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Understanding Psychology - Chapter 1
physiological
cognitive
psychology
hypothesis
having to do with an organism's physical processes
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
physiological
having to do with an organism's physical processes
cognitive
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Congnitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Congnitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
36 terms
Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
The scientific study of behavior and m…
Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Behavioral Genetics
What is psychology?
The term encompasses not just what people do but also their t…
Stemming from Charle's Darwin, this type of psychology consid…
By focusing on biological mechanisms, this type of psychology…
The scientific study of behavior and m…
What is psychology?
Psychology
The term encompasses not just what people do but also their t…
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Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
The scientific study of behavior and m…
Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Behavioral Genetics
What is the science of psychology?
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It enc…
Stemming from Charle's Darwin, this type of psychology consid…
By focusing on biological mechanisms, this type of psychology…
The scientific study of behavior and m…
What is the science of psychology?
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It enc…
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Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Abnormal Psychology
Behavior analysis
the process of converting sensory information into neural inf…
the processing of neural sensory information
the scientific study of psychological problems, including men…
a scientific approach to the study of learning that focuses o…
Sensation
the process of converting sensory information into neural inf…
Perception
the processing of neural sensory information
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Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
Dualism
Wilhelm Wundt
Structualist
Introspection
the concept that the mind and body are separate and distinct
Structuralist; German physiologist who founded psychology as…
A psychologist who studied the basic elements that makes up c…
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
Dualism
the concept that the mind and body are separate and distinct
Wilhelm Wundt
Structuralist; German physiologist who founded psychology as…
25 terms
Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Congnitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Congnitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Understanding Psychology Ch. 1
Psychology
American Psychological Association (APA)
Scientific Method
Who opened the first psychological lab…
The systematic and scientific study of behavior and mental pr…
Code of ethics
Observation of events in the world, formation of predictions…
Wilhelm Wundt
Psychology
The systematic and scientific study of behavior and mental pr…
American Psychological Association (APA)
Code of ethics
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Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
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Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
Experimental
Physiological
Industrial
Social
Behavioral processes such as memory, learning and perception
examines the way behavior is affected by the brain, biochemis…
might help to identify people who would make a good salesperson
The issues of race and prejudice would be examined
Experimental
Behavioral processes such as memory, learning and perception
Physiological
examines the way behavior is affected by the brain, biochemis…
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Understanding Psychology - Chapter 1
physiological
cognitive
psychology
hypothesis
having to do with an organism's physical processes
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
physiological
having to do with an organism's physical processes
cognitive
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
25 terms
Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Ch. 1 Understanding Psychology
Psychology
4 goals of psychology
Applied science
Structuralist
Scientific study of behavior
Description... Explanation... Prediction... Influence
Ways to use knowledge
Studies basic elements
Psychology
Scientific study of behavior
4 goals of psychology
Description... Explanation... Prediction... Influence
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Understanding Psychology Ch. 1
applied science
basic science
behaviorist
clinical psychologist
discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish pra…
the pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own…
a psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify the…
a psychologist who diagnoses and treats people with emotional…
applied science
discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish pra…
basic science
the pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own…
Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Congnitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Congnitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Unit 1: Understanding Psychology
Behaviorism
Bias
Biological
Biological Psychology
Approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy,…
Inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, pr…
Approach that studies the physiological, genetic, and develop…
Focuses on the biological aspects of behavior and mental proc…
Behaviorism
Approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy,…
Bias
Inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, pr…
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
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Understanding Psychology - C 1
Spontaneously
Innate
Inarticulate
Erratic
Arising naturally, without external influence.
Existing in an individual from birth.
Incapable of understandable speech.
Strange; not normal.
Spontaneously
Arising naturally, without external influence.
Innate
Existing in an individual from birth.
25 terms
Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Understanding Psychology - Chapter 1
psychology
structuralism
introspection
functionalist
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
(Wilhelm Wundy) a psychologist who studied the basic elements…
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
a psychologist who studied the function (rather than the stru…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
structuralism
(Wilhelm Wundy) a psychologist who studied the basic elements…
49 terms
Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
Psychology
Developmental Psychologists
Child Psychologists
Adolescent Psychologists
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Studies all aspects of human growth (physical, mental, social…
Focuses on infants and children, concerning themselves with s…
Looks largely at how puberty affects a range of developmental…
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Developmental Psychologists
Studies all aspects of human growth (physical, mental, social…
45 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
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Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Psychological Science…
Behaviorism
Dualism
An organization that represents psychologists in the United S…
An international organization founded in 1988 and dedicated t…
The study of psychology based upon the scientific study of ob…
The belief that thoughts and ideas are distinct from the phys…
American Psychological Association (APA)
An organization that represents psychologists in the United S…
Association for Psychological Science…
An international organization founded in 1988 and dedicated t…
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Essentials of Understanding Psychology Chapter 1 (1)
Psychology
Behavior
Experimental Psychology
Psychiatrist
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
the way someone acts
The branch that studies the process of sensing, perceiving, l…
A medical doctor who has specialized in the diagnosis and tre…
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Behavior
the way someone acts
45 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
45 terms
Understanding Psychology - Chapter 1
physiological
cognitive
psychology
hypothesis
having to do with an organism's physical processes
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of the behavior of living organisms
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
physiological
having to do with an organism's physical processes
cognitive
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
20 terms
Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
Dualism
Wilhelm Wundt
Structualist
Introspection
the concept that the mind and body are separate and distinct
Structuralist; German physiologist who founded psychology as…
A psychologist who studied the basic elements that makes up c…
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
Dualism
the concept that the mind and body are separate and distinct
Wilhelm Wundt
Structuralist; German physiologist who founded psychology as…
17 terms
Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
physiological
cognitive
psychology
hypothesis
normal physical activities
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
physiological
normal physical activities
cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
35 terms
Understanding Psychology Chapter 1
Psychology
Scientific Method
Theory
Hypotheses
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
an approach to knowledge that relies on collecting data, gene…
systematic explanation of a phenomenon, it organizes known fa…
specific, testable predictions derived from a theory
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Scientific Method
an approach to knowledge that relies on collecting data, gene…
45 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
53 terms
Psychology Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Important Test quote
Psychology
Sensation
Perception
"Motivation is more important than ability in terms of achiev…
the scientific study of you... the scientific study of the beha…
the process of converting sensory information into neural inf…
the processing of neural sensory information
Important Test quote
"Motivation is more important than ability in terms of achiev…
Psychology
the scientific study of you... the scientific study of the beha…
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Understanding Psychology Test 1
Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Physiological Psychology
Experimental Psychology
study of behavior and mental process in all their many facets
studies all aspects of human growth and change - physical, me…
investigates the biological basis of human behavior, thoughts…
conducts research on basic psychological process, including l…
Psychology
study of behavior and mental process in all their many facets
Developmental Psychology
studies all aspects of human growth and change - physical, me…
Understanding Psychology 1
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
hypothesis
having to do with an organism's physical processes
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
having to do with an organism's physical processes
Cognitive
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
17 terms
Understanding Psychology Ch. 1
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
having to do with just an organism's physical process
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of behavior that is tested by research
an assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested thr…
Physiological
having to do with just an organism's physical process
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Understanding Psychology 1
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
hypothesis
having to do with an organism's physical processes
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
having to do with an organism's physical processes
Cognitive
having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
124 terms
Understanding Psychology 1-2
psychology
scientific method
theory
hypotheses
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
An approach to knowledge that relies on collecting data, gene…
Systematic explanation of a... phenomenon; it organizes known fa…
Specific, testable predictions derived from a theory
psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
scientific method
An approach to knowledge that relies on collecting data, gene…
43 terms
Understanding Psychology CH 1
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Psychological Science…
Developmental psychologists
Psychological psychologists
Organization that represents psychologists in the U.S. founde…
International organization that is dedicated to promotion, pr…
Concerned with the processes of growth and change over the li…
Focus on the biological basis of the body's neural and chemic…
American Psychological Association (APA)
Organization that represents psychologists in the U.S. founde…
Association for Psychological Science…
International organization that is dedicated to promotion, pr…
27 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested thr…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
25 terms
Chapter 1 Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Physical
Private, Observable Mental
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
an assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Physical
Cognitive
Private, Observable Mental
29 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
28 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
45 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
25 terms
Chapter 1: Understanding Psychology
Physiological
Congnitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Assumption about behavior that is tested through research
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Congnitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
25 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
Understanding Psychology: Chapter 1
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical process
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
The study of behavior that is tested through scientific resea…
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested thr…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical process
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
45 terms
Understanding Psychology (Chapter 1)
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes that is…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding.
15 terms
Class 1 Understanding Psychology
2 definitions of pyschology
What does "psyche" mean?
What does "logos" mean?
Who was the first philosopher to focus…
1. The study of the mind... 2.The science of behavior and metal…
Mind; spirit; soul
study; knowledge
Socrates
2 definitions of pyschology
1. The study of the mind... 2.The science of behavior and metal…
What does "psyche" mean?
Mind; spirit; soul
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Ch. 1 understand Psychology
Psychologist
Hypothesis
Structuralist
Functionalist
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and a…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
A psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up co…
A psychologist who studied the funtion (rather than the struc…
Psychologist
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and a…
Hypothesis
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
37 terms
Essentials of Understanding Psychology Chapter 1 (Intro to Psychology)
Psychology is
Behavioralism
Cognitive Psychology
Soci0-cultural Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Examines how the brain and nervous system determine behavior.…
This branch focuses on higher mental processes, including thi…
The study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and actions are…
Psychology is
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Behavioralism
Examines how the brain and nervous system determine behavior.…
11 terms
Understanding Psychology, Module 1
Psychology
Evolutionary psychology
Behavioral genetics
Clinical Nueropsychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Considers how behavior is influence by our genetic inheritanc…
Seeks to understand how we might inherit behavioral traits an…
Unites the areas of neuroscience and clinical psychology; foc…
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Evolutionary psychology
Considers how behavior is influence by our genetic inheritanc…
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