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Study Guide (Exam 1)

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Study Guide (Exam 1) PSYC 1101

Hunter McElmurray


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Exam 1 study guide for psychology
Introductory Psychology
Dr. Dacian Dolean
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Hunter McElmurray on Friday September 23, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 1101 at East Georgia State College taught by Dr. Dacian Dolean in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views.


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Date Created: 09/23/16
Study Guide: Exam 1 1. What is the process of sensation? 2. What are some examples of sensation? 3. What is the process of perception? 4. What process is it for interconnected? 5. What is the difference between perceptual set and illusion and perceptual set? 6. ____are influenced by cultural factors. 7. What is explained by how the brain works? 8. What are the 4 attention properties? 9. Explain the 4 attention properties? 10. What is subliminal perception? 11. What are parapsychology and the 4 studies? 12. Explain the 4 studies? 13. What is humanistic and an example of it? 14. What is psychodynamic perspective? Example? 15. Dream=___ 16. What is eclectic perspective? 17. What is the behavioral perspective? Example? 18. What is the cognitive model? 19. Is cognitive model external or internal? 20. Why does cognitive model matter? 21. What is the behaviorist model? 22. Is behaviorist model internal or external? 23. What is socio-cultural perspective? 24. What is the survey model? Draw 25. Structuralism? Key concept? 26. How do we do know ourselves scientifically (4 steps)? 27. What is cognitive consonance? 28. Answer Key: 1. The processes by which we receive transform and process the stimuli from the outside world to create sensory experiences. 2. Vision, touch, hearing, taste, smell. 3. The process by which the brain interprets sensory information to form meaningful representations of the external world. 4. Sensation 5. Perceptual set and illusion is the alter the way we perceive the world around us and perceptual set is the tendency for perceptions to be influenced by ones expectations or preconceptions. 6. Visual illusions 7. Visual illusions 8. Selective, sustained, divided, alternating 9. Selective (ignoring distractions, divided (texting and driving), alternation (switching between tasks) 10. Perception of stimuli 11. Telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, telekinesis 12. Telepathy (reads someone’s thoughts of feelings without using the known senses. 13. Clairvoyance (events that are not available to all our senses) Precognition (foretell the future) telekinesis (moving objects without touching them) 14. Free will (human characteristic) they see people are able to make decisions that helps them to be authentic. Example: a guy thinking about life. 15. Unconscious don’t know why they are afraid of something. Example: girl afraid of a spider and doesn’t know why. 16. Wish fulfillment 17. A variety of methods principles used to create a treatment program that caters to patient’s unique needs. 18. Observable and measurable behavior. Example: she doesn’t know why she doesn’t have friends because the way she acts. 19. Can scientifically study 20. Internal behavior 21. Only study observable 22. External behavior 23. How human behavior can change in different social contexts 24. Interview > 1. Strutted 2. Semi structured Questionnaire 25. Structure of the mid by breaking down mental process into their component parts. Key concept: introspection 26. 1.Question, hypothesis, gather data, conclusion 27.State of harmony and internal consistency with ones believes attitudes and knowledge


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