Aka nerve cells- building blocks of nervous system
Isolated from one another, neurons would not enable you to see, think, react to the world
or act upon it
Neurons in constant communication
Neurons pass info (neural impulses) within its own
Psych Notes from September 24, 2012
Only when we are dreaming is where we can be anything, do anything, be anyone.
Normal restricitions are remobed when we are dreaming.
Conscious during sleep sometimes so conscious is not correlated with being awakw
Psych 8-22-12 .continued to 8-24, 8-27
Powerpoints will be posted online after the class but not before. On ksu online
Wont ask for certain dates due to different records on peoples historian.
Origins of PsychOnly 50% of psychologist actually think about
My project is about the basic functioning of our
today's children, and how we as a capable
individual can help those distressed children, cope
with, separation or loss of a parent, sibling, or close
friend or relative. And help these kids understand
Quiz 5: Study Guide
Chapters 5 (Development) & 9 (Thinking & Language)
What is the definition of developmental psychology?
Be able to identify the recurring themes in developmental psychology (e.g., nature vs.
nurture, continuous vs. discontinuous, stabil
Lecture Notes Chapter 4
Anxiety, Fear, and Panic
- although we often use the words fear and anxiety and panic interchangeably in our lives,
psychologists view them as related but somewhat different emotional states.
- Fear a distinct, ba
Chapter 5 Lecture Notes
Somatoform Disorders - This group of disorders is characterized by one or more physical symptoms that suggest the
presence of a general medical condition when, in fact, no general medical condition exists that can fully account for
Chapter 6 Mood Disorders and Suicide
Mood disorders group of disorders involving disturbances in emotionality ranging from elation/mania to severe
- currently the DSM conceptualizes mood disorders as ranging on a continuum from ex
Lecture Notes Chapter 3
Clinical Assessment the systematic evaluation of psychological, biological, and social factors in a person with a
possible psychological disorder
Diagnosis Process of determining whether a presenting problem meets the establ ished
PY231 Abnormal Psychology
Lecture Notes Chapter 1
Psychological disorder = psychological dysfunction within an individual associated with distress or impairment in
functioning and a response that is not typical or culturally expected.
MIDTERM EXAM STUDY GUIDE
This study guide covers chapters 1 8 and should be used to prepare for the midterm exam.
The midterm exam will consist of 50 multiple choice questions; these 50 questions are taken
directly from this study guide. If y