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155 terms
Psychology
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Behaviorism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Introspection
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
53 terms
Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Bottoms up processing
Top down processing
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
Interpreting sensory information
Sensory receptors and works its way up of processing
Processing guided by higher level of mental processing
Sensation
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
Perception
Interpreting sensory information
12 terms
Psychology
psychology
central nervous system (CNS)
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
motor neuron
the study of the human mind
composed of the brain and spinal cord
all the neuron outside of the central nervous system (CNS)
nerves that come from the CNS and direct the actions of muscl…
psychology
the study of the human mind
central nervous system (CNS)
composed of the brain and spinal cord
10 terms
Psychology
Piaget
Freud
Pavlov
Bandura
Piaget
Freud
8 terms
Psychology
Piaget
Freud
Pavlov
Bandura
Piaget
Freud
10 terms
Psychology
altruism
bystander effect
extrovert
introvert
unselfish regard for the welfare of others
the tendency for a witness to help less when others are present
gain energy from other people. Extroverts actually find their…
tend to recharge by spending time alone. They lose energy fro…
altruism
unselfish regard for the welfare of others
bystander effect
the tendency for a witness to help less when others are present
21 terms
psychology
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference Threshold
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
the psychological process through which we intercept sensory…
the weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed
minimum amount of difference that can detected btwn two stimuli
Sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
Perception
the psychological process through which we intercept sensory…
36 terms
Psychology
Protect sb/sth from sb/sth
Negative influence
Natural desire
Interfere with
It's important to protect your skin from the harmful effects…
Influence... The drug companies have a lot of influence on docto…
Desire (to want sth a lot)
I try not to let my dancing classes interfere with my schoolw…
Protect sb/sth from sb/sth
It's important to protect your skin from the harmful effects…
Negative influence
Influence... The drug companies have a lot of influence on docto…
41 terms
Psychology
Neurons
Components of a Neuron
Cell Body
Dendrites
~nerve cells... ~send and receive messages
~Three parts: Cell body, dendrites, Axon
~produces energy, fuels activity
~receives info from neurons
Neurons
~nerve cells... ~send and receive messages
Components of a Neuron
~Three parts: Cell body, dendrites, Axon
216 terms
Psychology
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
Structuralism (early psychology)
Edward Titchener (1867-1927)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
-promoted by Wundt and Titchener... -psychology's task: IDENTIFY…
-a structuralist... *introspection: self-reporting sensations =>…
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
155 terms
Psychology
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Behaviorism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Introspection
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
91 terms
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCH
OLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
WILLIAM WUNT
THE STUDY OF THE MIND
THE STUDY OF
THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF HUMAN AND ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
THE FATHER OF PHYCHOLOGY
PSYCH
THE STUDY OF THE MIND
OLOGY
THE STUDY OF
19 terms
Psychology
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Reticular Function(formation)
Cerebellum
Thalamus
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
Body control & motion memory... Coordination & balance
Sorts data, sends and receives fibers from cortex. Relays mes…
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
Reticular Function(formation)
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
50 terms
Psychology
Psychology
4 Main Fields of Psychology
Behavioural Psychology
Classical Conditioning
Study of the mind, mental processes and behaviour
Behaviourism, humanism, psychoanalysis, cognitive
Conducting experiments and gathering data to understand obser…
Type of learning to associate stimuli and anticipate events,…
Psychology
Study of the mind, mental processes and behaviour
4 Main Fields of Psychology
Behaviourism, humanism, psychoanalysis, cognitive
10 terms
Psychology
shaping
chaining
behaviorism
John Watson
An operant conditioning procedure in which reinforcers guide…
in operant conditioning, combining the steps of a sequence to…
An approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observ…
Early behaviorist; famous for the "Little Albert" experiments…
shaping
An operant conditioning procedure in which reinforcers guide…
chaining
in operant conditioning, combining the steps of a sequence to…
111 terms
psychology
psychology
Thoughts
Behaviours
Feelings
the scientific study of thought, feelings and behaviours
like having a man inside your head
Any observable action
emotions you are experiencing
psychology
the scientific study of thought, feelings and behaviours
Thoughts
like having a man inside your head
77 terms
Psychology
Developmental psychology
Heredity (nature)
DNA
Genetic disorders
The study of progressive changes in behavior and abilities fr…
The transmission of physical and psychological characteristic…
A molecular structure that contains coded genetic information
Problems caused by defects in the genes or by inherited chara…
Developmental psychology
The study of progressive changes in behavior and abilities fr…
Heredity (nature)
The transmission of physical and psychological characteristic…
39 terms
psychology
nativism
empiricism
Helmholz
Ebbinghaus
idea that some traits are innate (born with)
aspects of mind that are learned
-studied speed of neural transmission... -zapped people w a shoc…
-studied memory by studying syllables... -discovered forgetting…
nativism
idea that some traits are innate (born with)
empiricism
aspects of mind that are learned
13 terms
Psychology
Cerebellum
Pons
Medulla
Cerebrum
Helps coordinate voluntary movements & balance
Sleep & arousal
Life-supporting functions (heartbeat/breathing)
Higher brain function (thinking, perceiving, planning, unders…
Cerebellum
Helps coordinate voluntary movements & balance
Pons
Sleep & arousal
98 terms
Psychology
Group
Aggregates/collectives vs group
Formal groups
Informal
A group is a collection of two or more individuals who intera…
- They dont interact with another... - They dont perceive themse…
- if the group is formed by a teacher
- when the members' main purpose of getting together is frien…
Group
A group is a collection of two or more individuals who intera…
Aggregates/collectives vs group
- They dont interact with another... - They dont perceive themse…
21 terms
Psychology
psychology
Approaches to understanding behavior
biological approach
cognitive approach
the systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental proc…
biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytic, humanistic…
how our genes, hormones and nervous system interact with our…
how we process, store and use information and how this inform…
psychology
the systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental proc…
Approaches to understanding behavior
biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytic, humanistic…
5 terms
Psychology
Psychology
Cognitive
Developmental
Experimental
Study of behavior
Mental awareness
Stages of children
Experimental methods to study psychology
Psychology
Study of behavior
Cognitive
Mental awareness
50 terms
Psychology
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
interpretation
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
in psychoanalysis, the analyst's noting supposed dream meanin…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
psychoanalysis
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
30 terms
Psychology
What type of memory is most likely use…
What type of memory is most likely use…
What type of memory is most likely use…
What type of memory is most likely use…
Procedural Memory
Procedural Memory
Episodic Memory
Procedural Memory
What type of memory is most likely use…
Procedural Memory
What type of memory is most likely use…
Procedural Memory
20 terms
Psychology
Structuralism
Functionalism
Basic research
Applied research
Wundt (father of psy), how experiences and behaviors create p…
James(first tb), what evolutionary advantages certain behavio…
Research to gain knowledge
Research to solve problems
Structuralism
Wundt (father of psy), how experiences and behaviors create p…
Functionalism
James(first tb), what evolutionary advantages certain behavio…
53 terms
AP Psychology 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…
10 terms
Psychology
Autobiographical Memory
Childhood amnesia
Eidetic imagery
Flashbulb memory
A system consisting of episodes recollecting from an individu…
The inability of adults to retrieve episodic memories which a…
Stores info about specific events and episodes related to you…
A detailed memory that is usually retained for a lifetime. Us…
Autobiographical Memory
A system consisting of episodes recollecting from an individu…
Childhood amnesia
The inability of adults to retrieve episodic memories which a…
15 terms
Psychology
Cells with similar preferences are arr…
A higher frequency is often perceived…
The sensory system that controls and m…
The majority of sensory signals about…
T
F
kinesthetic
F
Cells with similar preferences are arr…
T
A higher frequency is often perceived…
F
21 terms
Psychology
Illusory Correlation
Placebo Effect
Hindsight Bias
Operation Definition
The tendency to see relationships, or correlations, between e…
experimental results caused by expectations alone; any effect…
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
statement of procedures used to define research variables
Illusory Correlation
The tendency to see relationships, or correlations, between e…
Placebo Effect
experimental results caused by expectations alone; any effect…
19 terms
Psychology
No
Dissociative fugue
Ye
Normal Anxiety
Are medical and psychological test the same?
People who have this condition are unable to recall any perso…
Was HOMOSEXUALITY WAS ONCE CONSIDERED A CRIME?
Imagine that you are driving on a highway late at night when…
No
Are medical and psychological test the same?
Dissociative fugue
People who have this condition are unable to recall any perso…
29 terms
Psychology
Sensation
Illusions
Absolute Threshold
Sensory Receptors
•Senses detect visual, auditory, and other sensory stimuli.…
False perception or misperception of actual stimulus in envir…
Difference between not being able to perceive stimulus and be…
Detect, respond to one type of stimuli
Sensation
•Senses detect visual, auditory, and other sensory stimuli.…
Illusions
False perception or misperception of actual stimulus in envir…
Psychology
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
Structuralism (early psychology)
Edward Titchener (1867-1927)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
-promoted by Wundt and Titchener... -psychology's task: IDENTIFY…
-a structuralist... *introspection: self-reporting sensations =>…
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
1,180 terms
Psychology
HISTORY AND APPROACHES... XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX…
What date is given as the birthdate of…
What marks the beginning of the modern…
Who is given credit for being the firs…
HISTORY AND APPROACHES... XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX…
The year of 1879 is an important date for psychology for what…
When laboratory science methods were applied to study the con…
Wilhelm Wundt is given credit for doing this for the study of…
HISTORY AND APPROACHES... XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX…
HISTORY AND APPROACHES... XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX…
What date is given as the birthdate of…
The year of 1879 is an important date for psychology for what…
24 terms
psychology
what is psychology?
functionalism
structuralism
Behaviorism
the scientific study of behavior and mental process
(James) focuses on the functions of consciousness
(Wundt) study of the elements of consciousness, physiology an…
Watson
what is psychology?
the scientific study of behavior and mental process
functionalism
(James) focuses on the functions of consciousness
54 terms
Psychology
Acetylcholine(ach)
Dopamine(DA)
Norepinephrine (NE)
Serotonin
Released by motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles. Contr…
Contributes to the control of voluntary movement. Influences…
Contributed to modulation of alertness and arousal(vigilance)…
Involved in the regulation of mood, sleep, hunger and arousal…
Acetylcholine(ach)
Released by motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles. Contr…
Dopamine(DA)
Contributes to the control of voluntary movement. Influences…
67 terms
psychology
neuron
three types of neurons
sensory
motor
highly specialized cell that communicates info in electrical…
sensory, motor, interneurons
glands to brain and spinal cord
output from brain and spinal to muslces
neuron
highly specialized cell that communicates info in electrical…
three types of neurons
sensory, motor, interneurons
131 terms
Psychology
Midbrain
Hindbrain
Forebrain
Somatic Nervous System
Reticular formation
Cerebellum, pons, medula
Limbic systen, talmus, basal ganglia, hypothalamus, cerebral…
Is the part of the peripheral nervous system associated with…
Midbrain
Reticular formation
Hindbrain
Cerebellum, pons, medula
21 terms
Psychology
psychology
Approaches to understanding behavior
biological approach
cognitive approach
the systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental proc…
biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytic, humanistic…
how our genes, hormones and nervous system interact with our…
how we process, store and use information and how this inform…
psychology
the systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental proc…
Approaches to understanding behavior
biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytic, humanistic…
14 terms
psychology
dendrites
nerve cell body
nissl bodies
axon hillock
dendrites
nerve cell body
81 terms
Psychology
Psychology
Scientific Method
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
The scientific study of..... 1: Behavior... 2: Mental Processes
a method of procedure that has characterized natural science…
- Founding father of psychology
-One of Wilhelm's students
Psychology
The scientific study of..... 1: Behavior... 2: Mental Processes
Scientific Method
a method of procedure that has characterized natural science…
155 terms
Psychology
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Behaviorism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Introspection
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
213 terms
Psychology
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
Structuralism (early psychology)
Edward Titchener (1867-1927)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
-promoted by Wundt and Titchener... -psychology's task: IDENTIFY…
-a structuralist... *introspection: self-reporting sensations =>…
Aristotle (1300s BCE)
-naturalist and philosopher... -theorized about relationship bet…
Wilhem Wundt (1832-1920)
-viewed psychology as a science... -observe + EXPERIMENTATION =…
Psychology
What psychology can do...
What psychology cannot do...
Neuroscience is...
Evolutionary is...
1. Make you a more informed person... 2. Satisfy your curiosity…
1. Relieve you of personal responsibility (shootings cannot b…
How the body and brain work together
Evolution as the basis of our behavior; "evolution has traine…
What psychology can do...
1. Make you a more informed person... 2. Satisfy your curiosity…
What psychology cannot do...
1. Relieve you of personal responsibility (shootings cannot b…
53 terms
Psychology
Introspection
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Reflexion of ones self (Wilhelm Wundt)
Impulse control; Involuntary movement; primary motor; Phineas…
Hearing
Pain; touch
Introspection
Reflexion of ones self (Wilhelm Wundt)
Frontal Lobe
Impulse control; Involuntary movement; primary motor; Phineas…
78 terms
psychology
Biopsychosocial approach
Wilhelm wundt
introspection
psychology
integrated viewpoint that incorporates many levels of analysi…
- father of psychology ... - he established the first psychology…
a method in which you get people to look inward and self refl…
- science of behavior and mental processes... - seeks to answer…
Biopsychosocial approach
integrated viewpoint that incorporates many levels of analysi…
Wilhelm wundt
- father of psychology ... - he established the first psychology…
50 terms
AP Psychology - 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…
40 terms
Psychology
Naive realism
Apophenia
Pareidolia
Generalizability
Belief that the world is precisely as it is.... (ex. Earth seem…
the tendency to perceive meaningful connections or patterns w…
A form of visual apophenia
Extent to which we can extend our findings beyond our study.
Naive realism
Belief that the world is precisely as it is.... (ex. Earth seem…
Apophenia
the tendency to perceive meaningful connections or patterns w…
66 terms
Psychology
Modern Father of psychology
Subfeilds of Psych
Humanisim
Gestalt
Wundt, 1879 at the University of Leipzig
Psychologist- no medical training... Psychiatrist- med degree an…
focuses on personality that makes humans uniquely human, like…
understand laws of our ability tendency for the brain to see…
Modern Father of psychology
Wundt, 1879 at the University of Leipzig
Subfeilds of Psych
Psychologist- no medical training... Psychiatrist- med degree an…
745 terms
Psychology
abnormal
discipline
perspective
psychology
unusual; different from the expected
a branch of knowledge
a specific way of thinking or view
the study of how people think and behave
abnormal
unusual; different from the expected
discipline
a branch of knowledge
psychology
Structuralism
Functionalism
Psychoanalysis
Cognitive Behavioral
a person past effect​s the way they think and act in the PRES…
Environment shapes the way a person acts, behaves and thinks.
Created by FREUD a person problems are stored in the unconsci…
The person thoughts affect the way they think and behave. sha…
Structuralism
a person past effect​s the way they think and act in the PRES…
Functionalism
Environment shapes the way a person acts, behaves and thinks.
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