Psychology 101 Final Review

psychotic – term applied to a person who is no longer able to perceive what is real and what is fantasy
rooting reflex – a baby's tendency, when touched on the cheek, to turn toward the touch, open the mouth, and search for the nipple.
kinesthetic senses – sense of muscle movement, posture, and strain on muscles/joints; provides information on speed and direction of movement; works with vestibular sense
A) medicine to treat those suffering from mental illness. – One likely difference between a psychiatrist and psychologist is that a psychiatrist would tend to use more
A) medicine to treat those suffering from mental illness.
B) talk therapy when dealing with clients having difficulties.
C) cognitive therapy when dealing with clients irrational thoughts.
D) behavioral modification with their clients.
E) research than psychologists.
Theory of mind – An awareness that other people's behavior may be influenced by beliefs, desires, and emotions that differ from one's own
Conditioned response (CR) – A learned reaction to a conditioned stimulus that occurs because of previous conditioning.
Endorphines – similar to the opiates such as morphine. Inhibit the transmission of pain information.
Expectancy bias (7.43) – IN memory, a tendency to distort recalled events to make them fit one's expectations.
One sign of good mental health is
Temporal Lobe – just above the ears
Retroactive interference – when the new information now gets in the way with remembering old stuff
pleasure principle – The motive to obtain pleasure and avoid tension or discomfort; the most fundamental human motive and the guiding principle of the id.
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Research Methods: Correlation – Examines how strongly two variables are related to, or associated with, each other.

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