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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
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…
58 terms
Psychology 1100
neurons
cell body
dendrite
axon
cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another…
the part of the neuron that coordinates information-processin…
the part of a neuron that receives information from other neu…
the part of a neuron that transmits information to other neur…
neurons
cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another…
cell body
the part of the neuron that coordinates information-processin…
303 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
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
71 terms
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…
66 terms
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
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
186 terms
Psychology 1100
aggression
frustration-aggression hypothesis
negative effect
aggressive, social harm (spreading rum…
behavior intended to harm another... ex) cheetah running to get…
animals aggress when their goals are frustrated... ex) robber wa…
anything that makes you feel bad causes aggression... ex) hot we…
males are more likely to be what whereas females are more lik…
aggression
behavior intended to harm another... ex) cheetah running to get…
frustration-aggression hypothesis
animals aggress when their goals are frustrated... ex) robber wa…
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
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
86 terms
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
149 terms
psychology 1100
EXAM 1 REVIEW
reflex
4 defs of psychology
wihelm wundt
...
an automatic, stereotyped movement produced as the direct res…
the science of mind and behavior, the science of knowing and…
founder of psyhology as an experimenal science
EXAM 1 REVIEW
...
reflex
an automatic, stereotyped movement produced as the direct res…
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.
57 terms
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
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…
209 terms
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…
13 terms
Psychology 1100
intelligence
ratio IQ
deviation IQ
factor analysis
the ability to direct one's thinking, adapt to one's circumst…
a statistic obtained by dividing a person's mental age by the…
a statistic obtained by dividing a person's test score by the…
A statistical technique that explains a large number or crrel…
intelligence
the ability to direct one's thinking, adapt to one's circumst…
ratio IQ
a statistic obtained by dividing a person's mental age by the…
102 terms
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…
49 terms
Psychology 1100
synesthesia
sensation
perception
transduction
the perceptual experience of one sense that is evoked by anot…
simple stimulation of s a sense organ
the organization, identification, and interpretation of a sen…
what takes place when many sensors in the body convert physic…
synesthesia
the perceptual experience of one sense that is evoked by anot…
sensation
simple stimulation of s a sense organ
26 terms
Psychology 1100
psychotherapy
eclectic psychotherapy
psychodynamic psychotherapy
resistance
an interaction between a therapist and someone suffering from…
treatment that draws on techniques from different forms of th…
A general approach to treatment that explores childhood event…
a reluctance to cooperate with treatment for fear of confront…
psychotherapy
an interaction between a therapist and someone suffering from…
eclectic psychotherapy
treatment that draws on techniques from different forms of th…
46 terms
Psychology 1100
consciousness
phenomenology
problem with other minds
mind/body problems
a person's subjective experience of the world and the mind
How things seem to a conscious peron
the fundamental difficulty we have in perceiving the consciou…
the issues of how the mind is related to the brain and the body
consciousness
a person's subjective experience of the world and the mind
phenomenology
How things seem to a conscious peron
44 terms
Psychology 1100
empiricism
scientific method
theory
hypothesis
the belief that accurate knowledge can be acquired through ob…
a set of principles about the appropriate relationship betwee…
a hypothetical explanation of a natual phenomenonr
a falsifiable predicition made by a theory
empiricism
the belief that accurate knowledge can be acquired through ob…
scientific method
a set of principles about the appropriate relationship betwee…
41 terms
Psychology 1100
social psychology
aggression
frustration-aggression hypothesis
cooperation
the study of the causes and consequences of sociality
behavior whose purpose is to harm another
a principle stating that animals aggress only when their goal…
behavior by two or more individuals that leads to mutual bene…
social psychology
the study of the causes and consequences of sociality
aggression
behavior whose purpose is to harm another
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…
39 terms
Psychology 1100
personality
Self-report
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inve…
projective techniques
an individual's characteristic style of behaving, thinking, f…
a series of answers to a questionaire that asks people to ind…
A well-researched, clinical questionaire used to assess perso…
a standard series of ambiguous stimuli designed to elicit uni…
personality
an individual's characteristic style of behaving, thinking, f…
Self-report
a series of answers to a questionaire that asks people to ind…
34 terms
Psychology 1100
medical model
DSM-IVTR (Diagnostic and Statistical M…
comorbitity
diathesis-stress model
the conceptualization of psychological disorders as diseases…
a classification system that describes the features used to d…
the co-occurrence of two or more disorders in a single indivi…
suggests that a person may be predisposed for a mental disord…
medical model
the conceptualization of psychological disorders as diseases…
DSM-IVTR (Diagnostic and Statistical M…
a classification system that describes the features used to d…
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…
94 terms
Psychology 1100
The corpus callosum
A patient has a cortical lesion. When…
Apraxia results from damage to
In most people, the right hemisphere a…
connects the two hemispheres
an agnosia
the front of the brain, either left or right
spatial relations
The corpus callosum
connects the two hemispheres
A patient has a cortical lesion. When…
an agnosia
35 terms
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…
76 terms
Psychology 1100
Psychology
Theory
Right Side
Positive Reinforcement
The study of behavior and mental processes
A scientific explanation that remains tentative until adequat…
What side of the brain controls the movement of the left hand?
Giving something pleasurable to make a behavior more likely
Psychology
The study of behavior and mental processes
Theory
A scientific explanation that remains tentative until adequat…
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…
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…
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…
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
40 terms
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…
55 terms
Psychology 1100
Piaget's stage of cognitive delvelopment
Sensorimotor
Sensorimotor age range
Sensorimotor developmental milestones?
1) Sensorimotor ... 2) Preoperational ... 3) Concrete operational…
Experiencing the world through senses and actions (looking, t…
Birth to nearly 2 years.
Object permance/ stranger anxiety
Piaget's stage of cognitive delvelopment
1) Sensorimotor ... 2) Preoperational ... 3) Concrete operational…
Sensorimotor
Experiencing the world through senses and actions (looking, t…
56 terms
Psychology 1100
Parallel Processing
Neural Systems of Vision
Intensity
Wavelength
Processing information from different features simultaneously
Retina-> LGN-> Primary Visual Cortex
Loudness
Pitch
Parallel Processing
Processing information from different features simultaneously
Neural Systems of Vision
Retina-> LGN-> Primary Visual Cortex
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…
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
71 terms
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…
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