Psy 100 Week 1

Powerful Essays
PSY 150-100
Individual Project
Application of Concepts

1. Chapter 1 Psychologist- Definition: A professional with an academic degree and specialized training in one or more areas of psychology. For example, I saw a psychologist after a traumatic event when I was in 2nd grade . My family went to Santa 's Village (a Christmas theme park/carnival), as we had done every year with my whole family. My dad, my sister, and I went on the ferris wheel together, and half way during the ride it began to break. Parts started falling off, and it began to spin really fast forward, stop, and then spin really fast backward. I remember looking at my mom, who was standing on the ground with a look of horror, and mouthing that I loved her. A cable ended up
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Chapter 3 Gustation- Definition: The sensation of taste. Our taste buds are responsible for our sense of taste. We have so many overweight people in this country, because the foods that taste the best are usually the worst for us. I think life would be pretty dull if we didn 't have gustation. However, I think people would eat much healthier, and in turn not be so overweight.

6. Chapter 3 Olfaction (Olfactory sense)- Definition: The sensation of smell. Our olfactory sense is our ability to smell odors. I couldn 't imagine not having my olfactory sense, because there are so many beautiful smells in this world. I love the smell of the flowers in our garden, and the smell of breakfast when my husband cooks on the weekends. However, I wouldn 't mind not having olfaction when I have to change my 2 year old sons diapers.

7. Chapter 3 Similarity- Definition: The tendency to perceive things that look similar to each other as being part of the same group. We use similarity a lot in our house in order to stay organized. My children each have their own set of shelves with bins. When we clean up, we put similar things into the same bins. My kids get very excited when they can spot the similarities on their own, and put everything away

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