Psychology Course Handouts

 

Course Handouts

Text: Exploring Psychology in Modules – 9th Edition (David G. Myers)

Instructor: Kevin S. Salisbury
Office: Athletic FieldhouseFlanagan Campus
401.333.7313
401.333.7339

Office Hours: By appointment (usually in office 45 minutes prior to class)

 

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Chapter 1  –  Introduction and Research Methods

Chapter 1 – Who Am I

Chapter 1 – Perspectives

Chapter 1 – Operational Definitions(a)

Chapter 1 – Anderson and Dill’s Violent Video Game Study

 

VIDEO CLIPS

Video game and Violence

 

WEB LINKS

Psychology Careers

American Psychological Association

Field of Psychology Web Site

Encyclopedia of Psychology (History, Philosophical issues, Careers)

American Psychological Society

Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal

Bill Trochim’s Center for Social Research Methods

Hyperstat Online (online research and statistics text)

 

FILM

Gattica (1997)

Kitchen Stories (2004)
Being John Malkovich (1999)

 

 

Chapter 2  –  Neuroscience and Behavior

Chapter – 2 – Parasympathetic and Sympathetic

Chapter 2 – Brain-1

Chapter 2 – Brain-2

Chapter 2 – Brain

Chapter 2 – Nervous System

Ch 2-Summary of Neurotransmitters

Chapter 2 – PET, MRI, & fMRI

Chapter 2 – Specialized Abilities of the Right & Left Hemispheres

Chapter 2 – Split Brain Experiment

Chapter 2 – The Action Potential (Communication within the Neuron)

Chapter 2 – The Endocrine System

Chapter 2 – The Process of Synaptic Transmission

Ch 2-Summary of Neurotransmitters

Ch 2-Summary of Brain Structures

Ch 2 – Neuroscience Summary

Ch 2 – Pain – “It’s all in your Head”

<Alzheimer’s 2010 article

Digital Devices deprive Brain of needed down time (NY Times)

No quick fix for Alzheimers (NY Times 2010)

 

WEB LINKS

Neuropsychology Central

Neuroscience for Kids

Neural/Processes Tutorials

The Brain Model Tutorial

The Whole Brain Atlas

 

FILMS

Iris (2001)

Eden (1997)

Open Water (2004)

 

 

Chapter 5  –  Learning

Chapter 5 – Classical Cond. Caffeine

Chapter 5 – Classical Cond. Little Albert

Chapter 5 – Pavlov’s Dog

Chapter 5 – Comparing Classical and Operant Conditioning

Chapter 5 – Components of Operant Conditioning

Chapter 5 – Schedules of Reinforcement

Chapter 5 – Factors that Increase Imitation

 

WEB LINKS

Association for Behavioral Analysis

Operant and Classical Conditioning

 

FILM

Born to Brothels (2004)

 

VIDEO CLIPS

Operant Conditioning

Teaching the positive way! 

Chapter 6  –  Memory

Chapter 6 – Trip To Zoo

Chapter 6 – Sensory and Short-Term Memory

Chapter 6 – Stages of Memory Overview

Chapter 6 – The Penny Test

Chapter 6 – Types of Long Term Memory

Chapter 6 – Aplysia and Memory

Chapter 6 – Test Your Memory

 

VIDEO CLIPS

Memorizing Pi

 

WEB LINKS

Exploratorium Online: Memory

The False Memory Syndrome Foundation

The Recovered Memory Project

How Stuff Works: Amnesia

Memory Loss and the Brain

The Memory Page

Hypnosis and Memory

A New Focus for Memory Improvement

NEUROMOD: An Online Memory Improvement Course

 

FILM

Finding Nemo (2003)

Etrenal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

50 First Dates (2004)

Memento (2000)

 

Chapter 8  –  Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 8 – BMI Table

Chapter 8 – Characteristics of Self Actualized People

Chapter 8 – How Are You Feeling

Chapter 8 – Inverted U Theory

Chapter 8 – Maslow Hierarchy of Needs

Chapter 8 – Measurement of Self-Actualized People Worksheet

Chapter 8 – Measurement of Self-Actualized People – Scoring Form

Chapter 8 – Motivational Perspectives

Chapter 8 – Signs of Anorexia

Chapter 8 – Strategies for Increasing Happiness

Chapter 8 – Theories of Motivation

Chapter 8 – Theories of Emotion

Chapter 8 – James Lange Theory of Emotion

Chapter 8 – Two-Factor Theory of Emotion

American Dietetic Association

Chapter 9  –  Lifespan Development

Chapter 9 – Cognitive Stages of Development

Chapter 9 – Egocentrism, Conservation, Centration

Chapter 9 – Stages of Puberty

Chapter 9 – Teratogens page 1

Chapter 9 – Teratogens page 2

Chapter 9 – American Family Structure

Chapter 9 – Infant Milestones

Chapter 9 – Piaget Conservation Experiment

Dominant and Recessive List

Chapter 9 – TIME-First nine Months Shape your Life

 

WEB LINKS

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Baby Place

Bright Futures

Child Study

National Parent Information Network

Jean Piaget Archives

Teen Advice

Health And Age

National Institute on Aging

Chapter 9 – ChildhoodObesity

 

FILM

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

The Incredibles (2004)

Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)

Big Fish (2003)

 

Video Clips

Conservation

 

Chapter 10  –  Personality

Chapter 10 – Cattell’s 16PF

Chapter 10 – Defense Mechanism matching game

Chapter 10 – Five Factor Model of Personality

Chapter 10 – Freud’s Psychosexual Stages

Chapter 10 – Personality Defense Mechanisms

Chapter 10 – Personality Perspectives

Chapter 10 – Rorschach Inkblot Test

 

WEB LINKS

Personality Theories

C.G. Jung

Personality Tests

Rorschach Inkblot Test

 

VIDEO CLIPS

Rorschach Inkblot Test (turn down volume)

 

FILM

Bridget Jone’s Diary (2001)

Bridget Jone’s : The Edge of Reason (2004)

 

Chapter 11  –  Social Psychology

Chapter 11 – Worksheet – To Help or Not

Chapter 11 – Cognitive Dissonance – Grasshoppers

Chapter 11 – Common Attributional Biases

Chapter 11 – Components of an Attitude

Chapter 11 – Factors that promote Conformity

Chapter 11 – Life Expectancy Quiz

Chapter 11 – Life Expectancy Quiz page 2

Chapter 11 – Diversity Exercise

Chapter 11 – Milgram’s Photos

Chapter 11 – Milgram Results

Chapter 11 – Resisting Authority

Chapter 11 – Common Attribitional Biases

Chapter 11 – Beliefs and Thoughts

Chapter 11 – Cognitive Dissonance and Grasshoppers

Digital Age and the Brain – 2010

Does your language shape the way you think (NY Times 2010)

What is it about 20 Something’s (NY TIMES August 2010)

 

VIDEO CLIPS

Milgram

Asch’s Conformity  cc

Bystander Effect  cc

Bystander Effect – baby  cc

Would you let someone eat a dirty pastry?  cc

Would you steal from a visually impaired person?  cc

Would you stop a hate crime?

Jeane Kilbourne and advertising.

Jean Kilbourne and advertising #2.

 

Chapter 12  –  Stress, Health, and Coping

Chapter 12 – Coping Strategies

Chapter 12 – Social Readjustment Rating Scale

Chapter 12 – Why Exercise Helps Stress

Video

Psychological Stress (explanation) (3 mim)

Humanistic Psychology: (Stress management, Anxiety, Maslow’s Hierarchy) (8 min)

Relaxation Guided Visualization (15 min)

 

Chapter 13  –  Psychological Disorders

Chapter 13 – Bipolar Article

Chapter 13 – DSM-IV-TR

Chapter 13 – National Comorbidity Survey – Disorders

Chapter 13 – Symptoms of Major Depression

 

Chapter s3 – Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 13 – Dissociative Disorders

Chapter 13 – Mood Disorders

Chapter 13 – Obsessions and Compulsions

Chapter 13 – Personality Disorders

Chapter 13 – Psychological Disorders

Chapter 13 – Types of Schyzophrenia

Can Pre-schoolers be Depressed (NY Times)

Alzheimer’s Disease (NY Times 12/2010)

Alzheimer’s Disease (NY Times 1/2011)

Alzheimer’s and Genetics (NY Times 4/3/11)

 

WEB LINKS

ADHD

National Mental Health Association

Psychiatry 24×7

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Depression

Personality Disorders

Dissociative Disorders

Autism

Answers for Autism

Schizophrenia

Rachel’s Challenge

 

VIDEO

 

 

FILM

Cosi (1996)

Copycat (1995)

Aviator (2004)

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Jacknife (1989)

Pollock (2000)

What About Bob (1991)

Taxi Driver (1976)

Monster (2003)

Me, Myself, and Irene (2000)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

The Caveman’s Valentine (2001)

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