Copyright

Flashcards - History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology

Flashcards - History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology
1/14 (missed) 0 0
Create Your Account To Continue Studying

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access
Carl Rogers
Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology
Got it
John Watson
John Broadus Watson was an American psychologist who established the psychological school of behaviorism
Got it
ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
Got it
sensation
In psychology, sensation and perception are stages of processing of the senses in human and animal systems, such as vision, auditory, vestibular, and pain senses
Got it
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
Got it
hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
Got it
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
Got it
14 cards in set
Front
Back
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
sensation
In psychology, sensation and perception are stages of processing of the senses in human and animal systems, such as vision, auditory, vestibular, and pain senses
ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
John Watson
John Broadus Watson was an American psychologist who established the psychological school of behaviorism
Carl Rogers
Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology
blind study
A blind - or blinded - experiment is an experiment in which information about the test is masked from the participant, to reduce or eliminate bias, until after a trial outcome is known
introspection
Introspection is the examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings
obedience
Obedience, in human behavior, is a form of "social influence in which a person yields to explicit instructions or orders from an authority figure"
reinforcements
In behavioral psychology, reinforcement is a consequence that will strengthen an organism's future behavior whenever that behavior is preceded by a specific antecedent stimulus
Stanley Milgram
Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist, best known for his controversial experiment on obedience conducted in the 1960s during his professorship at Yale
behaviorism
Behaviorism is a systematic approach to the understanding of human and animal behavior
unconscious
The unconscious mind consists of the processes in the mind which occur automatically and are not available to introspection, and include thought processes, memories, interests, and motivations

To unlock this flashcard set you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member

Already a member? Log In

Support