Psych3: Behavior and Cognition




SSPBC1: Approaches to Learning

  • SSPBC1a: Learning and Experience

  • SSPBC1b: Behavioral Theory of Learning

  • SSPBC1c: Classical and Operant Conditioning

  • SSPBC1d: Behavior and Social Learning theory



SSPBC2: Information  Processing

  • SSPBC2​a: Memory

  • SSPBC2b: Enhance Memory

  • SSPBC3c: Forgetting

  • SSPBC4d: Problem Solving



SSPBC3: Human Development​

  • SSPBC3a: Physical Changes of a Human

  • SSBPC3b: Developmental Theory

  • SSPBC3c: Language Theory

  • SSPBC3d: Critical Periods in Development.

Psychology Course Overview


Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It is a unique science that often necessitates the use of special measurements and research methods.


The course consists of  five units:

  1. psychological foundations and research,

  2. biological foundations,

  3. change in behavior and cognition,

  4. variability of behavior among individual and groups, and

  5. social psychology.  

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SSPBF4: Sensation & Perception

  • SSPBF3a: Eye and Ear Structures

  • SSPBF3b: Vision Defects

  • SSPBF3c: Theories of Sensation

  • SSPBF3d: Illusions​

  • SSPBF3e: Top-down/Bottom-up processing



SSPBF5: Motivation and Emotion

  • SSPBF5a: Motivation

  • SSPBF5b: Emotion​

Psych2: Biological Foundations - Part B

Standards of Excellence

Psych1: Foundations




SSPFR1: History and Perspectives of Psychology

  • SSPFR1a: Define Psychology

  • SSPFR1b: Identify Key Figures in Psychology 
  • SSPFR1c: Major Occupations in Psychology


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SSPFR2: Research Methods and Statistics

  • SSPFR2a: Explain Research

  • SSPFR2b: Conduct Research

  • SSPFR2c: Research Elements

  • SSPFR2d: Correlation

  • SSPFR2e: Statistics

  • SSPFR2f: Graphics

  • SSPFR2g: Ethics

​​​​​Psych5: Social Psychology




​​​SSPSP1: Social Behaviors and Attitudes​


  • ​SSPSP1a: Influence of the social environment

  • SSPSP1b: Attribution and cognitive dissonance

  • SSP​SPc: Affiliation and attraction

  • SSPSPd: Ethics in social psychology

Psych2: Biological Foundations




SSPBF1: Biological Systems

  • SSPBF1a: The Nervous System

  • SSPBF1b: The Neuron

  • SSPBF1c: Neurotransmission

  • SSPBF1d: The Brain

  • SSPBF1e: Brain Imaging

  • SSPBF1f: Genetics in Behavior



SSPBF2: Consciousness

  • SSPBF2a: Altered States of Conciousness

  • SSPBF2b: The Sleep Cycle

  • SSPBF2c: Sleeping and Dreaming​

  • SSPBF2c: Sleep and Dreams Extra Credit

  • SSPBF2d: Hypnosis

  • SSPBF2e: Addiction

  • SSPBF2f: Drugs and Behavior


SSPBF3: Stress

  • SSPBF3: Reactions to Stress ​

  • SSPBF3: Coping with​ Stress​

​​​Psych4: Variability of Behavior




SSPVB1: Intelligence

  • SSPVB1a: Differentiate intelligences

  • SSPVB1b: Intelligence, heredity and environment

  • SSPVB1c: Intelligence tests

  • SSPVB1d: Measurement of intelligence



SSPVB2: Personality​

  • SSPVB2a: Psychodynamic Theory

  • SSPVB2b: Humanistic Perspective

  • SSPVB2c: Trait Perspective

  • SSPVB2d: Social-Cognitive Perspective

  • ​SSPVB2e: Personality Assessment Tools



SSPVB3: Abnormal Behavior and  Treatment

  • SSPVB3a: Normal from Disordered Behavior

  • SSPVB3b: Psychological Disorders

  • SSPVB3c: Treatments

  • SSPVB3d: Labeling Psychological Disorders

  • SSPVB3e: Treatments of Psych. Disorders​​