Psych 1 Exam #1
Psych 1: Introduction to Psychology UCSC Oct 2014 Exam #1
The exam will consist of 50 Multiple Choice questions covering
chapters 1-5,7, & 8. (Refer to the syllabus for the specific pages in each
chapter.) You will n
Understand the impression formation process described in class.
Impression formation process-Categorize people (often automatically)
-Categories that stand out tend to be activated
-Schemas associated with category become more accessibl
Psych 1 Ch.4 Sensation
-Retina has two types of photoreceptors that transduce light.
Cones: found in center of retina (fovea) and are sensitive to fine detail
-Rods- found in periphery of retina and are sensitive to movement but
not fine detail.
Emotions, Stress, and
A feeling state characterized by physiological
arousal, expressive behaviors, and cognitive
Common-Sense View of Emotion
walking through the woods and you see a bear
(stimuli) - triggers fear
scientific study of people who suffer
mental, emotional, and often physical pain
as a result of psychopathology.
Theories and Treatments
inner state that energizes people
toward the fulfillment of a goal.
Theory physiological needs
arouse tension that motivates people to
satisfy the need (reduce tension).
exam: 3 different theor
The study of how individuals think, feel, and
behave in social situations.
impression formation - meeting someone for the
rst time and deciding if we like them or not
The process of evalua
Final Exam Jeopardy Board 1
This theory states that physiological needs arouse tension that motivates people to satisfy the need.
(Follow-up question: What motivates behavior according to arousal and incentive
How to ace this course (and maybe
become an IA)
Read assigned material before lecture.
Form study groups; ask questions in class & section.
Take advantage of MSI sessions.
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Professor Alan Kawamoto
Professor Maureen Callanan
Professor Kim Cardilla
This course is over-enrolled!
You are automatically moved up on the waitlist if a student drops
On the average, only a few
Part 2 of Intro to Psychology
My Goals and Yours
I hope to engage you with
Big research questions and Methods used to address them
Classic findings and Open questions
Ways of think
IS LEARNING THEORY JUST ABOUT
DOGS & RATS IN CAGES?
THE RISE OF BEHAVIORISM IN THE U.S.
THE CASE OF LITTLE HANS
JOHN WATSON & RAYNER (1920)
(WATSON FOUNDED AM. BEHAVI
Social and Emotional Development!
Paper draft due at beginning of lecture next Tuesday!
Talk to your IA if you have questions
Piaget - stage theory
Review of cognitive development!
I. Is children s thinking fundamentally different
Only 2 lectures till exam! (counting today!)!
ONLINE COURSE EVALUATIONS!
Your eval is anonymous! The ecommons people will only
tell us which students lled out both we cant see any evals
until after quarter, and they are
Problem-focused coping- reducing stress by overcoming
Emotion-focused coping- manage the emotional
Adaptive= successful in reducing negative emotions; do
not have long-term costs.
Maladaptive= unsuccessful in reducing negat