Psych final review
1. The four goals of Psychology are to _describe_,
_explain_, _control_, and _predict_.
2. The _cognitive_ Approach examines how we process, store, and use information.
3. The _biological_ Approach focuses how our genes, hormones, and
Assignment # 2
2. Operant conditioning is a type of learning that is often used to modify behavior using
punishments and reinforcements. Psychologists, parents, and animal trainers along with many
others use this as
Instructor: Marie Hicks
PSY 1: Spring 15: NC
Assignment # 1
Two controversial studies spark discussions over psychologies code of ethics and why
they are important. The Milgram obedience to authority study had people believe they were
participating in res
Instructor Marie hicks
PSY 1: Spring 15: NC
Antisocial personality disorder is often characterized by a pattern of complete disregard
for the rights of others. Some symptoms for this disorder include impulse control issues, lack of
INDIVIDUAL LIFE CYCLE THEORY
This educational CAPPE module is part i in section IV
Theories of Human Development.
Co-authored by Peter VanKatwyk, M.Th., Ph.D., and Trish VanKatwyk, M.S.W., Ph.D.
A main question in human development has been
1. Cognitive psychology examines higher mental processes such as thinking, language, and memory. The
Cognitive Perspective focuses on Thoughts, Ideas, and believes.
2. Short term memory is limited in the Time ad Amount of info it can hold-15-25sec
1. Define Psychology. What are its goals? . the "scientific study of behavior and mental
process". To determine how people act and why. Describe Predict Explain Help Change(5)
2.Overt -open to view (behavior). Covert -hidden from view (Mental Process
PSYCHOLOGY 2 STUDY QUESTIONS TEST 2
Chapter 2 (intro., 2.1, 2.2)
1. What are neurons? Who was Santiago Ramon y Cajal?
a. cells that receive information and transmit it to other cells
b. Cajal was an anatomical researcher and illustrator, studied the infan
PSYCHOLOGY 2 STUDY QUESTIONS
1. Describe the processes in the development of neurons: proliferation, migration, differentiation,
myelination, and synaptogenesis. 2. What are stem cells? 3. Describe Roger Sperrys
experiment. 4. What is neu
1. Proliferation is the production of new cells.
2. Synaptogenesis is a process that begins before birth and continues
3. Recent evidence suggests that adult vertebrate brains generate new
4. The brain requires millions of ch
ON E What is Psychology?
1: " PSYCHOLOGY
' Those of you 1who do not personally
know a psychologist still haye an idea
of what psychology is.
- Where did your idea come from?
The Scientic study of behavior and mental '
Activity Handout 15.2
What Type of Anxiety Disorder Is It?
Read through the examples below and identify what type of anxiety disordered is being
John is driving down the road and is overcome with a feeling that something is going
to happen. H
Find the Variable and Operationally Define it!
Read the below abstracts from various journal articles and then state in the space provided what
the operational definition is.
1. The present study examined the relationships of masculinity and femininity wi
Which Family Therapy Technique Is It?
Read the scenarios below and identify which family therapy is being used and how you as
the therapist would treat the individuals.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith have been having trouble with their teenage daughter. The daughter
Activity Handout 15.1
What is Abnormal, Anyway?
Read each example and decide if this behavior is abnormal. Use the main aspects of the
definition (deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional) as a guide to justify your answers. At the end,
draw some conclusio
Cross-sectional research one age
compared to another age
Longitudinal research repeatedly
collecting data on same individuals as
Cross-sequential research, cohor
conducted in a
or a laboratory
Is crucial to
Establishes causal relationship
Suggests abilities, personality, and other
human characteristics can change over
Simultaneous incorporates two facts
People can change over time
New behavior depends partly on what
has already happened
Is evident in dynamic-systems ap
34. A(n) _ theory is one that provides a systematic statement of general principles that provides a
framework for understanding how and why people change as they grow older.
A) epigenetic B) developmental C) psychoanalytic D) cognitive
35. Freud believed
18. Which of the following is the major drawback to observational research?
A) It must be done in a laboratory setting.
It cannot be generalized to other populations.
It does not allow us to identify cause-and-effect relationships.
It violates th
10. A researcher in human development who takes an eclectic approach:
A) emphasizes the role of ecosystems.
believes that social learning is the best descriptor of human behavior.
uses parts of several theories rather than sticking to one particular
Includes all the growth and
change that occur in a
persons body and the
genetic, nutritional, and
health factors that affect
that growth and change.
from grasping a rattle to
driving a carare also part
43. Which of the following statements is correct regarding toilet training?
A) The behaviorist approach to toilet training has proved to be the most successful.
Toilet training should begin within one month after birth.
Children who begin toilet tra
Study Guide #1 (Chapters 1 and 2)
Child Growth and Development
Instructor: Saovaros Diehl-Hope
Please mark your answers using a #2 pencil. Your answers must be recorded on the Scranton form (Form 882-E).
You are allowed to use your study guide on the test
26. Which of the following is the best definition of differential sensitivity?
A) The environment only influences genes in negative ways.
Genes will act in predictable ways regardless of the environment.
Genes can act in opposite ways depending on t
Running head: THE BEGINNING AND THE END
The Beginning and the End
Alyssa P. Rodriguez
California Baptist University
THE BEGINNING AND THE END
The Beginning and the End
The Bible is a story that covers a great deal of history but ultimately it is the sto
Kognito Extra Credit Paper
By Danielle DiAntonio
Moreno Valley College
In a report released on October 8th, 2014 by the US Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, the rate for the top ten leading causes of death has decreased or held s