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Psychology // Module 1 Vocabulary
psychology
basic research
applied research
structuralism
scientific study of behavior and mental processes
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
theory that the structure of conscious experience could be un…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes
basic research
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
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Module 4 Vocabulary- 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…
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Psychology Module 12
recall
recognition
network theory
nodes
Involves retrieving previously learned information without th…
Involves identifying previously learned information with the…
Says that we store related ideas in separate categories calle…
memory files that contain related information organized aroun…
recall
Involves retrieving previously learned information without th…
recognition
Involves identifying previously learned information with the…
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Psychology Module 3 Vocab.
Behavior genetics
Environment
Genes
Nurture
focuses on this key issue- studying the relative effects of g…
every nongenetic influence around us.
the biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes
how your environment impacts you
Behavior genetics
focuses on this key issue- studying the relative effects of g…
Environment
every nongenetic influence around us.
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AP Psychology - Module 7
Descriptive statistics
Histogram
Mode
Mean
Numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…
A bar graph depicting a frequency distribution
The most frequently occurring scores in a distribution
Arithmetic average of a distribution
Descriptive statistics
Numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…
Histogram
A bar graph depicting a frequency distribution
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Module 02 History of Psychology
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Gestalt Psychology
First school of psychology developed by Wilhelm Wundt that us…
A procedure used to study the structure of the mind in which…
An early approach to psychology that concentrated on what the…
A psychological perspective that emphasizes that the mind ten…
Structuralism
First school of psychology developed by Wilhelm Wundt that us…
Introspection
A procedure used to study the structure of the mind in which…
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AP Psychology Module 6 - Developmental 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…
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Psychology Module 7 Vocabulary
Brainstem
Medulla
Reticular formation
Computerized axial tomography
The oldest part and central core of the brain; it begins wher…
located at the base of the brain stem, it controls basic life…
A nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role…
A series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
Brainstem
The oldest part and central core of the brain; it begins wher…
Medulla
located at the base of the brain stem, it controls basic life…
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Psychology - Module 2 vocabulary
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…
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Psychology Module 1 Vocab
Psychology
Clinical Psychologists
Counseling Psychologist
Neuropsychologist
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Psychologists that use their skills as therapists, assessment…
Psychologists that offer counseling to individuals and their…
Psychologists that explore how the structures of the brain wo…
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Clinical Psychologists
Psychologists that use their skills as therapists, assessment…
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Psychology Module 4 Vocabulary
Scientific method
Confirmation Bias
Naturalistic Observation
Case Study
a method of learning about the world through the application…
a tendency to search for information that confirms a preconce…
observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situa…
A research technique in which one person is studied in depth…
Scientific method
a method of learning about the world through the application…
Confirmation Bias
a tendency to search for information that confirms a preconce…
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Psychology Module 5 Vocabulary
Statistics
Frequency Distribution
Measures of Central Tendency
Mode
a comparative, informative tool used in research
A list of scores ordered from highest to lowest
Mode, Median and Mean
The score that occurs most frequently in a distribution
Statistics
a comparative, informative tool used in research
Frequency Distribution
A list of scores ordered from highest to lowest
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Psychology Module 17 Vocabulary
Personality
Sigmund Freud
Psychoanalysis
Psychodynamic Perspective
individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and…
founder of psychoanalysis
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
view of personality that retains some aspects of Freudian the…
Personality
individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and…
Sigmund Freud
founder of psychoanalysis
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Psychology Module 2 Vocab
Wilhelm Wundt
E. B. Titchener
Structuralism
Gestalt Psychology
A German philosopher and physiologist who was among the first…
A student of Wundt who introduced structuralism.
The theory that the structure of conscious experience could b…
a psychological perspective that emphasized our tendency to i…
Wilhelm Wundt
A German philosopher and physiologist who was among the first…
E. B. Titchener
A student of Wundt who introduced structuralism.
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AP Psychology Module 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…
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Plotnik Psychology Module 23
Chuck Elliot
Sheryl Crow
Mood Disorder
Mania vs. Hysteria
Manic depression & Bipolar disorder: at a Las Vegas tech show…
Major depressive disorder: 2 weeks of continually being in a…
a prolonged and disturbed emotional state that affects almost…
Mania is experiencing manic episodes without the depression…
Chuck Elliot
Manic depression & Bipolar disorder: at a Las Vegas tech show…
Sheryl Crow
Major depressive disorder: 2 weeks of continually being in a…
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Psychology- Module 1
structuralism
functionalism
behaviorism
humanistic psychology
early school of thought promoted by Willhelm Wundt and Edward…
early school of thought promoted by William James and influen…
the view that psychology 1) should be an objective science 2)…
historically significant perspective that emphasized human gr…
structuralism
early school of thought promoted by Willhelm Wundt and Edward…
functionalism
early school of thought promoted by William James and influen…
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Psychology Module 10
nervous system
central nervous system (CNS)
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
nerves
The body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
Part of nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal…
Part of the nervous system that consists of the sensory and m…
Bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the centra…
nervous system
The body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
central nervous system (CNS)
Part of nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal…
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Psychology--Module 2
Acetylcholine
Adrenal Gland
Amygdala
Autonomic Nervous System
the most common type of neurotransmitter, activates muscles t…
it produces hormones that help regulate metabolism and immune…
actually 2 areas of the brain (not one) containing lots of ne…
made up of three parts: the sympathetic nervous system, the p…
Acetylcholine
the most common type of neurotransmitter, activates muscles t…
Adrenal Gland
it produces hormones that help regulate metabolism and immune…
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Psychology Module 36
social psychology
social loafing
social facilitation
role
social psychology
social loafing
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Psychology Module 6 Vocabulary
Neuron
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
The cell body of a neuron, which contains the nucleus and oth…
the extension of a neuron through which neural impulses are s…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Dendrite
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
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Psychology module 16
vision
color hue and brightness
eye
retina
energy, sensation, and perception. encounter waves of electro…
Great amplitude, With a high peak, are bright colors when sma…
Light passes through the cornea and the pupil, and gets focus…
light entering eye trigger photochemical reaction in rods and…
vision
energy, sensation, and perception. encounter waves of electro…
color hue and brightness
Great amplitude, With a high peak, are bright colors when sma…
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AP Psychology Module 25
Substance Use Disorder
Psychoactive Drug
Tolerance
Addiction
continued substance craving and use despite significant life…
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods.
the diminishing effect with regular use of the same dose of a…
compulsive craving of drugs or certain behaviors (such as gam…
Substance Use Disorder
continued substance craving and use despite significant life…
Psychoactive Drug
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods.
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Psychology (Modules 9-15)
Types of Neurons
Interneurons
Glial Cells
Parts of a neuron
Sensory Neurons and Motor Neurons
Helps neurons communicate
Helps to support and nourish neurons
Dendrites, Cell body, Axon, Myelin Sheath, Neural Impulse, Te…
Types of Neurons
Sensory Neurons and Motor Neurons
Interneurons
Helps neurons communicate
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Module 1 AP Psychology
Psychology
Behavior
Mental processes
Biases
study of the human mind and behavior.
all outward actions and reactions
all internal activity of the mind
personal judgments based on beliefs rather than facts
Psychology
study of the human mind and behavior.
Behavior
all outward actions and reactions
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Psychology - Module 4 Vocabulary
lesion
brainstem
medulla
thalamus
tissue destruction (naturally or experimentally caused destru…
the oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
the base of the brainstem, controls heartbeat and breathing
the brain's sensory router, located on top of the brainstem;…
lesion
tissue destruction (naturally or experimentally caused destru…
brainstem
the oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
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Exploring Psychology In Modules: Module 10
Development Psychology
Cognitive
Schema
Assimilation
studies physical, cognitive and social change through of life…
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a concept or framework that organizes and interprets informat…
interpreting our new experiences in terms of our existing sch…
Development Psychology
studies physical, cognitive and social change through of life…
Cognitive
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
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Psychology Module 4
Neuron
Whats the relationship between neurons…
How do neurons work? (The process)
What occurs when a neural message is s…
Basic cell that makes up the nervous system. Sends and receiv…
Neurons receive messages from nerves and sends them to the br…
Neurons start in resting potential, negatively charged on the…
The axon terminal button releases neurotransmitters by a flui…
Neuron
Basic cell that makes up the nervous system. Sends and receiv…
Whats the relationship between neurons…
Neurons receive messages from nerves and sends them to the br…
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Psychology Module 27
emotions
James Lange Theory
Cannon Bard Theory
Two Factor theory
Whole- organism responses, involving physiological arousal, e…
The theory that we experience emotion because we are aware of…
The theory that an emotion arousing stimulus simultaneously t…
The theory that to experience emotion we must be physically a…
emotions
Whole- organism responses, involving physiological arousal, e…
James Lange Theory
The theory that we experience emotion because we are aware of…
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Honors Psychology--Module 10
Ability tests
Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory
Big Five (OCEAN)
Collective unconscious
These tests are designed to measure a person's intelligence a…
This theory states that social behavior (any type of behavior…
Personality researchers have proposed that there are five bas…
According to Carl Jung, each person not only has their own un…
Ability tests
These tests are designed to measure a person's intelligence a…
Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory
This theory states that social behavior (any type of behavior…
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Honors Psychology--Module 8
Achievement Test
Algorithm
Aphasia
Aptitude test
a test designed to assess what a person has learned
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
impairment of language, usually caused by left-hemisphere dam…
a test designed to predict a person's future performance; apt…
Achievement Test
a test designed to assess what a person has learned
Algorithm
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
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Honors Psychology--Module 12
Bystander effect
Central route of persuasion
Cognitive dissonance
Compliance
a social phenomenon in which a person (or persons) are less l…
refers to the case whereby people elaborate on a persuasive c…
The existence of dissonance, being psychologically uncomforta…
the tendency to agree to do what is requested especially if t…
Bystander effect
a social phenomenon in which a person (or persons) are less l…
Central route of persuasion
refers to the case whereby people elaborate on a persuasive c…
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Honors Psychology--Module 4
Accommodation
Assimilation
Attachment Theory
Autonomy v Shame and Doubt
According to Piaget's theory, it involves altering one's exis…
According to Piaget, it involves taking in new information or…
centered on the emotional bonds between people and suggests t…
Second stage of Erikson's theory, children at this stage are…
Accommodation
According to Piaget's theory, it involves altering one's exis…
Assimilation
According to Piaget, it involves taking in new information or…
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Psychology Module 8 - Drugs
substance use disorder
psychoactive drug
tolerance
addiction
continued substance craving and use despite significant life…
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods
with repeated use, achieving the desired effect requires larg…
compulsive craving of drugs or certain behaviors (such as gam…
substance use disorder
continued substance craving and use despite significant life…
psychoactive drug
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods
20 terms
Psychology Module 6 Perception
threshold
gestalt psychologists
figure-ground rule
closure rule
A point above which a stimulus is perceived and below which i…
Believed our brains follow a set of rules that specify how in…
States that, in organizing stimuli, we tend to automatically…
States that, in organizing stimuli, we tend to fill in any mi…
threshold
A point above which a stimulus is perceived and below which i…
gestalt psychologists
Believed our brains follow a set of rules that specify how in…
25 terms
Honors Psychology--Module 6
Acquisition
Associative Learning
Behaviorism
Classical Conditioning
n classical conditioning, the initial stage, when one links a…
learning that certain events occur together. The events maybe…
the view that psychology should be an objective science that…
a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
Acquisition
n classical conditioning, the initial stage, when one links a…
Associative Learning
learning that certain events occur together. The events maybe…
20 terms
AP Psychology Module 11
behavior genetics
environment
chromosome
DNA (deoxyribose nucleic acid)
study of relative power and limits of genetic and environment…
every non genetic influence, from pre natal nutrition to the…
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
complex molecule containing the genetic information that make…
behavior genetics
study of relative power and limits of genetic and environment…
environment
every non genetic influence, from pre natal nutrition to the…
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Psychology Module 7 Vocabulary
Occipital Lobe
Temporal lobe
Motor Cortex
Sensory Cortex
The portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the h…
The portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ea…
Strip of brain tissue area at the rear of the frontal lobes t…
A brain area at the front of the parietal lobed that register…
Occipital Lobe
The portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the h…
Temporal lobe
The portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ea…
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AP Psychology Module 20
Audition
Frequency
Pitch
Middle Ear
the sense or act of hearing
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…
Audition
the sense or act of hearing
Frequency
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
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AP Psychology : Module 7
Descriptive statistics
histogram
Central Tendency
mode
Describe a set of data
bar graph
a single score that represents a whole set of scores.
most frequently occurring score
Descriptive statistics
Describe a set of data
histogram
bar graph
56 terms
AP Psychology Module 12, AP Psychology Module 11, AP Psychology Module 9, AP Psychology Module 10
cerebral cortex
glial cells (glia)
frontal lobes
parietal lobes
Intricate fabric of the interconnected neural cells covering…
cells in nervous system support, nourish, and protect neurons…
portion of cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; sp…
portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head a…
cerebral cortex
Intricate fabric of the interconnected neural cells covering…
glial cells (glia)
cells in nervous system support, nourish, and protect neurons…
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Psychology 1000: Module 12
neuron
dendrites
cell body
axon
a nerve (brain) cell
receive information from other neurons and sensory receptors
receives information from dendrites and if enough stimulation…
carries the neurons message to the terminal buttons
neuron
a nerve (brain) cell
dendrites
receive information from other neurons and sensory receptors
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Psychology in Modules - Exam 1
psychology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
the view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empiricism
the view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
17 terms
Honors Psychology--Module 5
Addiction
Altered State
Circadian Rhythm
Consciousness
The dependency on a specific drug.
An altered sense of oneself or their surroundings.
A biological clock; a function of the body that occurs on a 2…
An individual's awareness of themselves and their environment.
Addiction
The dependency on a specific drug.
Altered State
An altered sense of oneself or their surroundings.
26 terms
Honors Psychology--Module 9
Achievement motivation
Adaptation-level phenomenon
Anorexia nervosa
Basal metabolic rate (BMR)
The degree to which a person is motivated internally by a des…
Our tendency to judge things relative to our prior experience.
An eating disorder, most common in adolescent females, in whi…
The body's base rate of energy expenditure when resting
Achievement motivation
The degree to which a person is motivated internally by a des…
Adaptation-level phenomenon
Our tendency to judge things relative to our prior experience.
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Psychology Module 4&5
electrochemical communication system/h…
single cells that make up your nervous…
to receive info from other neurons tha…
branching extensions of a neuron that…
nervous system
neurons
neuron function
dendrite
electrochemical communication system/h…
nervous system
single cells that make up your nervous…
neurons
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PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 1 Module 1 - Minter & Elmhorst
PSYCHOLOGY
HYPOTHESIS
THEORY
BASIC SCIENCE
The scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
A set of assumptions used to explain phenomena and offered fo…
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own…
PSYCHOLOGY
The scientific study of behavior that is tested through scien…
HYPOTHESIS
An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientifi…
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Psychology 1000: Module 14
afferent neurons
efferent neurons
interneurons
somatic nervous system
neurons that carry sensory information from the body to the cns
neurons that carry information out from the cns to the muscle…
neurons that typically have a short axon and serve as a relay…
all the peripheral nerves that transmit formation about body…
afferent neurons
neurons that carry sensory information from the body to the cns
efferent neurons
neurons that carry information out from the cns to the muscle…
17 terms
AP Psychology Module 18
Wavelength
Hue
Intensity
Pupil
The distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the…
The dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength o…
The more energy, the more intensity a wave has. More intensit…
The adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which…
Wavelength
The distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the…
Hue
The dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength o…
30 terms
Psychology Module 5
neuron
dendrites
axon
myelin sheath
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nerves system
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
a fatty tissue layer segmentally encasing the axons of some n…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nerves system
dendrites
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
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