Terms and Definitions

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What is racism?
Discriminating against someone on the basis of their race.
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What is discrimination?
Treating people unfavorably on the basis of prejudiced attitudes.
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What is sexism?
Discriminating against someone on the basis of their sex.
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What is ageism?
Prejudice against older people, similar to racism and sexism in its negative stereotypes.
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What is anxiety?
An intense emotional response caused by the preconscious recognition that a repressed conflict is about to emerge into consciousness.
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What is an axon?
The extended fiber of a neuron through which nerve impulses travel from the soma to the terminal buttons.
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What is classical conditioning?
method of learning in which a neutral stimulus can be used to elicit a response that is usually a natural response to a stimulus.
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What is Cerebral cortex?
the fabric of interconnecting cells that blankets the brain hemispheres; the brain's center for information processing and control
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