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40 terms
Developmental Psychology/General Psych
Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
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 human egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid…
58 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
48 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
42 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
hostile aggression
foot-in-the-door phenomenon
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: being mean or violent to another for the sake of causing…
def: the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
fundamental attribution error
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
40 terms
Rside-Psych Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Attribution
Internal attribution
External attribution
study of how others influence our thoughts, feelings and acti…
explanation for the cause of behaviors or events
(dispositional), cause of a behavior or event was the result…
(situational), cause of a behavior or event was the result of…
Social Psychology
study of how others influence our thoughts, feelings and acti…
Attribution
explanation for the cause of behaviors or events
45 terms
AP Psychology - Developmental Psych
developmental psychology
zygote
germinal stage
embryonic stage
the study of continuity and change across the life span
a single cell that contains chromosomes from both a sperm and…
the 2 week period of prenatal development hat begins at conce…
the period of prenatal development that blasts from the secon…
developmental psychology
the study of continuity and change across the life span
zygote
a single cell that contains chromosomes from both a sperm and…
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Perception
Impression Formation
Social Schema
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
process of developing an opinion or impression of another per…
mental image or representation that we use to understand our…
Social Psychology
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
Social Perception
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
42 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social thinking
Attribution theory
Fundamental attribution error
studies how we think about, influence, and relate to one anot…
How we think about others, especially when they engage in doi…
(Fritz Heider) suggests how we explain someone's behaviour -…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behaviou…
Social Psychology
studies how we think about, influence, and relate to one anot…
Social thinking
How we think about others, especially when they engage in doi…
24 terms
AP Psych Social Psychology
1. Behaviorism
2. Biopsychological perspective
3. Cognitive neuroscience
4. Cognitive perspective
the science of behavior that focuses on observable behavior o…
perspective that attributes human and animal behavior to biol…
study of the physical change in the brain and the nervous sys…
modern perspective that focuses on memory, intelligence, perc…
1. Behaviorism
the science of behavior that focuses on observable behavior o…
2. Biopsychological perspective
perspective that attributes human and animal behavior to biol…
AP Psych- Abnormal Psychology
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Medical model
DSM-IV-TR
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
Mental illness needs to be diagnosed on the basis of it's sym…
Widely used system for classifying psychological disorders
Psychological disorder
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
35 terms
Psych Chapter 1: Psychology
Psychology
Mental Activity
Behavior
Critical Thinking
The objective study of mental activity and behavior which com…
Senses; Individual perception of the world and interpretation…
Actions which result from mental activity
Systematically evaluating information to reach reasonable con…
Psychology
The objective study of mental activity and behavior which com…
Mental Activity
Senses; Individual perception of the world and interpretation…
103 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Stereotypes
Attractive
Illusory Correlation
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
A person who is ____ are seen as more sociable, friendly, poi…
occurs when people overestimate how often they have encounter…
Social Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Stereotypes
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
48 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
Psych: Chapter 10 Social Psychology
social psychology
social influence
conformity
groupthink
~Book Definition: the scientific study of how a person's thou…
~Book Definition: the scientific study of how a person's thou…
~Book Definition: changing one's own behavior to match that o…
~Book Definition: kind of thinking that occurs when people pl…
social psychology
~Book Definition: the scientific study of how a person's thou…
social influence
~Book Definition: the scientific study of how a person's thou…
Psych Schools of Psychology
Psychology
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
-Scientific study of behavior and mental processes ... -Scientif…
-The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sc…
-Early 1800s... -Focus on the mind... -Introspection=looking into o…
-Late 1800s... -Exploration of down-to-earth emotions, memories,…
Psychology
-Scientific study of behavior and mental processes ... -Scientif…
Empiricism
-The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sc…
53 terms
AP Psych CH 9 - Development 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…
89 terms
PSYCH: Ch. 3: Biological Psychology
nerve cells
neurons
cell body
dendrite
communication portals
nerve cells specialized for COMMUNICATION
also called "soma"; the CENTRAL REGION of the neuron
portion of neuron that RECEIVES SIGNALS; PASS ON info. to the…
nerve cells
communication portals
neurons
nerve cells specialized for COMMUNICATION
119 terms
PSYCH3003 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
aetiology
therapies
theories aetiology
differential
Proposed explanations for the development and maintenance of…
Theories of Aetiology are important because they can guide th…
Learning theories and Cognitive theories are two _______ of _…
In DSM, ___________ diagnosis can help clinicians to distingu…
aetiology
Proposed explanations for the development and maintenance of…
therapies
Theories of Aetiology are important because they can guide th…
71 terms
Psych 101 - Social Psychology
Kurt Lewin
attribution theory
internal dispositional and external si…
internal dispositional factors
-founder of social psychology... -Applied Psychology, Group Dyna…
Fritz Heider (1958) suggested that we have a tendency to give…
people attribute credit or blame to:
ex: Mike is smart because he has a high IQ... ex: John's behavio…
Kurt Lewin
-founder of social psychology... -Applied Psychology, Group Dyna…
attribution theory
Fritz Heider (1958) suggested that we have a tendency to give…
63 terms
AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
identical twins
fraternal twins
zygote
embryo
have the same DNA; comes from the same egg
have different DNA; come from different eggs and sperm
fertilized egg; first stage of prenatal development
forms two weeks after conception; second stage of prenatal de…
identical twins
have the same DNA; comes from the same egg
fraternal twins
have different DNA; come from different eggs and sperm
41 terms
INTRO TO PSYCH: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
why are humans social?
parasocial attachments
behavioral basis for affiliation
fight or flight
they seek companionship, division of labor, and manifestation…
feelings towards individuals we don't actually know i.e. cele…
human stress response
stress response where the sympathetic nervous system responds…
why are humans social?
they seek companionship, division of labor, and manifestation…
parasocial attachments
feelings towards individuals we don't actually know i.e. cele…
56 terms
AP PSYCH BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Biological Psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
the bushy, branching extension of a neuron that receives mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
Biological Psychology
branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
304 terms
Physiological Psychology PSYCH GRE
Franz Gall
phrenology
Pierre Flourens
Extirpate/Ablation
1758-1828 ... developed Phrenology
if a particular trait were well developed then that part of t…
first person to study the functions of the major sections of…
various parts of the brain are surgically removed and the beh…
Franz Gall
1758-1828 ... developed Phrenology
phrenology
if a particular trait were well developed then that part of t…
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psychology-social psych
aggression
Frustration Aggression Hypothesis
Konrad Lorenz ()
social learning
focus on harming someone/something... - most destructive force i…
agression is always the result of frustration
propose aggression comes from instinct, & even genetics
watching behavior of others can influence learning aggressive…
aggression
focus on harming someone/something... - most destructive force i…
Frustration Aggression Hypothesis
agression is always the result of frustration
35 terms
AP Psych Freud Psychology
repression
regression
reaction formation
rationalization
unconsciously forgetting information that is too painful to r…
reverting to childlike behavior to get the attention you got…
replacing feelings that are socially or personally unacceptab…
making logical excuses for illogical behavior
repression
unconsciously forgetting information that is too painful to r…
regression
reverting to childlike behavior to get the attention you got…
Developmental Psychology AP Psych.
developmental psychology
nature vs. nurture
genetics
scheme
the study of age -related changes in behavior & neutral proce…
Nature : refers to heredity; the influence of inherited chara…
the science of inherited traits.
a concept or framework that organizes and intercepts info.
developmental psychology
the study of age -related changes in behavior & neutral proce…
nature vs. nurture
Nature : refers to heredity; the influence of inherited chara…
Abnormal Psychology (Psych 470)
Abnormal Psychology
Abnormal Behavior
Abnormality
Clinical Significance
The field of psychology concerned with the assessment, treatm…
Behavior characterized as atypical, socially unacceptable, di…
Any pattern of behavior that causes people significant distre…
The first critique for abnormality, meaning that... the behavior…
Abnormal Psychology
The field of psychology concerned with the assessment, treatm…
Abnormal Behavior
Behavior characterized as atypical, socially unacceptable, di…
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AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
developmental psychology
Continuity vs stages
stability vs change
zygote
the scientific study of how and why human beings change over…
is development a gradual process or a sequence of stages
do our early personality traits continue through life or do w…
fertilized egg cell
developmental psychology
the scientific study of how and why human beings change over…
Continuity vs stages
is development a gradual process or a sequence of stages
49 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
def: the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's beh…
def: feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispo…
social psychology
def: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, a…
attribution theory
def: the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediti…
25 terms
Honors Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Attitude
Foot-In-The-Door Phenomenon
Conformity
The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Feelings, often based on our beliefs, that predispose us to r…
The tendency for people who have first agreed to a small requ…
Adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group…
Social Psychology
The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Attitude
Feelings, often based on our beliefs, that predispose us to r…
PSYCH 102: Social Psychology
social psychology
social comparison theory
mass hysteria
attribution
study of how people influence others' behaviour, beliefs, and…
theory that we seek to evaluate our abilities and beliefs by…
outbreak of irrational behaviour that is spread by social con…
process of assigning causes to behaviour
social psychology
study of how people influence others' behaviour, beliefs, and…
social comparison theory
theory that we seek to evaluate our abilities and beliefs by…
49 terms
AP Psych Ch 1 History of Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Introspection
William James
Functionalism
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in…
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
1842-1910; Field: functionalism; Contributions: studied how h…
a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
Wilhelm Wundt
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in…
Introspection
a method of self-observation in which participants report the…
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
37 terms
AP Psych - Social Psychology
attitude
mere exposure effect
central route
cognitive dissonance theory
a set of beliefs and feelings
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
deeply processing the content of the message
people are motivated to have consistent attitudes and behavior
attitude
a set of beliefs and feelings
mere exposure effect
the more one is exposed to something, the more one will come…
59 terms
AP Psych- Abnormal Psychology
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Medical model
DSM-IV-TR
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
Mental illness needs to be diagnosed on the basis of it's sym…
Widely used system for classifying psychological disorders
Psychological disorder
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of m…
42 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
120 terms
Social Psychology (Psych 345)
Cognitive Dissonance
Self-Affirmation
Impact Bias
Postdecision Dissonance
the discomfort that people feel when two cognitions conflict,…
in the context of dissonance theory, a way of reducing disson…
the tendency to overestimate the intensity and duration of on…
dissonance aroused after making a decision typically reduced…
Cognitive Dissonance
the discomfort that people feel when two cognitions conflict,…
Self-Affirmation
in the context of dissonance theory, a way of reducing disson…
51 terms
Psych 101- Social Psychology
social psychology
conformity
groupthink
compliance
the scientific study of the way in which people's thoughts, f…
changing behavior or beliefs to match others
when people place more importance on maintaining group cohesi…
changing behavior as a result of other people's directing or…
social psychology
the scientific study of the way in which people's thoughts, f…
conformity
changing behavior or beliefs to match others
52 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Perception
Impression Formation
Social Schema
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
process of developing an opinion or impression of another per…
mental image or representation that we use to understand our…
Social Psychology
subfield in psychology that deals with how our thoughts, feel…
Social Perception
processes by which we form impressions, make judgements, and…
36 terms
AP Psychology Unit 13 - Treatment of Psych Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
64 terms
AP Psych (Bio-psychology)
medulla
cerebellum
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
controls heart rate, breathing, blood pressure (autonomic fun…
coordinates muscle movement and balance
abstract though, emotional control, logic
receives sensory information, sensory cortex
medulla
controls heart rate, breathing, blood pressure (autonomic fun…
cerebellum
coordinates muscle movement and balance
56 terms
AP Psych-Developmental Psychology
cross sectional research
continuous growth
discontinuous growth
critical period
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
gradual process--growth happens slowly
growth happens in leaps or spurts
time during which a skill or ability must develop or it proba…
cross sectional research
compare groups of people of various ages on similar task--can…
continuous growth
gradual process--growth happens slowly
Psych 178: Health Psychology
Health Psychology... (What is health Psyc…
Health
Etiology
wellness/ optimum health state
Understanding psychological influences on how people stay hea…
" a complete state of physical, mental, and social well-being…
refers to the origins or causes of illness
health is recognized as the balance among physical, mental, a…
Health Psychology... (What is health Psyc…
Understanding psychological influences on how people stay hea…
Health
" a complete state of physical, mental, and social well-being…
Psych 111 (Abnormal Psychology)
The 3 models that are used by psycholo…
Medical Model
Behavioral Model
Sociocultural Model
Medical, behavioral, and sociocultural model.
Sigmund Freud, Look at mental disorders like illnesses—"menta…
Behaviorists like Skinner say mental disorders are a result o…
Mental disorders are symptoms of cultural psychopathology; lo…
The 3 models that are used by psycholo…
Medical, behavioral, and sociocultural model.
Medical Model
Sigmund Freud, Look at mental disorders like illnesses—"menta…
67 terms
AP Psychology - Abnormal Psych and Treatment
Psychological disorder
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
Medical model
DSM-5
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
Psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
35 terms
AP Psychology Unit 13 - Treatment of Psych Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
29 terms
Psych: Psychology
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Positive Reinforcement
Negative Reinforcement
Learning in which a natural response (drooling) is elicited b…
Learning in which a particular action is elicited because it…
Operant conditioning: desired reward produces action.
Operant conditioning: target behaviour (response) is followed…
Classical Conditioning
Learning in which a natural response (drooling) is elicited b…
Operant Conditioning
Learning in which a particular action is elicited because it…
Psych: Final: Social Psychology
1. What topics are of interest to Soci…
1. Briefly describe the history of thi…
1. What are the differences between a…
1. What kinds of information does a fl…
Social Psych: study of how and why we humans think about, rea…
Kurt Lewin: founder of social psychology. Studied race relati…
Flawed Scientist: rational, logical, and reasonable in testin…
Consistency information: does this person behave consistently…
1. What topics are of interest to Soci…
Social Psych: study of how and why we humans think about, rea…
1. Briefly describe the history of thi…
Kurt Lewin: founder of social psychology. Studied race relati…
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