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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Subliminal Stimuli, Absolute Threshold, Neural Adaptation

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Sensation: the stimulation of sense organs, the sensory organs (ex. Eyes, ears, etc. ) absorb energy: the absolute threshold is the minimum stimulus in
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Fergus I. M. Craik, The Cocktail Party, Cognitive Load

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Chapter 7: human memory: there are 3 key processes involved in memory, encoding. This involves forming a memory code: storage, retrieval. Involves main
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Myelin, Multiple Sclerosis, Axon Terminal

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There are two major categories of the cells in the nervous system: neurons. Individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrate, and transmi
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO 104 Chapter 10: Chapter10_Motivation and Emotion

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Learning objectives: be able to define motivation and motive, be able to list and explain drive theory, incentive theories, and evolutionary theories.
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Johns Hopkins University, American Psychological Association, Edward B. Titchener

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The word psychology translates to the study of the mind . A new science is born: the contributions of wundt and hall. Philosophy and physiology are the
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Circadian Rhythm, Theta Wave, Alpha Wave

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Consciousness is defined as the awareness of internal and external stimuli. It includes: your awareness of external events, awareness of internal sensa
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Naturalistic Observation, Psychological Testing, Descriptive Statistics

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Looking for laws: the scientific approach to behavior. The scientific approach asserts that events are governed by some discernable laws or principles.
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Conditioned Taste Aversion, Behavior Modification

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In fact, learning is a change in how an organism does something or thinks based on experiences during their existence. Learning is not something that i
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U OF APHYS130John DavisFall

PHYS130 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Khufu, International System Of Units, Planck Time

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The standard corresponds to exactly 1. 0 unity of the quantity. Base standards must be both accessible and invariable. The international system of unit
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Intelligence Quotient, Psychological Testing, Content Validity

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Psychological tests are standardized measures of a person"s sample behavior: it is a sample behavior because people do not act the same way all the tim
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U OF ACHEM103Veinot( G)Fall

CHEM 103 Chapter 10: Ch.10 Chemical Bonding

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1. electrons, especially those of the outermost (valence) electronic shell, play a fundamental role in chemical bonding: in some cases, electrons are t
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U OF APSYCO104Eric LeggeFall

PSYCO104 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Connotation, Denotation, Fallacy

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Language consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combining those symbols, that can be used to generate an infinite variety of messages.
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