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founded by freud
looks at how unconscious motives shape our behavior
interested in the basic elements of human experience
studies how people and animals adapt to their environments
looks at the whole pattern rather than just the sum of the parts
relies solely on the observable facts of behavior
looks at humans as being in control of their environment by free will
looks at how we process, store, and retrieve information
looks at how the brain, hormones, & genetics influence our behavior
also called behavioral neuroscience
Uses dream analysis
Uses beliefs and conditioning, John Watson,
Ivan Pavlov, B.F. Skinner
Behavior is done to survive, study how animals and people adapt to their environments
psychologists believe that perception is more than the sum of its parts, it involves a whole pattern
a complex explanation based on findings from a large number of experimental studies.
ascribed to structuralism and is credited with establishing psychology as a separate, formal field of study.
when an individual observes, analyzes, and reports his or her mental experiences.
founder of functionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment
reveals operation of unconscious processes, according to Freud. It is when a patient says everything that comes to mind, no matter how irrelevant or absurd.
Sir Francis Galton
wanted to understand how heredity, or biological traits influenced abilities, character, and behavior
conduct studies with a long-term goal of finding out more about animal/human behavior.
using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems.
believed people could be conditioned through rewards & punishments
behaviorist; famous for the "Little Albert" experiments on fear conditioning to fear white, fluffy, animals?
conditioned dogs to salivate at the sound of a tuning fork
psychologists organize individuals into groups on the basis of age. Then these groups are randomly sampled and the members of each group are surveyed, tested and observed simultaneously.
studies examine a large # of participants for a more limited purpose.
Participants who are exposed to the independent variable
research method in which data is collected about a group of participants over a number of years to assess how certain characteristics change or remain the same during development.
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