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What is subliminal perception in psychology?

What is subliminal perception in psychology?


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What is subliminal perception in psychology?





Subliminal Perception - detection occurs below "absolute" threshold (forming impressions); psychologist place little importance for unconscious communication

Circadian Phythms - generated internally (suprachiasmatic nucle:) + "regulated externally (bright lights, hibernation); clears brain of waste products Theories of Dreaming: Biological - Cactivation Synthesis), brain is doing its best to synthesize meaning out of random garbled signals Cognitive-(problem solving), dreams are re-evocations of sights, sounds, and other stimuli from mental life Psychoanalytic-dreams provide partial, temporary fufillment of unconscious sexual and aggressive impulses Physiology of Drug Actions behavior is caused by chemical interactions between neurons: body's equillibrium to responding Ichanges with chronic drug use; 1-Tolerances increased amount required to get the same effect |-Dependence: body requires drug to function normally

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Alcohol-metabolized by the liver, relaxes inhibitions against antisocial behavior, continued drinking affects motor areas of brain stimulants-cuphoria, alertness, energy; cocaine initially. legal substance

Opiates - CNS depressants that relieves pain & induce sleep ti as tolerance increases the effective dose approaches

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... mera ---- Use .... / Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) - stimulus that automatically produces L las observable response Cro learning required) Don't forget about the age old question of Has anyone changed their mind about being a liberal after going through this reasoning?

Unconditioned Response (UCRJ- response that occurs automatically following a us Conditioned Stimulus. (CS) - neutral stimulus paired with Jus during training Calways product in ad) Conditioned Response (CR) - learned response produced following CS Extinction-weakening of (S-CR.connection with repeated labsence of us. Spontaneous Recovery reapperance of CR in pressence of lis, after extinction

Generalization - LR occurs in response to a stimulus that is similar to CS Discrimination - distinguishing between CS and similar stimuli that are irrelevant We also discuss several other topics like What is international security studies?

- -Law of Effect (Thorndike)-behavior that is followed

[by positive consequences is more likely to be performed Lagain; if followed by negative consequences will be less likeby to be performed again Shaping process of reinforcing successive approximations to desired response (ex. train circus animals). Secondary Reinforcement-reinforcers meet learned needs

Negative Reinforcement - response or behavior is I strengthed by removing a stimulus

Punishment consequence that reduces a targeted behavior




















Schedules of Reinforcementi Fixed Ratio CFR)-every Nth Response (5 th 20th.etc) is freinforced (ex. sales comission) tovaciable Ratio (VR)- ON THE AVERAGE every Nth

response is reinforced (ex. gambling devices) 1. Fixed Interval CF I) - first response made after a laiven time interval is reinforced lex paycheck) to variable Interval (VI)-elapsed time prior to reinforcement

is, ON THE AVERAGE a given length(ex. pop quiz Sensory Memory- part of memory system which is first | contact for stimuli, received through senses

Episodic Memory- for events & occasions you experienced is the past Semantic Memory for knowledge Procedural Memory- for well-practiced skills (shaping & reinforcement) Short-term Memory-information held briefly, unless

e hearsed: capacity = 7 items + 2 "chunks" - Long-term Memory-information held for life time

Mnenomic Devices techniques that can be used to help limprove ability to remember something

- Chunking: organizing information into familiar

groupings, enhances memory & retention |- Serial Position - tendency to recall information

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- Forgetting:

1. Older - decay of memory trace

Newer-retrieval failure + - Proactive Intereference: previous learning intefeces.

with new information 1 - Retroactive Intéference: new learning inteferes with (previous information

Constructive memory - utilization of basic linsights retained from memory to build a more

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- details are added to make more sense out of original story



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