Study Guide: DNA Test
Structure of DNA (see notes)
Pairing of nucleotides (A, G, C & T)
Purines & Pyrimidines
Label DNA molecule
Function of DNA
Steps of DNA Fingerprinting
Watson & Crick
DNA Sampling Evidence Gathering Sheet
DNA should be taken from ALL citizens who are arrested:
The American Right to Privacy:
What is the current state of workplace privacy?
How does workplace
Intend to catch lies by measuring skin responses
BP, HR, sweat, breathing
Controversial & contradictory results
Guilty Knowledge Test (GKT): higher reactions when unpublished info is shown to
Todays Lesson: How to Detect Lies!
What do you think about hypnosis?
It is a form of mind control
It is capable of taking over other people's free will.
It is brainwashing.
It is capable of controlling a person's behavior and judgment.
It is caused by the hypnotist's power.
Hypnosis is pos
What is a PD?
Traits that are noticeably different from other people
Cause trouble in most life situations.
10 total (5 today, 5 Monday)
Not just a mood swing
These traits are rigid and difficult to change; and they impact emotions, impulse control
Rape is an act of violence with domination a key factor.
Rape often occurs between acquaintances or dates as well.
Women no more want to be raped than a person who carries money wants to be robbed.
Known victims have ranged in age from 6 month
What are the classifications?
Competency To Stand Trial
Mental state at time of trial
Basically, does the defendant know the charges?
Mental state at the time of the crime itself
Most states use the MNaughten rule.
Woodcutter that tried to k
Red Blood Cells
White Blood Cells
Everybody has a blood type.
If you are Type A, you have A antigens on your red blood cells
If you are Type B, you have B antigens on your red blood cells
Seeing the World: Some Basic Principles
Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper:
1) BELLRINGER: A) Describe what you see in the following image.
B) Explain whether your ability to tell me what saw in the following image was
an example of bottom up
To transform sensory information into meaningful perceptions, we must organize
it. We must perceive objects as distinct from their surroundings, see them as having a
meaningful and constant form, and discern their distance and moti
Create a case study for the disorders below.
1) Create your own case study for ANY type of Schizophrenia. Make sure to include
the following information. Feel free to write the case study in either first or third
a. Back ground information about yo
Mr. Krohn, a carpenter, is frustrated because he misplaced his hammer and needs
to pound in the last nail in the book case he is building. He overlooked the fact
that he would use the tennis trophy sitting above the workb
Intro To Disorders
When one realizes that no matter how much they may know about theoretical drug problems and alcohol
problems, it is still possible to be staring in the face of a full on alcoholic and not know it until after the
fact. Alcoholism and dru
Understand the importance of reliability and validity
1) Continue Notes from documentary
2) One paragraph: Using evidence: what is intelligence?
3 tests we use today
Aptitude Tests- predict your ability to learn a new skill.
AP Psychology Chapter 11: Testing and Individual Differences
Measuring individual differences is an essential component of psychology, but strict guidelines and ethical standards
must be followed to ensure that results and conclusions are
1) Your prospective employer is interested in asking you to take a polygraph test to
ensure that you wont steal office supplies.
a. Aptitude or achievement?Explain
b. Does this test have reliability?Explain
c. Does this test have validity? Exp
1) What are the differences between classical and operant conditioning?
2) What are the four partial schedules of reinforcement, and how do they differ?
3) What is the difference between generalization and discrimination?
Chapter 8: Learning
(Notecards due )
1. To present the principles and processes involved in classical conditioning
2. To present the principles and processes involved in operant conditioning
3. To describe th
Sleep Disorders: Night Terrors
Night terrors in children are distinctly different from the much more common nightmares. Night
terror symptoms are frequent and recurrent episodes of intense crying and fear during sleep, with
difficulty arousing the child.
Dream Analysis (Please Do not write on this handout)
1) Write down the manifest content/plot of a dream that you recently had.
2) Using the Dream Analysis guide, write down the latent content/meaning of the
characters, setting, actions in your dream (exam
Latent Content of Dreams- Dream Guide
I'm Being Chased"
Chase dreams often stem from feelings of anxiety in your walking life. The way we respond to
anxiety and pressure in real life is typically manifested as a chase dream. Running is an
Immune System Notes
Stem cells are the undifferentiated (not specialized) cells that our body starts out being
composed of. As time goes on, these cells differentiate into all the different cells of our body:
muscle, skin, gland, connective, nerve, b
Circulatory System Notes
Blood is a combination of four things: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma. The
largest component is plasma with red blood cells being a close second.
Red blood cells carry oxygen and carbon dioxide aroun
Respiratory System Notes
Purpose of the respiratory system: to exchange gasses (oxygen, carbon dioxide) between our
environment and our cells
Nasal and Oral Cavities: Filter the incoming air for dust and bacteria, warm the air so that it does not
Unit Nine Week One Review Sheet
Monday: Study the diagram of the organs of the digestive system.
What is the main purpose of the digestive system?
What are the four layers of the alimentary canal? What is the purpose of each level?
Tuesday: What are the t
Unit Nine-Week Two Review Sheet
Make sure you review the Week 21 Review sheet and the diagram of the organs of the
digestive system as well as the diagram of your types of teeth.
Friday: Why are the liver, gall bladder and pancreas important in digestion?
Nervous System Notes
Purposes of Nervous system:
1. Receive sensory information
2. Transmit sensory information
3. Integrate and process sensory information
4. Respond to sensory information
1. Central Nervous system (brain and spine)
What are the four types of membranes?
What are the jobs of the synovial membrane?
What is the job of the serous membrane?
What are the three layers of skin? What are the jobs of each layer?
What are the jobs of the following accessor