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What is the defintion of Psychology

The scientific study of mind and behaviour

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What is the mind

Private inner experiences of perception thoughts, memories, feeling and streams of consciousness.

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Define behaviour

observable actions, the things we do by ourselves with others

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What is nativism

knowledge is innate (you are born with it)

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What is Philosophical empiricism

we are born with a blank slate

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what is the N vs N debate ?

Nature vs Nurture

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Define dualism

the mind and the body are different things

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How does the mind and body react in dualism

it was belived that it was though the pineal gland

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Define monism

the mind does what the brain does

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Phernology

mind abilities and characteristic and localized in specific regions of the brain.

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What did marie jean pierre flourens do ?

Surgically removed parts of the brain and observed actions/movements changed

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What is broca?

This is was the way the people confirmed that the mind and the body are linked
- damage to a specific part of the brain led to impaired mental functions

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What is physiology ?

study of biological process in the human body

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Define stimulus

sensory input from the enviroment

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Define reaction time

amount of time to respond to the stumilus after application

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Define coinsciousness

a person's subjective experience of the world and mind

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define substructuralism

analysis of basic element that make up the mind

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define introspection

subjective observation of one's own experiences

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What is the problem with introspection

science requires replicale observations

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Define unconsciousness

operates outside conscious awareness but influences thoughts, feelings and behavious

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What is the psycholoanalytics theory ?

is the role the unconscious mental process play in shaping our feelings thoughts and behaviours.

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Define Humanism

undestanding human nature by emphazing the positive potential of humans

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Tell the story of pavlovs and his dogs

observe their salvation and food, and classically condition them by ringing a bell @ the same

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Tell the story of little albert

had the same idea of pavlov by conditioned to be scared of things white and fluffy

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What is gestalt psychology

looking @ the whole rather than the sum of the parts

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What ist eh broadbent

the brain has a capacity that ican hold at a time

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how many pieces of information can your memory hold

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What is the cognitive neuroscience

Understand the links between cognitive processes and brain activity.

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what is evolutionary psychology ?

mind and behvaiour in terms of the adaptive value of abilites that are presented over time by natural selection

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What is social psychology

causes an consequeucnes of sociality

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What is cultural psychology

the study of how culture reflect and shape the psychology processes of their members

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What is absolutism

the nole of culture; depression is depression no mattee where you go.

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What is relativsm

variablility acosss culture; context specific,