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cognition

mental activities associated with thinking

Heuristic

a simple thinking strategy`

Framing

the way an issue is posed

Linguistic determinism

the way we think

Homeostasis

constant internal state

Hierarchy of Needs

pyramid of human needs

Anorexia Nervosa

diets and becomes significantly underweight

Estrogen

female sex hormone

Testosterone

male sex hormone

Sexual Orientation

sexual attraction

Bulimia Nervosa

overeating

Binge-Eating Disorder

binge-eating episodes

Emotion

response of the whole organism

Two-Factor Theory

Schachter-Singer theory

Polygraph

a machine used in attempts to detect lies

Subjective well-being

happiness or satisfaction

Adaptation-level phenomenon

our tendency to form judgment

stress

perceive and respond to certain events (stressors)

Lymphocytes

two types of white blood cells

coping

behavioral methods

problem focused coping

attempting to alleviate stress directly

emotion-focused coping

avoiding or ignoring a stressor

personality

individuals characteristic

free association

person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind

unconscious

info processing; unaware

psychoanalysis

attributes thoughts and actions

ID

basic sexual and aggressive drives

Ego

"executive"

superego

represents internalized ideals

self-actualization

needs are met and self-esteem is achieved

trait

pattern of behavior

learned helplessness

hopelessness

self esteem

high or low self worth

Empirically derived test

a test

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