[psychology] Modules 34, 35, 3943

What is non-verbal communication? – Behaviours and environment factors which are interpreted without conscious awareness. e.g.
facial expression
gaze eys
gestures
bodily contact
spatial behaviour
seating arrangements
architectural features
Neuroscience – A relatively new interdisciplinary field devoted to understanding how the brain creates thoughts, feelings, motives, consciousness, memories, and other mental processes.
Superego – the part of personality that, according to Freud, represents internalized ideals and provides standards for judgement and for future aspirations
Norm – An understood rule for accepted and expected behavior. It prescribes "proper" behavior.
Autonomic Nervous System – the part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs (such as the heart). Its sympathetic division arouses; its parasympathetic division calms.
Supermale syndrome – XYY, XYYY. XYYYY. Phenotypic males who are significantly taller than normal males, have large teeth, and often develop severe acne during adolescence. Typically fertile, although many have abnormally low sperm count. Normal IQ.
Sigmund Freud – Psychoanalytic
Cephalocaudal trend – The head-to-foot direction of motor development.
Primary Reinforcers – any reinforcing stimuli that satisfy a biological need (food, water, sex, warmth, etc)
Age/ 2nd language – the younger the learner the better, prior to the age of seven
Which of the following is true regarding ethnic identity?
Sensory memory – Immediate recording of sensory information
Estrogen – a sex hormone, secreted in greater amts by females than by males, In nonhuman female mammals, estrogen levels peak during ovulation, promoting sexual receptivity.
therapy – treatment methods aimed at making people feel better and function more effectively
Recall – a measure of memory in which the person much retrieve information learned earlier, as on a fill-in-the-blank test
Which оf the fоllоwing is true regаrding ethnic identity?
myelin sheath – Layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers of many neurons, enables vastly greater transmission speed of neural impulses – linked with multiple sclerosis
Random – Type of sample where all members of a population had an equal chance to be chosen
psychophysics – the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them
hindbrain – the back portion of the brain including the cerebellum and brainstem
Psychodynamic Conflicts – The inner turmoil b/t the 3 personality conflicts

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