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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by chuqian feng on Monday October 19, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to TPSYCH101 at University of Washington taught by CHAFFEE,LEIGHANN in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 36 views. For similar materials see INTRO PSYCHOLOGY (I&S) in Art at University of Washington.


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Date Created: 10/19/15
TPSYCH 101 Exam 1 Learning Objectives Prologue The Story of Psychology El What is psychology 0 Distinguish structuralism and functionalism 0 De ne psychoanalysis behaviorism humanistic psychology cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience El Contemporary Psychology 0 De ne the naturenurture issue Give an example 0 Describe the biopsychosocial approach Chapter 1 Thinking Critically with Developmental Science El The Need for Psychology 0 Why do we use research rather than intuition What are hindsight bias and overcon dence 0 Describe the scienti c attitude and critical thinking 0 What are the steps of the scienti c method Hypothesis operational def El How do Psychologists answer questions 0 What are the three methods used to observe and describe behavior Describe each of them 0 Describe correlation o What is an experiment Distinguish the dependent and independent variable the experimental group and the control group 0 Describe measures of central tendency El Ethical Considerations in research 0 Describe a code of ethics the IRB and the informed consent document 0 quotTakehome message from Ben Goldacre Ted Talk Chapter 2 The Biology of Mind El Neural Communication 0 Describe a neuron including its major parts 0 Describe an action potential synapse and neurotransmitter El The Nervous System 0 Distinguish the central and peripheral nervous system 0 Distinguish the subdivisions of the peripheral nervous system 0 Distinguish the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system El The Endocrine System What are hormones Describe their path from the brain to the body and back El Describe the major divisions of the brain as discussed in your text 0 Older structures Limbic System parts Know the four main divisions of the cortex Describe plasticity and neurogenesis What is the corpus callosum How are the left and right hemispheres different Takehome message from Jill BolteTaylor presentation 0000 Chapter 3 Consciousness and the TwoTrack Mind El The Brain and Consciousness 0 De ne dual processing 0 De ne selective attention 0 Describe an attentional de cit El Drugs and Consciousness 0 De ne psychoactive drugs Distinguish the effects of depressants stimulants and hallucinogens Give an example of one drug from each class 0 De ne tolerance dependence and addiction 0 Identify and describe two in uences on drug use Chapter 4 Nature Nurture and Human Diversity El Behavioral genetics 0 Describe behavioral genetics DNA chromosomes and genes 0 What is temperament How is it in uenced by genes and the environment 0 Describe heritability and geneenvironment interactions epigenetics El Evolutionary Psychology 0 What is evolutionary psychology 0 Describe natural selection El Parents and Peers 0 Describe the role of early environment in brain development 0 How do parents and peers in uence development El Cultural In uences 0 Describe culture What is a cultural norm 0 Distinguish collectivist and individualist cultures El Gender Development 0 Distinguish gender and sex 0 Describe male and female differences in the brain 0 Describe gender role and gender identity How might the context in uence these Chapter 5 Development 0 De ne developmental psychology 0 Infancy and childhood 0 Describe the impact of teratogens 0 Describe brain development in infancy and childhood pruning 0 What is Cognition How does Piaget describe cognitive development 0 De ne attachment How is it measured What happens when children are deprived of attachment 0 Adolescence 0 Describe puberty and adolescent brain development 0 Describe social development in adolescenceemerging adulthood 0 What is emerging adulthood


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