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265 terms
Pyschology
Scientific method
A hypothesis
Pseudoscience
Theory
is a way of learning about the world through collecting obser…
is a testable prediction about processes that can be observed…
which refers to ideas that are presented as science but do no…
is an explanation for a broad range of observation that also…
Scientific method
is a way of learning about the world through collecting obser…
A hypothesis
is a testable prediction about processes that can be observed…
71 terms
Pyschology
neuroscience
reductionism
materialism
Acetylcholine
biological basis of behavior
you can understand a complex concept by taking it apart and s…
All behavior is eventually understandable in terms of physica…
muscle action, learning, and memory
neuroscience
biological basis of behavior
reductionism
you can understand a complex concept by taking it apart and s…
35 terms
Pyschology
Wilhelm Wundt
René Des Carlos
Dualism
Structuralism
structuralist
believes there is a link between body & mind
belief that the mind and the body are separate and distinct
study of the basic elements of human experience
Wilhelm Wundt
structuralist
René Des Carlos
believes there is a link between body & mind
pyschology
Wilhelm Wundt
g. stanley hall
sigmund freud
gestalt pysch
father of modern psychology
key american psychology founded the APA deceoped early resear…
Introduced the psycho analytic perspective
experience things that are not part of our simple sensations
Wilhelm Wundt
father of modern psychology
g. stanley hall
key american psychology founded the APA deceoped early resear…
69 terms
Pyschology
Psychology
Titchner
William James
Sigmund Freud
Science of mental processes and behavior.
Structuralism functionalist. structure of the mind. how peopl…
Wrote first textbook. cared about stream of consciousness. st…
psychodynamic. hard to measure, subconscious. cant really be…
Psychology
Science of mental processes and behavior.
Titchner
Structuralism functionalist. structure of the mind. how peopl…
39 terms
Pyschology
Neuron
Dendrites
Neurotransmitter
Central nervous system (CNS)
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Branchlike structures that receive messages from other neurons
Chemical found in the synaptic vesicles that when released ha…
Part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal…
Neuron
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Dendrites
Branchlike structures that receive messages from other neurons
13 terms
Pyschology
Compliance
Identification
Internalisation
Informative social influence
It is the most superficial and least permanent level of confo…
This is temporary as individual's behaviours and belief syste…
This is the most deepest and permanent as the individual seek…
It is when an individual seeks information from a group and a…
Compliance
It is the most superficial and least permanent level of confo…
Identification
This is temporary as individual's behaviours and belief syste…
Pyschology
psychology
Mental Processes
Behaviour
Applied Psychology
The study of the human mind and its functions, especially tho…
Functions or processes that people can do with their mind and…
Actions that a person can do, and other people can see.
The use of psychological principles and theories to overcome…
psychology
The study of the human mind and its functions, especially tho…
Mental Processes
Functions or processes that people can do with their mind and…
95 terms
Pyschology
Biological Phsychology
Neurons
Sensory Neuron
Motor Neuron
Studying the links between biological activity and psychologi…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Carry messages from the body's tissue and sensory organs inwa…
The brain and spinal cord then send instructions to the body'…
Biological Phsychology
Studying the links between biological activity and psychologi…
Neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
186 terms
Pyschology
Michael is 12 years old and is ongoing…
Katherine is a telemarketer who receiv…
All intervals schedules of reinforceme…
Which of the following occurs whenever…
Unconditioned Stimulus
Fixed Ratio
Related to the passage of time
Associative Learning
Michael is 12 years old and is ongoing…
Unconditioned Stimulus
Katherine is a telemarketer who receiv…
Fixed Ratio
77 terms
Pyschology
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
is the largest part of the nervous system; it includes the sp…
is the part of the nervous system that serves the limbs and o…
is the part of the peripheral nervous system that picks up st…
is the part of the peripheral nervous system that performs ta…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
is the largest part of the nervous system; it includes the sp…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
is the part of the nervous system that serves the limbs and o…
71 terms
Pyschology
sensation
information at sensation stage
perception
reception
process by which our sense organs and receptors detect and re…
- Raw sensory data... - Meaningless until it is sent to the rele…
refers to the process by which we give meaning to sensory inf…
is the process of detecting and responding to incoming sensor…
sensation
process by which our sense organs and receptors detect and re…
information at sensation stage
- Raw sensory data... - Meaningless until it is sent to the rele…
89 terms
PYSCHOLOGY
Motivation
Drive Reduction Theory (and its problem)
Homeostasis Theory (and its problem)
Revised Description (allostasis)
activates and directs behaviors, makes our behavior more vigo…
desire to reduce irritation. Problem: Once all needs are fill…
maintenance of an optimal level of biological conditions with…
maintenance of an optimal level of biological conditions that…
Motivation
activates and directs behaviors, makes our behavior more vigo…
Drive Reduction Theory (and its problem)
desire to reduce irritation. Problem: Once all needs are fill…
35 terms
Pyschology
Biological Approach
Psychoanalysis
Cognitive Pyschology
Humanism
Focus on GENETIC HORMONAL& NEUROCHEMICAL OF BEHAVIOR
Innate drives of SEX & AGGRESSION (nature). Social upbringing…
PERCEPTION AND MEMORY & change by environment
Maslow basic needs. Society influences person's self concept
Biological Approach
Focus on GENETIC HORMONAL& NEUROCHEMICAL OF BEHAVIOR
Psychoanalysis
Innate drives of SEX & AGGRESSION (nature). Social upbringing…
58 terms
Pyschology
experimental method
independent variable
dependent variable
random assignment
researcher randomly assigns participants to different conditi…
the variable that changes to see if it has an effect on some…
variable measured to see if it's influenced by independent va…
procedure ensuring that every participant has an equal chance…
experimental method
researcher randomly assigns participants to different conditi…
independent variable
the variable that changes to see if it has an effect on some…
85 terms
Pyschology
axon
dentrite
Neuron
synapse
the end that sends information
the end that receives information
a nerve cell in the brain
gap between an axon of one neuron and dendrite of another
axon
the end that sends information
dentrite
the end that receives information
20 terms
Pyschology
Psychatrist
Wilhelm Wundt
Psychodynamic Theory
independent variable
Have medical degree; prescribe medicine
Father of pyschology, creator of first pyschology lab
focused on childhood eperiences and the unconcious mind
cause
Psychatrist
Have medical degree; prescribe medicine
Wilhelm Wundt
Father of pyschology, creator of first pyschology lab
Pyschology
Factor analysis
Validity Test types
Gardner's Intelligences
G-factor
a mathematical procedure used to group together related items…
-Content: ... -Predictive: ... -Construct:
Musical-music... Bodily-kinesthetic-athletics... Logical-mathematic…
Underlies or contributes to performance on a variety of menta…
Factor analysis
a mathematical procedure used to group together related items…
Validity Test types
-Content: ... -Predictive: ... -Construct:
46 terms
Pyschology
The scientific Study of the Mind came…
When was psychology established?
What this an example of? Sleeping, dre…
experiences and mental structures brok…
Psychology
Late 1800's
covert behaviors
Structuralism
The scientific Study of the Mind came…
Psychology
When was psychology established?
Late 1800's
77 terms
Pyschology
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
is the largest part of the nervous system; it includes the sp…
is the part of the nervous system that serves the limbs and o…
is the part of the peripheral nervous system that picks up st…
is the part of the peripheral nervous system that performs ta…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
is the largest part of the nervous system; it includes the sp…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
is the part of the nervous system that serves the limbs and o…
153 terms
Pyschology
Actor-Observer Bias
Ageism
Aggression
Altruism
phenomenon of explaining other people's behaviors are due to…
prejudice and discrimination toward individuals based solely…
seeking to cause harm or pain to another person
humans' desire to help others even if the costs outweigh the…
Actor-Observer Bias
phenomenon of explaining other people's behaviors are due to…
Ageism
prejudice and discrimination toward individuals based solely…
18 terms
Pyschology
cerebellum
medulla
pons
reticular activating system
(Bottom rear of brain.) Minibrain. Coordinates fine muscle mo…
Controls heartbeat and breathing
A brain structure that relays information from the cerebellum…
Located in the upper brain stem; responsible for maintenance…
cerebellum
(Bottom rear of brain.) Minibrain. Coordinates fine muscle mo…
medulla
Controls heartbeat and breathing
83 terms
Pyschology
Oral
Anal
Phallic
Latency
Mouth, result in oral fixation
2 to 3 years old, toilet training, results in control issues
4-5 years old, learns differences between sexes, may result i…
6 to 12 years old, sexually repressed, social context restric…
Oral
Mouth, result in oral fixation
Anal
2 to 3 years old, toilet training, results in control issues
44 terms
Pyschology
What is psychology?
ABC's of Psych
what is social psych?
What is developmental psych?
Study of individual human behaviors through groups/ scientifi…
Affect (emotion) Behavior and cognition
Study of affects on you by people around you includes pyschom…
study of human and animal development
What is psychology?
Study of individual human behaviors through groups/ scientifi…
ABC's of Psych
Affect (emotion) Behavior and cognition
40 terms
Pyschology
Phrenology highlighted the presumed fu…
The person mosst likely to suggest tha…
Dr. Wolski does research on the potent…
A biological psychologist would be mos…
Specific Brain Regions
phrenologist
Biological Psychology
body chemistry and violent behavior
Phrenology highlighted the presumed fu…
Specific Brain Regions
The person mosst likely to suggest tha…
phrenologist
29 terms
Pyschology
Freud suggested that adults with a pas…
Bryce often acts so daring and overly…
Hermann Rorschach introduced what has…
Sarah's optimism is both a contributor…
an oral fixation.
reaction formation.
projective
reciprocal determinism.
Freud suggested that adults with a pas…
an oral fixation.
Bryce often acts so daring and overly…
reaction formation.
15 terms
Pyschology
Spinal cord
Medulla
Pons
Reticular formation
Brain-body communication
Heartbeat and breathing
Sleep/wake cycle
Wakefulness and alertness
Spinal cord
Brain-body communication
Medulla
Heartbeat and breathing
10 terms
Pyschology
William James
Mary Whiton Calkins
Carl Rogers
John B. Watson
Functionalist (the function of mental... processes)
Harvard denied a degree
Humanistic psychology
Behaviorist
William James
Functionalist (the function of mental... processes)
Mary Whiton Calkins
Harvard denied a degree
23 terms
Pyschology
Stimulus
Response
Unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
Anything u can percieve through your senses, the variable exp…
Something u do in return, the outcome of an experiment
Unlearned response or reflex
Something u never learned to do, u just do it, unlearned resp…
Stimulus
Anything u can percieve through your senses, the variable exp…
Response
Something u do in return, the outcome of an experiment
53 terms
Pyschology
Structuralism
Functionalism
Introspection
Experimental Psychology
Idea of breaking down thought process into objective sensatio…
Belief of adaption or change over time, most associated with…
Looking into one's self and reporting how you feel. Eventuall…
the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific invest…
Structuralism
Idea of breaking down thought process into objective sensatio…
Functionalism
Belief of adaption or change over time, most associated with…
30 terms
pyschology
pyschology
applied research
social workers
cognitive perspective
scientific study of behavior and mental process
solving specific, practical problems rather than expanding th…
help resolve family problems, work to find adequate housing f…
schools of thought that focuses on how people think
pyschology
scientific study of behavior and mental process
applied research
solving specific, practical problems rather than expanding th…
20 terms
pyschology
pyschology
goals of psychology
7 approaches
biological
study of the brain and mind as it relates to human behavior
1. describe(how does organism behave?)... 2. explain(what are th…
biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychoanalytical, humanist…
Examines how genes hormones and Nervis system interact with e…
pyschology
study of the brain and mind as it relates to human behavior
goals of psychology
1. describe(how does organism behave?)... 2. explain(what are th…
10 terms
Pyschology
Wilhem Wundt
Introspection (Wundt)
John B. Watson
Psychology
German guy...Opened first psyc lab in 1878
"looking in" to explore the elemental structure of the human…
American guy... focused on behaviors...funded the Behaviorism…
The science of behavior (what we do) and mental processes (se…
Wilhem Wundt
German guy...Opened first psyc lab in 1878
Introspection (Wundt)
"looking in" to explore the elemental structure of the human…
Pyschology
Learning
Classical conditioning
Automatic
Operant Conditioning
Any relatively oermenant change in behavior that results from…
The learned attachment of an old response ti a new stimulus.
In classical conditioning most resposes are controlled by thi…
The technique of conditioning that involves
Learning
Any relatively oermenant change in behavior that results from…
Classical conditioning
The learned attachment of an old response ti a new stimulus.
27 terms
Pyschology
Consciousness
Waking conscientiousness
Altered States of Consciousness
everyone has a
a person's awareness of and responsiveness to mental processe…
mental state that encompasses the thoughts, feelings, and per…
mental states that differ noticeably from normal waking consc…
biological clock
Consciousness
a person's awareness of and responsiveness to mental processe…
Waking conscientiousness
mental state that encompasses the thoughts, feelings, and per…
31 terms
Pyschology
Psychology
Pseudo psychology
Trephination
Nature vs nurture
Study of human mind
Psychology w/o scientific method
Carve holes in skull to release evil spirits
Nature- dna... Nurture- how your raised
Psychology
Study of human mind
Pseudo psychology
Psychology w/o scientific method
Pyschology
Hypothesis
Counseling Psychologist
Psychiatrist
Biology
An "If/Then" statement
Deal with people who don't have formal classifications of men…
Medical Doctors, 4 years of school. Prescribe medicine
Physical, Chemical
Hypothesis
An "If/Then" statement
Counseling Psychologist
Deal with people who don't have formal classifications of men…
22 terms
Pyschology
Scapegoating
Selective Memory
Hindsight Bias
Experimenter Bias
a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suf…
ability to remember some facts while apparently forgetting ot…
after an event has occurred, to see the event as having been…
scientists performing the research influence the results, in…
Scapegoating
a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suf…
Selective Memory
ability to remember some facts while apparently forgetting ot…
11 terms
Pyschology
Pyschology
Pyschoanalytic
Cognitive
Humanistic
Study of behavior and mental processes in both humans and ani…
Unconscious motivations;childhood experiences
Thinking process(process,store, and retrieve)
Individual choices; potential to achieve personal growth
Pyschology
Study of behavior and mental processes in both humans and ani…
Pyschoanalytic
Unconscious motivations;childhood experiences
51 terms
pyschology
Behaviorism
Cognitive neuroscience
Industrial organization psychology
Applied research
View that psychology should be an objective science that stud…
The interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
the application of psychological concepts and methods to opti…
Scientific study that aims to save practical problems
Behaviorism
View that psychology should be an objective science that stud…
Cognitive neuroscience
The interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
20 terms
Pyschology
Abraham Maslow
B F Skinner
behaviorism
biological perspective
Humanistic Psychologist, hierarchy of needs with self actuali…
Operant conditioning, rewards and punishment
the theory that psych should only study observable behaviors
focus on psychical structures and substances underlying a par…
Abraham Maslow
Humanistic Psychologist, hierarchy of needs with self actuali…
B F Skinner
Operant conditioning, rewards and punishment
Pyschology
Physiological
Cognitive
Psychology
Hypothesis
process are the normal physical activities
process involving conscious intellectual activity
the scientific study of behavior and mental process
is and educated guess about something
Physiological
process are the normal physical activities
Cognitive
process involving conscious intellectual activity
48 terms
pyschology
a, an
ab
ac
acousti
without, not
away from, not
pertaining to
hearing
a, an
without, not
ab
away from, not
13 terms
Pyschology
Cerebellum
Medulla
Pons
Reticular Activating system
maintians balance and motor control
regulate blood pressure and heart rate
Direct alertness, sleep, attention
shaking baby syndrome
Cerebellum
maintians balance and motor control
Medulla
regulate blood pressure and heart rate
17 terms
pyschology
cerebral cortex
corpus callosum
pituitary gland
primary motor cortex
outside, wrinkles
sends messages, or communication. connective tissue between t…
endocrine system
language processing ; motor skills
cerebral cortex
outside, wrinkles
corpus callosum
sends messages, or communication. connective tissue between t…
12 terms
Pyschology
Structuralism (psychology)
Functionalism
Savant
Freud
theory of consciousness developed by Wilhelm Wundt identify t…
considers mental life and behaviour in terms of active adapta…
french (knowing )... Exceptional ability compared to the genera…
father of psychology
Structuralism (psychology)
theory of consciousness developed by Wilhelm Wundt identify t…
Functionalism
considers mental life and behaviour in terms of active adapta…
21 terms
Pyschology
Psychology
Science
Behavior
Thinking
the science of studying of mind behavior and thinking of a li…
Any area of study from collecting data or research
Activity of people and organism that can be observe directly
observarble activity
Psychology
the science of studying of mind behavior and thinking of a li…
Science
Any area of study from collecting data or research
13 terms
Pyschology
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Neurons
Cell body
The part of nervous system that consists of the brain and spi…
The neurons that connect the central nervous system to the re…
Nerve cells, the basic building block of nervous system
The part of a neuron that produces the energy needed for the…
Central nervous system
The part of nervous system that consists of the brain and spi…
Peripheral nervous system
The neurons that connect the central nervous system to the re…
29 terms
Pyschology
Unconditioned stimulus
Neutral stimulus
Conditioned response
Classical conditioning
leads to a predictable response without previous training
before training nothing to do with the response
a neutral event that leads to a specific response after train…
a type of learning in which an old response attaches to a new…
Unconditioned stimulus
leads to a predictable response without previous training
Neutral stimulus
before training nothing to do with the response
27 terms
pyschology
scientific method
empirical evidence
hypothesis
variable
a set of assumptions, attitudes, and procedures that guide re…
verifiable evidence that is based upon objective observation,…
a tentative statement about the relationship between two or m…
a factor that can vary, change, in ways that can be observed,…
scientific method
a set of assumptions, attitudes, and procedures that guide re…
empirical evidence
verifiable evidence that is based upon objective observation,…
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