Discuss the use of brain imaging technologies in investigating the relationship between biological factors and
a. MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Exposes the body to a strong magnetic field which causes the protons in the water inside
I was born in Highland Park at the Highland Park
Hospital. My Parents are Jennifer Weaver and
Christian Henry and they were never together. My
culture is that of the African-American culture. When I
was born I had no brothers or sis
CrShon Ocho Henry died in his home on January 19, 2090 in Chicago, IL due to a
heart attack. He was 90 years old.
Mr. Henry was born on January 24, 2000 in Highland Park, IL to his parents, Christian
Henry and Jennifer Weaver. He graduated from the Univer
Intelligence isnt genetics. Intelligence isnt what you were born with or what was
passed down from you through your family. Intelligence is how you have been shaped
by the world around you, both socioculturally and biologically. Intellig
Discuss basic principles of sensory transduction,
including absolute threshold,
difference threshold, signal detection, and sensory
Explain the role of top-down processing in producing
vulnerability to illusion.
Discuss the role of attentio
Memory Reading Guide
1. Please list and describe the 3 processes of memory.
2. What is the difference between iconic memory and echoic memory?
3. About how many items is your short term memory limited to on
4. What is chunking?
Cognition Key Terms
Compare and contrast various
effortful versus automatic
deep versus shallow
focused versus divided
Describe and differentiate
psychological and phys
Describe contemporary and historical
conceptions of what constitutes
Recognize the use of the Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
(DSM) published by the American Psychiatric
Association as t
Motivation & Emotion Key Terms
Identify and apply basic
motivational concepts to understand
the behavior of
humans and other animals (e.g.,
instincts, incentives, intrinsic versus
Discuss the biological
Biological Psychology Key Terms
Identify basic processes and systems in
the biological bases of behavior,
including parts of the neuron and the
process of transmission of a signal
Discuss the influence of drugs on
Motivation and Emotion (Chapter 8 in Barrons)
1. Please summarize Drive Reduction Theory.
2. What is the Yerkes-Dodson Law?
3. Please list the tiers from bottom to top in Maslows Hierarchy of Needs.
4. What is the set-point theory?
5. What is an differenc
Abnormal Psychology Reading Guide
1. Why must you consider the cultural context of a behavior when determining whether the
behavior is abnormal?
2. Who was John Hinkley? How is he relevant to abnormal psychology?
3. What descriptions are i