Study Guide 1 for Exam 1
Study Guide 1 for Exam 1 PSYC 101
South Dakota State University
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Samantha Colvin on Monday September 26, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 101 at South Dakota State University taught by Bisi Atoba in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 8 views. For similar materials see General Psychology in Psychology at South Dakota State University.
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Tentative Exam 1 Review Concepts Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology Psychology Why is psychology a science Goals of psychological science Sigmund Freud’s contribution Wilhelm Wundt’s contribution William James’ contribution Gestalt school Structuralism Behaviorism Psychoanalytic theory Humanism I/O psychology Chapter 2: Psychological Research Correlation coefficient Causality; cause-and-effect Objectivity as a science characteristic Theory Placebo Independent and dependent variables Operational definition Random sampling Naturalistic observation Survey Chapter 3: Biopsychology Neurons and its structure Neurotransmitter vs. Hormones Serotonin Agonist vs. Antagonist Medulla Broca’s area in the frontal lobe Visual cortex in the occipital lobe Thalamus and the sense of smell Hippocampus Sympathetic and parasympathetic NS Pituitary gland (Oxytocin) Chapter 10: Emotion and Motivation Maslow's hierarchy of needs Direction, intensity, persistence Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation Arousal theory Yerkes-Dodson law Hypothalamus and hunger Mood vs. emotion Cannon-Bard theory James-Lange theory Note: Ensure you are familiar with ALL concepts mentioned in the classroom but not listed in the PPT slide or the textbook.
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