1Psychology Chapter 1 Vocabulary behavior-the actions by which an organism adjusts to its environment behavioral data-observational reports about the behavior of organisms and the conditions under which the behavior occurs or changes behavioral neuroscience-a multidisciplinary filed that attempts to understand the brain processes that underlie behavior behaviorism -a scientific approach that limits the study of psychology to measurable or observable behavior behaviorist perspective- the psychological perspective primarily concerned with observable behavior that can be objectively recorded and with the relationships of observable behavior to environmental stimuli biological perspective - a psychological model that emphasizes an individual’s phenomenal world and inherent capacity for making rational choices and developing to maximum potential cognitive neuroscience - a multidisciplinary field that attempts to understand the brain processes that underlie higher cognitive functions in humans
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