Chapter 11 General Psychology

Parenting Styles 1. Authoritarian 2. Authoritative- firm, fair, flexible, willing to change as child grows 3. Permissive- indulgent; can’t say no 4. Conditional Regard- I will only love you if.. 5. Unconditional Positive Regard What Read more…

General Psychology Psy 101 Chapter 5

Sensory Memory Immediate, very belief recording of sensory info. Consists of registers, where we temporarily store incoming sensory info. Iconic Memory Visual sensory register, holds an exact copy of visual input, but for less than Read more…

General Psychology Chapters 14 & 17 Vocab

Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Health Psychology (p. 472) The branch of psychology that investigates the psychological factors related to wellness and illness, including the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of medical problems. Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) (p. 472) Read more…

General Psychology: Psychopathology

Psychopathology Sickness or disorder of the mind. Melancholia Extreme sadness or depression (too much black bile). Etiology Factors that contribute to the development of a disorder. Dementia Praecox Former name for Schizophrenia Multiaxial System The Read more…

General Psychology Comprehensive Exam

The focus of Cognitive psychoogy… Thinking, perceiving, problem solving, memory, language, and information processing Sociocultural psychology is… how ethnicity, religion, and socioeconmic status play a role in the behavior. Independent variable Variable that is manipulated Read more…

General Psychology – Chapter 1

psychology the scientific study of behavior and mental processes nature inherited biological factors that shape behaviors, personality, and other characteristics nurture environmental factors that shape behaviors, personality, and other characteristics psychologists scientists who study behavior Read more…

Advanced General Psychology Chapter 12

Social Psychology Branch of psychology that studies how a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by the presence of other people and by the social and physical environment Sense of Self An individual’s unique Read more…

General psychology (drugs)

Drug abuse Causes physical damage or impairs social or psychological functioing Psychological dependence Need it to maintain comfortable psychological sate Physiological/physical addiction Tolerance and withdrawal Stimulates Make you active (caffeine, nicotine,meth, coke) Depressants Calms you Read more…

General Psychology Chapter 5

Consciousness an organism’s awareness of internal events and the external environment, varies in its depth and exists along a continuum. Alternate states of consciousness (ASCs) examples are sleeping and dreaming Circadian rhythm a 24-hour sleep/awake Read more…

General Psychology Ch. 1-3

What is Psychology The science that strives to understand the behavior and mental processes. Seeks to apply this understanding to the welfare of humans Who is a Psychologist A person who is involved in the Read more…

General Psychology-Biology & Behavior

Two main forms of communication in the nervous system Neurons travelling through the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system Neuron A specialized nervous cell that allows for communication throughout the body Dendrites Receive Read more…

General Psychology – Chapter 6: Learning

Learning A systematic, relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs through experience. Behaviorism A theory of learning that focuses solely on observational behaviors. Associative Learning Occurs when an organism makes a connection, or association, between Read more…

General Psychology Exam 3 McElwee Pitt State

Developmental Psychology scientific approach which aims to explain how children and adults change over time physically, socially, and cognitively Zygote when a female human egg is fertilized, no longer classified as an egg, 0-2 weeks Read more…

Chapter 13: Therapy (General Psychology)

Psychotherapy any of a group of therapies used to treat psychological disorders and to improve psychological functioning and adjustment to life Psychoanalysis a type of psycho dynamic therapy developed by Freud; an intensive and prolonged Read more…

General Psychology: Exam 2, Chapters 3 + 4

Sensation the process of detecting a stimulus, such as light, sound, heat or pressure Perception the process of integrating, organizing, or interpreting sensations Transduction the process by which a form of physical energy is converted Read more…

General Psychology

What is Psychology? The scientific study of behavior and mental processes Psychology is the most popular major at many colleges and universities … Psychology is? 1. Personally relevant 2. Relevant to us all Psychological science Read more…

General Psychology 1103 Kearns

External Locus of Control Blaming something else for outcomes Internal Locus of Control Blaming yourself for outcomes Schizophrenia “Splitting of the Mind” Temperament Our innate, biologically based tendency to feel or act in a certain Read more…