The process of transforming information into
a form that can be entered into and retained
by the memory system
The mental processes that enable you to
retain and retrieve information over time.
The mental activities involved in
acquiring, retaining, and using
277 mental image
A mental representation of objects or
events that are not physically present.
The manipulation of mental
Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
American psychologist who conducted research on memory,
personality, and dreams; established one of the first U.S.
psychology research laboratories; first woman president of the
American Psychological Association.
Introduction: The Origins of Psychology
1. Define psychology the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Discuss the issues that have shaped psychologys evolution over the past century and a half,
including the influence of philosophy and physi
chpt 5 vocab
A process that produces a relatively
enduring change in behavior or
knowledge as a result of past
The process of learning associations
between environmental events and
Introduction: What Is Learning?
1. Define learning
Learning a process that produces a relatively enduring change in behavior or knowledge as a
result of past experience
Conditioning the process of learning associations between envir
Introduction: What Is Memory?
1. Define memory PG 232
Memory the mental processes that enable you to retain and retrieve information over time,
includes three processes encoding, storage, and retrieval
explain the processes of encoding
the process of tran
#13590 Adolescents in Media
10, July 2015
Adolescents in Media
For my second observation I decided that I would look into adolescents in the media. To
observe adolescents I choose the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid to do my repor
Specialized branch of psychology that studies
the relationship between behavior and bodily
processes and systems; also called
biopsychology or psychobiology.
The study of the nervous system, especi
THE ORIGIN OF REM SLEEP: A HYPOTHESIS
The Origin of REM Sleep: A Hypothesis
Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
THE ORIGIN OF REM SLEEP: A HYPOTHESIS
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, as we know it, is a stage of sleep
Mai Lan Jones
Professor Susan Leavy
November 17, 2016
Throughout my K-12 years, I have encountered many orphans and
underprivileged children. I have noticed that many after the age of five tend to have trust
or compatibility issues with who
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY FINAL EXAM
Which is the best description of abnormal psychology?
a deviant personality trait
analysis of the childhood roots of pathology
study of unconscious influences on mental disorders
application of psychological s
Directions: Fill in the missing information: Location, Phone, Hours, and/or
About using the Saddleback website and Student Handbook. The information
that is missing will vary depending on the service listed. For example, in #1
Catalog, Handbook, Schedule of Classes Assignment
Using the 2012-13 Saddleback Catalog, 2013-14 Handbook, and the schedule of classes, answer
the following questions. Use the Catalog to answer questions 1-10, the Student Handbook to
answer questions 11-20
California State University
To complete this assignment, the following resources will be helpful: www.csumentor.edu,
www.calstate.edu, and the lecture on the California State University System.
List ALL the Cal State Campuses
a. mpus Websites
Utilize the following assessment to give you some ideas of what majors and careers you may be
interested in! To get started, go to http:/www.cacareerzone.org/. Sign in and create an
account. Once your account has been created, click on Begi
California Community Colleges
To complete this assignment you will need to use the following resources:
www.cccco.edu, the lecture notes from class, and any of the resources weve
discussed/used in class thus far.
How many community colleges are there i
Student Success Journal
1. What did you learn from Dr. Chews lectures? What piece or pieces of information from
Dr. Chews lectures were the most meaningful or helpful to you? Why were these most
meaningful or helpful?
I learned things tha
NOTE:Listed are all Wednesday due dates for the semester, items that should be read by that date, and items are due ON that date by midnight (before it turns Thursday). Exam dates will not be changed, though the scheduling of topics i
A mood disorder involves a disturbance in a person's emotional state or mood as the primary symptom. Also known as affective disorders.
Euphoric mood: A feeling state that is more cheerful and elated than average, possibly even
What is Abnormal Sexual Behavior?
Sexual behavior is considered a psychological disorder if it causes:
to other people, persistent or recurrent distress, or impairment in important areas of functioning.
Classification and Treatment Plans
The Client: The Client: The person seeking psychological The person seeking psychological services. services.
Prevalence of Psychological Disorders: 1 in 5 during past year Comorbidity: Co-existence of menta
The Biopsychosocial Perspective
More than half (51%) of all Americans have used nonprescription or illegal drugs for nonmedical purposes.
Over one quarter have abused or been dependent on drugs during their lifetim
An enduring pattern of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about the environment and others.
Ingrained patterns of relating to other people, situations, and events with a rigid a
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
A disorder with a range of psychotic symptoms involving disturbances in content of thought, form of thought, perception, affect, sense of self, motivation, behavior, and
The Nature of Anxiety Disorders
is an innate alarm response to a dangerous or life-threatening situation. Anxiety is the state in which an individual is inordinately apprehensive, tense, and uneasy about the prospect
A Look at History and Research Methods
DO YOU THINK ANY OF THESE BEHAVIORS ARE ABNORMAL?
Having a lucky seat in an exam? Being unable to eat, sleep, or study for days after the breakup of a relationship? Brea