Classical and Operant Conditioning Notes
Pavlov & Drooling Dogs
Classical Conditioning in Humans
Conditioned Emotional Responses
Features of classical conditioning
Shaping our behaviour: The power of cons
Biology and Behaviour notes
Neurons: Building blocks of the Nervous System
Communication Within the Nervous
Organization of the Nervous System
Cells of the Nervous System
Carry information by electrical and chemical signals
More notes on Hypnosis
Open to suggestion
Accept the unreal or the irrational
Sensory distortions and hallucinations
Most people say that being hypnotized is like losing yourself in a book or a
daydream youre wide awake, just focusing intently on one
I like this picture it captures something important about
hypnosis: That while people are hypnotized they ARE
thinking, and perceiving and acting on those
perceptions.its just that their thoughts and perceptions
(whats in their heads), does
What is psychology?
Where did it come from?
Science or common sense?
What is Psychology?
The science that studies behaviour and the biological and mental processes that underlie it,
and it is the profession that uses the knowledge from th
Little Albert Experiment Video
Sound of drill (CS) anxiety (CR)
Music (CS) fear (CR)
Present a CS (bell) alone until CR (salivation) dis
Operant Conditioning Theory-Skinner
Law of Effect
B.F. Skinner: The Skinner Box
Reinforcement: Good Consequences
Anything that increases the likelihood of a behaviour
Must follow behaviour closely!
Reinforcement: Good Conseque
Why do we sleep Theories and Notes
Effects of partial sleep deprivation
Learning and memory?
Sleep deprivation slows down learning of and memory for new tasks
Major Sleep Disorders
States of Consciousness Notes
What is Consciousness?
The Sleep Cycle
Why do we do it?
Questions about Dreams
What is it really?
What is Consciousness?
Awareness of external
and internal environmen
The Synapse process notes
Neurotransmitter can excite or inhibit
Neurotransmitters: Chemical messengers of the brain
Recycled via re-uptake
Parkinsons disease, schizophrenia
How Neurons Communicate Notes
The Neural Impulse
Alan Hodgkin and Andrew Huxley in the 1950s discovered the mechanics of neural
transmission by studying giant squidwhich have axons that are about 100 times larger
than human axons.
Found that fluids inside