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Class Notes for PY1101 at James Cook University

Exploring Psychology: from Brain to Practice

PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Multiple Sclerosis, Interneuron, Heritability

Everything psychological is also biological - Crash course psychology Neurons are the basic neurons of our nervous system Nervous system comprised of 3 different types: Sensory activated by sensory input / gather and t...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Long-Term Memory, Procedural Memory, Clive Wearing

What type of amnesia does Clive suffer from? What central memory does Clive retain? Damage to his hippocampus affects his ability to transfer memories from his short term memory to long term memory, he lacks the abili...

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PY1101 Lecture 6: Explicit and Implicit Thinking

Explicit and Implicit Thinking Explicit Cognition Unconscious influences that influence a persons behaviour even though they have no concisions awareness of those influences E.g. playing a new video game Implicit Cognition...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Antisocial Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorder

Lecture 11: Introduction to Psychopathology Tuesday, 8 May 2018 2:37 pm Abnormal Psychology Defining Mental Disorder Distress, disability, violation of social norms and dysfunction Classification Systems for Mental Disorde...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Health Promotion, Xerostomia, Catecholamine

What is Health Psychology? And what do Health Psychologists do? What is Health What does being healthy mean? o Physiological physical E.g having energy o Psychological happy, energetic o Behavioural Eat, sleep properly o F...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Fuzzy Set, Cultural Psychology, Indigenous Psychology

Lecture 12: Intercultural Psychology in the AsiaPacific Region Tuesday, 15 May 2018 2:04 pm Definition of culture Difficult to define as the scope of culture is so broad Much of the difficulty stems from the different usag...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Frontal Lobe, Egocentrism, Observational Learning

Week 8: Introduction to Developmental Psychology Part 2 Childhood The Brain The brain and the head grow more rapidly than any other part of the body o By age 3, three quarters adult size o By age 5, about ninetenths adult...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: No Age, Moro Reflex, Mental Model

Lecture 7 Introduction to Development of Psychology What is the lifespan development perspective? Development: The pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the cycle. o No age period dominates dev...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Somatic Nervous System, Parasympathetic Nervous System, Sympathetic Nervous System

Lecture 3 Biological Basis of Behaviour The nervous system Interactive network of nerve cells called neurons Uses both electrical and chemical means to send the receive messages Enables communication between all parts o...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Eleanor Rosch, Soltyrei, Risk Aversion

Conceptual Knowledge and Decision Making Conceptual Knowledge knowledge enabling you to recognise objects, access semantic information about them (i.e facts about them), and make inferences about their behaviourfunctions ...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Long-Term Memory, Sensory Memory, Implicit Memory

Lecture 4 Exploring Psychology What is memory and how do we remember? Memory: is the process involved in retaining, retrieving and using information about stimuli, images, events, ideas and skills are the original informa...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Alcohol Advertising, External Validity, Confounding

ExploringPsychology:Lecture2 PASS: Tuesday 9am 018008 Thursday 11am 018008 Characteristics of good psychological research A theoretical framework is the basis of research! Example research question: Does alcohol advertisin...

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PY1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Behavioral Neuroscience, Wilhelm Wundt, Classical Conditioning

EXPLORINGP SYCHOLOGY FROM BRAIN TOPRACTICE Introduction Week 9 all classes are cancelled Psychology Society Club Careers Night Psychology 4 Year QA Resources: Contact InfoHelp Psychology LibGuide What is Psychology? Psycho...

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