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repeating something spoken usually in earphones
the hemisphere that process linguistic information
part of the brain related to homeostatic equilibrium
which class of drugs has a similar effect as stress and increases blood glucose?
the tendency of an animal to revert to instinctive behaviors that interfere with a conditioned response
refers to physical stimulation that is available to be measured by an observer's sensory apparatus
the stimulus of an object as it actually exists in the real world
the memory of visual stimuli
partial report technique
way to assess how iconic memory
this is what anki is based on
you remember what you were doing at 9/11
in operant conditioning, if you deprive the subject of some desirable stimulus item, what are you testing for?
life course approach
a holistic perspective that calls attention to developmental processes across a person's entire life
application of rational choice theory to social interactions
a person's unique memory of a specific event
sensitive or critical period
refers to a time when a child is particularly receptive to certain kinds of environmental experiences
race/ethnicity, social class, gender, culture
sleep spindles are found in which stage
you can hear different pitches because sound waves trigger activity at different places along the cochlea's basilar membrane
fmri uses magnetic fields to study this in the brain
which part of retina can detect dim light?
antipsychotic drugs given to treat schizophrenia
model of dreaming that says its just your brain trying to make sense of neurological activity
type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behavior in response to their awareness of being observed
interpretation of a situation causes the action
information that you remember unconsciously and effortlessly is known, like procedural memory
the inability to recall the source of the information
occurs in instances where one object overlaps the other, which causes us to perceive depth.
optimal arousal theory
intermediate amounts of arousal will lead to success. no more, no less.
3 stages of g.a.s
alarm, resistance, exhaustion
Mixed methods study
quantitative and qualitative
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