Unit 12 Outline
Perspective on Psychological Disorders
A. Defining Psychological Disorders
Psychological disorders: deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,
feelings, and/or behaviors.
Being deviant (different) from
Unit 6: Learning
AP - 1
I. How Do We Learn?
Learning: a relatively permanent behavior change due to experience.
John Locke and David Hume agreed with Aristotle that we learn by association.
Associating a sound with a
Unit 14 Outline
Lisa Braganca Period 1
I. Social Thinking
Social psychology: the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one
A. Attributing Behavior to Persons or to Situations
Fritz Heider (1958): proposed an attribution
Unit 9 Outline
I. Prenatal Development and the Newborn
o Sperm race upstream to approach the females egg and the sperm begins to
penetrate into the eggs surface, before half a day lapses the egg nucleus and the
sperm nucleus fu
Uni5 8A Outline
I. Motivational Concepts
A. Instincts and Evolutionary Psychology
Motivation: a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior.
Instinct: a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is
Unit 13 Outline
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
~Eclectic approach: psychotherapy that uses a mix of other therapies.
I. The Psychological Therapies
~Psychotherapy: treatment involving psychological techniques between a therapist and a
Theories of Emotion
Emotion: a response of the whole organism, involving 1) physiological arousal, 2)
expressive behaviors, and 3) conscious experience.
James-Lange Theory: our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological
Lisa Braganca & Daniella Segnini
We chose Derek Shepherd as our individual so we could
analyze his brain. He is a male neurosurgeon, around 40 years of
age, in the show Greys Anatomy. Dereks hand was injured
Unit 11 Outline
Lisa Braganca AP-1
I. What is Intelligence?
o Reification: kneeling and I'm stuck in material concept as if it were a concrete
o Intelligence test: a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitude and
comparing them with those
Period 1 AP
Unit 5 Outline
- Psychoactive drugs: mood and perception altering substances.
- Psychology: (Ladd, 1887) the description and explanation of states of consciousness.
States of Consciousness
Some states that occur spontaneously: