Psychology 205 Study Guide

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Osteoporosis-AGE RELATED BONE LOSS (IN 25 MILLION AMERICANS) RISK OF FRACTURE; AFFECTS MAJORITY OVER 70 (ESTROGEN/ TESTOSTERONE LOSS), HEREDITY (MOST ASIANS/LEAST AF. AM.), THIN/SMALL FRAMED PERSONS Fluid intelligence- STEADILY AFTER 45 Y/O. SPEED ON ANALYZING INFO, WORKING MEMORY, (IQ TEST INCL. SPATIAL VISUALIZATION, DIGIT SPAN, LETTER/ # SEQUENCE, SYMBOL SEARCH). crystallized intelligence- PEAKS FROM 45-54, DECLINES IN 80s. SKILLS PRACTICED DAILY, INCREAING/REFINING THROUGH DAILY ACTIVITIES, SHOWN IN GOOD JUGDEMENT, YRS OF EXP. SOCIAL SKILLS, CUMULATIVE SKILLS.(IQ TESTS INCL. VOCAB., GERERAL INFO., COMPREHENSION) Post formal thought-COGNIITIVE DEVELOPMENT BEYOND PIAGET’S FORMAL OPERATIONS. Reflective judgment- HISTORICAL COMPARISON? GEROTRANSENDENCE- (ERICKSON) COSMIC TRANSCENDENT PERSPECTIVE DIRECTEDFORWARD & OUTWARD, BEYOND THE SELF. APPARENT I HEIGHTENED INNER CALM & CONTENTMENT & IN ADDITIONAL TIME SPENT IN QUIET REFLECTION. Expertise- ACQUISTION OF EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE IN A FIELD OR ENDEAVOR. How do lifestyle factors impact health?- GOOD HEALTH, EXERCISE, SENSE OF CONTROL, PERSONAL LIFE INVESTMENT, + SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS, GOOD MARTIAGE, MASTERY OF MULTIPLE ROLES. How do we view intelligence in adults?- CRYSTALLIZED INTELL. INDREASES THROUGH MIDDLE ADULTHOOD, FLUID INTELL. BEGINS TO DECREASE IN 20s (EARLIER STUDIES SHOWED A PEAK @ 35 THEN A SHARP DECLINE), ITS MULTIDIMENTIONAL; AFFECTED BY BIOLOGICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS, & SOCIAL INFLUENCES. Big 5: Neuroticism- WORRYING, TEMPERMENTAL, SELF-PITTYING, SELF-CONCIOUS, EMOTIONAL, VULNERABLE./ CALM, EVEN- TEMPERED, SELF-CONTENT, COMFY, UNEMOTIONAL, HARDY. Conscientiousness-CONSCIENTIOUS, HARD- WRKING, ORGANIZED, PUNCTUAL, AMBITIOUS, PERSEVERING. NEGLIGENT, LAZY, DISORGANIZED, LATE, AIMLESS, NONPERSISTANT. Extroversion- AFFECTIONATE, TALKATIVE, ACTIVE, FUN LOVING, PASSIONATE.RESERVED, QUIET, PASSIVE, SOBER, UNREACTIVE. Agreeableness- SOFT-HEARTED, TRUSTING, GENEROUS, ACQUIESCENT,...
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