Psychology test

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    Involves the process of receiving stimuli from our surroundings, such as light waves or sound waves.
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    On the other hand, occurs when our brain interprets those electrochemical impulses and ascribes meaning to them. Is the process of attempting to understand the stimulation we receive.
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    the fact that we focus our consciousness on only partial aspect of all that we are capable of experiencing.

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    Our brains literally guess what we are seeing. To protect you from being inundated with information processing, your brain ales forecasts about what it is seeing, and changes these predictions only when it makes an error, a process called predictive coding,
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    The understanding of the healthy aspects of human functioning that make us effective in our lives.
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    the process of actively changing perspectives to create paradigm shifts.

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    Composed of five elements summarized under the acronym PERMA
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    P Positive emotions- a wide range of emotions from contentment to bliss
    E Engagement- being totally absorbed in an endeavor
    R Relationships- having positive, healthy relationships with significant others
    M Meaning- having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life, often involving belonging to or serving something bigger than the self
    A Accomplishment- your ability to achieve your goals
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    formed by your expectations, your beliefs, your preconceived notions.
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    a change in the overriding theoretical framework that governs a scientific discipline.

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    A structure in the brain responsible for memory and new learning
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    The capacity of the brain to change its internal structure by reorganizing neural pathways, connections and functions based on new experiences
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    Examines the bridge between nature and nurture whereby your environment and your choices influence the expressions of your genes and even the genetic code you pass to later generations
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    Seeing things in only the way they have been conventionally used
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    As having the three core features of positive emotions, engagement and meaning along with at least three of six “additional features” which consist of: self- esteem; optimism; resilience; vitality; self-determination; and positive relationships
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    we are governed by outside forces

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    We are a result of the choices we make.
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    Believing in ideas that are not reality based, like those involving fears of persecution
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    Seeing or hearing things that aren’t really there
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    Is an important paradigm guiding the behavior of effectiveness individuals. Think of the word, responsibility

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    1.Focusing on your thoughts
    2.Focusing on your language
    3.Focusing on your actions
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    A perception of perceived competence
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    Effective individuals develop the habit of perceiving and interpreting potential problems in ways that give their life meaning and a sense of control
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    Defined as a strategy that anticipates a negative outcome and then takes steps to avoid that outcome
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    are negative thinkers in general, based on their thoughts about the past, and they are the subjects of most negative thinking studies.
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    Is on a continuum ranging from external to internal

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    A perspective one has in dealing with the world
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    Defined as the relationship you have with yourself, the degree to which you regard yourself in a positive or negative light. How you judge or evaluate yourself
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    A perception of perceived competence

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    The person you feel you actually are

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    The person you feel you should be
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    Described individuals with chronically low self-esteem
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    the areas of life in which people believe that success means they are worthwhile and failure means they are worthless
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    That negative inner voice that attacks and judges you
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    Which refers to their acceptance of them as having intrinsic merit regardless of their behavior at the moment. Involves a consistent expression of love and esteem for the child as a person. Ex; “i love you, no matter what.”
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    They judge the child’s value and deliver their love based on the acceptability of the child’s behavior. Ex, “i love you, as long as you…”
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    The belief that one is surrounded by enemies
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    Have a restrictive, punitive style of parenting focusing on following rules and assuming that the child is incompetent
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    Are warm and nurturing while at the same time setting meaningful limits and controls for the child. Involve in the lives of their children.

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    Parents are uninvolved in their child’s life
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    Parents are very involved in the child’s life and often very loving, but they fail to set limits or provide meaningful controls over the child’s behavior

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    Which parenting style is considered the best?
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    -Take an active approach to problem-solving, believing they can find solutions.
    -Find positive ways of framing experiences, even the bad ones.
    - Are adept at getting positive attention from others
    -. Are optimists
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    What is a strength?

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