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Psychology 1000 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Fluid And Crystallized Intelligence, Verbal Fluency Test, Francis Galton


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Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1000
Professor
Dr.Mike
Study Guide
Midterm

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Psych 1000
Psych 1000
March 2013
Study Guide
WUCK
EXAMS

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Language
Intelligence
Motivation & Emotion
Development
Social thinking & Perception
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This guide contains notes on “Psychology: Frontiers and Applications” Fourth
Canadian Ed. by Passer, Smith, Atkinson, Mitchell and Muir.
This guide is intended for supplementary purposes only. Reading this is no
substitute for going to class and reading the book. We hope we can help
you as much as possible, but your grades are your responsibility.

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LANGUAGE CHAPTER 9
Language - system of symbols and rules to generate infinite possible meanings
Psycholinguistics - study of psychological aspects of language
COMPONENTS OF LANGUAGE
Grammar Rules of how symbols can be combined
Syntax Rules that govern order of words
Semanticity Conveys meaning
Generatively Finite symbols can be combined to an infinite
number of messages
Displacement Allows us to communicate things that aren’t
physically present (imaginary, past, future)
Phoneme Morpheme Words Phrases Sentences Discourse
No meaning on
their own. About
pronunciation.
Ex. Letter L or D
Smallest unit of
meaning. Letter “s”
conveys pluralness
so it is a morpheme.
Ex. Dog, pre-, “s”
Almost anything in
english can be said
with a vocabulary
of 850 words.
Sentences
combined into
paragraphs,
articles, books,
conversations.
Noam Chomsky’s
Transformation Grammar
Surface structure
Symbols and the
their order
Deep structure
Underlying meaning,
semantics
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