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PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Jargon, Long-Term Memory, Response Bias
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Lecture 0914 September 14, 2017 8:17 AM Psychologists vs. Psychiatrists Psychiatrists Physicians (MDs) who specialize in treatment of mental disorders Psychologists Graduate programs of psychology Masters or PhD (8+ years ...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Curare, Acetylcholine, Schizophrenia
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Lecture 0926 September 26, 2017 8:32 AM Biological Foundations of Behaviour Part 2 Acetylcholine Generally excitatory Excitatory voluntary movement (muscle contraction) Curare blocks ACH receptors (paralyzes the victim) E...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Myelin, Dendrite, Reuptake
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Lecture 0921 September 26, 2017 10:59 AM Biological Foundations of Behaviour Your Brain 100 (or 86) billion neurons (nerve cells) Brain cells have from 1,000 to 50,000 connections to other brain cells 160 trillion connecti...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Sound Energy, Psychophysics, Absolute Threshold
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Lecture 1003 October 3, 2017 8:24 AM Sensation and Perception The process of the brain receiving new information Sensation Process by which senses detect and process sensory stimuli. Bottomup process Looking at the pieces ...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Color Vision, Trichromacy, Ganglion Cell Layer
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Lecture 1010 October 10, 2017 8:28 AM Vision There are essentially four steps Gather light Channel light to the back of the eye Transduction occurs Info goes to your brain to be interpreted Light = one form of electromagne...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Subjective Constancy, Ames Room, Gestalt Psychology
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Lecture 1012 October 12, 2017 8:29 AM Perception Our knowledge of the world changes our perceptions (the dress) Perceptual Organization Gestalt psychology: the whole Is more than the sum of its parts Look for meaning in th...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture 13: Memory Part 3
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Lecture 1102 October 31, 2017 9:43 AM Memory Continued Pt.3 Memory is Like a Web, Not a Recording Realise at least in part due to using more real life stimuli Memory is a reconstruction and not necessarily accurate Misinfo...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Depression (Mood), Dysthymia, Reinforcement
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Lecture 1128 November 23, 2017 8:43 AM Psychological Disorders Pt.2 Depressive Disorders Two main classes Major depression Severe symptoms that last for at least two weeks with no notable cause (Dysthymia) Persistent Depre...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Episodic Memory, Sketchpad, Information Retrieval

Lecture 10/31 October 31, 2017 8:17 AM Memory Continued Working Memory Static store of mostly verbal information Baddeley's Model Phonological Loop Visuo-spatial sketchpad Cen...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Cognitive Revolution, Operant Conditioning, Behaviorism

Lecture 10/26 October 26, 2017 8:39 AM Memory Misconceptions More of a reconstruction than a video, seen from only your perspective, unlike a flashback in a movie What is Memory? Remembering ...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Classical Conditioning, Stimulus Control, Operant Conditioning

Lecture 10/24 October 24, 2017 8:32 AM Learning Real life examples of Classical Conditioning Anticipatory nausea with chemo patients Advertising- pairing positive unconditioned stimulus (feeling good) w...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Murder Of Kitty Genovese, Deindividuation, Distressing

Lecture 11/21 November 21, 2017 8:30 AM Social Psychology Part 2 Group Influence- Social Facilitation Does the presence of others improve or lower performance? Research mixed but explained by Zajonc ...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Affective Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Counterintuitive

Lecture 11/09 November 9, 2017 8:04 AM Emotion What spurs us into action Emotions are the consequences of events that motivate us We are motivated by emotional experiences Emotion An emotion is not...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Dissociative Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Overdiagnosis

Lecture 11/23 November 23, 2017 9:06 AM Psychological Disorders Classification of Abnormal Behaviour Pros Diagnosis needed to know what treatment to use Often a relief Quite...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
PSYC 1200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Fundamental Attribution Error, Psych, Social Influence

Lecture 11/16 November 21, 2017 8:30 AM Social Psychology Part 1 The scientific field that attempts to understand and explain how we think about others, how others influence our behaviour and how we ...

Psychology
PSYC 1200
Karen MacDonald
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Viral Meningitis, Epidural Hematoma, Meningococcal Disease

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Acute Stress Reaction, Abnormal Psychology, Conversion Disorder

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PSYC90H3
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Sigmund Freud, Classical Conditioning

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Penis Envy, Anal Retentiveness, Castration Anxiety

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