Psychology Chapter 4 Notes
Developmental Psychologys Major Issues
Developmental psychology examines our physical, cognitive, and social development across
the life span, with a focus on three major issues:
1. Nature and nurture: How does our genetic inher
Psychology Chapter 5 Notes
Gender and Sexuality
Gender refers to the physical, social, and behavioral characteristics that are culturally associated
with male and female roles and identity.
Some of these traits may be genetic difference
Psychology Chapter 5 Terms
In psychology, the biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which people
define male and female
Physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt some one
The sex chromosome found in both
Exploring Psychology: Chapter 3 Notes
The Brain and Consciousness
consciousness our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
cognitive neuroscience the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition
(including perception, thinking,
Psychology Chapter 3 Terms
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition
principle that information is often simultaneously proce
Psychology: Chapter 1 Terms
early school of thought promoted by Wundt and Titchener; used introspection to reveal the
structure of the human mind. It proved unreliable, as it required smart, verbal people and results
Psychology Chapter 2 Terms
The scientific study of the links between biological and psychological processes.
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that r
Psychology Chapter 1 Notes
Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
The Need for Psychological Science?
Did We Know It All Along? Hindsight Bias
The Scientific Attitude
How Do Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions?