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Unformatted text preview: PS 252 Exam 2 Study Guide Dr. Sousa Understand the following concepts and theories: Personality changes with traumatic brain injury Hebbs theory of optimal arousal - A theory that postulates that each athlete has his or her own zone of optimal functioning (ZOF), and that the athlete performs best when his or her level of arousal falls within the ZOF. See also catastrophe theory Grays research on Reward Sensitvity people have a different reaction to pleasure Behavioral Activation System - impulsivity Behavioral Inhibition System regret, anxiety BIS is activated by conditioned stimuli associated with punishment or the termination of reward. BAS is activated by stimuli associated with reward or termination of punishment in order to guide the organism to appetitive stimuli Sensory Deprivation Research and sensation seeking types Aspects of sensation seeking Dopamine pleasure; Reduced dopamine concentrations in the prefrontal cortex are thought to contribute to attention...
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- Spring '09
- Psychology, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Monoamine oxidase