Study Guide Quiz 2
What is developmental psychology?
The study of how humans grow, develop, and change throughout the lifespan
What are major tenets of Eriksons Theory of Psychosocial Development?
a. Each life stage is defined by a specific c
Study Guide Quiz 5
Primary prevention- stop the bad before it happens
Secondary prevention- fix the problem
Primary enhancement- make life good
Secondary enhancement- make it the best possible
Universal prevention- targets everyone; i.e.,
Chapter 11 Empathy and Egotism
Empathy: an emotional response to the perceived plight of another person
Egotism: talking and thinking about oneself excessively because of an undue sense of self-importance
Altruism: reciprocal relationshi
Study Guide for Positive Psychology Quiz 3
Terms to memorize:
Self-efficacy: belief that you can accomplish goals
Outcome expectancies: an examination of what needs to be done to reach a desired goal
Efficacy expectancies: results from analysis
Study Guide for Quiz # 1, Social Psychology
When : Friday, October 11th , 2013 10-11:50
BE ON TIME OR BE PREPARED TO LOSE MAJOR POINTS !
Where : Regular Classroom : West Hall Auditorium
What : Approx. 107 multiple choice questions
Best Study Strategies :
RPI Spring 2014
Course Website: http:/bblms-fe1.server.rpi.edu/
Prerequisites or Other Requirements : PSYC 1200, Gener
emotional temperament - Self Concept, Emotional Status, Energy: Emotional, Obstreperousness, and
social style - how you relate to other people
cognitive mode - how do you think about the world arou
What is Psychology?
Psychology is the scientific study of the causes of behavior.
Why is behavior studied?
- To understand human behavior
- To explain why people do what they do
Fields of Psychology
Areas of Psycholo
activation-synthesis theory: a theory of dreaming that explains dreams as resulting from the incidential
synthesis of cortical activity produced by mechanisms in the pons
blindsight: the ability of a person who cannot perceive objects in a pa