PSYCH 101, EXAM 3
PSYCH 101, EXAM 3 PSYCH 101
Cal State Fullerton
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Psych 101 Exam 3 1. Frontal lobe= awareness 2. If you need to be flexible in your thinking, such as applying expectations to rules, you should be in controlled processing 3. Automatic processing is faster than controlled processing 4. Our basic tendency is to be in automatic processing whenever possible 5. Research reveals that the most common theme of daydreams are failure/ success experiences 6. As we get older, our daydreams tend to become less negative 7. Hypothalamus controls circadian rhythms 8. It takes about 90 minutes to go from sleep stage 1-‐4 and back to stage 1 9. Alpha waves: if you are awake and relaxed (in a state of automatic processing) an EEG of your brain would reveal this pattern 10.Hypnagogic state: drowsy state of awareness between being asleep & awake 11.Know the different stages of sleep. a. Ex: stage 1: the lightest sleep b. Ex: stage 4: i. exhibit all delta waves , ii. most likely to occur only in the first half of our sleep period iii. nightmares 12.REM sleep INCREASES as we sleep throughout the night 13. Older you get= need LESS overall sleep 14.According to Freud, the real meaning of dream= random stimulation of brain cells 15. Those who experience narcolepsy suffer from dyssomnia 16.parasomnia= abnormal disturbances of sleep 17.agonist drug= enhances effects of a neurotransmitter 18.decreased sensitivity to drugs because of repeated use: tolerance 19.drugs (like marijuana) that produce euphoria and perceptual distortions: hallucinogens 20.textbook says the most common dream theme for students= being chased 21.the age of viability= point you have an even better chance of surviving outside the womb if born prematurely 22. proximodistal means that prenatal development will follow the patter: from the center of your body out to your fingers 23.sequence of development: zygote—embryo—fetus 24.according to Piaget a. assimilation = when we fit new info into existing mental categories b. object permanence occur in the sensorimotor stage 25.attachment= mot strongly influenced by contact comfort 26.most children show the securely attached level of attachment to their mother 27. ambivalent-‐ strong opposite emotions 28.adolescence: less parental influence, more peer influence 29. males who experience puberty early will experience the MOST social benefit 30.according to Kohlber, at the preconventional state, we determine what is moral by seeing how an act affects individuals 31.know Erickson’s early stages of social development a. ex: industry vs inferiority – compare self to peers 32.Know Erickson;s psychosocial theory of development a. Ex: generativity vs stagnation-‐ individual makes a contribution to the world 33. As we age: a. Crystallized intelligent basically stays the same b. Less fluid 34.Disengagement theory of aging a. Ex: believing successful aging involves a natural, slow graceful withdrawal from many life roles
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