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40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
37 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
49 terms
General Psychology: Social Behavior
Social Facilitation
Social Loafing
Group Conformity
Compliance
one effect on group behavior... presence of others facilitates p…
presence of others impairs behavior
when people yield to real/imagined social pressure
yield to public behavior even though private beliefs differ
Social Facilitation
one effect on group behavior... presence of others facilitates p…
Social Loafing
presence of others impairs behavior
28 terms
General Psychology 100: Behaviorism
Unconditioned Response (UR)
Unconditioned Stimulus (US)
Conditioned Response (CR)
Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
A response elicited by an unconditioned stimulus without prio…
A stimulus that reliably triggers a particular response witho…
A response elicited by an initially neutral stimulus -- the c…
An initially neutral stimulus that comes to elicit a new resp…
Unconditioned Response (UR)
A response elicited by an unconditioned stimulus without prio…
Unconditioned Stimulus (US)
A stimulus that reliably triggers a particular response witho…
31 terms
Psych 1000: General psychology
what is psychology
good science involves
mind
behavior
the study of mind, brain, and behavior
amiable skepticism and critical thinking
-thoughts --> beliefs and attitudes... -feelings --> sadness, an…
actions--> things we do... overt, observable
what is psychology
the study of mind, brain, and behavior
good science involves
amiable skepticism and critical thinking
22 terms
Dr. Storm - General Psychology {Behavior}
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Cognitive learning
Unconditioned response
Associating two stimuli and thus anticipating events. Formula…
Type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if reinfor…
Acquisition of mental information, whether through observing…
Unlearned, naturally occurring response to a stimulus
Classical conditioning
Associating two stimuli and thus anticipating events. Formula…
Operant conditioning
Type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if reinfor…
14 terms
Psych 5 General Psychology
Corpus Callosum
Frontal Lobe
Prefrontal cortex
Wernicke's Area
A neutral bridge consisting of white myelinated fibers that a…
The site of such human qualities as self-awareness, planning,…
Located just behind the forehead, is the seat of the so-calle…
In the temporal lobe, is primarily involved in speech compreh…
Corpus Callosum
A neutral bridge consisting of white myelinated fibers that a…
Frontal Lobe
The site of such human qualities as self-awareness, planning,…
34 terms
General Psychology: Biological Bases of Behavior
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEURONS
PARTS OF A NEURON
CONSISTS OF THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD
CONSISTS OF ALL OTHER CELLS IN THE BODY
BUILDING BLOCKS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
DENDRITE... CELL BODY... AXON... TERMINAL BUTTONS... SYNAPSE... MYELIN SHEAT…
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CONSISTS OF THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CONSISTS OF ALL OTHER CELLS IN THE BODY
136 terms
Psych 1001: General Psychology Fettig Exam 1
Psychology
What makes Psychology science?
Scientific Method
Who founded the first Psychological la…
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes , Inclu…
In order to test a theory, they use the scientific method
-Process that is followed to experiment and study, reduced bi…
Wilhelm Wundt Germany, 1879
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes , Inclu…
What makes Psychology science?
In order to test a theory, they use the scientific method
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General Psychology- Biological Bases of Behavior
Nature vs. Nurture
Genome
Epigenome
Epigentics
A debate of whether a person's development is predisposed in…
The haploid set of chromosomes in a gamete or microorganism,…
A multitude of chemical compounds that can tell the genome wh…
The study of changes in organisms caused by modification of g…
Nature vs. Nurture
A debate of whether a person's development is predisposed in…
Genome
The haploid set of chromosomes in a gamete or microorganism,…
65 terms
General Psych: Psychological Disorders
Medical Model
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M…
Comorbidity
Diathesis-Stress Model
the conceptualization of psychological disorders as diseases…
a classification system that describes the features used to d…
the co-occurrence of two or more disorders in a single indivi…
suggests that a person may be predisposed for a mental disord…
Medical Model
the conceptualization of psychological disorders as diseases…
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M…
a classification system that describes the features used to d…
14 terms
Psychology: Behavior Genetics / Evolutionary Psych
environment
behavior genetics
genome
temperment
every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to people…
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
the complete instructions for making an organism, consisting…
a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
environment
every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to people…
behavior genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
51 terms
AP Psych Behavioral/learning Psychology
Classical Conditioning
associative learning
Learning
Behaviorism
learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli.
learning that certain events occur together
relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to…
View that psychology should be an objective science that stud…
Classical Conditioning
learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli.
associative learning
learning that certain events occur together
47 terms
General Psychology (PSYCH - Chapter 2)
The belief that accurate knowledge can…
A set of principals about the appropri…
Idn al-Haytham (965-1039)
A hypothetical explanation of a natura…
Define Empiricism
What is the Scientific Method?
Who was the father of the Scientific Method?
Define Theory
The belief that accurate knowledge can…
Define Empiricism
A set of principals about the appropri…
What is the Scientific Method?
22 terms
General Psychology chapter 2 (BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR)
Define Medbrain
Define Forebrain
Define Hindbrain
Define Corpus Callosum
Contains structures involved in processing visual and auditor…
Uppermost and largest brain region. contains corpus callosum…
Region at base of brain that connects the brain to the spinal…
Think band of axons connection the two hemispheres of the cer…
Define Medbrain
Contains structures involved in processing visual and auditor…
Define Forebrain
Uppermost and largest brain region. contains corpus callosum…
63 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2: Behavioral Neuroscience
Evolutionary Psychology
Natural Selection
Behavioral Neuroscience
Stimulus
An area of psychology that is interested in looking for the a…
According to Charles Darwin, the process by which inherited c…
A general term encompassing a range of disciplines such as ne…
Environmental feature that provokes a response from an organism
Evolutionary Psychology
An area of psychology that is interested in looking for the a…
Natural Selection
According to Charles Darwin, the process by which inherited c…
82 terms
General Psychology: Study Two Types of Behavior
What is the study of mental processes…
What type of behavior is observable ac…
What type of behavior is hidden intern…
What is the effect of being watched ca…
Psychology
Overt behavior
Covert
Hawthorne effect
What is the study of mental processes…
Psychology
What type of behavior is observable ac…
Overt behavior
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Psychology and Behavior Vocab- IB Psych
Bidirectional
Interactionalist approach
Nature vs. nurture
Reductionist
Biology can affect cognition and cognition can affect biology
Holistic view of human behavior, not solely either nature or…
Biological vs. environmental factors determine how we act
Micro-level of research, breaking down complex human behavior…
Bidirectional
Biology can affect cognition and cognition can affect biology
Interactionalist approach
Holistic view of human behavior, not solely either nature or…
119 terms
Psych 2- Behavioral Psychology (2)
Forebrain, Midbrain, Hindbrain
Medulla
Hindbrain
Cerebellum
The three main subdivisions of the human brain are the
Controls vital bodily functions such as breathing and heart r…
Medulla
Body Balance, coordinated movement
Forebrain, Midbrain, Hindbrain
The three main subdivisions of the human brain are the
Medulla
Controls vital bodily functions such as breathing and heart r…
75 terms
Psych ch 6 Behavioral Psychology
Acquisition
Avoidance Conditioning
Escape Conditioning
Behaviorism
The initial stage of the learning or conditioning process. Du…
Training an organism to withdraw from or prevent an unpleasan…
Training an organism to remove or terminate an unpleasant sti…
Psychology should be a science based on observable (and only…
Acquisition
The initial stage of the learning or conditioning process. Du…
Avoidance Conditioning
Training an organism to withdraw from or prevent an unpleasan…
68 terms
AP Psych: Learning/Behavioral Psychology
learning
habituation
associative learning
stimulus
A relatively permanent change in an organism as a result of e…
The decrease in response to a stimulus due to repetition.
The process by which someone learns an association between tw…
An energy change (such as light or sound) which is registered…
learning
A relatively permanent change in an organism as a result of e…
habituation
The decrease in response to a stimulus due to repetition.
83 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain and Behavior
Neuroscience
Complexity
Integration
Adaptability
The scientific study of the nervous system.
Billions of interconnected cells (Neurons) in the brain carry…
Steven Hyman (2001) came up with this idea because the brain…
Plasticity- the brain's special capacity for change.
Neuroscience
The scientific study of the nervous system.
Complexity
Billions of interconnected cells (Neurons) in the brain carry…
90 terms
Psych 2- Behavioral Psychology (3)
psychophysiscs
Transduction
absolute threshold
difference threshold
The relationship between the physical stimulus and the sensor…
__________________ involves converting physical energy into n…
The level at which a stimulus is detected at least 50% of the…
Being able to detect the difference between two different fre…
psychophysiscs
The relationship between the physical stimulus and the sensor…
Transduction
__________________ involves converting physical energy into n…
30 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2 - Brain and Behavior
sensory neuron
motor neuron
interneurons
acetylcholine
(afferent neuron) a neuron that carries information from sens…
(efferent neuron) a neuron that carries messages from brain t…
specialized neurons in spinal cord that control reflexes
movement, learning, memory (Alzheimers)
sensory neuron
(afferent neuron) a neuron that carries information from sens…
motor neuron
(efferent neuron) a neuron that carries messages from brain t…
113 terms
Psych 20- Personal and Behavioral Psychology
Personality
Extraversion
Neurotism
Openness to experience
Refers to an individual's unique constellation of consistent…
Outgoing, sociable, upbeat, friendly, assertive, and gregario…
Anxious, hostile, self-conscious, insecure, and vulnerable. O…
Curiosity, flexibility, vivid fantasy, imaginativeness, artis…
Personality
Refers to an individual's unique constellation of consistent…
Extraversion
Outgoing, sociable, upbeat, friendly, assertive, and gregario…
22 terms
General Psychology - Behavior in Social and Cultural Context
norms (social)
role
culture
entrapment
Rules that regulate social life, inclluding explicit laws and…
A given social position that is governed by a set of norms fo…
a program of shared rules that govern the behavior of people…
A gradual process in which individuals escalate their commitm…
norms (social)
Rules that regulate social life, inclluding explicit laws and…
role
A given social position that is governed by a set of norms fo…
58 terms
7A Psych: Biology and Psychology of Behavior
personality
self concept
self discrepancy theory
Identity
the amalgamation of characteristics and qualities that come t…
our understanding of ourself and our personalities
holds that every person actually has three conception of self…
the relationship between self-concept with the social groups…
personality
the amalgamation of characteristics and qualities that come t…
self concept
our understanding of ourself and our personalities
10 terms
Psych: Behavior Genetics And Evolutionary Psychology
Behavior Genetics
Chromosomes
DNA
Genes
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Segments of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein
Behavior Genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Chromosomes
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
51 terms
GRE Psych - psychological/behavioral neuroscience
Physiological psychology
Content physiological/behavioral neuro…
Neurons and glial cells
Central nervous system (CNS): two parts
Is the study of essential biology involved in the study of th…
12 to 14%... - neurons - states of consciousness - sensory stru…
Are the two kinds of cells in the nervous system. ... Neurons,…
Brain and spinal cord... Sensory (afferent) and motor (efferent…
Physiological psychology
Is the study of essential biology involved in the study of th…
Content physiological/behavioral neuro…
12 to 14%... - neurons - states of consciousness - sensory stru…
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Psych: Abnormal behaviors/ psychological disorders
What is the Diagnostic and statistical…
Does every psychological disorder look…
what are three weakness of the DMS
what approach does the DSM take? What…
The DSM is a book that specific criteria for each physiologic…
no, their is no specific symptoms that occur when people have…
-labels to many conditions as "mental illnesses... -It has no tr…
DSM takes an axial approach. This means that the DSM does loo…
What is the Diagnostic and statistical…
The DSM is a book that specific criteria for each physiologic…
Does every psychological disorder look…
no, their is no specific symptoms that occur when people have…
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AP Psych: Biological Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience
thalamus
hypothalamus
cerebral cortex
corpus callosum
relays information from sensory organs to the cerebral cortex…
regulates body temperature, thirst, hunger, sleeping and walk…
contains cingulate cortex; folded more in humans and other ma…
a thick rough band of neural fibers that connects the two cer…
thalamus
relays information from sensory organs to the cerebral cortex…
hypothalamus
regulates body temperature, thirst, hunger, sleeping and walk…
39 terms
General Psych chapter 2: The Brain, body, and behavior
nervous system
neuron
Santiago Ramon y Cajal
motor neurons
a complex biological system designed for communication
plays principal role in allowing communication to take place…
important founder of the field of neuroscience, discovered th…
main channel of communication to the muscles and organs of th…
nervous system
a complex biological system designed for communication
neuron
plays principal role in allowing communication to take place…
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General Psychology Chapter 3--Neuroscience and Behavior
neurons 神经元
cell body 细胞体
dendrite
axon 轴突
cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another…
coordinates the information-processing tasks and keeps the ce…
the part of a neuron that receives information from other neu…
the part of a neuron that transmits information to other neur…
neurons 神经元
cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another…
cell body 细胞体
coordinates the information-processing tasks and keeps the ce…
66 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2- Biological Foundations of Behavior
Neuron
Soma
Dendrite
Axon
Fundamental building block of the nervous system
Main body of the cell; contains the nucleus
Treelike structure where the information is received; "dockin…
Carries the information or messages towards other regions
Neuron
Fundamental building block of the nervous system
Soma
Main body of the cell; contains the nucleus
24 terms
General Psychology MyPsychLab Exam 14
Of the following mental disorders, whi…
A child who witnessed the death of his…
The most dominant symptom of a(n) ____…
_________ results from exposure to a m…
phobic disorders
Posttraumatic stress disorder
anxiety
Acute stress disorder
Of the following mental disorders, whi…
phobic disorders
A child who witnessed the death of his…
Posttraumatic stress disorder
13 terms
PSYCH 15.1: Abnormal Behavior general concept
medical model
diagnosis
etiology
prognosis
abnormal behavior is a disease
distinguishing one illness from another
cause of an illness
forecast about the probable course of an illness
medical model
abnormal behavior is a disease
diagnosis
distinguishing one illness from another
General Psychology - Behavior in Social and Cultural Context
norms (social)
role
culture
entrapment
Rules that regulate social life, inclluding explicit laws and…
A given social position that is governed by a set of norms fo…
a program of shared rules that govern the behavior of people…
A gradual process in which individuals escalate their commitm…
norms (social)
Rules that regulate social life, inclluding explicit laws and…
role
A given social position that is governed by a set of norms fo…
18 terms
The Biology of Behavior Chapter:3-5. General Psychology
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 neurons bushy, branching extensions that receive messages a…
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
63 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2: Behavioral Neuroscience
Evolutionary Psychology
Natural Selection
Behavioral Neuroscience
Stimulus
An area of psychology that is interested in looking for the a…
According to Charles Darwin, the process by which inherited c…
A general term encompassing a range of disciplines such as ne…
Environmental feature that provokes a response from an organism
Evolutionary Psychology
An area of psychology that is interested in looking for the a…
Natural Selection
According to Charles Darwin, the process by which inherited c…
13 terms
1. General Psychology (Behavior, Research, Brain)
Levels of Behavior (5)
Naturalistic Observation (Pros & Cons)
Case Study (Pros & Cons)
Survey (Pros & Cons)
1. biological... 2. psychological... 3. basic social interactions... 4…
Pros: specific, natural... Cons: behavior of subject might chang…
Pros: multiple people in different scenarios... Cons: can't gene…
Pros: wide response, easy results... Cons: inconsistent responses
Levels of Behavior (5)
1. biological... 2. psychological... 3. basic social interactions... 4…
Naturalistic Observation (Pros & Cons)
Pros: specific, natural... Cons: behavior of subject might chang…
83 terms
General Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain and Behavior
Neuroscience
Complexity
Integration
Adaptability
The scientific study of the nervous system.
Billions of interconnected cells (Neurons) in the brain carry…
Steven Hyman (2001) came up with this idea because the brain…
Plasticity- the brain's special capacity for change.
Neuroscience
The scientific study of the nervous system.
Complexity
Billions of interconnected cells (Neurons) in the brain carry…
12 terms
AP PSYCH 3C Genetics, Evolutionary, Psychology, and Behavior
Behavior Genetics
Chromosomes
DNA
Genome
Genetic and environmental influences on behavior.
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain genes.
(Deoxyribonucleic acid)... A complex molecule containing the gen…
The complete instructions for making an organism, consisting…
Behavior Genetics
Genetic and environmental influences on behavior.
Chromosomes
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain genes.
General Psychology - Chapter Two - Neuroscience & Behavior
Biopsychology
Nervous System
Neuron
Dendrites
Focuses on the biological basis of behavior
Communication network that uses electrical impulses as well a…
Nerve cell; Basic elements of the nervous systems; as many as…
Clusters of fibers that receive messages from other neurons
Biopsychology
Focuses on the biological basis of behavior
Nervous System
Communication network that uses electrical impulses as well a…
71 terms
PSYCH 101- General Psychology Chapter 1
Define Psychology
Define Mind
Define Behavior
Who was William James? (1842-1910)
The scientific study of mind and behavior.
Private inner experience
Observable actions of human beings and nonhuman animals.
First to take a scientific approach to psychology.
Define Psychology
The scientific study of mind and behavior.
Define Mind
Private inner experience
48 terms
General Psych - Chapter 2 - Neuroscience and Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
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 fiver…
Biological Psychology
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
Neuron
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
13 terms
general psychology - anxiety, fear and obsessive behavior
repeated attacks of anxiety which are…
involves sweating, rapid heart beat, d…
repeated attacks of anxiety following…
include hypertensive to sound and ligh…
panic disorder
symptoms of panic disorder
post traumatic stress disorder
symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder
repeated attacks of anxiety which are…
panic disorder
involves sweating, rapid heart beat, d…
symptoms of panic disorder
12 terms
Intro to General Psychology Unit 1 - PSYCH 1101
Schools of Psychology
Nature/Nurture
Founders of the Schools
Women of Psychology
Functionalism, Structuralism, Behaviorism, Humanism, Gestalt
Nature: Plato, Descartes, Rousseau, Darwin, Galton ... Nurture:…
Edward Thichener - Structualrism... Functionalism: William James…
- Mary Calkins - 1st woman APA president, no P.hD, guest - -…
Schools of Psychology
Functionalism, Structuralism, Behaviorism, Humanism, Gestalt
Nature/Nurture
Nature: Plato, Descartes, Rousseau, Darwin, Galton ... Nurture:…
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