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Heritability factor for intelligence
0.5 - 0.7
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Theory based test
STAT
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What connection did Engle prove?
Between working memory and fluid intelligence
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3 school factors
how to learn, specific cognitive skills, teachers are mental coaches
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Construct
measures what it's supposed to
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Content
underlies construct
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Criterion related
correlate meaningful criterion measures
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Environment percentage of IQ variation
30-50%
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Identical versus fraternal IQ correlation
80% vs 40%
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What percentage of mental retardation is due to genetic factors?
28%
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Thurston
primary mental abilities S V W N P R R
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Spearman
The G factor
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Cattell and Horn
crystalised and fluid
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Carroll
General, broad, narrow
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Gardener
Traits
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SOCIAL
GO
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Social facilitation
tendancy to perform one's dominant responces in the presence of others
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Out-group derogation
attribute negative tendancies to them more than us
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Referent informational influence
primarily be members of groups they identify with
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Conformity, two types
informative - believe their right, normative - for acceptance
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Altruism
helping someone to enhance their welfare
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Love triangle
commitment, passion, intimacy
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3 social relationships
prosocial helping, attraction, prejudice
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Catharsis
discharge of negative agressive energy
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Self-discrepancy
actual, ideal, out
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Social exchange theory
relationships governed by costs and rewards that partners experience
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3 attributional factors
consistency, distinctiveness, consensus
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Self-disclosure
sharing innermost thoughts and feelings in a relationship
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Self-justification
easier to harm people
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Category accentuation
exaggerate the difference between categories
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G E B
GO
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Social structure theory
mating differences due to society guidance, reflects inherited tendancies
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Coeffficient of intelligence between adoptive parents and children
0.19
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Dunbar's number
maximum people in your social group
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Highest heritability co-efficient
openness to experience
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Process of development is directed by
genes
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Conciousness
GO
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Feature integration theory
whole seen, some ignored, other bits glued together
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Depressants
alcohol, barbiturates, tranquillizers
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What are side effects?
insomnia, seizures, anxiety
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Simulants
amphetanimes, ectasy, cocaine
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What do they increase?
dopamine and noerphinephrine
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What is masking?
whether we perceive something as concious or not
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Tolerance or withdrawel depend on
physiological dependance
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When do we sleep most deeply?
stage 4
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Data is
limited or driven
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What percentage is REM sleep?
20%
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How often do we dream in non-REM sleep?
15-50%
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Cognitive function of REM sleep is to
consolidate memories
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MEMORY
GO
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Semantic memory
facts about world and language
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Long term potentiation
increase in synaptic strength
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Hippocampus
transfers short term into long term
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what are hierachies useful for?
imagery and how items are related
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Episodic memory
who, when, where
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Thalamus damage
encoding and retrieval impaired
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Cerebellum
procedural memories
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two parts of sensory memory
iconic, echoic
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Learning
GO
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behavioural genetics
how heredity and environment influence characteristics
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evocative influence
genetic influence on environ
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Epigenetic
physical and social environment changes gene expression
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PERSONALITY
GO
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reciprocal determinism
person's behaviour and environment influencing each other
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consistency
absense of conflict among self-perceptions
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congruence
consistency between self-perceptions and experience
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neo-analysts
social and culture
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personality has two things
organisation, structure
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