Museum Visit Aesthetic Experience
1. The student will be able to identify elements of style in various forms of western and non-western human creative expression.
2. The student will be able to apply a basic vocabulary essent
Web Resources: Finding Quality within the Quantity
Directions: In order to respond to questions 1 5, please put an X in the box that corresponds
to your response.
Rate the Eating Disorders website:
1 (poor site, very biased)
2 (fair site, good informat
The History of
Father of Psychology
in movement to make psychology a science
true experimental lab in psychology
structure or basic elements of the mind
Psychology Now: Modern Perspectives
Modern version, focused on the development of a sense of
self and the discovery of other motivations behind a persons behavior than sexual
B. F Skinner
Clinical psychologists are the largest subfield.
Clinical psychologists help those who have difficulty
functioning due to a crisis.
Clients often have the goal to return to a previous level of
functioning prior to the trauma event.
medical doctor; prescribe medications; not always up on psych
specialized training (M.D., Ph.D.,
no medical training but doctorate (Ph. D. or
What is Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental
Behavior = outward or avert actions and reactions
Talking, facial expressions and movement
Mental Process = internal, covert activity
Psychology Vocab for Quiz 1
having to do with the process of thinking and understanding
the study of behavior tested through scientific research
an assumption about behavior tested through scientific research
Chapter 2 Assessment
1. Statistics is a branch of mathematics that helps researches organize and evaluate data.
2. In a (n) single- blind experiment, only the participants of the experiment do not know
whether they are in the experimental group or the con
In very recent years there has been much excitement from developing research into the field the human
bodies gut microbiome. Surprisingly the human body is made up mostly of bacteria. In fact the bacteria in
our bodies outnumbers the human cells in our bo
Social Learning Theory
A. One way in which society or culture passes on its norms to individuals within
the group is through social learning theory (SLT), proposed and developed by
B. SLT assumes that humans learn beh
Evaluate two models or theories of one cognitive process: Lev Vygotsky or Jerome
.of Vygotsky includes an understanding of the Interactionist Theory, knowing the
difference between development and learning and how it ties to narration, and
Sociocultural: Dimensions of Culture
Examine the role of two cultural dimensions on behavior: introduction to the
Dimensions of Culture. (124)
Dimensions of culture
A. Dimensions of culture are etics and one of the research tools used to c
Sociocultural: Emics and Etics
Using one or more examples, explain emics and etics. (116)
The Tabassum Interview (emic example)
1. Etics and emics are abstract concepts that are useful to researchers.
2. Emics are culture-specific be
Sleep and Memory
Explain how biological factors may affect one cognitive process: sleep and
Effects of Sleep Deprivation
A. Adolescents need 9 hours of sleep each night however they face many
obstacles to getting proper sleep.
B. The b
Situations and Dispositions
Describe the role of situational and dispositional factors in explaining behavior.
A. Attributions are the way we assign cause to behavior.
B. We tend to attribute behavior because humans are social
Social Identity Theory
A. Blatant stereotyping is formed from identifying with ones in-group and
contributes to aggression. The tendency to favor ones in-group increases
when ones identity is threatened or is insecure.
B. The social
Culture and Cultural Norms
Define the terms culture and cultural norms. (114)
A. Culture is a unique meaning and information system, shared by a group and
transmitted across generations, that allows the group to meet basic needs of
Conformity to Group Norms
Evaluate research on conformity to group norms. (176)
A. Compliance is yielding to social pressure in ones public behavior even
though ones private beliefs may not have changed.
B. Compliance, co
Factors Influencing Conformity
Discuss factors influence conformity. (179)
Numerous factors influence conformity including.
B. False consensus effects
E. Minority opinion
G. Social Impact The
Evaluate schema theory with reference to research studies. (69)
A. Schemas are organizational frameworks in the mind. They categorize objects,
events and human practices in meaningful ways.
B. Cultures are a vital process of this, and
To what extent do cognitive and biological factors interact in emotion? (94)
A. Emotion can be defined as the bodys adaptive response to a particular
1. Examples include the six fundamental emotions identified by Ekm
A. A "stereotype" is a mental representation and a form of social categorization
made about specific individuals or a group and its members.
B. Stereotypes can become activated and turn into prejudice and discrimination
Cognitive: Technology fMRI (pg. 90)
Discuss the use of technology in investigating cognitive processes.
Why it is used
A. Brain imaging technologies are methods used in psychology to examine the
human brain as it provides an opportunity
A. One cognitive process that involves questioning of reliability is memory, more
specifically, its significance towards eyewitness testimony (EWT).
B. EWT is an important area of research in cognitive psychology and memo
Errors in Attributions
Discuss two errors in attributions. (141)
A. Attributions help us understand others intentions. It is essential to how people
explain things that happen and is influenced by culture.
B. Two errors i
Discuss how social or cultural factors affect one cognitive process. (84)
Michael Coles research on the Kpelle in Africa is an example of the effects of
culture on intelligence and memory.
A. Cole demonstrated that culture affects cogn
A. Evaluate one theory of how emotion may affect one cognitive process. (99)
B. The cognitive level of analysis aims to study the inner processes of the mind
and how cognitive processes guide behavior.
C. As such, within t