Latent Content – According to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.
imagination inflation – Phenomenon in which vividly remembering an event increases our confidence that the event actually occurred
Basic Trust – according to Erik Erikson, a sense that the world is predictable and trustworthy; said to be formed during infancy by appropriate experiences with responsive caregivers
Psychoanalytic theory – A theory developed by Freud that attempts to explain personality, motivation, and mental disorders by focusing on unconscious determinants of behavior.
Peripheral Route Persuasion – attitude change path in which people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness.
binocular cues – depth cues that require the combined input of both eyes
STATE of Awareness – The level of conscious awareness of internal states or surroundings; can be high or low, realistic or distorted.
ego – largely conscious, executive part of the personality that mediates among the demands of the id, superego, and reality. operates on the reality principle satisfying the id's desires in ways that will realistically bring pleasure rather than pain
Louisa is a caregiver who has been hired for a woman who was left paralyzed from a severe accident. Louisa's job is to improve her client's quality of life, and to free her from symptoms of pain. Her noncurative care is an example of:
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
Stimulus Generalization – a behavioral response performed to similar stimuli that signaled the availability of the reinforcement
directive – therapy in which the therapist actively gives interpretations of a client's statements and may suggest certain behavior or actions.
Conversion Disorder – A major somatoform disorder that involves an actual physical disturbance, such as the inability to use a sensory organ or the complete or partial inability to move an arm or leg.
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Sensorimotor Stage – In Piaget's theory, the stage (from birth to about 2 years old) during which infants know the world mostly in terms of their sensory impressions and motor activities.
vulnerability-stress model – states that psychological disorders result from an interaction between biological and environmental factors. According to this model, individuals who have a biological vulnerability to a particular disorder will have the disorder only if certain environmental stressors are present.
Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) – in classical condidtioning, a stimulus that unconditionally naturally and automatically triggers a response
Punishment – an event that decreases the behavior that it follows.