Substance Use Disorder- continued substance craving and use despite significant life disruption and/or
Psychoactive Drug- chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods
Tolerance- diminishing effect with regular use of the sa
EXAM `1: PROLOGUE AND CHAPTER 1-2
Psychology- scientific study of behavior and mental processes
- Plato was his teacher (realist)
-early philosophers laid groundwork for nature/nurture issue which continues to be cent
Chapter 8 Vocab
Memory- persistence of learning over time through the encoding, storage, and retrieval of info
Recall- measure of memory in which the person must retrieve info learned earlier, as on a fill-in-theblank test
Recognition- measure of memory i
emotion a response of the whole
organism, involving (1) physiological
arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and
(3) conscious experience.
theory the theory that
our experience of emotion is our awareness
of our physiological responses to
Wavelength- distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next. Electromagnetic
wavelengths vary from the short blips of cosmic rays to the long pulses of radio transmission.
Hue- dimension of color that is determined by t
1. What event defined the star of scientific psychology?
a. Scientific psychology began in Germany in 1879 when Wundt opened the first psych lab.
2. Why did introspection fail as a method for understanding how the mind works?
a. Peoples self-repo
Project 2 Relevance Box
In the Future: Solving the Mystery of Autism
This relevance box gives a brief introduction to what is Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD.
It explains how there are a range of affects one might have and each person diagnosed falls
Relevance Box Part 4
In the Future: Solving the Mystery of Autism Outline
a. Brief summary of improvements with ASD
b. Brief mention of how we as a society can continue advancing