How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "psy 260"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "psy 260"

Psychology 260
Self-awareness
Self- esteem
The self-concept
Social identity
The extent to which we are currently fixing our attention on…
The positive or negative feelings that we have about ourselves)
A knowledge representation that contains knowledge about us,…
The sense of our self that involves our memberships in social…
Self-awareness
The extent to which we are currently fixing our attention on…
Self- esteem
The positive or negative feelings that we have about ourselves)
8 terms
Psychology 260
sensation
Perception
sensory adaptation
Transduction
a physical process: The stimulation of our sense organs by fe…
a psychological process: the act of organizing and interpreti…
the process by witch our sensitivity diminishes when our sens…
The conversion of physical into neural information.
sensation
a physical process: The stimulation of our sense organs by fe…
Perception
a psychological process: the act of organizing and interpreti…
55 terms
psychology 260
6 approaches to personality
How do psychologist deal with nature?
Occams razor
theories
1. psychoanalytic... 2. humanistic... 3. behavioral/humanistic appr…
...
...
a general statement about the relationship between constructs…
6 approaches to personality
1. psychoanalytic... 2. humanistic... 3. behavioral/humanistic appr…
How do psychologist deal with nature?
...
171 terms
Psychology 260
What is health psychology?
What are the key areas of health psych…
What is they key to health promotion a…
What is the difference between promoti…
Understanding the psychological influences on how people stay…
Health promotion and maintenance, prevention and treatment of…
That the message reaches the general public
Promotion involves things like campaigns to educate - prevent…
What is health psychology?
Understanding the psychological influences on how people stay…
What are the key areas of health psych…
Health promotion and maintenance, prevention and treatment of…
20 terms
Psychology 260
empirical
hindsight biased
conceptual variables
operational definition
based on a collection and systematic analysis of observable d…
the tendency to think that we could have predicted something…
characteristic we are trying to measure a variable (how much…
method in which we are to measure a variable of interest (lik…
empirical
based on a collection and systematic analysis of observable d…
hindsight biased
the tendency to think that we could have predicted something…
93 terms
Psychology 260 exam 4
What three components of our psycholog…
What is meant by the "Morality as Root…
Morality as the Adoption of Societal N…
Several factors jointly affect a child…
Emotional component... Cognitive component... Behavioral component
We are born with morality - brain-based moral system that all…
Focus on how morality moves from society (individuals; intern…
1. Parenting/discipline... 2. Child's traits (age and temperamen…
What three components of our psycholog…
Emotional component... Cognitive component... Behavioral component
What is meant by the "Morality as Root…
We are born with morality - brain-based moral system that all…
50 terms
Psychology 260_Chapter 2
chromosomes
DNA
genome
gene
strands of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecules that contain…
two strands of molecules that twist around each other like a…
the specific sequence of base pairs that make up our genetic…
a segment of DNA that provides an instruction for a particula…
chromosomes
strands of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecules that contain…
DNA
two strands of molecules that twist around each other like a…
197 terms
Psychology 260 Terms
Stress
Prejudice
Stereotype
Illusory Correlation
The negative feelings and beliefs that arise whenever people…
A hostile or negative attitude toward people in a distinguish…
A generalization about a group of people, in which certain tr…
The tendency to see relationships, or correlation, between ev…
Stress
The negative feelings and beliefs that arise whenever people…
Prejudice
A hostile or negative attitude toward people in a distinguish…
Psychology 260 Chapter 1
Kurt Lewin
Social neuroscience
Social psychology
Social situation
"Father of social psychology"
The study of how our social behavior both influences and is i…
The study of the dynamic relationship between individuals and…
The people with whom we interact every day
Kurt Lewin
"Father of social psychology"
Social neuroscience
The study of how our social behavior both influences and is i…
50 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
Development
Chronological Age vs. Biological Age v…
Continuity vs. Discontinuity
Experimental Research Designs
the pattern of movement or change that begins at conception a…
actual age vs. functional abilities of your internal systems…
extent of development involves gradual, cumulative change vs.…
attempt to identify cause and effect relationships; the indep…
Development
the pattern of movement or change that begins at conception a…
Chronological Age vs. Biological Age v…
actual age vs. functional abilities of your internal systems…
204 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
Which of the following is not a specif…
Which of the following is not a catech…
Which of the following is not a monoam…
Which of the following is not an amino…
Ability of the substance to travel long distanced between the…
Serotonin
Acetylcholine
Dopamine
Which of the following is not a specif…
Ability of the substance to travel long distanced between the…
Which of the following is not a catech…
Serotonin
Psychology 260 Chapter 2
Social cognition
Learning
Cognitive heuristics
Conditioning
The mental activity that relates to social activities and hel…
The relatively permanent change in knowledge that is acquired…
Information-processing rules of thumb that enable us to think…
The ability to connect stimuli (the changes that occur in the…
Social cognition
The mental activity that relates to social activities and hel…
Learning
The relatively permanent change in knowledge that is acquired…
66 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
what are the 4 main goals of clinical…
etiology
prognosis
prevalence
describe, explain, predict, control
cause/source of a disorder
predicted future development of a disorder through time
number of people displaying a disorder in the total populatio…
what are the 4 main goals of clinical…
describe, explain, predict, control
etiology
cause/source of a disorder
Psychology 260 Chapter 3
Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS)
Arousal
Sympathetic nervous system
Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS)
The division if the automatic nervous system that is involved…
Changes in bodily sensations, including increased blood press…
The arousal that we experience as part of our emotional exper…
The division of the automatic nervous system that is involved…
Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS)
The division if the automatic nervous system that is involved…
Arousal
Changes in bodily sensations, including increased blood press…
65 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 2
Why do we experience cognitive Dissona…
What is Cognitive dissonance?
Explain Parks and Rec. example of cogn…
Explain Fetinger's Prophecy example of…
-we are driven to see ourselves as competent, good individual…
-The feeling of discomfort we get when we act in a way that d…
Herb believes in "Zorp," a dragon, coming for the end of the…
He used ethnography. Cult believes in coming of a UFO for the…
Why do we experience cognitive Dissona…
-we are driven to see ourselves as competent, good individual…
What is Cognitive dissonance?
-The feeling of discomfort we get when we act in a way that d…
59 terms
Psychology 260 Exam Review
Accessibility
Affect Blends
Analytic Thinking Style
Anchoring and Adjustment
schemas and concepts are at the fore fronts of our minds, and…
when one part of the face expresses one emotion and the other…
where people focus on the properities of objects without cons…
setting a certain point and adjusting up or down from there
Accessibility
schemas and concepts are at the fore fronts of our minds, and…
Affect Blends
when one part of the face expresses one emotion and the other…
9 terms
Chapter 9 Psychology 260
Phonology
Semantics
Grammar
Syntax
...
...
...
...
Phonology
...
Semantics
...
67 terms
Social Psychology 260 UNC
Social Psychology
key distinctions of social psychology
Fundamental Attribution Error
behaviorism
the way people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, are influ…
level of analysis (individual in the context of the social si…
tendency to explain behavior in terms of personality traits,…
reinforcement/punishment, only interested in observables, (co…
Social Psychology
the way people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, are influ…
key distinctions of social psychology
level of analysis (individual in the context of the social si…
20 terms
241-260 psychology
ignominious
iliad
illegal
illegible
shameful
a greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy
not according to law
undecipherable
ignominious
shameful
iliad
a greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy
143 terms
Psychology 260: Exam #2
What is the most important mechanism t…
A rhythmic sound followed by a brief s…
Which child's cry do most people recog…
What are the three basic temperamental…
Crying
Basic cry
Pain cry
Easy, difficult, slow-to-warm-up
What is the most important mechanism t…
Crying
A rhythmic sound followed by a brief s…
Basic cry
17 terms
AP Psychology 244 - 260
frequency
pitch
middle ear
cochlea
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
a tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency
the chamber between the eardrum and cochlea containing three…
a coiled bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear; sound wave…
frequency
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
pitch
a tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency
98 terms
Psychology 260 Chapter 3
Chromosome
DNA
Genes
Genomes
a coiled-up thread of DNA
molecule that contains genes
small segments of DNA that contain information for producing…
all the genetic information in DNA
Chromosome
a coiled-up thread of DNA
DNA
molecule that contains genes
65 terms
Psychology 260 Chapter 4
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Adaptation
Transduction
A physical process; the stimulation of our sense organs by fe…
A psychological process: the act of organizing and interpreti…
The process by which our sensitivity diminishes when an objec…
The conversion of physical into neural information
Sensation
A physical process; the stimulation of our sense organs by fe…
Perception
A psychological process: the act of organizing and interpreti…
45 terms
Psychology 260 Ch.6
Memory
Explicit Memory
Implicit Memory
Three-Stage Model of Memory
the ability to store and use information; also the store of w…
knowledge that consists of the conscious recall of facts and…
kind of memory made up of knowledge based on previous experie…
classification of memories based on duration as sensory, shor…
Memory
the ability to store and use information; also the store of w…
Explicit Memory
knowledge that consists of the conscious recall of facts and…
247 terms
Psychology 260 Part 3
To what extent do physical sensations…
How does age relate to symptom reporti…
How does gender relate to symptom repo…
What is the relationship between sympt…
There is a very loose relationship but our perceptions are no…
There is a positive correlation between age and symptom repor…
There is a positive correlation between being female s=and sy…
People who are married tend to report fewer symptoms
To what extent do physical sensations…
There is a very loose relationship but our perceptions are no…
How does age relate to symptom reporti…
There is a positive correlation between age and symptom repor…
36 terms
Psychology 260 Ch. 5
Awareness
Wakefulness
Consciousness
Coma
monitoring of information from the environment and from one's…
degree of alertness reflecting whether a person is awake or a…
an awareness of one's surroundings and of what's in one's min…
a state of consciousness in which the eyes are closed and the…
Awareness
monitoring of information from the environment and from one's…
Wakefulness
degree of alertness reflecting whether a person is awake or a…
25 terms
Psychology 260 Chapter 2
what are the two basic division the ne…
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
neuron (nerve cell)
the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
Consists of the parts that... are encased by the bones... of the sk…
Found outside these bones... and consists of the nerves... and most…
is the information-processing and information-transmitting el…
what are the two basic division the ne…
the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
central nervous system
Consists of the parts that... are encased by the bones... of the sk…
56 terms
Social Psychology 260
want multiple sexual partners.
Inherited tendencies are always adapti…
People invest time and resources into…
People are more willing to help family…
Because men have been traditionally less invested in raising…
Which of the following is NOT a tenet of evolutionary psychol…
Which of the following is NOT an illustration of how natural…
Inclusive fitness theory explains what phenomenon?
want multiple sexual partners.
Because men have been traditionally less invested in raising…
Inherited tendencies are always adapti…
Which of the following is NOT a tenet of evolutionary psychol…
54 terms
Social Psychology A260
Social Psychology
Power of Social Situation
Social Psychology Vs. Other Social Sci…
Historical Roots of Social Psychology…
The scientific study of how we think about, Influence and rel…
The theme of social psychological theories and research "Powe…
Societal Level:... -Sociologist, Political Scientists and Econom…
Psychoanalytic Theory Focuses:... -Social Relationship... -Motiva…
Social Psychology
The scientific study of how we think about, Influence and rel…
Power of Social Situation
The theme of social psychological theories and research "Powe…
86 terms
Psychology 260 exam 4
Emotional component... Cognitive componen…
We are born with morality - brain-base…
Focus on how morality moves from socie…
1. Parenting/discipline... 2. Child's tra…
What three components of our psychological makeup are involve…
What is meant by the "Morality as Rooted in Human Nature" the…
Morality as the Adoption of Societal Norms" theory?
Several factors jointly affect a child's willingness to adopt…
Emotional component... Cognitive componen…
What three components of our psychological makeup are involve…
We are born with morality - brain-base…
What is meant by the "Morality as Rooted in Human Nature" the…
91 terms
Psychology 260 exam 2
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system (PNS)
Autonomic nervous system (PNS)
The brain and spinal cord
Commects the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body... Ha…
Consists of axons conveying messages from the sense organs to…
Controls the heart, intestines, and other organs... Has some cel…
Central nervous system
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
Commects the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body... Ha…
11 terms
Psychology 260 Uvic Suicide
Suicide
Suicidal ideation
Self harm
Prevalence
Intentional, direct and conscious taking of ones life
Thoughts about suicide, wishing you were dead, or thinking ab…
Intentional acts to cause physical harm to ones self by not w…
9th leading cause of death in Canada, 2nd among 14-19 year olds
Suicide
Intentional, direct and conscious taking of ones life
Suicidal ideation
Thoughts about suicide, wishing you were dead, or thinking ab…
Psychology 260 final
Semantic memory
Functions of concepts
Why do we think in concepts?
How do concepts come to mind?
our organized knowledge about the world.... Facts, lexical knowl…
prediction (safe or should avoid something)... reasoning (how to…
we are built that way, it is efficient... influence the way we…
Stimulus features, information activated concepts... Context (ma…
Semantic memory
our organized knowledge about the world.... Facts, lexical knowl…
Functions of concepts
prediction (safe or should avoid something)... reasoning (how to…
17 terms
AP Psychology 244-260
Frequency
pitch
middle ear
cochlea
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
a tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency
the chamber between the eardrum and cochlea containing three…
a coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear; sound wav…
Frequency
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
pitch
a tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency
104 terms
Psychology 260 Quiz 2
1. Which of the following is not a spe…
Which of the following is not a catech…
Which of the following is not a monoam…
Which of the following is not an amino…
Ability of the substance to travel long distances between the…
Serotonin... Catecholamine: Dopamine, Epinephrine, and Norepine…
Acetylcholine... Monoamine: Dopamine, Serotonin, Epinephrine
Dopamine... Amino Acid Neurotransmitter: Glutamate, GABA, Glycine
1. Which of the following is not a spe…
Ability of the substance to travel long distances between the…
Which of the following is not a catech…
Serotonin... Catecholamine: Dopamine, Epinephrine, and Norepine…
26 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
acetylcholine (vagusstoff)
epinephrine (accelerenztoff)
neurotransmitters
classical neurotransmitters synthesized
NT reduced heart rate, muscle contraction
increased heart rate
NT chemicals that send messages across synapse
they are synthesized in the terminal button
acetylcholine (vagusstoff)
NT reduced heart rate, muscle contraction
epinephrine (accelerenztoff)
increased heart rate
35 terms
Psychology 260 Exam III
Means-end assumption
Risk-benefit analysis
Institutional Review Board (purpose)
Institutional Review Board (make-up)
research is built on the assumption that it is permissible to…
some greater good must come from psychologist's use of human…
performs risk-benefit analyses to ensure that all studies mee…
made up of (1) group of instructors and researchers employed…
Means-end assumption
research is built on the assumption that it is permissible to…
Risk-benefit analysis
some greater good must come from psychologist's use of human…
56 terms
Healthy Psychology 260
Health Psychology
Psychological Factors vs Physical Health
Physiological Responses
Psychological Factors
-The field of health psychology addresses how one's behavior…
-Psychological factors can have a direct influence on physica…
-Both personality traits and social factors are associated wi…
-Influence the development and treatment of pain and chronic…
Health Psychology
-The field of health psychology addresses how one's behavior…
Psychological Factors vs Physical Health
-Psychological factors can have a direct influence on physica…
24 terms
Psychology 260-Quiz 5
how does it 'feel' to be motivated?
What does motivation look like?
motivation
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic
-goals and adrenaline
focused,engaging in many attempts, active
-a psychological process that:... -energizes... -directs(goals)…
intrinsic-motivation from within-ex:passion... extrinsic-motivat…
how does it 'feel' to be motivated?
-goals and adrenaline
What does motivation look like?
focused,engaging in many attempts, active
64 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 3
Intelligence is:... 1. _____ - comprised…
Stability of IQ scores... Children's sc…
Nature vs. Nurture... ______ factors ar…
Sibling's IQ scores are often differen…
1. multi-faceted... 2. well- debated... 3. useful
10 to 20
environmental
nature and nurture... 50%
Intelligence is:... 1. _____ - comprised…
1. multi-faceted... 2. well- debated... 3. useful
Stability of IQ scores... Children's sc…
10 to 20
68 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
Cross-cultural psychology
Cultural psychology
Culture
Attitudes
the critical and comparative study of cultural effects on hum…
seeks to discover meaningful links between a culture and the…
a set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large…
beliefs, values, general knowledge, opinions, superstitions,…
Cross-cultural psychology
the critical and comparative study of cultural effects on hum…
Cultural psychology
seeks to discover meaningful links between a culture and the…
86 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 4
Localized representations of memory
Ivan Pavlov
Classical conditioning
Conditioned stimulus CS paired with
An early influential idea was that a connection forms between…
Classical conditioning ... Believed that conditioning strengthen…
-Pairing of two stimuli changes the response to one of them... -…
An unconditioned stimulus UCS... Results in unconditioned respon…
Localized representations of memory
An early influential idea was that a connection forms between…
Ivan Pavlov
Classical conditioning ... Believed that conditioning strengthen…
81 terms
Psychology 260 Exam 1
4 Definition factors of Social Psychol…
How is social psyc a scientific study?
How does social psyc involve people's…
How does social psyc involve influences?
Scientific Study... People's thoughts, feelings, and emotions... In…
Uses the scientific method, makes hypotheses, and is empirica…
involves peoples cognitions and emotions and what behaviors c…
All about social interactions and how we affect each other in…
4 Definition factors of Social Psychol…
Scientific Study... People's thoughts, feelings, and emotions... In…
How is social psyc a scientific study?
Uses the scientific method, makes hypotheses, and is empirica…
Psychology 260 (5 - 7)
Long term memory
Episodic memory
Semantic memory
Procedural memory
Contains memory for experiences & knowledge collected over a…
Events (episodes) of one's life... Personal experiences ... (Tulvi…
Factual information... "De-contextualized" knowledge
How to do something
Long term memory
Contains memory for experiences & knowledge collected over a…
Episodic memory
Events (episodes) of one's life... Personal experiences ... (Tulvi…
65 terms
PSY 260 : Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Major Tenets to Social PSY
Attribution
Internal
A science that studies the influences of our situations with…
1) we construct our social reality... 2) Intuition is powerful b…
explanation of behavior ... -2 types... - Internal & external
Causes within person... - traits ... - abilities... was the behavior f…
Social Psychology
A science that studies the influences of our situations with…
Major Tenets to Social PSY
1) we construct our social reality... 2) Intuition is powerful b…
117 terms
Social Psychology (PSYC 260)
social psychology
three variables of social psychology
Who was the father of social psych?
What is Lewin's field theory?
scientific study of how we think about, feel, and behave towa…
affect (feelings), behavior, cognition (thinking) (interested…
Lewin
person x situation interaction; behavior is a function of the…
social psychology
scientific study of how we think about, feel, and behave towa…
three variables of social psychology
affect (feelings), behavior, cognition (thinking) (interested…
99 terms
Psychology 260 exam 1
Leibniz 1714
Chalmers 1995
three theory biological approach to be…
Mind-brain problem
Posed in regards to universe... -why is there something rather t…
Hard problem... _given a universe of matter and energy,why is th…
Creationism ... Big Bang ... Evolution
Variety of explanations
Leibniz 1714
Posed in regards to universe... -why is there something rather t…
Chalmers 1995
Hard problem... _given a universe of matter and energy,why is th…
95 terms
Psychology 260 Exam One
Social Psychology
Lewin 1936
Three Research Designs
Social Psychology Goals
scientific study of the ways in which people's thoughts, feel…
Behavior is a function of person times environment (B = f(P*E…
Experiment, correlation, and descriptive/observational
describe, predict, and explain why
Social Psychology
scientific study of the ways in which people's thoughts, feel…
Lewin 1936
Behavior is a function of person times environment (B = f(P*E…
82 terms
Psychology 260 Test 3
need to belong
mere-exposure effect
complementarity
ingratiation
motivation to connect with others in enduring close relations…
tendency for novel stimuli to be liked more or rated more pos…
popular supposed tendency, in a relationship between two peop…
use of strategies such as flattery to gain another's favor
need to belong
motivation to connect with others in enduring close relations…
mere-exposure effect
tendency for novel stimuli to be liked more or rated more pos…
24 terms
psychology research 260
What are the 5 threats to scientific p…
Belief Systems
Intuition : Limitations
Authority : Limitations
1) Political correctness... 2)Radical environmentalism... 3)"common…
Intuition... Authority
relies unquestioningly on personal judgement... involves cogniti…
many accept statements based on faith in the authority... scient…
What are the 5 threats to scientific p…
1) Political correctness... 2)Radical environmentalism... 3)"common…
Belief Systems
Intuition... Authority
1 of 10