Chapter 6 “experience Psychology” Laura King

brain stimulation – applying electrical stimulation to specific brain areas to examine localization of brain function and observing how this affects behavior
endorphins – "morphine within" natural, opiate-like neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
What is the dental relevance of group conformity? – People in the waiting room will be influenced by the patients around them in what they think of the dental practice, what they think of the dentist etc
Quinceneras and Jewish bar mitvahs and bat mitvahs are examples of… – rites of passage
Basic Research – Pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base
neuron – A cell that is specialized to receive,process and transmit information to other cells.
Another term for nonspecific immunity is _____ immunity.
bystander effect – tendency for a bystander to be less likely to help if other people are present
Abraham Maslow believed differences in personality are linked to… – the search of self-actualization
personal control – defined as whether we learn to see ourselves as controlling or being controlled by our environment
cortisol – produced by the Zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex (in the adrenal gland). It is a vital hormone that is often referred to as the "stress hormone" as it is involved in the response to stress.
social identity – The "we" aspect of our self-concept; the part of our answer to "Who am I?" that comes from our group memberships.
personnel psychology – a subfield of I/O psychology that focuses on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and development.
Anоther term fоr nоnspecific immunity is _____ immunity.
recency effect – The serial-position effect where recall is best for items at the end of a list, then for items at the beginning, then for items in the middle of the list.
central nervous system – consists of the brain and spinal cord
What are the three major divisions of the brain? – Hindbrain, Midbrain & Forebrain.
hindsight bias – a tendency to falsely report, after the event, that we correctly predicted the outcome of the event.

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