is
well-organized and disciplined, and she is worried and self-conscious. I think her
score should be high on both of conscientiousness and neuroticism.
First, cognitive therapy lets people to more adapt their thoughts and
behaviors when their thought is related to events and emotional reactions.
Behavioral therapy helps people to eliminate their unwanted behaviors through
First, the DSM is reasonably reliable because its diagnosis from different
therapists is usually consistent, and there is issue about the validity of the DSM
because the diagnose is not so accurate.
Second, the DSM is reliable because there we
First, cognitive dissonance theory is we feel dissonant when we have two inconsistent
thoughts and we try to reduce this feeling like changing our attitudes to make our
attitudes consistent as our behaviors.
Second, reminding him that he misse
Assignment 1 - Topic: Imagery and Surgical Stress
Student name: Xuewei Jiang
Student number: 100253572
Tutor name: Jennifer Poole
The purpose of this report is to analyze the research of imagery and surgical
stress. It was revealed that pe