PSY100H1 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography

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Psychology test # 1 study review notes key terms & definitions. Culture the beliefs, values, rules, and customs that exist within a group of people who share a common language and environment and that are transmitted through learning from one generation to the next. Nature/nurture debate the arguments concerning whether psychological characteristics are biologically innate or acquired through education, experience, and culture. Mind/body problem a fundamental psychological issue that considers whether mind and body are separate and distinct or whether the mind is simply the subjective experience of the physical brain. Evolutionary theory in psychological science, a theory that emphasizes the inherited, adaptive value of behavior and mental activity throughout the history of a species. Adaptations in evolutionary theory, the physical characteristics, skills, or abilities that increase the chances of reproduction or survival and are therefore likely to be passed along to future generations.

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