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153 terms
Psychology Final
binocular vision
observe behavior as it happens outside…
Hippocampus
Maintenance Rehearsal
A different image is registered on the retina of each eye. Th…
A psychologist using the method of Naturalistic Observation w…
Part of the limbic system that plays a part in memory is the
Repeating a phone number to prevent losing the information is…
binocular vision
A different image is registered on the retina of each eye. Th…
observe behavior as it happens outside…
A psychologist using the method of Naturalistic Observation w…
139 terms
Psychology Final
Development of the Brain
Brain plasticity
Learning associated with new synapses…
Frontal Lobes
Back to front, bottom to top, inside out.
Your brain can learn and grow
How memories are formed-Axons; send messages. Dendrites: rece…
(Phineas Gage): Higher level thinking, behavior, personality,…
Development of the Brain
Back to front, bottom to top, inside out.
Brain plasticity
Your brain can learn and grow
166 terms
Psychology Finals
Correlation
Causation
Correlation Coefficient
Independent Variables
measure of how two variables are related and how strongly the…
one variable causes the another variable
measure of two things... - quantitative expression of strength a…
variables whose quantitative value is independently controlle…
Correlation
measure of how two variables are related and how strongly the…
Causation
one variable causes the another variable
Psychology - Finals
psychoanalytic
humanistic
cognitive
sociocultural
focuses on unconscious drives (guilt, sex, aggression) and co…
focuses on the fact that all humans are born good, and that a…
focuses on thoughts before behavior occurs. positive thoughts…
focuses on the culture and social environment of an individua…
psychoanalytic
focuses on unconscious drives (guilt, sex, aggression) and co…
humanistic
focuses on the fact that all humans are born good, and that a…
25 terms
Finals for Psychology
Antagonist
Absolute Threshold
Attention
Adrenal Gland Function
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
was originally defined as the lowest level of a stimulus —lig…
notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someon…
A small gland located on top of the kidney. The adrenal gland…
Antagonist
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
Absolute Threshold
was originally defined as the lowest level of a stimulus —lig…
148 terms
Psychology Final
When was psychology born
Definitions of psychology
Goal of Psychology
What % of Jobs are counseling and clin…
1879
Science of human behavior and cognitive processing
Measure&Describe Understand&Predict Apply&Control
52%
When was psychology born
1879
Definitions of psychology
Science of human behavior and cognitive processing
Psychology Final
Piaget
schema
assimilation
accommodations
Swiss developmentalist gained insight into the cognitive proc…
Describes a pattern or thought or behavior that organizes cat…
The process by which new objects, events, experiences, or inf…
The process by which existing schemes are modified and new sc…
Piaget
Swiss developmentalist gained insight into the cognitive proc…
schema
Describes a pattern or thought or behavior that organizes cat…
89 terms
Psychology Final
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Control Group
Experimental Group
the variable the scientist changes or the manipulated variable
the variable that is measured or the responding variable
a standard to which results can be compared
the group that is compared to the control
Independent Variable
the variable the scientist changes or the manipulated variable
Dependent Variable
the variable that is measured or the responding variable
123 terms
Psychology FInal
Basic Science
Applied Science
Hypothesis
Theory
Knowledge about natural phenomena for it's own sake.
Using findings to accomplish scientific goals.
An assumption or prediction about a behavior.
Explanation of why something is that way it is.
Basic Science
Knowledge about natural phenomena for it's own sake.
Applied Science
Using findings to accomplish scientific goals.
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…
41 terms
Psychology Final
A medical doctor working in the field…
What is Psychology?
Self-actualization is part of which of…
The two main divisions of the nervous…
Psychiatrist
The science of behavior and mental processes.
humanism
peripheral nervous system; central nervous system
A medical doctor working in the field…
Psychiatrist
What is Psychology?
The science of behavior and mental processes.
54 terms
Final Review Psychology
Free Association
Research Psychologist
Applied Psychologist
Sigmund Freud
In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Conducts experiments+ in an attempt to discover the basic pri…
Psychologists who make direct use of the findings of research…
A psychologist who developed psychoanalysis. Believed strongl…
Free Association
In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Research Psychologist
Conducts experiments+ in an attempt to discover the basic pri…
144 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Theory
Theoretical Framework
Standard Procedures
The scientific study of mental processes and behavior
A general framework for scientific study, of which smaller as…
Must have something being tested
Must use the same procedures every time
Psychology
The scientific study of mental processes and behavior
Theory
A general framework for scientific study, of which smaller as…
25 terms
Psychology Final
Learning
Conditioning
Classical conditioning
Unconditioned stimulus
Relatively permanent change in knowledge or behavior that is…
Ability to connect stimuli when responses
Learning when neutral stimulus becomes associated with a stim…
Tigers a natural response
Learning
Relatively permanent change in knowledge or behavior that is…
Conditioning
Ability to connect stimuli when responses
50 terms
Psychology Final
physiological
cognitivists
psychology
behaviorists
physical needs
these people focus on how we process, store, retrieve and use…
scientific study of behavior and mental processes
the people study and investigate observable behavior
physiological
physical needs
cognitivists
these people focus on how we process, store, retrieve and use…
36 terms
Psychology Final
Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavior Theory
Gestalt Therapy
Group Therapy
A form of therapy in which a trained professional uses method…
Psychotherapy based on social learning theory in which therap…
Humanistic theory where the therapists takes an active role t…
Psychotherapy conducted in groups. Typically of 4-8 clients a…
Psychotherapy
A form of therapy in which a trained professional uses method…
Cognitive Behavior Theory
Psychotherapy based on social learning theory in which therap…
599 terms
Psychology Final
dysfunctional
personal distress - behavior is
when behavior is confusing
social norms
interference with normal functioning; interferes with a perso…
upsetting, distracting, confusing, deviance from social norms
not only to other people, but also to the person experiencing…
guidelines of acceptable behavior in your society, laws and "…
dysfunctional
interference with normal functioning; interferes with a perso…
personal distress - behavior is
upsetting, distracting, confusing, deviance from social norms
120 terms
Psychology Final
memory
episodic memory
semantic memory
explicit memory
the mental functions and processes by which information is en…
memory of specific experienced events.
memory of general knowledge and information.
memory of specific information.
memory
the mental functions and processes by which information is en…
episodic memory
memory of specific experienced events.
79 terms
Psychology Final
Monism vs. Dualism
3 blows to human ego: Copernicus
3 blows to human ego: Darwin
3 blows to human ego: Freud
monism is only physical, and dualism believes that the mind i…
realized that our earth was not the center of the universe,
(1809-1882) mind is un-observable.... behavior is observable---…
Psychodynamic psychology--> Forbidden desires, nameless fears…
Monism vs. Dualism
monism is only physical, and dualism believes that the mind i…
3 blows to human ego: Copernicus
realized that our earth was not the center of the universe,
283 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
structuralism
study of mental activity and behavior
father of modern psychology; set up first psych lab
- Student of Wilhelm Wundt... - founder of Structuralist school…
- study of the structure of the mind, basic sensations,... - ide…
Psychology
study of mental activity and behavior
Wilhelm Wundt
father of modern psychology; set up first psych lab
239 terms
Psychology Final
Chapter 12& 13 Psychological Disorders…
psychological disorders
Distress
disability
Chapter 12& 13 Psychological Disorders and Methods Of Therapy
a constellation of behavioral cognitive, and emotional sympto…
personal unhappiness
unable to function at some aspect
Chapter 12& 13 Psychological Disorders…
Chapter 12& 13 Psychological Disorders and Methods Of Therapy
psychological disorders
a constellation of behavioral cognitive, and emotional sympto…
83 terms
Psychology Final
Developmental Psychology
Continuous Development
Discontinuous Development
Conception
the study of how bodies change physically, cognitively and so…
view development as progress or a gradual change
development takes place in unique stages and change is more s…
a single sperm cell penetrates outer coating to egg and fuses…
Developmental Psychology
the study of how bodies change physically, cognitively and so…
Continuous Development
view development as progress or a gradual change
177 terms
PSYCHOLOGY FINAL
Structuralism
Functionalism
Gestalt
Psychoanalysis
divide the brain into parts to study. the goal was to study c…
how do you function to the situations you're in. study how th…
looking at the whole picture. the goal was to describe the or…
Behavior is motivated by the unconscious. The goal was to exp…
Structuralism
divide the brain into parts to study. the goal was to study c…
Functionalism
how do you function to the situations you're in. study how th…
108 terms
psychology final!!!!
abraham maslow
carl rodgers
BF skinner
eric lennenburg
he emphazised every persons potential for self development- h…
didnt think that either behaviorism or psychosnslysis took in…
behaviorism: is best known for developing the theory of Opera…
came up with the critical period hypothesis- believes there i…
abraham maslow
he emphazised every persons potential for self development- h…
carl rodgers
didnt think that either behaviorism or psychosnslysis took in…
293 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Empirical
Critical Thinking
Phrenology
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
The ability and willingness to assess claims and make judgeme…
The one-discredited theory that different brain areas account…
Psychology
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
Empirical
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
158 terms
Psychology Final
Robbers cave experiment- person
what was the robbers cave experiment a…
eye of the storm experiment- person
what was the eye of the storm experime…
Muzafer Sherif
subordinate goals, intergroup prejudice, working together
Jane Elliot
explaining racism, blue eyed and brown eyes
Robbers cave experiment- person
Muzafer Sherif
what was the robbers cave experiment a…
subordinate goals, intergroup prejudice, working together
172 terms
Psychology Final
need or desire that energizes behavior…
who is aron ralston?`
what are the four perspectives psychol…
what is an instinct?
motivation
film 127 hours, a climber who got his arm stuck in a rock. hi…
instinct theory, drive-reduction theory, arousal theory, abra…
a complex behavior that is rigidly PATTERNED throughout a spe…
need or desire that energizes behavior…
motivation
who is aron ralston?`
film 127 hours, a climber who got his arm stuck in a rock. hi…
145 terms
Psychology Final
What are biological rhythms?
90 minute rhythms
Circadian rhythms
28 day rhythm
Daily fluctuations of our physiological functions like body t…
Changes in alertness and daydreaming
Sleep, body temperature, blood pressure, and urine production
Menstrual cycle
What are biological rhythms?
Daily fluctuations of our physiological functions like body t…
90 minute rhythms
Changes in alertness and daydreaming
206 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Neuron
the study of scientific behavior and mental processes
information arriving from the sense organs (eye, ear, etc)
Mental processes of organizing sensations into meaningful pat…
individual nerve cell, 100 billion in brain
Psychology
the study of scientific behavior and mental processes
Sensation
information arriving from the sense organs (eye, ear, etc)
171 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Mental processes
Limbic System
Cerebral Cortex
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes... -Behav…
•Private, internal experiences of the mind that cannot be dir…
The interconnected group of forebrain structures involved wit…
The thin surface layer that regulates most complex behavior a…
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes... -Behav…
Mental processes
•Private, internal experiences of the mind that cannot be dir…
45 terms
Psychology Finals
Antipsychotics side effects
Antipsychotic drugs prescribe for
Anti-Parkinsonian drugs prescribe for
Antidepressant drugs prescribe for
Dry mouth... Blurred vision... Photo sensitivity... Constipation... Cardi…
Schizophrenia / Psychotic Disorders... -drugs that control hallu…
-drugs to counteract the antipsychotic drug side effect of mo…
Depressive disorders / Social withdrawal... -SSRI ... -Tricyclics o…
Antipsychotics side effects
Dry mouth... Blurred vision... Photo sensitivity... Constipation... Cardi…
Antipsychotic drugs prescribe for
Schizophrenia / Psychotic Disorders... -drugs that control hallu…
116 terms
Psychology final
Modern psychology is best considered t…
Refers to the consistency of a measure…
The peer review process is designed to
What is a heuristic?
Science
Realiability
Identify flaws in a research study's methods, finding's, and…
A mental shortcut or rule of thumb
Modern psychology is best considered t…
Science
Refers to the consistency of a measure…
Realiability
574 terms
Psychology 1100, Psychology Final
psychology
critical thinking
science
scientific mindset requirements
the study of the mind
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
method for learning about reality through systematic observat…
-objectivity vs. subjectivity ... -systematic observations ... -obs…
psychology
the study of the mind
critical thinking
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
299 terms
Psychology Finals
What is the most complete definition o…
Developmental psychologist Arthur Chan…
What is NOT a benefit of correlational…
In an experiment, the factor that chan…
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Naturalistic observation.
It can establish cause-and-effect relationships.
Dependent Variable.
What is the most complete definition o…
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Developmental psychologist Arthur Chan…
Naturalistic observation.
98 terms
Psychology Final
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Extraneous variable
Diffusion of Responsibility
"the cause" and it influences change of the dependent variable
what you measure in the experiment and what is affected
undesirable variable that influences the relationship between…
thinking someone else will call to action; explains Bystander…
Independent Variable
"the cause" and it influences change of the dependent variable
Dependent Variable
what you measure in the experiment and what is affected
222 terms
Psychology Final
Francis Gall
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
John Watson
person who developed phrenology and mapped out skull with bra…
father of experimental psychology
father of American psychology, theory of awareness of emotion
psychologist who made theories about child-rearing, animal be…
Francis Gall
person who developed phrenology and mapped out skull with bra…
Wilhelm Wundt
father of experimental psychology
37 terms
Psychology Final
3 Levels of Consciousness
Motivation
Psychosexual Stages
Denial
Conscious (smallest, 10%)... Pre-Conscious... Unconscious (Largest…
ID... Ego... Superego
Oral... Anal... Phallic... Genital
Refusing to accept reality
3 Levels of Consciousness
Conscious (smallest, 10%)... Pre-Conscious... Unconscious (Largest…
Motivation
ID... Ego... Superego
200 terms
Psychology Final
Akira has declared psychology as his m…
Charles Darwin's book On the Origin of…
Dr. Alvarez studies how the degenerati…
Free will stands in contrast to _____.
behavior and mental processes
1859
behavioral neuroscience
determinism
Akira has declared psychology as his m…
behavior and mental processes
Charles Darwin's book On the Origin of…
1859
67 terms
Psychology Final
Factors Theory
Multiple Intelligence
Triarchic Theory
Stanford-Binet test
Argue that intelligence is made up of mental abilities, rangi…
Various factors of intelligence. Gardner believes each kind o…
Robert Sternberg, Aristotle... There are 3 types of intelligence…
A scale based on that intelligence increases with age. He too…
Factors Theory
Argue that intelligence is made up of mental abilities, rangi…
Multiple Intelligence
Various factors of intelligence. Gardner believes each kind o…
70 terms
PSYCHOLOGY FINAL
goals of psychology
theory
principle
contemporary psychological perspective…
to observe, describe, explain, predict, and control the event…
statement that attempts to explain why things happen they way…
rule or law
Biological: nervous system, glands, and hormones; influences…
goals of psychology
to observe, describe, explain, predict, and control the event…
theory
statement that attempts to explain why things happen they way…
146 terms
Psychology FINAL
Psychology:
Psychologist:
Psychiatrist:
Psychoanalytic Theory:
The study of the individual psyche to discover patterns in hu…
Trained professionals who try to describe, explain, predict a…
A licensed medical doctor that deals with causes, diagnosis,…
Sigmund Freud's theory that all human behaviour is influenced…
Psychology:
The study of the individual psyche to discover patterns in hu…
Psychologist:
Trained professionals who try to describe, explain, predict a…
248 terms
psychology final
creativity
you brush your teeth with it
speech sounds
learning-theory
the ability to generate original ideas of develop novel solut…
someone relying on convergent thinking would answer _____ to…
phonology is the study of... combination of words... speech sounds…
the theory that language acquisitions follow the principles o…
creativity
the ability to generate original ideas of develop novel solut…
you brush your teeth with it
someone relying on convergent thinking would answer _____ to…
Psychology Final
TOPIC 1: TYPES OF PSYCHOLOGIST (CHAPTE…
• What are the goals of psychology?
• What is a Theory?
• What is a Principle?
...
To describe, explain, predict and control the behavior and me…
A set of assumption about why something is the way it is and…
A rule or law
TOPIC 1: TYPES OF PSYCHOLOGIST (CHAPTE…
...
• What are the goals of psychology?
To describe, explain, predict and control the behavior and me…
110 terms
PSYCHOLOGY FINAL
What is the role of Nature vs. Nurture?
What are the major branches of psychol…
What are the 3 main levels of analysis?
Define Scientific method
To what end are we product of our Genes (nature) and our envi…
1. Behaviorism: Focuses on what can be observed... 2. Freudian/P…
BioPsychoSocial Approach is influenced by biological, psychol…
The scientific method is the process of testing ideas about t…
What is the role of Nature vs. Nurture?
To what end are we product of our Genes (nature) and our envi…
What are the major branches of psychol…
1. Behaviorism: Focuses on what can be observed... 2. Freudian/P…
118 terms
psychology final
classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Pavlov's classic experiment
Skinner's classic experiment
we learn to associate two stimuli and thus anticipate events…
we learn to associate a response, which is our behavior, and…
Pavlov presented a neutral stimulus (a tone) just before an u…
there was a rat and it had to press a lever in order to recei…
classical conditioning
we learn to associate two stimuli and thus anticipate events…
Operant conditioning
we learn to associate a response, which is our behavior, and…
50 terms
Psychology Finals
Interested in learning how intelligenc…
Interested in learning how financial s…
Zofia's dermatologist has recommended…
At seven months Xiang can sit up by he…
Longitudinal
cross-sectional
Teratogen
Maturation
Interested in learning how intelligenc…
Longitudinal
Interested in learning how financial s…
cross-sectional
25 terms
Psychology Final
Psychology
Psychologist
Structuralism
Who founded psychology?
The study of the mind.
A scientist.
A school of psychology that uncovers the basic structures tha…
Willhelm Wundt.
Psychology
The study of the mind.
Psychologist
A scientist.
53 terms
Psychology Final
Psychodynamic Therapy
*Free Association
Dream Analysis
Group Therapy
conflicts are brought into consciousness and the patient come…
Let your mind wander without attempting to monitor or control…
defense mechanisms are lowered during sleep and forbidden des…
can learn from others mistakes and share insights
Psychodynamic Therapy
conflicts are brought into consciousness and the patient come…
*Free Association
Let your mind wander without attempting to monitor or control…
56 terms
Psychology Finals
Psychology
Scientific Goals
Description
Understanding
the study of mental(private) process and behavior(public)
Description,Understanding,Perdition, Control
naming and classifying behavior
states the cause of behavior
Psychology
the study of mental(private) process and behavior(public)
Scientific Goals
Description,Understanding,Perdition, Control
45 terms
PSYCHOLOGY (FINALS)
Phobias
Motivation
Motive
Satisfaction
Anxiety disorder characterized by an intense,excessive qnd ir…
The urge to move toward ones goals; to accomplish tasks.
Answers the question WHY
TEMPORARY
Phobias
Anxiety disorder characterized by an intense,excessive qnd ir…
Motivation
The urge to move toward ones goals; to accomplish tasks.
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