Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

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

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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
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

Psych2012 ch 1

vocab words

QuestionAnswer
psychology scientific study of the behavior of humans and other animals
scientific method careful observation of events in the world, the formation of predictions, and the testing of them by manipulation of variables and systematic observation
structuralism attempted to break down experience into its basic elements or structures using introspection (subjects provided reports of perceptual experiences)
functionalism emphasized the functional, practical nature of the mind. (influenced by darwins theory of natural selection)
behaviorism the study of behavior that emphasizes the relationship between environmental events and an organism's behavior
gestalt psychology argues that the whole of an experience is different from the sum of its parts.
humanistic psychology emohasizes the role of free choice and our ability to make conscious decisions about how we live our lives
cognitive psychology focuses on the ways in which organisms process information, investigating thinking, memory, language, problem solving and creativity
developmental psychology concerned with factors that influence development and shape behavior throughout the life cycle from conception through old age
social psychology concerned with understanding the impact of social environments and social processes on individuals
personality psychology focuses on exploring the uniqueness of the individual, investigating how personality develops and how it influences people's activities
experimental psychology the primiary activity is conducting research
biological psychology focuses on the relationship between behavior and physiological events within the brain and the rest of the nervous system
clinical psychology involved in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral problems
counseling psychology focus on less serious problems than clinical psychologists (in schools)
education psychology concerned with the study and application of learning and teaching methods
school psychology concerned with evaluating student's interests and abilities
industrial/organizational psychology concerned with using psychological concepts to make the workplace a more satisfying environment
engineering psychology concerned with creating optimal relationships among people, the machines they operate, and the environments they work in
health psychology concerned with the interaction between behavioral factors and physical health
positive psychology
forensic psychology
artificial intelligence
connectionism
American Psychiological Society
American Psychological Association
theory
hypothesis
Created by: lindzy13
Popular Psychology sets

 

 



Voices

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:
Retries:
restart all cards