Psychology Glossary Concept- A mental category that groups similar objects, events, qualities, or actions. Concordance rate- The percentage of both people in a pair having a certain trait or disorder. Conditioned response- In classical and operant conditioning, a response that resembles an unconditioned response, achieved by pairing a conditioned stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus. Conditioned stimulus- In classical conditioning, a neutral stimulus that comes to evoke a response similar to an unconditioned response through pairing with an unconditioned stimulus. Cones- Photoreceptor cells in the retina that allow people to see in color. Confabulation- A phenomenon in which a person thinks he or she remembers something that did not really happen. Confirmation bias- The tendency to look for and accept evidence that supports what one wants to believe and to ignore or reject evidence that refutes those beliefs. Conflict
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.