Psy 100 (Intro)

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1. Classes

1.1. Class 01

1.1.1. Welcome

1.1.1.1. Paul's Intro

1.1.1.1.1. Who am I

1.1.1.1.2. Goals for class

1.1.1.2. Please write out

1.1.1.2.1. Name

1.1.1.2.2. Background & Major

1.1.1.2.3. Goals for education in general

1.1.1.2.4. Specific goals for class

1.1.1.2.5. What is easiest for you

1.1.1.2.6. What is hardest for you

1.1.2. Psychology

1.1.2.1. The study of behavior, cognition, emotion and humanity.

1.1.2.2. Psychology today is a frontier of brain, drugs, genetics, medicine, money, politics, education, computers, big data, social-big-data, and positive psychology.

1.1.2.2.1. Scientific Method

1.1.2.2.2. To study cause & effect

1.1.2.2.3. Influenced by

1.1.2.2.4. Job Types

1.1.2.3. Videos (Psychopath)

1.1.2.3.1. Fallon

1.1.2.3.2. Ronson

1.1.2.3.3. Group Discussion

1.1.2.4. Set up

1.1.2.4.1. Find the online course support

1.1.2.4.2. Look at the threaded discussions

1.1.2.4.3. Sign up for an evernote account

1.1.2.4.4. Day 2 or 3 we may add in a shared spreadsheet

1.1.2.5. Teaching Psychology

1.1.2.5.1. A balance between art/design/learning theory, simple boot camp and R.B Fuller

1.1.2.5.2. We have a month and the heavy lifting is all yours. My role is leadership, management, and coaching via introductions, questions, structuring the pile of information, and providing feedback

1.1.2.5.3. R.B. Fuller

1.1.2.5.4. For me, what makes teaching interesting is that I get to create, show, tell, and test/ask how that works for you.

1.1.2.6. Scientific Method

1.1.2.6.1. Discussion - what are the steps?

1.1.2.6.2. Steps

1.1.2.6.3. The scientist

1.1.3. Tools & Tech

1.1.3.1. https://www.evernote.com/Registration.action

1.1.3.2. Type out your learning goals, then share a few

1.1.3.3. Organizing Ideas

1.1.3.3.1. Information Processing (Cognitive Model)

1.1.3.3.2. Encoding, storage, retrieval

1.1.3.3.3. I.C.O.P. - Steps

1.1.3.3.4. How to analyze information

1.1.4. Course Learning Outcomes:

1.1.4.1. Describe the scientific method as it applies to psychology.

1.1.4.2. Define major processes of cognition and social cognition.

1.1.4.3. List the major structures of the brain and endocrine system and describe their major functions.

1.1.4.4. Explain the different states of consciousness and altered states of consciousness.

1.1.4.5. List the major stages of development throughout the lifespan.

1.1.4.6. Describe the psychological issues related to gender and sexuality.

1.1.4.7. Describe the major theories of personality.

1.1.4.8. Describe the major theories of emotion and motivation.

1.1.4.9. Define the major psychological disorders and describe how they are identified.

1.2. Class 02

1.2.1. Your Discoveries & Questions

1.2.2. Announcements

1.2.2.1. No pre/post-tests

1.2.2.2. Sat classes room available 8:30AM-12:30

1.2.3. History of Psychology

1.2.3.1. In your notes, type: History of Psychology

1.2.3.2. Philosophy

1.2.3.2.1. Greeks to Europe, then America

1.2.3.2.2. William James

1.2.3.3. Classical Papers & Experiments

1.2.3.3.1. York University

1.2.3.3.2. York University

1.2.3.3.3. Today in the History of Psychology

1.2.3.4. Wundt & Freud (Structure of the Mind)

1.2.3.4.1. Questions

1.2.3.4.2. Answers

1.2.3.4.3. Methods

1.2.3.5. "Ego psychology" Carl Jung, Alfred Adler

1.2.3.5.1. New parts of the mind

1.2.3.5.2. Argues for other drives instead of sex drive as primary.

1.2.3.6. Behaviorism

1.2.3.6.1. Abandon introspection all ye who enter here

1.2.3.6.2. Focus on observable behavior & change driven by experience

1.2.3.6.3. Focus on observable behavior & change driven by experience

1.2.3.6.4. John B. Watson

1.2.3.6.5. B.F. Skinner & Ivan Pavlov

1.2.3.6.6. Edward Thorndike

1.2.3.6.7. Clark Hull

1.2.3.7. Humanistic and Social Psychology

1.2.3.7.1. People centric, group behavior, observational learning

1.2.3.7.2. Al Bandura - Social learning, moral development

1.2.3.7.3. Abraham Maslow - Hierarchy of needs

1.2.3.7.4. Carl Rogers - Client centered therapy

1.2.3.8. Cognitive "Revolution"

1.2.3.8.1. Psychology gets back to "mental states"

1.2.3.8.2. Noam Chomsky - Inherent mental/brain structures, not all is programmed by experience

1.2.3.8.3. Cognitive psychology

1.2.3.8.4. Behavioral Economics

1.2.3.8.5. Machine Learning

1.2.3.9. 1990s- Today: Brain and Computers, WWW, Human Genome sequenced, neuroimaging

1.2.3.10. Today's mixture of All

1.2.3.10.1. Integrated by few

1.2.3.10.2. Interpreted selectively by all

1.2.3.10.3. Lively arguments, useful discoveries, but some of the same old problems.

1.2.4. Science

1.2.4.1. In your notes, type out

1.2.4.1.1. Purpose of science

1.2.4.1.2. Definition of the scientific method

1.2.4.1.3. Definition of empiricism

1.2.4.2. Discuss with each other your criteria for true science.

1.2.4.3. Main Points

1.2.4.3.1. Empiricism

1.2.4.3.2. Methods

1.2.4.3.3. Pseudoscience

1.2.4.4. Compare to Slides

1.2.5. Debates

1.2.5.1. Science / Pseudoscience

1.2.5.2. Disease Model / Positive

1.2.5.2.1. Treatment / Performance Methods

1.2.5.3. Nature / Nurture

1.2.5.4. Mind / Body (Dualism)

1.2.5.5. Ethics / Morals / Law

1.2.5.5.1. Justice / Crime / Punishment

1.2.5.5.2. Wealth / Poverty / Economics

1.2.5.6. Mind Control / Free Will

1.2.5.7. Change in society

1.2.5.7.1. Technology / Environment / Culture

1.2.5.7.2. Desired effects

1.2.5.7.3. Unknown side effects

1.2.5.7.4. Public policy (media, education, etc)

1.2.6. Biological Psychology

1.2.6.1. Crash Course in Neuroscience

1.2.7. Paper

1.2.7.1. Topic Head trauma & violent behavior

1.2.7.2. Introduction

1.2.7.2.1. Here we will discuss...

1.2.7.2.2. basic stats to show purpose and justification

1.2.7.2.3. Evidence

1.2.7.2.4. Definitions: TBI is...

1.2.7.2.5. People we are discussing

1.3. Class 03

1.3.1. Quizzes

1.3.2. Gender, Sexuality

1.3.3. Perception

1.4. Class 05 Review

1.4.1. In class examples

1.4.1.1. Reaction time and learning (Sheep Dart)

1.4.1.2. Paper topics and research methods.

1.4.1.3. Classical & operant conditioning video

1.4.2. Perspectives for learning

1.4.2.1. Awareness

1.4.2.1.1. Become aware of the first list of concepts

1.4.2.2. See the Gaps

1.4.2.2.1. Be aware that these lists are incomplete (are "Swiss Cheese").

1.4.2.3. Nervous system structure

1.4.2.3.1. Understand learning by getting a better picture of how the brain is organized.

1.4.2.4. Brain as a scaffold

1.4.2.4.1. What structure supports learning?

1.4.2.4.2. Learning happens in an existing structure.

1.4.2.4.3. What is the structure?

1.4.2.4.4. Levels of processing from perception to action

1.4.2.4.5. Example: All the maps in the brain

1.4.2.4.6. Classes program your brain's information scaffold, software can write it out.

1.4.3. Learning Itself

1.4.3.1. Learning is experience based change in the nervous system.

1.4.3.1.1. Most of the input to the brain is from the brain. Constant chatter, constant usage.

1.4.3.1.2. But...we experience new situations and external stimuli all the time. These meet via perception, attention, & memory.

1.4.3.1.3. Fast, Slow

1.4.3.1.4. Permanent, Short term

1.4.3.2. Pavlov & Classical Conditioning

1.4.3.2.1. Associative learning (linking correlated events)

1.4.3.2.2. Linking events we don't control.

1.4.3.2.3. Main Terms

1.4.3.2.4. Later Discoveries

1.4.3.2.5. Examples

1.4.3.3. Skinner & Operant Conditioning

1.4.3.3.1. Causing action through Consequences

1.4.3.3.2. Linking events we do control.

1.4.3.3.3. Ideas

1.4.3.3.4. Reinforcement & Schedules

1.4.3.3.5. Tools

1.4.3.4. "Cognitive learning"

1.4.3.4.1. Observational learning

1.4.3.4.2. Language learning

1.4.3.4.3. Cognitive maps

1.4.3.4.4. Latent learning (not reinforced, but learned anyway)

1.5. Class 07 (Thinking)

1.5.1. Learning & Memory Review

1.5.2. Discussions of learning & decision making examples

1.5.3. Presentation on Decision Making

1.5.4. Study Guide

1.5.4.1. Lists of heuristics

1.5.4.2. Lists of effects

1.5.4.3. See power point slides

1.6. Class 08

1.6.1. Quiz 3 (25 min)

1.6.2. 5m break

1.6.3. Decision making review (20 min)

1.6.4. Tower Building (20 min) & discussion (5-10 min)

1.6.5. Break (25 min)

1.6.6. Emotion Video (20 min)

1.6.7. Emotion PPT

1.6.8. Final Points

1.7. Class 09

1.7.1. Quiz 4 (Emotion & Thinking)

1.7.2. Psychological Disorders

1.7.3. Therapy

1.8. Class 10

1.8.1. Final presentations

1.8.2. Final papers

2. Labs

2.1. Reading

2.1.1. Reading Speed

2.2. Memory

2.2.1. Big List of Online Tests

2.2.2. Visual Memory

2.2.3. Short Term Letter Span

3. Videos

3.1. Decision Making

3.1.1. Roch Parayre

3.1.2. Dan Ariely

3.1.3. David Ropeik

3.1.3.1. Take more time to make decisions

3.1.4. Build a Tower

3.2. Emotion

3.2.1. Antonio Damasio (Neurology)

3.2.1.1. Logic vs Emotion

3.2.1.2. Antonio Damasio

3.2.1.3. Damasio 2, Decisions

3.2.2. Paul Ekman

3.2.3. Ekman on Lies

3.3. Thought

3.3.1. Tyranny of Positive Thinking

3.3.1.1. Cancer

3.4. Body Language

3.4.1. Love Lab

4. Study Guides

4.1. Quiz 2 Study Guide

4.1.1. Development

4.1.1.1. Issues

4.1.1.1.1. Developmental Psychologists

4.1.1.1.2. Nature/Nurture

4.1.1.1.3. Continuity / Stages

4.1.1.1.4. Stability / Change

4.1.1.2. Genetics

4.1.1.2.1. DNA

4.1.1.2.2. RNA

4.1.1.2.3. Genome

4.1.1.2.4. Epigenome

4.1.1.2.5. Chromosomes

4.1.1.2.6. Nucleus

4.1.1.2.7. Heredity

4.1.1.3. Environment (internal & external)

4.1.1.3.1. Teratogen

4.1.1.3.2. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autism (and theory of mind)

4.1.1.3.3. Enriched vs impoverished environments.

4.1.1.4. Brain

4.1.1.4.1. Development in every neural system (motor, sensory, cognitive, social, etc)

4.1.1.4.2. Goes in stages, maturation, critical periods, relates to cell growth, cell death (neural pruning), and improving the wiring among cells (myelin is the insulation, myelination is the creation of that wrapping around ncurons)

4.1.1.5. Theories & areas of study

4.1.1.5.1. Jean Piaget (Body & Mind)

4.1.1.5.2. Attachment, attachment styles, and what children need

4.1.1.5.3. Parenting styles

4.1.1.5.4. Kohlberg (Morals)

4.1.1.5.5. Erik Erikson (8 Life Stages)

4.1.1.5.6. We study everything that changes with age: feelings, cognition, memory, sexuality, all of it.

4.1.2. Gender & Sexuality

4.1.2.1. Definitions

4.1.2.1.1. the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones)

4.1.2.1.2. "Sex" refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define men and women. "Gender" refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviours, activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women.

4.1.2.1.3. How many categories of gender?

4.1.2.1.4. How many sexes are there?

4.1.2.1.5. What are the typical traits?

4.1.2.1.6. What are typical differences between the sexes and/or genders?

4.1.2.2. Biology

4.1.2.2.1. Genetics

4.1.2.2.2. Hormones (Estrogen, Testosterone)

4.1.2.2.3. Sexual differentiation in development

4.1.2.2.4. Sexual orientation

4.1.2.3. Society

4.1.2.3.1. List the social impact of sex and gender differences.

4.1.2.3.2. Gender roles, identity, typing, schema

4.1.2.3.3. Sexual orientation

4.1.2.4. Sex

4.1.2.4.1. Physiology of

4.1.2.4.2. Psychology of

4.1.2.4.3. Behavior & Orientation

4.1.2.4.4. Sex differences (physiology, cognition, society)

4.1.2.5. Development of sexual characteristics, behaviors, and beliefs

4.1.2.5.1. Evolution & natural selection

4.1.2.5.2. Culture

4.1.2.5.3. Evolutionary psychology (good evidence, or bogus stories)?

4.1.3. Sensation & Perception

4.1.3.1. Sensation (getting input)

4.1.3.2. Perception (working with input)

4.1.3.3. Processes

4.1.3.3.1. Transduction

4.1.3.3.2. Thresholds

4.1.3.3.3. Sensory adaptation

4.1.3.3.4. Perceptual Set

4.1.3.3.5. Illusions

4.1.3.3.6. Parallel processing

4.1.3.3.7. Sensory receptors process the information, feature detection in brain via parallel processing, recognition, scene, attribute meaning. Behavior happens somewhere in there, some is reflexive and fast, other behavior happens after we "understand" what is going on.

4.1.3.4. Mechanisms

4.1.3.4.1. Receptors

4.1.3.4.2. Sensory systems

4.2. Quiz 3 Study Suggestions

4.2.1. Review major vocabulary related to classical and operant conditioning, then look at the readings on social learning and review out class 5 notes below.

5. Using Psych

5.1. Funny

5.1.1. Hijack Ladies Night

5.1.2. Female vs Male Orgasm

5.1.3. Forced Train Wreck

5.2. Car Buying

5.3. Politics Controls Science

6. Learning Types