PSYCHOLOGY REVISION CARDS

What is RETROGRADE AMNESIA?
loss of memory of events before brain damage occured. Forgetting old but able to learn new information.
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temperament IS the stable aspects of our character that are thought to be inherited
TRUE
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extroversion is a personality type that describes people who ARE lively and sociable
TRUE
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introversion is a personality type that describes people who ARE anxious and moody
FALSE
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neuroticism is a personality type that describes people who ARE content with their own company
FALSE
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Name one personality scale
EPI, EPQ, F scale
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A rigid set of attitudes in favour of or against a particular group of people is known as discrimination
TRUE
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An oversimplified, generalised set of ideas about a group of people is known as a stereotype
TRUE
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Treating someone unfavourably because of the colour of their skin is known as prejudice
FALSE
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Tajfel suggested that we gain self-esteem from the group to which we belong
TRUE
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Sherif suggested that competition for scarce resources might cause prejudice
TRUE
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Tajfel suggested that people discriminate against others because they belong to an out-group
TRUE
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An experiment looks at the effect of an independent variable on a dependent variable
TRUE
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Differences between participants do not affect the findings in this design
REPEATED MEASURES
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Often the same material can be used for the task in both conditions in this design
INDEPENDENT GROUPS
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There are no order effects in this design
INDEPENDENT GROUPS
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A disadvantage of conducting research in natural settings is that extraneous variables are hard to control
TRUE
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Common examples of prejudice
RACE, SEX, AGE, RELIGION, COLOUR, PHYSICAL APPEARANCE, DISABILITY, SOCIAL-ECONOMIC STATUS
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What is stereotyping?
HAVING A BELIEF ABOUT A CERTAIN GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND ASSUMING THAT EVERY MEMBER OF THAT GROUP IS THE SAME
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What is prejudice?
AN ATTITUDE WHICH MAKES US THINK IN A FAVOURABLE OR UNFAVOURABLE WAY TOWARDS A SPECIFIC GROUP. IT CAN BE POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE, THOUGH USUALLY IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH NEGATIVE FEELINGS.
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What is positive discrimination?
OFTEN USED AS A "TOOL" TO REBALANCE DISCRIMINATION
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Can employers legally discriminate?
YES IN SOME CASES
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Name a type of observation
OVERT PARTICIPATION OBSERVATION, OVERT NON-PARTICIPATION OBSERVATION, COVERT PARTICIPATION OBSERVATION, COVERT NON-PARTICIPATION OBSERVATION.
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Do introverts work well alone?
YES
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Do introverts easily make new friends
NO
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Are extroverts interested in their own thoughts and feelings?
NO
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Are extroverts often talkative and open?
YES
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Are stable-introverts usually quiet, moody and anxious?
NO
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Are unstable-introverts usually pessimistic, reserved and unsociable?
YES
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Are unstable-extroverts usually restless, active and touchy?
YES
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Are stable-extroverts usually talkative, easygoing and sociable?
YES
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temperament IS the stable aspects of our character that are thought to be inherited

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extroversion is a personality type that describes people who ARE lively and sociable

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introversion is a personality type that describes people who ARE anxious and moody

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neuroticism is a personality type that describes people who ARE content with their own company

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