Spencerian College
Introduction to Psychology
Fall 2012 

Stephen Landman, Ph.D.
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Test 1 Study Guide

Syllabus - Psy 214 Fall 2012
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Chapter 1 Readings
Common Sense Quiz
Research Methods in Psychology (Adobe Acrobat File)
Positive and negative Correlations
Stem Cell Cloning Fraud
Milgram Study Overview
Milgram Study - Videos
Mt. Washington, KY McDonald's Sex Hoax
Psychic Sylvia Browne
Births and the Full Moon


Chapter 2 Readings  -  The Nervous System & the Endocrine System
In Diabetes, a Complex of Causes
Powerpoint on the Nervous System
Split Brain Video
Sodium/Potassium Pump Video
Modern Medical Imaging Methods - Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf) file


Chapter 4 PowerPoint on Drug Altered Consciousness and Hypnosis
Chapter 7 PowerPoint on Intelligence & Mental Abilities
If you can't see these PowerPoint Presentations, you can download a free PowerPoint Viewer from Microsoft.Powerpoint 2003 ViewerPowerpoint 2007 Viewer (best to get this one).
Musical Savant
Photographic Memory & Drawing Savant
Math Savant
Real Life: Zimbardo Lesson # 2
Math Savant on the David Letterman Show
Acquired Savant Article


Chapter 10 Readings  -  Personality
Sigmund Freud - Boeree
Freud's Contributions and Weaknesses
Defense Mechanisms
Projection - Empirical Evidence Supporting Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Homophobia
Maslow's Self-Actualization
Powerpoint on Personality
Study Says Spanking Linked to Kids' Later Aggression


Chapter 12 Readings  -  Psychological Disorders
Psychological Disorders Powerpoint
Sexual Disorders
Anxiety Disorders Powerpoint
Self-injurious behavior
Autism Diagnoses Skyrocket
Chapter 13 Readings  -  Therapies
Therapies Powerpoint
Alzheimer's Care


Chapter 14 Readings  -  Social Psychology
The Killing of Kitty Genovese
Stanford Prison Study - Philip Zimbardo
Real Life: Zimbardo Lesson # 1
IPCN Library
A Class Divided - Demonstration of the Effects of Discrimination