Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Adaptations In evolutionary theory
Behaviorism A psychological approach that emphasizes the role of environmental forces in producing behavior. (See page 14)
cognitive neuroscience The study of the neural mechanisms (mechanisms involving the brain
cognitive psychology The study of how people think
critical thinking Systematically evaluating information to reach reasonable conclusions. (See page 4)
Culture The beliefs
evolutionary theory A theory presented by the naturalist Charles Darwin; it views the history of a species in terms of the inherited
Functionalism An approach to psychology concerned with the adaptive purpose
Gestalt theory A theory based on the idea that the whole of personal experience is different from simply the sum of its constituent elements. (See page 11)
Introspection A systematic examination of subjective mental experiences that requires people to inspect and report on the content of their thoughts. (See page 9)
mind/body problem A fundamental psychological issue: Are mind and body separate and distinct
natural selection In evolutionary theory
nature/nurture debate The arguments concerning whether psychological characteristics are biologically innate or acquired through education
Psychoanalysis A method developed by Sigmund Freud that attempts to bring the contents of the unconscious into conscious awareness so that conflicts can be revealed. (See page 14)
psychological science The study of mind
social psychology The study of how people are influenced by their interactions with others. (See page 16)
stream of consciousness A phrase coined by William James to describe each person’s continuous series of ever-changing thoughts. (See page 10)
Structuralism An approach to psychology based on the idea that conscious experience can be broken down into its basic underlying components. (See page 9)
Unconscious The mental processes that operate below the level of conscious awareness. (See page 14)
Created by: phayes13
Popular Miscellaneous sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards