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School: Georgia State University
Department: Psychology
Course: Careers in Psychology
Professor: Garfin
Term: Spring 2016
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Name: Psych 2030 Quiz 3 Study Guide
Description: THIS STUDY GUIDE IS INCOMPLETE. I WILL RELEASE THE OTHER PARTS ONCE PROFESSOR RELEASES IT.
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background image PSYC 2030 Study guide for Quiz 3 Use this guide to structure your studying, but please note that this guide is 
not exhaustive.
All lectures, guest lectures, and readings are fair game for quizzes. GUEST LECTURES Guest lecture: Sara Bowman You should be familiar with the variety of names that Engineering 
Psychology can be called (e.g., Applied experimental psych, human 
factors).
What occurrence marked the “birth” of engineering psychology? The
emergence of WWI when new weapons were being designed. 
Dr. Bowman offered several illustrations of bad design; what did all 
of these illustrations have in common? 
The creators tried to fit the 
human to the machine, when it should have been the other way around. 
What did her examples of good design have in common? The creators 
understood human capabilities and limitations and designed the machines to
fit the humans. 
What is the focus of Dr. Bowman’s own research in engineering 
psychology? 
Understanding aging, cognition, and attention. 
What are the educational options in engineering psych? What are 
the three main areas for employment opportunities for those who 
have earned a degree in engineering psych? 
Industry (FB, Google, 
Medtronic), Academia (university labs), Government (FAA, U.S. Department 
of Transportation, NASA). 
Guest lecture: Peer Advisors—Naimah & Nawaal Nawaal talked about how to manage indecisiveness. What sorts of 
problems do indecisiveness cause? Be familiar with the strategies 
background image she suggested for dealing with indecisiveness. Missing out on 
opportunities, contemplating too much and not taking any action. 
What tips did Naimah offer for managing a work-life balance during 
undergrad? 
Know your limits, manage your time well, say no, moderate 
electronics, eliminate pointless commitments, social network, health and 
wellness. 
Guest lecture: Sharon Wong What major event precipitated Sharon Wong’s interest in public 
health? Why did she choose it as a field of study?
Sharon’s work at the CDC used to be focused on helping grantees 
develop quality programming in what area?
What are the three general categories of employees at CDC? Which 
has the best benefits/security? It is easiest to be hired as which type
of employee?
What is a way that Sharon recommended getting experience at the 
CDC?
Guest lecture: Tracy Hipp What did Dr. Hipp’s educational background look like (i.e., did she 
pursue psychology from the start and follow it straight through)?
Be familiar with the reasons that most first-generation college 
students do not graduate on time.
Dr. Hipp came to GSU intent on studying what? What does it mean to say that Community Psychology focuses 
on contextualism?
According to Dr. Hipp’s presentation, what are the three primary 
goals of program evaluation?
Guest lecture: Jay Trambadia Where does Dr. Trambadia work? Cancer Treatment Centers of America. 

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School: Georgia State University
Department: Psychology
Course: Careers in Psychology
Professor: Garfin
Term: Spring 2016
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Name: Psych 2030 Quiz 3 Study Guide
Description: THIS STUDY GUIDE IS INCOMPLETE. I WILL RELEASE THE OTHER PARTS ONCE PROFESSOR RELEASES IT.
Uploaded: 04/01/2017
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