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CAS PS 101 Lecture 11: Human Development

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 11 ___ Notes: Human Development Nature Vs. Nurture Genes ature) and Environment ( are the two factors that combine to shape human development. The two factors must be ob...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture 16: Personality

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 16 ___ Notes: Chapter 13 -Personality Where Does Personality Comes From? Personality: consists of peoples characteristic thoughts, emotional responses, and behaviors Gen...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture 17: Psychological Disorders

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 17 ___ Notes: Chapter 14 - Psychological Disorders Psychopathology is different from everyday problems Psychological disorders are common and account for the greatest pr...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture 8: Attention and Memory

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 8 ___ Notes: Attention and Memory Limited Resources Change Blindness: A failure to notice changes in ones environment Attention: A priority of processing to a certain lo...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Brain Death, Grey Matter

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 5 ___ Notes: Consciousness and Sleep Consciousness 1) The subjective experience of the world, resulting from brain activity 2) The quality of being aware of an external ...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Classical Conditioning, Brain Death, Grey Matter

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 7 ___ Notes: Learning Learning Learning: A relatively enduring change in behavior, resulting from experience Conditioning: Associations develop through a process where e...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture 4: Perception

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 4 ___ Notes: Perception Sensation Perception Sensation - Our sense organs detection and response to external stimulus energy and the transmission of those responses to ...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture 3: Neuroscience

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 3 ___ Notes: Neuroscience Biology and Behavior: The Nervous System Neurons - The building blocks of the human nervous system. Able to receive and transmit information th...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Wilhelm Wundt, Sigmund Freud, Cognitive Revolution

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 1 ___ Notes: What is Psychology The Operational Definition Psychology - The scientific study of mental processes and behavior (same scientific method as found in biology...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Falsifiability, Mental Chronometry, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Professor Reinhart Fall Semester 2017 PS 101 Lecture 2 ___ Notes: Methods in Psychology Three Essential Methods Theory - well substantiated explanation that has been tested multiple times and has not cannot yet be falsifie...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 101
Robert Reinhart
CAS PS 354 Study Guide - Final Guide: Concurrent Validity, Rorschach Test, Hypochondriasis
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PS354- Psychological Assessment and Forensic applications I. Purpose of psychological tests a. Conventional tests- diagnosis of mental disorders i. Checklists, personality interviews, projective personality tests, intellig...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 354
Margaret Hagen
CAS PS 354 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Westboro Baptist Church, Scientific Jury Selection, O. J. Simpson
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I. Myth of tabula rasa a. People think that jury comes in with a blank slate without any prejudices or biases. In reality jurors bring to court various conceptions and stereotypes. b. OJ simpson jury= found not guilty in c...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 354
Margaret Hagen
CAS PS 354 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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I. Juvenile Courts a. Established to acknowledge the fact that childrens cant be criminals to the fullest extent and in an attempt to rehabilitate children. b. Dilemma posed by two justice systems i. Who should be tried as...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 354
Margaret Hagen
CAS PS 354 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Stephen J. Ceci, Premium Bond, Mousetrap
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I. Many of the allegations made by children were kind of absurd but prosecuted regardless a. Is the way children lie the same way that adults lie? Its not because the children believe they are telling the truth. i. Other p...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 354
Margaret Hagen
CAS PS 354 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Juvenile Court
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Child Molesting Cases I. Outbreak of daycare molesting cases. a. In Miami an officer was arrested for child sexual abuse. No physical evidence, no eyewitnesses, only childs testimony. He was let go. The prosecutor then sta...

Psychological & Brain Sciences
CAS PS 354
Margaret Hagen

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