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Chapters 1-3 Study Guide for Intro to Psychology

by: Micayla Coco

Chapters 1-3 Study Guide for Intro to Psychology PSYC 2003

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Everything that will probably be on the exam listed in one place
General Psychology
Dr. Jon Oxford
Study Guide
Psychology, Intro to Psychology, psych
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Micayla Coco on Saturday September 17, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 2003 at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus taught by Dr. Jon Oxford in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 47 views.


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Date Created: 09/17/16
Psych Chapters 1-3 Study Guide *Majority of test will cover chapter 3* Be sure to skim though the chapters for what was not lectured on! Highlighted terms in notes are terms Oxford mentioned multiple times in class. Chapter One: Ø What is Psychology and the science of it Ø History of Psych: o Wundt o James o Darwin o Freud Ø Natural and Sexual Selection? Ø Six approaches o Behavioral, Psychodynamic. Humanistic, Cognitive, Sociocultural, Evolutionary Chapter Two: Ø Scientific method Ø Three types of research o Descriptive, correlational, experimental Ø External and internal validity Ø Placebo effect, double-blind experiments Ø Research settings Ø Statistics Ø APA guidelines Ø IRB Chapter Three: Ø Central Nervous System Ø Peripheral Nervous System Ø Cells of the Nervous System o Neuron o Glial Ø Structure of a neuron Ø Action Potential Ø Synapses and Neurotransmitters Ø GABA and Glutamate Ø Phineas Gage Ø Six Neurotransmitters o Glutamate, Norepinephrine, Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin Ø Brain Lesioning Ø EEG, PET, MRI, fMRI Ø Parts of the Brain o Hindbrain, Midbrain, Forebrain, Cerebral Cortex, Prefrontal Cortex o Brain Stem § Pons, Medulla, Cerebellum § Reticular Activating System o Thalamus o Limbic System § Olfactory bulb, hippocampus, amygdala, hypothalamus o Basal Ganglia Ø Resting Membrane Potential Ø Chemical Synapse: Where and What Ø Vocabulary from the book ( @ MicaylaDanielle) Ø Nerve impulse mechanism, polarity Ø All or None Ø Brain Lobes


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