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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Design Of Experiments, Scientific Method, Falsifiability
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Driving Questions: 1) How is the scientific method used to test hypotheses 2) What factors influence the strength of scientific studies and whether the results of any given study are applicable to a particular population? ...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Global Hectare, Ecological Footprint, Carbon Footprint
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- Use of Earths resources in a way that will not permanently destroy or deplete them - Living within the limits of earths biocapacity (ability to sustain human demand given available resources) - Natural resources - Raw ma...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Fundamental Attribution Error, Cognitive Dissonance, Social Cognition
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- Definition: the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to other people - Types: social cognition, social influences, social behavior - Social cognition - Attributions: explanations for why people behave t...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Mirror Neuron, Neuroglia, Grey Matter
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Neuroscience = study of the bodys electrochemical communication circuitry (aka nervous system) - Characteristics - complex - billions of nerves - integrated - different parts work together - adaptableplasticity - evolution...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Positive Psychology, Classical Conditioning, Psychoanalysis
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Psychology - general science - We study MANY areas of human functioning - not just psychological disorder - Positive psychology - emphasizes human strengths Levels of analysis Biological approach - Neuroscience - Nervous s...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Karyotype, Guanine, Cytosine
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The Innocence Project - Uses dna as evidence to free people wrongly convicted of crimes - Dna testing is standard part of court cases - Extremely accurate way to match crime scene evidence to perpetrators What is DNA? - De...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Sensory Memory, Long-Term Memory, Episodic Memory
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Attention - The ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations in our environment - Voluntary attention: top down brain pathways, result of effort, builds self-regulation - Involuntary attention: bottom up brain pathway...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Negative Relationship, Critical Thinking
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What is Psychology? - Mental health - Behavior - Brain - Psyche - Development Psychology Definition: the scientific ( systematic methods) study of behavior (directly observed) and mental process (thoughts, feelings, motive...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Circadian Rhythm, Alarm Clock, Sleep Deprivation
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Chapter 5: Variations in Consciousness What is consciousness? Comprised of four basic components Awareness of external events (awareness to whats happening around you) Ex. Proposal Awareness of internal sensation (the way ...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Dependent And Independent Variables
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Chapter 2: An approach to testing beliefs that involves Scientific method Choosing a question We assume all beliefs may be incorrect Will watching too much violent tv lead to violence in children? Formulating a hypothesis ...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Membrane Technology, Electron Microscope, Cell Membrane
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I. Cells of the Nervous System A. Background 1. Ramon y Cajal proposed that the nervous system is made up of neurons 2. Electron microscope confirms Cajals theory 3. Neuron cells receive and send signals 4. Non-Neuronal ce...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Allele Frequency, Birth Weight, Aureus
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How populations evolve: - A population is a group of organisms of the same species living together in the same area - An entire population can change (evolve) when some traits are favored over others - Ex: a drug-resistant...

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious Mind, Behaviorism
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- Definition: a pattern of enduring, distinctive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that characterize the way an individual adapts to the world - Psychodynamic perspectives - Theoretical view emphasizing that personality is...

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BUS 221 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Formal Methods
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BUS 221 2-4 Alternative Dispute Resolution - Litigation: the process of resolving a dispute through the court system - Costly and time consuming - Many business people turn to ADR as a means of settling their disputes - AD...

Business Administration
BUS 221
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BUS 221 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Punitive Damages, Intentional Tort, Comparative Negligence
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Tort Law 6.1 The purpose of Tort Law: - provide remedies for the violation of various protected interests - Society recognizes an interest in personal physical safety - Remedy for physical injuries or physical security Dam...

Business Administration
BUS 221
Amy Allen

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