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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 12: Review
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 12 Review Overview of Main Concepts: Many popular beliefs about psychology are not actually true. Example: There has been no evidence to back up the theory that people have different learning styles (vis...

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PSYCH 1X03
Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Albert Bandura, Social Learning Theory, Social Facilitation
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 11 Influence of Others The Presence of Others: Coactors: other individuals performing the same task. Audience: a group watching an individual perform a task. Social facilitation: when an individual exper...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Fundamental Attribution Error, Representativeness Heuristic, Physical Attractiveness
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 10 Forming Impressions The Correspondent Inference Theory: According to this theory we attribute the behaviour of others based on the following variables. Degree of choice: whether or not someone chose t...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Hermann Ebbinghaus, Reca
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 9 Memory Introduction: Memory is a mechanism that allows us to encode, store and retrieve information. Memories are made up of personal details and are subject to interpretation. Memories may be altered ...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Visual Search, Donald Broadbent
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 8 Attention Introduction: Attention: our ability to attend only to the information relevant to our goals. Selection: when an object of attention is selected or attended to apart from the rest of the un...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Prototype Theory, Exemplar Theory, Ice Cream Cake
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 7 Categories and Concepts Introduction: Categorization is the process of sorting ideas, objects, people, etc. into groups based on a shared set of characteristics. Without the ability to categorize, ever...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 6: Review
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 6 Review Overview of Main Concepts: Many popular beliefs about psychology are not actually true. Example: There has been no evidence to back up the theory that people have different learning styles (visu...

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PSYCH 1X03
Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Phoneme, Operant Conditioning, Great Ape Language
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 5 Language The Characteristics of Language: Regular: language has a specific set of rules and grammar. Arbitrary: there is no similarity between words and their meaning. Productive: there are infinite wa...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Functional Fixedness, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 4 Problem Solving and Intelligence Introduction: Assumptions about intelligence: It involves the ability to perform cognitive tasks It involves the capacity to learn from experience and to adapt. Probl...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Reinforcement, Slot Machine, Gambling
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 3 Instrumental Conditioning Introduction: Instrumental conditioning is the learning of a contingency (a relationship in which one event reliably predicts another) between a voluntary behaviour and its ...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Classical Conditioning, Homeostasis, Systematic Desensitization
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 2 Classical ConditioningIntroduction:Classical conditioning is a learning method that allows us to associate a particular signal with a later event.Classical conditioning is based on the idea of a cont...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 1X03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Dependent And Independent Variables, List Of Fables Characters, Statistical Significance
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PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 1 Research MethodsThe Scientific Method:1.Construct a theory: a general set of ideas about the way that the world works.2.Generate a hypothesis: a specific, testable prediction about the relationship b...

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Joe Kim
PSYCH 2AP3 Lecture 14: Neurodevelopmental disorders - Autism spectrum cont'd
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find more resources at oneclass.com Neurochemistry Less focus on neurochemistry in autism in being a neurodevelopmental disorder Interest in dopaminergic systems: o Role of dopamine in movement pro...

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PSYCH 1F03 Lecture 5: Instrumental conditioning

Classical conditioning: A process by which organisms learn the contingencies between biologically important stimuli. Instrumental conditioning: Involves explicit training between voluntary behaviours and their consequences...

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PSYCH 1F03
Joe Kim
PSYCH 1F03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Problem Solving, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning

Introduction Operational Definition intelligence: Cognitive ability of an individual to learn from experience, to reason well, to remember important information, and to cope with demand of daily living. Broadening definiti...

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Joe Kim
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