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  • Posted Analytical Thought Through Psychology to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Correlational designs and illusory correlations are terms that I believe I will remember five years from now. Correlational designs are used by psychologists to examine the degree to which two variables are associated. This can help psychologists rule out illusory...
  • Posted Gender Roles and Social Influences to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    It seems as though some people have a difficult time understanding the terms gender and sex. Sex refers the biological status of an individual as having a male or female reproductive system, whereas gender is the wide set of characteristics...
  • Posted Destructive Craze for Body Perfection to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that consists of a cycle of bingeing and purging. A bulimic person may eat excessive amounts of food containing many calories, followed by a form of purging. Purging is a means of eliminating the...
  • Posted Phobias Encouraged by Negative Reinforcement to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    It is possible that you have a friend or relative who has an irrational fear, or phobia. Common phobias include mysophobia (fear of germs), arachnophobia (fear of spiders), and cynophobia (fear of dogs). You may be able to see how...
  • Posted Could Drug-induced Hallucinations Have Benefits? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    "Realistic perceptional experiences in the absence of any external stimuli," is how Liliendeld defines hallucinations. Brain scans during visual hallucinations have reported that the visual cortex becomes active, just as it would if it were actually processing visual stimuli....
  • Posted A Lifetime Free of Pain: A Blessing or Curse to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    To many, not feeling pain would be ideal; However, to individuals with pain insensitivity, the inability to feel pain threatens their safety as well as their life. Normally, the somatosensory system (the body's system that senses touch, temperature, and pain)...
  • Posted Could Drug-induced Hallucinations Have Benefits? to SEMiBLOG
    "Realistic perceptional experiences in the absence of any external stimuli," is how Liliendeld defines hallucinations. Brain scans during visual hallucinations have reported that the visual cortex becomes active, just as it would if it were actually processing visual stimuli....
  • Posted A Lifetime Free of Pain: A Blessing or Curse to SEMiBLOG
    To many, not feeling pain would be ideal; However, to individuals with pain insensitivity, the inability to feel pain threatens their safety as well as their life. Normally, the somatosensory system (the body's system that senses touch, temperature, and pain)...
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