1. Define learning
Learning is the change in behavior or possible change in behavior due from experience.
2. How do classical and operant learning differ?
Classical learning differs from operant learning since classical learning is when you connec
1) What are the five levels of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
The five levels of Maslows hierarchy of needs are Physiological needs, Safety needs, Belongingness
needs, Esteem needs, and self-actualization.
2) What is self-actualization?
1) Briefly discuss the Duplex theory of memory
The duplex theory of memory is the theory that explains how information is transferred from
short term to long term memory by rehearsal.
2) Discuss the levels of processing approach to memory (Craik a
1) Describe abilities that child have in the preoperational stage of development
The ability that children have in the preoperational stage of development is the ability to use and learn
language but at the same time cant comprehend logic.
1) what is the difference between Problem-focused and Emotion-focused ways of dealing with
The difference between problem focused and emotion focused ways of dealing with stress is
that problem focuses on reducing stress by making the pro
1) Describe Heuristics
Heuristics are strategies that suggest or imply possible solutions to a problem but dont
guarantee a correct answer.
2) What is functional fixedness?
Functional fixedness is failing to solve a problem due to fixation on some
1) Describe how circadian rhythms regulate human behavior.
Circadian rhythms regulate human behavior by going through a 24hour cycle that helps initiate
sleep and wake functions, a biological alarm clock.
2) Describe REM sleep.
REM sleep is when t
1.) Briefly describe what Absolute Threshold is.
Absolute Threshold is the minimum stimulation your body can sense.
2.) What is the difference between sensation and perception, or are they the same?
The difference between sensation and perception
1) According to the PowerPoint Lesson, what are the three components of intelligence?
According to the PowerPoint lesson I believe the three components of intelligence are
Componential intelligence which is academic ability, experiential intellige
DA #3 Part 2
1. On a whole, I expected the two groups to be similar, however, the two groups were only
close with the mean of self-esteem.
2. The variance in ages were not as drastic as the IQ in self-esteem between the two
groups. It is no
DA #4: ANOVA Calculation
A one-way ANOVA was conducted with instruction (memory, ideas) as the betweensubjects factor. There was sufficient evidence to conclude that instruction had a differential
effect on remembered scores, F(1,8)=7.2, p
Exam 2 Study Guide
*The terms sex and gender are used interchangeably here and on the exam
*For multiple choice, always choose the best answer
*Highlighted content may be the focus of short answer items
What is a meta-analysis?
A statistical too
Some athletes will be given training in a new imaging procedure that they are to use
just prior to shooting foul shots; they will be compared with other athletes not given
any special training.
A sport psychologist is interested in psychological interventions to improve basketball skills. He assigns
athletes to one of two conditions. One group is given training in a new imaging procedure that they are to use
just prior to shooting foul shots; th
November 7, 2015
Alexa P. Custodio
The theme of my anthology is character and values,
focusing on grades k-2. It is very important for young children to
learn about values, as they can learn about self-este
Sex-Related Comparisons: Observations
Confirmatory hypothesis testingProcess of noticing information that confirms
stereotypes and disregarding information that disconfirms stereotypes.
DeontologyA morality that is based on upholding moral norms
Experimental Design & Analysis
Exam 1 Formulas
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1. What is the proper way to use person-first language?
a. Persons with ASD
b. Child with Autism
2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that one in 50 school aged
children has received a diagnosis that falls within the ca
Assimilation vs. Accommodation
Assimilation- helps students adapt to current or future physical and social environments.
Accommodation- changing the environment to fit the idiosyncratic needs of each individual.
Sex- term used to refer to the biological categories of male and female
Gender- term used to refer to the social categories of male and female
Gender role- expectations that go along with being male or female
Sex-typing- acquisition of sex-appro
Five Basic Canons of Science
Determinism- every event, including human decision and action, is the inevitable and
necessary consequence of antecedent states of affairs.
iii. Illusory Correlation- Perception of a relationship
1. A researcher wishes to examine the claim that adults eat less as they age. The researcher
randomly selects 1,000 names from the Tampa phonebook and calls the homes. The
person answering the phone is then a
Explain how implicit and automatic social perceptions and attitudes, and how explicit and
controlled social perceptions and attitudes are relevant to our understanding of stereotypes.
What are the implications of understanding these two forms of mental pr
Describe Piaget's view of cognitive development and landmark achievements of each stage,
and how the child's way of understanding and reasoning about the world transforms from
infancy through adolescence.
Piagets believes that children are born with the b
Intro to Psychology Exam 1 Study
Dualism- the church ideal that each human consist of two distant but conjoined entities, a
material body and immaterial soul.
o Body is part of the natural world and can be studied.
o The soul is a supern
Name: Alexa Custodio
Research Methods Lab #1
Answer the questions and complete the activities below by typing in the space
provided. When you are done, you will submit the document through Canvas.
1) What is your research question concerning the relations