Chapter 1: Critical Thinking
Chapter 1 Outline
Limits of Common Sense The Scientific Attitude and Method Research Strategies & Related Terms Statistical Analysis
Its all just common sense
Opposites attract The pen is mightier than the sword Absence make
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CHAPTER ONE: intro to
Defining and describing psychology
psychology: the study of behavior and mind.
didnt become a science until the mid 19th century.
conducted by philosophers and physiologists.
difference between philosophy:
Psychology Exam 1
Psychology and Scientific Thinking
Reading assignment: Textbook, Chapter 1, pp. 4-10, 21-34
1. What is the definition of psychology (both definitions given in class)?
What is the goal of psychology?
Psychology is the scientif
Emotion and Motivation Objectives
Reading Assignment: Chapter 11: pp. 412-421, 432, 435-438, 447-452
Be able to describe and differentiate between the three theories of emotion discussed in class.
1. Cannon-Bard Theory: Physiological reactio
Methods to reduce error
Answer this question
Linda is 31 years old, single, outspoken, and very
bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she
was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination
and social justice, and also participa
What is psychology?
Psychologys past and present
The scientific study of the mind, brain, and behavior.
ABCs of Psychology
1. What are neurons?
2. Neural communication
3. The nervous system: Structure &
4. Localization of function
5. Brain-mapping methods
6. Nature and Nurture
7. Evolutionary Psychology
Memory: Chapter 8
Chapter 8 Outline
l Definition l Stages l Errors l TechniquesforImprovement
What is Memory?
_over timethroughthestorageand retrievalofinformation
3 Stages of Memory
Chapter 7: Learning Chapter
Chapter 7 Outline Chapter
Classical Conditioning- learning to associate 2 Classical or more stimuli or Operant Conditioning- learning to associate a Operant behavior with a consequence behavior
Sensation & Perception
Chapter 6 (Part 1)
Chapter 6 (Part 1) Outline
Terms Thresholds Transduction Senses
5 basic senses 2 other senses
The process of detecting & encoding information about the environment received through our
Nature & Nurture
Chapter 4 Outline
Basic Concepts of Evolution Evolutionary Psychology, Sexuality, & Mate Selection Nature vs. Nurture Gender Differences
Evolution: Brief History
Charles Darwin (1809 1892)
botanist Sailed on the HMS