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Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Franz Mesmer, Hypnosis, Ideomotor Phenomenon

Hypnosis ● hypnosis is specific form of verbal control that apparenlty enables one person to control another person's behaviour, thoughts, and perceptions ● Franz Anton Mesmer discovered modern hypnosis when he f...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Sough, Psychiatric Services, Comorbidity

Help seeking and perceived need for helpPpl from minority groups have problems asking for help 78 used mental health services in the past yearabout half of those seeking help had a concurrent psjcytiric diagnosis The vast ...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Sleep Deprivation, Ryback, Cerebral Cortex

Functions of Sleep ● sleep is univeral behaviour  Indus dolphins live in mud and have become blind because vision is not useful – very dangerous for it to sleep and does not stop swimming but sleeps at 4-6...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Drugs that modify perceptions or produce hallucinations.docx

Drugs that modify perceptions or produce hallucinationsdrugs that affect synapses that use ts seratonin seratonin plays important role in control of dreaming during REMLSD psilocybin and DMT supress activity of seratonins...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Cerebral Palsy, Degenerative Disease, Motor Disorder

Disorder Description Cerebral palsy A motor disorder caused by damage to the cerebrum at the time of birth. Schizoprenia A psychot...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Sports Game, Amplified Bible, Beck Depression Inventory

 Depression is one of the most profound human experience because it is fundamentally about loss  Depression involves wide range of symptoms, core features are persistent feelings of sadness, despair, unpleas...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Moral Treatment, General Paresis Of The Insane, Tuberculosis

Development of Asylums th  until the end of the crusades in the 15 cen there were very few mental hospitals in Europe th ...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Cognitive Psychology, Lateralized Readiness Potential, Bereitschaftspotential

Evaluating Scientific Issues: Does Conscious Thought Control Behaviour ● previously psychologists would not study consciousness because it was not observable behaviour – Descartes thought human actions were control...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Auditory Cortex, Visual Cortex, Primary Motor Cortex

Control of Behaviour ● regulating physiological functions – looks inward (body temperature, blood pressure, nutrient levels) Organization of Cerebral Cortex ● contains large groove/fissure called central fissure...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Wason Selection Task, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning

Deductive Reasoning • Inferring specific instances from general principles o Categorical Syllogism • An argument describing the relations between categories of things ...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Stereotype Threat, Gender Role

 Consequences of prejudice from the point of view of the target of prejudice, in specific, stereotype threat  By prejudice we are referring to a kind of attitude, a particular kind of evaluation, a negative o...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Explicit Memory

Consciousness as a Social Phenomenon ● first position on consciousness is that it is not a natural phenomenon and that it is supernatural and miraculous not to be understood by human mind ● second position is th...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Anal Stage, Oral Stage, Repetition Compulsion

 Can we change our defining characteristic, and the answer to that is yes  As a whole or a group after a certain amount of time, you will naturally gain or lose characteristics, naturally become more conscious, m...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Bipolar Disorder, Personal Distress, Psych

Bretts Childhood  His recent inability to maintain an erection when making love to his wife was the immediate reason for his seeking therapy  Brett didn’t have a happy childhood. His mother died sud...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher
Psychology 3325 Lecture Notes - Cerebral Cortex, Sensory Cortex, Brainstem

Brain Stem ● Three structures: medulla, pons, and midbrain ● contains neural circuits of neurons that control functions vital to survival of organism in particular and species in general ● medulla – part of bra...

Psychology
Psychology 3325
John Usher

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