Introductory Psychology

Psychology 100/101   

 

Instructor:  Uta Wolfe       uwolfe        Gulick 217             phone: 3459

 

 


I.    Class Resources


 

II.  Supplementary Materials by chapter


 





 
 

 
 

I.                Class Resources

 Syllabus  

Presentations

Practice Tests

Paper Guidelines 

Paper Grading Rubric

 


                                                                    Library Links:

                                                                                                                                 Library Resources

                                                                                                                                 Psych Thesaurus

                                                                                                                                 General Search Guidelines


 
 
 
 
 


II. Links to Supplementary Materials (up to Chapter 16)

Chapter 1

    Psychology museum
       http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/index.html

    Mind and Body
        http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/
        http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/Mind/Table.html
        http://www.macalstr.edu/~psych/whathap/UBNRP/Split_Brain/Split_Brain_Consciousness.html

    Philosophy Encyclopedia
        http://www.utm.edu/research/iep

Chapter 2 - Methods

   Junk Science

    http://www.randi.org/

      http://www.node707.com/archives/000650.shtml

     http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20040308&c=1&s=kennedy

 

   Statistical methods
        http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/index.html
     http://www.stats.gla.ac.uk/steps/glossary/index.html
 

 

Chapter 3 - Genetics and Evolution

    Evolution
        http://www.evoyage.com
        http://www.psych.ucsb.edu/research/cep
        http://mcb.harvard.edu/BioLinks/Evolution.html
        http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/evolution.html

   Evolution vs Creation Usenet Group
        http://www.talkorigins.org

   Genetics 
       http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/#
        http://www.kumc.edu/gec/

   Mendel's garden
        http://www.unbf.ca/arts/psychology/likely/mendel/call_mgarden.htm

   Fixed action patterns
       http://salmon.psy.plym.ac.uk/year1/ETHEXPT>HTM#FAP
 
 
 
 

 

Chapter 4  - Learning

   Learning
        http://www.science.wayne.edu/~wpoff/memory.html

   Animal Training at Sea World
        http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Training/atlearn.html

   Rat Conditioning
       http://cayo.net/psy/toons/OppaToons.html

   Instinctual vs. Conditioned behavior 
      Http://www.users.csbsju.edu/~tcreed/pb/misbehav.html

   Violence and Social Learning
        http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/little

    Phobias
        http://phobialist.com/reverse.html
 
 
 

 

Chapter 5 - The Nervous System

    Neuron and Nervous System
        http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/what.html

   Blood Brain Barrier 
     http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/bbb.html

    Action Potential
      http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/ap.html
     http://www.blackwellscience.com/matthews/channel.html        (cool animations!)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Chapter 6 - Motivation, Sleep, Emotion

    Motivation
         Hunger
           http://www.dinesystems.com/control.htm
         Sexual Behavior
           http://www.indiana.edu/~kinsey
         "Science of enjoyment"
           http://www.arise.org/Background.html

   Sleep and Dreams
          http://bisleep.medsch.ucla.edu
          http://www.users.cloud9.net/~thorpy
   Arousal and Emotions
          http://psych.wisc.edu/faculty/pages/croberts/topic8.html
          http://www.teleport.com/~bcat/gallery_g1_5.html 
          http://www.cns.nyu.edu/home/ledoux

 

Chapter 7 - Smell, taste, hearing,
                    psychophysics

Sensory Processes
     http://thalamus.wustl.edu/course
        http://kahuna.psych.uiuc.edu/ipl/index.html

Chemical senses
       http://www.monell.org
     http://www.neuro.fsu.edu/research/vomer.htm
 

Hearing and Sound
       http://asa.aip.org
        http://www.earaces.com/anatomy.htm
       http://oto.wustl.edu/cochlea
       http://www.haskins.yale.edu/Haskins/TIEDE/database.html
       http://www.exploratorium.edu/imap-expl/interf.conf?70,205
        http://www.neurophys.wisc.edu/h&b/index.html
       http://www.music.salford.ac.uk/music2/ceosaudio/project/applet/moreSnd.html

Psychophysics
       http://kahuna.psych.uiuc.edu/ipl/vis/level_2_vis.html
 

Chapter 8 - Vision

   Vision, the eye, demonstrations and more 
         http://www.yorku.ca/eye
         http://members.aol.com/MonT714/tutorial/the_eye/ 
        http://cns-web.bu.edu/pub/laliden/WWW/Visionary/Visionary.html
         http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cow_eye/index.html
         http://www.exploratorium.edu//imap-expl/dl/maps/dl.gbw.conf?136,97
         http://www-bcs.mit.edu/persci/high/gallery/checkershadow_illusion.html
         http://psy.ucsd.edu/~sanstis/SASlides.html
       http://ahsmail.uwaterloo.ca/kin356/ventral/anatomy.htm

  How the world looks to the color blind
       http://www.vischeck.com/showme.shtml

  Synesthesia
       http://web.mit.edu/synesthesia/www/synesthesia.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Chapter 9 - Memory and Consciousness

   Information Processing- overview 
         http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/col/cogsys/infoproc.html

  Sensory Memory and Attention 
        http://www.well.com/user/smalin/miller.html
       http://pantheon.cis.yale.edu/~bayern/feb15-demo1.html

  Working Memory 
         http://www.nimh.nih.gov/events/prfmri.htm

   Memory techniques
         http://www.demon.co.uk/mindtool/memory.html

   Do you remember what a penny looks like??!
       http://www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/common_cents/index.html

   Controversy over repressed memories of childhood abuse
       http://www.jimhopper.com/memory/
         http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/mem.html
        http://www.fmsfonline.org/

Chapter 10- Intelligence and Reasoning

   IQ Tests 
         http://www.queendom.com/tests/index.html

   Nature-Nurture Debate
         http://slate.msn.com/?id=2416
        http://www.psych.umn.edu/psylabs/mtfs/
        http://www.mugu.com/cgi-bin/Upstream/Issues/genetics/index.html

  Problem Solving
      http://www.mtsu.edu/~sschmidt/Cognitive/Problem/problem.html
      http://members.ozemail.com.au/~caveman/Creative

   Language and thought
       http://www.und.ac.za/und/ling/archive/gama-01.html
 

Chapter 11 - Development: 
                 Thought & Language

   Jean Piaget Society 
         http://www.piaget.org/

   Language 
       http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/phonetik/joerg/worldwide/FAQs.html
        http://www.psyc.memphis.edu/POL/POL.htm

  Crocodile Talk
      http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/herpetology/brittoncrocs/croccomm.html
      http://members.ozemail.com.au/~caveman/Creative
 
 
 
 
 

 

Chapter 12 - Social Development: 
 

   Child development
         http://www.nncc.org/Child.Dev/child.dev.page.html

   Birthpsychology
       http://www.birthpsychology.com/index.html
 

  Adolescence
      http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/devel/teen/devel-2.htm

  Sexuality and relationships
      http://www.campuslife.utoronto.ca/services/sec/main.html
                       (click on "topics")

   Death and Dying
       http://mel.lib.mi.us/social/SOC-death.html

 

Chapter 13 - Social Perception and Attitudes

   Breaking down stereotypes 
         http://www.colorado.edu/conflict/peace/treatment/fixstereo.htm

   Cognitive Dissonance 
       http://www.colorado.edu/communication/meta-discourses/Theory/dissonance/

    The self (also relevant to Chapter 15)
       http://www.psych.neu.edu/ISSI/
 

Chapter 14 - Social Influences on Behavior

   Facial expressions 
        http://mambo.ucsc.edu/psl/fanl.html

   Kurt Lewin 
       http://www.infed.org/thinkers/et-lewin.htm

   Milgram
      http://www.stanleymilgram.com/facts.html

   Cultic studies and obedience
     http://www.csj.org 

    Prisoner's dilemma
       http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/pd.html
 

Chapter 15 - Personality

   Personality tests 
        http://www.2h.com/Tests/personality.phtml

   Personality literature guide 
       http://pmc.psych.nwu.edu:80/personality.html

   Minnesota Twin study
      http://www.psych.umn.edu/psylabs/mtfs

   Freud
     http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/mytheory/freud

    Personalilty theories
       http://www.wynja.com/personality/theorists.html

Chapter 16 - Mental Disorders

   Mental Health 
        http://www.mentalhealth.com
       http://www.nimh.nih.gov
 

   Anxiety disorders 
       http://algy.com/anxiety
       http://www.med.nyu.edu/Psych/screens/anx.html

   Mood Disorders
      http://www.med.nyu.edu/Psych/screens/depres.html
      http://www.ndmda.org

   Dissociation
     http://www.dissociation.com/index2.html

    Schizophrenia
       http://www.schizophrenia.com