Review for the Quest

Review of the Psychological Perspectives for Psychology 1

 

Experimental model

 

What constitutes a reliable study?

 

n=x

 

hypothesis, data, results, peer review

 

Evolutionary Perspective

 

Principles

 

Darwin, Wilson

 

Genetics and the brain

 

Harlow: Wire Mother Experiment

 

Goodall

 

Altruism

 

Language and adaptation

 

Criticism

 

How the mind-brain works: Neuroscience and the Biological Perspective

 

First, how the brain does not: Phineas Gage

 

Building blocks:

 

Neurons

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Neural networks

 

Neurotransmitters/Hormones

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Structure of the Brain

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Hindbrain-reptilian

 

Limbic system-mammilian

 

Amygdala

 

Hippocampus

 

Hypothalamus

 

Temporal Lobe

 

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Broka’s Area- output

 

Wernike’s Area- input

 

Occipital Lobe

 

Parietal Lobe

 

Fronal Lobe

 

Pre-frontal Cortex

 

Motor cortex

 

Lateralization- Right and Left Brain

 

MRI, fMRI

 

Cognitive

 

Principles of the Cognitive Perspective

 

Pavlov’s experiment

 

Piaget’s Stage Theory

 

  • Sensorimotor

 

  • Preoperational

 

  • Concrete operational

 

  • Formal operations

 

Three mountain experiment

 

Conservation experiment

 

Schema Theory

 

Vygotsky

 

social learning

 

Multiple intelligences

 

Social Psychology

 

Principles of Social Psychology

 

Vygotsky

 

Milgram obedience study

 

Stamford prison study

 

Self-serving bias

 

Spotlight effect

 

Just world hypothesis

 

Lucifer effect

 

Bystander effect

 

Asch conformity experiment

 

Fundamental attribution error

 

Group dynamics

 

Criticisms of social psychology

 

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