Duggins, PSYC 1101 Spring 11 Study Guide for Exam 2: Chapters 5 - 8 Chapter 5: Development Prenatal development o Stages and importance of each stage o Influences on prenatal development (internal & external) Define and describe teratogens Describe Piaget
Duggins PSYC 1101, Spring 11 Study Guide for Chapters 9 - 13
CHAPTER 9: Cognition Defining cognition Categories (how we organize the world superordinate, basic, & subordinate) Formal vs natural concepts Prototypes vs exemplars know how to identify Define
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology
What is psychology?
Definition What does a psychologist do?
Describe Explain Predict Control
Theories Scientific method
Jobs in Psychology
Subfields of Psychology
Chapter 01 - Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
The Scientific Attitude
Scientific approach that is skeptical and open-minded
To shift away from illusions to reality, one must use Smart thinking or critical thinking: thinking that does not bli
Introduction to General Psychology
PSYC 1101- CRN#10968 - Spring 2014
Langdale Hall 700
Instructor: Dr. James Russell
Office Hours: Friday 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Office: UL 1189
Phone: (678) 318-1730 ext. 102
Psych Final Exam:
Know what cognition is:
Refers to mental activities and processes associated with thinking,
knowing, remembering, and communicating information
Know material on language and language development
o 0-4 Months In-fantis (not speaking) Rece
Definition of learning: the process of acquiring new and relatively endruing
information or behaviors
Classical conditioning-Pavlov (dog toll)-know this dog toll: learning to link
two stimuli in a way that helps us anticipate an event to which we have a
Introduction to General Psychology
Definition of learning new & enduring information that can lead to adaptation.
LECTURE TEN 2/14
CHAPTER FIVE Development throughout the Lifespan
Study of the systematic changes (physical, cognitive, social) that occur over the lifespan
Three issues pervade developmental psychology:
o Nature vs. Nurture
LECTURE ONE 1/15
Children who were able to wait to delay the gratification had higher GEA scores and more
academically successful and more well-adjusted.
What is Psychology?
Scientific study of human behavior and
Ch 6 Study Guide
Encoding, storage, retrieval, and decay
o Encoding- the process by which information gets into memory storage
o Storage- how information is retained over time and it is represented in memory
o Retrieval info that was retained in memory co
Ch 1 Study Guide
The scientific goals of explaining, predicting, describing, and deciding
Be able to distinguish between human behavior and mental processes
The attitudes central to the scientific approach to psychology
William Wundt and William James
In psychotherapy, a trained therapist uses psychological techniques to assist someone
seeking to overcome difficulties or achieve personal growth.
The biomedical therapies are prescribed medications or medical
Chapter 6, 1
Sensation and Perception
Sensation the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent
stimulus information from environment.
Perception the process of organizing and interpreting sensory information
Chapter 8, 1
Memory is the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information.
Recall refers to memory process in which the person must retrieve information learned
earlier [e.g. fill in the blan
Chapter 7, 1
Learning is a relatively permanent change in an organisms behavior due to experiences.
We learn by association our mind naturally connects events that occur in sequence.
I.e. if a happens, then b occurs they are
Motivation & Work (3/24/14)
A motivation is a need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towards a goal.
Perspectives useful for studying motivated behavior include (1) instinct/evolutionary
perspective, (2) drive-reductio
Psychology 1101: Intro to Psychology
Unit 1 Study Guide
Chapter 1: Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
Typical Errors & Critical Thinking
Coincidence (perception of randomness and base rate of ratio/proportion)
Developing Through the Lifespan
Developmental Psychology- the study of physical, cognitive, and social change
throughout the lifespan
Nature vs. Nurture- what roles do genetics and environment play?
Continuity vs. stages- do things continually chan
Chapter 2 The Biology of Mind
The Nervous System
1.1 Function and Structure
Chapter 3 Consciousness and the
The Brain and Consciousness