Psychology Chapter 4 Module 9 Minter & Elmhorst

Extinction – The gradual weakening and disappearance of a conditioned response tendency.
Posthypnotic Amnesia – Supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hypnosis; induced by the hypnotist's suggestion.
selective attention – process of selecting one sensory channel & ignoring or minimizing others
Normative social influence – Influence resulting from a person's desire to gain approval or avoid disapproval.
Monocular cues – Depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.
timbre – complex mixes of different sound waves with a distinctive quality
retrieval – 3rd step of information processing/memory storage; getting the memory back out; retrieving the memory
Cognitive therapy (13.12) – Emphasizes rational thinking as the key to treating mental disorder.
Robert Rosenthal – 1933-present; Field: social psychology; Contributions: focus on nonverbal communication, self-fulfilling prophecies; Studies: Pygmalion Effect-effect of teacher's expectations on students
Pons – part of the lower brain responsible for sleep and dreaming
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, what percentage of Americans do not get at least the recommended amount of physical activity?
Functional fixedness – The inability to perceive a new use for an object associated with a different purpose; a form of mental set
Fraternal Twins – twins who develop from separate fertilized eggs. They are genetically no closer than brothers and sisters, but they share a fetal environment.
habituation – a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
Accоrding tо the Centers fоr Diseаse Control аnd Prevention, whаt percentage of Americans do not get at least the recommended amount of physical activity?
anal – potty trained (anal retentive)

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