Chapter Five: Learning
What is learning?
How do we learn to form associations between stimuli and
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is brought about
The Basics of Classical Conditioning
Type of learning in
Chapter 2: Neuroscience and Behavior
Module 5: Neurons- the basic elements of behavior
Why do psychologists study the brain and nervous system?
What are the basic elements of the nervous system?
How does the nervous system communicate electrical and chemi
Chapter Four: States of Consciousness
Module 12: Sleep and Dreams
What are the different states of consciousness?
What happens when we sleep?
What are the meaning and function of dreams?
This term refers to mental activities of which we are
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Problem and Solution Essay: Texting and driving
You're driving down the street on your way to an important meeting and your phone goes
off. You have a new message from a friend do you read it? You decided traffic is movi
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Module 8: Sensing the world around us
What is sensation and how do psychologists study it?
The activation of the sense organs by a source of physical
Human sensory capabilities go well beyond the bas
Module 3: Research in Psychology
Created in 1974 in federal regulations for research involving
to protect human subjects from research that is risky, harmful,
or does not respect the rights and dignity of human beings
Bridge of fibers passing information between the two cerebral
relays information between lower and higher brain centers
part of the brain located in the middle of the central core that acts primarily
to relay info
Psychology Test study quiz 4
Dendrites- receive signal from the axons
Axon- carries signal
Myelin Sheath- protective coating made of fats that surround the axon
Nervous System definition
Central Nervous- include the brain and spinal column
spinal cord- tr
How do researchers identify the major parts and functions of the brain?
What are the major parts of the brain and for what behaviors is each part
The Specialization of the Hemispheres: Two Brains or One?
How do the two halves of
Neonatology is the study of newborn babies, both full term and premature, and the disease and
disorders that may affect them.
Premature Infants (born prior to 37 weeks)
Causes of prematurity
Reasons for being in the NICU
What is necessary to be released
Community Policing Affect on Crime Rate The purpose of this research is to explore Community Policing from the viewpoint of police officers. I feel this is the best way to get a reliable attitude towards the policy. People of the public wouldn't be a
Week Three Assignment There are many various parts of a neuron. A neuron is a type of brain cell, with two specialized extensions. One receives electronic signals, the other transmits them. The first part of the neuron is the cell body, or soma. This
Looking back about 50 years, it was very rare for a family to own a television set. If a family was so fortunate to have one, it was nowhere near as essential as it is to children in todays day. Children of all ages have grown to incorporate televisi
Creativity has nothing to do with IQ score. Yes, people such an Einstein and Freud had high IQ's and were very creative, but people who are autistic and have very low IQ's can be just as creative. It comes from a different part of your brain, and any
1) [ Ask ] hypothesis Milk will go bad if it is left out. 2) [ Identify ] independent variable (A) = Leaving 1 cup of a milk out for a day, and 3 refrigerated. dependant variable (B) = Smelling the milk and deciding if it spoiled. 3) [ Choose ] Rand
Assignment # 4 The cerebal cortex covers the surface of the forebrain and is made up of a thin layer of cells. Most neurons are located here. This cortex is divided into four lobes. The first lobe of the brain is the frontal. This controls your perso
Emotional Intelligence is what helps you decide your thoughts and actions based upon your own and others feelings and emotions, and its very important in everyday life. It plays a bigger part in a persons IQ score than people would think. Different s