Important People and Idea
Terms in this set (34)
Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality
John B Watson
Classical or Respondent Conditioning
James Karl & Karen Wandrei
Person In Environment System (PIE)
Feminist Approach to Social Psychology
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
Death and Dying
John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth
Hierarchy of needs
Ego Defense Mechanisms
Lewin's Equation for Behavior
States that behavior is a function of the person in the environment. B=f(P,E)
Person - in - Environment (PIE)
Assessment system developed specifically for social workers to examine social functioning of adults.
What is Structuralism?
Studies the varied elements of consciousness. Sensations and feelings.
What is Functionalism?
Studies how consciousness changes according to the environment.
This term refers to the feelings, thoughts, memories, and desires of which we are unaware.
Known as the pleasure principal: In the unconscious. Represents basic needs and drives on which other personality factors are built. Basic instincts needed to survive.
Known as the reality principal: The rational component of the mind. Develops with experience. Control's a person's thinking and acts as a coordinator of personality. Evaluates consequences and determines the course of action in a rational manner. Indicates wants or needs.
Morality Principal: Comes from the ego. This consists of traditional values and moral of society that is learned from the parents. This allows people to know right from wrong, and experience from guilt.
zone of proximal development
The difference between what a learner can accomplish independently and what they can accomplish with guidance and encouragement of a more skilled partner.
What are ego defense mechanisms?
Unconscious strategies used by the ego to minimize distressed caused by the conflicting demands of the id and superego.
Is defined as a stimulus that naturally happens when triggered. Hungry when smelling food. Food is the stimulus
Is defined as the response that occurs naturally to a stimulus. Hungry when smelling food. Hunger is the response.
Is a learned response to a conditioned stimulus. Bell rings and students get up. Getting up is the response.
Is a learned stimulus that an organism learns to respond too. Bell rings and students get up. The stimulus is the bell.
Analyzation of the human mind
This term refers to mental activities in which we are aware.
Freud used this term to refer to feelings, thoughts and ideas of which we are not currently aware but can bring to awareness easily.