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13 Cards in this Set

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The Science of individual behavior and mental process
A historical school of psychology devoted touncovering the basic structures that make up mind andthought
The process of reporting on one's own inner conscious experience.
A historical school of pyschology that believed mental processes could best be understood adaptive pupose and function
Biologoical View
the psychology perspective that searches
for the causes of behavior in the functioning of genes the brain and nervous system and the endoine (hormone) system.
Evolutionary View
A relatively new perspective in psychology that views behavior and mental processes in terms of genetic adaptions for survival and reproduction.
Cognitive View
The psychological perspective that empasizes mental processing and interation of experience
psychodynamic view
A veiwpoint that emphasizes the understanding of mental disorders in terms of unconscious needs, desires, memories and conflicts
Behavioral View, Behaviorism
A psychological perspective that finds the source of our actions in environmental stimuli, rather than in inner mental processes
a term referring to a complex blend of language, beliefs customs, values, and traditions developed b a group of people and shared with others in the same environment
Clinical Psychologist
psychological practitioners who specialize in the treatment of mental disorders
* psychological practitioners help people deal with a variety of problems including: relationships, vocational choices.
Engineering Psychologist
Applied psychologist who specialize in making, objects and environments easier, more efficient, or more comfortable for people to use
Industrial & Organizational Psychologist
Applied psychologist who specialize in modifying th work environment to maximize productivity and morale they are often called I/O psychologist