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ELONPSY 111Michelle Baker- RussellFall

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Episodic Memory, Chopsticks, Multiple Choice

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Free recall- to produce a response, as you do on essays or short answers on a test. Cued recall- receiving significant hints about the material to reme
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ELONPSY 111Michelle Baker- RussellFall

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Vitreous Body, Detection Theory, Optic Nerve

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Sensation is the detection of stimuli- energies from the world around us that affect us in some way. Receptors- specialized cells that convert environm
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ELONPSY 111Michelle Baker- RussellFall

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Stroop Effect, Fidgeting

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How people organize their thoughts into language. Attending to something and categorizing what it is. Attention- the tendency to respond to and remembe
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Fundamental Attribution Error, Cognitive Dissonance, Social Cognition

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Karyotype, Guanine, Cytosine

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Uses dna as evidence to free people wrongly convicted of crimes. Dna testing is standard part of court cases. Extremely accurate way to match crime sce
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Sensory Memory, Long-Term Memory, Episodic Memory

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The ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations in our environment. Voluntary attention: top down brain pathways, result of effort, builds self-r
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious Mind, Behaviorism

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Definition: a pattern of enduring, distinctive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that characterize the way an individual adapts to the world. Theoretic
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Global Hectare, Ecological Footprint, Carbon Footprint

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Use of earth"s resources in a way that will not permanently destroy or deplete them. Living within the limits of earth"s biocapacity (ability to sustai
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Dependent And Independent Variables

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An approach to testing beliefs that involves. We assume all beliefs may be incorrect. Watching too much violent tv will lead to violence in children. G
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ELONPSY 111AllSpring

PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Membrane Technology, Electron Microscope, Cell Membrane

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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Allele Frequency, Birth Weight, Aureus

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A population is a group of organisms of the same species living together in the same area. An entire population can change (evolve) when some traits ar
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PSY 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Positive Psychology, Classical Conditioning, Psychoanalysis

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