Chapter 5: Vision
Stop & Check
1. What was Ibn-Haythams evidence that we see only because light enters the eyes,
not by sending out sight rays?
Answer: First, you can see distant objects such as stars far faster than we
could imagine any sight rays reachi
Chapter 1: Nerve Cells and Nerve Impulses
Stop & Check
1. What are the widely branching structures of a neuron called? And what is the
long, thin structure that carries information to another cell called?
Answer: The widely branching structures of a neuro
1) In what way were the depiction of Alice's symptoms realistic? That is, what symptoms of
Alzheimer's did she exhibit?
a. Alices memory and alertness fluctuated throughout her day, which is consistent
with Alzheimers malfunctioning neurons ac
Behavioral Neuroscience I
(PSYC 4431 Section 01)
Kalat, J.W. (2015) Biological Psychology (12th Edition). Belmont, CA:
The primary goal of this course is to provide s
Solomon Aschs experiment on conformity (the experiment judging the length of a line in a group
setting) showed that people are likely to conform to social pressure when the size of the group is
Yale University psychologist, Stanley Milgram, instruc
What is the name for the occurrence of a learned response to a specific stimulus, but not to other
similar stimuli? Stimulus Discrimination.
_ is the global capacity to think rationally, act purposefully, and deal effectively with the
Hypotheses must be _.
a. All of these answers are correct.
b. Dependent on data.
e. None of these answers are correct.
The central nervous system is composed of the _ and the _. brain; spinal
What psychological concept hel
_ is the beliefs that people have about their ability to meet the demands of specific
Which group of people have the most active sex lives?
a. Single Individuals.
b. Married Couples.
c. Non-cohabitating Couples.
d. Married and Co
Gottlieb Reading: Week
We are changing things up!
Gottliebs Educational Experience
U.S. Occupation Forces in Europe
Memory Model According to G.H. Ephrons Amnesia
Idaho State University
There are many models for memory within the field of psychology. Many areas of
psychology have also identified many mechanisms, constructs, and explanations for memories
Definitions of Abnormality
Popular definitions of Abnormality
MENTAL ILLNESS: behavior meets diagnostic criteria for a specific label experiences fit diagnostic categories or symptom lists
DEVIANCE: Unusual or rare behaviors are abnormal
Chapter 10/11 SAA (#10) due 11/5 by 6 pm
Peter's mother has come in for a consultation with you (a school psychologist) about Peter's
general behavior and his recent performance at school. Peter is a 4th grader and usually a
straight-A student, but lately
Amanda L. Pereira
Understanding a patients diagnosis is imperative to provide quality patient care, assist in
possible remission, and reinforce self-management. After clarifying the medical diagnosis, we
will examine positi