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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
106 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…
Psychology
Learning
Behaviour
Innate Drives
Conditional Learning Classical
A change in knowledge or behavior as a result of experience.
The study of observable human reactions to the environment.
Members of a species are born with instincts which aid in sur…
How an individual learns to transfer a natural response from…
Learning
A change in knowledge or behavior as a result of experience.
Behaviour
The study of observable human reactions to the environment.
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
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
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 =…
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
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
Psychology
naturalistic observation
case study
longitudinal study
cross-section study
when a researcher does not reveal themselves to the people or…
intensive investigation of one or more participants
data collected about group participants over a number of year…
data collected from different age groups so that conclusions…
naturalistic observation
when a researcher does not reveal themselves to the people or…
case study
intensive investigation of one or more participants
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…
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…
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
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…
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
6 terms
Psychology
consolidation
non-declarative memory
retrograde amnesia
neurogenesis
the process of changing a short-term memory to a long-term me…
memory for skills, habits, emotional responses, and some refl…
loss of memory for events that occurred before the onset of a…
the production of new brain cells; November 1988: cancer pati…
consolidation
the process of changing a short-term memory to a long-term me…
non-declarative memory
memory for skills, habits, emotional responses, and some refl…
8 terms
Psychology
Piaget
Freud
Pavlov
Bandura
Piaget
Freud
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…
Psychology
Psychology
Scientific Psychology
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
Is the study of the mental processes of human beings.
The study of the mental life of humans was a philosophical or…
Behaviorism was so named because the psychologists who belong…
Emphasis were placed on the medical practice of psychology. L…
Psychology
Is the study of the mental processes of human beings.
Scientific Psychology
The study of the mental life of humans was a philosophical or…
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…
250 terms
Psychology
The ________ is the part of the brain…
The lobe of the brain that interprets…
The basic unit of the nervous system i…
The folds in the brain that store memo…
corpus callosum
occipital
neuron
convolutions
The ________ is the part of the brain…
corpus callosum
The lobe of the brain that interprets…
occipital
22 terms
Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Pavlov
Combs
Watson
opened the first psychological lab in Germany in 1875
Russian born classical conditioning theory worked in 1800's-…
Super healthy theory (Humanistic theory)
Worked in NYC in 1920's famous experiment with baby- "Baby Al…
Wilhelm Wundt
opened the first psychological lab in Germany in 1875
Pavlov
Russian born classical conditioning theory worked in 1800's-…
52 terms
Psychology
Introspection
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
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…
Historically significant perspective that emphasized the grow…
Introspection
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
Functionalism
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
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…
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…
10 terms
Psychology
Piaget
Freud
Pavlov
Bandura
Piaget
Freud
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…
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…
Psychology
Personality
Idiographic
Nomothetic
Id
Characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving
Identifies the unique characteristics and life history of one…
Identifies general laws that govern behavior of most individu…
The most primitive part of personality
Personality
Characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving
Idiographic
Identifies the unique characteristics and life history of one…
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 =…
67 terms
psychology
1. informed consent... 2. debriefing... 3. p…
informed consent
1. purpose of the research... 2. procedur…
observing subjects in natural environm…
ethics in psychological research (5)
participants must be told and give their consent
participants must give informed consent to
the exception of informed consent is
1. informed consent... 2. debriefing... 3. p…
ethics in psychological research (5)
informed consent
participants must be told and give their consent
224 terms
Psychology
What are the two basic types of cells…
Cells that process incoming signals an…
Cells that aid in the transferring of…
All neurons have an outer membrane tha…
Neurons and Glial Cells
Neuron
Glial Cells
Dendrites
What are the two basic types of cells…
Neurons and Glial Cells
Cells that process incoming signals an…
Neuron
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
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…
Psychology
Psychology
Goals of Psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
The science of behavior and mental processes
Describe, explain, predict, control
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in…
1842-1910; Field: functionalism; Contributions: studied how h…
Psychology
The science of behavior and mental processes
Goals of Psychology
Describe, explain, predict, control
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
Conformity
Sheriffs study
Informational social influence
Aschs study
Changing behavior and beliefs to conform to others
Show two points of light and you estimate how far apart they…
Comes when you are uncertain. Walk into a room and everyone i…
7 people at a table and they are all in on the plan but one p…
Conformity
Changing behavior and beliefs to conform to others
Sheriffs study
Show two points of light and you estimate how far apart they…
19 terms
Psychology
cerebellum
cerebral cortex
fissure
hemisphere
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor s…
the outermost layer of the brain; controls high level mental…
a depression marking off an area of the cerebral cortex
one half of the cerebral cortex each half controls the opposi…
cerebellum
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor s…
cerebral cortex
the outermost layer of the brain; controls high level mental…
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
46 terms
Psychology
Puberty onset
Growth Spurt
substance abuse
imaginary audience
onset ages 5-14... girls start first... circadian rhythym shifts, c…
rapid physical growth that happens during puberty... extremities…
binge drinking... smoking ... addiction... us- highest adolescent use…
piaget- ... with his formal operational stage... believe people are…
Puberty onset
onset ages 5-14... girls start first... circadian rhythym shifts, c…
Growth Spurt
rapid physical growth that happens during puberty... extremities…
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…
177 terms
Psychology
developmental psychology
genetics
dominant genes
recessive genes
the scientific study of the changes that occur as people age…
the science of heredity and involves the study of DNA, genes,…
more likely to influence a trait
will only get their instructions carried out if the other chr…
developmental psychology
the scientific study of the changes that occur as people age…
genetics
the science of heredity and involves the study of DNA, genes,…
Psychology
Psychology is best defined as:
Which of the following perspectives in…
Which of the following perspectives in…
Which of the following perspectives in…
Science of behavior and mental process
Behaviorism
Psychoanalysis
Intelligence testing
Psychology is best defined as:
Science of behavior and mental process
Which of the following perspectives in…
Behaviorism
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…
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