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Textbook Notes for PSYC-1105EL at Laurentian University of Sudbury

LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 5.2: Restless Legs Syndrome, Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Hypnosis

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Insomnia: a disorder characterized by an extreme lack of sleep. Onset insomnia: difficulty falling asleep (30+ min) Maintenance insomnia: difficulty re
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 5.1: Circadian Rhythm, Pineal Gland, Theta Wave

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Consciousness: a person"s subjective awareness (thoughts, perception, world experiences, self-awareness) Biological rhythms: evolutionary patterns adap
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Conjunction Fallacy, Representativeness Heuristic, Availability Heuristic

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Prosopagnosia: a common disorder where it is difficult for one to recognize faces. Concept: is the mental representation of an object, event, or idea.
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 5.3: Psilocybin, Theobroma Cacao, Nucleus Accumbens

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Psychedelic mushrooms or psilocybin was previously proposed by a fringe group of psychologist as a treatment for psychological problems. Such an idea w
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELLevin ElizabethSummer

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Oneword, Hearing Loss, Isight

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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaWinter

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 10.1: Motor System, Phocomelia, Visual Acuity

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Developmental psychology is the study of human physical, cognitive, social, and behavioural characteristics across the lifespan. Cross-sectional design
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELLevin ElizabethSummer

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: September 11 Attacks, Lymphatic System, Endocrine System

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Bodily arousal, expressive behaviours, conscious experience, including though and feelings. People may personalize events or generalize their experienc
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Short-Term Memory, Episodic Memory, Iconic Memory

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K. c. could recall the facts about his life (eg where he lived) but could not recall his personal experiences or feelings relating to those faces (eg.
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELLevin ElizabethSummer

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Mindset, Fluid And Crystallized Intelligence, Malnutrition

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Defined as the mental potential to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations. Spearman believed we have one g
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaWinter

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 11.1: Nucleus Accumbens, Impression Management, Allostasis

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Motivation concerns the physiological and psychological processes underlying the initiation of behaviours that direct organisms toward specific goals.
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaWinter

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 11.4: Sympathetic Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System, Microexpression

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An emotional experience consists of: us detecting an emotional item, us having an initial emotional reaction preparing us to respond, and then, after w
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LAURENTIANPSYC-1105ELWhissell CynthiaFall

PSYC-1105EL Chapter Notes - Chapter 1.1-1.2: Heredity, Psychophysics, Empiricism

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There are two unifying qualities for psychological sciences. Psychology involves the study of behavior that can include perceptions, thoughts, and emot
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