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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 168 pages long!)

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29 Mar 2018
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PS101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Cortisol, Agreeableness, Mendelian Inheritance

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28 Feb 2018
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Most dreams occur during rem sleep (more story-like and vivid), but dreaming can occur at any sleep stage however, there is a greater likelihood to rep
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Study Guide - Final Guide: Biosocial Theory, Fluoxetine, Outline Of Object Recognition

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28 Feb 2018
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Ch 2 & app b: research & stats. Ch 3: neuroscience (the neuron, parts of the brain, consciousness, sleep, drugs) Ch 15: psychological disorders (anxiet
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Sampling Bias, Experimental Psychology, Unconsciousness

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28 Feb 2018
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It is a good idea to study in as many different locations as possible - true. You should try to write down what the professor says verbatim - false. Yo
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Longitudinal Study, Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Falsifiability

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24 Oct 2013
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Organized system of assumptions and principles that purports to explain specified set of phenomena and their interrelations. Statement that attempts to
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Chronobiology, Mescaline, Methadone

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30 Jan 2013
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Consciousness: awareness of oneself and the environment. Biological rhythm: a periodic, more or less regular fluctuation in a biological system; may or
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: White Matter, Oboe, Axon Terminal

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30 Jan 2013
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PS101 Chapter Notes -Myelin, Resting Potential, Action Potential

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18 Oct 2013
24
Hardware: glia cells: structural support, insulation and communication, neurons: communication, soma: the cell body, dendrites: receive, axon: transmit
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Ethology, Brain Damage, Doctor Of Psychology

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24 Oct 2013
9
Discipline concerned w/ behaviour and mental processes; how they"re affected by organism"s physical/mental state and external environment; represented
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Peripheral Nervous System, Hypothalamus, Pineal Gland

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24 Oct 2013
7
Collection of neurons and supportive tissue; protected by column of bones (spinal column) All portion of nervous system outside brain and spinal cord;
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WLUPS101Lawrence MurphyFall

PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Dependent And Independent Variables, Caffeine, Operational Definition

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3 Dec 2013
12
Theory- constructed to build a better understanding of behaviour. A theory is a system of interrelated ideas used to explain a set of observations deve
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PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Standard Deviation, Statistical Inference, Naturalistic Observation

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23 Sep 2013
17
Basic assumption: events are governed by some lawful order (nothing is random or predictable) there is an order for things. We can establish an underst
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PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Operational Definition, Descriptive Statistics, Swedish Grammar

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30 Jan 2013
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Research methods matter so much to psychologists because they allow researchers to separate reliable information from unfounded beliefs, sort out confl
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PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Shift Work, Job Performance, Daylight Saving Time

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24 Oct 2013
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Rhythms can be synchronized w/ external (entrainment) or internal (endogenous) cues. Biological rhythms influence effectiveness of medication, alertnes
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PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Statistical Significance, Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Standard Deviation

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26 Aug 2013
10
Theory: organized system of assumptions & principles that attempts to explain phenomena and how they are related, as close to absolutely certain as pos
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PS101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Criterion Validity, Content Validity, Naturalistic Observation

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19 Mar 2013
18
Skepticism: scientists do not accept ideas on faith or authority, treat conclusions (old and new) with caution, caution balanced with openness to new i
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