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Flashcards - Understanding Human Growth & Development

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accommodation
Accommodation is the process by which the vertebrate eye changes optical power to maintain a clear image or focus on an object as its distance varies
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self-efficacy
Self-efficacy, also referred as personal efficacy, is the extent or strength of one's belief in one's own ability to complete tasks and reach goals
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Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura OC is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University
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psychoanalytic theory
Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology
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classical conditioning
Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus
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classical conditioning
Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus
psychoanalytic theory
Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology
Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura OC is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University
self-efficacy
Self-efficacy, also referred as personal efficacy, is the extent or strength of one's belief in one's own ability to complete tasks and reach goals
accommodation
Accommodation is the process by which the vertebrate eye changes optical power to maintain a clear image or focus on an object as its distance varies
assimilation
Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group
disequilibrium
In medicine, disequilibrium refers to an impaired sense of equilibrioception
zone of proximal development
The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help
conscious
Consciousness is the state or quality of awareness, or, of being aware of an external object or something within oneself
Death instincts
In classical Freudian psychoanalytic theory, the death drive is the drive towards death and self-destruction
instinct
Instinct or innate behavior is the inherent inclination of a living organism towards a particular complex behavior

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