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42 terms
AP Pyschology
Functionalism
Mary Whiton
Wilhelm Wundt
Empiricism
How mental and behavioral processes function.
The first women to become the president of the American Psych…
Established the first psychology lab at the university of Lei…
The idea that what we know comes from experience, and that ob…
Functionalism
How mental and behavioral processes function.
Mary Whiton
The first women to become the president of the American Psych…
64 terms
AP pyschology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
structuralism
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Ap Pyschology
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Intuition
Scientific Method
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
Intuition is a person's capacity to obtain or have direct kno…
The scientific method is a systematic, step-by-step procedure…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Critical Thinking
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
560 terms
AP Pyschology
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Psychology
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
The science of behavior and mental processes
Empiricism
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
33 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Plasticity
Neurogenesis
split brain
Lesion
brains ability to change especially during childhood by reorg…
formation of new neurons, re-grow brain cells
a condition resulting from surgery that isolates the brain's…
Tissue destruction;
Plasticity
brains ability to change especially during childhood by reorg…
Neurogenesis
formation of new neurons, re-grow brain cells
Ap pyschology
Neuroscience
Evolutionary
Behavior genetics
Psychodynamic
How the body and brain enables emotions and memories and sens…
How the natural selection of traits promotes the perpetuation…
How much our genes and our environment influence our individu…
How behavior springs from unconscious drives and conflicts
Neuroscience
How the body and brain enables emotions and memories and sens…
Evolutionary
How the natural selection of traits promotes the perpetuation…
AP Pyschology
Bottom Up Processing
Inattentional Blindness
Change Blindness
Absolute thresholds
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed…
failing to notice changes in the environment
the mimimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Bottom Up Processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Inattentional Blindness
failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed…
AP Pyschology
Biological pyschololgy
Neuron
Sensory neurons
Motor neurons
A branch of pyschology concerned with the links between biolo…
The basic building block of the nervous systemn
Neurons that carry information from sensory receptors to the…
Neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
Biological pyschololgy
A branch of pyschology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
The basic building block of the nervous systemn
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Physical, social, cognitive, moral
Zygote, embryo, fetus
Prenatal, childbirth, puberty, adultho…
Able to reproduce
Types of development
Stages of prenatal development
Stages of physical development
Puberty
Physical, social, cognitive, moral
Types of development
Zygote, embryo, fetus
Stages of prenatal development
10 terms
AP Pyschology
Social Psychology
Attribution theory
Self fulfilling prophesy
Rosenthal effect
Scientifically studies how we think about, influence and rela…
Tendency to give causal explanations for someones behavior
Tendency for a person to act a certain way because they are e…
Higher expectations lead to increase in performance
Social Psychology
Scientifically studies how we think about, influence and rela…
Attribution theory
Tendency to give causal explanations for someones behavior
AP Pyschology
Psychology
Pre-scientific
Transitional stage
Empiricism
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
mind and body are separate natures that set humans apart
there are biological explanations for behavior
knowledge relies on our experiences; concentrate on nurture
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Pre-scientific
mind and body are separate natures that set humans apart
60 terms
AP Pyschology
Phobia
Pyscotherapy
Placebo Effect
Psychosis
An anxiety disorder caused by an irrational fear
The idea that mental distress can be cured through a conversa…
Any medical affect due to the subjects, expectation alone
Symptoms resulting in loss of touch with reality
Phobia
An anxiety disorder caused by an irrational fear
Pyscotherapy
The idea that mental distress can be cured through a conversa…
560 terms
AP Pyschology
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Psychology
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
The science of behavior and mental processes
Empiricism
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
15 terms
AP Pyschology
Sample
Carl Rogers
Psychiatrist
Statistics
Selected Segment of the population under study
American psychologist who was largely responisble for finding…
mental health professional who has a medical degree plus year…
mathematical methods used to summarize, analyze, and draw cin…
Sample
Selected Segment of the population under study
Carl Rogers
American psychologist who was largely responisble for finding…
48 terms
AP Pyschology
socrates
introspection
Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes
"know thy self"
to look within (socrates)
father of modern psychology
"i think, therefore i am"
socrates
"know thy self"
introspection
to look within (socrates)
73 terms
AP Pyschology
Biological psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
A threadlike extension of a neuron that carries nerve impulse…
Biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
29 terms
AP Pyschology
confounding variables
random selection/assignment
double blind
IV
factors that you did not control that might be in charge for…
making sure all "subjects" are placed randomly into groups/th…
neither the participants nor the researchers or data gatherer…
what you are manipulating
confounding variables
factors that you did not control that might be in charge for…
random selection/assignment
making sure all "subjects" are placed randomly into groups/th…
63 terms
AP Pyschology
Who founded classical conditioning?
Conditioned stimulus
Unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
Ivan Pavlov
The initially neutral stimuli (the bell tone)
The initially meaningful stimulus (food)
The naturally occurring response (salivating when it sees the…
Who founded classical conditioning?
Ivan Pavlov
Conditioned stimulus
The initially neutral stimuli (the bell tone)
109 terms
AP Pyschology
social facilitation
Drive Theory
Mere presence
arousal
Stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the pre…
Freud's psychological theory of development
The most basic level of "interaction" between individuals; wh…
Activation of the central nervous system, the autonomic nervo…
social facilitation
Stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the pre…
Drive Theory
Freud's psychological theory of development
AP Pyschology
activation-information mode model (AIM)
activation-synthesis hypothesis
adaptive theory
alcohol
revised version of the activation-synthesis explanation of dr…
explanation of dreaming that states that dreams are created b…
theory of sleep proposing that animals and humans evolved sle…
depressant drug resulting from fermentation or distillation o…
activation-information mode model (AIM)
revised version of the activation-synthesis explanation of dr…
activation-synthesis hypothesis
explanation of dreaming that states that dreams are created b…
Ap Pyschology
Afferent (sensory) Neurons
Efferent (motor) Neurons
Polarization
Resting Potential
Helps brain to register sensory informmation
Crucial for the occurrence of the reaction-action response. (…
Negatively charged chloride ions exist with in the axon, resu…
In active state where the neurons is ready to fire.
Afferent (sensory) Neurons
Helps brain to register sensory informmation
Efferent (motor) Neurons
Crucial for the occurrence of the reaction-action response. (…
AP Pyschology
Hypothesis
Theory
Independent variable
Dependent variable
A testable prediction or implied by a theory
An explanation using principles that organizes and predicts o…
The factor in an experiment that is manipulate. The effect is…
The outcome factor. Results are affected by the independent v…
Hypothesis
A testable prediction or implied by a theory
Theory
An explanation using principles that organizes and predicts o…
Ap Pyschology
Sensation
Perception
Top down processing
Bottom up processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process by organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Constructs perceptions form the sensory input by drawing on o…
Starts at the sensory receptors and work up to higher levels…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process by organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
AP Pyschology
Which school of psychology was most cl…
Professor Reed attempts to assess the…
Which perspective is most relevant to…
Dr. Stevens provides psychotherapy to…
Functionalism
Behavior genetics
Neuroscience
Clinical
Which school of psychology was most cl…
Functionalism
Professor Reed attempts to assess the…
Behavior genetics
45 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Learning
Habituation
Associative learning
Classical Conditioning
Permanent behavior change in an organism due to experience
Organisms decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated exp…
Learning that certain events occur together ... Events that may…
A type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
Learning
Permanent behavior change in an organism due to experience
Habituation
Organisms decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated exp…
AP Pyschology
Humanistic Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Psychology
Historically significant perspective that emphasized human gr…
Explores the ways we perceive, process, and remember informat…
Studies brain activity underlying mental activity. (perceptio…
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Humanistic Psychology
Historically significant perspective that emphasized human gr…
Cognitive Psychology
Explores the ways we perceive, process, and remember informat…
56 terms
Ap Pyschology
Alzheimer's disease
amnesia
anterograde amnesia
automatic encoding
the most common form of dementia in elderly people, leads to…
disorder characterized by severe memory loss
loss of memory from the point of injury or trauma forward or…
tendency of certain kinds of information to enter long-term m…
Alzheimer's disease
the most common form of dementia in elderly people, leads to…
amnesia
disorder characterized by severe memory loss
64 terms
AP pyschology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
knowledge come from experience + science should rely on obser…
early school of psychology : used introspection to explore th…
focused on how our mental and behavioral processes function-…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
knowledge come from experience + science should rely on obser…
structuralism
early school of psychology : used introspection to explore th…
12 terms
AP pyschology
teratogens
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Rooting Reflex
Habituation
anything that can disrupt the development of an embryo or fet…
physical, cognitive, and psychologicl abnormalities that resu…
a tendency for the infant, when stroked on the side of the fa…
tendancy to have decreased repsponsiveness to something
teratogens
anything that can disrupt the development of an embryo or fet…
Fetal alcohol syndrome
physical, cognitive, and psychologicl abnormalities that resu…
AP Pyschology
Medulla
Brainstem
Reticular Formation
Thalamus
the base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Oldest part;central core;responsible for automatic survival f…
nerve in brainstem that controls arousal
Sensory switchboard; on top of brainstem;sends messages and s…
Medulla
the base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Brainstem
Oldest part;central core;responsible for automatic survival f…
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental Psychology
= the view that knowledge originates in experience and that s…
= an early school of psychology that used introspection to ex…
= a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and b…
= the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental m…
Empiricism
= the view that knowledge originates in experience and that s…
Structuralism
= an early school of psychology that used introspection to ex…
37 terms
Ap pyschology
promixity
Similarity
Equity
Triangle Theory of Love
people are more likely to become better friendw with people w…
people tend to pick partners who are similar
people receive in proportion to what they give to the relatio…
Intimacy(bond)... Passion(Sexual desire)... Commitment(staying toge…
promixity
people are more likely to become better friendw with people w…
Similarity
people tend to pick partners who are similar
AP Pyschology
operational definition
Independent variable
dependent variable
experimental group
Carefully worded procedure or operation used in a research st…
the experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
the outcome factor; the variable that may change in response…
In an experiment, the group exposed to the treatment, that is…
operational definition
Carefully worded procedure or operation used in a research st…
Independent variable
the experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
15 terms
AP Pyschology
Neural transmission is often described…
Meeting points of two neurons
Small bulb like structures that are lo…
Chemical compounds secreted by the end…
Myelin
Synapse
Terminal buttons
Hormones
Neural transmission is often described…
Myelin
Meeting points of two neurons
Synapse
AP Pyschology
Established the first psychological la…
School of thought that sought to ident…
Developed functionalism
Which school of thought used introspec…
Wilhelm Wundt
Introspection
William James
Structuralism
Established the first psychological la…
Wilhelm Wundt
School of thought that sought to ident…
Introspection
AP Pyschology Unit 5
consciousness
hypnosis
posthypnotic suggestion
dissociation
our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
a social interaction in which one person (the subject) respon…
a suggestion, made during a hypnosis session, to be carried o…
a split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and beha…
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
hypnosis
a social interaction in which one person (the subject) respon…
44 terms
Ap Pyschology chapter 3
biological psychologist
Franz Gall
Phre
neurons (nerve cells)
concerned with links of biology and behaviors, study link bet…
Father of Phre, founded the idea that various brain regions h…
study of the structure of one's head, assuming that it can de…
building block of the body neural information system... 2 main t…
biological psychologist
concerned with links of biology and behaviors, study link bet…
Franz Gall
Father of Phre, founded the idea that various brain regions h…
AP Pyschology unit 3
Know the function of each scan (EEG, C…
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Know location and function of parietal…
EEG- records waves of electrical activity that moves across b…
Relays sensory information
Located Right below the thalamus; it controls body temp, thir…
Frontal- motor skills... Parietal- senses ... Temporal- hearing ... Oc…
Know the function of each scan (EEG, C…
EEG- records waves of electrical activity that moves across b…
Thalamus
Relays sensory information
612 terms
Unit 7 AP Pyschology
memory
Remembering Process
encoding
storage
-- learning that has persisted over time, information that ha…
encoding ... storage ... retrieval
-- information into our brain
-- retain that information
memory
-- learning that has persisted over time, information that ha…
Remembering Process
encoding ... storage ... retrieval
651 terms
AP Pyschology Review
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Introspection
Structuralism
"Founder of Psychology" launched the first psychological labo…
Functionalist that considered the evolved functions of our th…
Looking inward.
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Wilhelm Wundt
"Founder of Psychology" launched the first psychological labo…
William James
Functionalist that considered the evolved functions of our th…
AP Pyschology Unit 1
View of the mind of Plato & Socrates
Philosipher who first concluded knowle…
Descartes' theory of how the brain con…
Philosipher well known for theorizing…
Mind is separate from body; Continues after body dies
Aristotle
Brain fluid & animal spirits
John locke
View of the mind of Plato & Socrates
Mind is separate from body; Continues after body dies
Philosipher who first concluded knowle…
Aristotle
Brain Structures AP pyschology
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Limbic System
Brain Stem
Anterior part of the brain responsible for complex sensory an…
Coordinate and regulate muscle activity
A complex system of nerves concerned with instinct and mood
The centeral trunk of the brain connected with the spinal cord
Cerebrum
Anterior part of the brain responsible for complex sensory an…
Cerebellum
Coordinate and regulate muscle activity
Chapter 2 AP Pyschology
Hindsight bias
Applied research
Basic research
Hypothesis
the tendency to believe, after seeing the results, that you w…
conduct research to solve practical problems; compare two met…
explores questions that interest psychologists but do not hav…
predictions that can be tested to support a theory
Hindsight bias
the tendency to believe, after seeing the results, that you w…
Applied research
conduct research to solve practical problems; compare two met…
39 terms
AP Pyschology Unit 6
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
An organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeatin…
learning that certain events occur together. The event may be…
A type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
learning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
An organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeatin…
14 terms
AP Pyschology 3C Vocabulary
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
every non genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
a complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
behavior genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
environment
every non genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
40 terms
AP Pyschology Ch 3
consciousness
cognitive neuroscience
dual processing
selective attention
our awareness of ourselves and our envionment
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
principle that information is often simultaneously processed…
focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our envionment
cognitive neuroscience
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
52 terms
Unit 4 AP Pyschology
language
phonemes
morphemes
syntax
our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine…
the smallest distinctive sound unit of language
the smallest unit that carries meaning in language
the rule for combining words into gramatically sensible sente…
language
our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine…
phonemes
the smallest distinctive sound unit of language
53 terms
Unit 1 AP Pyschology
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
structuralism (1879-1880s)
introspection
physiologist who founded the first psychological laboratory i…
Wundt's student who introduced the school of structuralism
explored the basic elements of mind using the method of intro…
method that proved to be unreliable
Wilhelm Wundt
physiologist who founded the first psychological laboratory i…
Edward Titchener
Wundt's student who introduced the school of structuralism
AP Pyschology Prologue
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
An early school of pysch that used introspection (looking inw…
A school of pysch that focused on how our mental and behavior…
View that psychology should be an objective science that stud…
Historically significant perspective that emphasized the grow…
Structuralism
An early school of pysch that used introspection (looking inw…
Functionalism
A school of pysch that focused on how our mental and behavior…
55 terms
Ap pyschology Unit 6
Learning
Habituation
Associative Learning
Stimulus
the process of acquiring new and relatively enduring informat…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
any event or situation that evokes a response. (p. 264)
Learning
the process of acquiring new and relatively enduring informat…
Habituation
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
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