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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinFall

PSY105 Chapter 1: Psychology: Yesterday and Today

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18 Nov 2015
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Psychology is the scientific study of mental processes (not observable) and behaviours (observable). Description: psychologists seek to describe very s
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinFall

PSY105 Chapter 3: Neuroscience

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18 Nov 2015
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PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Implicit Learning, Doorbell, Classical Conditioning

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15 Apr 2016
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Learning some experience that results in a relatively long-lasting change in the sate of the learner. Habituation a process whereby repeated exposure t
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinFall

PSY105 Chapter 2: Psychology as a Science

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18 Nov 2015
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Learning objective: list two core beliefs of a science, and describe the steps in the scientific method. Two core beliefs of science: the universe oper
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinWinter

PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Implicit Memory, Basal Ganglia, Semantic Network

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15 Apr 2016
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Information processing model view of memory suggesting that information moves among three memory stores during encoding, storage and retrieval. Working
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinFall

PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Phlegm, Neurology, Ulric Neisser

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30 Sep 2015
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Behaviours are observable activities of an organism in relation to environmental cues, whereas mental processes aim to describe the activity of our bra
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinWinter

PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Lamellar Corpuscle, Taste Bud, Olfactory Receptor

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15 Apr 2016
19
Synesthesia sensory response is different to what is stimulated. *there is a theory that we are born this way and our brains develop (pruning) The bask
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinWinter

PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Francis Bacon, Karl Popper, Conjoined Twins

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15 Apr 2016
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Psy105 chapter 2: psychology as a science. Two core beliefs: the universe operates according to natural laws, such laws are discoverable and testable.
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RYERSONPSY 105Genevieve QuintinWinter

PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Edward B. Titchener, Action Potential, Xenophanes

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15 Apr 2016
15
Psychology the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. The activities of our brain when engaged in thinking, observing the environment and u
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