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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
116 terms
AP Psych: Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Are impressions accurate?
Stereotypes
Attractive
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Impressions are not accurate due to biases and fallacies
widely held beliefs people have certain characteristics becau…
A person who is ____ are seen as more sociable, friendly, poi…
Social Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals' th…
Are impressions accurate?
Impressions are not accurate due to biases and fallacies
50 terms
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…
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…
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
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
12 terms
AP Psych - Developmental Psychology
developmental psychology
maturation
nature v nuture
heredity
psychology that deals with the maturation of human beings fro…
automatic orderly consequential process of development; happe…
genetics v environment influence; way to explain behavior
what is contained in your genes
developmental psychology
psychology that deals with the maturation of human beings fro…
maturation
automatic orderly consequential process of development; happe…
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…
PSYCH 108- Social Psychology
Social Cognition
impression formation
Impression management
Halo effect, primacy effect
how people perceive their social worlds and how they attend t…
Building a first impression of someone. Judge by appearance,…
The process of consciously making behavioral choices in order…
2 main biases in impression formation
Social Cognition
how people perceive their social worlds and how they attend t…
impression formation
Building a first impression of someone. Judge by appearance,…
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
93 terms
Social psychology PSYCH GRE
Norman Triplett
William McDougall and E.H. Ross
Verplank
Reinforcement theory
1898 published what is thought to be the first study of socia…
Both (separately) published the first textbook on social psyc…
1950's ... social approval influences behavior ... course of conv…
holds that behavior is motivated by anticipated rewards ... cha…
Norman Triplett
1898 published what is thought to be the first study of socia…
William McDougall and E.H. Ross
Both (separately) published the first textbook on social psyc…
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…
46 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…
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…
PSYCH 108- Health Psychology
the general term for describing the ps…
endorphins and enkephalins
general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
sympathetic, parasympathetic
Define stress
The body's own version of painkillers (cause WBCs to congrega…
Seyle's concept that the body responds to stress with alarm,…
When your body is in the alarm phase (fight or flight), it re…
the general term for describing the ps…
Define stress
endorphins and enkephalins
The body's own version of painkillers (cause WBCs to congrega…
68 terms
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
18 terms
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…
Psych Unit 8 - Development Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Teratogens
Organism immediately following conception; cells dividing, 4…
3-8 weeks following conception; organs begin to form, diff. b…
8-40 weeks following conception; myelination begins, food pre…
Harmful agents that can reach the embryo or fetus during pren…
Zygote
Organism immediately following conception; cells dividing, 4…
Embryo
3-8 weeks following conception; organs begin to form, diff. b…
111 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
43 terms
Psych 111 History of Psychology
Essences
Dualism
Empiricism
Rationalism
the commonality among things, used by Socrates
Plato believed that the Mind and the Body both exist. The min…
All knowledge comes from observation, sensory experiences. Kn…
All knowledge comes from logics, mathematics, and introspecti…
Essences
the commonality among things, used by Socrates
Dualism
Plato believed that the Mind and the Body both exist. The min…
30 terms
11 Psych ATAR :Developmental Psychology
development involving the body's physi…
the way in which individuals' interact…
development in terms of information pr…
refers to traits, abilities, and capab…
Physical
Social
Cognitive
Nature
development involving the body's physi…
Physical
the way in which individuals' interact…
Social
71 terms
Positive Psychology (Psych 121)
Positive Psychology
Researchers are striving for
"A crisis is an opportunity riding the…
Crisis in Western culture (materialism)
sub-discipline is defined as the area of study that encompass…
a serious scientific inquiry into happiness and related topics
Chinese proverb
Capitalism has led to a strong sense of belief in accumulatin…
Positive Psychology
sub-discipline is defined as the area of study that encompass…
Researchers are striving for
a serious scientific inquiry into happiness and related topics
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
71 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…
50 terms
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…
36 terms
Psychology - Treatment of Psych Disorders (Nicdao)
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…
38 terms
Psych 111: History of Psychology Consolidated
Where does the history of psychology b…
Plato
Aristotle
How did Descartes further the developm…
Psychology begins in Ancient Greece= democracy, freedom of in…
Plato- student of Socrates.... Dualism: Plato believed that the…
Aristotle- Student of Plato... Entelechy- Highest purpose, huma…
Descartes believed in interactionism—the mind can interact wi…
Where does the history of psychology b…
Psychology begins in Ancient Greece= democracy, freedom of in…
Plato
Plato- student of Socrates.... Dualism: Plato believed that the…
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…
24 terms
Psych!! (Psychology)
Cerebral Cortex
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
largest division of brain; the body's ultimate control and in…
involved in planning, decision-making, abstract thought, and…
responsible for reception and evaluation of sensory information
area that involves hearing, memory, and smell
Cerebral Cortex
largest division of brain; the body's ultimate control and in…
Frontal Lobe
involved in planning, decision-making, abstract thought, and…
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…
35 terms
Intro Psych- Psychology of Learning
Behavioral learning theory
Behaviorism
Classical Conditioning
Unconditioned Stimulus
Explanation of learning that emphasizes observable changes in…
A theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientifi…
Conditioning process in which an originally neutral stimulus,…
A stimulus that evokes an unconditioned response without prev…
Behavioral learning theory
Explanation of learning that emphasizes observable changes in…
Behaviorism
A theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientifi…
52 terms
AP Psych ch 14 Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
36 terms
EHS 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…
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