03.00 Psych Journal Entry.docx - 03.00 Psych Journal Entry AP Psychology 1 Transduction \u2013 conversion of energy from an environment into a signal that

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03.00 Psych Journal EntryAP Psychology1.Transduction – conversion of energy from an environment into a signal that is sent to the nervous system.Example 1: Photosynthesis Example 2: Horizontal gene transfer2.Threshold – it is the minimum amount of energy that is required to evoke stimuliExample 1: Whenever a lady bug lands on a person, their stimuli is low because they don’t notice it.Example 2: Whenever a person gets shot or stabbed, their stimuli is very high because they are probably going to pass out or go numb.3.Tolerance – is how an individual’s body is used to a drug which causes a reduction in its effectiveness.Example 1: My sister has a high tolerance on oxycodone because of the amount of pills she

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