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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 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…
23 terms
Psychology: Module 6
Cerebrum
Cerebral Cortex
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
the hemispheres
thin surface layer of interconnected neural cells covering th…
behind forehead, involved in speaking and muscle ... -movements…
at the top of the head toward the rear, receives sensory inpu…
Cerebrum
the hemispheres
Cerebral Cortex
thin surface layer of interconnected neural cells covering th…
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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…
36 terms
Psychology Module 6
Nervous System
Neuron (Basic Building Blocks of Nervo…
Dendrites
Soma
Electrical communication system of the body... -brings info to t…
A nerve cell... -Three basic tasks... 1.Receive info ... 2.Carry the i…
Receive messages from the other cells
The cell body (maintains health of the neuron)
Nervous System
Electrical communication system of the body... -brings info to t…
Neuron (Basic Building Blocks of Nervo…
A nerve cell... -Three basic tasks... 1.Receive info ... 2.Carry the i…
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Psychology/Sociology Module 6
Affect
Aggression
Altruism
Attitudes
Any experience of feeling or emotion, ranging from suffering…
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.
An apparently unselfish concern for others or behavior that p…
In social psychology, a relatively enduring and general evalu…
Affect
Any experience of feeling or emotion, ranging from suffering…
Aggression
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.
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Psychology Module 6
Cerebral Cortex
Glial Cells (Glia)
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
The thin intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells, cov…
Cells in the nervous system that support, nourish, and protec…
Portion of the cerebral cortex just behind the forehead; invo…
Portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head a…
Cerebral Cortex
The thin intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells, cov…
Glial Cells (Glia)
Cells in the nervous system that support, nourish, and protec…
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Psychology: Module 6
Cerebrum
Cerebral Cortex
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
the hemispheres
thin surface layer of interconnected neural cells covering th…
behind forehead, involved in speaking and muscle ... -movements…
at the top of the head toward the rear, receives sensory inpu…
Cerebrum
the hemispheres
Cerebral Cortex
thin surface layer of interconnected neural cells covering th…
10 terms
AP Psychology Module 6
Memory
Storage
Encoding
Retrieval
The persistence of learning over time; an active system in th…
The retention of encoded information over time
The process of breaking information down into a form we under…
The process in which information in your memory can be recall…
Memory
The persistence of learning over time; an active system in th…
Storage
The retention of encoded information over time
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Honors Psychology Module 6- Vocabulary
neuron
dendrite
soma
axon
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
the branching extensions of the neuron that receive informati…
the cell body of a neuron, which contains the nucleus and oth…
the extension of a neuron through which neural impulsions are…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
dendrite
the branching extensions of the neuron that receive informati…
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Psychology: Module 6 (Adulthood and Aging)
social clock
menopause
Alzheimer's disease
senile dementia
The culturally preferred timing of events that happen in life…
The ending of a woman's natural ability to reproduce. (usuall…
A progressive and irreversible brain disease characterized by…
The mental disintegration that accompanies alcoholism, tumors…
social clock
The culturally preferred timing of events that happen in life…
menopause
The ending of a woman's natural ability to reproduce. (usuall…
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Psychology Module 6 (The Brain)
EEG
PET
MRI
fMRI
Amplified recording of waves of electrical activity... Use of el…
Detected radioactive form of glucose... Importance: Can use to s…
Imaging of soft tissue that is done by using magnetic fields…
Comparing many MRI scans that reveal blood flow to the brain…
EEG
Amplified recording of waves of electrical activity... Use of el…
PET
Detected radioactive form of glucose... Importance: Can use to s…
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Psychology Module 6.2: forgetting
Decay theory
Savings method
Massed vs spaced practice effect
Interference theory
A theory of forgetting that memories consist of traces laid d…
A method of testing memory retention by comparing the number…
The tendency for retention of learned material to be greater…
The belief that forgetting is the result of the interference…
Decay theory
A theory of forgetting that memories consist of traces laid d…
Savings method
A method of testing memory retention by comparing the number…
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Psychology Module 6 Vocab
Scatter Plots
Correlation Coefficient
Blind (Drug Trials)
Double Blind (Drug Trials)
Random points
Pretty much cause & effect
Patients do not know what they are receiving but researchers…
Neither patients or researchers know who's getting a drug or…
Scatter Plots
Random points
Correlation Coefficient
Pretty much cause & effect
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Thinking About Psychology Module 6
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Perception
Top-down processing
The process by which sensory systems(eyes, ears, and other se…
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
Sensation
The process by which sensory systems(eyes, ears, and other se…
Bottom-up processing
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
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Module 6: Cognitive Psychology I
The Big Picture
Stages of Memory
How much do we retain?... how long do you…
How much do we retain?... - How long do y…
Memory as information processing... - stages and events of memor…
1. different timings of memory ... external event (sensory inp…
- remember these three letters but while you are doing that,…
- we forget much of what we learn ... - Ebbinghaus' Forgetting c…
The Big Picture
Memory as information processing... - stages and events of memor…
Stages of Memory
1. different timings of memory ... external event (sensory inp…
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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…
28 terms
Thinking About Psychology Module 6
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Perception
Top-down processing
The process by which sensory systems(eyes, ears, and other se…
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
Sensation
The process by which sensory systems(eyes, ears, and other se…
Bottom-up processing
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
Psychology: Module 6 (Adulthood and Aging)
social clock
menopause
Alzheimer's disease
senile dementia
The culturally preferred timing of events that happen in life…
The ending of a woman's natural ability to reproduce. (usuall…
A progressive and irreversible brain disease characterized by…
The mental disintegration that accompanies alcoholism, tumors…
social clock
The culturally preferred timing of events that happen in life…
menopause
The ending of a woman's natural ability to reproduce. (usuall…
31 terms
Psychology: Module 6-7
Environment
Behavior Genetics
Chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Every nongentic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the peo…
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Environment
Every nongentic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the peo…
Behavior Genetics
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
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Psychology Module 6
Sensation
Bottom-Up processing
Top-Down processing
Absolute Threshold
The process by which systems (body parts) and other nervous s…
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
Information processing that draws on expectation and experien…
The minimum amount of stimulation needed to detect particular…
Sensation
The process by which systems (body parts) and other nervous s…
Bottom-Up processing
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
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Module 6 -Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology
behavior genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
a complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
behavior genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
environment
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
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AP Psychology FLVS Module 6 Vocab
(6.1) Memory
(6.1) Encoding
(6.1) Storage
(6.1) Retrieval
An active system that receives information from the senses, p…
The set of mental operations that people perform on sensory i…
Holding onto information for some period of time.
Getting information that is in storage into a form that can b…
(6.1) Memory
An active system that receives information from the senses, p…
(6.1) Encoding
The set of mental operations that people perform on sensory i…
Psychology Module 6 The Nervous System and Endocrine System
Neuron
Dentrites
Axon Terminal
Myelin Sheath
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
Receive messages from other cells.
The end point of a neuron where neurotransmitters are stored.
Covers the axon of some neurons and helps speed neural impuls…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
Dentrites
Receive messages from other cells.
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Module 6: Genetics, Evolutionary Psychology, and Behavior
Behavior Genetics
Environment
Chromosomes
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
a complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Behavior Genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Environment
every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
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Module 6- Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology
Behavior Genetics
Genes
Temperament
Evolutionary Psychology
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
DNA segments that serve as the key functional units in heredi…
A person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity.
A relatively new specialty in psychology that sees behavior a…
Behavior Genetics
the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Genes
DNA segments that serve as the key functional units in heredi…
6 Sensation & Perception: Thinking about Psychology: Module 6, 7
Sensation
Bottom up processing
Perception
Top-down processing
Process by which our sensory system and nervous system receiv…
Info processing that focuses on the raw stimuli entering thro…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
Sensation
Process by which our sensory system and nervous system receiv…
Bottom up processing
Info processing that focuses on the raw stimuli entering thro…
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AP Psychology: Module 6 review
Association does not prove causation!
Correlation coefficient
Positive correlation
No correlation
Correlation indicates the possibility of a cause-effect relat…
A statistical index of the relationship between two variables…
Association does not prove causation!
Correlation indicates the possibility of a cause-effect relat…
Correlation coefficient
A statistical index of the relationship between two variables…
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MODULE 6 PSYCHOLOGY: BIOLOGY OF THE MIND
Surface area
Frontal
Parietal
Occipital
Why is the surface of the brain wrinkled? To create more ____…
These lobes are involved in speaking and making plans and jud…
These lobes include the SENSORY CORTEX
These lobes include the visual areas. They receive visual inf…
Surface area
Why is the surface of the brain wrinkled? To create more ____…
Frontal
These lobes are involved in speaking and making plans and jud…
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Psychology Module 6
Central nervous system
Spinal cord
Reflex
Sensory(afferent) neurons
the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and th…
a bundle of neurons that leaves the brain and runs down the l…
an automatic, involuntary response to an incoming stimulus
neurons that transmit information from the perimeter of the b…
Central nervous system
the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and th…
Spinal cord
a bundle of neurons that leaves the brain and runs down the l…
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Psychology module 6
Cerebral cortex
Glial cells
Frontal lobe
Parietal lobes
Intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells covering the…
Cells in nervous system that support, nourish, protect neuron…
Portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the the fore…
Portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top at the head a…
Cerebral cortex
Intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells covering the…
Glial cells
Cells in nervous system that support, nourish, protect neuron…
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Module 6 Psychology
classical conditioning
ivan pavlov
Conditioned Stimulus
Unconditioned Stimulus
A type of learning where one learns to link two or more stimu…
was a physiologist interested in digestion, dog experiment
Something that you learn a new response to
Something that you have an automatic response to
classical conditioning
A type of learning where one learns to link two or more stimu…
ivan pavlov
was a physiologist interested in digestion, dog experiment
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Psychology Module 6 Vocab
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…
8 terms
Module 6 psychology
Consciousness
Change blindness
Selective Attention
Circadian Rhytems
An awareness of ourselves and our environments
2/3 people will not notice a change (inattentional blindness)
Our conscious awareness processes only a small part of all th…
Biological clock occur on a 24 hour cycle include sleep and w…
Consciousness
An awareness of ourselves and our environments
Change blindness
2/3 people will not notice a change (inattentional blindness)
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Psychology: Module 6
Lesion
Electroencephalogram
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Tissue distruction
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
A visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
A technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to prod…
Lesion
Tissue distruction
Electroencephalogram
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
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Psychology Module 6 Terms
lesion
EEG
PET
MRI
...
...
...
...
lesion
...
EEG
...
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Psychology-Module 6
Nervous System
Neurons
1. Receive info from other neurons ... 2.…
Dendrite
Body's electrochemical communication system
-nerve cells... -basic form
Three things neurons do?
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
Nervous System
Body's electrochemical communication system
Neurons
-nerve cells... -basic form
14 terms
Psychology - MODULE 6
Correlation
Correlation Coefficient
Scatterplot
Illusory Correlation
A measure of the extend to which 2 variables change together,…
A statistical index of the relationship between 2 variables (…
A graphed cluster of dots, each of which represents the value…
Perception of a relationship where none exists.
Correlation
A measure of the extend to which 2 variables change together,…
Correlation Coefficient
A statistical index of the relationship between 2 variables (…
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Psychology Module 6 Vocabulary
Correlation
Correlation Coefficient
Scatterplot
Illusory Correlation
A measure of the extent to which two factors vary together, a…
A statistical index of the relationship between two variables.
a graphed cluster of dots, each of which represents the value…
the perception of a relationship where none exists
Correlation
A measure of the extent to which two factors vary together, a…
Correlation Coefficient
A statistical index of the relationship between two variables.
24 terms
Module 6: Psychology
Threshold
Psychophysics
Absolute Threshold
Subliminal Stimulus
A point above which a stimulus is perceived and below which i…
Study of the relationship between features of physical stimul…
Minimum amount of stimulus energy that a person can detect 50…
Stimulus with energy levels below a persons absolute threshol…
Threshold
A point above which a stimulus is perceived and below which i…
Psychophysics
Study of the relationship between features of physical stimul…
22 terms
Psychology Module 6
Lesion
Electroencephalogram
Positron emission tomography scan
Magnetic resonance imaging
Tissue destruction or a naturally and experimentally caused d…
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
Visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioac…
Technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produc…
Lesion
Tissue destruction or a naturally and experimentally caused d…
Electroencephalogram
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
Psychology Module 6
illusory correlation
scatterplot
correlation coefficient
correlation
a correlation that we think exists but does not in reality
a graph in which each dot represents two variables (independe…
a measure of the closeness of the relationship between two va…
the measure of how similarly two variables change together, a…
illusory correlation
a correlation that we think exists but does not in reality
scatterplot
a graph in which each dot represents two variables (independe…
15 terms
Module 6: psychology
Lesion
EEG
PET
MRI
Tissue destruction ... *big deal for brain
Electro-encephalogram ... Measures electrical activity in the br…
Positronemissiontomography ... Tracks glucose usage in the brain…
Magnetic resonance imaging ... Shows detailed structural anatomy…
Lesion
Tissue destruction ... *big deal for brain
EEG
Electro-encephalogram ... Measures electrical activity in the br…
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Psychology module 6
Consciousness
Forms of consciousness spontaneous
Forms of consciousness physiologically…
forms of consciousness psychologically…
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment
Daydreaming drowsiness dreaming
Hallucination orgasm food or oxygen starvation
Sensory deprivation hypnosis meditation
Consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment
Forms of consciousness spontaneous
Daydreaming drowsiness dreaming
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Psychology Review - Module 6
Classical categorization
Graded membership
Sentence-verification technique
Prototypes
this theory claims that objects or events are categorized acc…
the observation that some concepts appear to make better cate…
volunteers wait for a sentence to appear in front of them on…
mental representations of an average category member
Classical categorization
this theory claims that objects or events are categorized acc…
Graded membership
the observation that some concepts appear to make better cate…
14 terms
Psychology Module 6
lesion
electroencephalogram (EEG)
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to prod…
lesion
tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
electroencephalogram (EEG)
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
42 terms
Module 6 Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Bottom up processing
Top down processing
the process by which sensory system and nervous system receiv…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
information processing that analyzes on the law stimuli enter…
information processing that draws on expectation and experien…
Sensation
the process by which sensory system and nervous system receiv…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
25 terms
Module 6- Psychology
Acquisition
Associative Learning
Behaviorism
Classical Conditioning
in classical conditioning, the initial stage, when one links…
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
in classical conditioning, the initial stage, when one links…
Associative Learning
learning that certain events occur together. The events maybe…
14 terms
Psychology Terms Module 6
amygdala
brainstem
cerebellum
EEG (electroencephalogram)
two lima-bean-sized neural clusters in the limbic system (lin…
the oldest part and central core of the brain (begins where s…
the "little brain" at the rear of the brainstem; functions in…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sw…
amygdala
two lima-bean-sized neural clusters in the limbic system (lin…
brainstem
the oldest part and central core of the brain (begins where s…
17 terms
Psychology Module 6
Cerebral Cortex
Glial Cells
Frontal Lobes
Pariental Lobes
thin, intricate covering of interconnected neural cells cover…
guide neural connections, provide nutrients and insulating my…
involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans…
contain the sensory cortex, which receives sensory input for…
Cerebral Cortex
thin, intricate covering of interconnected neural cells cover…
Glial Cells
guide neural connections, provide nutrients and insulating my…
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