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Psycology cards chapter 14
Psychotherapy
Insight therapy
Psychiatrist
Psychologist
Therapy for mental disorders where a person talks to a profes…
Therapies where the goal is having the person gain personal u…
A person who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ps…
A doctor with a doctorate degree in one or more sections of p…
Psychotherapy
Therapy for mental disorders where a person talks to a profes…
Insight therapy
Therapies where the goal is having the person gain personal u…
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Psycology chapter 14 vocab
Personality
Trait
Introvert
Extrovert
The patterens that set people apart from one another
An aspect of personality that is considered to be reasonably…
Tend to be imagintive and to look inward rather than to other…
Active and self expressive and gain energy from interacting w…
Personality
The patterens that set people apart from one another
Trait
An aspect of personality that is considered to be reasonably…
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Chapter 14 Social Psycology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution theory
attitude
the scientific study of how about, influence, and relate to o…
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 predisposed u…
social psychology
the scientific study of how about, influence, and relate to o…
attribution theory
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
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AP Psycology chapter 14
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…
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Chapter 14 Intro to Psycology
The scientific study of mental, emotio…
this diagnosis is reserved for those w…
Deviant, distressful and dysfunctional…
What are anxiety disorders (definition…
psychopathology
Borderline Personality Disorder
psychological disorder
-fear turned outward ... -disorder where the physical tension an…
The scientific study of mental, emotio…
psychopathology
this diagnosis is reserved for those w…
Borderline Personality Disorder
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PSY Chapter 14: The Troubled Mind(Psycology disorders)
Abnormal psychology
Comorbid
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M…
Childhood disorders(neurodevelopmental…
The study of Psycology disorders
Two or more disorders occurs at the same time in the same ind…
A system for classification of psychological disorders publis…
-Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD)... -Attention Deficit Hyperactivi…
Abnormal psychology
The study of Psycology disorders
Comorbid
Two or more disorders occurs at the same time in the same ind…
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Psycology Chapter 2
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Variables
Reliability
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of li…
a result of the process of operationalization and is used to…
The things that change in an experiment
the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedu…
Hypothesis
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of li…
Operational Definition
a result of the process of operationalization and is used to…
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Psycology chapter 13
clinical psycology
Clinical psycologist
Psychiatrist
Counseling Psy
the area of psychology that integrates science and theory to…
PhD, PsyD, clinical and research
MD
MA, PhD, PsyD, EdD. similar to psycologist by focus on counse…
clinical psycology
the area of psychology that integrates science and theory to…
Clinical psycologist
PhD, PsyD, clinical and research
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Psycology Chapter 2
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Variables
Reliability
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of li…
a result of the process of operationalization and is used to…
The things that change in an experiment
the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedu…
Hypothesis
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of li…
Operational Definition
a result of the process of operationalization and is used to…
Social Psycology CH14
Attitudes and behavior relationship
cognitive dissonance
fundamental attribution error/power of…
foot in door effect
thoughts/feelings/emotions cause us to behave/act certain way
"excuses" ... or when 1 has inconsistent thoughts/beliefs so exc…
"assumption"... or assuming the worst first
"initial opportunity"
Attitudes and behavior relationship
thoughts/feelings/emotions cause us to behave/act certain way
cognitive dissonance
"excuses" ... or when 1 has inconsistent thoughts/beliefs so exc…
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AP PSYCOLOGY CH 14
Social Psycology
attribution theory
Fundamental attribution error
Attitude
The scientific study of how we think about,influence, and rel…
The theory that we explain someones behaviour by crediting ei…
The tendency for observers, when analysing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
Social Psycology
The scientific study of how we think about,influence, and rel…
attribution theory
The theory that we explain someones behaviour by crediting ei…
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Psycology12 Ch14
Kin-keeper
Career ladder
ADLs
Intimacy versus isolation
A family role, usually occupied by a women, which includes pe…
The milestones associated with a particular occupation refers…
Self-help tasks such bathing, dressing and using the toilet r…
Erickson's early adulthood stage, in which an individual must…
Kin-keeper
A family role, usually occupied by a women, which includes pe…
Career ladder
The milestones associated with a particular occupation refers…
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Psycology: Chapter 9
Critical Period
imprinting
Germinal period
embryonic period
a time of special sensitivity to specific types of learning w…
an inherited primitive form of rapid learning in which some i…
the first stage of prenatal development
the second stage of prenatal development
Critical Period
a time of special sensitivity to specific types of learning w…
imprinting
an inherited primitive form of rapid learning in which some i…
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Chapter 9 PSYCOLOGY
aspects of physical development
BODY DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
BRAIN DEVELOPMENT
BRAIN DEVELOPMENT IS A RESULT OF 2 BAS…
grow about 2-3 inches per year and double weight from age 6.…
1) NUTRITION AND SLEEP... -2400 CALS PER DAY TO KEEP UP WITH LUF…
FASTER, MORE EFFICENT PROCESSING OCCURS AS A RESULT OF BRAIN…
1)- LOSS IN DENSITY OF GRAY MATTER IN BRAIN... (AKA, LOSE CELLS…
aspects of physical development
grow about 2-3 inches per year and double weight from age 6.…
BODY DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
1) NUTRITION AND SLEEP... -2400 CALS PER DAY TO KEEP UP WITH LUF…
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Chapter 6 psycology
What are the two types of Non associat…
Habituation
Sensitization
What are the two types of Associative…
Habituation... Sensitatuon
Repeated exposure toa stimulus , causes you to ignore it. (Si…
Makes you more alert about other similar stimuli. (Response t…
Classical conditioning ... Operant conditioning
What are the two types of Non associat…
Habituation... Sensitatuon
Habituation
Repeated exposure toa stimulus , causes you to ignore it. (Si…
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Chapter 1 psycology
psychology
behavior
cognitive activities
psychological constructs
the scientific study of behavior and mental process
any action that other people can observe or measure
mental process; dreams, perceptions, thoughts, and memories
theoretical entities, or concepts, that enable one to discuss…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental process
behavior
any action that other people can observe or measure
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Chapter 4 psycology
sensation
perception
absolute threshold
difference threshold
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmissions of…
the psychological process through which we interpret sensory…
the weakest amount of stimuli that can be senced
the minimum of difference that can be detected between two st…
sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmissions of…
perception
the psychological process through which we interpret sensory…
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Psycology Chapter 4
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
absolute threshold
the process of detecting, converting, and transmitting raw se…
the process of seleting organizing, and INTERPRETING sensory…
when something becomes a neural event... the process where by se…
the minimum amount of stimulation necessary to continuously d…
Sensation
the process of detecting, converting, and transmitting raw se…
Perception
the process of seleting organizing, and INTERPRETING sensory…
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Psycology Chapter 5
consciousness
circadian thythm
Rapid eye movement (REM)
Hypogotic sleep
an organisms awareness of intgernal events and of the externa…
a consistent pattern of cyclical bodily activites, govened by…
the fifth stage of slee[ marked by rapid eye movemnts, high f…
1,2,3,4,3,2, REM
consciousness
an organisms awareness of intgernal events and of the externa…
circadian thythm
a consistent pattern of cyclical bodily activites, govened by…
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Chapter 3 psycology
gland that produces the hormone thyroxin
what does thyroxine effect
not enough thyroxine causes what
too much thyroxine causes what
thyroid
the body's metabolism
hypothyroidism; sluggish and overweight
hyperthyroidism
gland that produces the hormone thyroxin
thyroid
what does thyroxine effect
the body's metabolism
Psycology: Chapter 6
Learning
Associative Learning
classical conditioning
condtioning
Permanent change to a behavior.
Occurs when an organism makes a connection, or an association…
a type of learning that develops through paired associations;…
The process of learning associations between stimuli behavior…
Learning
Permanent change to a behavior.
Associative Learning
Occurs when an organism makes a connection, or an association…
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Psycology Chapter 7
learning
classical conditioning
operant conditioning
cognitive learning
the process of acquiring through experience new information o…
learn to except and prepare for significant events such as fo…
learn repeat acts that bring rewards and avoid acts that brin…
the acquisition of mental information, weather by observing e…
learning
the process of acquiring through experience new information o…
classical conditioning
learn to except and prepare for significant events such as fo…
Psycology Chapter 2 Terms
Glia
Neurons
Soma
Dendrites
Cells found throughout the nervous system that provide struct…
Specialized cells in the nervous system that receive and send…
The cell body of a nerve cell
The part of the neuron that receives messages from other cells
Glia
Cells found throughout the nervous system that provide struct…
Neurons
Specialized cells in the nervous system that receive and send…
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Psycology: Chapter 6
Learning
classical conditioning
condtioning
unconditioned stimulus
Permanent change to a behavior
a type of learning that develops through paired associations;…
the process of learning associations between stimuli behavior…
in classical conditioning a stimulus that elicits an uncondit…
Learning
Permanent change to a behavior
classical conditioning
a type of learning that develops through paired associations;…
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Chapter 10 Psycology
homeostasis
optimal arousal theory
incentive theory
obesity
the bodys tendency to maintain a relatively balanced and stab…
the theory that organisms are motivated to achieve and mainta…
the theory that motivation results from external stimuli that…
having body mas index of 30 or above based on height and weight
homeostasis
the bodys tendency to maintain a relatively balanced and stab…
optimal arousal theory
the theory that organisms are motivated to achieve and mainta…
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psycology chapter 3
What does the frontal lobes serve as?
what does the parietal lobe serve as?
What happens if one of you maps in the…
What does the temporal lobes serve as?
they serve as the brains executive center, essentially of the…
they weave together sensory information to create your sense…
the effects can be bewildering(cause confusion).
they interpret sound, including speech. The effects of damage…
What does the frontal lobes serve as?
they serve as the brains executive center, essentially of the…
what does the parietal lobe serve as?
they weave together sensory information to create your sense…
Chapter 2 Psycology
What is biological psychology?
What is the function of dendrites?
What is a threshold, when talking abou…
What is an axon?
Biological psychology is a branch of psychology that studies…
are the structures on the neuron that receive electrical mess…
level of stimulation required to trigger an Action Potential.…
the long threadlike part of a nerve cell along which impulses…
What is biological psychology?
Biological psychology is a branch of psychology that studies…
What is the function of dendrites?
are the structures on the neuron that receive electrical mess…
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Chapter 11 Psycology Terms
Motivation
instinct
Drive-Reduction Theory
Homeostasis
need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towards…
is a fixed (rigid and predictable) pattern of behavior that i…
a physiological need creates an aroused tension state (a driv…
tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state
Motivation
need or desire that energizes behavior and directs it towards…
instinct
is a fixed (rigid and predictable) pattern of behavior that i…
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Psycology chapter 6
Convergence
Monocular cues
Phi phenomenon
Perceptual constancy
A binocular cue for perciving depth; the extent to which the…
Depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, ava…
An illusion of movement created when 2 or more adjacent light…
Perceiving objects as unchanging even as illumination and ret…
Convergence
A binocular cue for perciving depth; the extent to which the…
Monocular cues
Depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, ava…
Chapter 3 Psycology
Define consciousness
Explain dual processing
What is blindsight?
What is the circadian rhythm?
the process by which the brain creates a model of internal an…
The principle that information is simultaneously processed on…
when someone who says they can't see an object but are able t…
Diurnal (daily) cycles of body functions
Define consciousness
the process by which the brain creates a model of internal an…
Explain dual processing
The principle that information is simultaneously processed on…
Psycology Chapter 1 Quiz
In your text, psychology is defined as…
Modern day psychology emphasizes:
According to your textbook, the goals…
Timothy has been reluctant to ask or a…
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Critical thinking
Describe, explain, predict, and change behavior
Explaining behavior
In your text, psychology is defined as…
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Modern day psychology emphasizes:
Critical thinking
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Psycology Chapter 2
Nervous System
Neuron
Axon
dendrites
An extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
Basic cell that makes up the nervous system and sends/receive…
Long, tube-like structure that carries the neural messages to…
branch-like structures; receive messages from neurons
Nervous System
An extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
Neuron
Basic cell that makes up the nervous system and sends/receive…
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Chapter 12 Social Psycology
Social Psycology
Attitudes
Social Psychologist have discovered th…
Changing attitudes through persuasion
a sub field of psychology that focuses on how the social envi…
the emotional and cognitive evaluations that we attach to peo…
Social Psychologist have discovered that the influence of att…
Changing attitudes through persuasion
Social Psycology
a sub field of psychology that focuses on how the social envi…
Attitudes
the emotional and cognitive evaluations that we attach to peo…
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Unit 14 Social Psycology
Social Cognition
Heider's Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Foot-In-The-Door Phenomenon
Mental processes associated with people's perceptions of, and…
Wehave a tendency to give casual explanations for someone's b…
The tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
A tendency for people to agree to a small request and to comp…
Social Cognition
Mental processes associated with people's perceptions of, and…
Heider's Attribution Theory
Wehave a tendency to give casual explanations for someone's b…
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Psycology Chapter 4-5
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Axon Terminal
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
The extension of a neuron through which neural impulses are s…
The end point of a neuron where neurotransmitters are stored
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
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Psycology chapter 3 study guide
sensation
absolute thresholds
difference threshold
webers law
when energy of fome kind stimulates a receptor cell then sent…
minimum amount of energy we can detect 50% of the time
smallest difference in stimulation that you can notice
the bigger the stimulation the bigger the change need to noti…
sensation
when energy of fome kind stimulates a receptor cell then sent…
absolute thresholds
minimum amount of energy we can detect 50% of the time
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Chapter 2 Psycology
Central nervous system
Spinal Cord
Peripheral nervous system
Neurons
The spinal cord and brain
Nerves that rundown the back and transmits messages between t…
Smaller branches of the nerves that reach out from the spinal…
A long thin cell of nerve tissue that messages travel to and…
Central nervous system
The spinal cord and brain
Spinal Cord
Nerves that rundown the back and transmits messages between t…
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Psycology Learning Chapter 7
Learning
Associative Learning
Stimulus
Respondent Behavior
Is the process of acquiring new and relatively enduring infor…
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
Any event or situation that evokes a response.
Behavior that occurs as an automatic response to some stimulus.
Learning
Is the process of acquiring new and relatively enduring infor…
Associative Learning
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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Psycology 101 Chapter 1
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Charles Darwin
Biological Approach
Identify elements, or structures, of mental processes... Introsp…
Identify purposes, or functions, of the mind.... Why is human th…
Natural selection is adaptive and functional.... Nature favors t…
Focus on brain and nervous system... Brain and nervous system ar…
Wilhelm Wundt
Identify elements, or structures, of mental processes... Introsp…
William James
Identify purposes, or functions, of the mind.... Why is human th…
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ap psycology unit 14
role
conformity
cognitive dissonance theory
GRIT
a set of expectations about a social position defining how th…
adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group…
the theory that we act to reduce the discomfort we feel when…
Graduated and Recprocated Niciatives in Tension Reduction a s…
role
a set of expectations about a social position defining how th…
conformity
adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group…
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Chapter 4 psycology
consciousness
Change blindness
Subliminal perception
Circadian rhythms
ones subjective experience of the world resulting from brain…
A failure to notice large changes in ones environment
The processing of information by sensory systems without cons…
biological patterns that occur at regular intervals as a func…
consciousness
ones subjective experience of the world resulting from brain…
Change blindness
A failure to notice large changes in ones environment
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Psycology chapter 3
Sensation
Preception
Transduction
Absolute threshold
Activation of receptos in response to enviornmental stimuli
The organization and interpretation of sensory stimuli by the…
The process of transforming stimuli to neural signals
The weakest stimuli that can be detected
Sensation
Activation of receptos in response to enviornmental stimuli
Preception
The organization and interpretation of sensory stimuli by the…
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Psycology chapter 7
Phoneme
Syntax
Morpheme
Semantics
Smallest unit of sound that affects the meaning of speech
Set of rules that govern the formation of phrases and sentences
Smallest unit of language that has meaning
Rules governing the meaning of words and sentences
Phoneme
Smallest unit of sound that affects the meaning of speech
Syntax
Set of rules that govern the formation of phrases and sentences
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Psycology chapter 2 terms
Neurons
Neurotransmitters
Types of neurons
Glial cells
Specialized cells that conduct impulses through the nervous s…
Specialized chemicals that facilitate or inhibit the transmis…
-efferent (motor)... -afferent (sensory)... -inter neurons
Specialized cells in the brain and spinal cord:... -support neur…
Neurons
Specialized cells that conduct impulses through the nervous s…
Neurotransmitters
Specialized chemicals that facilitate or inhibit the transmis…
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Chapter 2 Psycology
Brain stem
Medulla
Pons
Reticular formation
Oldest region. Automatic Survival functions
Base of brain stem. Heart rate and breathing
Coordinates movement
Filters out all the signals. Controls arousal
Brain stem
Oldest region. Automatic Survival functions
Medulla
Base of brain stem. Heart rate and breathing
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Psycology chapter 6
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Sensory memory
Putting information into a form that can easily be put in the…
Maintaining memory of something over time
Finding information stored in memory
Lasts a split second but holds a large amount of information
Encoding
Putting information into a form that can easily be put in the…
Storage
Maintaining memory of something over time
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Psycology chapter 4
stream of consciousnousness
consciousness
theory of mind
controlled process
describe the mind as a continuous flow of changing sensations…
an individuals awareness of external events and internal sens…
individuals understanding that they and others think, feel, p…
the most alert states of human conciousness, during which ind…
stream of consciousnousness
describe the mind as a continuous flow of changing sensations…
consciousness
an individuals awareness of external events and internal sens…
Psycology chapter 13
Estimate the probability that a person…
Unstructured test in which a person is…
If a test is administered and scored t…
Aspect of an intelligence test in whic…
Aptitude test
Projective test
Standardized
Cultural bias
Estimate the probability that a person…
Aptitude test
Unstructured test in which a person is…
Projective test
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Psycology chapter 1
Psychology
Scientific method
Description
Explanation
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Orderly systematic procedures that researches follow as they…
Describe behavior or mental process as accurately as possible
Suggest causes for behavior or mental processes of interest
Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Scientific method
Orderly systematic procedures that researches follow as they…
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Psycology chapter 12
Adolescent growth spurt
Puberty
Primary sex characteristics
Secondary sex characteristics
The adolescent growth spurt is a rapid increase in the indivi…
Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexual…
Primary sex characteristics refer to changes to the sexual or…
Secondary sex characteristics are features that appear at sex…
Adolescent growth spurt
The adolescent growth spurt is a rapid increase in the indivi…
Puberty
Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexual…
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