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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

All Notes from Psychology 101

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The neuron, the brain, and the nervous systems: basic structure and function. 1. connects nerve cells in the central nervous system. 1. takes some sort
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Solomon Asch, Fritz Heider, Physical Attractiveness

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Social psychology- branch of psychology concerned with the way individual thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by others. Person perception
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Noxious Stimulus, Amygdala, Operant Conditioning Chamber

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Phobias- irrational fears of specific objects or situations. Classical conditioning- type of learning in which a stimulus acquires the capacity to evok
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Operational Definition, Central Tendency, Descriptive Statistics

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Looking for laws: the scientific approach to behavior. The scientific approach assumes that events are governed by some lawful order. Measurement and d
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Frontal Lobe, Axon Terminal, Morphine

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Neurons- individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrate, and transmit information. Basic links that permit communication within the ner
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Operant Conditioning, Twin Study, Fugue State

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Medical model- proposes that it is useful to think of abnormal behavior as a disease. Brought improvements in the treatment of those who exhibited abno
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Procedural Memory, Decay Theory, Sensory Memory

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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Preconscious, Sex Therapy, Extraversion And Introversion

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Personality- refers to an individual"s unique set of consistent behavioral traits. Personality trait- durable disposition to behave in a particular way
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Temporal Lobe, Multiple Sclerosis, Agonist

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Neurons: individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrate, and transmit information, permit communication within the nervous system/ exte
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Electroconvulsive Therapy, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis

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Instead of emphasizing personal insights, behavior therapists make direct efforts to alter problematic responses and maladaptive habits. Clinical /coun
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RUTGERS01:830:101Professor Stephen KillianskiFall

01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Grey Matter, Stillbirth, Syphilis

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Development- the sequence of age-related changes that occur as a person progresses from conception to death. Zygote- a one-celled organism formed by th
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