Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
A stroke is the rapidly developing loss of brain functions due to a disturbance in the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. As a result, the affected area of the brain is unable to function, leading to in
Discussion #1 9.30.09
Goals of Psychological Reseach: -trying to describe thinking and behavior -establish a relationship between cause and effect Empirical Research=direct observation Theory= try and explain what we observe (we can never prove) -A go
Discussion #3 10.14.09 1. ESP= Extra Sensory Perception (ex: psychic reading, psychic healing, telepathy), similar to FC and Clever Hans Amazing Randi (famous magician) set out to disprove psychics -wrote book to disprove Israeli magic man Uri Gellar -Gel
Introduction to Psychology Module 1.1 *Psychology= systematic study of behavior and experience *Free Will= the belief that behavior is caused by a persons independent decisions. Wagner believes that free will is an illusion *Determinism= the assumption th
MIDTERM REVIEW FOR PSYCH
Chapter 1: What is Psychology?
Free will vs. Determinism
Free will: you are the cause, an uncaused cause
Ex: when you go to a concert is up to you and it is unpredicted whether you go or not
Determinist: everything has a cause.