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UCR - PSY 002 - psych midterm study guide 002 - Study Guide

School: University of California Riverside
Department: Psychology
Course: Psychology 002
Professor: Tom Sy
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: Psychology
Name: psych midterm study guide 002
Description: Notes for midterm
Uploaded: 10/07/2018
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background image  Exam 1 Study Guides Psychology­ the scientific study of mind and behavior Developmental psychology­ changes in behavior from birth to death
Personality Psychology ­ looks at peoples behavior over certain about of time and what different 
traits we have from another
Cognitive psychology­Emphasis on higher mental processes: Cognitions, thoughts and 
relationship to experiences and behaviors
Forensic psychology­ more toward question of the justice system
Biological psychology­Specializes in the biological bases of behavior 
Health psychology­ focus on how health is changed or affected by interaction of biological, 
psychological, and sociological elements
Sociological  psychology­studies how people are affected by others
Cross­cultural psychology­ focus on same and differences in psychological furcating across 
cultures and ethnic groups
Clinical psychology­investigates diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders
Industrial Organizational psychology­applies psychological theories, principles, and research 
findings in the workplace
Sport and Exercise Psychology­Focuses on psychological aspects of sport performance, 
including motivation and performance anxiety, and the effects of sport on mental and emotional 
wellbeing
Clinical neuropsychology­Focuses on relationships between biological factors and psychological
disorders
Behavioral genetics­Focuses on how we might inherit genes and how the environment influences
whether we will display traits.
Evolutionary psychology­Examines influence of our genetic heritage and our behavior
Archival research­Use of existing data in order to test a hypothesis
Naturalistic observation­Observation of naturally occurring behavior without intervention
Survey research­A sample of people are asked a series of questions about their behavior, 
thoughts, and attitudes in order to represent a larger population
background image Case study­An in­depth, intensive investigation of an individual or small group of  peopleInstincts­ Inborn patterns of behavior that are biology determined rather than learned
Drive­ motivation tension and ready to stratify and fill a task/need
Primary drive ­ basic drives to the biological beed of the body. Example eat food and drink water
Secondary drives­ things that are learned and by experience
Drive reduction­we have homeostasis point example… I’m full I’m stopping now is homeostasis point. Arousal approach­ seek to explain behavior in which the goal is to maintain or increase 
excitement. Ex­ amusement park                          
Incentive approaches
suggest that motivation stems from the desire to obtain valued external goals or incentives   
 Cognitive approach
suggest motivation is a product/outcome of peoples thoughts, ,and goals
Instructions motivation­motivated for self fulling enjoyment/pleasure
Extrinsic motivation­ outside motivation  ex money, impress someone
Over justification­ already have instructed motivation and give extrinsic motion can decrease 
interest
Mallows hierarchy ­ suggest why people do what they do . 5 categories  needs must be 
satisfying. Lower level needs first before higher levels. Psychology need ex food, water, and sex.
safety needs ex need for safe and secure environment. love and belongings need to obtain love 
and affection, esteem the need to develop sense of self worth, and self acclamation a state of self 
fulfillment.
Emotion provide purpose gets us ready for action
Happing our future behavior helping us interact more effectively with others other 
70 percent of our communication is body language                                                                         
Determine the rage of emotions
basic emotions ­ happiness, anger, fear, sadness disgust

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School: University of California Riverside
Department: Psychology
Course: Psychology 002
Professor: Tom Sy
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: Psychology
Name: psych midterm study guide 002
Description: Notes for midterm
Uploaded: 10/07/2018
3 Pages 282 Views 225 Unlocks
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