Psychology Theories

Personality and intelligence tests – Individual differences
Physiological – Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Fixation – the inability to see a problem from a new perspective, by employing a different mental set.
paranoid – preoccupation w/delusions or hallucinations, often w/themes of persecution or grandiosity
Generalization – A process in which the CR is observed even though the CS is slightly different from the original one used during acquisition
Pituitary Gland – the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands.
Self-help support groups (13.14) – Groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, that provide social support and an opportunity for sharing ideas about dealing with common problems.
withdrawal – the discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing the use of an addictive drug.
Mary Whiton Calkins – 1st women President of the American Psychology Association
Accepting and adjusting to the illness is known as:
Norm Group – A sample group who is to represent the population being tested.
misinformation effect – incorporating misleading information into one's memory of an event
Elizabeth Loftus – She is an American psychologist and expert on human memory. She has conducted extensive research on the misinformation effect and the nature of false memories.
Accepting аnd аdjusting tо the illness is knоwn аs:
permissive – Parents submit to children's demands.
Token Economy – An operant conditioning procedure in which people earn a token of some sort for exhibiting a desired behavior and can later exchange the tokens for various privileges or treats.

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