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Study Guide #1 PSYC 1560 - 07
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General Psychology Study Guide Exam 1 September 8th Chapter 1 1 What is psychology 2 Who is the quotfather of psychologyquot Why is he considered as such 3 What is introspection and what are the downsides of introspection 4 What are the major ideas of a Structuralism b Functionalism c Gestalt Psychology 5 Who are the founders or signi cant psychologists of a Structuralism b Functionalism c Gestalt Psychology 6 Explain why nonwhites minorities and women were often under appreciated or altogether not mentioned in the history of psychology 7 What are the major ideas and key issues of a Neuroscience b Psychodynamics c Cognitive Psychology d Humanistic Psychology e Behavioral Psychology 8 De ne a hypothesis in your own words 9 What is an operational de nition and what is the purpose of an operational de nition 10What are the purposes of the following research methods a Descriptive b Archival c Naturalistic Observation d Survey e Case Study f Correlational g Experimental 11What is a correlation coef cient 12Possible correlations range from to 13What correlation indicates no relationship between variables 14Circle A negative correlation indicates that as one variable goes updown the other goes updown 15A positive correlation indicates that the variables do what 16What is the difference between a treatment and a control group 17What is a placebo and why is it used Who gets the placebo in a study 18What is an independent variable 19What is a dependent variable 20lf a researcher gives a vitamin to test subjects that is expected to extend a person s lifeexpectancy a What is the independent variable b What is the dependent variable 21What are the ethical guidelines of research Chapter 2 1 What is behavioral neuroscience 2 How does this interpret behavior 3 What is a neuron and what is a neuron s major function 4 Label the parts of a neuron 5 What are the functions of the a Axon b Dendrites c Cell BodyNucleus d Myelin Sheath e Terminal Buttons 6 How and where do neurons communicate a Chemically b Electrically 7 What are the differences between the central and peripheral nervous systems 8 What is each system responsible for 9 What is the purpose of the central core quotold brainquot 10What are the major structures of the quotold brainquot 11De ne the limbic system in your own words Explain the amygdala and hippocampus s functions 12Why is it sometimes called the animal brain 13What are the major divisions of the cerebral cortex Give a brief description ofeach a b 14De ne neuroplasticity Why is it necessary 15 What does the corpus collosum do
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