Resources and Links for Chapter 8 Thinking, Language and Intelligence
Thinking participate in on-line cognitive psychology experiments at:
Define and differentiate between sensation and
Identify the parts of the eye, describe the
properties of light and the theories of color
Describe how visual perc
Define thinking and the various concepts
involved in thinking.
Describe how language develops.
Identify the concepts of intelligence and the
techniques used to measure in
What Is Psychology?
Describe the various fields and subfields of
Describe the origins of psychology and identify
those who made significant contributions to the
Biology and Psychology
Describe the nervous system, including neurons,
neural impulses, and neurotransmitters.
List the structures of the brain and their
Explain the role of the endocrine system
Define psychological disorders and describe
Describe the symptoms, types, and possible
origins of schizophrenia.
Describe the symptoms and possible origins of
Describe the psychoanalytical perspective and
how it contributed to the study of personality.
Explain the trait perspective and the Big Five
Identify the co
Describe the learning process according to
Describe the learning process according to
Describe cognitive factors in learning.
Truth or Fiction?
A single nauseating meal
Define psychotherapy and describe the history
Describe traditional psychoanalysis and shortterm psychodynamic theories.
Define humanistic therapy and contrast its two
Motivation and Emotion
Define motivation including needs, drives, and
Identify the theories of motivation.
Describe the biological and psychological
contributions to hunger.
Explain the role of
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Comprehensive introduction to the study of
the human mind
Lectures and activities in class
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Define stress and identify various sources of
Identify the psychological moderators of stress.
Describe the impact of stress on the body.
Explain the relationship be
The Voyage Through
the Life Span
Explain prenatal development and the role that
sex hormones play.
Explain the physical, cognitive, moral, social,
and emotional development of children.
Explain the physical
Explain the nature of sleep and various sleep
Explain various uses of hypnosis, forms of
medication, and biofeedback techniques in
Define memory and differentiate between types
Explain the process of memory.
Explain the stages of memory.
Identify contributors to forgetting.
CHAPTER 10 Personality: Theory and Measurement
Describe the psychoanalytical perspective and how it contributed to the study of personality.
Explain the trait perspective and the Big Five trait model.
Identify the contributions of learni
CHAPTER 13 Methods of Therapy
What is Psychotherapy?
Systematic interaction between client and therapist
Based on psychological principles
Influences clients thoughts, feelings, and behavior
Clients use it for psychological disorders, adjust
CHAPTER 14 - Social Psychology
What is Social Psychology?
Study of the nature and causes of peoples thoughts and behavior in social situations
What are Attitudes?
Attitudes include: cognitive evaluations, feelings, behavioral tendencies
The A-B Problem -
CHAPTER 8 Thinking, Language and Intelligence
Thinking - What is thinking?
Concepts Problem Solving Algorithms Heuristic Means-end analysis AnalogiesFactors that Affect Problem Solving
Expertise, Mental Sets, Insight, Incubation, Functional Fixedness
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Study Guide- Chapter 11
Stress, Health, and Adjustment
Stress: What It Is, Where It Comes From
Stress - Demand made on an organism to adapt, cope, or adjust
Eustress - Healthful stress
Intense or prolonged stress affects our moods, impairs our a
Define social psychology.
Define attitude and discuss factors that shape it.
Define social perception and describe the
factors that contribute to it.
Explain why people obey authority fi
CHAPTER 6 Learning
What is Learning?
Behaviorist Perspective Cognitive Perspective Classical Conditioning Contribution of Ivan Pavlov - Reflexes (unlearned) can be learned (or conditioned) through association
Stimulus and Response in Classical
Explain the nature of sleep and various sleep disorders.
Explain various uses of hypnosis, forms of medication, and biofeedback techniques in altering
Explain the concepts of