January 12, 2012
The Power of Conformity
I read The Power of Conformity, and from it I realized Im a conformist and a rebel. I like
to dress the same as most people at this school, sweats, yoga pants, and leggings. I also noticed I
Notes: March 9, 2012
Mood Disorder When someone is on one end of the spectrum of Mania to Depression.
How do you recognize a mood disorder?
Causes of Mood Disorders Genetic factors (especially schizophrenia, and )
There are two types of depression
January 10, 2012
-A complex process in which a series of social situations lead to changes in perception of
self and other people, behavior that is normally restrained and inhibited is released in
violation of establ
Psych Notes: Jan. 5 2012
Cognitive Dissonance Theory and Social Influence
1. Cognitive Dissonance
a. When you have two opposing thoughts at the same time. This causes the person
to become confused and very anxious.
b. Men tend to be able
When we think about the brain, we refer to it as the Central Nervous System.
Nerves are bundles of axons.
The Brian: Time and Space.
o Time- The evolution of the brain. It is evolved one layer on top of the other
1. The Central Core (The Reptilian aka S
January 17, 2012
Hemespherectomy - A surgical procedure that cuts out one hemisphere of the brain, or disables
one half of the brain; this is usually done to epileptic patients
Corpus Callosum A bundle of neural fiber
STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT
DIRECTIONS: Go to the www.zimbardo.com, click on prison experiment, start slide show and answer the
PERSONNEL AND CREDITS
1. List some of the police organizations that partic
December 8, 2011
3rd Hour, Psych
The Milgram Experiment
The Milgram experiment was one of the cruelest psychological experiments, in
my opinion. In this course, we are learning about how the brain works. Its the
psychological part of how
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
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Units of Study
Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
Chapter 15: Social Psychology
Chapter 2: The Biological Basi