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
Descartes posited that the mind-body interaction occurred in the _.
brain as a whole
According to Descartes, the pineal gland was the part of the brain _.