HSP3U1 Unit 4 Anthropology Test
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HSP3U1 Unit 4 Anthropology Test
hsp3u1 anthro grade 11 bruscia poop
What is perception?
How we make sense of our senses
What influences perception? (5)
Nature of stimulus
Change, repetition, size, and intensity
Background and surroundings of stimulus
What is a defense mechanism?
Ways of dealing with a problem so it is less troublesome; are not harmful unless we rely on them
Name the 7 types of defense mechanisms
Rationalization (sweet lemons and sour grapes)
Pushing something out of conscience mind
Denying the existence
Coming up with reasons as to not accept the real reason
Projecting bad qualities onto others
Taking extreme feelings and acting out the opposite
When a problem cannot be dealt maturely, revert to childlike manners
What is a neuroses?
Exaggerated defense mechanisms to deal with anxieties and life
What is a psychoses?
More severe than neuroses; caused by organic and chemical damage
Neuroses or psychoses: can deal with daily life
Neuroses or psychoses: cannot deal with daily life
Characteristics of neuroses
Aware of problem
Cannot cope but in touch with reality
Do not hallucinate, delusion, personality change
Characteristics of psychoses
unable to function normally
unaware of problem
lose touch with reality via hallucinations and delusions and personality shifts
Name five types of neuroses
Name two types of psychoses
Name three types of functional psychoses
What's an organic psychoses?
Organic problems, vitamin deficiencies, poisons, damaged brain
What's manic depression?
Super high to suicidal
Lose contact with reality, live in fantasy, emotionally flat, hallucinations, delusions, illogical
What are the four types of schiozphrenia?
Catatonic (stay still)
What are the two types of personality disorders?
Psychopathic (no conscience)
What's the new definition of intelligence?
The ability to learn from past mistakes from biological inheritance and past experiences
What is the old definition of intelligence?
Intelligence quotient: attempt to measure intellectual ability and probably success in school through standardized testing
Who created the first standardized testing?
Alfred Binet & Theodore Simon (called the Simon Binet test)
How do you calculate IQ?
mental age / chronological age x 100
What IQ score labels you gifted? Slow learned?
What are the problems with labels such as gifted and slow learner?
Gifted labels encouraged students & increased self confidence
Teacher's expectations change because of label
Teacher awarded higher marks
Teacher paid more attention to them
Why do minorities score lower in IQ tests?
Experiences differ from those of test makers
Culturally based on middle class white Americans
Name the weaknesses of IQ testing (6)
Assuming IQ tests can measure intelligence
IQ cannot be alterable
Doesn't measure other skills and abilities
Doesn't consider subject's state of mind
Label students incorrectly = self fulfilling prophecy
What's the pigeon effect?
Test may sometimes label students incorrectly = self fulfilling prophecy
What are the nine types of intelligences?
What are some negative self fulfilling prophecies in the movie "Stand and Deliver"?
Daughter about to be pulled out of school to work at the restaurant bs stupid
Police stopping teenagers bc delinquints
No summer school for kids - pointless
No university; not gonna amount to anything slow learner
Math department saying they can't learn calculus