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PSYC 412 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Cingulate Cortex, Sympathetic Nervous System, Cerebral Palsy
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Chapter 2 Nervous System o CNS: Brain and spinal cord o PNS: Somatic nervous system and autonomic nervous system Autonomic Nervous System o Sympathetic: Prepares body for action o...

Psychology
PSYC 412
Benotsch
PSYC 412 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ventromedial Nucleus Of The Hypothalamus, Childhood Obesity, Relapse Prevention
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Chapter 5 Obesity: excessive accumulation of body fat o Health risk o Global epidemic of obesity o Serious problem in the US o 2nd leading cause of premature mortality/morbidity ...

Psychology
PSYC 412
Benotsch
PSYC 317 Lecture 2: chapter 2
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Chapter 2 Behavioral variability o How and why behavior varies across individuals, time, and situations Descriptive statistics o Summarize and describe behavior of participants in a study o Mean, median, mode, standard dev...

Psychology
PSYC 317
Shivy
PSYC 317 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Theoretical Definition, Operational Definition
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Types of behavioral research o Basic research Conducted to understand psychological processes without regard for whether or not the knowledge immediately is applicable ...

Psychology
PSYC 317
Shivy
PSYC 412 Lecture 3: chapter 4
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Chapter 4 Aerobic exercise o Sustained exercise that stimulatesstrengthens heartlungs o Improves bodys utilization of oxygen Exercise benefits o Decreased risk of Heart disease Stroke Cancers Type II Diabetes o Increases i...

Psychology
PSYC 412
Benotsch
PSYC 412 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Adolescent Health, Socioeconomic Status, Social Influence
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Chapter 3 Role of behavioral factors in disease and disorder o Good health behaviors: Reduce deaths Delay deaths Increase years of life with no disease or c...

Psychology
PSYC 412
Benotsch
PSYC 412 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Biopsychosocial Model, American Public Health Association, Helicobacter Pylori
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Chapter 1 Health psychologists focus on: o Health promotion and maintenance o Prevention and treatment o Etiology and correlates of health, illness, and dysfunction o Healthcare system and formulation of health policy o Co...

Psychology
PSYC 412
Benotsch
PSYC 302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Testicle, Pituitary Gland, Hypothalamus
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Research Methods in Developmental Psychology Causation Change in one variable measured directly caused by another variable Time sequencing One happens before the other Can directly compare 2 groups, both have one variable ...

Psychology
PSYC 302
Reid
PSYC 302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Child Labour, Emerging Adulthood And Early Adulthood, Heredity
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Overview of Developmental Psychology Development Domains Biological: physical and biological changes; influences cognitivesocioemotional processes Socioemotional: changes in relationships, emotions, personality, social con...

Psychology
PSYC 302
Reid
PSYC 318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Classical Test Theory, Item Response Theory
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Psychometrics Item difficulty of test takers who responded correctly Item discrimination Difference in performance on an item between high and low scorers on the total scale Itemtotal correlation Relationship of item perf...

Psychology
PSYC 318
Keeley
PSYC 318 Lecture 1: Intro to Testing and Types of Tests
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Ancient Chinese administered first psychological tests for job qualifications Frenchman Alfred Binet began to study learning patterns in children Developed an intelligence test to dictate schooling and norms in which each ...

Psychology
PSYC 318
Keeley
PSYC 406 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Retina, Positron Emission Tomography, Hemoglobin
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Cortical Organization Electronic map on V1 Retinotopic map: electron map of retina on cortex Cortical magnification: small area of fovea represented by large area on visual cortex Positr...

Psychology
PSYC 406
Carpenter
PSYC 406 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Axon, Retina, Limulus
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Neural Processing Receptive field Area on retina that causes neuron to fire Determined by monitoring single cell responses Research example for vision Stimulus is presenting ...

Psychology
PSYC 406
Carpenter
PSYC 406 Lecture 2: The Beginnings of the Perceptual Process
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The Beginnings of the Perceptual Process Distal stimulus Light is reflected and focused to create an image on the retina (proximal stimulus) Energy = wavelength Visible human spectrum is 400 to 700 nanometers Most perceive...

Psychology
PSYC 406
Carpenter
PSYC 406 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Absolute Threshold, Sensory Neuron, Gustav Fechner
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Chapter 1 7 steps of the perceptual process Stimuli in environment Light reflected and focused Receptor processes Neural processing Perception Recognition Action Distal and proximal stimuli (steps 12) Environmental stimulu...

Psychology
PSYC 406
Carpenter
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Acute Stress Reaction, Abnormal Psychology, Conversion Disorder

permacharts MT Abnormal Psychology 2nd EDITION INTRODUCTION ...

Psychology
PSYC90H3
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Sigmund Freud, Classical Conditioning

permacharts MT College Psychology College Psychology 2nd EDITION ...

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PSYC90H3
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Penis Envy, Anal Retentiveness, Castration Anxiety

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PSYC90H3
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