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Psychoanalytic (SF)

*unconscious mind effects on human behavior.
*Dual processing

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Sociocultural psychology

behavior and thinking vary across situations, society, and cultures

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Developmental psychology

focuses on the development of an individual

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Biological psychology

focuses on the DNA of an individual

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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

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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.

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cognitive neuroscience

perceive, process, remember
anxiety, depression

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psychology

science of behavior and mental processes

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4 BIG IDEAS

critical thinking
biopsychosocial
dual processing
human strengths

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culture

behaviors, ideas, attitude, values, and traditions shared by a group of people and handed down from one generation to the next

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nature/nurture

they are both true!
we are who we are from our biological makeup as well as our environment

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dual processing

conscious mind and unconscious mind

thinking, memory, perception, language, and attitudes all operate on these two tracks

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positive psychology

discovering strengths in humans that help individuals and communities to thrive

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hindsight bias

"I knew it all along" - could have predicted what the outcome was because it now seems so obvious

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scientific attitude

curiosity, skepticism, and humility

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theory

explanation that integrates principles, organizes, and predicts behaviors or events

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hypothesis

testable prediction, often induced by a theory, to enable us to accept, reject, or revise the theory.

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overconfidence

we think we know more than we do

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operational definition

allows you to observe something that is not observable

carefully worded statement about the exact procedures used in a research study.

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replication

repeating the essence of a research study, usually with different participants in different situations to see whether the basic finding extends to other participants

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case study

examines one individual or group in great depth in the hope of revealing things true of us all

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naturalistic observation

records behavior in a natural environment without trying to control or change the situation

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survey

a descriptive technique for obtaining the self-reported attitudes or behaviors of a group, usually by questioning a representative, random sample of that group

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experiment

CAUSE AND EFFECT

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SQ3R

survey
question
read/review/reflect

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psychiatry/clinical psychologist

psychiatrists can prescribe meds