Unformatted text preview: desirable. Embryo- A ball of cells that develops during the embryonic stage. Embryonic stage- The period that begins two weeks after conception and ends two months after conception. Emotion- A complex, subjective experience that is accompanied by biological and behavioral changes. Emotion work- The process of acting out of an emotion that is not really felt. Emotional intelligence- An ability that helps people perceive, express, understand, and regulate emotions. Empirically validated treatments- Treatments that are shown by research to be more effective for a particular problem than a placebo or no treatment. Empty nest- The time in parents’ lives when their children have grown up and moved away from home. Encoding- The process of putting information into memory. Endocrine system- A network of tissues that allows the body to communicate via hormones....
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