Exploring Psychology 9th Edition Chapter 12

Very low birthweight – less than 2.5 pounds
Normative social influence – The result of wanting to be liked and be part of the group by following social norms
Hypochondriasis – a somatoform disorder in which a person interprets normal physical sensations as symptoms of a disease.
Post-traumatic Growth – The positive psychological change experienced as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life circumstances
Unconditioned Response (UR) – In classical condition, the unlearned, naturally occurring response to the unconditioned stimulus (US), such as salivation when food is in the mouth.
temporal lobes – the portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes the auditory areas, each of which receives auditory information primarily from the opposite ear
Somatic Nervous System – the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system.
Chronological loop – Verbal part of your short-term memory
Maturation – This kind of change is due to biology, not experience. Like when a toddler learns to walk
trichromatic theory – the idea that colors are sensed by three different types of cones sensitive to light in the red, blue, and green wavelengths. The trichromatic theory explains the earliest stage of color sensation
_____ is a compromised immune system; it is caused by infection with:
Observational learning – Learning by watching others
latent content – censored expression of the dreamer's unconscious wishes
homeostasis – the steady, stable state that is the body's regulatory processes try to maintain
_____ is а cоmprоmised immune system; it is cаused by infectiоn with:
*Maturation* is: – The sequential unfolding of genetically influenced behavior and physical characteristics.
Extrinsic Motivation – The drive to perform a certain behavior solely to receive an external reward.
cannabinoids – alter perception, increase relaxation, induce time distortion, impair coordination

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