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WCUPSY 362AzorlosaSpring

PSY 362 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Social Darwinism

Jean-baptiste lamarck : fossils of various species showed that earlier forms were different from current forms; therefore, species changed over time. E
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WCUPSY 384MckibbenSpring

PSY 384 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Dementia

Less than 5% of older adults in the u. s. live in a nursing home. 40% of those over the age of 85. Once the age of 65 hits, individuals have a 70% chan
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WCUPSY 384MckibbenSpring

PSY 384 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Proactivity

Preventative and corrective proactivity model (pcp)- explains how life stresses and lack of good congruence with person-environment interactions result
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WCUPSY 246VerrekiaFall

PSY 246 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Primum Non Nocere

Revolves around societal concerns and cultural values. Fabricating, falsifying, or plagiarizing the proposing, performing, reviewing, or reporting of r
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WCUPSY 120Janet ChangeFall

PSY 120 Chapter 5: Common Experiences of Immigrants and Refugees continued

Men from countries who are used to being the head of the families come to a country where they allow stay-at-home dads . Refugees and immigrant who lac
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WCUPSY 120Janet ChangeFall

PSY 120 Chapter 1-4: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Notes

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WCUPSY 375GawrisiakFall

PSY 375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Delirium Tremens, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Binge Drinking

Behavioral sedation (e. g. , alcohol, sedative, anxiolytic drugs) Increases inhibitory effects - make neural cells worse at firing. Delirium tremens -
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WCUPSY 362AzorlosaSpring

PSY 362 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Philippe Pinel, Sympathetic Magic, Lightner Witmer

Early approaches to the treatment of mental illness. Psychotherapy: any attempt to help a person with a mental disturbance. What all versions of psycho
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WCUPSY 362AzorlosaSpring

PSY 362 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Behaviorism, Operationalization, Physicalism

Positivism: the belief that science should study only those objects or events that can be experienced directly; all speculation about abstract entities
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WCUPSY 120Janet ChangeFall

PSY 120 Chapter 1: What is Multicultural Psychology?

The systematic study of behavior, cognition, and affect in settings. The values, beliefs, and practices of a group of people, shared through symbols, a
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WCUPSY 384MckibbenSpring

PSY 384 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Labeling Theory

Content of social beliefs the particular beliefs and knowledge individuals hold about rules, norms, and patterns of social behavior). Usually, these be
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WCUPSY 384MckibbenSpring

PSY 384 Chapter 7: Chapter 7 Notes

These concentrate on the ways in which people think and reason rather than if a answer is simply right or wrong. Piaget"s theory is seen as a foundatio
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