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psychology chapter 9-12

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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