Unit 3 Psychology: The Conscious Self

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Unit 3 Psychology: The Conscious Self
1 Mind, Brain and Body
1.1 Consciousness
1.1.1 Levels of Awareness Content Limitations Selective Attention Divided Attention Controlled v.s Autonomic Processes Perceptual And Cognitive Distortions Emotional Awareness Self Control Time Orientation
1.1.2 Altered State Of Consciousness Daydreaming Drug/Alcohol Induced Meditative State
1.1.3 Normal Waking Consciousness
1.2 Sleep
1.2.1 Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) Stage 1 Hypnic Jerk Stage 2 K-Complexes Sleep Spindles Stage 3 (Moderate Deep Sleep) Stage 4 (Very Deep Sleep)
1.2.2 Rapid Eye Movement (REM)
1.2.3 Sleep Deprivation Microsleep Total Sleep Deprivation Partial Sleep Deprivation
1.2.4 Purpose Of Sleep Survival/Adaptive Restorative
1.2.5 Sleep-Wake Cycle Adolescence
1.2.6 Use Of Sleep Laboratories Self Report Subjective Data Objective Data Video Monitoring
1.3 Polysomnograph
1.3.1 Electroencephalograph
1.3.2 Electro-oculograph (EOG)
1.3.3 Electromyograph (EMG)
1.3.4 Heart Rate
1.3.5 Galvanic Skin Response
1.3.6 Body Temperature
1.4 Nervous System
1.4.1 Central Nervous System Brain Temporal Lobe Wernicke's Area Wernicke's Aphasia Occipital Lobe Primary Visual Cortex Parietal Lobe Primary Somatosensory Cortex Spatial Neglect (Right Lobe Only) Frontal Lobe Broca's Area Broca's Aphasia Primary Motor Cortex Corpus Callosum Hemispheric Specialisation Right Hemisphere Left Hemisphere Split Brain - Sperry and Gazzaniga Spinal Cord
1.4.2 Neuron Sensory/Afferent Interneuron Motor/Efferent
1.4.3 Peripheral Nervous System Somatic Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic Nervous System Parasympathetic Nervous System
2 Memory
2.1 Models For Explaining Human Memory
2.1.1 Atkinson-Shiffrin's Multi-Store Model Of Memory Sensory Memory Iconic Memory (Sperling) Echoic Memory STM (Working Memory) Forgetting Decay Displacement Increase Duration Maintenance Rehearsal Elaborative Rehearsal Chunking Serial Position Effect Primacy Effect Recency Effect Control Processes Attention Rehearsal Retrieval
2.1.2 Craik And Lockharts Levels of Processing Framework Deep Processing Shallow Processing
2.1.3 Baddeley and Hitch's Model of Working Memory The Episodic Buffer The Visuo-Spatial Sketchpad The Phonological Loop Central Executive
2.1.4 Encoding-Storage-Retrieval
2.1.5 Long Term Memory Semantic Network Theory Spreading Activation Procedural Memory (Implicit Memory) Declarative Memory (Explicit Memory) Episodic Memory (Events) Semantic Memory (Facts)
2.2 Mechanisms For Memory Formation
2.2.1 Brain Structures In Memory Temporal Lobe Amygdala Hippocampus
2.2.2 Consolidation Theory Reconsolidation
2.2.3 Neurotransmitters Glutamate Norepinephrine (NE) Acetylcholine (ACh) Dopamine (DA)
2.2.4 Neurons Dendrites Synaptic Gap Receptor Sites Presynaptic Neuron Post-Synaptic Neuron Synapse Soma/Cell body Nucleus Myelin Sheath Terminal Buttons Axon Buttons
2.2.5 Amnesia Resulting From Brain Trauma And Neurodegenerative Diseases Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Amnesia Anterograde Amnesia Retrograde Amnesia
2.2.6 Memory Decline Over Lifespan Effect On LTM Effect on STM
2.2.7 Changes In Structure and Function Of Neurons Long Term Potentiation (LTP) Synaptic Growth More Dendrite Spines More Responsive Neurotransmitter Greater Effect Of NT at Receptor Sites Increase # of NT Produced and Released
2.3 Theories Of Forgetting
2.3.1 Forgetting Accessibility Availability
2.3.2 Forgetting Curve Hermann Ebbinghaus
2.3.3 Motivated Forgetting Repression Suppression
2.3.4 Interference Theory Proactive Interference Retroactive Interference
2.3.5 Retrieval Failure Theory Tip-Of-The-Tongue Phenomenon Retrieval Cues
2.3.6 Decay Theory
2.4 Manipulation and Improvement Of Memory
2.4.1 Mnemonic Devices Acronyms Acrostics Narrative Chaining
2.4.2 Retrieval Cues Context Dependent State Dependent Cues
2.4.3 Measures Of Retention Recall Free Recall Cued Recall Relearning Recognition
2.4.4 Elizabeth Loftus
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