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Psychology 1000 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Peripheral Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System, Neuroglia


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1000
Professor
Terry Biggs
Study Guide
Midterm

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Psych 1000
Psych 1000
October Exam
Study Guide
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EXAMS

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Intro to Psych
Methodology
Biological Foundations
Genes & Behavior
Statistics
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27
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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INTRO TO PSYCH CHAPTER 1
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the mind.
directly observable
actions and responses internal states and
processes that cannot
be seen
FIELDS OF PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical psychology: the study
and treatment of mental disorders
Cognitive psychology: mental
processes, mind as info processor
Biopsychology: the effect of
genes & hormones on behavior
Developmental Psych:
The study of human physical,
physiological and social
development across a lifespan
Experimental Psych:
The study of human learning,
senses, perception & motivational
through experiments. Opposite of
clinical psychology.
Industrial-organizational Psych:
Workplace psych - leadership,
teamwork, satisfaction, motivation
and performance
Social Psych:
People’s influence on each other
Behavior in groups
Impressions
Love, prejudice, help & aggression
43%
And the % of psychologists in that field
7%
4%
4%
8%
Counseling
11%
School Psychologists
7%
Personality Psych:
Identify core personality
traits and how they relate
and influence behavior
2%
Educational Psych
how do students learn, how
can we help people learn
5%
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