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  1. epinephrine
  2. Sternberg
  3. g factor
  4. morphemes
  5. Positive Punishment
  1. a a neurotransmitter that affects metabolism of glucose and nutrient energy stored in muscles to be released during strenuous exercise
  2. b The smallest units of meaning in a language.
  3. c proposed the triarchic theory that divides intelligence into three types: compnential, experiential, and contextual
  4. d a general intellectual ability assumed by many theorists to underlie specific mental abilities and talents
  5. e Following an undesired response by adding an unpleasant stimulus to decrease the likelihood of the behavior reoccurring

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  1. Learning; Concepts: Classical conditioning, unconditioned stimulus, conditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned response; Study Basics: Began by measuring the salivary reaction of dogs. Ended with a new understanding of associational learning and the conditioned reflex.
  2. maintaining information in memory
  3. a schedule where reinforcement happens after a certain length of time
  4. teacher and student, Theory of human memory influencial in shaping research in the field of psychology
  5. Supports Thurstone's idea that intelligence comes in multiple forms. He notes that brain damage may diminish one type of ability but not others. Proposed eight types of intelligences and speculates about a ninth one — existential intelligence — the ability to ponder about question of life, death and existence.

5 True/False questions

  1. visual informationis kept for only a fraction of a second


  2. decay theorySleep evolved to keep humans out of harms way during the night, possibly from becoming prey


  3. short term memorythe relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Includes knowledge, skills, and experiences


  4. negative punishmentpunishment that occurs with the removal of a stimulus and decreasing the probability of a behavior's recurring


  5. Classical Conditioninga type of learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli. A neutral stimulus that signals an unconditioned stimulus (US) begins to produce a response that anticipates and prepares for the unconditioned stimulus. Also called Pavlovian or respondent conditioning.