PSY 101 Ch 9 Notes
Actor-Observer Bias The tendency to attribute other peoples behavior to internal causes while
attributing our own behavior (especially errors & failures) to external causes.
Attitude A predisposition toward a particular cognitive, emoti
PSY 101 Ch 19 test prep
Loris bridesmaid like the pink backless dress but she doesnt. Although no one
actually asks her to concede she decided to go along with the crowd and chooses that
dress. Lori has exhibited
Ambiguous social situations f
PSY 101 Ch 16 test prep
Vivian is distressed because she has lost custody of her children due to drug problems. As
she puts her heart to her pastor, he responds to her by saying everyone makes mistakes. It
doesnt define you. You are a terrific person with
PSY 101 Ch 14 test prep
The following is a conversation going on in someones head: X is the_, Y is the_, and Z is
Id; ego; superego.
Tom finds his wife stupid and sexually unattractive but doesnt tell her about these feelings.
Instead he criticizes
PSY 101 Ch 2 test prep
Which of the following distinguishes neurons from other cells? axons and dendrites
Says one neuron to the next I havent been able to_ at all lately, and I hate when I cant send my
action potentials be depolarized
Myelin serves what
PSY 101 Ch 1 test prep
Psychology is the study of
behaviors and mental processes.
Understanding the factors that promote well-being in people would likely be a topic in
William James interest in how images, sensations, memories, and ot
PSY 101 Ch 3 test prep
Nis is an educational psychologist at a conference and meeting new colleagues. Someone asks her to
say a little about herself. If Nia is from a collectivist culture, she will most likely say
family sacrificed a lot for me to get
PSY 101 Ch 17 test prep
_is study of mental processes associated with ways people perceive & react to other
individuals/groups. Social cognition
Belief that you are getting less than you deserve in terms of recognition, status, money, & so one is
PSY 101 Ch 10 test prep
Which of the following tests was first to have verbal and performance subscales? Wechslers
Adult Intelligence Scale III
An average man has taken a modern intelligence test. His IQ score is most likely 100
Today, IQ scores are relat
PSY 101 Ch 8 test prep
A doctor connects the patients symptoms to what he has learned from his schooling. When engaging
the dr. engages in that connective thinking, he is in the_ circle of thought.
Ally has to grab any jars with crooked lids or
PSY 101 Ch 7 test prep
Steven is not familiar with names so he remembers them as Kris, Peet, Savers, and Davis he used
_ encoding. Acoustic
Memory for how to perform a physical action is called_ memory.
Which is an example of an episodic memory
PSY 101 Ch 6 test prep
Ben is undergoing an experimental treatment that electrically stimulates the hair cells in the organ of
Corti. According to the specific energy doctrine
ben will hear sounds
For the auditory sense, the physical dimension of wave amp
PSY 101 Ch 13 test prep
Which of the following is true of stress management? Sometimes consistent daily hassles
causes severe stress reactions.
Which of the following would not be considered a stressor?
All of these are stressors.
The fight-flight reactio
PSY 101 Ch 15 test prep
Abe is a psychotherapist. One of his patients, Heidi, complains of being very shy and lovely
and says he has a very tense need to touch repeatedly all four walls of any room she has
never been in before. Abe tells Heidi that she le
PSY 101 Ch 18 test prep
People sometimes behave with fewer inhibitions when they are in a group than whey they
are alone. This phenomenon is called
Everyone felt uncomfortable when Allu kept smiling during the funeral. Her smile
Legal Environment of Business
An Introduction to the Fundamentals of
Dynamic Business Law
What is the Law?
Law consists of enforceable rules governing relationships
among individuals and between individuals of their society.
What is the Law?
PSY 101 Ch 8 Notes
Algorithm systematic procedure that cannot fail to produce a correct solution to a problem, if a solution
Anchoring Heuristic A mental shortcut that involves basing judgments on existing info.
Artificial Intelligence (Ai) The fi
PSY 101 Chapter 2 notes
Behavioral Genetics The study of how genes and environments work together to shape behavior.
Biased Sample A group of research participants selected from a population each of whose members did not have an equal chance
of being chos
PSY 101 Ch 4 test prep
Pressure, tension are very uncomfortable from corrective braces but braces are barely noticeable.
Why? Because the pressure is constant, his neural receptors have adapted
Which is not necessary for sound?
PSY 101 Ch 6 Notes
Avoidance Conditioning A type of learning in which an organism responds to a signal in a way
that prevents exposure to an aversive stimulus.
Classical Conditioning A procedure in which a neutral stimulus is repeatedly paired with a
PSY 101 Ch 7 Notes
Acoustic Encoding The mental representation of info as a sequence of sounds. Anterograde
Amnesia A loss of memory for any event that occurs after a brain injury.
Brown-Peterson Procedure A method for determining how long unrehearsed inf
PSY 101 Ch 4 Notes
Accessory Structures- Structures, such as the lens of the eye, that modify a stimulus.
Accommodation Ability of lens to change shape and bend light rays so that objects are in focus.
Acuity Visual clarity, which is greatest in the fovea
PSY 101 Chapter 1 Notes
Behavioral Approach An approach to psychology emphasizing that human behavior is determined
mainly by what a person has learned, especially from rewards and punishments.
Biological Approach An approach to psychology in which behavi
PSY 101 Chapter 3 Notes
Acetylcholine A neurotransmitter used by neurons in the peripheral and central nervous systems in the control of functions ranging from muscle contraction
and heart rate to digestion and memory.
Action Potential Abrupt wave of elec
PSY 101 Ch 12 test prep
When Harley received a letter from her fianc with bad news she experience fight-flight
reaction. This means Harleys. sympathetic nervous system was activated.
Janet and Joan are experiencing identical patterns of psychological arou
PSY 101 Ch 11 test prep
On American Idol, Melinda continuously wows the judges with great musical
performances that tell a story. According to the triarchic theory of intelligence, Melinda
probably has high_ intelligence.
Lee Ann is about to tak
PSY 101 Ch 9 test prep
Kelly believes that consciousness is separate from the mine, whereas June believes that consciousness
& mind are same. Kelly believes in_ & June believes in_.
B/C blood sugar level is at _level of consciousness,