Chapter 1 Psych Terms
example: talking, facial expressions, movement
example: thinking, feeling, remembering
WHAT IS HAPPENING? WHERE IT HAPPENS? WHOM IT HAPPENS? UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES IT SEEMS TO HAPPEN.
CONSCIOUSNESS, THE STATE OF BEING AWARE OF EXTERNAL EVENTS, COULD BE BROKEN DOWN INTO THOUGHTS, EXPERIENCES, EMOTIONS, AND OTHER BASIC ELEMENT.
EDWARD TITCHENER idea because of using thoughts and PHYSICAL SENSATIONS.
– FOUND IN organizational psychology, organizational psychology
“Naturally seek out patterns (“wholes”) in the sensory information available to them.
mental processes and learning
the basic GESTALT principles of perception are still taught within this newer field.
STUDIED THE UNCONSCIOUS MIND into WHICH WE PUSH, OR REPRESS, ALL OF OUR THREATENING URGES AND DESIRES.
phobias – unconscious problems that build up.
word that has to do with Ivan Pavlov dog salvation.
behavior is learned
phobia- learned through the processes of conditioning and set out to prove it.
-counterconditioning- evening things out; One thing good/with one thing bad.
-kid cries —-> mom pays attention to them (gives attention)
– free will
-studying the brain
use: MRI’s, fMRI’s, and PETs
-Lev Vygostsky’s (children cognitive development.)
-effect people have on each other (indiv. or in a group.)
and how they behave due to what they have been exposed to.
also known as physiological psychology, biological psychology, psychobiology, behavioral neuroscience, biopsycholgy.
Effectors/causes of behavior and mental events : hormones, heredity, bain chemicals, tumors and diseases
-why we lie, etc.
-research in men + woman
-can take it from basic research
DISADVANTAGE: artificial behavior and situation.
– takes a long time
-vulnerable to bias
if one goes down the other goes down.
body language, tone, eye contact etc.
– the behavior of the experimenter cause the participant to change his/her response pattern.
A) participants have to give informed consent.
B) Deception cannot be used in any studies with human beings.
C) the rights and well-being of the participants must come first.
D) data must remain confidential.