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What are the three divisions of the brain?

hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain

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What does the hindbrain include?

medulla, pons, and cerebellum

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What does the forebrain include?

diencephalon and telencephalon

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What is in the diencephalon?

thalamus and hypothalamus

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Function of frontal lobes

initiate voluntary movement and involved in reasoning and problem solving

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Function of parietal lobes

general sensations

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Function of temporal lobes

process auditory and olfactory sensation. Involved in short term memory, language comprehension, and emotion

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Function of occipital lobes

process visual sensation

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Basal nucei

function in motor control

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Broadbent Filter Model of selective attention

inputs from environment must enter a sensory buffer. One input is then filtered to attention

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Treisman's Attenuation Model

attended and unattended input are processed.

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Proximal Stimulus

Stimulus registered by sensory receptors

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Gestalt Psych

people's perceptual experience is organized from how human brains are organized

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3 levels of kohlberg's stages of development

Pre-conventional, Conventional, Post-Conventional total of 6 stages

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Pre-Conventional Kohlberg

Obedience and punishment/self-interest

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Conventional Level 2 Kohlberg

Conformity/Maintaining social order

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Post-Conventional Level 3 Kohlberg

Respect Perspectives/ High moral reasoning

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Culture Relativism

Raise awareness of fact cultures have different standards and biases

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Ethnocentrism

believing one's own culture is better than the others

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Cultural Capital

knowledge, skills, and education

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Intersectionality

crossover between race and social class

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Symbolic Interactionism

how shared meaning is conveyed between individuals

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Elaboration Likelihood Model

explains when people will be influenced by content of speech and other superficial characteristics

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Central route of persuasion

influenced by actual content

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Peripheral Route of persuasion

influenced by superficial or secondary characteristics

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Social Cognitive Theory

theory of behavior change that emphasizes interactions between people and their environment

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Reciprocal Determinism

Interaction between a person's behaviors, personal factors, and environment