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confirmed bias: a tendency to search for info that confirms one’s preconceptions   false consensus effect: an overestimation of how many people share one’s belief,  perspective, opinion, and value  

hindsight bias: “I­knew­it all­ along” phenomenon  variable: a factor of interest in a study  
independent variable: cause of change 
dependent variable: results of the manipulation  
control group: experimental or treatment group  
mean (average) median, mode: determines statistical significance (5%line, p value)  normal distributions: aka “bell curve” or “gaussian curve” show that most of the data points  clusters around the mean standard deviation  

Milgram obedience experiment: diffusion of identity   Blue eye brown eye experiment: subjective reality  
unconditioned response: unlearned  
neutral stimulus: fails to elicit the targets behavior   conditioned stimulus:​
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a previously neutral stimulus that, after becoming associated with the  unconditioned stimulus 
positive reinforcement: strengthens behavior a pleasant consequence applied after the  individual performs the desire behavior 
negative reinforcement:​
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a response or behavior is strengthened by stopping, removing, or  avoiding a negative outcome or aversive stimulus. 
natural selection: survival of the fittest for current condition   adaptation: a product of natural selection 
CNS: brain, spinal cord  

DNS: senses & motor neurons  
automatic: self regulating  ...

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