Drives, Motivation, and Emotion
Emotions: 2 primary functions\
-Charles Darwin focused a lot on emotions and behaviors, what do emotions
do for us, believes that emotions are necessary for us to survive
1) Motivate (regulate behavior)
2) Communicate -> ex
Study Guide for Exam 1: Psychology Fundamentals - C
A. What is psychology?
Takes ordinary, everyday behavior as it subject matterexamines it with standard
scientific methods. Not how people behave, but why people do what they do.
Object Relations Theory
Relatedness = prime motive of human behavior
Intimacy and nurturing (maternal)
Consistent patterns of interpersonal
(begin by thinking you and parent are one, buy then you realize you
are your own person.)
Example a poor outcome: a
STUDY GUIDE 2
I. Lecture 8: Measuring Individual Differences
A. Graphing Differences
1) Galton and The normal (bell) curve
B. Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, mode, & median
1. Genetic and Environmental Influences
2. Genetic and Environmen
September 28, 2016
What is data?
The plural of datum. Transmittable and storable information. Values of qualitative or
What is a variable?
A quantity whose value depends on possible random events.
Correlations (page 31-32)
Direction and strength of relationships
o Positive or negative or no relationship
o Positive: as one variable increases, the other variable increases, vice versa
o Negative: as one variable decreases, the other variable increase