Glossary of Psych Exam 1 - Module 1

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who used dissection?
Who had the theories that mind and body are seperate, some ideas inborn, nature not nurture
Who believed that mind and body are one, mind is a blank slate, nurture not nature
Who believed that mind and body are seperate, had the balloonist theory, dissected animals, brain fluid
Mind is a blank slate, not good or evil, nurture
Natual Selection theorist
Francis Gall
Theorized about phrenology, localization
Father of Modern Psychology
Functionalism, introspection
First American Psychologist
functionalism, pragmatism
pyschological processes (such as habits, emotions, memories, willpower, etc)
analyzing components or elements of the mind
structuralism by looking with in, self-reflection (truely look into experience)
John Watson
behavioral approach theorist, Little Albert experiment
B.F. Skinner
behavioral approach theorist (not Watson)
Sigmund Freud
psychodynamic theorist
behavioral approach
observable behavior such as conditioning and shaping of responses (little Albert and the fear of rats)
social cultural theory
How behavior and thinking vary across situcations and cultures
psychodynamic theory
Behavior is motivated by inner conflicts and unconscious wills
cognitive approach
How people know, understand, and think about the world. Information proccessing, memory
behavioral neuroscience
How we learn observable responces and how the body and brain enable these experience
evolutionary psychologist
how the natural selection of traits promotes the perpeuation of one's genes

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