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PSYCHOLOGY 100S Study Guide

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PSYCHOLOGY 100S Study Guide PSYX 100S - 06

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This study guide covers material that was discussed in class and in the book to prepare for the upcoming exam. Good luck and Happy Studying!!
Intro to Psychology
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Intro to Psychology, Psychology, Exam 1
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Meaghan Raw on Tuesday September 20, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYX 100S - 06 at University of Montana taught by Jacob Bloch in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 108 views. For similar materials see Intro to Psychology in Psychology And Social Behavior at University of Montana.

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Date Created: 09/20/16
PSYCHOLOGY 100S STUDY GUIDE TEST ONE: Question: For what is Wilhelm Wundt primarily known? G. Stanley Hall is noteworthy in the history of psychology because? What would William James criticize for examining a movie frame by frame instead of seeing the motion? Which approach might describe Henry's unconscious way of not wanting his mother to visit? Fred says that he can turn a reasonably healthy tennis player into a international player. Who is he echoing the  thoughts of? What would Skinner's followers agree with? Which approach has the most optimistic view of human nature? What is not an important interest of the positive psychology movement? The study of the endocrine system and genetic mechanisms would be studied by what psychologist? What does the fact that psychologists can’t agree about the nature and development of personality demonstrate? A multifactorial causation approach to behavior suggests what? A tentative prediction about the relationship between two variables is? What must researchers do to describe their actions? When a psychologist is monitoring children, recording helping behavior, what method are they using? What is an advantage of descriptive/correlational research? What number would indicate the highest correlation coefficient relationship number? When a psychologist is saying that their results are statistically significant they mean what? Sampling bias exists when? The problem of experimenter bias can be avoided by what? Anecdotal evidence is what?  What is the event called when a neural impulse is initiated when a neuron's charge becomes less negative/positive? Neurons convey information about the strength of stimuli by varying what? Alteration of activity at dopamine synapses have shown what? The neural impulses must pass through what to get to the visual cortex? What lobe is to hearing as the occipital lobe is to vision? Hormones are to the endocrine system as what are to the nervous system? Answer: The establishment of the first formal laboratory for research in psychology Established the first American research lab in psychology/launched the first American psychology journal/was the driving force  Behind the APA Structuralism Psychoanalytical John B. Watson Free will is an illusion Humanism Positive symptoms in mental disorders Physiolgical psychologist That there are many ways of looking at the same phenomenon Most behavior is governed by a complex network of interrelated factors A hypothesis Provide operational definitions of their variables Naturalistic observation It permits researchers to study variables that would be impossible to manipulate ­0.97 Are unlikely due to the fluctuations of chance The sample is not representative of the population Using a research strategy in which neither subjects nor experimenter know which participants are in the experimental and control  groups Concrete, vivid, memorable/influential to people/fundamentally flawed and unreliable An action potential The rate at which they fire action potentials Increase in schizophrenia Thalamus Temporal Neurotransmitters


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