Human Life

Human Life

Big Picture / Human Life

Stages of Development

Health & Disease

  • Structures & Functions of the Human Body
  • Human Health and Wellness
    • Stages in the human life cycle
    • Definitions of normality in human health
    • Maintenance of human health during stress
    • Nutrition & Diet
    • Fitness, exercise, recreation, sport
    • Sleep
  • Human Diseases
  • Practice of Medicine & Care of Health

Human Behavior and Experience

  • Human Nature & Experience
  • Attention, Sensation, Perception
  • Current internal states affecting behavior and conscious experience
    • Motivation: needs, desires, achievement, anxiety, aggression, sex
    • Emotion
    • Sleep, dreams, altered states
  • Capacities and Inclinations
  • Learning and Thinking
    • Diverse theories of human learning
    • Psychomotor learning
    • Perceptual learning
    • Conceptual learning and concept formation
    • Memory
    • Abnormalities of memory
    • Thought and Thinking
  • Personality and the Self
    • Definitions of personality
    • Measurement of personality
    • Personality functioning and adjustment
    • Mental disorders

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