Intelligence (Chapter 7)
I. How do you define Intelligence?
Spearmans psychometric approach & g Factor suggests
unitary nature of intelligence.
Gardners theory of multiple intelligence (also see Table 3 on
p.318) You can say a person is smart or intellige
Sensation & Perception (Chapter 3)
sensation(is universal) is the ability to capture or
detect all the stimuli in the environment.
Perception(is not universal but individual, your
brains understanding of the stimuli) is the ability
to understand or decode
Psychological Disorders (Chapter 11)
trepanning: cut holes through peoples heads to let
the evil spirits out.
I. What is Abnormal? anything thats not normal.
A. General criteria
1. Deviance: being outside of cultural norms
2. Maladaptive behavior:
Consciousness: Wakefulness, Sleep, etc. (Chapter 4)
I. Introduction: Some questions to ask
1. Is sleep = not being awake?
not exactly, your brain can be quite active.
2. Can I stay awake & fall asleep at will?
you wish partly involuntary behaviour.
Learning (Chapter 5)
I. Basic Forms of Learning
Classical Conditioning: learning with association between one
piece of stimuli with another piece of stimuli.
Operant (Instrumental) Conditioning:
II. Classical Conditioning
A. UCS, U