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Discovering Psychology, 6 ed. (Vocabulary)
Behaviorism
Case Study
Collectivistic Cultures
Comparative Psychology
School of psychology and theoretical viewpoint that emphasize…
An intensive study of a single individual or small group of i…
Cultures that emphasize the needs and goals of the group over…
Branch of psychology that studies the behavior of different a…
Behaviorism
School of psychology and theoretical viewpoint that emphasize…
Case Study
An intensive study of a single individual or small group of i…
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Ed. Psychology
Descriptive research
Experimental designs
Correlation
Positive correlation
To describe events in a particular class or several classes
Allows educational psychologist to go beyond predictions and…
Number that indicates both the strength and direction of a re…
Indicates that two factors increase or decrease together
Descriptive research
To describe events in a particular class or several classes
Experimental designs
Allows educational psychologist to go beyond predictions and…
26 terms
Ed Psychology
Educational Psychology
Self Determination
Self Efficacy Teacher
Summative Evaluation
branch of psychology that studies children in the educational…
motivation for oneself.
a teachers self judgement of how well or poorly he or she doe…
evaluations that take place at the end of units of instruction.
Educational Psychology
branch of psychology that studies children in the educational…
Self Determination
motivation for oneself.
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Ed. Psychology
Ego Identity
Self-Efficacy
Schemas
Social Speech
Is the conscious sense of self that we develop through social…
Is beliefs about ones ability to produce effect in the world.
Organized ways of understanding related elements.
Involves external communication using to talk to others.
Ego Identity
Is the conscious sense of self that we develop through social…
Self-Efficacy
Is beliefs about ones ability to produce effect in the world.
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Ed Psychology Test 3
Central tendency
Dispersion
Common misconceptions of assessment
Common Sense for teachers
Mean, median, mode
range, standard deviation
1) show everything about student achievement... 2) show everythi…
1. Testing is complex... 2. All tests have trade offs... 3. We need…
Central tendency
Mean, median, mode
Dispersion
range, standard deviation
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Ed. Psychology - Final Exam
Csikszentmihalyi
Thorndike
Freud
Erikson
- Teaching is flowing between boredom and anxiety
-Father of Psychology... -Said that humans and learning is predi…
-5 Stages of Psycho-social development driven by the libido…
-Believed that Freud was right about a lot of things, but dif…
Csikszentmihalyi
- Teaching is flowing between boredom and anxiety
Thorndike
-Father of Psychology... -Said that humans and learning is predi…
9 terms
ED Psychology
Aristotle
Herman Ebbinghaus
Willhelm Wundt
John Dewey
Doctrine of Intellect ... (wisdom, and mental process get truth)…
1st to try and separate philosophy from psychology ... Best know…
Structuralism ... Founder of Scientific Psychology... Father of Mod…
Functionalism: functions of behavior.... (not a structuralist)…
Aristotle
Doctrine of Intellect ... (wisdom, and mental process get truth)…
Herman Ebbinghaus
1st to try and separate philosophy from psychology ... Best know…
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Ed. Psychology Cluster 3
Attachment
Bioecological Model
Parenting Styles
Autonomy
Forming an emotional bond with another person, initially a pa…
Bronfenbrenner's theory describing the nested social and cult…
The ways of interacting with and disciplining children.
Independence.
Attachment
Forming an emotional bond with another person, initially a pa…
Bioecological Model
Bronfenbrenner's theory describing the nested social and cult…
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ED Psychology Quiz #1
Psychology
Freud/Psychoanalytic
Behaviorist
Bio/Cognitive
The science of dealing with the study of human behavior and t…
Deep dark thoughts, traumatic past
Our environment
Brain stuff/ thinking/ language
Psychology
The science of dealing with the study of human behavior and t…
Freud/Psychoanalytic
Deep dark thoughts, traumatic past
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Ed. Psychology
Labeling Exceptional Students
Intelligence
Naturalist Intelligence
Crystallized Intelligence
-creates opportunities for special programs... -helps teachers d…
ability to acquire & use knowledge for solving problems & ada…
abilities to recognize plants & animals, to make distinctions…
ability to apply culturally approved problem solving methods.…
Labeling Exceptional Students
-creates opportunities for special programs... -helps teachers d…
Intelligence
ability to acquire & use knowledge for solving problems & ada…
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Ed. Psychology
Knowledge-based tools
Practice-based tools
Theory
Law
knowledge about learners and principles for learning
knowledge of strategies, techniques, procedures to increase e…
an explanation of a phenomenon
description of a phenomenon
Knowledge-based tools
knowledge about learners and principles for learning
Practice-based tools
knowledge of strategies, techniques, procedures to increase e…
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Ed psychology
Learning
Contiguity
Operant conditioning
Positive & negative reinforcement
Experiences causes permanent change. Change in knowledge or b…
Association of two events because of repeating pairing. When…
Behavior is strengthened or weakened by a consequence or ante…
Give it to them & take it away
Learning
Experiences causes permanent change. Change in knowledge or b…
Contiguity
Association of two events because of repeating pairing. When…
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Ed Psychology
According to Woolfolk between the ages…
When dealing with physical differences…
Which age group is most likely to have…
Urie Bronfenbrenner's bioecological mo…
Taller and heavier
Deal with issues with relevant material
2-5
Microsystem, Mesosystem, Exosystem, Macrosystem
According to Woolfolk between the ages…
Taller and heavier
When dealing with physical differences…
Deal with issues with relevant material
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Unit 2: Module 5 Vocabulary (Myers' Psychology for AP 2nd ed.)
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational definition
Replication
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
a carefully worded statement of the exact procedures (operati…
repeating the essence of a research study, usually with diffe…
Theory
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
Hypothesis
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
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Unit 2: Module 7 Vocabulary (Myers' Psychology for AP 2nd ed.)
Descriptive statistics
Histogram
"Big, round, undocumented numbers"
Mean
numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…
a bar graph depicting a frequency distribution.
Doubt big, round, undocumented numbers.
the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…
Descriptive statistics
numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…
Histogram
a bar graph depicting a frequency distribution.
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Ed Psychology
what are the 5 type of research
Define descriptive
Define Correlational
Define experimental
Descriptive, correlational, experimental, qualitative, action
uses tools such as test and surveys to describe the character…
the process of looking for relationships between variable tha…
systematically manipulate variable in attempt to determine ca…
what are the 5 type of research
Descriptive, correlational, experimental, qualitative, action
Define descriptive
uses tools such as test and surveys to describe the character…
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Unit 2: Module 6 Vocabulary (Myers' Psychology for AP 2nd ed.)
Correlation
Correlation coefficient
Scatterplot
Perfect positive correlation
a measure of the extent to which two variables change togethe…
a statistical index of the relationship between two variables…
a graphed cluster of dots, each of which represents the value…
two variables rise or fall together. (+1.00)
Correlation
a measure of the extent to which two variables change togethe…
Correlation coefficient
a statistical index of the relationship between two variables…
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AP Psychology Prologue Vocabulary (Psychology 8th ed. David G. Myers)
applied research
basic research
biopsychosocial approach
clinical psychology
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
an integrated perspective that incorporated biological, psych…
a branch of psychology that studies, assesses, and treats peo…
applied research
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
basic research
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
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Psychology (Myers 11th Ed) - Chapter 2
phrenology
Biological perspective
Neuron
Dendrites
the study of the bumps on the skull, believing it could revea…
concerned with the links between biology and behavior; includ…
nerve cell; basic building block of the nervous system
neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages an…
phrenology
the study of the bumps on the skull, believing it could revea…
Biological perspective
concerned with the links between biology and behavior; includ…
18 terms
Ed Psychology Test 1
Educational Psychology
Why do teacher's care about psychology?
Elements of "Good Teaching"
Neurons
The discipline concerned with teaching and learning process;…
To understand how students learn. To understand how you learn…
Committed to their students. Can adapt instruction based on t…
Nerve cells that store and transfer information.
Educational Psychology
The discipline concerned with teaching and learning process;…
Why do teacher's care about psychology?
To understand how students learn. To understand how you learn…
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ED 322 Educational Psychology Midterm
Christian education
Col. 2:8
3 parts of ed. psych.
definition of learning
Bible-based, Christ-centered process of leading a learner to…
Beware, lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain de…
1. learner... 2. learning process... 3. learning situation
relatively permanent change in behavior/thinking that is the…
Christian education
Bible-based, Christ-centered process of leading a learner to…
Col. 2:8
Beware, lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain de…
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Kalat\'s 11th ed. Biological Psychology Vocabulary Ch 1
Philosopher Gottfried Leibniz
Hard Problem
Mind-Brain/Body Problem
fundamental property
Why is there something rather than nothing?
Given this universe composed of matter and energy, why is the…
What is the relationship between mental experience and brain…
one that cannot be reduced to something else. ex. matter has…
Philosopher Gottfried Leibniz
Why is there something rather than nothing?
Hard Problem
Given this universe composed of matter and energy, why is the…
18 terms
Ed Psychology Chapter 6
Learning
cognitive process
stimulus
construction
long term change in mental representations or associations as…
particular way of thinking about and mentally responding to a…
anything in the environment that is detectable through the se…
mental process in which learner takes many separate pieces of…
Learning
long term change in mental representations or associations as…
cognitive process
particular way of thinking about and mentally responding to a…
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Psychology ed209
Childhood (book 1,)... Chapter 1
Childhood development/evolution
Evolutionary theory... And gene structure
Evolutionary mechanisms
Social category, experience by education... Defines roles and st…
Scientific questions about childhood. Emphasis on objective s…
Evolution involves variation in the character of individuals,…
Genes - Mendel came up with the idea of a gene as a unit of i…
Childhood (book 1,)... Chapter 1
Social category, experience by education... Defines roles and st…
Childhood development/evolution
Scientific questions about childhood. Emphasis on objective s…
29 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Chromosomes
DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
Genes
Genome
Thread-like structures made of DNA molecules that contain gen…
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
The biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosome…
Complete instructions for making an organism, consists of all…
Chromosomes
Thread-like structures made of DNA molecules that contain gen…
DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
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Ed Psychology Cluster 8
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych -1
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych - 2
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych - 3
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych - 4
Cognitive process influences the nature of what is learned
People are selective abt what the process & learn
Meaning is constructed by the learner rather than from enviro…
prior knowledge & beliefs play a major role in meaning constr…
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych -1
Cognitive process influences the nature of what is learned
Basic Assumption of Cognitive Psych - 2
People are selective abt what the process & learn
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Theory
Hypothesis
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
An explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Critical Thinking
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
The bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
The extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
Biological Psychology
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 4-Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
The fertilized egg
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception o…
Developmental Psychology
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
Zygote
The fertilized egg
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 11 Vocabulary
Intelligence Test
Mental Age
Stanford-Binet
Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
The widely used American revision of Binet's original intelli…
Defined originally as the ratio of mental age to chronologica…
Intelligence Test
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
Mental Age
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
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Abnormal Psychology Hooley 17th Ed. Chapter 5
Health Psychology
Behavioral Medicine
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Stressors
subspecialty of behavioral medicine the deals with psychologi…
brand interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of physical…
disorder that occurs following an extreme traumatic event, in…
(1) external — adjustive demands that require coping behavior…
Health Psychology
subspecialty of behavioral medicine the deals with psychologi…
Behavioral Medicine
brand interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of physical…
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
The mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, and…
A mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
A mental image or best example of a category
A methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
Cognition
The mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, and…
Concept
A mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
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Kalat\'s 11th ed. Biological Psychology Vocabulary Ch, 1 & 2
Why is there something rather than not…
Given this universe composed of matter…
What is the relationship between menta…
one that cannot be reduced to somethin…
Philosopher Gottfried Leibniz
Hard Problem
Mind-Brain/Body Problem
fundamental property
Why is there something rather than not…
Philosopher Gottfried Leibniz
Given this universe composed of matter…
Hard Problem
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ED1481 psychology revision
Process of assimilation and accomodation
Sensorimotor tests
Sensory register
Zone of proximal development
1-stimulus... 2-disequilibrium... 3-assimilation/accommodation... 4-eq…
Child lacks object permanence, put an object under a blanket.…
Input from the environment is essential for cognitive process…
The distance between what a child can achieve individually an…
Process of assimilation and accomodation
1-stimulus... 2-disequilibrium... 3-assimilation/accommodation... 4-eq…
Sensorimotor tests
Child lacks object permanence, put an object under a blanket.…
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Psychological Disorder
Medical Model
Bio-psycho-social perspective
DSM-IV
A "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
The concept that diseases have typical causes that can be dia…
A contemporary perceptive which assumes that biological, psyc…
The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
Psychological Disorder
A "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
Medical Model
The concept that diseases have typical causes that can be dia…
10 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Emotion
James-Lange Theory
Cannon-Bard Theory
Two-Factor Theory
A response of the whole organism, involving physiological aro…
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
The theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously t…
Schachter's theory that to experience emotion one must be phy…
Emotion
A response of the whole organism, involving physiological aro…
James-Lange Theory
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
24 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Motivation
Instinct
Drive-Reduction Theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced, or constant internal state…
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
47 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 5 Vocabulary
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 sense receptors and works up to the…
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…
10 terms
Ed Psychology Chap. 7
Complex Cognitive Processes
Metacognition
Learning Strategy
Overt Strategy
cognitive process that involves going well beyond information…
Thinking about thinking
one or more cognitive processes used intentionally for a part…
learning strategy that is at least partially evident in a lea…
Complex Cognitive Processes
cognitive process that involves going well beyond information…
Metacognition
Thinking about thinking
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Intro-Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Psychology
Nature vs. Nurture Issue
Natural Selection
Basic Research
The science of behavior and mental processes.
The long-standing controversy over the contributions that gen…
Of the various traits, those that contribute to survival and…
Science that aims to increase scientific knowledge base.
Psychology
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Nature vs. Nurture Issue
The long-standing controversy over the contributions that gen…
41 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Personality
Free Association
Psychoanalysis
Unconscious
An individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality that attributes our thoughts an…
According to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
Personality
An individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
Free Association
In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
13 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 17 Vocabulary
Behavioral Medicine
Health Psychology
Stress
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
An interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and med…
A sub-field of psychology that provides psychology's contribu…
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain event…
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
Behavioral Medicine
An interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and med…
Health Psychology
A sub-field of psychology that provides psychology's contribu…
23 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Psychotherapy
Eclectic Approach
Psychoanalysis
Resistance
An emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
An approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
Sigmund Freud's therapeutic technique. He believed the patien…
In psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
Psychotherapy
An emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
Eclectic Approach
An approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
35 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Learning
Associative Learning
Behaviorism
Classical Conditioning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
Learning that certain events occur together
The view that psychology 1) Should be an objective science th…
A type of learning in which an organism comes to associate st…
Learning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
Associative Learning
Learning that certain events occur together
41 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
The fertilized egg
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception o…
Developmental Psychology
Branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and so…
Zygote
The fertilized egg
17 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Selective Attention
Visual Capture
Gestalt
Figure-Ground
The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus,…
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses
An organized whole. Psychologists who study this emphasize ou…
The organization of the visual field into objects that stand…
Selective Attention
The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus,…
Visual Capture
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses
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Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Consciousness
Fantasy-Prone Personality
Biological Rhythms
Circadian Rhythms
Our awareness of ourselves and our environments.
Someone who imagines and recalls experiences with lifelike vi…
Periodic physiological fluctuations
The biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (ex. of temperat…
Consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environments.
Fantasy-Prone Personality
Someone who imagines and recalls experiences with lifelike vi…
36 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 18 Vocabulary
Social Psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Attitude
The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
The theory that we tend to give a casual explanation for some…
The tendency of observers, when analyzing another's behavior,…
A belief and feeling that predisposes one to respond in a par…
Social Psychology
The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Attribution Theory
The theory that we tend to give a casual explanation for some…
37 terms
Myers AP Psychology 6th Ed. Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Memory
Flashbulb Memory
Encoding
Storage
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
A clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
The processing of information into the memory system--for exa…
The retention of encoding information over time
Memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
Flashbulb Memory
A clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
65 terms
AP Psychology Weiten (9th ed.)- Chapter 3
Absolute refractory period
Action potential
Adaptation
Adoption studies
The minimum length of time after an action potential during w…
A brief change in a neuron's electrical charge.
An inherited characteristic that increased in a population (t…
Research studies that assess hereditary influence by examinin…
Absolute refractory period
The minimum length of time after an action potential during w…
Action potential
A brief change in a neuron's electrical charge.
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