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Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes. Such as need sleep and eating.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding. Like, emotional and behavioral reasons.
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research. Both human and animal behaviors.
Hypothesis
an assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scientific research. An educated guess.
Theory
A set of asumptions used to explain phenomena and offered for a scientific study. Found by doing a large number of experiments
Basic Science
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake. Research.
Applied Science
Discovering ways to use scientific finding to accomplish practical goals.
Scientific method
A general approach to gathering information and answering questions so that errors and biases are minimized. Data collected accuretly.
Structuralist
A psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up conscious mental experience. basic elements of human experience.
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which participants reprot their thoughts and feelings. collecting info about the mind.
Functionalist
a phychologist who studied the function of consiousness. how animals and people adapt to their environments.
Psychoanalyst
A phychologiest who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior.
Physiological
Having to do with an organism's physical processes. Such as need sleep and eating.
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding. Like, emotional and behavioral reasons.
Psychology
the scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research. Both human and animal behaviors.
Hypothesis
an assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scientific research. An educated guess.
Theory
A set of asumptions used to explain phenomena and offered for a scientific study. Found by doing a large number of experiments
Basic Science
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake. Research.
Applied Science
Discovering ways to use scientific finding to accomplish practical goals.
Scientific method
A general approach to gathering information and answering questions so that errors and biases are minimized. Data collected accuretly.
Structuralist
A psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up conscious mental experience. basic elements of human experience.
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which participants reprot their thoughts and feelings. collecting info about the mind.
Functionalist
a phychologist who studied the function of consiousness. how animals and people adapt to their environments.
Psychoanalyst
A phychologiest who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior.