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SYRACUSEPSY 205S.HouckFall

PSY 205 Chapter 12: PSY Ch. 12 Book Notes

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1 Dec 2016
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Social psychology: the branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals" thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by others. Person perc
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PSY 205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Dependent And Independent Variables, Naturalistic Observation, Research

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4 Dec 2016
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2. 1: looking for the laws: the scientific approach to behavior. Approach assumes that events are governed by some lawful order. Create ways to measure
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SYRACUSEPSY 205S.HouckFall

PSY 205 Chapter 14: PSY 205 Ch. 14 Book Notes

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1 Dec 2016
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Medical model: proposes that it is useful to think of abnormal behavior as a disease. Etiology: the apparent causation and development history of an il
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PSY 205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Optic Chiasm, Visual Acuity, Lateral Geniculate Nucleus

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4 Dec 2016
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Perception: the selections, organization, and interpretatory of sensory output. Form of radiation that travels as a wave. Measured in amplitude (height
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PSY 205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Peripheral Nervous System, Synaptic Pruning, Autonomic Nervous System

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4 Dec 2016
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Most communicate with only other neurons but many receive information from sensory organs or carry messages from nervous system to other parts of body.
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SYRACUSEPSY 205S.HouckFall

PSY 205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Stopwatch, Operational Definition, Psychological Testing

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15 Sep 2016
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The scientific approach assumes that events are governed by some lawful order. Hypothesis: tentative statement about the relationship between two or mo
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