Final Exam = About 100 Questions
Topic 1: Introduction to Psychology (6 Questions)
What is psychology? What is science? What is science compared to folk wisdom?
What are the key things that science has?
What is critical thinking? What ar
Chapter 5: Consciousness
Sleep paralysis: the state of being unable to move just before falling asleep or right before waking up.
Understanding Biological Rhythms
Consciousness: our subjective experience of the world and ourselves. Or Awareness of oneself
Main Types of Research
The Three Systems of Memory
Need to belong?
Social Psychology .What is it
Baron, Byrne & Suls (1989) define social
psychology as .the scientific field that seeks
to understand the nature and causes of
individual behavior in social situations.
looks at human behav
Lecture 1 pages 598-612
Failure to adapt to the environment
(Canadian Mental Health Association is
frequently copied and consulted for this chapter)
Very complex and difficult to define
When love hurts you, dare to love again.
When someone is hurting, dare to help them
Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Please greet your neighbor with a friendly
Meet your friend and ask:
How many languages do you spea
Types of personality 1/4
The Duty Fulfiller
Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible, and dependable.
Well-developed powers of concentration. Usually interested in
psychological techniques designed to:
encourage communication of conflicts and insight
Bring relief of symptoms,
changes in behavior leading to improved social
Coping with stress: Social Support
Interrelationship with family, friends, and the community at large.
Information to help make decisions
Control stressful situations
Berkman and Syme (1979) hypothesi
Stress, Coping, and Health
No stress, no life.
a feeling of strain and pressure
Stress is a natural experience and inevitable
Stress is a reaction / response to a stressor
Popular psychology: most people require psychological help
in the fact o
Confused? It is the time!
A little girl dance
Anne and Billy
At age 14 months, she wrote her name
At 2 years, taught herself to read;
At 5, used the IPad to read an e
Quote of the day!
I caught the happiness virus last
night When I was out singing
beneath the stars.
Human Development: Chapter 10
Physical, Cognitive, Social and
Moral - How and Why We Change
The Genain Quadruplets
They are identical qu
The developing personality:
At 4 days after birth, infants show preferences for Mommys face
compared with that of other people
Familiar faces become valuable source of information and provide
the love and support infants naturally need (Schema)
Quote of the day
"You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct
way, and the only way, it does not exist."
- Friedrich Nietzche
How do we come to understand the world:
Acquire ability to learn, think, communi
Theories of personality revisited: Psychodynamic theories
Focus on the influence of the unconscious mind and childhood
experiences on personality.
include Sigmund Freud'spsychosexual stage theoryand Erik
Erikson'sstages of psychosocial development.
Operant Conditioning: History & Behaviour
1. Short History & Introduction
2. What is it?
3. Contingencies & Reinforcement
4. Shaping Behaviour
Which contingency is occurring?
1. Does the consequence consist of something being
presented or withdr
Topic 4: Psychophysics
Measuring the relationship between the
PHYSICS of a stimulus and the PERCEPTION
of that stimulus.
By understanding the physics of the stimulus, and
the precise perception of that stimulus, then the
stimulus and the pe
Topic 10: Sound and the Ear
Sound is a MECHANICAL form of energy
Speed of Sound = 340m/s
(Speed of Light = 299 792 458m/s)
Sound as a Wave:
Sound is a LONGITUDINAL wave, but is usually represented
as a TRANSVERSE wave
Topic 12: The Cutaneous
Somatosensory information is based on the transduction
of mechanical information (eg, mechanical displacement
The skin is the largest and heaviest organ in the body
Psyc 233 Midterm 2 Notes
PART 2: BIOLOGICAL DOMAIN
Chapter 6: Genetics and Personality
The Human Genome
Genome refers to the complete set of genes an organism possesses
20,000 and 30,000 genes on 23 pairs of chromosomes
each cell has complete set of chrom
Language, Thinking and Reasoning
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CHAPTER 8 Language, Thinking and Reasoning
How does language work?
Do we think in words?
Thinking and reasoning
Introductory Psychology II
January 10, 2017
Preview of the Lecture
Thinking and Reasoning
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Language and Thoughts
Thinking and Reasoning