1) Specialized cell found inside the nervous system are called C.Neurons. They are the building blocks
for the nervous system.
2) When neurons become active A. An action potential happens which is when neurons are sending
messages to each other.
What is the purpose of life?
Mans search for meaning by Viktor Frankl is one of the many short stories I have
reading the last couple months. It provides perspective and many techniques for one who is
trying to find the meaning to life. I
Part 1: Core Values
1. Why do you want to work for Zirtual?
I have read through the core values and everything about the company. This company has
really impressed me. This company has the values that I seek for in a company that I want to
work for. I jus
change in an
thinking due to
Classical or Pavlovian
Learning is adaptive
Three major types of learning:
Definition of Psychology
The Science of Psychology
Wundt father of
In 1879 Wilhelm Wundt
opened the first
psychology laboratory at
the University of Leipzig
Used technique of
PSY 2012 - PSYCHOLOGY
Welcome and thank you for enrolling in this course! I think you will enjoy our time together!
For some, this may be your first online course. If you are not a computer whiz, dont worry. You dont
need to be. From a computer s
Definition of psychology
Double blind study
(and Social Interaction)
As I pointed out at the beginning of the last lecture, we
were waiting to focus on social interaction until this week.
This is for two reasons: 1) we cant fully understand the
everyday social interactions we have
Running head: Quiz 2 Plato and Aristotle
Quiz 2 Plato and Aristotle
January 17, 2016
$15/hr Minimum Wage.
For this assignment I chose to answer second question about $15/hr minimum wage. I
think $15/hr m
Study Guide Test 3
Chapter 11, 12, and 14
Distinguish between sex and gender.
Explain the nature of gender stereotypes and their connection with instrumentality
Discuss four important points about gender stereotyp
3 main categories of constructive:
1. Appraisal-focused (interpretation of the stress)
2. Problem-focused (focus on the problem, altering or changing the actual problem, how
attack that problem)
3. Emotion-focused (focus on managing your emotion)
Chapter 8: Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Communication is an interactional process in which one person sends a
message to another
-It involves at least 2 people
-It is a process involving a series of actions.
-It is not one-way, but bi-directi
The ingredients of close relationships
-Close relationships are those are important, interdependent, and long lasting
Close friendships arouse intense feelings that are both
-positive (passion, concern, caring)
-negative (rage, jealousy, des
Gender and Behavior
Gender Is the state of being male or female
Gender stereotypes- are widely shared beliefs about males and female abilities personality
traits, and social
Boundaries between male and female stereotypes have become less rigid.
Chapter 14: Psychological disorders
-The medical model applied to abnormal behavior.
The medical model proposes that is useful to think of abnormal behavior
as a disease and has become the main way of thinking about mental illness
This view is in
What is a Bureaucracy?
A system in a government that is responsible for
the implementation of policy
Bureaucratic workers operate within fixed
jurisdictions and are responsible for specific tasks
Bureaucrats operate wi
Politics of Developing
Relevance of Developing Nations
Analysis of Third World, Dependence,
How does the United States relate to the
developing world? What role should/does
the United States play?
To understand the polit
Interest Group: an organization that
attempts to influence public policy in a
specific area of importance to its
Seek to promote government decisions
that advance their interests.
NRA, NAACP, Sierra Club
Political party: An organization that unites
people in an effort to place its
representatives in government offices to
influence government activities and
Used as a system of cla