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Psychology 1100, Psychology Final
psychology
critical thinking
science
scientific mindset requirements
the study of the mind
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
method for learning about reality through systematic observat…
-objectivity vs. subjectivity ... -systematic observations ... -obs…
psychology
the study of the mind
critical thinking
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
51 terms
Psychology 1100
humanistic
social psychology
Psychodynamic theory
cognitive neurocience
emphasizes feelings and emotions and the better understanding…
Studies how people are affected by others
an approach to personality development, based largely on the…
scientific study of biological substrates underlying cognitio…
humanistic
emphasizes feelings and emotions and the better understanding…
social psychology
Studies how people are affected by others
614 terms
Psychology 1100
psychology
critical thinking
science
scientific mindset requirements
the study of the mind
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
method for learning about reality through systematic observat…
-objectivity vs. subjectivity ... -systematic observations ... -obs…
psychology
the study of the mind
critical thinking
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
Psychology 1100
humanistic
social psychology
Psychodynamic theory
cognitive neurocience
emphasizes feelings and emotions and the better understanding…
Studies how people are affected by others
an approach to personality development, based largely on the…
scientific study of biological substrates underlying cognitio…
humanistic
emphasizes feelings and emotions and the better understanding…
social psychology
Studies how people are affected by others
Psychology 1100
Definition of Psychology
Descriptive Research
Experimental Research
Clinical Psychology
Scientific Investigation of mental processes and behavior
Studying events in nature; accurate, but doesn't explain caus…
Studying events that occur in a controlled or contrived setti…
Nature and treatment of psychological disorders with a mental…
Definition of Psychology
Scientific Investigation of mental processes and behavior
Descriptive Research
Studying events in nature; accurate, but doesn't explain caus…
Psychology 1100
Definition of Psychology
Descriptive Research
Experimental Research
Clinical Psychology
Scientific Investigation of mental processes and behavior
Studying events in nature; accurate, but doesn't explain caus…
Studying events that occur in a controlled or contrived setti…
Nature and treatment of psychological disorders with a mental…
Definition of Psychology
Scientific Investigation of mental processes and behavior
Descriptive Research
Studying events in nature; accurate, but doesn't explain caus…
Psychology 1100 - Unit 3
developmental psychology
nature
nurture
temperament
area of psychology in which the psychologists study the chang…
the influence of our inherited characteristics on our persona…
the influence of the environment on personality, physical gro…
the behavioral characteristics that are fairly well establish…
developmental psychology
area of psychology in which the psychologists study the chang…
nature
the influence of our inherited characteristics on our persona…
Psychology 1100
John suffers from chronic anxiety. He…
The theoretical difference between a c…
At times, individuals decide to termin…
Goals of client-centered therapy inclu…
Behavior Therapy
the clinical psychologist specializes in the treatment of men…
Resistance
resolve unconscious conflicts
John suffers from chronic anxiety. He…
Behavior Therapy
The theoretical difference between a c…
the clinical psychologist specializes in the treatment of men…
Psychology 1100
The nervous system pathway which trans…
According to the James-Lange theory, t…
Imagine you studied for this psycholog…
Next semester John needs to take one r…
Amygdala
Follows; coincides with
People's appraisal of stressful events are highly subjective
Avoidance-avoidance
The nervous system pathway which trans…
Amygdala
According to the James-Lange theory, t…
Follows; coincides with
Psychology 1100
The James-Lange theory of emotion stat…
Compared with males, females are more…
The feel-good, do-good phenomenon refe…
While taking a difficult test, Cindy's…
to experience emotion is to be aware of our physiological res…
Empathy
Are more willing to help others
Stress reactions
The James-Lange theory of emotion stat…
to experience emotion is to be aware of our physiological res…
Compared with males, females are more…
Empathy
145 terms
Psychology 1100
Empiricism
Science
Scientific Method
Variability
Science
Learning through systematic observation and experimentation
Set of principles about the relationship between ideas and ev…
No two people think, feel, or do the exact same thing; differ…
Empiricism
Science
Science
Learning through systematic observation and experimentation
Psychology 1100
Professor Langhorne is a psychologist…
Which of the following was NOT a cruci…
Jason just sat down to work on his ter…
Primary process thinking is associated…
Behavorism
People always seek to satisfy basic needs to the exclusion of…
Ego
Id; ego
Professor Langhorne is a psychologist…
Behavorism
Which of the following was NOT a cruci…
People always seek to satisfy basic needs to the exclusion of…
Psychology 1100 - Unit 1
absolute threshold
action potential
amygdala
applied psychology
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can consciously…
the release of the neural impulse, consisting of a reversal o…
brain structure located near the hippocampus, responsible for…
the use of psychological concepts in solving real-world probl…
absolute threshold
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can consciously…
action potential
the release of the neural impulse, consisting of a reversal o…
Psychology 1100
Hypothesis
Top Down Processing
Thalamus
Reticular Formation
A proposed explanation for a situation, an educated guess tha…
Using knowledge gained from prior experience with incoming st…
Might be necessary for consciousness, enables consciousness
Plays an active role in raising or lowering the thresholds of…
Hypothesis
A proposed explanation for a situation, an educated guess tha…
Top Down Processing
Using knowledge gained from prior experience with incoming st…
Psychology 1100 - Unit 2
alcohol
alpha waves
altered state of consciousness
amphetamines
the chemical resulting from fermentation or distillation of v…
brain waves that indicate a state of relaxation or light sleep.
state in which there is a shift in the quality or pattern of…
stimulants that are synthesized (made) in laboratories rather…
alcohol
the chemical resulting from fermentation or distillation of v…
alpha waves
brain waves that indicate a state of relaxation or light sleep.
Psychology 1100
Post-traumatic stress disorder was fir…
That psychologists use the concepts di…
Dr. Underhill is reviewing the records…
Blair has gone in for a psychiatric as…
Vietnam War?
Medical model
Diagnosis
Axis IV of the DSM to record these environmental factors
Post-traumatic stress disorder was fir…
Vietnam War?
That psychologists use the concepts di…
Medical model
111 terms
Psychology 1100
science
objectivity
subjectivity
"hit or miss" observation
a method for learning about reality through systematic observ…
the practice of basing conclusions upon facts w/o influence o…
influence conclusions with personal bias, emotions and viewpo…
conclusions based off of surrounding occurrences. Science obs…
science
a method for learning about reality through systematic observ…
objectivity
the practice of basing conclusions upon facts w/o influence o…
Psychology 1100
Science
Objectivity
Evidence-based
Systematic
A special way of learning about reality through systematic ob…
Conclusions are based on facts, without influence from person…
Reliant on observable, repeatable evidence
Conclusions are drawn based on samples that are representativ…
Science
A special way of learning about reality through systematic ob…
Objectivity
Conclusions are based on facts, without influence from person…
71 terms
Psychology 1100
Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Psychiatrist
The scientific investigation of mental practices.
The study of mental health disorders that are non-neurologica…
Deals with personal/interpersonal interactions.
Deals with mental health issues like ADHD, stress, anxiety an…
Psychology
The scientific investigation of mental practices.
Clinical Psychology
The study of mental health disorders that are non-neurologica…
32 terms
Psychology 1100
Temporal Contiguity
Dualists
Monist
Associationists
Associating events or ideas that occur close in time with eac…
People who thought the body might be mechanical, but that the…
People who believe the mind and body are different aspects of…
People who believe that people mainly learn by linking or ass…
Temporal Contiguity
Associating events or ideas that occur close in time with eac…
Dualists
People who thought the body might be mechanical, but that the…
18 terms
Psychology 1100
experiment
Independent variable
Dependent variable
Control group
A research method that tests hypothesis and allows researcher…
An experimental variable controlled and manipulated by the ex…
A measure that demonstrates the effects of an independent var…
A group that experiences all experimental procedures with the…
experiment
A research method that tests hypothesis and allows researcher…
Independent variable
An experimental variable controlled and manipulated by the ex…
53 terms
Psychology 1100
Science
objectivity
Critical thinking
5 Critical thinking questions:
method of learning about reality through systematic observati…
the practice of basing conclusions on facts without influence…
ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
1. What am I being asked to believe?... 2. What evidence support…
Science
method of learning about reality through systematic observati…
objectivity
the practice of basing conclusions on facts without influence…
Psychology 1100 - Unit 4
five-factor model (Big Five)
psychodynamic perspective
psychological defense mechanisms
collective unconscious
model of personality traits that describes five basic trait d…
modern version of psychoanalysis that is more focused on the…
unconscious distortions of a person's perception of reality t…
Jung's name for the memories shared by all members of the hum…
five-factor model (Big Five)
model of personality traits that describes five basic trait d…
psychodynamic perspective
modern version of psychoanalysis that is more focused on the…
43 terms
psychology 1100
seven themes of psy science
culture
nature/nuture debate
PTSD
1: psychology is an empirical science... 2: nature and nurture a…
the beliefs, values, rules and customs that exist within a gr…
The arguments concerning whether psychological characteristic…
a mental disorder generally believed to result from traumanti…
seven themes of psy science
1: psychology is an empirical science... 2: nature and nurture a…
culture
the beliefs, values, rules and customs that exist within a gr…
187 terms
Psychology 1100
Consciousness
Self - Awareness
Eveloving consciousness
Variations in alertness
A state of awareness.... Thalamus and the cerebral cortex commu…
Special understanding and recognition of being alive.
William James argued that consciousness evolves as organism b…
Allow organisms to store energy, repair their bodies, and avo…
Consciousness
A state of awareness.... Thalamus and the cerebral cortex commu…
Self - Awareness
Special understanding and recognition of being alive.
Psychology 1100
The Science of the Mind
Goals of psychology
Research methods
Theories
...
To describe behavior... To explain behavior... To predict behavior…
3 types of scientific mindset... 1)Objectivity- conclusions base…
A set of facts and relationships between facts that can expla…
The Science of the Mind
...
Goals of psychology
To describe behavior... To explain behavior... To predict behavior…
39 terms
Psychology 1100
Summation
Reuptake
Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine
Neuron adds up all the messages and decides what to do next
Recycling of neurotransmitters
Voluntary motor control... Activates motor movements... memory and…
Arousal, Alertness, and vigilance
Summation
Neuron adds up all the messages and decides what to do next
Reuptake
Recycling of neurotransmitters
36 terms
Psychology 1100
Development
Difference between traditional approac…
Life expectancy
6 characteristics of life span perspec…
Patteren of movement or change that starts at conception and…
Traditional approach: humans don't change after adolescents l…
The average years that will probably be lived by the average…
1. Lifelong... 2.Multidimensional ... 3. Multidirectional ... 4. Plast…
Development
Patteren of movement or change that starts at conception and…
Difference between traditional approac…
Traditional approach: humans don't change after adolescents l…
79 terms
Psychology 1100
case study
naturalistic observation
survey
correlation methods
in depth analysis of one person or small group
observe subjects in natural habitat... easiest to be carried out…
large number people asked same Qs... important to have represent…
measure direction and strength between relationship of 2 vari…
case study
in depth analysis of one person or small group
naturalistic observation
observe subjects in natural habitat... easiest to be carried out…
62 terms
Psychology 1100
Naturalistic observation
Longitudinal
experimental research
descriptive research
just observing and noting different types of behavior
takes a long time, and observe changes
understand cause but events can be "artificial" (does this be…
done outside a lab, "real" but don't understand causes
Naturalistic observation
just observing and noting different types of behavior
Longitudinal
takes a long time, and observe changes
126 terms
Psychology 1100 Midterm 2
Achievement motivation
Affiliation
Anorexia nervosa
Appraisal
a desire to excel or outperform others
being associated with other people
eating disorder characterized by the maintenance of unusually…
the detection and assessment of stimuli that are relevant to…
Achievement motivation
a desire to excel or outperform others
Affiliation
being associated with other people
211 terms
Psychology 1100 Exam 1
What is Science?
Objectivity
Critical Thinking
Theory
method of learning about reality based on objective measureme…
the practice of basing conclusions on facts without influence…
the ability to think clearly, rationally and independently
a set of facts that can explain and predict phenomena
What is Science?
method of learning about reality based on objective measureme…
Objectivity
the practice of basing conclusions on facts without influence…
Psychology 1100
What does Prejudice effect?
What is brain imaging
What is Amygdala and what is it respon…
What does the Implicit Association Tes…
Behavior of possessor and effects targets (mentally/emotional…
A technique that shows which parts of the brain is activated…
Structure in the brain that detects threats, this indicates a…
reaction times.
What does Prejudice effect?
Behavior of possessor and effects targets (mentally/emotional…
What is brain imaging
A technique that shows which parts of the brain is activated…
167 terms
Psychology 1100 Midterm 2
Memory
Information Processing
Steps of Memory
Encoding
The ability to retain knowledge ... -part of a continuum of info…
A continuum including attention, sensation, perception, learn…
1. Encoding... 2. Storage... 3. Retrieval
the transformation of information from one form to another
Memory
The ability to retain knowledge ... -part of a continuum of info…
Information Processing
A continuum including attention, sensation, perception, learn…
157 terms
Psychology 1100 Midterm 1
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
William James
Sigmund Freud
First psychologist ... Types of emotions & expression... Why we thi…
Structuralism - the structure of the mind
Functionalism ... Behavioral Pyschology ... Purpose of the mind
Unconscious process... Affects you and don't know why... Psychodyna…
Wilhelm Wundt
First psychologist ... Types of emotions & expression... Why we thi…
Edward Titchener
Structuralism - the structure of the mind
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Psychology 1100 Exam 2
the extraction of meaning from sensory…
Titchener; Wundt says yes:... Used metho…
James says no:... you cannot understand…
Helmholtz says no:... Learned associatio…
Perception
Structuralism
Functionalism
Does Perception = Sum of Sensations
the extraction of meaning from sensory…
Perception
Titchener; Wundt says yes:... Used metho…
Structuralism
47 terms
Psychology 1100 Chapter 1
Psychology
Mental Processes
Cognition
Executive functions
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Thinking, processing, decision making, logic, judgment, memor…
Higher mental processes. The mental action or process of acqu…
Old brain, mid brain, new brain.
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Mental Processes
Thinking, processing, decision making, logic, judgment, memor…
34 terms
Psychology:1100- the brain
Brain stem
Pons
Medulla
Reticular activating system (RAS)
Part of the brain at the top of the spinal cord, consisting o…
In the brain stem, is involved with sleeping, dreaming, and w…
In the brain stem responsible for automatic functions like br…
A dense network of neurons found in the core of the brain ste…
Brain stem
Part of the brain at the top of the spinal cord, consisting o…
Pons
In the brain stem, is involved with sleeping, dreaming, and w…
574 terms
Psychology 1100, Psychology Final
psychology
critical thinking
science
scientific mindset requirements
the study of the mind
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
method for learning about reality through systematic observat…
-objectivity vs. subjectivity ... -systematic observations ... -obs…
psychology
the study of the mind
critical thinking
the ability to think clearly, rationally, and independently
Psychology 1100: Psychological Disorders
Medical Model
Criteria to Abnormal Behavior
Deviance
Maladaptive Behavior
The view that it is useful to think of abnormal behavior as a…
Deviance, Maladaptive Behavior, and Personal Distress.
Considered to having this disorder when their behavior deviat…
Everyday adaptive behavior is impaired. The key criterion in…
Medical Model
The view that it is useful to think of abnormal behavior as a…
Criteria to Abnormal Behavior
Deviance, Maladaptive Behavior, and Personal Distress.
16 terms
Psychology 1100: Quiz 2
What is statistics?
Qualitative/Categorical Data
Quantitative Data
2 types of categorical data
A branch of mathematics concerned with the collection and int…
Non-numerical characteristics or labels
Numerical measurements or quantities
Nominal: arbitrary classification (like names)... Favorite color…
What is statistics?
A branch of mathematics concerned with the collection and int…
Qualitative/Categorical Data
Non-numerical characteristics or labels
98 terms
Psychology 1100 - Swadlow
subjective
objective
structuralists
psychology
viewed in different ways, not always seen
observable, validatable
observe what people are feeling in detail through stimuli and…
study of the behavior of the mind
subjective
viewed in different ways, not always seen
objective
observable, validatable
Psychology 1100 Section 2
"Nature vs. Nature"
Nativists (Kant)
Empiricism
Associationism
philosophical debate about the relative importance of inborn…
believed that innate or inborn mechanisms were the basis of k…
a philosophical school considered the factors that were impor…
focused on developing laws of association
"Nature vs. Nature"
philosophical debate about the relative importance of inborn…
Nativists (Kant)
believed that innate or inborn mechanisms were the basis of k…
40 terms
Psychology 1100 chapter 1
Developmental science
Theory
continuous
Discontinuous
A field of study devoted to understanding constansy and chang…
An orderly, integrated set of statements that describes, expl…
A process of gradually augmenting the same types of skills th…
A process in which new ways of understanding and responding t…
Developmental science
A field of study devoted to understanding constansy and chang…
Theory
An orderly, integrated set of statements that describes, expl…
44 terms
Psychology 1100- Intro to Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Introspection
William James
Functionalism
came up with the method Introspection (to look within)
subjects are asked to describe in detail their experiences wh…
Harvard professor, created functionalism.
emphasizes how thoughts, emotions, and behaviors allow us to…
Wilhelm Wundt
came up with the method Introspection (to look within)
Introspection
subjects are asked to describe in detail their experiences wh…
108 terms
Psychology 1100 Midterm 2
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Sensory memory
the transformation of information from one form to another
the retention of information
the recovery of stored information
the first stage of the Atkinson-Shiffron model that holds lar…
Encoding
the transformation of information from one form to another
Storage
the retention of information
Psychology 1100 Chapter 2
Plasticity
Afferent Nerves
Efferent Nerves
Neural Networks
the brain's special capacity for change
Sensory Nerves; nerves that carry information about the exter…
Motor Nerves; nerves that carry information out of the brain…
networks of nerve cells that integrate sensory input and moto…
Plasticity
the brain's special capacity for change
Afferent Nerves
Sensory Nerves; nerves that carry information about the exter…
Psychology 1100, Chapter 8
Development
Cross-Sectional Design
Cohort Effects
Nature
The pattern of continuity and change in human capabilities th…
A research design in which a group of people are assessed on…
Differences between individuals that stem not necessarily fro…
An individual's biological inheritance espicially his or her…
Development
The pattern of continuity and change in human capabilities th…
Cross-Sectional Design
A research design in which a group of people are assessed on…
Psychology 1100 Exam 2
memory
memory illusion
key functions of memory
memory encoding
ability to store and retrieve information over time, combinat…
false but subjectively compelling belief
encoding (step 1), storage (step 2), retrieval (step 3)
the process by which we transform what we perceive, think, or…
memory
ability to store and retrieve information over time, combinat…
memory illusion
false but subjectively compelling belief
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Psychology 1100 Exam 2
US
UR
CS
CR
Unconditioned Stimulus (input to a reflex)
Unconditioned Response (output to a reflex)
Conditioned Stimulus
Conditioned Response
US
Unconditioned Stimulus (input to a reflex)
UR
Unconditioned Response (output to a reflex)
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