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what is the main advantage of laboratory observation

what is the main advantage of laboratory observation


School: Rutgers University
Department: Engineering
Course: General Psychology
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: Psychology, action, potential, Psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, neuropsychology, research, and Strategies
Cost: 50
Name: Midterm 1 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers everything that will come in the first midterm exam. It leaves no room of terror and is assured to get you that A+! To answer these questions using notes or the textbook may help, but if you can answer these questions you should be good to go!
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Who is Edward Titchener and what was his contribution to psychology?

Who is Wilhelm Wundt and what was his contribution to psychology?

What are the 4 goals psychologists like to meet?

EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1 1. What is psychology? a. What are the 4 goals psychologists like to meet? b. Name who founded each perspective c. Explain them 2. Name the 6 modern psychological perspectives       3.  a. Who is Wilhelm Wundt and what was his contribution to  psycWe also discuss several other topics like cellulose homopolymer or heteropolymer
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hology?  b. Who is Edward Titchener and what was his contribution to  psychology? c. Who is William James and what was his contribution to  psychology? 4. What are the 5 steps in the scientific method? 5. a. What is naturalistic observation? b. What is observer effect? c. What is participation observation? d. What is observer bias? How can it be avoided? e. What are the disadvantages of naturalistic observation? 6. a. What is laboratory observation?  b. What is the main advantage of this?      7. What is a case study?           a. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this observation?       8. What is a survey?            a. What is a representative sample?            b. What are the advantages and disadvantages?       9.  What is a correlation?            a. Explain correlation and how it is interpreted.        b. What does the correlation coefficient representation?EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE       c. How are scatterplots interpreted?       d. Does correlation indicate causation? 10.  a. Explain an experiment        b. What is operational definition?        c. What is selection?        d. What is operational definition?        e. What is IV? What is DV?        f. What are confounding variables?        g. What is a control group? What is the best way to ensure control?        h. What are some experimental hazards?        i. How are blind studies avoided? 11. What are the measures of central tendency? How do you find them? 12. What are the measures of variation? 13. What is statistical significance? Chapter 2 1. What is the nervous system? 2. What is neuroscience? 3. What is the central nervous system? 4. What is the peripheral nervous system? 5. What are neurons? 6. What are the functions of the parts of the neurons? a. The soma b. The axon c. The dendrite d. The axon terminal e. The myelin sheath 7. What are glial cells? 8. What is the myelin sheath? a. Which cells make the myelin sheath?EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE b. What can the myelin sheath for the PNS do? c. How do myelin sheaths help movement of electrical impulses? 9. What is action potential? a. How is it obtained? b. What is threshold? c. What is all­or­none response? 10. What are neurotransmitters? a. What are some neurotransmitters and their uses? b. What happens from a shortage of these neurotransmitters? c. What are agonists and antagonists? d.  What are inhibitory and excitatory synapses? 11.What are the types of neurons? What are the functions of each? 12. What is neuroplasticity? 13.What is the somatic nervous system? 14.What is the autonomic nervous system? a. What is the sympathetic division? b. Explain the effects it has. c. What is the parasympathetic division? d. Explain the effects it has. 15. What is a hormone? 16.What is the pituitary gland? 17. Name 5 glands and their uses 18.What is special about the adrenal gland? 19. Explain the lesion method 20. What are the four ways of mapping brain structure? a. Explain them b. How do they differ? 21.What are the four types of mapping function? a. Explain them   EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE

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