a person who has been trained to observe, analyze, and evaluate behavior
List the two most popular subfields of psychology.
a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders; can prescribe medication
What type of psychologist studies the behavior of employees in businesses?
Which type of psychologist assists the police in creating profiles of criminal offenders?
type of psychologist that perform research to understand how humans and animals operate physically and psychologically.
America Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
scientific and professional society of psychologists and educators; world's largest association of psychologists; founded in 1892; made up of 53 divisions, each representing a specific area
Which type of psychologist studies physical, emotional, cognitive, and social changes that occur throughout life?
the scientific study of mental processes and behavior.
Describe Explain Predict Influence
List the Four Goals of Psychology
learning through critical thinking by using observation, experimentation, and statistical analysis.
process of making your own system by borrowing from two or more systems.
psychologist who used bells and dogs.
created the first psychology lab to study people
wrote the first textbook and taught first psy class.
Basic Science is basically _____.
an early school of psychology that used introspection to explore the elemental structure of the human mind; Wundt developed.
James, a psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment
longitudinal cross-sectional case
list the three types of studies