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Textbook Notes for PSY 1101 at University of Ottawa

Introduction to Psychology: Foundations

PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Hindsight Bias, Scale-Invariant Feature Transform, Psychological Science

Chapter 1 Thinking Critically with Psychological Science Condensed chapter notes Intuition: an effortless, immediate, automatic feeling or thought, as contrasted with explicit, conscious reasoning. Hindsight bias: the tend...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Christophe Andre Fortin
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Inattentional Blindness

Explain three attentional principles that magicians may use to fool us. ANS WER: Our selective attention allows us to focus on only a limited portion of our surroundings. Inattentional blindness explains why we dont percei...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Gary Capstick
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Abraham Maslow, Ancel Keys, Blood Sugar

CHAPTER 11: WHAT DRIVES US: HUNGER, SEX, FRIENDSHIP, AND ACHIEVEMENT 11.1 BASIC MOTIVATIONAL CONCEPTS Motivation: a need or desire that energizes and directs behaviour Instinct theory (evolutionary perspecti...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Brenda Baird
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Richard Shiffrin, Long-Term Memory, Explicit Memory

CHAPTER 8: MEMORY 8.1 STUDYING AND ENCODING MEMORY STUDYING MEMORY Memory: the persistence of learning over time through the encoding, storage, and retrieval of information We often recognize ...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Brenda Baird
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Absolute Threshold, Detection Theory, Subliminal Stimuli

CHAPTER 6: SENSATION AND PERCEPTION 6.1 BASIC CONCEPTS OF SENSATION AND PERCEPTION Sensation: the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our env...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Brenda Baird
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning, Learning

CHAPTER 7: LEARNING 7.1 BASIC LEARNING CONCEPTS AND CLASSICAL CONDITIONING HOW DO WE LEARN Learning: the process of acquiring through experience new information or behaviours o Learning allows ...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Brenda Baird
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Circadian Rhythm, Inattentional Blindness, Delta Wave

CHAPTER 3: CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE TWO-TRACK MIND BRAIN STATES AND CONSCIOUSNESS DEFINING CONSCIOUSNESS Consciousness: our awareness of ourselves and our environment o Allows us to assemble informat...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Brenda Baird
PSY1101 Chapter 7: Learning

Chapter 7: Learning (I to IV) I. Introduction Learning: Relatively permeant change in behaviouremotions thoughts as a result of experience 2 men, Hitler and Gandhi: Same goal but different approached o We are adaptableflex...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Jennifer Aniston, Subliminal Stimuli, Electromagnetic Spectrum

Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception (I. to V.) I. The Basics of Sensation (A. to C.) A. The Musts of Sensation (3 things) 1) Detection of the physical/chemical stimulus We can detect only tiny portion of sen...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Richard Shiffrin, Long-Term Memory, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Chapter 8: Memory (I. to VI) I. Studying Memory Memory: Learning that persists over time, information acquired, stored and retrieved 3 components to Memory 1) Encoding: Getting information into memory s...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Psychedelic Drug, Diazepam, Nerve Agent

Neurosciences: Neuronal and synaptic transmission One of the earliest illustrations of neurons as drawn by Santiago Ramon y Cajal based on what he observed through his Zeiss microscope. From: Ramon y ...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Organism, American Psychologist, Behaviorism

Introduction to Psychology: Foundations Learning Formation of Association All learning involves the formation of association between two formerly unrelated (or unassociated) events. In this section of the cou...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Frequency Distribution, True Life, Explained Variation

P a g e | 1 Introduction to Psychology: Foundations Scientific Method The notes on the scientific methods are very detailed. There will be insufficient time within the lectures to go through the entire notes. Therefore...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad
PSY 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Sensory Neuron, Stroop Effect, Frontal Lobe

P a g e | 1 Consciousness as a process: The study of consciousness has a long history in Psychology and for many centuries before that, in Philosophy. Many of the problems have arisen because we cannot seem to agr...

Psychology
PSY 1101
Najwa Haddad

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