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Psychology vocabuary

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Structuralist A psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up conscious mental experiences.
Introspection A method of self-observation in which particeipants rport their thought and feelings.
functionalist A psychologist who studied the function (rather than the structure) of consiousness.
Psychoanalyst A psychologist who studied how unconsious motives and conflicts determine human behavior.
Behaviorist A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in the environment.
Humanist A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth.
Cognitivist A psychologist who studies how we process, stoer, retrieve, and use information and how cognitive processes influence our behavior.
Psychobiologist A psychologist who studied how physical and chemical changes in our bodies influence our behavior.
Gestalt Psychology They studied how sensations are assembled into perceptual experiences.
Sociocultural Psychology Ethnicity, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status in fluence our behavior.
Psychologist A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals.
Clinical Psychologist A psychologist who diagnoses and treats people with emotional disturbances.
Counseling Psychologist A psychologist who usually helps people deal with problems of living.
Psychiatry A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
Developmental Psychologist A psychologist who stdies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, and social changes that occur as an individual matures.
Educational Psychologist A psychologist who is concerned with helping students learn.
Community Psychologist A psychologist who may work in a mental, health or social welfare agency.
Industrial/Organizational Psychologist A psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the workplace a more satisfying enironment for employees and managers.
Environmental Psychologist A psychologist who studies the effects of the environment on people.
Forensic Psychologist A Psychologist who assist police by developing personality profiles of criminal offenders or help lawenfocement officers understand problems like abuse.
APA Divisions this is the many areas in which a ppsychologist may specialize.
Dualism The concept that the mind and body are separate and distinct.
Created by: Starkiller