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QUIZ: Can you name the Basic Psychology Terms?

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P: The cognitive process of interpreting data once it has been sensed
CB: The proportion of a behaviour that is due to genetic factors
P: Refers to the ability of our eyes and brain to add a third dimension (depth) to everything we see
TS: The person an individual would like to be
CB: When someone's behaviour is reinforced (strengthened) because they observe how another person is rewarded for the same behaviour
P: The theory that perception is a natural and instinctive process
NVC: Telling others what we are thinking or feeling or planning by some recognised body movement, either consciously or unconsciously
NVC: A process in which a behaviour is strengthened because the consequences are positive
P: When perception is dominated by what we expect to see
NVC: How a person's behaviour with, towards and around others develops as a result of observing and imitating others, both consciously and unconsciously
P: The physical process of collecting data from the environment via the senses
CB: A collection of traits that make a person different from 'normal', law-abiding people
CD: The pattern or order of the development of thinking that is the same for children everywhere
NVC: Doing, saying and behaving the same as the 'model' who was observed doing, saying or behaving ('copying')
CD: The gap between where a child is in their learning and where they can potentially get to with the help and support of others
P: The effect of misinterpreting data
NVC: Communicating something physically through our body, for example our body movement, gestures, touching, keeping a distance
P: The ability to perceive the colour of an object as constant even if it appears to change with changes in lighting
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CD: The same stages, in a fixed order, that the development of a child's ability to think goes through
CD: The logical rule that quantity does not change even when things are re-arranged; the ability to understand that changing the form of an object or substance does not change the
P: The theory that perception is constructed using past experiences
NVC: Negative consequences following an action
TS: Showing an individual love without expecting certain conditions to be met
TS: The idea that each of us has an inborn drive to want to fulfil our potential
CB: Features which make up the face, such as forehead, eyes, nose, mouth and chin
NVC: To watch someone with the purpose of learning about behaviour
TS: A measure of how much we value ourselves
CB: The idea that a brain is not operating as normal brains do
TS: A person's view of their actual self (what they think they are like)
TS: The ability to make your own decisions, uninfluenced by other factors
NVC: Communicating something through the movement of muscles in the face, for example by moving eyebrows, lips, eyes
P: The ability to perceive the shape of an object as constant even if it appears to change through movement
NVC: An individual who other people aspire to be
P: A tendency to perceive something in line with what you expect based on past experience
NVC: This describes differences (in behaviour) across different countries, societies or communities
P: When perception is dominated by what enters through the eyes (rather than what we expect to see)

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