Intro to Psych 1

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Intro to Psych 1
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  1. looks at unconsious motives, desires, and conflicts (Froyd)
    psychodynamic perspective
  2. looks at brain chemistry, nervous system, hormones, a more medical approach
    bilogical perspective
  3. not regulated, anyone can be this, nothing required to call yourself this
    psychotherapist
  4. went to med school, have BA, can write a script, have MD
    psychatrist
  5. have enough info that your theory may be confirmed of disconfirmed 
    principle of falsibility
  6. look for and focus on facts that you are partial to
    confirmed bias
  7. upon repeated administration of test, scores must be consistent
    test-retest reliability
  8. questions & interviews asking about your own opinions
    surveys
  9. both variables are going in the same direction, regardless of increase or decrease
    positive correlation
  10. one increases while one decreases
    negative correlation
  11. interdisciplinary field of study concerned with genetic bases of individual differences in behavior & personality 
    behavioral genetics
  12. two different sperm meet two different eggs
    fraternal twins
  13. one sperm & one egg fertalized; the fertalized egg divides into 2
    identical twins
  14. level of 90-109
    Average IQ
  15. the four things that can reduce mental abilities
    • 1-poor prenatal care
    • 2-exposure to toxins
    • 3-stressful family circumstances
    • 4-exposure to toxins
  16. electrochemical signals that communicate, cell that conducts electrochemical signals
    neurons
  17. immature cells
    stem cells
  18. works with moods, sleep, apetite, pain suppresing
    seratonin
  19. pleasure & reward, sense of novelty (ADD & Parkinsons)
    dopamine
  20. cognitive function, memory, emotion (Althimerz)
    acetylcholine
  21. the brain structure with ability to store new information and material
    hippocampus
  22. biological rhythms are not in phase with another (jet lag)
    internal desynchronization
  23. discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes and how they are affected by an organism"s physical state, mental state, and external environment
    psychology
  24. ability and willingness to assess claims and make judgements on the basis of well supported reasons and evidence rather than emotion
    critical thinking
  25. (perspective) nervous system, hormones, brain chem, hereditery, evolutionary influences
    biological
  26. (perspective) environment and experience
    learning
  27. (perspective) thinking, memory, language, problem solving, perceptions
    cognitive
  28. (perspective) sociocultural
    social and cultural contexts
  29. (perspective) unconsious thoughts, desires, and conflicts
    psychodynamic
  30. (dream) to express unconscious wishes, thoughts, and conflicts
    psychoanalytic
  31. (dream) to express ongoing concerns of waking life and/or resolve current concerns and problems
    problem-focused
  32. (dream) same as in waking life-to express concerns and interests
    cognitive
  33. (dream) none
    activation-synthesis

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