Chapter 2 Outline
Everything psychological is simultaneously biological.
Aristotle believed that the mind was in the heart, while Plato believed it was in thebrain.
Franz Gall believed that the bumps on the skull revealed an individuals ch
-psychological disorder: disorder of the mind involving thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that cause either self
or others significant distress
-ADHD: symptoms of being easily distracted, trouble listening, always moving
-medical model: treats mental diso
-social psychology: we dont live in isolation, but we interact with each other on a regular basis. Its important to
note that the presence of others doesn't have to be real; we only have to perceive that others are there
-attribution theory: ex.) if Bob i
Masters and Johnsons 4 stages in the human sexual response cycle:
1. excitement phase: genital areas become engorged with blood, a woman's vagina expands and secretes
lubricant, and her breasts and nipples may enlarge
2. plateau phase: excitement peaks as