STUDY GUIDE for test 1
STUDY GUIDE for test 1 PSY2012
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This 0 page Study Guide was uploaded by Isabella Morles on Sunday January 10, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSY2012 at University of Florida taught by Professor Kimberly Smith in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 153 views. For similar materials see General Psychology in Psychlogy at University of Florida.
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CH 13 Test Study Guide 11Explain why psychology is more than just common sense pg 5 12Explain the importance of science as a set of safeguards against biases pg 5 13Describe psychological pseudoscience and distinguish it from psychological science pg 12 14ldentify reasons we are drawn to pseudoscience pg 12 15ldentify the key features of scienti c skepticism pg 21 16ldentify and explain the text39s six principles of scienti c thinking pg 21 17ldentify the major theoretical frameworks of psychology 99 27 18Describe different types of psychologists and identify what each of them does pg 27 19Describe the two great debates that have shaped the eld of psychology pg 27 110Describe how psychological research affects our daily lives pg 27 21Identify two modes of thinking and their application to scienti c reasoningpg 45 22Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using naturalistic observation case studies selfreport measures and surveyspg 48 23Describe the role of correlational designs and distinguish correlation from causationpg 48 24ldentify the components of an experiment the potential pitfalls that can lead to faulty conclusions and how psychologists control for these pitfallspg 48 25Explain the ethical obligations of researchers toward their research participantspg 67 26Describe both sides of the debate on the use of animals as research subjectspg 67 27ldentify uses of various measures of central tendency and variabilitypg 70 28Explain how inferential statistics can help us to determine whether we can generalize from our sample to the full populationpg 70 295how how statistics can be misused for purposes of persuasionpg 70 210ldentify aws in research designs and how to correct thempg 75 211ldentify skills for evaluating psychological claims in the popular mediapg 75 31Distinguish the parts of neurons and what they dopg 85 32Describe electrical responses of neurons and what makes them possiblepg 85 33Explain how neurons use neurotransmitters to communicate with each otherpg 85 34Describe how the brain changes as a result of development learning and injurypg 85 35ldentify what roles different parts of the central nervous system play in behaviorpg 93 36Clarify how the somatic and autonomic nervous systems work in emergency and everyday situationspg 93 37Describe what hormones are and how they affect behaviorpg 104 38ldentify different brainstimulating recording and imaging techniquespg 107 39Evaluate results demonstrating the brain39s localization of functionpg 107 310Describe genes and how they in uence psychological traitspg 114 311Explain the concept of heritability and the misconceptions surrounding itpg 114 EXTRA NOTES de nitions mostly below as pics Study tips Study the ashcards and do the practice tests on mypsychlab they are helpful read all her powerpoints and the chapter notes
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