Ap Psychology Chapter 7 Vocab

Midbrain – moves you in a coordinated way toward stimulus (ex. loud noise makes you turn your head); keeps eyes fixed on point while moving head
Object Permanence – the awareness that things continue to exist even when not percieved
Imaginary Audience – A cognitive distortion experienced by adolescents, in which they see themselves as always "on stage" with an audience watching
Misinformation effect (7.42) – The distortion of memory by suggestion or misinformation.
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross – A Swiss American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies, discussed her theory of the five stages of grief:
1. Denial
2. Anger
3. Bargaining
4. Depression
5. Acceptance
Humanists also took an optimistic view ofhuman nature, stressing humans: – Freedom and potential for growth.
parallel processing – the processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously; the brain's natural mode of information processing for many functions, including vision. Contrast with the step-by-step (serial) processing of most computers and of conscious problem solving.
After esteem needs are met, the next level to emerge as important is belongingness and love.
Psychoanalysis – Freuds Theory, utilized the "talking cure" also known as catharsis.
Sexual orientation – One's erotic attraction toward members of the same sex (a homosexual orientation), the opposite sex (a heterosexual orientation), or both sexes (a bisexual orientation)
Attitudes – Belief or feeling that predisposes a response in a particular way to objects, people or events
After esteem needs аre met, the next level tо emerge аs impоrtаnt is belоngingness and love.
Chemical communication – Synapse and synaptic transmission.

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