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Psychology 7
Adolescence
Puberty
Hormones
Pituitary Gland
The period of development between childhood and adulthood
The time of sexual maturation
Chemical regulators that control bodily processes such as emo…
The master gland of the body; it activates other glands and c…
Adolescence
The period of development between childhood and adulthood
Puberty
The time of sexual maturation
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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 7
according to the text learning involves
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
conditioning is the process of
the first experimental studies of the…
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
associative learning
learning associations
Pavlov
according to the text learning involves
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
associative learning
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#7 Social Psychology (AP Psychology)
Norms
Zimbardo Prison Study
Social Loafing
Deindividuation
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
Defined: tendency to exert less effort/work when you are in a…
Defined: people feel anonymous in large groups and lose self-…
Norms
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Zimbardo Prison Study
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
Psychology 7
Learning
John B. Watson
Classical Conditioning
Acquisition
involves the acquisition of new knowledge skills or responses…
Behaviourism, purely objective experimental branch of natural…
a neutral stimulus producses a response after being paired wi…
the phase of classical conditioning when the CS and the US ar…
Learning
involves the acquisition of new knowledge skills or responses…
John B. Watson
Behaviourism, purely objective experimental branch of natural…
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psychology 7
techniques to study brain
Non invasive techniques
EEG
Brain Imaging PET
Brain lesion: Brain tissue that has been destroyed... -Done expe…
EEG
Measure of electrical activity in brain recorded from scalp... V…
PET (positron emission tomography): Indirect measure of brain…
techniques to study brain
Brain lesion: Brain tissue that has been destroyed... -Done expe…
Non invasive techniques
EEG
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Psychology 7
Thinking (cognition)
Mental Images
Concepts
Superordinate Concept
Mental activity that goes on in the brain when a person is or…
Mental representations that stand for objects or events for o…
Ideas that represent a class or category of objects, events,…
The most general form of a type of concept such as animal or…
Thinking (cognition)
Mental activity that goes on in the brain when a person is or…
Mental Images
Mental representations that stand for objects or events for o…
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Psychology 7
Concepts
Prototype model
Reasoning
Inductive reasoning
Mental categories that are used to group objects, events, and…
Emphasizes that whether a given item reflects a certain concept
Mental activity of transforming information to reach conclusi…
Specific observations to make generalizations
Concepts
Mental categories that are used to group objects, events, and…
Prototype model
Emphasizes that whether a given item reflects a certain concept
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Psychology- 7
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
The processing of information into the memory system.
The retention of encoded information over time.
The process of getting information out of memory storage.
memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
The processing of information into the memory system.
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MCAT Psychology 7- Psychological Disorders
Biomedical Approach
Bipsychoscoail appraoch
Stress
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M…
Appraoch to disorders rallying around the reduction of sympto…
Assumes there are biological, psychological, and social compo…
The levels of stress that an individual experiences can cause…
Compilation of many known psychological disorders based on sy…
Biomedical Approach
Appraoch to disorders rallying around the reduction of sympto…
Bipsychoscoail appraoch
Assumes there are biological, psychological, and social compo…
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Psychology 7
Mental Images
Concepts
Superordanate Concept
Basic Level type
Mental representaions that stand for objects or events and ha…
Ideas that represent a class or catagory of something
The most general form of a convcept
An example of a type of concept around which other similar co…
Mental Images
Mental representaions that stand for objects or events and ha…
Concepts
Ideas that represent a class or catagory of something
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Psychology 7
Learning
Classical Conditioning
operant conditioning
cognitive learning
Gaining new and lasting information/behaviours
learn and prepare for futures events/experiences
learning reward/punishment results
gaining knowledge even though we aren't consciously aware of it
Learning
Gaining new and lasting information/behaviours
Classical Conditioning
learn and prepare for futures events/experiences
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Psychology 7
memory
Von Restorff Effect
Hermann Ebbinghas
recall
process by which we store, save, and recall
people remember unusual items more than common items
pioneered the scientific study of memory by observing his cap…
method for testing where information is provided with little…
memory
process by which we store, save, and recall
Von Restorff Effect
people remember unusual items more than common items
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Psychology 7
REM Sleep
Consciousness
Circadian Rhythm
Insomnia
a stage of sleep characterized by rapid eye movements, a high…
a state of awareness, including a person's feelings, sensatio…
the rhythm of activity and inactivity lasting approximately o…
the failure to get enough sleep at night in order to feel res…
REM Sleep
a stage of sleep characterized by rapid eye movements, a high…
Consciousness
a state of awareness, including a person's feelings, sensatio…
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psychology 7
affective disorders
mania
depression
manic depression
mood disorders
extreme hyper activity that the person cannot control
extreme feelings of guilt, remorse, sadness, melancholy
person alternates between mania and depression
affective disorders
mood disorders
mania
extreme hyper activity that the person cannot control
Psychology 7
a relatively permanent change in behav…
associative learning
learning associations
Pavlov
according to the text learning involves
If a sea slug on repeated occasions receives an electric shoc…
conditioning is the process of
the first experimental studies of the associative learning we…
a relatively permanent change in behav…
according to the text learning involves
associative learning
If a sea slug on repeated occasions receives an electric shoc…
Psychology 7
Consciousness
REM sleep
Circadian rhythm
Insomnia
A state of awareness, including a person's feelings, sensatio…
A stage of sleep characterized by rapid eye movement, high-le…
A biological clock!! The rhythm of activity and inactivity la…
The failure to get enough sleep at night in order to feel res…
Consciousness
A state of awareness, including a person's feelings, sensatio…
REM sleep
A stage of sleep characterized by rapid eye movement, high-le…
Psychology 7
cerebral cortex
frontal lobes
parietal lobes
occipital lobes
the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells covering…
portion of cerebral cortex lying just behind forehead; involv…
portion of cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and t…
portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the head;…
cerebral cortex
the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells covering…
frontal lobes
portion of cerebral cortex lying just behind forehead; involv…
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Psychology 7
Psychotherapy
Electric psychotherapy
psychodynamic psychotherapies
free association
An interaction between a socially sanctioned clinician and so…
A form of psychotherapy that involves... drawing on techniques f…
Therapies that explore childhood events... and encourage individ…
In free association, the client reports every thought that en…
Psychotherapy
An interaction between a socially sanctioned clinician and so…
Electric psychotherapy
A form of psychotherapy that involves... drawing on techniques f…
Psychology - 7
Dissociative Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Somatoform Disorder
Person experiences changes memory, identity, or conciousness…
Where traumatic events that you have done, experienced come b…
Changging emotional difficulties into the loss of a specific…
Condition where there is no physical cause
Dissociative Disorder
Person experiences changes memory, identity, or conciousness…
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Where traumatic events that you have done, experienced come b…
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psychology 7
learning
behaviorism
classical conditioning
unconditioned response
the proces of acquiring through experience new information or…
the view that psychology 1 should be an objective science tha…
a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
in classical conditioning an unlearned naturally occurring re…
learning
the proces of acquiring through experience new information or…
behaviorism
the view that psychology 1 should be an objective science tha…
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psychology 7
learning
pavlov
stimulus generalization
stimulus discrimination
the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, st…
is best known for discovering the conditioned response ( the…
the act or process of responding to a stimulus similar to but…
the tendency to stop making a generalized response to a stimu…
learning
the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, st…
pavlov
is best known for discovering the conditioned response ( the…
Psychology 7
a relatively permanent change in behav…
associative learning
learning associations
Pavlov
according to the text learning involves
If a sea slug on repeated occasions receives an electric shoc…
conditioning is the process of
the first experimental studies of the associative learning we…
a relatively permanent change in behav…
according to the text learning involves
associative learning
If a sea slug on repeated occasions receives an electric shoc…
30 terms
Psychology 7
The four stages of sleep in which most…
The first stage of deep sleep
The deepest stage of sleep. Stage in w…
The lightest stage of sleep similar to…
NREM
Stage 3
Stage 4
Stage 1
The four stages of sleep in which most…
NREM
The first stage of deep sleep
Stage 3
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Psychology #7
Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
active system that organizes and stores info
converting usable info into a usable form
holding info in a memory
taking memories out of storage
Memory
active system that organizes and stores info
Encoding
converting usable info into a usable form
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Psychology #7 ~ Educational Psychology
educational psychology
assessment
intervention
consultation
a field dedicated to the study of how people learn
evaluation of a learner's skills, abilities, and knowledge le…
one-on-one help with learning strategies, or recommendations…
meeting between educational psychologist and educational prof…
educational psychology
a field dedicated to the study of how people learn
assessment
evaluation of a learner's skills, abilities, and knowledge le…
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Psychology Unit 7 - Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Influence
Social Thinking
Attribution Theory
The study of how we think about, influence, and relate to o…
The part of social psychology that looks at how others influe…
The part of social psychology that looks at how we form our…
the tendency to explain a person's behavior because of either…
Social Psychology
The study of how we think about, influence, and relate to o…
Social Influence
The part of social psychology that looks at how others influe…
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Social Psychology 5-7
A very strong cultural norm dictates t…
Research on the differences in men and…
Research on possible hormonal influenc…
The male-to-female arrest ratio for mu…
biology and culture interact to develop gender-role norms.
men tend to be more democratic, women autocratic.
violent male criminals have higher than normal testosterone l…
10 to 1.
A very strong cultural norm dictates t…
biology and culture interact to develop gender-role norms.
Research on the differences in men and…
men tend to be more democratic, women autocratic.
137 terms
Social Psychology 5-7
A very strong cultural norm dictates t…
Research on the differences in men and…
Research on possible hormonal influenc…
The male-to-female arrest ratio for mu…
biology and culture interact to develop gender-role norms.
men tend to be more democratic, women autocratic.
violent male criminals have higher than normal testosterone l…
10 to 1.
A very strong cultural norm dictates t…
biology and culture interact to develop gender-role norms.
Research on the differences in men and…
men tend to be more democratic, women autocratic.
7 Perspectives in Psychology
Psychoanalytic Perspective
Behavioural/Learning Perspective
Cognitive Perspective
Biological Perspective
focus is on the unconscious motives and how this impacts dail…
Focus is on studying observable behaviour. Learning and envir…
focus is on how humans process, store, and use information. A…
Neuroscience emphasizes the impact of biology on behaviour. P…
Psychoanalytic Perspective
focus is on the unconscious motives and how this impacts dail…
Behavioural/Learning Perspective
Focus is on studying observable behaviour. Learning and envir…
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Developmental Psychology (7-9%)
Developmental Psychologist
Nature vs. Nurture
Cross-Sectional Research
Longitudinal Research
Studies how our behaviors and thoughts change over our entire…
"Nature" refers to genetic factors involved in development an…
Developmental research that uses participants of different ag…
Developmental research that takes place over a long period of…
Developmental Psychologist
Studies how our behaviors and thoughts change over our entire…
Nature vs. Nurture
"Nature" refers to genetic factors involved in development an…
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psychology 7
Mr. Krohn hammer/trophy qeustion
phonemes and morphemes refer to
which example would be better explaine…
what affect does recent research indic…
functional fixedness
elements of language
you are able to remember verbatim a riddle you worked on for…
the labels we apply affect our thoughts
Mr. Krohn hammer/trophy qeustion
functional fixedness
phonemes and morphemes refer to
elements of language
Ch. 7 Psychology Terms
Memory
Sensory Memory
Encoding
Storage
any indication that learning has persisted over time
very brief and fades quickly ... length capacity: very short fra…
the processing of information so that is can be stored
the retention of encoded representations over time
Memory
any indication that learning has persisted over time
Sensory Memory
very brief and fades quickly ... length capacity: very short fra…
Psychology 7
Three ways of learning
Observational Learning
Operant Conditioning
Classical Conditioning
Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning, andnObservation…
a type of learning most associated with the work and social l…
a method of learning that occurs through rewards and punishme…
a learning process that occurs when two stimuli are repeatedl…
Three ways of learning
Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning, andnObservation…
Observational Learning
a type of learning most associated with the work and social l…
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Chapter 7 Psychology Terms
learning
associative learning
stimulus
respondent behavior
the process of acquiring through experience new information o…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
any event or situation that evokes a response
behavior that occurs as an automatic response to some stimulus
learning
the process of acquiring through experience new information o…
associative learning
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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#7 Social Psychology (AP Psychology)
Norms
Zimbardo Prison Study
Social Loafing
Deindividuation
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
Defined: tendency to exert less effort/work when you are in a…
Defined: people feel anonymous in large groups and lose self-…
Norms
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Zimbardo Prison Study
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
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Psychology #7
Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
...
processing of information into the memory system
retention of encoded material over time
process of getting the information out of the memory system
Memory
...
Encoding
processing of information into the memory system
Psychology 7
Problem-solving
Trial and error
Algorithms
Heuristic
Is the process of cognition that occurs when a gold must be r…
The problem-solving method in which one possible solution aft…
Are very specific step-by-step procedures for solving certain…
And educated guess based on prior experiences that helps narr…
Problem-solving
Is the process of cognition that occurs when a gold must be r…
Trial and error
The problem-solving method in which one possible solution aft…
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Psychology Chapter 7: Memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
Memory
the act of processing information into memory
the retention of encoded representations over time
The act of recalling or remembering stored information when i…
The nervous system's capacity to acquire and retain skills an…
encoding
the act of processing information into memory
storage
the retention of encoded representations over time
Psychology 7
What are the major determinants of att…
What is prejudice?
How does prejudice develop?
What can be done to reduce prejudice?
Background influences ... Similarity... Physical attractiveness ... Pr…
Preconceived attitude (usually negative) without rational eva…
When stereotypes are learned
Social and institutional support ... Group cooperation ... Teaching…
What are the major determinants of att…
Background influences ... Similarity... Physical attractiveness ... Pr…
What is prejudice?
Preconceived attitude (usually negative) without rational eva…
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ZCCHS Psychology 7
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
storing of information (events, general knowledge, and skills…
this is the translation of information into a form in which i…
pertaining to memory, the second stage of remembering in whic…
pertaining to memory, the third stage of remembering in which…
memory
storing of information (events, general knowledge, and skills…
encoding
this is the translation of information into a form in which i…
Psychology 7
Memory
Sensory Memory
Short-term memory
Long-term Memory
The ability to store and use information
The part of memory that holds information in its original sen…
The part of memory that temporarily (2-30 sec) stores a limit…
The part of memory that has the capacity to store a vast amou…
Memory
The ability to store and use information
Sensory Memory
The part of memory that holds information in its original sen…
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Psychology 7
Motivation
Instinct
Drive-Reduction Theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that directs or energizes behavior.
A complex unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throug…
The idea that a physiological need creates a drive (aroused t…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state.…
Motivation
A need or desire that directs or energizes behavior.
Instinct
A complex unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throug…
29 terms
Psychology #7
Motivations
Incentives
Drive reduction theory
Arousal theory
Feelings or ideas that causes us to act towards a goal
Rewards for learning
Behavior is motivated by biological needs. A drive goal is ho…
We seek an optimatum level of arousal
Motivations
Feelings or ideas that causes us to act towards a goal
Incentives
Rewards for learning
psychology 7
Visual cliff
Visual capture
Tolerance
stimulants
a laboratory device for testing depth perception, especially…
the tendency for vision to dominate the other senses
the diminishing of a psychoactive drug's effect that occurs w…
...
Visual cliff
a laboratory device for testing depth perception, especially…
Visual capture
the tendency for vision to dominate the other senses
Psychology 7
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Context Effects
Processing of information so that it will be stored
Retention of encoded representations over time
Act of recalling or remembering information for when it is ne…
Recall memories where they took place (scuba underwater)
Encoding
Processing of information so that it will be stored
Storage
Retention of encoded representations over time
Psychology 7
according to the text learning involves
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
conditioning is the process of
the first experimental studies of the…
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
associative learning
learning associations
Pavlov
according to the text learning involves
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
associative learning
75 terms
Psychology 7
according to the text learning involves
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
conditioning is the process of
the first experimental studies of the…
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
associative learning
learning associations
Pavlov
according to the text learning involves
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
If a sea slug on repeated occasions re…
associative learning
8 terms
Psychology #7 Concepts
Neurological Components of Intelligence
History of IQ tests
Stanford-Binet
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
-some studies have found a positive correlation between intel…
Western attempts to assess differences and mental ability beg…
The widely used American revision (by Terman at Stanford Univ…
The most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and p…
Neurological Components of Intelligence
-some studies have found a positive correlation between intel…
History of IQ tests
Western attempts to assess differences and mental ability beg…
Psychology 7
Which best illustrates framing
Marahs mother drops..
Corey sits at his kitchen..
After forgetting the combination
A PSA for breast mammograms
Holophrase
Recall
Chunking
Which best illustrates framing
A PSA for breast mammograms
Marahs mother drops..
Holophrase
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