UT Knoxville PSYC 110 - Exam 1 Study Guide (2 pages)

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Psyc 110 - General Psychology

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PSYC 110 1st Edition Exam 1 Study Guide Don t forget UT Student ID Wear a watch Turn off cell phones Areas to focus on for studying Note This is not a comprehensive list Review your notes slides on blackboard and the book Pseudoscience Scientific thinking Scientific method Occam s razor Reliability Validity Statistical Significance Types of studies twin family adoption sibling naturalistic case study experimental selfreport Components of ethical research Tuskegee Syphilis Study Milgram Animal research Components of pseudoscience Placebo nocebo effect Blind double blind studies Identify independent and dependent variables Mean median mode Distribution shapes bell negatively skewed positively skewed Correlations negative positive zero Correlation vs causation experimental design Psychological theoretical frameworks and key figures associated with each Heuristics Availability Representativeness Biases Confirmation Hindsight Overconfidence Belief perseverance Physiology Name the 4 lobes of the brain their primary functions Brain areas such as the corpus callosum pituitary gland Broca s area Wernicke s area cerebellum basal ganglia etc and their basic functions Sympathetic parasympathetic nervous system Central peripheral nervous system Glial cells Structure of a neuron Know basics of each component s function Action potentials Neurotransmitters Neural plasticity Chemical events neuron messages with chemical as opposed to electrical signals



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