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Physiological
having to do with an organisms physical processes
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Psychology
a scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research
Hyopothesis
an assumption about behaviro that is tested through scientific research
theory
a set of assumptions used to explain phenomena and offered to scientific study
basic science
the pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake
applied science
discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals
scientific method
a general approach to gathering information and answering questions so that errors and biases are minimized
structuralist
a psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up conscious mental experiences
introspection
a method of self-observation in which participants report their thoughts and feelings
functionalist
a psychologost who studied the function (rather than the structure) of consciousness
psychoanalyst
a psychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior
behaviorist
a psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in the environment
humanist
a psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth
cognitivist
a psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use information and how cognitive processes influence our behavior
psychobilogist
a pyschologist who studies how physical and chemical changes in our bodies unfluence our behavior
psychologist
a scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals`
clinical psychologist
a psychologist who diagnoses and treats people with emotional disturbances
counseling psychologist
a psychologist who usually helps people deal with problems of living
psychiatry
a branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
developmental psychologist
a psychologist who studies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, and social changes that occure as an individual matures
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGST
A PSYCHOLOGIST WHO IS CONCERNED WITH HELPING STUDENTS LEANR
community psychologist
a psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare egency
industrial/organizational psychologist
a psychologist who used psychological concepts to make the workplace a more satisfying environment for employees and managers
experimental psychologst
a psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions