psych

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psych
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day 2, defining terms
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  1. *Descriptive research
    naturalistic observation, surveys, case studies
  2. (Descriptive 1/3) Naturalistic observation
    researches measure and records participants behavior w/o interfering.
  3. (descriptive 2/3) Surveys
    measures a variety of psychological behaviors and attitudes

    questionaires, tests, polls, and interviews
  4. (descriptive 3/3) case study
    single research participant, follow individual or group individuals a long time and take notes of behaviors
  5. *Correlational research
    • creates a predictable relationship between 2 variable that determined strength and direction
    • - record and measure, no manipulation

    " correlation does not imply causation"
  6. Correlational efficient
    +1.0 both relations are the same direction

    -1.0 relations are opposite directions

    0- no corelation between relations
  7. Seratonin
    mood, sleep, appetite,sensory perception, temp regulation. Low levels is associated with depression.
  8. Ach( Acetylcholine)
    muscle action, cognitive functioning, memory, REM.

    usually associated with alzhemiers disease.
  9. Dopamine
    movement,attention, memory, learning, and emotion

    excess in DA could become scizophrenia or too low parkinsons
  10. Norepineprhine and Epinephrine
    neutransmitters that keep one alert through the day
  11. GABA
    keeps us reltively calm
  12. Endorphins
    makes sex good, relieves pain

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