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mode mean median
measures of central tendancies
middle score
median
most frequently occuring score
mode
average
mean
range, standard deviation and normal curve
measures of variance
gap between lowest and highest scores
range
most frequently occuring score
mode
measure of how scores deviate from one another
standard deviation
bell-shaped curve of distribution
normal curve
measure of how much things relat
correlation coeficent
perspective focused on how body and brain create emotions, memories and sensory experiences
neuroscience
perspective focused on how nature selects traits that promote the perpetuation of one's genes
evolutonary
how much our genes and our enviroment effect our individual differences
behavior-genetics
perspective focused on how behavior springs from unconsience drives and conflicts
psychodynamic
perspective focused on how we learn observable responces
behavioral
focused on how we encode process and retrieve information
cognitive
focused on how behavior and thinking varies across situations and cultures
social-cultural
they explore links between brain and mind
biological or neuroscience
they explore our changing abilities from womb to tomb
developemental psychologists
experiment with how we think, percieve and solve problems
cognitive psychologist
study asses and treat troubled people
clinical psychologist
the explore how we view and affect one another
social or cultural psychologist
smart thinking which examines assumptions, evaluates evidence, and asseses conclusions
critical thinking
the science of behavior and mind
psychology
smart thinking which examines assumptions, evaluates evidence, and asseses conclusions
critical thinking
guy with a rod in his frontal lobe
phineas gage
guy with a rod in his frontal lobe
phineas gage
system bordering brain system including thalamus hypothalamus amygdala
limbic system
4 lobes of the brain
frontal, parietal, ocipital, and temporal
"master" gland
petuitary
agression and fear
amygdala
sensory relay station for all senses except smell
thalamus
organizes emotions pleaure center next to petuitary
hypothalamus
brain and spine
cns
nerves connecting cns to organs and muscels
pns
3 kinds of neurons
sensory motor and interneurons
voluntary and reflex system
somatic
sympathetic and parasympathetic system
autonomic
fight or flight arousing
sympathetic
calming leading to homeostasis
parasympathetic
natural morphine
endorphines