PSYC 110 EXAM #1 STUDY GUIDE
1. The definition of psychology has evolved over the past 130 years to
the purpose of behavior and mental experiences
2. The branch of psychology that studies the relationship between
behavior and bodily
PSYC 110 EXAM #2 STUDY GUIDE
1. The law of effect states that rewarded behavior is likely to recur; it was
first enunciated by this psychologist. Edward L. Thorndike
2. Marlee was raped at gunpoint in a parking garage. Her attacker was we
Different cognitive strategies are used when making decisions, depending on the type and
number of options available to us.
o Make a decision by focusing on only one feature
o Systematically e
Personality: An individuals characteristic patterns of thoughts,
feelings and behaviors (persisting over time and across situations)
Associate and Cognitive Learning
(A) Classical Conditioning: learning to link two stimuli in a way
that helps us anticipate an event to which we have a reaction
(A) Operant Conditioning: changing behavior choices in response
CHP 1: Thinking Critically with Psychological
From Speculation to Science: The Birth of Modern Psychology
Aristotle had ideas about how the body and mind work
His method: making guesses
Wilhelm Wundt added two key elements to help make psychology
Psyc 201 Exam 4 study guide
(psychological disorders & social psychology modules)
What are the 3 criteria that define abnormal behavior?
What is insanity? What is it not?
What is the DSM-5 and why do mental health professionals us
Mid-term Exam Chapters 6 12
Behaviorists define learning differently than cognitive psychologists do. Describe that
When cognitive psychologists talk about the process of putting things in memory, they
Chapter One Thinking Critically w/ Psychological Science
Psychology focuses on the individual, mind, & behavior.
FROM SPECULATION TO SCIENCE : THE BIRTH OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY .
Aristotle had ideas about how the body & mind work.
His method; m
Learning to link two stimuli in a way that helps us anticipate an event to which we
have a reaction.
Acquiring new behaviors and information through observation and information,
An individuals characteristic patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. (persisting
over time and across situations)
Theories of Personality
1. Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Theories
These theories of human perso
Psychology Final Qs.
Nutrients and oxygen are transferred from a mother to her developing fetus through the:
By a week after birth, infants are able to distinguish between their mothers' and strangers':
o Body odors.
A brother just found out t