Define and compare sensation and perception.
Perception- a mental process that elaborates and assigns meaning to the incoming
Sensation- a process by which a stimulated receptor creates a pattern of neural
Psychopathology The scientific study of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Statistical Abnormality Abnormality defined on the basis of an extreme scrore on some
dimension such as IQ or Anxiety.
Social Nonconformity Failure t
Being pregnant means that you have to compromise on a lot of things. The food you eat,
the hours you stay at work and of course the things you expose yourself to. It all comes down to
your babys health. Ev
Human Development Psychology
When it comes to our childs mind and their way of thinking its safe to say that parents
would do everything to stimulate and expand their way of seeing and living so
1) The key components of _ are
physiological arousal, cognitive interpretation,
feelings, and behavioral expression.
2) According to _, people around
the world share and recognize at
Psychology the science of behavior and mental processes. The study of the mind.
Internal mental processes (covert) processes that we observe indirectly such as
thinking, feeling and desiring.
External observable behaviors (overt) talking, smiling, running
Attachment - the establishment of a close emotional relationship between a child
and a parent figure
Secure attachment - The attachment style of children who are relaxed and
comfortable with their caregivers and tolerant of strangers and new exp
Stimulus Internal Response
1. Organismic Stimulation personal identifiable characteristics and
biopsychology (appearance, name) (anything that defines you)
2. Physical world outside of us
3. Response stimulation the influence of your past experience
Kathleen McGowan compared the behaviors and motivations of people who refused to give
in to what seemed inevitable. She wrote about in the spring of 2005 the Israeli government told
the people living on the Gaza strip and the northern West bank that they
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PSY 203/ TEST 1 (Ch1/2 Guide)
1) Employs systematic methods of observation
2) Rene Descartes; the assumption that the body and mind are separate, though perhaps
3) Introspection (