Psychology Glossar7

Psychology Glossar7 - Psychology Glossary Cannon-Bard...

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Psychology Glossary Cannon-Bard theory - The idea that the experience of emotion happens at the same time that physiological arousal happens. Case study - A research method in which an individual subject is studied in depth. Castration anxiety - The fear a male child has that his father will cut off his penis for desiring his mother. Catatonic type - A subtype of schizophrenia characterized by unnatural movement patterns such as rigid, unmoving posture or continual, purposeless movements, or by unnatural speech patterns such as absence of speech or parroting of other people’s speech. Catecholamines - Hormones released by the adrenal medulla in response to stress. Catharsis - The release of tension that results when repressed thoughts or memories move into a patient’s conscious mind. Central nervous system - The part of the nervous system that includes the brain and the spinal cord. Centration - The tendency to focus on one aspect of a problem and ignore other key aspects. Cerebellum
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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.

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