Psych Test 1
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Psych Test 1
psych study guide
Psych Study Guide 1
What are the 4 types of learning styles?
Visual/non Verbal (pictures)
what are the types of degrees you can get in college? And how many years is it to get each one?
B.A or B.S (4yrs)
M.A or M.S(7-8yrs)
what are the belief systems?
what is the scientific belief system?
-based on observable phenomena
-can be measured(in numbered)
-results can be replicated
what is the religious belief system?
-based on "faith"
-words from religious leaders
writing from religious leaders
what is metaphysical belief system?
-based on "belief"
-personal experience with phenomena
what is the cultural belief system?
-based on family practices
-usually "raised" with these ideas
what is the definition of psychology?
the science of behavior and mental processes
what do psychologist do for a living?
-apply scientific method to study of human behavior
-study of human mind
-2 different types
what is the difference b/w clinical and reserch psychologist?
-help ppl solve personal problems
-treat/cure mental behavior
-conduct scientific studies to understand human behavior
-teaches at colleges and universities
what are the diferences b/w a clinical psycoloigist and a pshyiatrist?
one can prescibe meds and the other one cant
what are the contemporary perspectives of psychology?
biopsychological, psychodymanic, Behavioral, Cognitive, Sociocultural, Humanistic, Evolutionary