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Wade Psychology Chapter 1
psychology
empirical evidience
assumption
bias
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
beliefs that are taken for granted
often remains hidden until someone challenges our belief and…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
empirical evidience
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
30 terms
Wade Psychology Chapter 1
psychology
empirical evidience
assumption
bias
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
beliefs that are taken for granted
often remains hidden until someone challenges our belief and…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
empirical evidience
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
96 terms
Psychology, Chapter 4 (Wade)
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
All portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spin…
The subdivision of the peripheral nervous system that connect…
Central Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
Spinal Cord
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
56 terms
Psychology, Chapter 2 (Wade)
theory
hypothesis
operational definition
principle of falsifiability
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
a precise definition of a term in a hypothesis which specifie…
the principle that a scientific theory must predict not only…
theory
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
hypothesis
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
65 terms
Psychology, Chapter 1 (Wade)
psychology
empirical evidience
assumption
bias
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
beliefs that are taken for granted
often remains hidden until someone challenges our belief and…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
empirical evidience
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
48 terms
Wade Psychology Chapter 1
psychology
empirical evidience
assumption
bias
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
beliefs that are taken for granted
often remains hidden until someone challenges our belief and…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
empirical evidience
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
33 terms
Psychology, Chapter 3 (Wade)
evolutionary psychology
behavioral genetics
genes
chromosomes
a field of psychology emphasizing evolutionary mechnaisms tha…
an interdisciplinary field of study concerned with the geneti…
the functional units of heredity; theya re composed of DNA an…
within every cell, rod-shaped structures that carry the genes
evolutionary psychology
a field of psychology emphasizing evolutionary mechnaisms tha…
behavioral genetics
an interdisciplinary field of study concerned with the geneti…
30 terms
Wade Psychology Chapter 1
psychology
empirical evidience
assumption
bias
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
beliefs that are taken for granted
often remains hidden until someone challenges our belief and…
psychology
scientific study of behavior and mental processes, affected b…
empirical evidience
evidence that has been gathered by careful observation, exper…
20 terms
Psychology Wade Chapter 1
empirical evidence
psychology
critical thinking
phrenology
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
the ability and willingness to assess claims and make judgmen…
the now-discredited theory that different brain areas account…
empirical evidence
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
psychology
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
30 terms
Psychology (Wade & Tavris) Ch. 5
consciousness
biological rhythm
endogenous biological rhythms
circadian rhythm
Our immediate awareness of metal activity, internal sensation…
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
generated from within rather that by external cues. Example:…
Once about every 24 hours
consciousness
Our immediate awareness of metal activity, internal sensation…
biological rhythm
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
45 terms
Wade and Tavris Psychology Ch 15
Psychopathology
Factors of Psychopathology
Insanity
Diagnosis
The study of mental disorders
behavior that's socially unacceptable or violates social norm…
legal term; whether a person is aware of the consequences of…
way to give a description to a group of behaviors or symptoms…
Psychopathology
The study of mental disorders
Factors of Psychopathology
behavior that's socially unacceptable or violates social norm…
35 terms
Wade Tarvis Psychology Ch. 8
social psychology
culture
norms
roles
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
rules about how we are supposed to act, enforced by threats o…
social positions regulated by norms about how people in those…
social psychology
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
culture
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
35 terms
Wade Tarvis Psychology Ch. 8
social psychology
culture
norms
roles
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
rules about how we are supposed to act, enforced by threats o…
social positions regulated by norms about how people in those…
social psychology
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
culture
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
22 terms
Wade Tarvis Ch. 7 Psychology
learning
behaviorism
unconditioned stimulus and response
extinction
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
an approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observ…
us- elicits a response in the absense of learning.... ur- the re…
the weakening and eventual disappearance of a learned respons…
learning
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
behaviorism
an approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observ…
Psychology Wade Chapters 1 and 2
empirical evidence
psychology
critical thinking
assumptions
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
the ability and willingness to assess claims and make judgmen…
beliefs that are taken for granted
empirical evidence
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
psychology
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
72 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter Six
sensation
perception
sense receptors
doctrine of specific nerve energies
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Specialized cells that convert physical energy in the environ…
states that different sensory modalites exist because signals…
sensation
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
15 terms
Wade and Tavris Psychology Ch 16
Anti-depressants
MAOIS
Tricyclics
SSRIs
Used to Treat mood disorders, anxiety, phobias, and OCD- 3 ypes
increase norepinephrine and serotonin; have a lot of side eff…
increases norepinephrine; side effects include weight gain an…
specifically increase serotonin; must temper use in order to…
Anti-depressants
Used to Treat mood disorders, anxiety, phobias, and OCD- 3 ypes
MAOIS
increase norepinephrine and serotonin; have a lot of side eff…
45 terms
Wade and Tavris Psychology Ch 15
Psychopathology
Factors of Psychopathology
Insanity
Diagnosis
The study of mental disorders
behavior that's socially unacceptable or violates social norm…
legal term; whether a person is aware of the consequences of…
way to give a description to a group of behaviors or symptoms…
Psychopathology
The study of mental disorders
Factors of Psychopathology
behavior that's socially unacceptable or violates social norm…
29 terms
Wade and Tavris Psychology ch 14
Personality
Psychoanalytic/dynamic theories
Freud's personality theory
id
distinctive pattern of behavior, mannerisms, and emotions tha…
Freud, Adler, Jung
3 major systems id, ego, superego and psychosexual stages
unconscious desires to avoid pain and seek pleasure, associat…
Personality
distinctive pattern of behavior, mannerisms, and emotions tha…
Psychoanalytic/dynamic theories
Freud, Adler, Jung
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter Six
sensation
perception
sense receptors
doctrine of specific nerve energies
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Specialized cells that convert physical energy in the environ…
states that different sensory modalites exist because signals…
sensation
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
72 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter Six
sensation
perception
sense receptors
doctrine of specific nerve energies
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Specialized cells that convert physical energy in the environ…
states that different sensory modalites exist because signals…
sensation
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
31 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders
mental disorder
DSM
culture-bound syndromes
projective tests
any behavior or emotional state that causes an individual gre…
the standard reference manual used to diagnose mental disorders
symptoms or mental disorders that are specific to particular…
psychological tests used to infer a person's motives conflict…
mental disorder
any behavior or emotional state that causes an individual gre…
DSM
the standard reference manual used to diagnose mental disorders
72 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter Six
sensation
perception
sense receptors
doctrine of specific nerve energies
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Specialized cells that convert physical energy in the environ…
states that different sensory modalites exist because signals…
sensation
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
25 terms
Psychology (Wade & Tavris) Ch. 5
consciousness
biological rhythm
endogenous biological rhythms
circadian rhythm
Our immediate awareness of mental activity, internal sensatio…
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
generated from within rather that by external cues. Example:…
A biological rhythm with a period of about every 24 hours
consciousness
Our immediate awareness of mental activity, internal sensatio…
biological rhythm
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
72 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter Six
sensation
perception
sense receptors
doctrine of specific nerve energies
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Specialized cells that convert physical energy in the environ…
states that different sensory modalites exist because signals…
sensation
the detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by phys…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
35 terms
Wade Tarvis Psychology Ch. 8
social psychology
culture
norms
roles
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
rules about how we are supposed to act, enforced by threats o…
social positions regulated by norms about how people in those…
social psychology
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
culture
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
25 terms
Psychology (Wade & Tavris) Ch. 5
consciousness
biological rhythm
endogenous biological rhythms
circadian rhythm
Our immediate awareness of mental activity, internal sensatio…
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
generated from within rather that by external cues. Example:…
A biological rhythm with a period of about every 24 hours
consciousness
Our immediate awareness of mental activity, internal sensatio…
biological rhythm
A periodic,more or less regular fluctuation in a biological s…
45 terms
Psychology 101 Wade and Tarvis Chapter 7
concept
prototypical
propositions
cognitive schema
A mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
Things in the same category have similar features that are di…
made of concepts and express a unitary idea
mental model of aspects of the world
concept
A mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
prototypical
Things in the same category have similar features that are di…
35 terms
Wade Tarvis Psychology Ch. 8
social psychology
culture
norms
roles
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
rules about how we are supposed to act, enforced by threats o…
social positions regulated by norms about how people in those…
social psychology
the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to…
culture
a program of shared rules that governs the behavior of member…
50 terms
Wade and Travis Psychology Chapter 16
major classes of drugs used to treat e…
anti-anxiety drugs
Newer anti-anxiety drugs
Antidepressant drugs
1. anti-anxiety drugs/tranquillizers... 2. antidepressant drugs…
designed to reduce anxiety without affecting alertness or con…
e.g., Buspirone ... fewer side effects, less potential for abuse…
used for depression, anxiety, phobias and OCD... non-addictive…
major classes of drugs used to treat e…
1. anti-anxiety drugs/tranquillizers... 2. antidepressant drugs…
anti-anxiety drugs
designed to reduce anxiety without affecting alertness or con…
34 terms
Psychology: Chapter 10 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Source Misattribution
Confabulation
Explicit Memory
Recall
The inability to distinguish an actual memory of an event fro…
Confusion of an event that happened to someone else with one…
Conscious, intentional recollection of an event or of an item…
The ability to retrieve and reproduce from memory previously…
Source Misattribution
The inability to distinguish an actual memory of an event fro…
Confabulation
Confusion of an event that happened to someone else with one…
52 terms
Psychology: Chapter 4 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
All portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spin…
The subdivision of the peripheral nervous system that connect…
Central Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
Spinal Cord
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
76 terms
Psychology Wade Chapters 1 and 2
empirical evidence
psychology
critical thinking
assumptions
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
the ability and willingness to assess claims and make judgmen…
beliefs that are taken for granted
empirical evidence
gathered by careful observation, experimentation, and measure…
psychology
the discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
Psychology Wade Chapter 2 11th edition
theory
hypothesis
operational definition
principle of falsifiability
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
a precise definition of a term in a hypothesis which specifie…
the principle that a scientific theory must predict not only…
theory
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
hypothesis
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
Psychology: Chapter 4 (Wade, 11th Edition)
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
All portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spin…
The subdivision of the peripheral nervous system that connect…
Central Nervous System
The portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and…
Spinal Cord
A collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
59 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 10 Memory
memory
reconstructive memory
source misattribution
flashbulb memories
refers to the capacity to retain and retrieve information, an…
memory that has been simplified, enriched, or distorted, depe…
the inability to distinguish an actual memory of an event fro…
detailed memory for events surrounding a dramatic event that…
memory
refers to the capacity to retain and retrieve information, an…
reconstructive memory
memory that has been simplified, enriched, or distorted, depe…
31 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders
mental disorder
DSM
culture-bound syndromes
projective tests
any behavior or emotional state that causes an individual gre…
the standard reference manual used to diagnose mental disorders
symptoms or mental disorders that are specific to particular…
psychological tests used to infer a person's motives conflict…
mental disorder
any behavior or emotional state that causes an individual gre…
DSM
the standard reference manual used to diagnose mental disorders
29 terms
Wade and Tavris Psychology Chapter 12: Motivation
Motivation
Intrinsic motivation
Extrinsic motivation
Set point
An inferred process within a person or animal that causes mov…
The pursuit of an activity for its own sake
The pursuit of an activity for external rewards such as money…
The genetically influenced weight range for an individual tha…
Motivation
An inferred process within a person or animal that causes mov…
Intrinsic motivation
The pursuit of an activity for its own sake
23 terms
Psychology: Chapter 5 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Biological Rhythm
Endogenous
Circadian Rhythm
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
A periodic, more or less regular fluctuation in a biological…
Generated from within rather than by external cues.
A biological rhythm with a period of about 24 hours.
An area of the brain containing a biological clock that gover…
Biological Rhythm
A periodic, more or less regular fluctuation in a biological…
Endogenous
Generated from within rather than by external cues.
42 terms
Psychology: Chapter 2 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Principle of Falsifiability
An organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
A statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
A precise definition of a term in a hypothesis, which specifi…
The principle that a scientific theory must make predictions…
Theory
An organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
Hypothesis
A statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
24 terms
Psychology: Chapter 1 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Empirical
Psychology
Critical Thinking
Phrenology
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
The ability and willingness to assess claims critically and t…
The now discredited theory that different brain areas account…
Empirical
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
Psychology
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
49 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 14 Theories of Personality
personality
trait
psychoanalysis
psychodynamic theories
a distinctive and relatively stable pattern of behavior, thou…
a characteristic of an individual, describing a habitual way…
a theory of personality an a method of psychotherapy develope…
theories that explain behavior and personality in termos of u…
personality
a distinctive and relatively stable pattern of behavior, thou…
trait
a characteristic of an individual, describing a habitual way…
42 terms
Psychology: Chapter 2 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Principle of Falsifiability
An organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
A statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
A precise definition of a term in a hypothesis, which specifi…
The principle that a scientific theory must make predictions…
Theory
An organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
Hypothesis
A statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
37 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 9 Thinking and Intelligence
concept
basic concepts
prototype
proposition
a mental category that groups objects, relations, activities,…
concepts that have a moderate number of instances and are eas…
an especially representative example of a concept
a unit of meaning that is made up of concepts and expresses a…
concept
a mental category that groups objects, relations, activities,…
basic concepts
concepts that have a moderate number of instances and are eas…
66 terms
Gen. Psychology Ch. 4 [Wade & Tavris]
central nervous system (CNS)
spinal cord
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
sensory nerves
includes the brain, spinal cord. receives, processes, interpr…
a collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
all portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spin…
carry messages from special receptor in the skin, muscles, an…
central nervous system (CNS)
includes the brain, spinal cord. receives, processes, interpr…
spinal cord
a collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from th…
36 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 10 Memory
reconstructive memory
flashbulb memories
confabulation
explicit memory
memory that has been simplified, enriched, or distorted, depe…
detailed memory for events surrounding a dramatic event that…
confusion of an event that happened to someone else with one…
conscious, intentional recollection of an event or of an item…
reconstructive memory
memory that has been simplified, enriched, or distorted, depe…
flashbulb memories
detailed memory for events surrounding a dramatic event that…
38 terms
Psychology Wade and Tavris Chapter 7 Learning and Conditioning
learning
behaviorism
conditioning
unconditioned stimulus
a relatively permanent change in behavior (or behavioral pote…
an approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observ…
a basic kind of learning that involves associations between e…
the classical-conditioning term for a stimulus that elicits a…
learning
a relatively permanent change in behavior (or behavioral pote…
behaviorism
an approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observ…
73 terms
Invitation to Psychology Wade and Travis Chapter 1 terms
Psychology ( pg.4)
Empirical (pg.4)
Phrenology ( pg.5)
Functionalism ( pg.6)
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
The now discredited theory that different brain areas account…
An early psychological approach that emphasized the function…
Psychology ( pg.4)
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
Empirical (pg.4)
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
24 terms
Psychology: Chapter 1 (Wade, 10th Edition)
Empirical
Psychology
Critical Thinking
Phrenology
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
The ability and willingness to assess claims critically and t…
The now discredited theory that different brain areas account…
Empirical
Relying on or derived from observation, experimentation, or m…
Psychology
The discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes a…
54 terms
Psychology Wade Chapter 2 11th edition
theory
hypothesis
operational definition
principle of falsifiability
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
a precise definition of a term in a hypothesis which specifie…
the principle that a scientific theory must predict not only…
theory
an organized system of assumptions and principles that purpor…
hypothesis
a statement that attempts to predict or to account for a set…
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