CP Psych First Quarterly
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In-depth study of a single research participant.
Group receiving treatment
Group receiving no treatment
What are the 7 perspectives of psychology
What is the difference between M.D. and Ph.D?
M.D. can prescribe mediciation
Pleasure and Reward Center
Tries to maintain homostasis
What is Reward Deficiency Syndrome?
Damage to the Hypothalamus. People do not feel happy like normal people do
Transmits messages from one hemisphere to the other
Chemical messengers that are secreted into the synapse are called...
Goes on in the Axon of the Neuron and carries a message from the cell body to the terminal branches
Action Potential/Neural Impulse
When the brain repairs itself
Junction where information transfers from neuron to neuron
Is necessary for language reception/to answer back to something and is located in the left temporal lobe
Is necessary for talking/speech and is located in the left frontal lobes
What is the purpose of Biological Psychology
To see how the brain really works
An organism's awareness of its own self and surroundings
Repeated interruption of breathing during sleep because air passages to the lungs are physically blocked
Persistent problems in falling asleep, staying asleep, or awakening too early
Biological changes that occur on a 24-hour cycl
Waves associated with drowsy relaxation
Slow, high-amplitude waves, which signify deeper levels of sleep
Abrupt awakenings from NREM sleep accompanied by intense physiological arousal and feelings of panic
According to Freud, a dream's surface content, which contains dream symbols that distort and disguise the dream's true meaning.
The true, unconscious meaning of a dream, according to Freudian dream theory
1st stage of prenatal development that begins with conception and ends with implantation in the uterus (first 2 weeks)
2nd stage of the prenatal development that begins after uterine implantation and lasts through the 8th week
The third, and final stage of prenatal development (8 weeks to birth), characterized by rapid weight gain in the fetus and the fine detailing of body organs and system
Environmental agent that causes damage during prenatal development. Anything bad that the mother can do that can cause damage.
When rubbing a baby's cheek and it turns its head and opens it's mouth in search of a nipple for food
Piaget's 1st stage (0-2 years old) in which schemas are developed through sensory and motor activities
Piaget's 2nd stage, (2-7 years) characterized by the ability to employ significant language and to think symbolically
Piaget's 3rd stage (7-11 years). The child can perform mental operations on concrete objects and understand reversibility and conservation, but abstract thinking is not yet present
Piaget's 4th stage (11 years+) characterized by abstract and hypothetical thinking
Understanding that certain physical characteristics (such as volume) remain unchanged, even when their outward appearance changes.
Kubler-Ross' 5 Stages of Grief?
Maslow’s theory that some motives must be met before going on the higher needs
Hierarchy of Needs
What is the best parenting style?
What would you like to do?
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