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Foundations of Psychology A

PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Sleep Disorder, Polysomnography, Comorbidity

Lecture 21 Consciousness 2 310518 Sleep Disorders Sleep loss, and disorders of sleepwake function are among the most commonly reported health problems. They are very common, affecting more than 10 of the population. The f...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Thalamic Reticular Nucleus, Electroencephalography, Thalamus

Lecture 20 States of Consciousness 250518 Important Definitions! Sleep Spindles sudden bursts of oscillatory brain activity generated in the reticular nucleus of the thalamus that occur during stage 2 of light sleep What...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Erik Erikson, Developmental Psychology, Fluid And Crystallized Intelligence

Lecture 19 Lifespan Development 4 240518 Important Definitions! Cohort Effect when cognitive task performance is compared crosssectionally, factors such as schooling, familiarity with test formats and settings etc. can d...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Dazed, Attention Span, Longitudinal Study

Lecture 18 Lifespan Development 3 180518 Important Definitions! Imprinting the attachment to the first moving object that a baby is exposed to within their first 24 hours Attachment in Infancy Attachment is the close emo...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Eye Tracking, Pacifier, Dishabituation

Lecture 17 Lifespan Development 2 170518 Important Definitions! Operation an internalized set of actions that are highly organised. They conform to certain rules and principles of logic. Object Permanence understanding ...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Longitudinal Study, Empiricism, Palmar Grasp Reflex

Lecture 16 Lifespan Development 1 110518 Important Definitions! Developmental Norms the mean age at which various behaviours and characteristics are displayed, (eg. 9 months is the benchmark for standing independently) R...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Phineas Gage, Frontal Lobe, Glutamine

Lecture 15 Personality 4 100518 Neurotransmitters The brain has billions of brain cells that are called neurons. These neurons transmit information through electrical conduction (both within and between nerve cells). Ther...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Gordon Allport, Unearth, Trait Theory

Lecture 14 Personality 3 040518 Important Definitions! Nomothetic Traits trait units that can be applied to all people. Idiographic Traits trait units that are unique to the individual. Aims of Trait Theory To identify ...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Operant Conditioning, Behaviorism, Observational Learning

Lecture 13 Personality 2 030518 Important Definitions! Operant Behaviours responses emitted without a stimulus necessarily being present. Operant Conditioning shaping and reinforcing behaviours Shaping deliberately mou...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Psychosexual Development, Tantrum, Oral Stage

Lecture 12 Personality 1 270418 Important Definitions! Lay a person who is not a health care professional or health care researcher Fixation being stuck in one stage of psychosexual development Elimination the expulsio...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Substantia Nigra, Vasomotor Center, Reticular Formation

Lecture 11 - the Nervous System and its Role in Behaviour 26/04/18 Lateralization - the tendency for some neural functions or cognitive processes to be specialised in one hemisphere rather th...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Somatic Nervous System, Nociception, Proprioception

Lecture 10 the Nervous System and its Role in Behaviour 130418 Important Definitions! Nociception the sensory nervous systems response to certain harmful or potentially harmful stimuli Proprioception the unconscious per...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potential, Action Potential, Astrocyte

Lecture 9 the Nervous System and its Role in Behaviour 120418 Important Definitions! EPSP excitatory postsynaptic current. It is typically Ca2+ or Na+ channels. IPSP inhibitory postsynaptic potential. It is typically Cl...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Binge Eating Disorder, Human Body Weight, Binge Eating

Lecture 8 - Clinical Topics in Health Psychology 29/03/18 Normal vs Clinical - Dieting versus disordered eating - Drinking versus Substance use disorder (alcohol) - Pok...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
PSYC121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Health Belief Model, Transtheoretical Model, Theory Of Planned Behavior

Lecture 7 Health, Stress and Coping 2 230318 Important Definitions! Health Psychology concerned with understanding the psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill and how they respond when th...

Psychology
PSYC121
Samantha Reis
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Sacral Plexus, Lumbar Plexus, Sympathetic Ganglion

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Viral Meningitis, Epidural Hematoma, Meningococcal Disease

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Acute Stress Reaction, Abnormal Psychology, Conversion Disorder

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Sigmund Freud, Classical Conditioning

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Penis Envy, Anal Retentiveness, Castration Anxiety

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