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What is the Psychological definition

Psychology is the study of the brain and behavior of humans. It is made up of a whole bunch of theories and speculations. A phenomenon that can never be fully explained. Want to check how much you know of Psychology. I compiled this quiz by selecting random terms. Can you guess what the definition is?

  • Agoraphobia

    • A failure of memory caused by physical injury, disease, drug use, or psychological trauma.
    • An extreme fear of being in public places or open spaces from which escape may be difficult or embarrassing.
    • The fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.
  • Limbic system

    • The region of the brain that regulates emotional behavior, basic motivational urges, and memory, as well as major physiological functions.
    • Noconsists of the brain, spinal cord, sensory organs
    • The network of glands that manufacture and secrete hormones into the bloodstream.
  • Pain

    • An anxiety disorder in which sufferers experience unexpected, severe panic attacks that begin with a feeling of intense apprehension, fear, or terror.
    • Two or more mental processes that are carried out simultaneously
    • The body’s response to stimuli that are intense enough to cause, or threaten to cause, tissue damage.
  • Theory

    • A view or judgement formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
    • An organized set of concepts that explains a phenomenon or set of phenomena.
    • Information used as evidence or as part of a report or news article.
  • Delusions

    • Deliberate efforts to change attitudes.
    • False or irrational beliefs maintained despite clear evidence to the contrary
    • An experience of a stimulus pattern in a manner that is demonstrably incorrect but shared by others in the same perceptual environment.
  • Genotype

    • The study of the inheritance of physical and psychological traits from ancestors
    • The biological units of heredity; discrete sections of chromosomes responsible for transmission of traits.
    • The genetic structure an organism inherits from its parents.
  • Behaviorism

    • A scientific approach that limits the study of psychology to measurable or observable behavior
    • The actions by which an organism adjusts to its environment.
    • Overt actions and reactions that are observed and recorded, exclusive of self-reported behavior.
  • Motor neurons

    • The region of the brain attached to the brain stem that controls motor coordination, posture, and balance as well as the ability to learn control of body movements.
    • The region of the brain that regulates higher cognitive and emotional functions.
    • The neurons that carry messages away from the central nervous system toward the muscles and glands.

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