Psych 250 Lecture 17/18

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  1. What is the term for the process of genetically influenced biological aging that is universal in humans?
    senescence
  2. What is the term for a state of equilibrium maintained by interactions of all the body's physiological systems?
    homeostasis
  3. What is the term for the extra capacity of young adults' organs to allow the body to cope with stress or physiological extremes?
    organ reserve
  4. What is the term for a serious eating disorder of self-starvation that affects <1%?
    anorexia nervosa
  5. What is the term for a serious eating disorder in which a person repeatedly binges and purges?
    bulimia nervosa
  6. What theory of eating disorders states that eating disorders are a response to an overbearing mother?
    psychoanalytic
  7. What theory of eating disorders states that reinforcements and rewards drive it?
    behaviorism
  8. What theory of eating disorders states that distorted thinking causes it?
    cognitive
  9. What theory of eating disorders states that cultural pressures to be thin and trim and model-like causes it?
    sociocultural
  10. What theory of eating disorders states that an adaptive postponement or a maladaptive suppression of fertility causes it?
    epigenetic
  11. What is the term for occupations of recreational activities that involve a degree of risk or danger?
    edgework
  12. What is the term for drug use that impairs a person's physical, cognitive, or psychological well-being?
    drug abuse
  13. What is the term for drug dependence in which the absence of a drug causes intense cravings (physical and/or psychological) to ingest more?
    drug addiction
  14. What is the term for the tendency to under-value or downright ignore future consequences?
    delay discounting
  15. What is the term for an advance in which logic is a tool for solving real-world problems?
    pragmatic thought
  16. What is the term for the ability to integrate objective thoughts and subjective feelings into an organized structure?
    cognitive-affective complexity
  17. What is the term for the worry or belief that others will view you negatively because of your race, sex, age, etc.?
    stereotype threat
  18. What is the term for reflections on how we arrived at facts, beliefs, and ideas?
    epistemic cognition

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