ENDOCRINE SYSTEM VOCAB 1-6:
1.Endocrine System hormones and the glands that produce and
2.Gland group of cells that produces and secretes hormones
3.Hormones chemical messengers produced and secreted by glands
4.Secrete to produce liquid so t
Communication between Neurons
Communication between neurons is chemical stimulated by electrical communication w/in axon.
Synapse [SIN-aps] a junction
What are the different structures of the hindbrain?
What are the different parts of the brainstem & what does each control?
What are the results of damage to the hind brain?
Why is the hind brain called the old brain?
Parts of the Brain
Parts, Controls, Result from Damage
Older Brain Structures
The Hindbrain is the oldest part of the brain, beginning where the spinal cord swells a
Introduction to Psychology
Research & Big Questions
Schools of Psychological Thought
Psychologys Big Questions
Stability v. Change
Does your fundamental Personality traits change as you grow-up, or do you have the same traits?
2. Continuity v. Discontinui
Identify the controls of the specific parts:
Part of the Brain that makes us human
Largest part of the brain.
Cerebral Cortex is divided into two hemispheres
Directions: Based on descriptions of the persons behaviors or actions identify which structure of
the brain is damaged & where this structure is located in the brain.
Assume that all of these people have experienced some type of head trauma
What is your motor cortex responsible for & where is it located?
What is your sensory cortex responsible for & where is it located?
What is you Occipital Lobe responsible for?
Which part of the brain is most responsible for facial expressions?
Psychology Review Unit 1
50 multiple choice
1 free response/essay question
What to Study?
Outlines of concepts you are still confused about.
Do not just memorize the definition of the term.
Be able to apply or provi
Focus on how your culture affects your behavior.
Millgram & Asche.
The blending of evolutionary & behavioral psychology.
Nature v. Nurture
Which influences us more genes or environment?
Performs adoption stu
Midterm Review Sheet: Midterm will have 100 questions covering Units 1-Unit 7
Unit 1 Research & History
2. William James
4. False Consensus Effect
5. Hind Sight
Why do we need data?
analyze and interpret data allowing us to see what the unaided eye misses.
. Misrepresentation may lead to incorrect conclusions
Data allows to conclude what is the cause & what is the
What are 3 problems people face when studying psychology?
What do we use to eliminate those problems?
What is the goal & purpose of descriptive research?
Why do we random sample the population?
Correlation Research Method
What is the purpose of performing descriptive research?
What is the purpose of performing correlation research?
What is the statistical measure of a perfect positive relationship & a perfect negative
Steps & Set-U