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Look on trunk for receptors  Theory of mind Gender constancy****** Psychology: the scientific study of the mind, brain and behavior CHAPTER 2: Theory Hypothesis Research Methods: Archival Studies Case Studies Correlational Studies Descriptive Studies Experiments IV, DV, Experimental Group, Control Group, Random Assigment,  Operationalizing the Variables Surveys IRBs (Institutional Review Boards) Informed Consent Deception Confidentiality CHAPTER 3: Endocrine System Central Nervous System Peripheral Nervous System Somatic Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic Division Parasympathetic Division Neurons Receptor Neurons Vision ­ light energy Auditory – pressure changes in the air Taste – molecules in liquid Touch – pressure on skin Smell – molecules in air Sensory (afferent) neurons Motor (efferent) neurons Interneurons (CNS) Action Potential Resting Potential Refractory Period All or None Principle Neurotransmitters Excitatory Inhibitory Lock and Key Module Terminating Neurotrasmission: Reuptake Enzyme Deactivation Autoreceptors Agonist Antagonist Wilder Penfield Broca’s Area – speech, left hemisphere Wernicke’s Area – maps of motor and somatosensory cortexes, all 600 muscles are represented  in motor cortex Optic Chiasm Neuroscience Methods: Lesion EEG ERP PET CT or CAT MRI fMRI TMS CHAPTER 9: Developmental Psychology – the study of how people grow, mature, and change over the  lifespan in physiology, cognition, emotion and social Brain Development Myelination Synaptic Pruning Infant Research Habituation Dishabituation Rod Experiment – infants understand an object moving as one should be continuous Jean Piaget (1886­1980) Schemas Assimilation Accomodation Piaget’s Stages of Development: Sensorimotor Stage Object permanence Preoperational Stage No law of conservation of quantity Egocentrism Concrete Operational Stage Formal Operational Stage Theory of Mind Stages of Moral
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