Lecture Notes for PSYC 104 - General Psychology with Holmes at Kansas (KU)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:PSYC 104 - General Psychology
Subject:Psychology (PSYC)
University:University of Kansas
Term:Fall 2009
  • Crystalized Intelligence
  • Type a Behavior
  • Sexual Disorder
  • Misattribution
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Exhibitionism
  • Third Trimester
  • Frotteurism
  • In/on/at a Place
  • Transvestite
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Mental Retardation Genetic Causes: Down Syndrome (trisomy 21)- They are born with an extra chromosome in their 21st bracket. They have Three rather then a normal pair of two. They have certain facial features such as their distinctive eyes (sometimes resembles eyes of an asian), tongue seems to be to large for the mouth. Repetitive patterns to do normal people behaviors. More serious disorders result laster on in life from DS. Highly prone to alztimers. Unknown Cause for third chromosome. Women of 30 and higher have a higher change to birth a child with DS. This can be identified during the carrying stages now. PKU (phenylketonuria)- Serious dorm for retardation. Natural acids are produced around the brain between the brain and skull. If the levels are to high the acid will destroy and decay the brain causing a serious form of retardation. They are often to severe to function. Upon birth now a blood sample is often taken (from the foot usually). If the child has a positive case of PKU they are put on a strict...

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