Master Gland, Releases hormones, Controlled by the hypothalamus
Movement and making judgements
Wilhelm Wundt - Father of Psyche
John B. Watson
First APA President
First Women PHD
First PHD for Blacks
Herbert A. Simon and Alan Newell
Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow
clinical psychologists who work specifically w/ tests desgined to diagnose the effects of brain damage on thoughts, feelings and behavior and to indicate which parts of the brain are impaired following trauma
The type of psychologist who studies how to improve products and procedures and conducts research to help solve practical problems.
What are the 3 levels of Analysis?
Brain, Person, Group
Who is the Father of American Psychology?
John B. Watson
What type of psychologists are the most abundant?
Clinical Psychologists 67.6%
Which type of Psychological movement was influenced by Darwin?
Who produced the first Psych Lab in Harvard?
William James, Functionalism
A blending of cognitive psychology and neuroscience that aims to specify how the brain stores and processes information
One who studies thinking, memory, and related topics
What part of the neuron does Multiple Sclerosis affect?
Which hemisphere is dominated by language?
A set of brain areas including the hippocampus, amygdala, and other areas that have been long thought of as being involved in fighting, fleeing, feeding and sex.
Disease that causes massive uncontrolled firing in parts of the brain, leading to bodily convulsions
Planning and producing movement
Automatic control of breathing, swallowing, and blood circulation
Brains 4 Mechanisms for influencing the body:
Sketal System, ANS, Hormones, Immune Responses
Makes hormones that affect many bodily functions and provides CNS with info.
Hormone that helps the body deal with stress by breaking down and converting protein and fat to sugar.
Magnetic properties of atoms
Detects amount of oxygen being brought to a particular place in the brain while a task is performed
Branches of the Peripheral Nervous System?
Autonomic & Sensory-somatic
Registers sensation on the body and is organzied by body part
Controls fine movements and is organized by body part
Two Main Photo Receptors?
Rods and Cones
Processing initiated by S input
- Feature detectors
Processing guided by knowledge, expectation or belief
Which of the following historical figures was noted as being a physician who specialized in neurology?
Goals of psychology include all of the following except to ______ mental processes:
A good theory is
________ is a statistical technique involving the combination of results from several studies in an attempt to determine whether there is a relationship among variables that extends beyond one study
The phrase rest and digest is most closely associated with NS?
Parasympathetic Nervous System
The ______ has been likened to an airline hub due to its role in receiving and sending multiple streams of information:
During an action potential, there is an influx of which type of ion into the cell?