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Introductory Psychology


Introductory Psychology examination covers material that is usually taught in a one-semester undergraduate course in introductory psychology. It stresses basic facts, concepts, and generally accepted principles. Exam questions will require you to demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Knowledge of terminology, principles, and theory
  • Comprehension, evaluation, and analysis of problem situations
  • Application of knowledge to new situations

Topics covered include:

  • History, Approaches, Methods
    • History of psychology
    • Approaches: biological behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic
    • Research methods: experimental, clinical, correlational
    • Ethics in research
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
    • Etiology
    • Endocrine system
    • Functional organization of the nervous system
    • Genetics
The required Textbook for Advanced and Premier Psychology 3rd edition ISBN 9780205832576

The required textbook(s) for the Traditional course are listed below.

  • Psychology   
      8th by Henry Gleitman, James Gross, and Daniel Reisberg - W.W. Norton,
        
    ISBN 9780393932508