Health psychology is concerned with
understanding how biology, behaviour, and
social context influence health and illness
including prevention, diagnosis and
treatment of medical problems.
Making positive lif
Learning: It is defined as a systematic, relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs
Associative learning: occurs when we make a connection, or an association, between two
events. Conditioning is the process of learning
Memory: The retention of information or experience over time. Memory occurs through three
important processes: encoding, storage, and retrieval.
a) Encoding: Process by which information gets into memory storage.
To begin encoding, you must pay att
Abnormal Behavior in medical terms: a mental illness that affects or is manifested in a
person's brain and can affect the way the individual thinks, behaves, and interacts with others.
Abnormal behavior may also be defined by three
Development refers to the pattern of continuity and change in human capabilities that
occurs throughout the course of life.Developmental psychologists are interested in
understanding how nature and nurture contribute to development.
Personality is a pattern of enduring, distinctive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that
characterize the way an individual adapts to the world. Psychologists have approached these
enduring characteristics in a variety of ways, focusing on dif
Motivation & Energy
Motivation is the force that moves people to behave, think, and feel the way they do.
Motivated behavior is energized, directed, and sustained.
The Evolutionary Approach
An instinct is an innate (unlearned) biological pattern of behavi
The State of Consciousness.
Consciousness: It is defined as an individual's awareness of external events and internal
sensations under a condition of arousal.
Awareness includes awareness of the self and thoughts about one's experiences.
Arousal, the seco
The Science of Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of mental processes and human behavior and the relationship
As a science, psychology uses systematic methods to observe human behavior and draw
conclusions. The go
Health psychology emphasizes psychology's role in establishing and maintaining health
and preventing and treating illness. Health psychology reflects the belief that lifestyle choices,
behaviors, and psychological characteristics can pla
2.1 . ? (WHO IS IN YOUR FAMILY?)
Review episode 2.1 and place a check mark in the column labeled Denis if he has
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1.1 . ?
Below are some American first names written in Russian letters. Sound out the names and then
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1. Opponent process theory has an explanation for multiple behaviors. Pick
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Opponent process theory suggests that neurophysiological mecha
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