activation-synthesis theory: a theory of dreaming that explains dreams as resulting from the incidential
synthesis of cortical activity produced by mechanisms in the pons
blindsight: the ability of a person who cannot perceive objects in a pa
What is Psychology?
Psychology is the scientific study of the causes of behavior.
Why is behavior studied?
- To understand human behavior
- To explain why people do what they do
Fields of Psychology
Areas of Psycholo