Flashcards in H's in Glossary Deck (18):
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infants gain familiarity with repeated exposure to a visual stimulus, their interest wanes and they look away sooner.
false sensory experiences
psychedelic drugs that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensry input
the proportion of variation among individuals that we can attribute to genes
a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently
hierarchy of needs
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with psychological needs that must first be satisfied before higher level safety needs and then psychological needs become active
a procedure in which the conditioned stimulus in one conditioning experience is paired with a new neural stimulus, creating a second conditioned stimulus
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it.
a neural center located in the limbic system; helps process explicit memories from storage
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state
chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine glands, travel through the bloodstream, and affect other tissues.
the dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light
human factors psychology
a subfield of I/O psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and physical environments can be made safe and easy to use
historically significant perspective that emphasized the growth potential of healthy people and the individual's potential for personal growth
view personality with a focus on the potential for personal growth
a social interaction in which one person suggests to another that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur
a neural structure lying below the thalamus that directs several maintenance activities, helps govern the endocrine system via the pituitary gland, and is linked to emotion and reward