test 1 study guide - PSY 101 RESEARCH METHODS: Psychology:...

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RESEARCH METHODS: Psychology: the science of behavior and mental processes- and its application. Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes and its application. Problem--theory--problem--theory: loop connecting Major Perspectives Behavioral: How we learn observable responses. Example: why do people become addicted to drugs. Cognitive: How we attend to or process information - Flashbulb memories -Attention: does cell phone use impair driving? -Human err: man gets wrong leg amputated Social: How behavior and mental processes vary across situations involving interaction between people. -why do people submit to authority -people behave differently in social groups rather than alone. -deindividualization: loss of identity due to the presence of others Developmental: How behavior and mental processes change with age -how much do we change in personality or intelligence? Differential: How behavior and mental processes differ across people -to what extent is high self esteem good? Clinical:
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