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Psychology 1
Humanistic perspective
Psychoanalytical perspective
Behaviorist perspective
Cognitive perspective
Promotes the idea that people can reach their full potential…
Psychological disorders stem from childhood conflicts... focuses…
Assumes that abnormal behaviors are learned responses
A person's thoughts and beliefs are central to psychological…
Humanistic perspective
Promotes the idea that people can reach their full potential…
Psychoanalytical perspective
Psychological disorders stem from childhood conflicts... focuses…
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(Psychology 1) #3 Brain Unit
Dendrites
Axon
Soma
Myelin Sheath
the part of a neuron that receives messages from other neurons
the body of a neuron that allows the message to travel down
the cell body that processes nutrients and provide energy for…
a white fatty layer or "skin" wrapped around the axon that ca…
Dendrites
the part of a neuron that receives messages from other neurons
Axon
the body of a neuron that allows the message to travel down
Psychology Chapter 1
physiological
cognitive
psychology
Scientific Method
physical needs: sleep, hunger.
having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental…
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes through…
A systematic approach used in scientific study that typically…
physiological
physical needs: sleep, hunger.
cognitive
having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental…
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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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Psychology Chapter 1 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 conclusions
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 conclusions
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Psychology 1.1
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Having to do with an organism's thinking & understanding
Scientific study of behavior tested through research
An assumption or prediction about behavior tested through res…
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking & understanding
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Psychology 1.1.2
Strucuralist
Introspection
Functionalist
Psychoanalyst
A psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental…
A method of self-observation in which someone reports on thei…
A psychologist who studies the function (rather than the stru…
A psychologist who studies unconscious motives and conflicts…
Strucuralist
A psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental…
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which someone reports on thei…
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(Psychology 1) #5 Learning Unit
Learning
Pavlov
Classical Conditioning
Watson
a process that produces an enduring change... Process includes…
Develops the theory of Classical Conditioning
A type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
Develops the theory of Behaviorism by applying Classical Cond…
Learning
a process that produces an enduring change... Process includes…
Pavlov
Develops the theory of Classical Conditioning
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(Psychology 1) #7 Development
Development
Socialization
Cognitive Development
Social Development
Defined: tries to understand the way people change and remain…
defined: adapting behaviors accepted by your culture
Development of Mental activities including thinking, knowing,…
Learn the process of Socialization
Development
Defined: tries to understand the way people change and remain…
Socialization
defined: adapting behaviors accepted by your culture
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(Psychology 1) #2 Research & Statistics
Empirical Approach
Hindsight Bias
Overconfidence
Theory
Research that uses of the scientific method and provides empi…
You believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have f…
People feel they know more than they actually do
an idea that describes a behavior/s
Empirical Approach
Research that uses of the scientific method and provides empi…
Hindsight Bias
You believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have f…
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psychology 1
biochemistry
biofeedback
branch
classical conditioning
biyokimyacı
nöroterapi
branş
klasik şartlanma
biochemistry
biyokimyacı
biofeedback
nöroterapi
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Psychology 1
Limbic system
Neocortex
Primitive brain
corpus callosum
Intermediate brain (paleopallium). Emotions
Rational brain (neopallium). Intellectual tasks
(archipallium) self preservation, aggression
connects the hemispheres
Limbic system
Intermediate brain (paleopallium). Emotions
Neocortex
Rational brain (neopallium). Intellectual tasks
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Psychology Chapter 1 Review
American Psychology Association
Behaviorism
Biopsychology
Biopsychosocial Model
Professional organization representing psychologists in the U…
Focus on observing and controlling behavior
Study of how biology influences behavior
Perspective that asserts that biology, psychology, and social…
American Psychology Association
Professional organization representing psychologists in the U…
Behaviorism
Focus on observing and controlling behavior
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Mathematical concepts in Psychology -Component 1
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>
Less than....
Greater than....
Greater than or equal to
Less than or equal to
<
Less than....
>
Greater than....
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AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
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Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
psychology
science
behavior
mental processes
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
the use of systematic methods to observe the natural world, i…
everything we do that can be directly observed.
the thoughts, feelings, and motives that people experience pr…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
science
the use of systematic methods to observe the natural world, i…
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Psychology 1
Critical thinking
trigger mechanism for creative thinking
Eight guideline for evaluating psychol…
assumptions
the ability and willingness to assess claims and make objecti…
the disposition to be curious, to wonder and to inquire.
1. Ask Questions- be willing to wonder... 2 Define your terms... 3…
beliefs that are taken for granted.
Critical thinking
the ability and willingness to assess claims and make objecti…
trigger mechanism for creative thinking
the disposition to be curious, to wonder and to inquire.
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psychology 1
3 processes of memory... ESR
Memory is....
Learning is....
Encoding
Encoding ... Storage ... Retrieval
storage and retrieval of information
- A relatively long-lasting Change in behavior resulting from…
initial process of memory creation, including sensation and t…
3 processes of memory... ESR
Encoding ... Storage ... Retrieval
Memory is....
storage and retrieval of information
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psychology 1
psychology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalist
the study of how we think feel or act
the view that knowledge originates in experience via senses a…
to explore the elemental structure of the human mind
school of psychology that focuses on how mental and behaviora…
psychology
the study of how we think feel or act
empiricism
the view that knowledge originates in experience via senses a…
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Psychology 1
Visual Cues
Sensory adaptation
Webers law and threshold
Absolute threshold of sensation
depth, form, motion, constancy ... 1. Binocular Cues: need both…
- change in sensitivity of a perception of a sensation ... 1. he…
the threshold at which you are able to notice a change in any…
minimum intensity required to detect a stimulus 50% of the ti…
Visual Cues
depth, form, motion, constancy ... 1. Binocular Cues: need both…
Sensory adaptation
- change in sensitivity of a perception of a sensation ... 1. he…
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(Psychology 1) #4 Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Olfaction
Gustation
Process by which your sensory systems eyes, ears, and other s…
Process by which we organize and interpret incoming sensory i…
Smelling
Tasting
Sensation
Process by which your sensory systems eyes, ears, and other s…
Perception
Process by which we organize and interpret incoming sensory i…
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Psychology 1
Case Study
Naturalistic observation
Hawthorne Effeft
Correlation
The study of one person or one group over a long period of ti…
an attempt to observe the subject in their natural habitat or…
A change in the subject's behavior when they know they are be…
Where two or more events occur together
Case Study
The study of one person or one group over a long period of ti…
Naturalistic observation
an attempt to observe the subject in their natural habitat or…
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psychology #1
Structuralism
Functionalism
Introspection
3 main levels of analysis
mental processes, reactions to events, describing thoughts
how does the mind allow people to function in their enviornment
describing thoughts
1. biological... 2. psychological... 3. social
Structuralism
mental processes, reactions to events, describing thoughts
Functionalism
how does the mind allow people to function in their enviornment
Psychology1
wstać rano
wyjść z domu
dotrzeć do pracy
iść do domu
get up
leave home
get to work
go home
wstać rano
get up
wyjść z domu
leave home
Psychology1
Functionalism
Introspection
Behaviorism
Behavioral Perspective
A school of psychology... that focused on how our mental and... beh…
Looking forward.... The examination or observation of ones own m…
The view that psychology should be an objective science that…
Attempts to determine which external stimuli triggers angry r…
Functionalism
A school of psychology... that focused on how our mental and... beh…
Introspection
Looking forward.... The examination or observation of ones own m…
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AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
structuralism
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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Psychology #1
Wilhelm Wundt
Structuralism
Introspection
Edward B. Titchener
Created the first psychology lab, credited as being the found…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A method of self-observation in which participants report the…
Father of Structuralism, Student of Wundt
Wilhelm Wundt
Created the first psychology lab, credited as being the found…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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Psychology Unit 1 - Introduction to Psychology
Psychology
Structuralism
Gestalt Theory
Functionalism
The science of behavior and mental processes
Theory that looks at the basic elements of thoughts and sensa…
A Psychological Perspective that emphasized human tendency to…
Theory that focused on the functions of consciousness and the…
Psychology
The science of behavior and mental processes
Structuralism
Theory that looks at the basic elements of thoughts and sensa…
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Psychology 1
Memory:
When you see MEMORY think:
When you see LEARNING think:
ENCODING
Involves three distinct processes: Encoding, Storage, and Ret…
STORAGE and RETRIEVAL of information.
A relatively long-lasting CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR.
The initial process of memory creation, including sensation a…
Memory:
Involves three distinct processes: Encoding, Storage, and Ret…
When you see MEMORY think:
STORAGE and RETRIEVAL of information.
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Chapter 1 Fields of Psychology
Environmental Psychologist
Forensic Psychologist
Sport Psychologist
Quantitative Psychologist
Psychologists who study the effects of the physical environme…
Psychologists who assist in jury selection, evaluate defendan…
Psychologists who explore the relationships between athletic…
Psychologists who develop and use statistical tools to analyz…
Environmental Psychologist
Psychologists who study the effects of the physical environme…
Forensic Psychologist
Psychologists who assist in jury selection, evaluate defendan…
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Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
psychology
science
behavior
mental processes
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
the use of systematic methods to observe the natural world, i…
everything we do that can be directly observed.
the thoughts, feelings, and motives that people experience pr…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
science
the use of systematic methods to observe the natural world, i…
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Psychology chapter 1
Psychology
Bias
Placebo Effect
The Case Study
The study of behavior and mental processes in both animals an…
Beliefs that interfere with objectivity.
Positive response associated with your belief or attitude. (I…
An in-depth analysis of one person. (Try to understand an eve…
Psychology
The study of behavior and mental processes in both animals an…
Bias
Beliefs that interfere with objectivity.
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AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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Psychology chapters 1/2
Psychology
Psychology has 4 goals:
Neuroscience/ Biopsychology Perspective
Scientific method
The scientific study of mind (mental processes)... -comes from G…
1.description: Tells what occurred ... 2.Explanation: Tells why…
Investigates the relationship between biology, behavior, and…
The set of assumptions, rules, and procedures that scientists…
Psychology
The scientific study of mind (mental processes)... -comes from G…
Psychology has 4 goals:
1.description: Tells what occurred ... 2.Explanation: Tells why…
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Psychology Unit 1 - Introduction to Psychology
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
full of introspection/self-reflection based on the five sense…
focused on how our mental and behavioral processes function,…
study of observable behavior. Had to do with people's reactio…
Emphasized significance of current environmental factors as o…
Structuralism
full of introspection/self-reflection based on the five sense…
Functionalism
focused on how our mental and behavioral processes function,…
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
8 terms
Psychology 1.1.2
Strucuralist
Introspection
Functionalist
Psychoanalyst
A psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental…
A method of self-observation in which someone reports on thei…
A psychologist who studies the function (rather than the stru…
A psychologist who studies unconscious motives and conflicts…
Strucuralist
A psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental…
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which someone reports on thei…
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psychology 1
psychology
psyche
clinical psychology
Cognitive psychology
"the study of behavior and mind"
"the mind soul and spirit"
"theory, and clinical knowledge are combined to improve psych…
"is the scientific study of how people perceive, remember, th…
psychology
"the study of behavior and mind"
psyche
"the mind soul and spirit"
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Ch. 1 Sec. 1 Why Study Psychology?
physiological
cognitive
psychology
hypothesis
having to do with physical needs, or the body
having to do with thinking, understanding, and mental process…
the scientific, systematic study of behaviors and mental proc…
an assumption or prediction about behavior or an educated gue…
physiological
having to do with physical needs, or the body
cognitive
having to do with thinking, understanding, and mental process…
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History of Psychology - Chapter 1
Wilhelm Wundt and William James.
Wilhelm Wundt
Structuralist
Introspection
Which two men, working in the 19th century, are generally cre…
Which German scientist was the first person to be referred to…
Wilhelm Wundt was a ___________ , which meant he believed tha…
a process by which someone examines their own conscious exper…
Wilhelm Wundt and William James.
Which two men, working in the 19th century, are generally cre…
Wilhelm Wundt
Which German scientist was the first person to be referred to…
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Psychology Unit 1
psychology
Introspection
Gestalt
psychoanalysis
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
A method of self-observation in which participants report the…
German for "whole." ... Emphasizes our tendency to integrate pie…
Freud's theory of personality that attributes thoughts and ac…
psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which participants report the…
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psychology #1
Schema
Assimilation
Accomodation
Object Permanence
A conceptual framework a person uses to make sense of the world
Adding on to existing schemas
Changing an existing schema to adopt to new information
a child realization that an object exists even when he or she…
Schema
A conceptual framework a person uses to make sense of the world
Assimilation
Adding on to existing schemas
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Social PSychology exam #1
social psychology
second definition social psychology
3 components to social psychology
social... cognitive
examines the ways in which "thoughts, feelings, and behavior…
the scientific study of the effects of social and cognitive p…
scientific in nature... focuses on behavior, thoughts and feelin…
social psychology seeks to understand causes which include __…
social psychology
examines the ways in which "thoughts, feelings, and behavior…
second definition social psychology
the scientific study of the effects of social and cognitive p…
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Psychology 1
Psychology
Behavior
Mental Processes
3 Major Levels of Analysis are....
a scientific (experimental, research-based) study of behavior…
what people do and why they do it
what people think and feel and what influences how people thi…
ways of examine behavior and mental processes
Psychology
a scientific (experimental, research-based) study of behavior…
Behavior
what people do and why they do it
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Psychology 1
Cerebellum
Medulla
Pons
Thalamus
Balance and coordination/A large structure of the hindbrain t…
Base of brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing. Involunt…
Connects hindbrain with midbrain and forebrain. Controls faci…
Relay station for sensory information
Cerebellum
Balance and coordination/A large structure of the hindbrain t…
Medulla
Base of brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing. Involunt…
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Psychology 1
Psychology
the scientific method
Hypotheses
scientific literacy
the scientific study of behavior, thought, and experience
a way of learning about the world through collection observat…
a testable prediction about processes that can be observed an…
the ability to understand, analyze, and apply scientific info…
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior, thought, and experience
the scientific method
a way of learning about the world through collection observat…
143 terms
Psychology 1
Memory
Learning
Automatic processing
Controlled processing
Storage and retrieval of information
A relatively long-lasting change in behavior resulting from e…
Requires no attentive or conscious effort
Requires active attention and effort. Controlled processing c…
Memory
Storage and retrieval of information
Learning
A relatively long-lasting change in behavior resulting from e…
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psychology 1
Threshold
All-or-none response
Straight of signal
Neurotransmitters
a certain level of excitation before firing
does the impulse fire or not
number of impulses
chemicals involved in neural communication
Threshold
a certain level of excitation before firing
All-or-none response
does the impulse fire or not
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