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parasympathetic nervoussystem

 combined with the sympathetic nervoussystem, comprises the autonomic nervous system of the body. Theparasympathetic system is antagonistic tothe sympathetic nervous system, by conserving and restoring bodilyenergy to restore the organism to a state of calm and relaxation.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.