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    Hemispheres

    Definition:

    the forebrain consists of two (blanks), or left and right. Each (blank) controls sensation and movement of the opposite side of the body.

    • Brain and Behavior
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    • Vocabulary for Brain and Behavior. Find, create, and access Psychology, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Clinical Psychology

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    have an advanced degree in psychology (master's degree, PhD, or PsyD), with a specialty in understanding and helping people with psychological problems.

    • Psychologists' Goals
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    Herman Ebbinghaus and CVC’s

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    -studied memory for CVC’s (Consonant-Vowel-Consonant) -He found the longer he waited before asking them to recall how many they could remember, they could recall more -But if he gave them the list, the longer he waited, the less they could recall (exponential decay curve)

    • Types of Memory
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    Behaviorism

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    the position that psychology should concern itself only with what people and other animals do, and the circumstances in which they do it.

    • Classical Conditioning
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    Circadian rhythm

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    a rhythm of activity and inactivity lasting about a day.

    • Sleep and Dreams
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    • Vocabulary for Sleep and Dreams. Find, create, and access Psychology, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Psychophysics

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    the sense organs could take the essence of the material world and transformed it into the world of the spirit, of the mind, and of God.

    • Vision
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    E.L. Thorndike

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    a Harvard graduate student, who began training cats by placing them in a puzzle box from which they could escape by pressing a lever, pulling a string, or tilting a pole. The cats in the experiment learned by trial and error.

    • Operant Conditioning
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    Naturalistic observations

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    a careful examination of what happens under more or less natural conditions.

    • Conducting Psychological Research/Measuring and Analyzing Results
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    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

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    I learned a lot of interesting things about psychology that have aided me in daily life!

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    The teacher was amazing and very entertaining. I learned a range of topics, all of them related to behavior and thought processes

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    6-8 hours

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    Keep up with the reading and pay attention during lecture

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    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading


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