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PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

 study module 3 hard. Normal distribution B) Inferential stats - provide us with a way of determining how much confidence we can have from results obtained form samples by telling us how likely it is that results are due to CHANCE done Probability level P=0.5 = 5% P< o.5  if the probility level is less that 0.5 then the results are significant P>0.5  then the results are due to chance. Bio psycho social Approach  module 1 psychological influences  learned fears and other learned expectations  emotional responses  cognitive processing and perceptual interpretations Biological influences  genetic predisposition  genetic mutations  natural selection of adaptive physiology and behaviors  genes responding to the environment Ex: Sara is really smart.. why is she smart? What makes her smart? Social culture influences  presence of others  cultural, societal, and family expectations  peer and other group influences  compelling models(such as media) The behaviors in evolutionary perspective is very adaptive Psychoanalytic (Freud): we are governed by unconscious processes. Psychodynamic (neo Freudian) How behaviors springs from unconscious drives and conflicts : Freud: discussed in module 40 Example questions compulsion is rewarded by anxiety that they relieve: behavioral compulsion is an unconscious childhood issue : psychodynamic Instincts : basic building blocks of Freuds’ theory 1. Life instincts o Libido: sexually instinct 2. Death instinct o Inborn tendency of aggression. Structures of personality Id Contains the instincts  only structure present at birth  unconscious & has no contact with reality  irrational & amoral  Based on the pleasure principal  seeks self- indulgence  wants immediate gratification It can reduce tension in 2ways 1. reflex activity 2. primary process thinking ( fantasying) EGO Develops around 13-15 months of age  is in direct contact with reality  helps the id become satisfied in socially acceptably wraps  evaluates the environments  strives for a delay in gratification  used secondary process thinking ( real thin
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