Anticipatory coping divorce downward comparisons

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Unformatted text preview: g behaviours. Anticipatory coping: divorce. Downward comparisons, creation of positive events, positive reappraisal (a person focuses on possible good things in his or her situation); hardiness (stress resistant): commitment, challenge, and control. Chapter 4: EGG, a machine that measures the brain’s electrical activity; theta, 1; sleep spindle, 2; delta waves, 3.4; beta wave, REM; insomnia, can’t sleep; pseudoinsomnia, dreaming about not sleeping; Narcolepsy, sudden deep sleep; apnea, can’t breathe; somnambulism, sleep walking; manifest content, the plot of a dream; latent content, what a dream symbolizes; hypnotic analgesia: pain reduction; runner’s high; the concept of flow: completely absorbed in an activity, lost track of time; MADA, energizing and hallucinogenic effect; Marijuana alters perception, uplift mood; opiates, increase dopamine activation, provide high level of reward value, feeling of relaxation and euphoria (heroin, morphine, codeine); Stimulant, increase behavioral and mental activity(cocaine). Chapter 2: theories create hypotheses, tested via research; serendipity, unexpected findings; participant/ naturalistic observation; longitudinal: same people over time/ cross-section study: different people at the same time. Observer bias (errors occur because of observer’s expectations), experimenter expectancy effect; Hawthrone effect; variable that is manipulated, independent; variable that is measured, dependent; correlates: relate, can’t figure out causation; directionality problem: two things relate, can’t figure out which causes the other; natural state, control group; case study, one person or group; response-performance(measure reaction time); psychophysiological assessment: body functions change with behaviour; EEG: measures electrical activity in the brain; PET: brain imaging that assesses metabolic activity by using a radioactive substance injected into the bloodstream; MRI: produce high quality image of the brain; fMRI: used to examine changes in...
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