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PERS PSYCHology review
what is theory?
___ variable causes ___ variable ... a t…
if a thousand ppl study, than will all…
what are conditions for causality
Theories are statements designed to help us understand... the wo…
independent causes dependent... IF- THAN... ex: if you give me a…
theory because its not a guarantee
First, the cause must precede the effect... • AàB... • Second, the…
what is theory?
Theories are statements designed to help us understand... the wo…
___ variable causes ___ variable ... a t…
independent causes dependent... IF- THAN... ex: if you give me a…
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Pers. Psychology Test 2
Source of energy within each person... Re…
Thoughts, feelings, and images about w…
Contains information you are not prese…
Largest part of the human mind... Things…
Psychic Energy
Conscious
Preconscious
Unconscious
Source of energy within each person... Re…
Psychic Energy
Thoughts, feelings, and images about w…
Conscious
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Psychology Sen. And per
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
McGurk effect (most annoying effect) w…
When signals get to the central nervous system via the pherip…
When the 100 billion neurons select, organize, and interpret…
To represent the world, we must detect physical energy (a sti…
Auditory illusion: what we see over rides what we hear visual…
Sensation
When signals get to the central nervous system via the pherip…
Perception
When the 100 billion neurons select, organize, and interpret…
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sarah gamez psychology per. 2
scientific method
hypothesis
experimental group
independent variable
the process used to create and answer questions.
statement of expected results. Can be proved or disproved tho…
a group of which that is participating in the experiment.
The variable that is being experimented on and controlled by…
scientific method
the process used to create and answer questions.
hypothesis
statement of expected results. Can be proved or disproved tho…
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UNIT 3 - CH 10 - Developmental Psychology (PER)
Stranger Anxiety
Temperment
Behavioral Inhibition
Attachment
a fear of strangers at 8 or 9 months of age
basic emotional style that appears early in development and i…
becoming frightened at the sight of new or unexpected stimuli
the strong emotional connection we share with those to whom w…
Stranger Anxiety
a fear of strangers at 8 or 9 months of age
Temperment
basic emotional style that appears early in development and i…
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AP PsychTreatment of Psychological Disorders Per 2
Psychoanalysis
Transference
Countertransference
Client-Centered Therapy
Developed by Freud, focuses on probing past defense mechanism…
Occurs when a patient shifts thoughts and feelings about cert…
When the therapist transfers his or her own feelings onto the…
Therapy that works under the assumption that clients can only…
Psychoanalysis
Developed by Freud, focuses on probing past defense mechanism…
Transference
Occurs when a patient shifts thoughts and feelings about cert…
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Psychology Vocab. Rest of the words Per.6
authoritative
authoritarian
sensorimotor stage
object permanence
based on recognized authority or knowledge and characterized…
a leadership or parenting style that stresses unquestioning O…
the stage during which infants know the world mostly in terms…
the awareness that people and OBJECTS continue to exist even…
authoritative
based on recognized authority or knowledge and characterized…
authoritarian
a leadership or parenting style that stresses unquestioning O…
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Ap psychology key terms per. 2
HINDSIGHT Bias
critical thinking
Theory
hypothesis
The tendency to believe after learning an outcome that one wo…
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
an explanation using an Integra gated set of principles that…
are testable prediction often employed buy a theory
HINDSIGHT Bias
The tendency to believe after learning an outcome that one wo…
critical thinking
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
55 terms
Per omnia saecula saeculorum: Psychology Prep for Mocks
Outline
Explain
Discuss
Examine
Give a brief summary of whatever is mentioned in the question.
Give reasons and causes for a behaviour or psychological phen…
Address the question in a balanced way (not biased) where you…
Carefully scrutinize an argument (or theory, concept, explana…
Outline
Give a brief summary of whatever is mentioned in the question.
Explain
Give reasons and causes for a behaviour or psychological phen…
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Per Descrivere caratteristiche psicologiche- Descriptions for psychological characteristics
stressato
tranquillo
stanca
Energico
stressed
Calm
Tired
Energetic
stressato
stressed
tranquillo
Calm
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Per Descrivere Caratteristiche Psicologiche (To Describe Psychological Features)
allegro
antipatico
arrabbiato
bravo
cheerful
unlikeable; unfriendly
angry
good; able; capable
allegro
cheerful
antipatico
unlikeable; unfriendly
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Psychology vocal quiz #2 Caroline Saari Per.6
developmental psychology
maturation
Critical Period
infancy
is the field in which psychologists study how people grow and…
automatic and sequential process of development that results…
is a stage or point in development during which a person or a…
the period from birth to the age of two years-dramatic gains…
developmental psychology
is the field in which psychologists study how people grow and…
maturation
automatic and sequential process of development that results…
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Prego Ch 2 vocabolario "per descrivere caratteristiche psicologiche" (To describe psychological characteristics) p 43
allegro
antipatico
arrabbiato
bravo
How would you describe the person to the right: nice or not n…
How would you describe the behavior of the angel?
allegro
antipatico
How would you describe the person to the right: nice or not n…
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psychology 1 VOCAB quiz (I.A) MAXIMAL CRAZY 9 (PER 5)
Emotional intelligence
formal for IQ
Reliability
validity
Type of intelligence defined as the abilities to perceive, ap…
(MA/CA) x 100... MA- mental age ... CA- chronological age
the test's consistency (consistency of results)
Validity refers to a test's ability to measure what it is sup…
Emotional intelligence
Type of intelligence defined as the abilities to perceive, ap…
formal for IQ
(MA/CA) x 100... MA- mental age ... CA- chronological age
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AP Psychology Unit 12 - Abnormal Psychology
psychological disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
medical model
DSM-IV-TR
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
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
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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Approaches to psychology - mac 2016
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
Developed by Wundt & Titchener, it focused on self-reflection…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
The historically significant perspective that emphasized the…
Structuralism
Developed by Wundt & Titchener, it focused on self-reflection…
Functionalism
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
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EHS AP Psychology Unit 12 - Abnormal Psychology
psychological disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
medical model
DSM-IV-TR
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
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
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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AP Psychology Unit 9 - Development Psychology
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…
47 terms
AP Psychology Unit 14 - Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
Social Psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Attribution Theory
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
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AP Psychology - Research Methods
Hindsight Bias
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Replication
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
A TESTABLE prediction, often implied by a theory.
A statement of the procedures (operations) used to define res…
Repeating the essence of a research study, usually with diffe…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Hypothesis
A TESTABLE prediction, often implied by a theory.
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AP Psychology Unit 1 - History and Approaches
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental Psychology
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
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
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
44 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 10 - Personality
personality
free association
psychoanalysis
unconscious
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
personality
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
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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.
44 terms
AP Psychology Unit 10 - Personality
personality
free association
psychoanalysis
unconscious
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
personality
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
21 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 11 - Testing and Differences
intelligence test
intelligence
general intelligence
factor analysis
a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experi…
a general intelligence factor that, according to Spearman and…
a statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related i…
intelligence test
a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
intelligence
mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experi…
36 terms
AP Psychology Unit 5 - Consciousness
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…
34 terms
AP Psychology Unit 2 - Research Methods
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Theory
Hypothesis
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
An explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Critical Thinking
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
45 terms
AP Psychology Unit 6 - Learning
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
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
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
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TiU Pers Psy C1
trait-descriptive adjectives
personality
psychological traits
average tendencies
Trait-descriptive adjectives are words that describe traits,…
The set of psychological traits and mechanisms within the ind…
Psychological traits are characteristics that describe ways i…
Average tendency is the tendency to display a certain psychol…
trait-descriptive adjectives
Trait-descriptive adjectives are words that describe traits,…
personality
The set of psychological traits and mechanisms within the ind…
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Psychology and You: Chapter 2
placebo
double-blind study
hypothesis
subjects
a "medicine" that has no active ingredients and works by the…
a study during which neither participants nor researchers kno…
a statement of the results that the experiment excepts
people or animals on whom a study is conducted
placebo
a "medicine" that has no active ingredients and works by the…
double-blind study
a study during which neither participants nor researchers kno…
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AP Psychology Unit 8A - Motivation
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…
39 terms
AP Psychology Unit 7A - Cognition - Memory
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
the retention of encoded information over time.
the process of getting information out of memory storage.
memory
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
17 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 8A - Motivation
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…
36 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 13 - Treatment of Psych Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
116 terms
Pers Psyc
Personality Psychology: Foundations an…
See the bigger picture rather than det…
Objects experienced as separate & dist…
Someone who is better at learning a la…
CHAPTER 10 Personality Psychology: Foundations and Findings
Field-dependent
Field-independent
Field-independent
Personality Psychology: Foundations an…
CHAPTER 10 Personality Psychology: Foundations and Findings
See the bigger picture rather than det…
Field-dependent
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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…
21 terms
AP Psychology Unit 8B - Emotion, Stress, and Health
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…
the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one mu…
Emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
James-Lange Theory
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
36 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 5 - Consciousness
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…
29 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 8B - Emotion, Stress, and Health
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…
the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one mu…
Emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
James-Lange Theory
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
21 terms
AP Psychology Unit 11 - Testing and Differences
intelligence test
intelligence
general intelligence
factor analysis
a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experi…
a general intelligence factor that, according to Spearman and…
a statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related i…
intelligence test
a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
intelligence
mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experi…
14 terms
Myer's Psychology for AP Unit 3C - Bio Bases of Behavior - Genetics and Evolution
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
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…
28 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 7B - Cognition - Thinking, Problem Solving, Creativity, and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
a mental image or best example of a category.
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
39 terms
AP Psychology - Memory
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
the retention of encoded information over time.
the process of getting information out of memory storage.
memory
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
35 terms
AP Psychology Unit 13 - Treatment of Psych Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
14 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 3C - Bio Bases of Behavior - Genetics and Evolution
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
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…
34 terms
PersPsych Exam 3 F15
conditional positive regard
deficiency motives
fully functioning person
growth needs
affection is conditional on behavior
need from lack of needed object; includes hunger, thirst
has reached an optimal sense of satisfaction with life; trust…
can't be satisfied/satisfying may result in increase of need…
conditional positive regard
affection is conditional on behavior
deficiency motives
need from lack of needed object; includes hunger, thirst
14 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3C - Bio Bases of Behavior - Genetics and Evolution
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
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…
33 terms
Myer's Psychology for AP Unit 3B - Bio Bases of Behavior - The Brain
lesion
electroencephalogram (EEG)
CT (computed tomography) scan
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
lesion
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
electroencephalogram (EEG)
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
27 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 3A - Bio Bases for Behavior - Neural and Endocrine
biological psychology
neuron
sensory neurons
motor neurons
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
51 terms
Developmental Psych
Developmental Psychology
Erik Erikson
Physical Development
Zygote
Approach to psychology that studies changes?growth in people…
Guy that first said that development occurs across an entire…
Development of the body that starts at conception.
The fertilized egg after conception which goes through three…
Developmental Psychology
Approach to psychology that studies changes?growth in people…
Erik Erikson
Guy that first said that development occurs across an entire…
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