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AP Psychology (Myers) - Behavior Genetics
Behavior Genesis
Environment
Chromosomes
DNA(deoxribonucleic acid)
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Every nongenetic influence from prenatal nutrition to the peo…
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Behavior Genesis
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Environment
Every nongenetic influence from prenatal nutrition to the peo…
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
92 terms
Biological Bases for Behavior-Myers Psychology for AP 2e
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
biological psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
32 terms
Myers AP Psychology Unit 12, Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
37 terms
Myers AP Psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
92 terms
Biological Bases for Behavior-Myers Psychology for AP 2e
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
biological psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
32 terms
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
Consciousness AP Psychology Myers
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…
32 terms
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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…
32 terms
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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…
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…
18 terms
AP Psychology (Myers, AP Edition) Biological Bases for Human Behavior
neuron
dendrite
axon
myelin sheath
a nerve cell
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the extension of a neuron through which messages pass to othe…
a layer of fatty tissue encasing the fibers of many neurons t…
neuron
a nerve cell
dendrite
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
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
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…
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…
Myers AP Psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
56 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 6: LEARNING THROUGH BEHAVIORISM
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…
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.
14 terms
Chapter 3C: Biological Bases of Behavior (Myers Psychology for AP)
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the pe…
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 nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the pe…
32 terms
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
60 terms
Myers AP Psychology CHapter 2 Neuroscience and Behavior
biological psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
nerve cell; basic building block of nervous system
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receives mes…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
nerve cell; basic building block of 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…
87 terms
Myers' AP Psychology, Biological Basis of Behavior
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system.
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
biological psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
neuron
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system.
Myers AP psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
Myers AP Psychology Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
56 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 6: LEARNING THROUGH BEHAVIORISM
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…
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…
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…
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…
35 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 3A
biological psychology
neuron
dendrite
cell body
a branch of psychology that studies the links between biologi…
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
cell body of a neuron
biological psychology
a branch of psychology that studies the links between biologi…
neuron
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
56 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 6: LEARNING THROUGH BEHAVIORISM
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…
32 terms
Myers' Psychology for AP 2e, Unit 12: Abnormal Behavior
psychological disorder
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-5
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in…
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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.
56 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 6: LEARNING THROUGH BEHAVIORISM
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…
35 terms
AP Psychology Biological Bases for Human Behavior (Myers, AP Edition)
lesion
EEG
CT scan
PET scan
tissue destruction; a brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
an amplified recording of the brain's electrical activity.
series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and c…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
lesion
tissue destruction; a brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
EEG
an amplified recording of the brain's electrical activity.
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…
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.
50 terms
Myers AP Psychology LEARNING
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.
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…
31 terms
AP Psychology Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology (Myers, 8th edition)
Environment
Behavior genetics
Chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain genes
a complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Environment
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
Behavior genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
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
AP Myers - Body and Behavior
molecular genetics
DNA
behavior genetics
genome
-field of biology, studies molecular structure and function o…
-complex molecule containing genetic info that makes up chrom…
-study of the influence and power of the environment vs genet…
-complete instructions for making an organism; consists of al…
molecular genetics
-field of biology, studies molecular structure and function o…
DNA
-complex molecule containing genetic info that makes up chrom…
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…
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…
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
42 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…
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…
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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