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Psyc Exam 2 Review
● body rhythms
● circadian rhythms
○ border between sleep and wakefulness has Alpha waves called the hypnagogic state
■ NREM 1 sleep spindles
■ NREM 2 some deltas
■ NREM 3 mostly deltas
○ dream in REM
● Theories of Dreaming:
2. information processing
3. physiological function
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5. cognitive development
● sensation vs. perception
● absolute threshold & difference threshold the more sensitive you are the SMALLER/LOWER these are
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● vision: cornea, rods, cones, fovea, lens, iris, pupil
● perceptual organization:
○ Gestalt rules: proximity, closure, figureground
● receptors for: hearing, touch, balance, otoliths, smell, taste, body parts in space Ch 7
● classical vs. operant conditioning
● Major conditioning processes:
3. spontaneous recovery
● operant conditioning
○ Thorndike’s Law of Effect: a behavior followed by a reward is likely to reoccur
■ ALWAYS increase the frequency of the behavior
■ pos increase behavior to attain reinforcer
■ neg increase behavior to AVOID this reinforcer
● punishment ALWAYS decreases a target behavior
● primary vs. secondary reinforcers
○ primary: survival needs
○ secondary: psychological needs
● extinction burst
● shaping in operant conditioning: rewarding approximations of the desired behavior
● Observational learning: learning by observing the consequences for others’ behavior Don't forget about the age old question of What makes a design "baroque"?
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● Theories of memory:
1. information processing
2. stage or 3 box
a. sensory, short term, & long term
b. info passes through these successive filters
3. level of processing theory
d. maintenance rehearsal
e. elaborative rehearsal
● parallel distributed processing model
● theories of forgetting:
1. interference : proactive & retroactive
● short term vs. long term
● hippocampus: new memories
● symptoms of Alzheimer’s