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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Developing Through The Lifespan
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
developmental psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Lifespan Development
Developmental psychology
Conception
Zygote
Embryo
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Developmental psychology
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Conception
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4 Lifespan Development
Developmental psychology
Conception
Zygote
Embryo
Definition: Study of physical, mental & social changes throug…
Definition: The moment when a sperm cell from a male breaches…
Definition: A fertilized egg or ovum, half rendered by the mo…
Definition: an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process o…
Developmental psychology
Definition: Study of physical, mental & social changes throug…
Conception
Definition: The moment when a sperm cell from a male breaches…
AP Psychology: Chapter 4 - Lifespan Development
Developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about two weeks after fert…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental psychology
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Developing through the Lifespan
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
the branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, an…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
the branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, an…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4 - "Developing Through the Lifespan"
Zygote
Alzheimer's Disease
Teratogens
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A fertilized human egg
A disease of the brain characterized by loss of memory and me…
Chemical agents harmful to a developing fetus
A set of physical, cognitive, and psychological abnormalities…
Zygote
A fertilized human egg
Alzheimer's Disease
A disease of the brain characterized by loss of memory and me…
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Chapter 4 Human Lifespan Development AP Psychology Terms
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
A fertilized egg
2 weeks through 8 weeks, attaches to the mother's uterine wal…
In humans, the term for the developing organism between the e…
Developmental Psychology
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
A fertilized egg
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Lifespan Psychology- Chapter 4
parturition
electronic fetal monitoring
cesarean delivery
natural childbirth
the act or process of giving birth
mechanical monitoring of fetal heartbeat during labor and del…
delivery of a baby by surgical removal from the uterus
method of childbirth that seeks to prevent pain by eliminatin…
parturition
the act or process of giving birth
electronic fetal monitoring
mechanical monitoring of fetal heartbeat during labor and del…
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Chapter 4 - Lifespan psychology
biological development
cognitive development
socio-cultural development
neonate
The development of the body (physical) over time
The development of the processes of thinking, knowing or ment…
The development of self-awareness and social interactions
An infant during the fi rst weeks following birth
biological development
The development of the body (physical) over time
cognitive development
The development of the processes of thinking, knowing or ment…
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lifespan in psychology chapter 4
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive , and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
developmental psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive , and…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psych: Chapter 4 - Developing Through the Lifespan
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Teratogens
Fertilized egg, rapid cell division. (About 2 weeks)
Developing human organism.
The developing human organism from about 9 weeks to birth.
Harmful agents (chemicals) that can reach the embryo or fetus…
Zygote
Fertilized egg, rapid cell division. (About 2 weeks)
Embryo
Developing human organism.
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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Lifespan Psychology: Chapter 4
artificial insemination
in vitro fertilization (IVF)
cost & implications of artificial conc…
germinal period
involves injecting sperm, either from a woman's partner or a…
several eggs are removed from a woman's ovary and manually co…
U.S. has highest price for IVF at ~12,000$. Infertility and u…
zygote contains 46 chromosomes, 0-2 weeks. Blastocyst forms (…
artificial insemination
involves injecting sperm, either from a woman's partner or a…
in vitro fertilization (IVF)
several eggs are removed from a woman's ovary and manually co…
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Lifespan Psychology - Chapter 4
maturity
accomodation
visual acuity
presbyopia
Completion of all growth and developmental changes; associate…
Changes made in a personal scheme in order to bring about a b…
Sharpness of vision.
Difficulty in accurately perceiving objects that are close.
maturity
Completion of all growth and developmental changes; associate…
accomodation
Changes made in a personal scheme in order to bring about a b…
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AP Psych: Chapter 4 - Developing Through the Lifespan
Teratogens
Rooting Reflex
Habituation
Developmental Psychology
Harmful chemicals that can reach the embryo or fetus during p…
A baby's tendency to search for food when touched on the cheek.
Decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As an in…
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Teratogens
Harmful chemicals that can reach the embryo or fetus during p…
Rooting Reflex
A baby's tendency to search for food when touched on the cheek.
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AP psychology chapter 4
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
reduced responsiveness caused by prolonged stimulation
sensation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Luterbach AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Ch 4 Developing Through the Lifespan
Nature/Nurture
Continuity/Stages
Stability/Change
Individual vs Shared
How do genetic inheritance (nature) and experience (nurture)…
Is development gradual and continuous, or a sequence of separ…
Do our personality traits persist through life, or do we beco…
...
Nature/Nurture
How do genetic inheritance (nature) and experience (nurture)…
Continuity/Stages
Is development gradual and continuous, or a sequence of separ…
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AP psychology chapter 4
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
reduced responsiveness caused by prolonged stimulation
sensation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Development Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Development Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
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Psychology Chapter 4: Lifespan Development
Lifespan Development
Stages of Lifespan Development
Physical/ Biological Development
Social Development
Refers to the age related changes that occur from birth, thro…
Infancy (0-2)... While the infant is dependent of their parents…
Involves changes in our body and its system such as developme…
Changes in the individual's relationships with other people a…
Lifespan Development
Refers to the age related changes that occur from birth, thro…
Stages of Lifespan Development
Infancy (0-2)... While the infant is dependent of their parents…
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AP psychology chapter 4
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
reduced responsiveness caused by prolonged stimulation
sensation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psych: Chapter 4 - Developing Through the Lifespan
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Teratogens
Fertilized egg, rapid cell division. (About 2 weeks)
Developing human organism.
The developing human organism from about 9 weeks to birth.
Harmful agents (chemicals) that can reach the embryo or fetus…
Zygote
Fertilized egg, rapid cell division. (About 2 weeks)
Embryo
Developing human organism.
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Psychology - Chapter 4: Lifespan Development
What is physical development?
What is social development?
What is cognitive development?
What is emotional development?
It is changes in the body and its various systems, and hormon…
It is changes in an individual's relationships with other peo…
It is changes in an individual's mental abilities, such as pr…
It is changes in how an individual experiences different feel…
What is physical development?
It is changes in the body and its various systems, and hormon…
What is social development?
It is changes in an individual's relationships with other peo…
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psychology chapter 4 lifespan development
lifespan development
infancy
childhood
adolescence
refers to age-related changes that occur from birth, througho…
birth to 2 years
2 years to 10 years
10 years to 20 years
lifespan development
refers to age-related changes that occur from birth, througho…
infancy
birth to 2 years
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psychology across the lifespan Chapter 4
sequences of physical development... Ceph…
proximodistal
Differentiation
Height and weight
proceeds from the upper part of the head to the lower parts o…
development proceeds from the trunk outward from body's centr…
physical reactions more specific as child matures... response to…
most dramatic gains during prenatal development... infants doubl…
sequences of physical development... Ceph…
proceeds from the upper part of the head to the lower parts o…
proximodistal
development proceeds from the trunk outward from body's centr…
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AP Psychology Chapter 7: Development Over the Lifespan
developmental psychology
nature-nurture issue
twin study
adoption study
The psychological specialty that studies how organisms grow a…
The long-standing discussion over the relative importance of…
A means of separating the effects of nature and nurture by wh…
A method of separating the effect of nature and nurture by wh…
developmental psychology
The psychological specialty that studies how organisms grow a…
nature-nurture issue
The long-standing discussion over the relative importance of…
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Psychology: Chapter 4 Developing Through the Lifespan
Developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical cognitive, and s…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical cognitive, and s…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Farsightedness/Hyperopia
Retina
Fovea
Photoreceptors
condition also known as hyperopia in which faraway objects ar…
A multilayered sensory tissue that lines the back of the eye…
A small area in the center of the retina, composed entirely o…
The light-sensitive cells in the retina- the rods and cones.
Farsightedness/Hyperopia
condition also known as hyperopia in which faraway objects ar…
Retina
A multilayered sensory tissue that lines the back of the eye…
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AP Psychology Ch.4 developing through the lifespan
Developmental psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
The fertilized egg it enters a two-week period of rapid cell…
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
The fertilized egg it enters a two-week period of rapid cell…
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Myer's Chapter 4 Exploring Psychology Developing through Lifespan
accommodation
adolescence
alzheimer's disease
assimilation
refers to changing an existing schema to incorporate new info…
this refers to the life stage from puberty to independent adu…
a progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized b…
refers to interpreting a new experience in terms of an existi…
accommodation
refers to changing an existing schema to incorporate new info…
adolescence
this refers to the life stage from puberty to independent adu…
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Psychology Chapter 4 - Lifespan Development
Lifespan development
Stages of the lifespan
4 main areas of lifespan development
Infancy
Refers to age related changes that occur from birth throughou…
Infancy - birth to 2 years ... Childhood — 2 years to 10 years…
Physical... Social... Cognitive... Emotional... -physical - growth is ea…
Birth to 2 years ... -Mostly dependent on adults... -Characteristi…
Lifespan development
Refers to age related changes that occur from birth throughou…
Stages of the lifespan
Infancy - birth to 2 years ... Childhood — 2 years to 10 years…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
sensation
perception
absolute threshold
just noticeable difference (JND) (diff…
bringing in stimuli from the environment to the brain
the organization and interpretation of sensory input
the minimum amount of energy needed to detect the presence of…
the minimum amount of energy needed to detect the change in i…
sensation
bringing in stimuli from the environment to the brain
perception
the organization and interpretation of sensory input
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
accommodation
adolescence
alzheimer's disease
assimilation
refers to changing an existing schema to incorporate new info…
this refers to the life stage from puberty to independent adu…
a progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized b…
refers to interpreting a new experience in terms of an existi…
accommodation
refers to changing an existing schema to incorporate new info…
adolescence
this refers to the life stage from puberty to independent adu…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology-Chapter 4
Developmental psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
Fertilized egg. Eventually develops into a embryo after 2 wee…
Developing human organism. Considered this from 2 weeks to 2n…
Developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception until…
Developmental psychology
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
Zygote
Fertilized egg. Eventually develops into a embryo after 2 wee…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4
Developmental Psychologists
3 Major Issues for Developmental Psych…
Zygotes
Beginning as one cell, each of us beca…
These people study physical, cognitive, and social changes th…
Nature/Nurture: How do genetic inheritance (our nature) and e…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
...
Developmental Psychologists
These people study physical, cognitive, and social changes th…
3 Major Issues for Developmental Psych…
Nature/Nurture: How do genetic inheritance (our nature) and e…
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Lifespan developmental psychology chapter 4(test)
Why does the correlation between autho…
What was the specific relevance of Har…
What evidence suggests they newborns a…
We are born with nearly all the brain…
Parents provide genes so if parents are socially competent th…
Social interaction is necessary for proper psychological deve…
Babies are attracted to faces or prefer face like images, the…
True,we are not born with dendrite connections though
Why does the correlation between autho…
Parents provide genes so if parents are socially competent th…
What was the specific relevance of Har…
Social interaction is necessary for proper psychological deve…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Perception
Sensation
Order a message travels from initial s…
Sensory pathway
a mental process that elaborates and assigns meaning to incom…
the stimulation of sensory receptors, & transmission of senso…
-stimulation... -transduction... -sensation... -perception
These pathways carry information from the sense organs to the…
Perception
a mental process that elaborates and assigns meaning to incom…
Sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors, & transmission of senso…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Adaptation
Transduction
The activation of the body's senses by outside forces.
The brain's understanding (right or wrong) of sensations.
The act of the brain decreasing its responsiveness to a stimu…
The process by which sensory information in the eyes, ears, n…
Sensation
The activation of the body's senses by outside forces.
Perception
The brain's understanding (right or wrong) of sensations.
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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Luterbach AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
63 terms
AP psychology chapter 4
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
reduced responsiveness caused by prolonged stimulation
sensation
The process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 4
Retina
Photoreceptors
Rods and cones
Color blindness
where transduction occurs during the vision sensation process
light-sensative cells in the retina that convert light energy…
photoreceptors consist of these two types of specialized neur…
the inability to see color (typically genetic)
Retina
where transduction occurs during the vision sensation process
Photoreceptors
light-sensative cells in the retina that convert light energy…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
transduction
sensory adaptation
sensory habituation
vision
signals are transformed into neural impulses,
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
dominant sense in human beings
transduction
signals are transformed into neural impulses,
sensory adaptation
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
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Lifespans Development, Psychology Chapter 4
Synapse
Synaptogenesis
Synaptic Pruning
Neuronplasticity
The point at which a nervous impulse passes from one neruon t…
The creation of synapses occurs rapidly in the cortex during…
In which unnecessary pathways and connections are eliminated.
The brains ability to change in response to experience.
Synapse
The point at which a nervous impulse passes from one neruon t…
Synaptogenesis
The creation of synapses occurs rapidly in the cortex during…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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