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Glencoe Psychology Chapter 6
autonomic nervous system
EEG
central nervous system
parts of the neuron
regulates involuntary muscles and organs
measures electrical activity in the brain
brain and spinal cord
dendrites, cell body, axon, terminal buttons
autonomic nervous system
regulates involuntary muscles and organs
EEG
measures electrical activity in the brain
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AP psychology chapter 6
learning
habituation
mere exposure effect
behavioral learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation
this phenomenon causes one to prefer a stimulus as a conseque…
forms of learning, such as classical conditioning and operant…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation
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Chapter 6 Psychology Terms
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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Psychology: Chapter 6
central nervous system
spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
neuron
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
all the nerve branches outside the spine
A cell that carries information through the nervous system
central nervous system
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
spinal cord
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
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Psychology Chapter 6
Stimulus
Classical Conditioning
Unconditional Stimulus
Unconditional Response Preview
Something that produces a reaction
Simple form of learning where 1 stimulus elicits response usu…
A stimulus that causes a response that is automatic, not lear…
An automatic response to a stimulus
Stimulus
Something that produces a reaction
Classical Conditioning
Simple form of learning where 1 stimulus elicits response usu…
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Psychology Chapter 6
Memory
Transduction
Sensory memory
Short term memory
is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and r…
is the process of converting one form of energy into another.
is the shortest-term element of memory. It is the ability to…
also known as primary or active memory, is the information we…
Memory
is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and r…
Transduction
is the process of converting one form of energy into another.
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Psychology Chapter 6 Learning
Stimulus
Response
Conditioning
Classical Conditioning
A feature in the environment that is detected by an organism…
An observable reaction to a stimulus.
A type of learning that involves stimulus-response connection…
A type of learning in which a neutral stimulus comes to elici…
Stimulus
A feature in the environment that is detected by an organism…
Response
An observable reaction to a stimulus.
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AP Psychology: Chapter 6 Sensation and Perception Nolinscience
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
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Psychology: Chapter 6
Vestibular Sense
Kinesthesis
Sensation
Perception
Sense of balance and body movement
The system for sensing the position and movement of individua…
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Vestibular Sense
Sense of balance and body movement
Kinesthesis
The system for sensing the position and movement of individua…
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psychology-chapter 6
encoding
storage
retrieval
iconic
put into memory... -store information
maintain in memory... -cant remember calculus
recovery from memory... -getting out of memory "what's that movie"
sensory associated with VISION... -think "eye"
encoding
put into memory... -store information
storage
maintain in memory... -cant remember calculus
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Psychology Chapter 6 Key Terms
Stimulus
Response
Conditioning
Classical Conditioning
a thing or event that evokes a specific functional reaction i…
a reaction to something.
a behavioral process whereby a response becomes more frequent…
conditioning in which the conditioned stimulus (as the sound…
Stimulus
a thing or event that evokes a specific functional reaction i…
Response
a reaction to something.
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Psychology: Chapter 6 Terms
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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Psychology Chapter 6 Learning
type of learning that involves stimulu…
something that produces a reaction/res…
simple form of learning in which a sti…
stimulus that causes a response that i…
Conditioning
Stimulus
Classical Conditioning
Unconditioned Stimulus
type of learning that involves stimulu…
Conditioning
something that produces a reaction/res…
Stimulus
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AP psychology chapter 6
learning
habituation
mere exposure effect
behavioral learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation
this phenomenon causes one to prefer a stimulus as a conseque…
forms of learning, such as classical conditioning and operant…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation
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Understanding Psychology: chapter 6
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Neurons
brain and spinal cord
nerves that run down the lenght of the back and transmit most…
nerves branching out from the spinal cord
the long, thin cells of nerve tissue along which messages tra…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
brain and spinal cord
Spinal Cord
nerves that run down the lenght of the back and transmit most…
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Psychology Chapter 6
John Locke's view on learning
Learning
Examples of Classical Conditioning
Psychic Reflex
"Tabula Tasa" or Blank paper. Learning must fill out the blan…
any relatively durable change in behavior or knowledge due to…
Pavlov's Dogs, Little albert
Pavlov's dogs would start salivating before the meat powder w…
John Locke's view on learning
"Tabula Tasa" or Blank paper. Learning must fill out the blan…
Learning
any relatively durable change in behavior or knowledge due to…
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Psychology chapter 6
Information - processing theory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
A framework for study memory that uses the computer as a mode…
The process of transforming information into a form that can…
The process of keeping or maintaining information in memory
The process of bringing to mind information that has been sto…
Information - processing theory
A framework for study memory that uses the computer as a mode…
Encoding
The process of transforming information into a form that can…
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Psychology 101 Chapter 6
Stage Model
Sensory Memory
Short (Working) Memory
Long term Memory
Sensory Memory... Short term (Working) Memory... Long term Memory
Less than 20 seconds... (eg. Listening)
20 seconds... (eg. Try understanding the "listening")
Forever... (eg. True memories)
Stage Model
Sensory Memory... Short term (Working) Memory... Long term Memory
Sensory Memory
Less than 20 seconds... (eg. Listening)
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Chapter 6 Psychology Learning
Learning
Behaviorism
Associative learning (Classical and Op…
Observational Learning
A systematic, relatively permanent change in behavior that oc…
A theory of learning that focuses solely on observable behavi…
Learning that occurs when an organism makes a connection, or…
Learning that occurs through observing and imitating another'…
Learning
A systematic, relatively permanent change in behavior that oc…
Behaviorism
A theory of learning that focuses solely on observable behavi…
Chapter 6 Psychology
Storage Units of LTM
Memory
Attention
Encoding
unlimited
retention of information
gathering information
processing information so it can be stored
Storage Units of LTM
unlimited
Memory
retention of information
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Psychology Chapter 6 - Memory
transforming information into a form t…
retaining information in memory so tha…
recovering stored information for cons…
Registers a great deal of information…
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Sensory Memory
transforming information into a form t…
Encoding
retaining information in memory so tha…
Storage
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AP Psychology Chapter 6
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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Psychology Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
a set of systems involved in the acquisition, storage, and re…
the process of putting information into memory, or forming co…
the process of keeping the representations of experience that…
the retrieving of information stored in memory
Memory
a set of systems involved in the acquisition, storage, and re…
Encoding
the process of putting information into memory, or forming co…
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Psychology chapter 6
learning
phobias
classical conditioning
conditioning
any relatively durable change in behaviour or knowledge that…
irrational fears of specific objects or situations
a type of learning in which a stimulus acquires the capacity…
involves learning connections between events that occur in an…
learning
any relatively durable change in behaviour or knowledge that…
phobias
irrational fears of specific objects or situations
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Psychology and You: Chapter 6
construct
consciousness
subconscious
unconscious
a concept requiring a belief in something that cannot be seen…
the organism's awareness of, or possibility of knowing, what…
consciousness just below our present awareness
thoughts or desires about which we have no direct knowledge
construct
a concept requiring a belief in something that cannot be seen…
consciousness
the organism's awareness of, or possibility of knowing, what…
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Psychology: Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Information-processing model
Sensory registers
Serial position effect
Elaborative rehearsal
A computer-like model used to describe the way humans encode,…
Entry points for raw information from the senses.
The finding that when asked to recall a list of unrelated ite…
The linking of new information in short-term memory to famili…
Information-processing model
A computer-like model used to describe the way humans encode,…
Sensory registers
Entry points for raw information from the senses.
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Psychology Chapter 6 Learning
Conditioning
Classical Conditioning
Unconditioned Stimulus (US)
Unconditioned Response (UR)
Learning that involves stimulus-response connections
Form of learning where one stimulus calls forth the response…
Causes an automatic response
Automatic Response
Conditioning
Learning that involves stimulus-response connections
Classical Conditioning
Form of learning where one stimulus calls forth the response…
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Psychology Chapter 6
Central Nervous System
EEG:
Peripheral Nervous System
CAT
includes brain and spinal cord
short for electroencephalogram; a test that detects electrica…
consists of the nerves and ganglia on the outside of the brai…
short for computerized axial tomography; transfers the amount…
Central Nervous System
includes brain and spinal cord
EEG:
short for electroencephalogram; a test that detects electrica…
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Chapter 6 Psychology
Motivation
Emotion
Primary Motives
Hypothalamus
The internal state or condition that activities and gives dir…
Positive or negative feelings generally in reaction to stimul…
Human motives for things that are necessary for survival, suc…
The part of the forebrain involved with motives, emotions and…
Motivation
The internal state or condition that activities and gives dir…
Emotion
Positive or negative feelings generally in reaction to stimul…
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Psychology Chapter 6
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory events, enabli…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
When we construct perceptions drawing on experiences and expe…
sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory events, enabli…
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Psychology 101 Chapter 6
Two Types of Learning
Associative Learning
Unconditioned Stimulus (US)
Unconditioned Response (UR)
Associative Learning & Observational Learning
Classical Conditioning & Operant Conditioning
A stimulus that elicits a response that is innate and does no…
A response that does not have to be learned, such as a reflex.
Two Types of Learning
Associative Learning & Observational Learning
Associative Learning
Classical Conditioning & Operant Conditioning
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Chapter 6 Social Psychology
Even though you hate wearing one, you…
When William McGuire and his Yale Univ…
Although he made a promise to himself…
In a follow-up series of experiments a…
compliance
distinctive attributes
normative influence
a majority of participants still fully obeyed the experimente…
Even though you hate wearing one, you…
compliance
When William McGuire and his Yale Univ…
distinctive attributes
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Psychology Chapter 6
Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Taste Aversion
Latent Learning
a type of learning that involves stimulus-response connections
a type of learning in which people or animals learn to do or…
a learned avoidance of a particular food
learning that remains hidden until it is needed
Conditioning
a type of learning that involves stimulus-response connections
Operant Conditioning
a type of learning in which people or animals learn to do or…
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Psychology Chapter 6
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
our sensory receptors receive stimulus energies in our nervou…
organizing and interpreting sensory information
takuing sensory information and integrating it; cant identify…
using ideas to interpret sensory information; negative expect…
Sensation
our sensory receptors receive stimulus energies in our nervou…
Perception
organizing and interpreting sensory information
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Psychology Chapter 6
sensation
perception
top-bottom
bottom-top
a physical process, eyes, outer-world sense simulation
a mental process, organizes and interprets meaning
perception
sensation
sensation
a physical process, eyes, outer-world sense simulation
perception
a mental process, organizes and interprets meaning
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AP Psychology - Chapter 6
Experience
Acquisition
John Watson and Rosalie Rayner
B.F. Skinner
Learning always occurs as a result of what?
the initial learning stage of classical conditioning
the 2 psychologists who developed the "Little Albert" experim…
the founding father of operant conditioning
Experience
Learning always occurs as a result of what?
Acquisition
the initial learning stage of classical conditioning
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AP Psychology Chapter 6
depth cues, such as retinal disparity…
a binocular cue for perceiving depth;…
the ability to see objects in three di…
the controversial claim that perceptio…
binocular cues
convergence
depth perception
extrasensory perception
depth cues, such as retinal disparity…
binocular cues
a binocular cue for perceiving depth;…
convergence
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Psychology - Chapter 6 Vocabulary
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
an active system that receives information from the senses, p…
the set of mental operations that people perform on sensory i…
holding on to information for some period of time.
getting information that is in storage into a form that can b…
memory
an active system that receives information from the senses, p…
encoding
the set of mental operations that people perform on sensory i…
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Cognitive Psychology Chapter 6
Long-Term Memory
Free Recall
Cued Recall
Recognition
Archive" of information about past events... and knowledge learn…
asked to generate response from memory.
a prompt given to facilitate response generation.
asked to identify target from distracter items.
Long-Term Memory
Archive" of information about past events... and knowledge learn…
Free Recall
asked to generate response from memory.
Psychology: Chapter 6
what is learning
stimulus=
response=
*unconditioned stimulus UCS
permanent change in behavior ... -has to take practice or experi…
starts
natural
stimulus that can already elicit a response... -you don't learn…
what is learning
permanent change in behavior ... -has to take practice or experi…
stimulus=
starts
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AP Psychology Chapter 6 (Myers)
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
an organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
an organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated…
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Psychology Chapter 6 (Memory)
Memory
Sensory Registers
Attention
Inattentional Blindness
The ability to remember the things that we have experienced,…
Entry points for raw information from the senses
The selection of some incoming information for further proces…
Failure to notice or be aware of something that is in plain s…
Memory
The ability to remember the things that we have experienced,…
Sensory Registers
Entry points for raw information from the senses
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Understanding Psychology: Chapter 6
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Neurons
brain and spinal cord
nerves that run down the lenght of the back and transmit most…
nerves branching out from the spinal cord
the long, thin cells of nerve tissue along which messages tra…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
brain and spinal cord
Spinal Cord
nerves that run down the lenght of the back and transmit most…
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Personality Psychology Chapter 6
4 approaches used to connect traits wi…
Single-trait approach
Self monitoring
High self-monitoring
Single-trait, Many-trait, Essential-trait, Typological
associations between one trait and many behaviors
relationship and discrepancies between the inner and outer self
guided by situational cues, less consistent, good actors, sen…
4 approaches used to connect traits wi…
Single-trait, Many-trait, Essential-trait, Typological
Single-trait approach
associations between one trait and many behaviors
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Chapter 6 Consciousness: Psychology and you
Construct
Consciousness
Subconscious
Unconscious
A concept requiring a belief in something that cannot be seen…
The organisms awareness of, or possibility of knowing, what i…
Consciousness just below our present awareness
Thoughts or desires about which we have no direct knowledge
Construct
A concept requiring a belief in something that cannot be seen…
Consciousness
The organisms awareness of, or possibility of knowing, what i…
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Glencoe Psychology Chapter 6
autonomic nervous system
EEG
central nervous system
parts of the neuron
regulates involuntary muscles and organs
measures electrical activity in the brain
brain and spinal cord
dendrites, cell body, axon, terminal buttons
autonomic nervous system
regulates involuntary muscles and organs
EEG
measures electrical activity in the brain
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Psychology 2301; Chapter 6(learning)
Learning
Conditioning
Classical Conditioning
Unconditioned Stimulus(US)
Relatively permanent change in behavior or mental processes…
Process of learning associations between stimuli and behavi…
Learning through involuntary paired associations; it occurs…
A stimulus that elicits an unconditioned response(UR) without…
Learning
Relatively permanent change in behavior or mental processes…
Conditioning
Process of learning associations between stimuli and behavi…
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Chapter 6 Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Psychophysics
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
conversion of one form of energy into another.
a study of the relationship between physical characteristics…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Psychology- Chapter 6: Vision
Accommodation
Amacrine cell
Associational cortex
Bipolar cell
changes in the thickness of the lens of the eye, accomplished…
a neuron in the retina that interconnects adjacent ganglion c…
regions that are involved in conscious perception and abstrac…
a bipolar neuron located in the middle layer of the retina th…
Accommodation
changes in the thickness of the lens of the eye, accomplished…
Amacrine cell
a neuron in the retina that interconnects adjacent ganglion c…
Psychology Chapter 6: Memory
Memory
There are three processes of memory
Encoding
Storage
System that recieves, organizes, alters, stores, and retrieve…
Endcoding, Storage, Retrival
modifying information so that it can be placed in memory
Hold on to information for a time
Memory
System that recieves, organizes, alters, stores, and retrieve…
There are three processes of memory
Endcoding, Storage, Retrival
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