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PSY 3150: Psychology of Motivation

School: University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Number of Notes and Study Guides Available: 5

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Conformity in Social Psychology: How Peer Pressure Shapes Our Choices
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Discover the powerful role of conformity in shaping human behavior. Through relatable scenarios, learn how our choices can be influenced by peer pressure and societal expectations. Understand the balance between adapting to social norms and preserving individuality.

Pain Reflex Explained: Neurotransmitters Brain & Endocrine Response
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This video explores how sensory receptors neurotransmitters and various brain structures work together to detect and react to pain all within a fraction of a second. Dive deep into the role of the sensory cortex spinal cord thalamus amygdala and endocrine system in our immediate and automatic response to potential harm.

Unveiling the Brain: Medical Imaging Techniques & Their Applications"
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Explore the diverse techniques in medical imaging for visualizing brain structures. From CT scans and MRIs to PET scans and EEGs, understand their specific roles and applications. Grasp how these non-invasive tools assist in diagnostics and treatment planning.

The Prisoner's Dilemma: Cooperation vs. Self-Interest
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Discover the complexities of the prisoner's dilemma, a cornerstone scenario in game theory. Delve into the tensions between mutual cooperation and individual self-interest, and the consequences that emerge from these decisions. Grasp the inherent conflict between pursuing personal advantages and the broader benefits of collaboration.

Ilardi's TLC: Transforming Mental Health Through Lifestyle Changes
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Discover the transformative approach to mental well-being by Stephen Ilardi, focusing on natural lifestyle changes. Explore the power of physical activity, Omega-3 fatty acids, sunlight exposure, and nurturing social connections. Elevate your holistic health with Ilardi's Therapeutic Lifestyle Change.

Primary Visual Cortex (V1): Decoding Our Visual Brain
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Explore the essential role of the primary visual cortex, Area V1, in processing our visual world. Understand its location in the occipital lobe and its interactions with structures like the thalamus. Uncover the intricate stages that make vision possible.

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