Test 1 Study Tips
You will be tested on Module 1, 2, 3, 40, 41, and 42, as well as VIDEO #14 (The Mind
Hidden and Divided). You are responsible for any material in those modules, whether I
lectured on it or not. You are also responsible for anything I lectured on in class. Lecture
notes taken by TAs, are posted on Moodle, but these notes should not be considered a
substitute for coming to class.
I do NOT choose questions with the intention of “tricking” you, and I tend to ask
questions about more general concepts rather than “picky details”. Pay particular
attention to concepts that are bold-faced or italicized in your text. Be sure that you
understand the material rather than just memorize it. I will never ask you any dates and I
don’t expect you to recall the names of all of the researchers mentioned and what they
investigated. You should, however, be familiar with prominent names in psychology and
with psychologist who developed major theories (such as Wundt, Freud, Skinner etc).
There are a number of great resources to help you study for the test. First, the textbook
itself defines important terms in the page margins. There are numerous “Retrieval
Practice” exercises within each module, and