PsychSim 5: ICONIC MEMORY Name: Date: This activity simulates Sperling's classic experiments on the duration of visual sensory memory. Free Recall Test 1* What was your score on the free recall test? _ 55% Iconic Memory Section:
What is Sperling's theo
PSY I 105
The Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test, reflected what I theorized my personality consists of.
Between extraversion and introversion I have a slight preference of 6% extraversion. I have a
moderate preference of intuition ove
Give the first descriptor for psychologistsscientists
What makes psychology a science?
M odule 24 and 25
Associations between stimuli reflex behavior
J. Watson conditioned fear responses
Operant conditioning: learning in which behavior is
strengthened if followed by reinforcement (or diminished if
Memory is the basis for knowing your friends, your
neighbors, the English language, the national
anthem, and yourself.
If memory was nonexistent, everyone would be a
stranger to you; every language foreign; every task
new; and even you yourself
Heres a video that illustrates how visual encoding
and organizing facilitates remembering
Memory = the persistence of learning over time via
the encoding, storage, and retrieval of information
We have discussed the encoding proce
What is learning?
How do we learn?
A relatively permanent change in an organisms
behavior due to experience
One way is by association. Our minds
naturally connect events that occur in
Associating a physically a
Adolescence and Adulthood
Modules 14 and 15
Adolescence, is a Latin in origin, derived from the verb
adolescere (to grow into adulthood)
Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to
adulthood, biologically, psychologically
Research Methods in Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology
Methods of inquiry make psychology a science
Key Values of Science
Empiricism- objective/observable evidence and minimizing bias
Skepticism- scientists should not accept explanation
BEHAVIORAL GENETICS AND
Nature and Nurture
What is the nature-nurture debate?
geneticists examine questions on the extent
to which each has influence on our ps
HIP 3 on MEMORY is due on Tuesday
Midterm is Tue
Memory: Retrieval and Forgetting
Retrieval: the process of getting information out of stored
Problems with memory
Due to retrieval failure
Due to interference
Thinking, or cognition, refers to mental activities involved in
knowing, understanding, remembering, and communicating.
Cognitive psychologists study these in great detail.
Assignment 2 is due Tue, June 4th
HIP 5 is due Thursday, June 6th
Last day to participate in research/submit a paper is
Friday, June 7th
Requirement to complete 5
2 additional credits are allowed for extra credit (1/6 of a l
Social psychologists have long studied how our
attitudes, beliefs, decisions, and actions are influenced
We want to belong and, thus, feel compelled to follow
Conformity and Obedience
Social Psychology: Prosocial Relations
of any given bystander to be
less likely to give aid if other
bystanders are present.
Kittys case was clearly an
emergency, but why did
people not help?
Personality Psychology Approaches
How do the early and contemporary approaches differ?
Are more scientifically rigorousa
Humanistic and Positive Psychology
the 1960s, psychologists became discontented with
Freuds negativity and
mechanistic psychology of the behaviorists.
best side of people
Humanistic psychologists examined the
When you s
Genevieve Di Cara
Due April 11th, 2012
Culture and Gender
Choice 2. Go to a card shop and read the cards congratulating parents on the birth of their child
(baby cards). Are there different cards for boys and girls? If so,
Genevieve Di Cara
4 June 2012
Concepts in Real Life
The general news story of the three articles is that Governor Cuomo of New York, has
decided to seek an end to the Stop-and-Frisk arrests for Marijuana. Cuomo will call fo
January 20, 2016
Before I watched the Caillous Cricket, I gathered some information from the PBS website.
There, the learning goals were listed. It also provides their own educational philosophy. After
February 12, 2016
MIT psychologist conducted an experiment, in which participants were measured on how
well they remember details about pictures. This experiment not only shines light on the capacity
of short-term memo
To say that psychological problems is just a disease that can be treated is like saying, I have
two arms but I only like one; it sounds absurd. Throughout the ten weeks we have focused on
psychology as a field that incorporates biolo
Based on our discussion of Plato's Apology.
1. Which of the following IS NOT one of the accusations made against Socrates?
a) Socrates makes the weaker argument seem like the str
MIDTERM OUTLINE: PSYCHOLOGY 105
A. Definition of psychology: The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
1. Wilhelm Wundt: First psychology lab used introspection from a
structuralist perspective in 1879.
PSY 105 | SQ 2014-2015
STUDY GUIDE EXAM 2 (MODS 21-32) | DR. TORRES
PSY 105 Introductory Psychology I
Exam 2 Study Guide
The present study guide was developed in order to help students prepare for Exam 1. Students are not required to use
the study guide
Journal Entry #13
In WBSN chapters 5-14 Gabor continues to talk about how different influences on
the body can cause different disease to come about in ones body. There is a continuation
on how major diseases are not just communicated from one person to a