Flashcards in Chapter 1 Deck (26):
*unconscious mind effects on human behavior.
behavior and thinking vary across situations, society, and cultures
focuses on the development of an individual
focuses on the DNA of an individual
Behaviorism (Watson and Skinner)
*the only thing that matters is MATTER- because you can observe it.
*studies behavior to environmental factors without reference to the mental state
Humanistic psychology (Maslow/Rogers)
*environment can help or hinder personal growth
*HEALTHY PEOPLE. Looks at the whole as an observer as well as the one being observed.
perceive, process, remember
science of behavior and mental processes
4 BIG IDEAS
behaviors, ideas, attitude, values, and traditions shared by a group of people and handed down from one generation to the next
they are both true!
we are who we are from our biological makeup as well as our environment
conscious mind and unconscious mind
thinking, memory, perception, language, and attitudes all operate on these two tracks
discovering strengths in humans that help individuals and communities to thrive
"I knew it all along" - could have predicted what the outcome was because it now seems so obvious
curiosity, skepticism, and humility
explanation that integrates principles, organizes, and predicts behaviors or events
testable prediction, often induced by a theory, to enable us to accept, reject, or revise the theory.
we think we know more than we do
allows you to observe something that is not observable
carefully worded statement about the exact procedures used in a research study.
repeating the essence of a research study, usually with different participants in different situations to see whether the basic finding extends to other participants
examines one individual or group in great depth in the hope of revealing things true of us all
records behavior in a natural environment without trying to control or change the situation
a descriptive technique for obtaining the self-reported attitudes or behaviors of a group, usually by questioning a representative, random sample of that group
CAUSE AND EFFECT