abnormal or impaired development in socail interaction, such as hiding to avoid people, not making eye contact, not wanting to be touched
systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental processes.
influence of cultural and ethic similarities and differences on the psychological and social functioning of culture's members
influence of unconsious fears, desires, and motivations on thought.
6 months with 6 or more symptoms of inattention
process in which a sense organ changes, or transforms, physical engergy into electrical signals that become neural impulses, which may be sent to the brain for processing
seein in 3D with height, width, and depth
bc eyes are apart each eye can see something different
law of effect
pleasurable consequence or reward, such actions are strengthened and will likely occur in the future
- 1st- pick items NS,CUS, CUR
- 2nd-trial with NS, CUS, CUR
- 3rd- CUS is on longer needed
- = CS, CR
- target behaviors
temporary or permanent, loss of memory that may occur after a blow to the head or damage to the brain after disease, anesthesia, drugs, or severe psychological trauma
mental reminders that we create by forming vivid mental images or creating associations between new info and info we already know
when old info. blocks or disrupt the remembering of related new info
occurs when new info. blocks or disrupts the retrival of related old info.