Forrest Gump- Forrest
His Personality is always happy, positive, carefree, helpful, enthusiastic, willing, and
When looking at Forrest from a social-cognitive perspective some of his traits can
October, 15, 2012
Homework Assignment #2
When shopping at a grocery story we use many different mechanisms that come
from inside our body. Without these different elements it would be very hard to do simple
things such as grocery shop.
Sensitization- respond much more than you normally would.
-Pavlov- digestive process in the dog
-Unconditioned Stimulus - Unconditioned Resp.
1. Acetylcholine (ACH)- found all over the central nervous
system. Invovled with memory. Central and peripheral
system. Cecreated from neurons, invovled with movement.
2. Dopamine- Mainly in central nervous system (brain).
What is Psychology? Scientific study of Overt and Covert behavior in individual
*First scientific study published 1879!
Overt Behavior- A behavior capable of being observed by someone
Covert Behavior- A behavior not capable of
How do we measure personality ?
personality test- most of them out now dont really fit criteria to actually measure
need to be standardized- large groups of people testes multiple times
has to be relia