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Gen psych vocab. Enjoy!
The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time
Adapting our current understanding (schemas) to incorporate new information
The process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus near or far objects of the retina
A desire for significant accomplishment; for mastery of skills or ideas; for rapidly attaining a high standard
A test designed to assess what people have learned
In classical conditioning, the initial stage, when one links a neutral stimulus and an unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus begins triggering the conditioned response.
In operant conditioning, the strengthening of a reinforced response