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U OF APSYCO104Amelia ShiFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Peripheral Nervous System, Chemical Substance, Semicircular Canals

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Consists of the brain and spinal cord. Spinal cord - connection, with nerves entering and leaving through spinal cord and reflexes ( simple reflexes do
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U OF APSYCO104Amelia ShiFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Progressive Education, Wilhelm Wundt, Pseudoscience

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Psychology - scientific study of behaviour and the mind , thoughts and mental processes. Mind - internal states/processes that cannot be seen (e. g. th
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Observer-Expectancy Effect, Survey Sampling, Habituation

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Science - an approach to asking and answering questions about the universe around us. Other ways to do so is through religion, authority, rationalism,
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Heredity, Laxative, Drive Theory

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Motivation - needs or desires that energize and direct (almost all) behaviours. Adaptive function: motivated behaviours promote survival advantages. Ne
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Semantic Network, Coding Theory, Sketchpad

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Memory processes that allow us to record and retrieve experiences and information our ability to remember information. Hippocampus - memory consolidati
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Selective Breeding, David Buss, Sexual Differentiation

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Effects on how evolution affects human behaviour today. Based more on theories rather than evidence from experiments. Biologically based mechanisms , w
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Lightning, Conditioned Taste Aversion, Social Learning Theory

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Learning - a relatively permanent change in an organism"s behaviour or capabilities due to experience. Some behaviourists measure learning by changes i
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PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Snoring, Reuptake, Memory Consolidation

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Moment to moment awareness of ourselves and the environment. Can be subjective (private), dynamic (ever changing) and provides self awareness. Self rep
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