PS101 EXAM1

PS101 EXAM1 - theory set of formal statements that explains...

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02/02/2009 14:56:00 bio-psycho-social The bio-psycho-social model assumes that mental health problems are hardly ever limited to just one domain of human experience (say, just a "mental" problem). Instead, most mental health problems are influenced by multiple domains of human experience, and have biological (medical), psychological (mental) and social/spiritual impacts. nature-nurture argument diathesis-stressor explains behavior as both a result of biological and genetic factors ("nature"), and life experiences ("nurture") environtment , genetics effect research tradition in psych research process scientific method data information. should support the hypotheses. variables replication hypothesis preidction about some phenomenom If- Then variable any characteristic o factor that can vary
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Unformatted text preview: theory set of formal statements that explains how and why certain events are related to one another prediction independent & dependent independent- controlled by the experimenter. Dependent- measured by the experimenter and that may be influenced by independent variable. variables confounding variables control group not exposed to the treatment or recieves a zero-level of the independent variable experimental and quasi-experimental designs reliability and validity bias (sampling) double blind & control procedures ethics in research informed consent CNS & peripheral nervous system structures hemispheres & lobes neurotransmitters neuron & synapses axonal conduction (sodium- potassium pump) functions of the brains structures split brain synaptic transmission ways to examine brain addiction, tolerance, & withdrawal vermis & substance abuse stages of sleep anti-depressants depression (synaptic) aphasia PTSD & HPA axi 02/02/2009 14:56:00 02/02/2009 14:56:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2009 for the course PS 101 taught by Professor Hoffman during the Spring '07 term at BU.

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