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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
51 terms
AP Psychology - Social Psych Vocabulary
Philip Zimbardo
Stanley Milgram
Solomon Asch
Leon Festinger
Conducted 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, testing behavior o…
Studen of Solomon Asch, conducted Milgram experiment which so…
Studied conformity; tested how young males will act to fit in…
American social psychologist; known for cognitive dissonance…
Philip Zimbardo
Conducted 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, testing behavior o…
Stanley Milgram
Studen of Solomon Asch, conducted Milgram experiment which so…
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…
29 terms
AP PSYCH: Social Psychology Vocabulary
social psychology
conformity
informational social influence
normative social influence
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
influence stemming from the need for information in situation…
influence stemming from our desire to gain the approval and t…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
conformity
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
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…
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…
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
30 terms
Holt Psychology - AP Psych Chapter 4 Vocabulary
sensation
perception
absolute threshold
difference threshold
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed
minimum amount of difference that can be detected between two…
sensation
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
perception
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
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…
26 terms
Holt Psychology - AP Psych Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Consciousness
Selective attention
Preconscious
Unconscious
awareness of things inside and outside ourselves
focusing of attention on a particular stimulus
description of information that is not conscious but is retri…
information stored is unavailable to awareness under most cir…
Consciousness
awareness of things inside and outside ourselves
Selective attention
focusing of attention on a particular stimulus
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…
30 terms
Holt Psychology - AP Psych Chapter 2 Vocabulary
case study
experiment
experimental group
variable
in depth investigation on a group or individual
specific procedure to determine whether certain variable mani…
group that recieves the treatment
factor(s) that change or vary
case study
in depth investigation on a group or individual
experiment
specific procedure to determine whether certain variable mani…
29 terms
Holt Psychology - AP Psych Chapter 3 Vocabulary
limbic system
myelin
synapse
axon
involves memory, emotion, hunger, sex and aggression
speeds the transmission of messages
junction between the axon terminals of one neuron and the den…
carries messages away
limbic system
involves memory, emotion, hunger, sex and aggression
myelin
speeds the transmission of messages
38 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology Vocabulary
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 creating eith…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often based on our beliefs, that 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 creating eith…
29 terms
AP PSYCH: Social Psychology Vocabulary
social psychology
conformity
informational social influence
normative social influence
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
influence stemming from the need for information in situation…
influence stemming from our desire to gain the approval and t…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
conformity
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
41 terms
AP Psych Social psychology vocabulary
Social psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental attribution theory
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 u…
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…
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…
116 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Are impressions accurate?
Stereotypes
Attractive
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Impressions are not accurate due to biases and fallacies
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
A person who is ____ are seen as more sociable, friendly, poi…
Social Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Are impressions accurate?
Impressions are not accurate due to biases and fallacies
29 terms
AP PSYCH: Social Psychology Vocabulary
social psychology
conformity
informational social influence
normative social influence
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
influence stemming from the need for information in situation…
influence stemming from our desire to gain the approval and t…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we influence one another's behavi…
conformity
a change in behavior, belief, or both to conform to a group n…
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…
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 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…
42 terms
AP Psychology Developmental Psych Vocabulary
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…
27 terms
Social Psychology Vocabulary (AP Psych)
altruism
attitude
attribution theory
bystander effect
unselfish regard for the welfare of others
feelings, often based on our beliefs, that predispose us to r…
theory suggests how we explain someone's behavior - by credit…
the tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to giv…
altruism
unselfish regard for the welfare of others
attitude
feelings, often based on our beliefs, that predispose us to r…
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
36 terms
EHS AP Psychology Unit 13 - Treatment of Psych Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
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…
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
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…
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
42 terms
AP Psych. Chapter 14 Social Psychology Vocabulary
Social Psychology
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Subordinate Goals
Attribution Theory
the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relat…
an expectation that causes you to act in ways that make that…
shared goals that override differences among people and requi…
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
Social Psychology
the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relat…
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
an expectation that causes you to act in ways that make that…
AP Psychology Unit 14: Social Psych Vocabulary
Attitude
Mere Exposure Effect
Central Route to Persuasion
Peripheral Route to Persuasion
a set of beliefs and feelings
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
involves deeply processing the content of the message, such a…
involves other aspects of the message including the character…
Attitude
a set of beliefs and feelings
Mere Exposure Effect
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
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…
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…
21 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 16 Psych Disorders
psychological disorder
medical model
bio-psycho-social perspective
DSM-IV
a "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
a contemporary perspective which assumes that biological, psy…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
a "harmful dysfunction" in which behavior is judged to be aty…
medical model
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
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