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What personality should a psychologist have?

What personality should a psychologist have?

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School: University of Southern Mississippi
Department: Psychology
Course: General Psychology
Professor: Professor
Term: Spring 2020
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Cost: 50
Name: Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: This study guide simply lists topics to review, as well as a few scenarios to help you get an idea or better understanding of these topics. Hopefully after this first exam, the study guides will be more detailed as we will know what to expect.
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Study Guide: Ch 1, Ch 2, Scenarios


What personality should a psychologist have?



CH 1

 7 psychological approaches

 William James

 Sigmund Freud

 Aristotle vs Descartes

 Psychiatrist vs Psychologist

 Types of psychologists (ex: health psychologists, cross-cultural psychologists,  personality psychologists, etc)

 Evolution, Natural Selection

 Psychology

o positive psychology

 Critical thinking

 Learning

CH 2

 Steps of the scientific method

 Theory vs hypothesis

 Replicated, reliable, and valid

 Research (correlational, descriptive, experimental, etc)

 Population We also discuss several other topics like What kind of intermolecular forces hold molecules together in the solid and liquid form?

 Laboratory


What are the ethical issues in informed consent?



 Statistics

o Inferential stats vs. Descriptive stats

 Ethical guidelines (informed consent, debriefing, deception, confidentiality) o Animal research

 Media reports, assumptions, inferences

SCENARIOS (Practice Problems) Don't forget about the age old question of Why is reproduction important?

1. What types of research would you use if you were interested in studying  visibility of tattoos on perceptions of competence for work?

a. experimental, case study, and observational.

2. If a researcher is studying how trauma might affect a person’s day-to-day  functioning, which types of research might the designer choose to conduct  this study?

a. experimental, correlational, descriptive

3. Swedish researchers found that women who had experienced divorce or a  family member's illness in their 50s to 60s were more likely to develop  dementia or Alzheimer’s disease in their 70s or 80s. What conclusion can we  draw from this study?


What types of research would you use if you were interested in studying visibility of tattoos on perceptions of competence for work?



We also discuss several other topics like How does the income statement of a merchandising firm differ from that of a manufacturing company?

a. A lady that is between the ages 70 and 80 might develop Alzheimer’s  disease.

4. The media reports that a research study found that students learn better if  they eat chocolate while reading. If your teacher insists that you eat  chocolate, based on this report, what errors is he making? The teacher is:

a. assuming the class is similar to study’s participants, overgeneralizing  results of the report to all students, & not thinking critically about this  media report. Don't forget about the age old question of What lies between the skin and the fascia around muscle and bone?
Don't forget about the age old question of Which states have adopted the international building code?
If you want to learn more check out What is caused by faulty genetic imprinting?

5. A study presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in  Boston and published in the Journal of Fertility and Sterility, suggests that  processed meat intake is linked to poorer semen quality, and fish is linked to  better semen quality. What elements of this story support the possibility that  this research is credible? The research was:

a. published by credible journal, was presented to credible professional  group, & suggests that there is a link b/n food intake and sperm count.

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