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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeSpring

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Neuroplasticity, Content Validity, Heritability

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Intelligence quotient (iq)--> ratio of mental age to chronological age; developed. Intellectual skills show an actual decline at advanced ages so menta
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeWinter

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes -Homeostasis

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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Jerky, Motor Control, Axon Terminal

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Conducts electrical impulses from cell body to muscles, glands, other neurons. Neuron in spinal cord can have axon that extend over 1m (e. g. to finger
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Unconscious Mind, Explicit Memory, Karl Lashley

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Memory refers t the processes that allow us to record and later retrieve experiences and information. Atkinson and shiffrin model memory has 3 major co
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeWinter

Chapter 15.docx

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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Subliminal Stimuli, Unconscious Mind, Preconscious

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Intimately connected with the process of selective attention: selective attention focuses on some stimuli to the exclusion of others. Must operationall
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Detection Theory, Absolute Threshold, Stimulus Modality

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Sensation: the stimulus-detection process by which our sense organs respond to and translate environmental stimuli into nerve impulses that are sent to
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Seymour S. Kety, Kerry Jang, Human Genome Project

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Our physical development is in large part directed by an elaborate genetic blueprint passed on to us by our parents. Our genetic endowment combines wit
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeWinter

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Relapse Prevention, Social Group, Stress Management

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Stress is a pattern of cognitive appraisals, psych responses, and behavioral tendencies that occur in response to perceive imbalance between situation
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeFall

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Behavioural Genetics, Sociobiology, Cognitive Neuroscience

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Scientific study of behavior, internal procceses that cannot be studied by physical means: must be inferred from measureable responses. Schools of psyc
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeWinter

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorder

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Psychological disorders are the 2nd leading cause of disability (after heart disease) Depending on time period psychological views were interpreted dif
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WESTERNPSYCH 1000Dr.MikeWinter

Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Pangs, Libido, Leptin

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Motivation: internal process that activate, guide and maintain behaviour over time (what drives our behaviour?) Motivation theory- innate tendencies (b
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