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American Psychological Association

founded in 1892 by GStanley Hall, meeting at Clark in 1892, charter members

Behavior Therapy

first used as a term bySkinner in 1953

use of learning principles in treating behavioral oremotional problems


foundedby Watson, prior to this - Functionalism

insisted that behaviorbe psychology subject matter and that the goal should be prediction and controlof behavior, not consciousness

Boulder Conference

1949; scientist practitionermodel-

Clinicians had been trained inpsychiatric model, here is where they decided that psychology was a separateprofession, gained independence

Classical Conditioning

form of learning in which one stimulus comes tosignal the occurrence of a second stimulus. This is often brought about bypairing the two stimuli, as in Pavlov’s classic experiments.


Activity of knowing, acquisition, organization anduse of knowledge. Organisms do this and people do this

Neisser: pioneer of cognitive psych

Cognitive Psych

was an evolution not arevolution, not method changes, the topic expanded to consciousnessbecause of inadequacy in the behavioral model

Cognitive Therapy

Beck, merger of cognitivetheory with behavior theory

Ellis, Lazarus, Meichenbaum, Bandura

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Primarily developed through an integration of behavior therapy(Thorndike)with cognitive therapy(Beck & Ellis).

Focusing on the "here and now", and on alleviating symptoms


branch of psychology, keyconcepts include:

freedom, individuality, responsibility, anxiety, guilt,thrownness & authenticity