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58 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
48 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
48 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
42 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
hostile aggression
foot-in-the-door phenomenon
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: being mean or violent to another for the sake of causing…
def: the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
fundamental attribution error
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
45 terms
AP Psychology - Developmental Psych
developmental psychology
zygote
germinal stage
embryonic stage
the study of continuity and change across the life span
a single cell that contains chromosomes from both a sperm and…
the 2 week period of prenatal development hat begins at conce…
the period of prenatal development that blasts from the secon…
developmental psychology
the study of continuity and change across the life span
zygote
a single cell that contains chromosomes from both a sperm and…
42 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social thinking
Attribution theory
Fundamental attribution error
studies how we think about, influence, and relate to one anot…
How we think about others, especially when they engage in doi…
(Fritz Heider) suggests how we explain someone's behaviour -…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behaviou…
Social Psychology
studies how we think about, influence, and relate to one anot…
Social thinking
How we think about others, especially when they engage in doi…
24 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
1. Behaviorism
2. Biopsychological perspective
3. Cognitive neuroscience
4. Cognitive perspective
the science of behavior that focuses on observable behavior o…
perspective that attributes human and animal behavior to biol…
study of the physical change in the brain and the nervous sys…
modern perspective that focuses on memory, intelligence, perc…
1. Behaviorism
the science of behavior that focuses on observable behavior o…
2. Biopsychological perspective
perspective that attributes human and animal behavior to biol…
59 terms
AP Psych- Abnormal Psychology
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Medical model
DSM-IV-TR
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
Mental illness needs to be diagnosed on the basis of it's sym…
Widely used system for classifying psychological disorders
Psychological disorder
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
52 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Perception
Impression Formation
Social Schema
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
process of developing an opinion or impression of another per…
mental image or representation that we use to understand our…
Social Psychology
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
Social Perception
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
103 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Stereotypes
Attractive
Illusory Correlation
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
A person who is ____ are seen as more sociable, friendly, poi…
occurs when people overestimate how often they have encounter…
Social Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Stereotypes
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
53 terms
AP Psych CH 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…
63 terms
AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
identical twins
fraternal twins
zygote
embryo
have the same DNA; comes from the same egg
have different DNA; come from different eggs and sperm
fertilized egg; first stage of prenatal development
forms two weeks after conception; second stage of prenatal de…
identical twins
have the same DNA; comes from the same egg
fraternal twins
have different DNA; come from different eggs and sperm
12 terms
AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
developmental psychology
maturation
nature v nuture
heredity
psychology that deals with the maturation of human beings fro…
automatic orderly consequential process of development; happe…
genetics v environment influence; way to explain behavior
what is contained in your genes
developmental psychology
psychology that deals with the maturation of human beings fro…
maturation
automatic orderly consequential process of development; happe…
56 terms
AP PSYCH BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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 extension of a neuron that receives mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
Biological Psychology
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
46 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
18 terms
Developmental Psychology AP Psych.
developmental psychology
nature vs. nurture
genetics
scheme
the study of age -related changes in behavior & neutral proce…
Nature : refers to heredity; the influence of inherited chara…
the science of inherited traits.
a concept or framework that organizes and intercepts info.
developmental psychology
the study of age -related changes in behavior & neutral proce…
nature vs. nurture
Nature : refers to heredity; the influence of inherited chara…
49 terms
AP Psych Ch 1 History of Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Introspection
William James
Functionalism
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in…
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
1842-1910; Field: functionalism; Contributions: studied how h…
a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
Wilhelm Wundt
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in…
Introspection
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
52 terms
AP Psych ch 14 Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
37 terms
AP Psych - Social Psychology
attitude
mere exposure effect
central route
cognitive dissonance theory
a set of beliefs and feelings
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
deeply processing the content of the message
people are motivated to have consistent attitudes and behavior
attitude
a set of beliefs and feelings
mere exposure effect
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
49 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
32 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Perception
Self Schema
Stereotypes
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
mental image or representation that we form of ourselves
oversimplified generalizations about the characteristics, att…
Social Psychology
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
Social Perception
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
59 terms
AP Psych- Abnormal Psychology
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Medical model
DSM-IV-TR
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
Mental illness needs to be diagnosed on the basis of it's sym…
Widely used system for classifying psychological disorders
Psychological disorder
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
64 terms
AP Psych (Bio-psychology)
medulla
cerebellum
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
controls heart rate, breathing, blood pressure (autonomic fun…
coordinates muscle movement and balance
abstract though, emotional control, logic
receives sensory information, sensory cortex
medulla
controls heart rate, breathing, blood pressure (autonomic fun…
cerebellum
coordinates muscle movement and balance
42 terms
AP Psych: 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…
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…
73 terms
AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
developmental psychology
Continuity vs stages
stability vs change
zygote
the scientific study of how and why human beings change over…
is development a gradual process or a sequence of stages
do our early personality traits continue through life or do w…
fertilized egg cell
developmental psychology
the scientific study of how and why human beings change over…
Continuity vs stages
is development a gradual process or a sequence of stages
52 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Perception
Impression Formation
Social Schema
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
process of developing an opinion or impression of another per…
mental image or representation that we use to understand our…
Social Psychology
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
Social Perception
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
36 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…
71 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…
37 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…
19 terms
AP Psychology: Subfields of psych
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive and Perceptual Psychologists
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychologists
Assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders
study human perception, thinking, and memory
work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, or…
help people recognize their strengths and resources to cope w…
Clinical Psychology
Assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders
Cognitive and Perceptual Psychologists
study human perception, thinking, and memory
64 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
Napolitan and Goethals
scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate…
theory that we can explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
tendency for observers, when analyzing others' behavior, to u…
psychologists that demonstrate the fundamental attribution er…
social psychology
scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate…
attribution theory
theory that we can explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
67 terms
AP Psychology - Abnormal Psych and Treatment
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
Medical model
DSM-5
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…
67 terms
AP Psychology - Abnormal Psych and Treatment
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
Medical model
DSM-5
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…
77 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
Person perception
Stereotypes
illusory correlation
ingroup
the process of forming impressions of others
widely held beliefs that people have certain characteristics…
when people estimate that they have encountered more conforma…
a group that one belongs to and identifies with (view favorab…
Person perception
the process of forming impressions of others
Stereotypes
widely held beliefs that people have certain characteristics…
61 terms
AP PSYCH BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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 extension of a neuron that receives mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
Biological Psychology
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
65 terms
AP psych development psychology
Developmental psych
3 major areas of focus
3 main methods of research
Premature
Study of physical, mental, social changes throughout the huma…
Nature vs nurture, continuity & stages, stability & change
Longitudinal studies, cross-sectional studies (studies group…
Brain mostly develops in womb. If premature brain may not be…
Developmental psych
Study of physical, mental, social changes throughout the huma…
3 major areas of focus
Nature vs nurture, continuity & stages, stability & change
45 terms
AP Psychology: Social Psych
social psychology
attribution theory
dispositional attribution
situational attribution
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
theory that suggests how we explain someone's behavior by cre…
attributing one's behavior to his or her personality; for exa…
attributing one's behavior to an outside factor; for example,…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
theory that suggests how we explain someone's behavior by cre…
6 terms
ap psych- gestalt psychology
picture and ground
proximity
closure
similarity
object being looked at vs. background
things near to each other belong together
people want to create a sense of illusion
people group stimuli that are similar
picture and ground
object being looked at vs. background
proximity
things near to each other belong together
30 terms
AP Psych - Social Psychology
Aggression
Altruism
Attitude
Attribution
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.…
Unselfish regard for the welfare of others... Giving your leftov…
Feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
A theory that supposes that one attempts to understand the be…
Aggression
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.…
Altruism
Unselfish regard for the welfare of others... Giving your leftov…
50 terms
AP Psych 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…
24 terms
Abnormal Psychology- AP PSYCH
antidepressant drugs
anti-psychotic drugs
client centered therapy
cognitive therapy
relieve psychic depression
powerful tranquilizers used for psychosis
Carl Rogers- client speaks and therapist supports
negative patterns to unwanted behaviors
antidepressant drugs
relieve psychic depression
anti-psychotic drugs
powerful tranquilizers used for psychosis
58 terms
AP Psych: 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…
61 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Peripheral Route to Persuasion
Central Route to Persuasion
Theory explaining someone's behavior by crediting either the…
Tendency for observers when analyzing others behaviors too un…
Occurs when people are influenced by incidental cues (attract…
Occurs when interested people are influenced by speakers attr…
Attribution Theory
Theory explaining someone's behavior by crediting either the…
Fundamental Attribution Error
Tendency for observers when analyzing others behaviors too un…
AP Psych Unit 2 (Biological Psychology)
Neurons
Biological Psychology
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
Neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Biological Psychology
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
58 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
48 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
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