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General Psychology - PSY2012
Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Objective introspection
Edward Titchener
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
1832-1920, Physiologist, Father of psychology, came up with o…
The process of objectively examining and measuring one's own…
1867-1927, Wundt's student, expanded Wundt's ideas to form St…
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Wilhelm Wundt
1832-1920, Physiologist, Father of psychology, came up with o…
22 terms
General Psychology (PSY-2012)
'conservation' according to Piaget
Erikson's 'identity confusion'
cognitive development
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
Is part of the concrete operational stage and states that the…
individuals either withdraw and become isolated from friends…
how thought, intelligence, and language processes change as p…
two processes: ... assimilation: when individuals incorporate ne…
'conservation' according to Piaget
Is part of the concrete operational stage and states that the…
Erikson's 'identity confusion'
individuals either withdraw and become isolated from friends…
139 terms
General Psychology PSY2012 - Test 2 (Chapters 3, 4, 5)
neurons
interneurons
sensory neurons
motor neurons
brain cells that specialize in communication
inside the brain, thinking, dreaming, mental processes
take info FROM the senses (i.e. external stimuli like sounds,…
take info FROM the brain TO the rest of the body for the purp…
neurons
brain cells that specialize in communication
interneurons
inside the brain, thinking, dreaming, mental processes
74 terms
General Psychology PSY 2012 Exam 4
Statistics
Descriptive Statistics
Frequency Distribution
Frequency Polygon
Mathematical procedures applied to data that aid us in organi…
Math procedures used to describe a set of data in a way makin…
A list showing the data starting with the highest value and e…
A graph used to demonstrate visually the same information tha…
Statistics
Mathematical procedures applied to data that aid us in organi…
Descriptive Statistics
Math procedures used to describe a set of data in a way makin…
248 terms
General Psychology (PSY2012) Cumulative Final
Psychology
Affect
Behavior
Cognitions
Scientific study of mind, brain and behavior
What we feel
What we do
What we think
Psychology
Scientific study of mind, brain and behavior
Affect
What we feel
81 terms
General Psychology PSY2012 Test 1
What is Psychology?
Naïve realism
Scientific theory
Hypothesis
the scientific study of the mind, brain, and behavior
* the belief that we see the world precisely as it actually i…
explanation for a large number of findings in the natural world
scientific, testable prediction derived from a scientific the…
What is Psychology?
the scientific study of the mind, brain, and behavior
Naïve realism
* the belief that we see the world precisely as it actually i…
68 terms
General Psychology2012 FSU: Test 1
study time
Ebbinghaus
No Child Left Behind Act
Schuman
Schuman was unsuccessful in 1985;... Crede and Kuncel found that…
(1885) "If i study longer, will I recall the info better late…
(NCLB) education reform passed in 2001
(1985) was unsuccessful in attempt to find positive relations…
study time
Schuman was unsuccessful in 1985;... Crede and Kuncel found that…
Ebbinghaus
(1885) "If i study longer, will I recall the info better late…
68 terms
General Psychology2012 FSU: Test 1
study time
Ebbinghaus
No Child Left Behind Act
Schuman
Schuman was unsuccessful in 1985;... Crede and Kuncel found that…
(1885) "If i study longer, will I recall the info better late…
(NCLB) education reform passed in 2001
(1985) was unsuccessful in attempt to find positive relations…
study time
Schuman was unsuccessful in 1985;... Crede and Kuncel found that…
Ebbinghaus
(1885) "If i study longer, will I recall the info better late…
74 terms
General Psychology PSY 2012 Exam 4
Statistics
Descriptive Statistics
Frequency Distribution
Frequency Polygon
Mathematical procedures applied to data that aid us in organi…
Math procedures used to describe a set of data in a way makin…
A list showing the data starting with the highest value and e…
A graph used to demonstrate visually the same information tha…
Statistics
Mathematical procedures applied to data that aid us in organi…
Descriptive Statistics
Math procedures used to describe a set of data in a way makin…
53 terms
General Psychology PSY2012 Exam 2
individualism
collectivism
molecular genetics
evolutionary psychology
giving priority to one's own goals over group goals and defin…
giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's exte…
the subfield of biology that studies the molecular structure…
the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using pr…
individualism
giving priority to one's own goals over group goals and defin…
collectivism
giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's exte…
48 terms
Psychology 2012
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanism
-Wundt.... - Leipzig, Germany. ... -1st Branch science.... - Introspec…
-William James. ... -Tried to figure out more evolved functions…
-Skinner/Watson... - Redefined Psychology as "the scientific stu…
-Rogers/Maslow... -Found Freudian psychology and behaviorism too…
Structuralism
-Wundt.... - Leipzig, Germany. ... -1st Branch science.... - Introspec…
Functionalism
-William James. ... -Tried to figure out more evolved functions…
50 terms
ch 2 - biological bases of psychological functioning - psy 2012 - general psychology
Cell Body
Dendrites
Axon
Myelin
contains the nucleus of the cell, which holds the genetic inf…
receive neural impulses from nearby neurons
extends from the neuron's cell body and carries neural impuls…
white substance composed of fat and protein. covers, insulate…
Cell Body
contains the nucleus of the cell, which holds the genetic inf…
Dendrites
receive neural impulses from nearby neurons
48 terms
Psychology 2012
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanism
-Wundt.... - Leipzig, Germany. ... -1st Branch science.... - Introspec…
-William James. ... -Tried to figure out more evolved functions…
-Skinner/Watson... - Redefined Psychology as "the scientific stu…
-Rogers/Maslow... -Found Freudian psychology and behaviorism too…
Structuralism
-Wundt.... - Leipzig, Germany. ... -1st Branch science.... - Introspec…
Functionalism
-William James. ... -Tried to figure out more evolved functions…
139 terms
General Psychology PSY2012 - Test 2 (Chapters 3, 4, 5)
neurons
interneurons
sensory neurons
motor neurons
brain cells that specialize in communication
inside the brain, thinking, dreaming, mental processes
take info FROM the senses (i.e. external stimuli like sounds,…
take info FROM the brain TO the rest of the body for the purp…
neurons
brain cells that specialize in communication
interneurons
inside the brain, thinking, dreaming, mental processes
62 terms
General Psychology
Stress
Chronic stress and adversive health co…
Stressors
Daily Hassles
In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Sm…
Chronic stress is the response to emotional pressure suffered…
Are the things or situations that cause you to stress out.
Small stressful events that can happen in the course of a day…
Stress
In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Sm…
Chronic stress and adversive health co…
Chronic stress is the response to emotional pressure suffered…
42 terms
Psychology 2012
motive
emotions
extrinsic
MASLOW
specific need or desire ... directs behavior ... arouses organism
feelings... 8:... fear surprise sadness disgust joy anger acceptanc…
external: money, grades, ribbon,job experience
heirarachy of needs ; power, achievement, esteem, love and be…
motive
specific need or desire ... directs behavior ... arouses organism
emotions
feelings... 8:... fear surprise sadness disgust joy anger acceptanc…
48 terms
General Psych 2012
Retrograde amnesia
Tip of the tongue
Prospective memory
Amnesia
memory loss for a segment of the past but not for new events.…
a type of effortful retrieval that occurs when we are confide…
remembering information about doing something in the future,…
loss of memory
Retrograde amnesia
memory loss for a segment of the past but not for new events.…
Tip of the tongue
a type of effortful retrieval that occurs when we are confide…
General Psychology
Psychology
Experimental psychology
Cognitive psychology
Developmental Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
Focuses on higher mental processes
Studies how people grow and change from the moment of concept…
Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Experimental psychology
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
74 terms
Psychology 2012
Historical Roots Order
Order of terms
neuroscience
biological influence
Wilheim Wundt, William James, Sigmund Freud, Watson & Skinner
Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism
how the body and brain creates emotions
genetic
Historical Roots Order
Wilheim Wundt, William James, Sigmund Freud, Watson & Skinner
Order of terms
Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism
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Psychology 2012
Neuron
Mirror neurons
Sensory (afferent) neurons
Motor (efferent) neurons
Individual cells that are the smallest unit of the nervous sy…
Specialized neurons that respond when we observe others perfo…
Sends signals from the sense organs to the spinal cord or brain
Sends signals from spinal cord/brain to muscles and glands
Neuron
Individual cells that are the smallest unit of the nervous sy…
Mirror neurons
Specialized neurons that respond when we observe others perfo…
84 terms
psychology 2012
dualism
the role of Law of Association by cont…
central arguemnts of nativist positions
Descriptive, Correlational, and Experi…
the theory that two distinct systems -material body and immat…
If a person experineces two enviromental events (stimuli, or…
born with set of knowledge/stuck with character due to genetic.
Descriptive: Describe the behavior of an individal or set of…
dualism
the theory that two distinct systems -material body and immat…
the role of Law of Association by cont…
If a person experineces two enviromental events (stimuli, or…
64 terms
General Psychology
What is Psychology
What are the four Goals of psychology?
What is the Bio psychosocial model?
Basic research
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Describe, Explain, Predict, change
anything placing a demand on you causing stress (Social, biol…
to advance in scientific knowledge
What is Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
What are the four Goals of psychology?
Describe, Explain, Predict, change
36 terms
Psychology 2012 sf
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM (rapid eye movement) sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of…
rapid eye movement sleep; a recurring sleep stage during whic…
the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
circadian rhythm
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of…
74 terms
General Psychology
Psychology
Experimental psychology
Cognitive psychology
Developmental Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
Focuses on higher mental processes
Studies how people grow and change from the moment of concept…
Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Experimental psychology
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
21 terms
general psychology
Why is it important to scientifically…
psychology
evolutionary
cross- cultural
If necessary resources are misused and/or depleted, it may im…
The scientific study of human behaviorand thought process
Behavior that were adaptive in our past. ( genetics) ... How the…
cultural's in which we develop ... How culture influences our th…
Why is it important to scientifically…
If necessary resources are misused and/or depleted, it may im…
psychology
The scientific study of human behaviorand thought process
20 terms
General Psychology
Infinite generativity
Conditions of worth
Big five personality factors
Self-efficacy
The ability of language to produce an endless number of meani…
The standards that individuals must live up to to receive pos…
The broad traits that describe the main dimensions of persona…
The belief that one can accomplish a given goal or task and p…
Infinite generativity
The ability of language to produce an endless number of meani…
Conditions of worth
The standards that individuals must live up to to receive pos…
General Psychology
Psychology
Dualism
Materialism
Empiricism
the study of behavior and mind... -behavior: any observable acti…
idea material body, but immaterial soul
only the material exists... evidence: biological processes can e…
knowledge is gained through experience... (thought of as we have…
Psychology
the study of behavior and mind... -behavior: any observable acti…
Dualism
idea material body, but immaterial soul
Psychology 2012 Chapter 1
Psychology
Scientific method
Structuralism
Functionalism
Scientific study of the behavior of humans and other animals
Careful observation of events in the world the formulation of…
Approach to psychology that attempted to break down experienc…
Approach to psychology that emphasized the functional practic…
Psychology
Scientific study of the behavior of humans and other animals
Scientific method
Careful observation of events in the world the formulation of…
23 terms
PSY2012 GENERAL Chapter 1 Thinking Critically
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorists
Humanism
uses reports to build a view of minds structures
school of thought that psychological processes have functions
study experimental observable behavior
studies people thriving rather than mental problems
Structuralism
uses reports to build a view of minds structures
Functionalism
school of thought that psychological processes have functions
General Psychology
Psychology
Experimental psychology
Cognitive psychology
Developmental Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
Focuses on higher mental processes
Studies how people grow and change from the moment of concept…
Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Experimental psychology
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
Psychology 2012 Chapter 2
Theory
Hypothesis
Replication studies
Case study
Logical explanation for all of the relevant data scientists h…
Statement proposing existence of a relationship between varia…
Research to confirm previous findings so others can repeat an…
Research method that involves in depth study of one or more s…
Theory
Logical explanation for all of the relevant data scientists h…
Hypothesis
Statement proposing existence of a relationship between varia…
40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
zygote
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
454 terms
General Psychology
Absentmindedness
Accommodation
Accuracy
Acetylcholine (ACh)
The inattentive or shallow encoding of events
The process by which we create a new schema or drastically al…
The extent to which an experimental measure is free from error
The neurotransmitter responsible for motor control at the jun…
Absentmindedness
The inattentive or shallow encoding of events
Accommodation
The process by which we create a new schema or drastically al…
33 terms
General Psychology Ch.2
Medulla
Reticular Formation
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Controls vital reflexes. Regulation of breathing, heart rate…
A network of nerve fibers located in the center of the medull…
A structure in the forebrain through which all sensory inform…
Small, pea-sized structure in the forebrain that helps regula…
Medulla
Controls vital reflexes. Regulation of breathing, heart rate…
Reticular Formation
A network of nerve fibers located in the center of the medull…
14 terms
General Psychology
Behavior is influenced by processes in…
behavior is due to processes taking pl…
behavior is guided mostly by unconscio…
it is important to understand a person…
cognitive approach
biological approach
psycho-dynamic approach
social cultural approach
Behavior is influenced by processes in…
cognitive approach
behavior is due to processes taking pl…
biological approach
General Vocab_(November 2012)
hogares
lo contrario
una forma de vida
mostar
homes
otherwise
a way of life
to show
hogares
homes
lo contrario
otherwise
60 terms
General Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of…
Who set up the very first psychology l…
What does William James' book, The Pri…
The idea of "talking about what comes…
...Behavior and Mental Processes
...Wilhelm Wundt
...
...
Psychology is the scientific study of…
...Behavior and Mental Processes
Who set up the very first psychology l…
...Wilhelm Wundt
20 terms
General Psychology: Chapter 10
Motivation
Instincts
Drive
Need
force that moves people to behave, think and feel how they do
innate (unlearned) biological pattern of behavior that is ass…
aroused state that occurs because of a psychological need
deprivation that energizes the drive to eliminate or reduce t…
Motivation
force that moves people to behave, think and feel how they do
Instincts
innate (unlearned) biological pattern of behavior that is ass…
44 terms
general psychology
Learning
Conditioning
Classical conditioning
Ivan Pavlov
A process that produces a relatively enduring change in behav…
the process of learning associations between environmental ev…
the basic learning process that involves repeatedly pairing a…
Russian physiologist who first described the basic learning p…
Learning
A process that produces a relatively enduring change in behav…
Conditioning
the process of learning associations between environmental ev…
90 terms
General Psychology Final Review
goals of psychology
scientific method steps
type of descriptive research
neuron/information transfer
Description - describe, often in a detailed manner, behavior…
1. identify question... 2. state hypothesis... 3. select method, ch…
- case study... - survey... - naturalistic observation
1. dendrites - receive ... 2. soma - cell body... 3. axon - transmi…
goals of psychology
Description - describe, often in a detailed manner, behavior…
scientific method steps
1. identify question... 2. state hypothesis... 3. select method, ch…
21 terms
General Psychology
Psychology
Psychophysics
Introspection
Structuralism
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Methods that measure the strength of a stimulus and the obser…
Careful self-examination and reporting of one's conscious exp…
Defines structure of the mind by breaking down mental experie…
Psychology
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Psychophysics
Methods that measure the strength of a stimulus and the obser…
38 terms
General Psychology
agonists
antagonists
brain plasticity
association cortex
Chemical substances that mimic or enhance the effects of a ne…
Chemical substances that block or reduce a cell's response to…
The capacity for the brain to alter its structure and function.
Cortical regions throughout the brain that combine informatio…
agonists
Chemical substances that mimic or enhance the effects of a ne…
antagonists
Chemical substances that block or reduce a cell's response to…
14 terms
General Psychology Drugs
psychoactive drugs
addiction
tolerance
dependency
Chemicals that affect our nervous systems, and, as a result,…
Means a person has developed a behavioral pattern of drug abu…
Means that after a person uses a drug repeatedly over a perio…
Refers to a change in the nervous system so that a person now…
psychoactive drugs
Chemicals that affect our nervous systems, and, as a result,…
addiction
Means a person has developed a behavioral pattern of drug abu…
41 terms
General Psychology Chapter 9
Stages of Prenatal Development
Zygote
Amniotic Sac
Umbilical Cord
Germinal stage: 2 weeks.... Embryonic stage: 2-8 week. major org…
A fertilized egg cell
The uterine sac that contains the fetus.
The embryo and fetus are connected to the placenta by the umb…
Stages of Prenatal Development
Germinal stage: 2 weeks.... Embryonic stage: 2-8 week. major org…
Zygote
A fertilized egg cell
41 terms
General Psychology Test 1
Psychology
Roots of Psychology
Birth of Science
Structuralism
science of behavior and mental process
Philosophy (Aristotle-1st Psychologist)... Physiology (critical…
Wundt's Laboratory- Germany 1879 (Father of Psychology)
Wundt "atoms of the mind" ... - his student Titchner used intros…
Psychology
science of behavior and mental process
Roots of Psychology
Philosophy (Aristotle-1st Psychologist)... Physiology (critical…
76 terms
General Psychology
Psychology
Experimental psychology
Cognitive psychology
Developmental Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
Focuses on higher mental processes
Studies how people grow and change from the moment of concept…
Psychology
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Experimental psychology
Studies the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and t…
52 terms
General psychology
Biopsychosocial Model
well being
stressor
(GAS) General adaptation syndrome
health and illness result from a combination of factors inclu…
is a positive state in which we fell our best
an environment or stimulus that threatens an organism
a consistent pattern of physical responses to stress that con…
Biopsychosocial Model
health and illness result from a combination of factors inclu…
well being
is a positive state in which we fell our best
42 terms
General Knowledge (2012 Test)
The NW 1/4 Sec. 12 T 19 R 32 contains…
What type of wheat is generally used t…
Vernalization is a process some plants…
A benefit of a no till cropping system…
160 acres
Durum
Winter wheat
Less fuel per acre is used.
The NW 1/4 Sec. 12 T 19 R 32 contains…
160 acres
What type of wheat is generally used t…
Durum
66 terms
Psychology 2012: Chapter 13
Social psychology
Need-to-belong theory
Cingulate cortex
Social comparison theory
The study of how people influence others behaviors, beliefs,…
We humans have a biological need for interpersonal connection…
Brain region that becomes active during physical pain
We evaluate ur abilities and beliefs by comparing them with t…
Social psychology
The study of how people influence others behaviors, beliefs,…
Need-to-belong theory
We humans have a biological need for interpersonal connection…
29 terms
PSYCHOLOGY 2012 CHAPTER 1
BEHAVIORISM
HUMANISTIC
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY
the scientific study of oberservable behavior
the belief that humans are generally positive and gravitate t…
examines mental process that direct behavior focusing on conc…
the branch of psychology that focuses on behavior in terms of…
BEHAVIORISM
the scientific study of oberservable behavior
HUMANISTIC
the belief that humans are generally positive and gravitate t…
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