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U OF GPSYC 3100Hank DavisFall

PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Group Selection, Prosopagnosia, Pleistocene

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Darwin s ideas are important to psychology because theory of evolution by natural selection is not just a theory about the past, but the theory details
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Hummingbird, Food Presentation, Classical Conditioning

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Tinbergen: bee wolves solitary predatory wasps capture bees to feed their young. When leaving burrow to find food they fly over area in progressively e
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Chapter 11.docx

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Agreement that abnormal behavior has a biological basis. Prominent approach to abnormal behavior (ab) is called the medical model, which considers it t
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Naturalistic Fallacy, Nikolaas Tinbergen, Genetic Fallacy

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24 Jan 2013
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Evolutionary psychology is different from other specialties within psychology because it uses evolutionary thinking to answer questions in all area"s o
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Stone Age, Homicide, Hypertension

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16 Sep 2013
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Before 1900: 25% died before 25, 50% lived past 50; today: 3% and 10% respectively: modern medicine and modern health practices, 1900: death by disease
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Reciprocal Altruism, Eleanor Rosch, Cognitive Architecture

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16 Sep 2013
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We group things, places, situation, and even people into categories. The ability to learn concepts is affected by the number of relevant and irrelevant
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Extrastriate Cortex, Agnosia, Voice-Onset Time

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24 Jan 2013
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Purpose of perception is not only knowledge but to guide action. Evolutionary psychologist perception is for moving around in space not for judging dis
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Sexually Transmitted Infection, Casual Sex, Mate Choice

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16 Sep 2013
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Sexual selection is caused by sex differences in reproductive rate. A woman can produce only one child annually because her commitment to gestation and
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Social Emotions, Reciprocal Altruism, Rational Basis Review

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16 Sep 2013
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Focus on why we find pleasure in certain activities (sex, a good meal, holding ones offspring) One would have less offspring if they found these activi
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Neophobia, Playtime, Social Forces

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24 Jan 2013
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It takes a village to raise a child. Parents are generally only the leading actors in a family drama with a large supporting cast. The people our ances
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Binding Problem, Mirror Test, Implicit Learning

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24 Jan 2013
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The term consciousness is used in several senses. Putting food in mouth is a conscious action; digestion is not) Scientists are able to study conscious
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PSYC 3100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Encephalization, Intellectual Disability, Teratology

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24 Jan 2013
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Evolutionary psychology is interested for the most part in those things people have in common, not their differences. We are interested in adaptations:
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