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Izzy's AP Psych Prologue
the view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the senses, and (b) science flourishes through observation and experiment
an early school of psychology that used introspection to explore the elemental structure of the human mind
a school of thought that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish
the science of behavior and mental processes
the longstanding controversy over the relative contributions that genes and experience make to the development of psychological traits and behaviors
the principal that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those contributing to reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
a branch of psychology that studies, assesses, and treats people with psychological disorders
a branch of medicine dealing with psychological disorders; practiced by physicians who sometimes provide medical (for example, drug) treatments as well as psychological therapy