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Study For Psych NOW Null hypothesis Correlation Study Central Tendency Precision Tolerance The ultimate or distal causes of behavior Hereditability shows the proportion of variance (differences) among individuals in a specific population (group) that genetic differences cause Phenotype and Genotype The cerebral cortex of human beings…is wrinkled to fit many neurons into the limited space in the skull…has association areas which important in higher mental functions…has "primary" areas closely related to sense organs (eyes, ears, skin surface)… has a "primary" area involved in controlling the muscles left cerebral hemisphere, especially Wernicke's and Broca's areas…damage will cause difficulty in understanding or generating speech hippocampus in temporal lobe…damage will cause difficulty in remembering frontal lobes…damage will cause defect in planning
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Unformatted text preview: behavior; slower thought; loss of spontaneity. reticular formation in brain stem…damage will cause difficulty in waking up, coma. Mild electrical stimulation in lateral hypothalamus can induce eating. Amphetamine ("speed") increases the action of dopamine by…blocking its removal by reuptake letting it act longer on the receptor molecules Difference threshold… Webers law… Flase alarms and all that… Signal detection theory… below threshold detection…detect x less than 50% of the time. sensory receptors…convert adequate physical stimuli into neural signals cornea and lens of the eye…focus light to form a sharp image on the retina. Cones…responsible for color vision, responsible for high acuity (detail) vision, most are in the fovea, which gets light rays from what a person looks at directly....
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