Sensation and Perception
Ability to detect and encode information
Occurs via the senses
Ability to detect to organize and interpret information
Occurs in the brain
A study of the relat
Introduction to Kinesiology
I. Physical Activity Experience
Consider the following questions about the distinct aspects of the term experience:
Why are physical activity experiences important, and with what aspects of our
lives do they interse
Chapter 3: Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
What is Consciousness?
1. Awareness of ourselves and our environment
2. Different forms
Chapter 1: Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
I: Shifting definitions of Psychology
Wundt: The Science of mental life
Watson & Skinner: the scientific study of observable behavior
Cognitive psychologists: mental process helped by neuroscien
Exam 1 Study Guide
definition of psychology
Types of data collection case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlation,
Positive vs. negative correlation
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1. Biological Psychology, also known as Behavioral Neuroscience, is the process of
principles of biology to the study of physiological, genetic, and developmental
The Biology of Mind
Study of the mind
Gall- he created this
Specific parts of the brain are responsible for specific behaviors
Everything psychological is simultaneously biological
Scientific of how we think about, influence, and relate to others
a) Attitudes, self-concept, how we explain
Thinking About Ourselves and Others
Self-Serving Bias (SSB)
1-3 List three historical perspectives of children.
1) Original Sin (children are born into the world corrupted)
5) Tabula rasa (blank tablet or blank slate)
3) Innate goodness (children are inherently good)
4-6 Recall the three basic processes
Psych Test (Chapters 5-10)
According to chapter notes, what are three primary factors associated with childhood
1) The family
2) Low-energy expenditure
List Baumrinds four parenting styles.
Chapter 10 - Personality Disorders
Distinct and enduring patterns of thinking feeling and relating to the environment
Ingrained maladaptive patterns of thinking, relating and behaving dati
Definition of and characteristics of abnormal behavior
Changes in emotion, behaviour or cognition
Somatic symptom disorders
Cause distress /impairment
Seek medical treatment
May or may not be caused by medical condition
Could be one or several. Specific or general.
Seek medical treatment
Preoccupied with symptom
Patient/Client clinician: Client becomes patient once hospitalised
Ph.D: Doctor of Philosophy - Research and assessment
Psy.D. Doctor of Psych - CLinical treatment / therapy
Psychiatrist : MD with specialism in Psychology (can pr
intersection between psychology and Law
Treating civilly or criminally committed individuals.
Answering Psychological questions to assist the court
Competent to stand trial
1. What is the difference between basic and applied research?
2. What is a short description of an experiment called?
3. What is the difference between a theory and a hypothesis?
4. What is the correct order for the major sections of a research pap
1. The paradox of progress in the textbook refers to the idea that
a. for every step forward, we take two steps back.
b. despite unparalleled advances in technology, we seem to have more social and personal difficulties.
c. our biggest problems now involv
Which of the following is good advice for getting more out of
read along in the text as the
instructor is lecturing
avoid interrupting the instructor by
concentrate on writing down the
definitions of terms
read the relevan
What is the difference between basic and applied research?
Applied research: is conducted to address issues in which
there are practical problems and potential solutions.
Basic research: tries to answer fundamental questions
about the nature of behavior
1) The Chinese proverb about families that was shared the first day of class was, "No family can hang out the sign, `Nothing the matter here'." This means that every family has its' own issues and you cannot deny it. 2) The first three traits of a he
1. Heterosexism is the denigration and stigmatization of any behavior, person, or 2.
relationship that is not heterosexual. Prejudice is negative attitudes toward others based on differences. Discrimination is behavior that denies individ