Intro Psychology Brain

a period of time of identity in which a person *delays* making a commitment – identity moratorium
Latent learning – Learning that is not apparent from behavior when it first occurs.
Illusory Correlation – The perception of a relationship where none exists.
Introspection – The process of reporting on one's own conscious mental experiences.
instrumental aggression – Aggression as a means to some goal other than causing pain
Humanistic (Positive): Key Concept – People are good & free-will
Lack of exercise may be a factor in _____ of annual premature deaths worldwide, a rate roughly equal to the number of deaths caused by smoking.
stimulants – drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines, cocaine, and Ecstasy) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
Retinal Disparity – Objects within 25 feet project images to slightly different locations on the right and left retinas, so each eye sees a slightly different view of the object.
Lаck оf exercise mаy be а factоr in _____ оf annual premature deaths worldwide, a rate roughly equal to the number of deaths caused by smoking.
vestibular sacs – two sacks in the inner ear by the semicircular canals that since gravitation forward, backward, and vertical movement
Gate-control Theory – The theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological "gate" that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain.
parietal lobes – portion of cerebral cortex lying at the top of head and toward rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position.
Clinical Psychologists – specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders and full-fledges mental disorders

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