1.- Name all enzymes involved in the digestive process, where are produced, and specify their
action within the food ingested.
The juices digestive and saliva contain variety of enzymes, which ensure proper digestion and
assimilation of diffe
Chapter 8: Language, Thinking, and Reasoning
1. What is thinking?
a. Any mental activity or processing of information, including learning,
2. Heuristics and Biases
a. Cognitive biases: systematic error in thinking
b. Heuristics: ment
Chapter 9: Intelligence and IQ Testing
1. What is intelligence?
a. According to Psychologist Edwin Boring
i. Intelligence is whatever intelligence tests measure
b. According to Sir Francis Galton
i. Intelligence is the by-product of sensory capac
Chapter 10: Human Development
What is Developmental Psychology?
a The study of how behavior changes over a lifespan
Special Considerations in Human Development: Post Hoc Fallacy
a False assumption that because one event occurred before anothe
Chapter 11: Emotion and Motivation
1. What is Emotion?
a. Mental states or feelings associated with our evaluation or experiences
2. Discrete Emotions Theory
a. Theory that people experience a small number of distinct emotions
i. Distinct biologi
Chapter 12: Stress, Coping, and Health
What is stress?
a The tension, discomfort, or physical symptoms that arise when a situation, called
a stressora type of stimulus strains our ability to cope effectively.
Stress in the Eye of the Beholder
Chapter 13: Social Psychology
What is Social Psychology?
a The study of how people influence others behavior, beliefs, and attitudes
Humans as a Social Species
a Need-to-belong theory:
i Humans have a biologically based need for interpersonal
Chapter 14: Personality
What is Personality?
a Pattern of psychological and behavioral characteristics by which each person can
be compared and contrasted with others
Approaches to studying personality
a Nomothetic Approach:
i Focuses on iden
Chapter 16: Psychological and biological treatment
Introduction to psychotherapy
a What is psychotherapy?
i A psychological intervention designed to help people resolve emotional,
behavioral, and interpersonal problems and improve the quality o
Course Code: 007
Chapter 3: Biological Psychology
Todays Road Map
a Nerve cells and their role in communication in the brain
b Nervous System
i Peripheral Nervous System
ii Central Nervous System
c Glands, Hormones
a Nerve cells speci
Chapter 6: Learning
a A change in an organisms behavior or thought as a result of experience
a The process by which we respond less strongly over time to repeated stimuli
a A form of learning in w
Chapter 7: Memory
a The retention of information over time
The Reconstructive Nature of Memory
a Memories can be surprisingly accurate over very long periods of time, but tend to
be reconstructive rather than reproductive.
b No exact c
MANDELA, DEMOCRATIC LEADER
RUNNING HEAD: NELSON MANDELA, EXAMPLE OF DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP
Nelson Mandela, example of democratic leadership
MANDELA, DEMOCRATIC LEADER
"I am an ordinary m
Note: An essay can be structured in many ways. The five paragraph essay is the most basic essay structure.
Because the required length for your essays in this course is 500 words, the five paragraph model best suits
your writing objectives. However, do no
Part One: Why write an essay?
*The purpose of an essay is to state and develop a point with adequate evidence.
When a student is asked to write an essay, the student should first settle on the
topic s/he wishes to explore as s/he composes th
Renee H. Shea
Professor de la Vega
English Composition II
3 September 2013
A Rhetorical Approach to An Inconvenient Truth
In An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore appeals to logos and pathos in the
scientific concepts. The entire film is p
Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
What is Psychology?
a The scientific study of the mind, brain, and behavior
b Different levels of analyses
i Each level of explanation tells us something different
Why do we need a good research design?
a Facilitated Communication
i An Autism treatment
ii Dozens of studies conducted found that the words came from the minds of the
facilitators (researched saved many families)
Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
What is Sensation?
a Sensation: Detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then relays
information to the brain (picking up signals from the environment)
b Transduction: Process of converting an eter
Chapter 5: Consciousness
What is Consciousness?
a Our subjective experience of the world, our bodies, and our mental perspectives.
Being Unconscious vs. Being Asleep
i Unable to respond to people or activities
ii Inability to
Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
What is a mental disorder?
a Criteria for mental disorders include:
i Statistical rarity
ii Subjective distress
iv Societal disapproval
v Biological dysfunction
What is abnormal behavior?