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psychology test 10-12
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that first must be met before higher-level safty needs and then psychological needs become active
Hierarchy of needs
an eating disorder in which a person diets and becomes significantly underweight, yet, still feeling fat, continues to starve.
an eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercising.
an enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex (
homosexual) or the other sex (heterosexual)
a response of the whole organism, involving physical arousal, expressive behaviors and consciously experienced thoughts and feelings.
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers psychological responses and the subjective experience of emotion.
the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal.
we read peoples bodies, listen to their tone, and study their faces. this shows the persons what?
People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood
feel-good, do-good phenomenon
self-percieved happiness or satisfactionwith life. used along with measures of objective well-being to evaluate peoples quality of life.
our tendency to form judgements relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience
the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves
the process by which we precieve and respond to certain events that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
Freidman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive and anger-prone people.
Freidman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people
attempting to alleviate stress directly- by changing the stressor or the way we interact with that stressor
attempting to alleviate stress by avoiding or ignoring a stressor and attending to emotional needs related to one's stress reaction.
you come home and your roommate ask for help on a test and you just did really good on your test you did that day so you are more likely to help. This is called
you loose an arm what is your long term satisfaction
the easy going dentist
type b person
By profession Freud was a
If you go to a therapist and say anything that comes to mind this is called
First Theory of personality was developed by
The part of our personality that knows our right or wrong is called
You are young and want to buy a new car but instead you decide to save the money this is called
Pleasure seeking on body area
Uses defense mechanism
A little girl was sexually abused by her uncle but she doesnt remember being abused and when she is older she doesn’t understand why she has weird feelings for her uncle this is called
suggested the certain needs have priority over others
related to the emotions of fear, anger, love and boredom are similar
girls desire their father
boy desires mother
favortie singer of all time
Freud; sex & aggression at an early extreme
best female singer
Best day of semester
Sigman Freuds daughter
John Sanford Prey series
Mr. Leroy Johnson
Jill has stress from death of husband and she works more to take away stress
According to Freud what makes our unconscious thoughts?
part of personility basaed of pleasure
part of personality based on right & wrong
part of personality that is a mediator
Mrs. Smith (white) is in favor of segregation, says that blacks perfer to live in a neighborhood of mostly blacks. what is this called?
real self and ideal self is close in the TAT tests
positive self concept
real self and ideal self far apart in TATB test
negative self concept