Name of Course and Prerequisites: PSY 1103 General Psychology (CRN 22530) (No Prereqs)
EDU 115 Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 9:15
Instructors Name and title: Chad McCoy, M.A., LPC
Office and Office Hours: To Be Determined (TBD)
e-mail address: [email protected]
PSY 1113 EXAM 1
1. _ refers to the failure of a person to detect unexpected events when he or she is
focused on another task.
2. In the context of research settings, researchers who use _ attempt to view behavior
Hearing Voice, Not Doing Voices
Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that effects about 1% of the population, which tends to
appear between the age sixteen and thirty; men usually experience symptoms earlier than
women. Usually, people do not get schi
General Psychology Final Study Guide
Personality: The characteristic thoughts, emotional
responses, and behaviors that are relatively stable in an
individual over time and across circumstances.
Self-esteem: The affective aspect of the self
General Psychology Test Review 3
o Include a combination of analogical and symbolic
Can sometimes lead to errors because we can
represent only a limited range of knowledge
o Concepts are organized in pyramid order.
Lar and The Real Girl
Lar and The Real Girl
The film Lar and The Real Girl shows us traits of a man with schizoid personality
disorder dealing with his disorder in an unusual way. The film uses Ryan Gosling and a family
based theme to create an in
Study Guide for Test 2 Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8
1. What is the reaction of a fetus that is frightened or distressed?
2. What stage of prenatal development begins 8 weeks after conception?
a) Fetal Stage
3. What is a teratogen?
a) substances that interfere w
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
In Kenya, animal products e.g. milk are produced predominantly by small
scale farmers who own a few animals. They account for about 80 per cent
of the total animal products realized by the country. Majority of their
products are m
Based on the above findings, the study recommends that:
1. Cooperative societies need to conduct aggressive ways to enhance herd health and to attract
more members by offering promising animal health assistance and education. They should
Safeguarding your family and home against threats you cannot see, smell or taste seems like a tall
order. However, understanding the risks and knowing the right materials should make things easier
and hustle free. Carbon monoxide poisoning is amongst the
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
In third world countries like Kenya, majority of the rural livestock production is for
subsistence, with surpluses being sold in the market. In some cases, however, farmers
practice it in large scale for economic purposes. It is k
Tolman believed that learning should be viewed not as the formation of S-R connections but as a process
of learning that certain events lead to other events (e.g., that following a particular path through a maze
leads to reinforcement). He proposed
Working memory and cognitive control
Working memory: Working Memory (Modern day STM) Another way of
describing the use of short-term memory is called working memory.
Working-Memory has three parts: 1.Audio 2.Visual 3.Integration of audio
1. Kinds of Skill Memories
i. Skill is an ability to perform a task that has been honed through learning
ii. Non-declarative memories is another term for skills because they are not
easily put into words
iii. Skill learning may be called procedu
7.1 Behavioral Processes
i) Medial temporal lobes
ii) Hippocampus: The part of the limbic system that plays a role in emotional arousal
iii) Amygdala: The part of the limbic system that plays a role in emotional arousal.
Held a non-theoretical position
Contrasted with behavioristic positions of Tolman and Hull
Accepted operationism but rejected theoretical aspects of logical positivism
Manipulated environmental events and noted the effects on behavior believing tha
3.1 Behavioral Processes
Recognizing and Responding to Repetition
1) The process of habituation
a. Acoustic startle reflex
b. Orienting response
c. Fixation time decrease in duration of staring with repeated presentation of the
Antecedent Bx Consequences (e.g. finances)
S (stimuli) R (response) O (outcome)
Classical v. Operant
OC: subject has control over response (consequences of bx)
CC: subject elicits an involuntary response (associating stimuli)
a. Classical conditioning/ Pavlovian conditioning
1. Basic Concepts of Classical conditioning
a. Classical conditioning involves learning about the predictive nature of stimuli in the environment,
Learning and Bx
No special emphasis on classroom learning
No restriction to human beings
Difference btwn process and product (learned bx's)
Seeks to find GENERAL PRINCIPLES of learning
Acquisition phase- the period in which the animal is acquiring a n
TEST #4 CHAPTERS 14-16
What are the components of an attitude?
What did Festinger and Carlsmith attempt to determine?
What does Cognitive dissonance theory state?
TEST #3 CH. 8-13
Which memory processes is associated with retaining memories for future use?
What is sensory memory?
What is the order of stages in the three-stage memory model?
How long does information last in sensory memory?
What is the ca
Sona-Systems Registration and Operation Guide: Participants
You can access the system at any time, from any computer, with a standard web browser. Once you have set up your
account, you can view a list of available studies and
MWF 10:00-10:50 a.m. ~ EDU Rm. 115
Kimberly Thomas, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
Office Hours: by appointment
Comer, R., and Gould, E. (2011). Psychology Around Us. Wi