Psychology Glossar9

Psychology Glossar9 - Psychology Glossary All-or-none law...

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Psychology Glossary All-or-none law - States that neurons fire to generate an action potential only if stimulation reaches a minimum threshold. Alpha waves - Type of brain waves present when a person is very relaxed or meditating. Alternate-forms reliability - The ability of a test to produce the same results when two different versions of it are given to the same group of people. Ambiguous language - Language that can be understood in several ways. Amplitude - The height of a wave. Amygdala - A part of the limbic system of the brain that is involved in regulating aggression and emotions, particularly fear. Animism - The belief that inanimate objects are alive. Anorexia nervosa - A disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a body weight in the normal range, intense fear about gaining weight, and highly distorted body image. Antagonists - Chemicals that block the action of a particular neurotransmitter. Anterograde amnesia
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