Motivation: involves goal directed behaviour
clark hull: derived concept of drive from walter cannons observation that organisms seek to
maintain homeostasis, a stage of physiological equilibrium or stability. e.g normal body
Question 1 1 / 1 point
As described in your text, Domjan and his colleagues studied the adaptive significance of sexual
conditioning. Research like this may shed light on which of the following topics?
how erectile dysfunction may develop i
development begins with conception-> occurs when fertilization creates zygote, a one celled
organism formed by the union of a sperm and egg
each of your cell contains enduring messages from your parent carried on the chromosomes
Lesson 5-Types of Test (personality, emotional intelligence tests)
Types of tests: 1)mental ability test
i)intelligence test-> general mental ability :focus on potential rather than previous learning or
ii)Aptitude test: measures spe
LESSON 9-The transition of adolescence
Adolescence:transition between childhood and adulthood
begins at the age of 13 and ends about 22
period of development in which individuals are presented with a series of challenge, new
experiences, and new demands
Three types of memory
1)sensorymemory:preserves information in its original sensory form for a brief time,
usually only a fraction of a second.
allows sensation of visual pattern,sound, touch for a brief moment after the sensory
moment is over.
phobias: irrational fears of specific objects or situations and are often the results of another
process learning process termed classical conditioning.
Learning refers to a relatively durable change in behaviour or kno
Lesson 3-Human Memory
Ia.Encoding(getting information in),storage(maintaining It), and retrieval(getting it out).
encoding involves forming a memory code. Encoding usually requires attention.Encoding is
analogous to entering data using a computer keyboard
Extinction: in operant conditioning the reinforcement is stopped in classical(association is
In operant conditioning, extinction refers to the gradual weakening and disappearance of a
response tendency because th
Lesson 2-Basic processes in Classical Conditioning
Acquisition:Forming New Responses: refers to the initial stage of learning something. Pavlov
theorized that the acquisition of a conditioned response depends on stimulus contiguity.stimuli