Psychology 100 FINAL EXAM REVIEW
Psychology 100 FINAL EXAM REVIEW PSY 100
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Date Created: 01/25/16
PSY I00 FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET Wednesday December l6 20l5 lpm MEMORIAL HALL InstructionsGeneral Comments 1 The Final Exam is optional It can only help your grade If you are just short of points for the next cutoff we strongly advise you to take it 2 The scheduled date and time are shown above 3 No latecomers will be admitted regardless of the reason ie after 1pm you will not be permitted to take the final and this also includes makeup exams We adhere strictly to this policy Please arrive early and line up at the back of the auditorium Everyone will be seated from the rear and we will start at 100pm SHARP 4 Check Canvasemail for any lastminute updates or to have questions answered You can email your TAs and I will also be answering questions on the psleOukgmailcom account 5 Please don t send questions about grades to anything other than the gmail account 6 Questions will be drawn from the entire semester but there will be no questions from prior exams specifically There will be 50 MC questions and aside from the Final being cumulative the exam will be very similar in structure to Exams 1 2 and 3 7 If you felt lost at all during the semester please talk with me or the TAs Email us andor visit office hours Study with a classmate or two Use the Discussion Board on Canvas to set up study groups 8 Bring number 2 pencils to the exam and know your student ID number Review points Psychology its definition why is it a science Current perspectives and subfields in psychology Historical landmarks in psychology associated with famous names Theories vs hypotheses example Types of research designs steps of the scientific method used in psychology Experimental vs treatment group Ethical guidelines for research Parts of the neuron Divisions of the nervous system Major parts of the brain areas within the cortex Functions of neurotransmitters Cones vs rods in the retina Major parts of the auditory system Weber s Law Gestalt laws of perceptual organization Types of perceptual illusions which of our senses is most susceptible Basic tastes eg sweet salty etc Monocular vs binocular cues of depth perception Sensory adaptation Major categories of psychotropic drugs eg depressants hallucinogens Consciousness sleep why important and dreams REM hypnosis meditation Operant vs classical conditioning know people involved and terms concepts Types of reinforcers primary secondary Stages of memory and major types of memory processes eg sensory working longterm Levelsofprocessing theory and other theories of remembering forgetting Size of working memory in terms of number of items it can retain memory strategies Divisions in longterm memory Problemsolving and errors in cognition eg hindsight bias overconfidence selective inattention What is embodied cognition and some examples Types of heuristics and other problemsolving strategies Major components of language including paralinguistics basics of language development Definition of drive including primary secondary and homeostasis Theories of motivation terms associated with Theories of emotion major theories Universal emotions facial expressions facial feedback hypothesis Basics of intelligence including theories know people and terms and intelligence testing Gender identity and gender role behavior sexual orientation and human sexuality Gender stereotypes gender conformity stereotype threat sexism harassment Stages of prenatal development Bonding between young child and caregivers Major milestones in physical cognitive socialemotional development Theories of development eg Piaget Vygotsky Erickson Kohlberg what are best determinants of later outcomes for children Main types of genetic disease that cause intellectual disability vs teratogens Theories of maturation and aging effects of quotnaturequot vs nurture Freudian theories parts of personality psychosexual development defense mechanisms dreams free association psychoanalysis Humanistic psychology who is involved major ideas Main types of personality tests The Big Five theory of personality as an empirically derived theory Type A behavior pattern Selye s GAS effects of stress stress management types of coping emotion vs problemfocused Definitions of quotabnormalityquot Main types of psychological disorders and their symptoms how are they diagnosed Theoretical perspectives in and models of psychotherapy used today Underlying model of DSMS and its criticisms Conformity obedience and compliance distinctions among them power of the situation Definition of aggression Cognitive dissonance definition Types of group influences on behavior deindividuation loafing facilitation techniques of persuasion Situational vs dispositional attributions of behavior Prejudice stereotyping discrimination how to reduce these Romantic relationships attraction prosocial behavior avoiding the bystander effect and diffusion of responsibility
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