Psych Exam 2

Psych Exam 2 - TERMS 23/03/2008 20:02:00 ← Chapter 11:...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: TERMS 23/03/2008 20:02:00 ← Chapter 11: Being Sick of the Hospital Psychosomatic Illness: imaginary illness, one with no physical basis Somatoform Illness: person really has observable symptoms, but, unlike other illnesses, the cause is not some obvious disease organism (ie virus or bacterium) ← Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) should always result in particular unconditioned response without any learning ← Conditioned Response (CR) never causes response on its own ← ANV —Anticipatory Nausea and Vomiting ← AIS (Anticipatory Immune Suppression): Name given to number of physiological resonses resulting in depressed functioning of immune system. When immune system function decreases before some event ← ← Chapter 12: Yoking Smoking ← Operant Conditioning : Behavior is maintained by its consequences. ← Shaping —procedure of training by rewarding successive approximations to the desired behavior. ← Reinforcements: consequences that increase frequency of behavior ← Punishments: consequences that decrease frequency of behavior ← Positive: when consequences following a behavior involve adding a stimulus ← Negative: When consequences involve removing a stimulus ← Partial Reinforcements: not every response is reinforced ← Fixed-ratio Schedule: ratio between response and reward does not change Variable Ratio Schedule: over time the ratio of response:reward averages to 1 in 3 (VR3) Interval Schedule: reinforce after certain time interval has passed in partial reinforcement schedules. ← Fixed Interval Schedule: 1 st response after certain time interval will be reinforced ← Variable Interval Schedule : Over long session, rewarded after an average time interval ← ← Chapter 14: Developmental Psychology ← Theory: orderly, integrated set of statements that describes, explains, and predicts behavior. ← Scientific Verification: theory must be tested with a fair set of research procedures agreed on by the scientific community and that its findings must endure or be replicated over time ← Multidimensional Development: affected by an intricate blend of biological, psychological and social forces ← Multidirectional Development: development is not limited to improved performance—joint expression of growth and decline. Age-Graded Influences : events that are strongly related to age and therefore fairly predictable in when they occur and how long they last ← History Graded Influences : forces unique to a particular historical era Continuous Development: a process of gradually augmenting the same types of skills that there were to begin with....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 001 taught by Professor Rudiger during the Spring '08 term at Vermont.

Page1 / 71

Psych Exam 2 - TERMS 23/03/2008 20:02:00 ← Chapter 11:...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online