Absolute Threshold: the point of sensitivity below which no sensations can be detected
and above which sensations can be experienced
Clinical Method: posthumous examination of the brain structures to detect damaged
areas assumed to be responsible for beh
Historiography: the principles, methods, and philosophical issues of historical research.
o the principles, methods, and philosophical issues of historical research
Zeitgeist: the intellectual and cultural climate or spirit of the times
Association: the notion that knowledge results from linking or associating simple ideas
to form complex ideas.
Creative Synthesis: the notion that complex ideas take on new qualities; the
combination of the mental elements creates something greater than
What persuaded psychologists to apply expertise to education?
Education budget rose, dramatic increase in gov spending (educational budget rose from 63 to
James Mckeen Cattell
Returned to America to promote a new practical test- oriented
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Within chapter 6: Lifestyle and Health Behavior we find that many different life choices can have
a direct impact on our overall health. Tak