Exam 1 Study Guide
Exam 1 Study Guide PSY 1013
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Test 1 Study Guide Key Terms Psychology Hypothesis Empiricism Determinism Zeitgeist Materialism Structuralism Functionalism Gestalt Psychology Research Psychologists Applied Psychology School Psychology Health Psychology I/O Psychology Human Factor Psychology Genes Chromosomes Behavioral Genetics Heredity Monozygotic Twins Dizygotic Twins Behavioral Genomics Epigenetics Evolution Natural Selection Evolutionary Psychology Neurons Dendrites Neurotransmitters Synapses Glial Cells Resting Potential Action Potential Synaptic Cleft Reuptake Agonists Antagonists Hormones Pituitary Glands Hypothalamus PNS Somatic System Autonomic System CNS Pons Medulla Cerebellum Hindbrain Midbrain Spinal Cord Basal Ganglia Hippocampus Limbic Cortex Amygdala Frontal Lobe Parietal Lobe Occipital Lobe Temporal Lobe Neuroplasticity The Electroencephlogram Functional MRI Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Sensation Perception Transduction Sensory Adaptation Psychophysics The absolute threshold The difference threshold Signal Detection Theory TopDown Processing BottomUp Processing Selective Attention Divided Attention Inattentional Blindness Light The Sclera The Cornea The Pupil The Iris The Lens The Retina Cones The Favea Rods The Optic Nerve Blind Spot Optic Chiasm The Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Visual Cortex Ventral Stream Dorsal Stream Perceptual Constancy Binocular Depth Cues Convergence Retinal Disparity Monocular Depth Cues Accommodation Motion Parallax Pictorial Cues Trichromatic Theory Opponent Process Theory Sound Localization Inferior Colliculus Sound Shadow Place Theory of Hearing Frequency Theory Volley Principle Primary Auditory Cortex Touch Receptors Haptics Kinesthesis Nociception Nociceptors GateControl Theory The Gustatory System The Olfactory System The Olfactory Epithelium Conduction Hearing Loss Sensorineural Hearing Loss Key Concepts Can a Theory be falsified? Are theories equally plausible? What are the parts of the biopsychological model? What are the social sciences? What does Humanistic Psychology focus on? Does the inheritance of one or more genes guarantee the development of a trait or behavior? Does a single gene determine behavior? What contains the nucleus? What makes myelin? What results from myelin insulating axons? What do drugs do to nerve cells? Does the brain grow and develop throughout the lifespan? Can the brain repair itself? What factors might promote or hinder neuroplasticity? What are the limitations of the study of stimulus Gestalt Principles of Perception What does multitasking impair? Hue, Intensity, Saturation Know the structure of the eye What is our experience of color based on? Are both color perception theories correct? Know the parts of the ear Know where the auditory canal is Know the order of how sounds are interpreted How does the inferior colliculus estimate the direction of the source? Pitch Perception What are the 3 types of stimulation? Where do the receptors for kinesis reside? What do these receptors do? What perceives pain? What are two types of nerve fibers? What are the nerves in the spinal cord? Phantom Limb Sensations What are the five tastes? Does smell work with taste to give the experience flavor? What does cilla do? What causes permanent hearing loss? Can the elderly benefit from cochlear implants? Do many people who are deaf want cochlear implants? Key People Gustav Fechner Charles Darwin Wilhelm Wundt Ivan Pavlov John B. Watson B.F. Skinner Carl Rogers Abraham Maslow Norman Triplett Kurt Lewin
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