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100 terms
Pysch
Prototype
Problem-Solving Strategies
• Tiral and Error
Algarithms
• Is the most representative example of a category... • General…
Trial and Error... Algarithms
○ Mechanical solution... Trying one solution after another until…
○ Specific step-by-step procedures for solving certain types…
Prototype
• Is the most representative example of a category... • General…
Problem-Solving Strategies
Trial and Error... Algarithms
43 terms
pysch
Sensation - Perception
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Blending
bottom up processing
top down processing.
Physical energy detection
Sensation - Perception
Blending
Sensation
bottom up processing
101 terms
Pysch
4 lobes of brain and their function
absolute threshold
action potential
adrenal gland
ocipital- vision... frontal- thinking, judgement, decision makin…
minimum amount of stimuli needed to detect a particular stimu…
neural impulse, brief electrical charge that travels down axo…
releases epinephrine and norepinephrine
4 lobes of brain and their function
ocipital- vision... frontal- thinking, judgement, decision makin…
absolute threshold
minimum amount of stimuli needed to detect a particular stimu…
40 terms
pysch
dendrites
soma
axon
myelin sheath
recieve information
contains cell nucleus and much of the chemical machinery
transmit signal away from soma to other neurons
insulating material that encases some axons- speeds up transm…
dendrites
recieve information
soma
contains cell nucleus and much of the chemical machinery
98 terms
Pysch
onset of delirium tremens
hallmark of TCA overdose
drug that can cause vertical and horiz…
Capgras syndrome
48-96 hours after last drink
wide QRS
PCP
delusion that familiar person has been replaced with an impos…
onset of delirium tremens
48-96 hours after last drink
hallmark of TCA overdose
wide QRS
134 terms
pysch
acute dystonia
acute dystonia tx
Parkinsonism
Parkinsonism tx
eyes, neck, tongue, back contractions.
anyicholinetgic, benzo
rigidity, tremor, bradykinesia
anticholinergic, switch ap or discontinue ap
acute dystonia
eyes, neck, tongue, back contractions.
acute dystonia tx
anyicholinetgic, benzo
32 terms
Pysch
english
thinking
symbol
concept
english
mental activity. understanding, processing, and communicating…
object or an act that stands for something else
group together objects that have similar characteristics
english
english
thinking
mental activity. understanding, processing, and communicating…
19 terms
pysch
cerebrum
frontal lobe
motor cortex
sensory cortex
divided into 4 lobes largest part
creative thought recurring problem solving intellect judgment…
helps brain monitor and control voluntary movement
receives info relayed from spinal movement relays info from s…
cerebrum
divided into 4 lobes largest part
frontal lobe
creative thought recurring problem solving intellect judgment…
38 terms
PYSCH
1. Attention/Listening
2. STM (Short term memory)
3. "Save-as" Function
4. LTM (Long Term Memory)
-ADD (Attention Deafest Disorder)... -self distraction (ex. text…
-limited in terms of time and size (7)... -interference (ex. min…
-associations, faces, words, reputation, grouping things/chun…
-it's there forever ... -no limits regarding time or size... -unlim…
1. Attention/Listening
-ADD (Attention Deafest Disorder)... -self distraction (ex. text…
2. STM (Short term memory)
-limited in terms of time and size (7)... -interference (ex. min…
Pysch
Insomnia
Stanley Coren
Sleep Apnea
CPAP
The inability to fall asleep or stay asleep due to things on…
A man who did very valuable study on insomnia
A sleeping disorder that makes it difficult to breathe during…
A machine used to help people w/ sleep apnea
Insomnia
The inability to fall asleep or stay asleep due to things on…
Stanley Coren
A man who did very valuable study on insomnia
54 terms
pysch
scientific study of how people influen…
change in behavior, belief to conform…
visual perception experiment, light mo…
desire to correct in situations when c…
social psychology
conformity
sheriff study
describe informational social influence
scientific study of how people influen…
social psychology
change in behavior, belief to conform…
conformity
120 terms
pysch
the scientific study of behavior and m…
Behavior is what because it can be obs…
mental processes is what because canno…
pseudopsychologies
pysch
overt
covert
phrenology-shape of skull, palmistry, graphology, astrology
the scientific study of behavior and m…
pysch
Behavior is what because it can be obs…
overt
35 terms
PYSCH
structuralism
applied science
introspection
functionalism
interested in basic elements of human experience, human mind
using psychology principles to solve more immediate problems,…
self observation to collect information about the mind, contr…
Study how mental processes help animals and people adapt to e…
structuralism
interested in basic elements of human experience, human mind
applied science
using psychology principles to solve more immediate problems,…
73 terms
Pysch
science
empirical method
Psychophysics
The Psy.D. degree
most of the major social and technological changes over the p…
Observing children on a playground and counting the number of…
A researcher has her participants sit in a dark room and pres…
The 1973 Vail Conference on Professional Training in Psycholo…
science
most of the major social and technological changes over the p…
empirical method
Observing children on a playground and counting the number of…
14 terms
Pysch
Flight of ideas?
loosening of associations
neologisms
clang associations
Thoughts change abruptly from one topic to the next, usually…
no logical connection from one thought to the next
made-up words
word connections due to phonetics rather than actual meaning.…
Flight of ideas?
Thoughts change abruptly from one topic to the next, usually…
loosening of associations
no logical connection from one thought to the next
64 terms
pysch
neuron
dendrites
axon terminal
cell body
respond and send messages
receive messages
where connection leaves
gives life
neuron
respond and send messages
dendrites
receive messages
53 terms
Pysch
What is the zygote period?
What takes place in the zygote period?
What is the embryo period?
What takes place in the embryo period?
conception-two weeks
period of dividing and implantation
two weeks-eight weeks
development of central nervous system, heart, eyes, limbs, ea…
What is the zygote period?
conception-two weeks
What takes place in the zygote period?
period of dividing and implantation
29 terms
pysch
in the 15th and 16th century MI were t…
17th and 18th MI patients put in _____…
19 and 20th ______ focus on psychoanal…
mid 1800s_____ shaped hospital care fo…
witches
prisons and asylums
Freud
Dorthea Dix
in the 15th and 16th century MI were t…
witches
17th and 18th MI patients put in _____…
prisons and asylums
PYSCH
joy
surprise
anger
contempt
interests-excitement
sadness
disgust
fear
joy
interests-excitement
surprise
sadness
7 terms
Pysch
Multi-store model
Working Memory Model
Levels of Processing
3 memory stores
Atkinson and Shiffrin
Baddeley and Hitch
structural, phonetic, semantic
Sensory, short-term, long-term
Multi-store model
Atkinson and Shiffrin
Working Memory Model
Baddeley and Hitch
6 terms
pysch
Dopamine location
Dopamine function
Dopamine excess/deficit
Norepinephrine location
Brain, nucleus of hypothalamus
Learning, memory
Schizophrenia, Parkinson's
spinal cord, sympatric nervous system, CNS
Dopamine location
Brain, nucleus of hypothalamus
Dopamine function
Learning, memory
5 terms
Pysch
Independent variable
Dependent variable
Experimental group
Control group
Alcohol
Aggression
Gets alcohol
Placebo
Independent variable
Alcohol
Dependent variable
Aggression
17 terms
Pysch
Somatosensory Cortex
Reticular activating system
Midbrain
Thalamus
Sensitivity
Attention an alertness
Sends info UP!
Sensory switchboard
Somatosensory Cortex
Sensitivity
Reticular activating system
Attention an alertness
10 terms
Pysch
John B. Watson
B.F Skinner
Abraham Maslow
Carl Rogers
Founder of behaviorism (Behaviorist)
Founder of operant conditioning (Behaviorist)
Founder of hierarchy of needs (Humanist)
Humans strive to fulfill their potential and in order to do t…
John B. Watson
Founder of behaviorism (Behaviorist)
B.F Skinner
Founder of operant conditioning (Behaviorist)
13 terms
Pysch
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Inferior
Superior
Located near or towards the front
Located near or toward the back
Lower or before
Upper or Above
Anterior (Ventral)
Located near or towards the front
Posterior (Dorsal)
Located near or toward the back
31 terms
PYSCH
psych-o
phren-o
ide-o
neur-o
mind
mind
idea
emotions
psych-o
mind
phren-o
mind
95 terms
Pysch
distributed practice
Cramming
non- rem sleep
rem sleep
learn over time to mentally practice, retain more than crammi…
studying 14 hours in 1 day
helps lock in personal event memories
helps lock in procedural memories
distributed practice
learn over time to mentally practice, retain more than crammi…
Cramming
studying 14 hours in 1 day
45 terms
pysch
perception
sensation
reception
transduction
the brain giving meaning to sensory info by interpenetrating…
sense organs and receptors detect and respond to sensory info
detecting and responding to incoming sensory info
receptions changing energy into action potentials for the bra…
perception
the brain giving meaning to sensory info by interpenetrating…
sensation
sense organs and receptors detect and respond to sensory info
32 terms
pysch
absolute threshold
adaptation
affactory bulb
cognitive neuroscience
level of sensory stimulation neccessary for it to register
gradual loss of attention to uneeded or unwanted sensory info
part of the limbic system which controls emotionsal responses…
the study of brain activity lined w mental processes
absolute threshold
level of sensory stimulation neccessary for it to register
adaptation
gradual loss of attention to uneeded or unwanted sensory info
72 terms
Pysch
Primary sexual characteristics
Secondary Sexual Characteristics
Sex v Gender
Intersexuality
Present at birth and directly related to reproduction
Indirectly related to reproduction
Sex refers to biology... Gender refers to psychology
Hermaphroditism... Occurs when reproductive anatomy is ambiguous
Primary sexual characteristics
Present at birth and directly related to reproduction
Secondary Sexual Characteristics
Indirectly related to reproduction
27 terms
Pysch
Anxiety
Phobia
Panic Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
A vague, generalized apprehension or feeling that one is in d…
An intense and irrational fear of a particular object or situ…
An extreme anxiety that manifests itself in the form of panic…
Disorder in which victims of traumatic events experience the…
Anxiety
A vague, generalized apprehension or feeling that one is in d…
Phobia
An intense and irrational fear of a particular object or situ…
16 terms
pysch
brain stem
medulla
pons
thalamus
basic functions
maintaining vital body functions
motor control and sensory analysis
A forebrain structure that processes sensory information for…
brain stem
basic functions
medulla
maintaining vital body functions
Pysch
Consciousness
Parts of Consciousness
external events
internal sensations
awareness; ebbs and flows
external and internal
things going on around you
things going on in your body
Consciousness
awareness; ebbs and flows
Parts of Consciousness
external and internal
41 terms
pysch
cognitive empathy
affective empathy
social factors 1.
social factor 2.
ability to imagine/recognize someone elses thoughts and feeli…
to understand what someone else is thinking/feeling
obedience to authority-follow orders
ideology-strong beliefs 9-11
cognitive empathy
ability to imagine/recognize someone elses thoughts and feeli…
affective empathy
to understand what someone else is thinking/feeling
12 terms
Pysch
Anorexia
Homeostasis
Self transcendence needs
Basal metabolic rate
...... An eating disorder characterized by an obstinate and will…
...... A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal st…
...... Maslow's hierarchy of needs
...... the body's resting rate of energy expenditure
Anorexia
...... An eating disorder characterized by an obstinate and will…
Homeostasis
...... A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal st…
10 terms
Pysch
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Hippocampus
Amygdala
sorts and relays sensory information
Regulates appetite, thirst, sex drive, sleep/wake cycle, body…
formation of new memories
anger, fear, emotions sex drive, evaluates emotional relevance
Thalamus
sorts and relays sensory information
Hypothalamus
Regulates appetite, thirst, sex drive, sleep/wake cycle, body…
100 terms
pysch
Weber's law
Just Noticeable Difference: (JND)
Subliminal Stimulus
Absolute Threshold
the higher the intensity of a stimulus the greater the notice…
smallest increase in decrease in stimulus a person can detect…
Intensity that gives the person less than a 50% chance to det…
Intensity level of the stimulus (Taste, smell, pressure, etc…
Weber's law
the higher the intensity of a stimulus the greater the notice…
Just Noticeable Difference: (JND)
smallest increase in decrease in stimulus a person can detect…
65 terms
Pysch
William wundht
Edward Titchener
Structuralism
William james
Father of modern experimental pyschology
Student of Wundt who founded structuralism
All conscious experience can be broken down into its basic un…
Father of American pyschology who published the principles of…
William wundht
Father of modern experimental pyschology
Edward Titchener
Student of Wundt who founded structuralism
11 terms
Pysch
Mary Calkin
Charles Darwin
Dorothea Dix
Sigmund Freud
First woman president of APA; Denied her doctorate from Harva…
Inspired evolutionary psychology; Human have social instincts…
Social reformer for the mentally ill; Open hospitals for the…
Developed psychoanalysis; blamed parents?/sexual instincts; h…
Mary Calkin
First woman president of APA; Denied her doctorate from Harva…
Charles Darwin
Inspired evolutionary psychology; Human have social instincts…
15 terms
Pysch
Ritalin
Haldol
Zoloft
Ativan
Stimulants
Typical Antipsychotic
SSRI
Anti-anxiety Agent
Ritalin
Stimulants
Haldol
Typical Antipsychotic
229 terms
Pysch
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING
POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT
UNCONDITIONED STIMULUS (US)
INSIGHT
classical conditioning that occurs when an organism pairs the…
strengthening a behavior by adding something pleasant to the…
a stimulus that naturally elicits a response in an organism
a sudden realization about how to solve a problem that occurs…
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING
classical conditioning that occurs when an organism pairs the…
POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT
strengthening a behavior by adding something pleasant to the…
8 terms
pysch
biological rhythms
circadian rhythms
consciousness
EEG
Periodic physiological fluctuation
biological rhythms that occurs approximately every 24 hours
awareness of yourself and your environment
measures your brain activity determine what stage of cycle yo…
biological rhythms
Periodic physiological fluctuation
circadian rhythms
biological rhythms that occurs approximately every 24 hours
19 terms
Pysch
Apparatus
Collude
Phenomena
Ascertain
A complex structure within a system
Come to a secret understanding for a harmful purpose
A fact, occurance, or circumstance observed
Find out for certain
Apparatus
A complex structure within a system
Collude
Come to a secret understanding for a harmful purpose
13 terms
Pysch
Consciousness
REM sleep
Alpha waves
Insomnia
Our awareness of and our environment
Rapid eye movement sleep . dreaming usually happens during th…
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed , awake state
Recurring problems in falling a sleep or staying a sleep
Consciousness
Our awareness of and our environment
REM sleep
Rapid eye movement sleep . dreaming usually happens during th…
13 terms
pysch
william jones
edward titchenar
wihelm wundt
alfred biret
functionalism
structuralist , interspection
father of modern physcology
IQ test
william jones
functionalism
edward titchenar
structuralist , interspection
51 terms
pysch
Kenneth Clark
Thigmond Frued
Mary Calkins
Wilhelm Wundt
Discovered segregation has affects on child development
-Studied psychoanalysis ... -Studied hysteria in women... -Dream An…
-First female president of American Psychology association ... -…
-father of modern Psychology and structuralism
Kenneth Clark
Discovered segregation has affects on child development
Thigmond Frued
-Studied psychoanalysis ... -Studied hysteria in women... -Dream An…
15 terms
Pysch
Puberty
Asynchrony
Marcía
Marcía stages
Period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity and bec…
Absence or lack of concurrence in time
Takes identity crisis that Erickson defined and builds on it…
1.identity moratorium- don't look at options live for the day…
Puberty
Period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity and bec…
Asynchrony
Absence or lack of concurrence in time
10 terms
Pysch
Psychology
Emiricism
placebo effect
DSM-V
The science that studies behavior and mental processes
Foundation of science, idea that nothing is true until it can…
any medical effect due to the subjects expectation alone
Book which contains the diagnostic criteria for all mental di…
Psychology
The science that studies behavior and mental processes
Emiricism
Foundation of science, idea that nothing is true until it can…
10 terms
Pysch
Pituitary
adrenal glands
gonads
estradiol
brain structure deep within the brain
located above the kidneys
sex glands
sex hormones in girls
Pituitary
brain structure deep within the brain
adrenal glands
located above the kidneys
9 terms
pysch
medulla
reticular formation
pons
cerebellum
the base of the brainstem the controls heartbeat and breathing
nerve network in brainstem that plays a large role in control…
plays a role in muscle coordination
helps cordinate balance ... involved with memory
medulla
the base of the brainstem the controls heartbeat and breathing
reticular formation
nerve network in brainstem that plays a large role in control…
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