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Psychology QII:QI

Vocabulary, Emotions, Sleep

the study of individual behavior psychology
the point at which a stimulus goes from undetectable to detectable to our senses absolute threshold of senses
emotional feelings and their expression affect
depresses our senses, builds tolerance, and has withdrawal symptoms alcohol
giving undivided attention through verbal and nonverbal behavior attending
a process of sending, receiving, and interpreting information communication
refers to thoughts, memories, beliefs, perception, and mental processes cognitive
outward expression/display of mood or feelings emotion
a state of tension, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, an emotion characterized by a vague fear or premonition anxiety
fear or anxiety caused by a sudden realization of danger alarm
four learning styles visual/verbal, visual/nonverbal, auditory, tactile/kinesthetic
learn best when looking at written material, learn best when studying alone visual/verbal
learn best through pictures rather than words, like diagrams and charts, learn best when studying alone visual/nonverbal
learn from listening, prefers instructors who talk about a subject, like class discussions, learn best when studying in groups auditory
need hands-on opportunity to learn, likes labs, demonstrations, field experiences, writing notes may help tactile/kinesthetic
a relatively stable system of determining tendencies within an individual personality
three purposes of sleep 1) organize our nervous system, 2) consolidate memories, 3) replenish and repair brains and bodies (create new neurons, erase free radicals, restore energy stores)
five senses taste, smell, sound, sight, touch
relating to the body as a whole somatic
Created by: amyziolkowski
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