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psychology words


structuralist a psychologist who studies the basic elements that make up conscious mental expirements
introspection a method of self observation in which particepents report on thier thoughts and feelings
funtionalist a psychologist who studied the function of consciousness
psychoanalyst a form of therapy amied at making patients aware of their unconsciuos motives so that they can gain control over their behavior and free themselves of self defeating patterns
behaviorist a psychologist who anylizes how organisms learn or modify thier behavior
humanist a psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future
cognitivist a psychologist who studies how we process, store,retrieve, and use information and how cognitive processes influence our behavior
psychobioligist a psychologist who studies how phisical and chemical changes in our bodies influence our behaviors
dualism the concept that the mind and boty are seperate and distinc
gesalt psychology studied how sensations are essembled into perceptual expirences
sociocultural psychology ethnicity, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status influence our behavior
psychiatry a specialty of medicine
clinical psychology a psychologis who diagnoses and treats people with emotional disturbances
counseling psychologist an individual eho has a ph.d in psychology or education who helps people deal with problems
developmental psychologist a psychologist who stuidies the emotional, physical, cognitive, bioligical, personal, and social changes that occurs as an individual matures
educational psychologist a psychologist who is concerned in helping students learn
community psychologist a psychologist who may work in a mental health or social warfare welfare agency operated by the government or private organization
industrial/organizational psychologist a psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the work place more satisfying enviroment for employees and managers
expiremental psychologist a psychologist who studies sensation, perseption, learning, motivation, and emotion in carfully controlled laboratory conditions
enviromental psychologist a psychologist who studies the effect of the enviroment on people
forensic psychologist ork in legal, court, and correctional systems
APA divisions works to advance the science and profession of psychology and promote human welfare
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