Test 2 Review
Crash psychology #5
Consciousness- Awareness of self and environment.
Selective attention- Focusing conscious awareness on a particular stimulus/task.
In-attentional blindness- Failing to see visible objects when attention is direc
Chapter 1Thinking Critically with Psychological Science Lecture Outline
Why do we need psychological science?
Humans cannot rely solely on intuition and common sense. Cognitive Biases (only 3 listed below, but
many more) are tendencies to think in certain
Test 3 Review
Through association- Certain events occur together (classical
conditioning); stimuli that are not controlled are associated and response is
automatic (respondent behavior).
Through consequences- Association between a r
Chapter 15- Psychological Disorders - Chapter Outline
Psychological Disorders are marked by a clinically significant disturbance in an individuals
cognition, emotion regulation, or behavior; disturbed or dysfunctional thoughts, emotions, or
Chapter 7 Learning Chapter Outline and Key Terms
Crash Psychology Course How to Train the Brain/ Dont shoot the dog by Karen blank phd
Learning- Process of acquiring, through experience, new information or behavior.
How do we learn? (Matching on test)
Chapter 12 Emotions, Stress and Health Chapter Outline and Key
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Emotion- An emotion is a full body/mind/behavior response to a situation; an adaptive
response that supports survival.
Know the 3 components that make up emot
Chapter 3 Consciousness- Outline & Key Terms
Consciousness- Awareness of self and environment. There are various (altered) levels
Cognitive neuroscientists- Explore and map conscious cortex function and can
sometimes read minds, suggest
Chapter 13 Social Psychology Chapter Outline and Key Terms
Social thinking/social influence- crash psychology
What is Social Psychology? The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and
relate to one another.
Attribution Theory- explains the way
Chapter 2 The Biology of Mind-Lecture Outline
Biological Perspective: Everything psychologicalevery idea, every mood, every urgeis biological.
Psychologists working from a biological perspective study the links between biology and behavior.
Humans are bio
PSY 1012 Test 1 Review (covering chapters 1 & 2)
Chapter 1 - Know by definition, example and application
Hindsight bias- Tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that we could have predicted it.
Also known as the I-knew-it-all-alon
Test 4 Review
Chapter 12 Emotion, Stress and Health
Emotion definition and components
Emotion- An emotion is a full body/mind/behavior response to a situation; an
adaptive response that supports survival.
Know the 3 components that make up emotion: Arousa
Chapter 6 -Sensation and Perception- Outline & Key Terms
Crash psychology course #5
Sensation and perception are actually parts of one continuous process.
Sensation- (The brain receives input from the sensory organs). The process by which our
Test 5 Review
Chapter 14 Personality
Be able to define or describe the following terms
Know Sigmund Freud is the founder of psychoanalysi
Chapter 4 - Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity -Outline & Key Terms
Heredity (nature)- Refers to all of the genes and hereditary factors that influence who
we arefrom our physical appearance to our personality characteristics. Na
Chapter 16 Therapy Chapter Outline
Two Main Categories of Treatment
Psychotherapy using therapy to treat (counseling)
Involves psychological techniques derived from psychological perspectives; trained
therapist uses psychological techniques to assist some
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Chapter One Notes: Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are
swimming in the former. We are desperately la
Sensation vs. Perception
Process by which our sensory
receptors and nervous system
receive and represent stimulus
energies from our environment.
Types of Learning
learning to link two
stimuli in a way that
helps us anticipate
an event to which
we have a reaction
choices in response
INSIDE THE MIND
Memory, Thinking, and
Foundations of Human Thinking
What Makes us Smart
What are Animals Thinking
How Does Your Memory Work
Pinker on Linguistics
Making our ideas more accurate by
What did Amazing Randi do
about the claim of seeing
auras? He developed a
testable prediction, which
would support the theory if it
Which it did no
Functions of the Brain:
The Motor and Sensory Strips
the bodys right
input from the
bodys right side)
THE BIOLOGY OF MIND
Inner and Outer Parts of the Nervous
[PNS]- consists of
the rest of the
Chapter 5: Developing
Fertilized egg, or zygote, attach to the uterine wall ten days after conception, where cells
reproduce into an embryo. Outer cells become the placenta. Over 6 weeks embryo's organs
develop. At 9 weeks, the embryo develops into an ide