Psychology Chapter 1 Vocabulary 1. Psychology – The scientific study of behavior and mind. 2. Mind – The contents and processes of subjective experience: sensations, thoughts, and emotions. 3. Behavior – Observable actions such as moving about, talking, gesturing, and so on; behaviors can also refer to the activities of cells and to thoughts and feelings. 4. Clinical Psychologists – Psychologists who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems. 5. Psychiatrists – Medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems. 6. Applied Psychologists – Psychologists who extend the principles of scientific psychology to practical problems in the world. 7. Research Psychologists – Psychologists who try to discover the basic principles of behavior and mind. 8. Empiricism – The idea that knowledge comes directly from experience. 9.
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