o Sexual selection is art male is colorful
o Examples of sexual dimorphism
What males bright plumage might communicate to female
Males can be caused by their feeding skills
Healthier when more colorful
Ability to obtain best diet, he
December 3, 2016
Name and definition of the illness
Epilepsy refers to a condition of mental disorder in which a patient has a group of
neurological diseases, which are characterized by
Lifespan Development Chapter 3
Assignment #1: Prenatal Care Web Quest
Medline Plus Encyclopedia
Review the websites on Pre-Natal
Development, then answer the questions
below, using the contents of the various
Life Span Development: Chapter 2 Assignment #2: Reproductive
1. Using complete sentences, give brief but clear explanations
of the following reproductive technologies:
In Vitro fertilization
- In Vitro Fertilization is
Chapter 2: Down Syndrome Video Questions
1. How many chromosomes do people with Down syndrome have?
People with Down syndrome have a total of 47 chromosomes.
2. Which chromosome is known to be implicated in Down's Syndrome?
The extra chromoso
Questions on the Growing years Video
I have learned several things in this video as it contains information about
human development. The one new thing that I have learned in this video is that
stress contributes so much on fetal developm
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Jeffrey Dahmer: His Complicated,
Comorbid Psychopathologies and
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What is Abnormal Psychology?
Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies strange patterns of behavior, emotion and
thought, which may or may not be understood as precipitating a mental disorder. Comer states that
abnormal is the behavior
Then, do the following:
1. Find a trial in which the defendant used the insanity plea. Summarize the issues in the case.
2. Did the defendant meet the criteria in Maryland for legal insanity? Would the same result
occur in another state?
3. Choose a state
Abolished Insanity Defense
The statute says that:
18-207. Mental illness in no way a defense
Provision for treatment while in incarceration
Reception of evidence
Mental health problem should not be a defense to any kind of criminal charges.
Key Terms Page 507
1. abnormal psychology- the area of psychological investigation concerned with
understanding the nature of individual pathologies of mind, mood, and behavior
2. agoraphobia- an extreme fear of being in public places or open spaces from
Key Terms page 469
1. Analytic Psychology: A branch of psychology that views the person as a constellation of
compensatory internal forces in a dynamic balance.
2. Anxiety: An intense emotional response caused by the preconscious recognition that a
Key Terms: page 391
1. Anorexia Nervosa: An eating disorder in which an individual weighs less than 85 percent
of her or his expected weight but still expresses intense fear of becoming fat.
2. Attributions: Judgment about the causes of outcomes.
Key Terms pg.359
1. Accommodation: The process by which the ciliary muscles change the thickness of the
lens of the eye to permit variable focusing on near and distant objects. Piaget, the
process of restructuring or modifying cognitive structures so that
Key Terms Page 313
1. Chronological Age: The number of months or years since an individuals birth.
2. Creativity: The ability to generate ideas or products that are both novel and appropriate to the
3. Criterion Validity: The degree to whic
Vocabulary: page 203
Acquisition: The stage in a classical conditioning experiment during which the conditional
response is first elicited by the conditioned stimulus.
Key Terms pg. 91
1. Action potential- The nerve impulse activated in a neuron that travels down the
axon and causes neurotransmitters to be released into synapse.
2. All-or-none law- The rule that the size of the action potential is unaffected by
Key Terms: pg. 53
Correlation coefficient (r) (p.50): A statistic that indicates the degree of
relationship between two variables.
Descriptive statistics (p.46): Uses mathematical procedures in an objective,
uniform way to describe different aspects of nu
Key Terms: page 433
1. Acute Stress: A transient state of arousal with typically clear onset and offset patterns.
2. AIDS: Acronym for acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a syndrome caused by a virus
that damages the immune system and weakens the bodys a
Read Chapter 3 on Attention and then answer the following questions:
1. Describe one example of when you feel you can successfully multitask.
I believe cooking while talking on the phone is a good example of me being able to successfully
Psych 310 Midterm Exam
Please answer the following five questions with 1-3 paragraphs each (as needed). Each question
is worth five points for a total of 25 points possible. Submit your exam to your assignment
folder by midnight on October 4th.
Sensation and Perception
o how do we acquire knowledge?
o nativism holds that some knowledge is innate
o empiricism holds that knowledge is acquired through the senses by
is perception innate or learned?
o the figures i
o affect is a term referring to mood state
o affective disorders include unipolar depression and bipolar affective disorder
o psychological symptoms include feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, la
o the characteristics of individual members of a population may differ
o the scientific study of individual differences was fostered in the nineteenth
century by the development of statistical methods
human language is ancient
o speech and language are universal characteristics of homosapiens
human language characteristics
o unique among animal communication systems, each human language uses a
generative grammar to combine words into an u