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which psychologist is associated with behaviorism?
a psychologist that studies a person's change throughout their life
"inside" mental processes such as feelings, thoughts, and dreams are known as
a branch of psychology that has nothing to do with helping people
would assume a physical problem
behavior might be a result of someone's ethnic background
center on the patient's perception
typical "reason" for psychotic behavior in middle ages
who believed that the cause of behavior was unconscious to patients?
the "father of psychology" and founder of the school of structual
the school of thought in psychology that tends to focus on the patient's perspective
suggests that behavior are latent tendencies left over from their ancestors
what is based on proportions of the target population?
what are used to scan the brain?
the relay center for messages in the brain
chemical messages that are sent through the nervous system
part of the nueron sending the message to the next cell
what are the three major sections of the brain?
Mid, Hind, and Fore
responsible for the secretion of growth hormones
lining that connects the 2 hemispheres of the brain
the receiver of chemical messages on a nueron
parts of the nervous system are??
brain, spinal cord, and brain stem
fatty substance that covers the axon
part of the brain that is responsible for waking someone from a sleep stage
Reticular Activating System
an aunt or uncle that is related to you by blood, what percentage of genes are the same?
the least amount of stimulus that any one of the body's sensory organs can detect
the part of the eye that control the amount of light let in
the photoreceptors that are responsible for color vision is
the amount of vibrations a sound wave denotes
damage to the cochlea or the nerve cells themselves would result in