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Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 13
psychological disorder
medical model
bio-psycho-social perspective
DSM-IV
a "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
a contemporary perspective which assumes that biological, psy…
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed…
psychological disorder
a "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
medical model
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
21 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 11
emotion
James-Lange theory
Cannon-Bard theory
two-factor theory
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously t…
Schachter's theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be…
emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
James-Lange theory
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
18 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 10
Motivation
Instinct
Drive-reduction theory
Homeostasis
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
the idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state;…
Motivation
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
52 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 2
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
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
39 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 4
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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 egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
25 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 3
behavior genetics
environment
identical twins
fraternal twins
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the pe…
twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in…
twins who develop from separate eggs. They are genetically no…
behavior genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
environment
every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the pe…
37 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 15
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
the theory that we tend to give a casual explanation for some…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
a belief and feeling that predisposes one to respond in a par…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
the theory that we tend to give a casual explanation for some…
36 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 6
selective attention
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus,…
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.
selective attention
the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus,…
circadian rhythm
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of…
22 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 14
psychotherapy
eclectic approach
psychoanalysis
resistance
an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
Freud's theraputic technique. He believed that the patient's…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
psychotherapy
an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
40 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 12
free association
psychoanalysis
unconscious
id
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality that attributes thoughts and ac…
according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
contains a reservoir of unconscious psychic energy that, acco…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
psychoanalysis
Freud's theory of personality that attributes thoughts and ac…
49 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 5
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
34 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 8
Memory
Flashbulb memory
Encoding
Storage
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
the processing of information into the memory system eg by ex…
the retention of encoded information over time
Memory
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
Flashbulb memory
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
37 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 7
learning
associative learning
classical conditioning
behaviorism
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
a type of learning in which an organism comes to associate st…
the view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
associative learning
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
33 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
nature-nurture issue
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 longstanding controversy over the relative contributions…
empiricism
the view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
structuralism
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
43 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 9
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
a standard or typical example
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
Cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
Concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
studied evolution and thought the strongest species and trait…
student under William James who should have earned her Ph.D.…
Wilhelm Wundt
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
William James
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
studied evolution and thought the strongest species and trait…
student under William James who should have earned her Ph.D.…
Wilhelm Wundt
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
William James
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
set up the first psychological laborat…
published the first psychology textboo…
studied evolution and thought the stro…
student under William James who should…
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laborat…
Wilhelm Wundt
published the first psychology textboo…
William James
37 terms
Exploring Psychology- Myers Chapter 4
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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 egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
46 terms
Unit 3 AP Psychology Myers
biological psychologists
neuron
axon
myelin sheath
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the neuron extension that passes and electrical messages thro…
a layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers of ma…
biological psychologists
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
625 terms
Myers' AP Psychology Vocabulary
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Achievement motivation
Achievement test
the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
(1) in sensation and perception, the process by which the eye…
a desire for significant accomplishment; for mastery of skill…
a test designed to assess what a person has learned.
Absolute threshold
the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Accommodation
(1) in sensation and perception, the process by which the eye…
114 terms
Exploring Social Psychology -Myers
Prejudice
Stereotype
Discrimination
Types of Decrimination
A preconceived negative judgment of a group and its individua…
A generalized belief about a group of people
An unjustified negative or harmful action toward a member of…
three total:... 1) Interpersonal/Individual... 2) Institutional... 3)…
Prejudice
A preconceived negative judgment of a group and its individua…
Stereotype
A generalized belief about a group of people
43 terms
AP Myers Psychology 7B
productive language
overgeneralization
universal grammar
language acquisition device (LAD)
ability to produce words
distortion of thinking in which a person draws sweeping concl…
the shared basic elements of all languages (Chomsky)
Chomsky's concept of an innate, prewired mechanism in the bra…
productive language
ability to produce words
overgeneralization
distortion of thinking in which a person draws sweeping concl…
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
studied evolution and thought the strongest species and trait…
student under William James who should have earned her Ph.D.…
Wilhelm Wundt
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
William James
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
73 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4
absolute threshold
binocular cues
blind spot
cochlea
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
place on the retina out where the optic nerve leaves the eye,…
snail-shaped structure in the inner ear; contains fluid that…
absolute threshold
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
binocular cues
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
studied evolution and thought the strongest species and trait…
student under William James who should have earned her Ph.D.…
Wilhelm Wundt
set up the first psychological laboratory and became known as…
William James
published the first psychology textbook and created the theor…
16 terms
Myers' AP Psychology: Personality
personality
free association
psychoanalysis
id
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality that attributes our thoughts an…
unconscious psychic energy that strives to satisfy basic sexu…
personality
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
705 terms
Myers' AP Psychology for AP*
set up the first psychological laborat…
published the first psychology textboo…
studied evolution and thought the stro…
student under William James who should…
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Mary Calkins
set up the first psychological laborat…
Wilhelm Wundt
published the first psychology textboo…
William James
56 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - 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 repeated…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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 repeated…
54 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 1
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…
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
78 terms
Unit 3 AP Psychology Myers
biological psychologists
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the neuron extension that passes and electrical messages thro…
biological psychologists
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
61 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 14
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
61 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - People
Alfred Binet
Aaron Beck
Abraham Maslow
Albert Bandura
intelligence test [stanford-binet]
cognitive therapy, thinking colors our feelings, challenge ne…
humanistic, hierarchy of needs, self actualization
observational learning, bobo experiment, reciprocal determinism
Alfred Binet
intelligence test [stanford-binet]
Aaron Beck
cognitive therapy, thinking colors our feelings, challenge ne…
56 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - 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 repeated…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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 repeated…
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
61 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 14
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
41 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 2
Hindsight Bias
Double Blind Procedure
Independent Variable
Dependent Variables
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
An experimental procedure in which both the research particip…
The experimental factor that is manipulated--the variable who…
The outcome factor -- the variable that may change in respons…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Double Blind Procedure
An experimental procedure in which both the research particip…
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
17 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 8
Emotion
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Coronary Heart Disease
Type A people
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
That clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle: t…
Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, i…
Emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
46 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 5
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
rapid eye moment sleep; a recurring sleep stage during which…
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 that occur on a…
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
577 terms
AP psychology review, Myers
psychology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
The scientific study of behavior (anything an organism does)…
The view that knowledge comes from experience via the senses,…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
psychology
The scientific study of behavior (anything an organism does)…
empiricism
The view that knowledge comes from experience via the senses,…
26 terms
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 10
Motivation
Instinct
Drive
Drive-reduction Theory
a need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towar…
a fixed (rigid and predictable) pattern of behavior that is n…
an aroused/tense state related to a physical need such as hun…
refers to the idea that humans are motivated to reduce these…
Motivation
a need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towar…
Instinct
a fixed (rigid and predictable) pattern of behavior that is n…
72 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 12
psychopathology
impaired functioning
biopsychosocial model
neurobiological model
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
a view of mental disorders as caused by a combination of inte…
a modern name for the medical model, in which psychological d…
psychopathology
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
impaired functioning
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
78 terms
Unit 3 AP Psychology Myers
biological psychologists
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the neuron extension that passes and electrical messages thro…
biological psychologists
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Myers Exploring Psychology Chapter 5
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
72 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 12
psychopathology
impaired functioning
biopsychosocial model
neurobiological model
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
a view of mental disorders as caused by a combination of inte…
a modern name for the medical model, in which psychological d…
psychopathology
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
impaired functioning
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
61 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 14
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
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