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private, unmeasurable mental processes such as dreams, perceptions, thoughts, and memories
theoretical entities, or concepts, that enable one to discuss something that cannot be seen, touched, or measured directly
a statement that attempts to explain why something is the way it is and happens the way it does
a medical doctor who specializes in the treatment of psychological problems and who can prescribe medication for clients
research that is conducted for its own sake, that is, that has no immediate application
the theory that our understanding of the world occurs through ideas associated with similar sensory experiences and perceptions
the school of psychology, founded by Wilhelm Wundt, that maintains that conscious experience breaks down into objective sensations and subjective feelings
stream of consciousness
thought regarded as a flowing series of images and ideas running through the mind
the school of psychology, founded by William James, that emphasizes the purposes of behavior and mental processes and what they accomplish for the individual
the school of psychology, founded by Sigmund Freud, that emphasizes the importance of unconscious motives and internal conflicts as determinants of human behavior
the theory that most of what exists in an individual's mind is unconscious and consists of conflicting impulses, urges, and wishes
the school of psychology, founded by John Watson, that defines psychology as the scientific study of observable behavior
the school of psychology that emphasizes the tendency to organize perceptions of individual parts into meaningful wholes
the psychological perspective that emphasizes the influence of biology on behavior
the perspective that emphasizes the role of thought processes in determining behavior
the psychological view that stresses the human capacity for self-fulfillment and the importance of consciousness, self-awareness,and the freedom to make choices
the perspective that stresses the influences of unconscious forces on human behavior
the psychological perspective that emphasizes the effects of experience on behavior
the theory that suggests that people can change their environments or create new ones
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