psychology 10-12

  1. a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
  2. Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that first must be met before higher-level safty needs and then psychological needs become active
    Hierarchy of needs
  3. an eating disorder in which a person diets and becomes significantly underweight, yet, still feeling fat, continues to starve.
    anorexia nervosa
  4. an eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercising.
    bulimia nervosa
  5. an enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex (homosexual) or the other sex (heterosexual)
    sexual orientation
  6. a response of the whole organism, involving physical arousal, expressive behaviors and consciously experienced thoughts and feelings.
  7. the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
    james-Lange theory
  8. the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers psychological responses and the subjective experience of emotion.
    Cannon-Bard theory
  9. the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal.
    two-factor theory
  10. we read peoples bodies, listen to their tone, and study their faces. this shows the persons what?
    expressed emotion
  11. emotional release
  12. People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood
    feel-good, do-good phenomenon
  13. self-percieved happiness or satisfactionwith life. used along with measures of objective well-being to evaluate peoples quality of life.
    Subjective well-being
  14. our tendency to form judgements relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience
    adaptation-level phenomenon
  15. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves
    relative deprivation
  16. the process by which we precieve and respond to certain events that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
  17. Freidman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive and anger-prone people.
    type A
  18. Freidman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people
    Type B
  19. attempting to alleviate stress directly- by changing the stressor or the way we interact with that stressor
    problem-focused coping
  20. attempting to alleviate stress by avoiding or ignoring a stressor and attending to emotional needs related to one's stress reaction.
    emotion-focused coping
  21. you come home and your roommate ask for help on a test and you just did really good on your test you did that day so you are more likely to help. This is called
    feel-good, do-good
  22. you loose an arm what is your long term satisfaction
    no effect
  23. the easy going dentist
    type b person
  24. By profession Freud was a
  25. If you go to a therapist and say anything that comes to mind this is called
    free association
  26. First Theory of personality was developed by
  27. The part of our personality that knows our right or wrong is called
    Super ego
  28. You are young and want to buy a new car but instead you decide to save the money this is called
  29. Pleasure seeking on body area
  30. Uses defense mechanism
  31. A little girl was sexually abused by her uncle but she doesnt remember being abused and when she is older she doesn’t understand why she has weird feelings for her uncle this is called
  32. suggested the certain needs have priority over others
  33. related to the emotions of fear, anger, love and boredom are similar
    physiological responses
  34. girls desire their father
    electra complex
  35. boy desires mother
    oedipus effect
  36. favortie singer of all time
  37. favorite movie
    Toy Story
  38. favorite theorist
    Freud; sex & aggression at an early extreme
  39. best female singer
    Barbra s
  40. Favorite color
  41. Sons name
  42. Best day of semester
    March 1
  43. Sigman Freuds daughter
  44. Favorite author
    John Sanford Prey series
  45. cats name
    Mr. Leroy Johnson
  46. Jill has stress from death of husband and she works more to take away stress
  47. According to Freud what makes our unconscious thoughts?
  48. part of personility basaed of pleasure
  49. part of personality based on right & wrong
    Super ego
  50. part of personality that is a mediator
  51. Mrs. Smith (white) is in favor of segregation, says that blacks perfer to live in a neighborhood of mostly blacks. what is this called?
  52. real self and ideal self is close in the TAT tests
    positive self concept
  53. real self and ideal self far apart in TATB test
    negative self concept
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psychology 10-12
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