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1.            abnormal behavior

2.            absolute threshold

3.            accommodation (sensory)

4.            accommodation vs. assimilation

5.            acetylcholine

6.            acetylcholine & Alzheimer’s

7.            achievement test

8.            activation-synthesis theory of dreaming

9.            acquisition during conditioning

10.         adaptation

11.         adaptive behavior

12.         adrenal gland

13.         afferent neuron

14.         afterimage

15.         agonist/antagonist

16.         agoraphobia

17.         Mary Ainsworth

18.         algorithm

19.         all-or-none response

20.         alpha waves

21.         Gordon Allport

22.         altruism

23.         amygdala

24.         anatomy of ear

25.         angular gyrus

26.         anterograde amnesia 

27.         antisocial personality disorder

28.         anorexia nervosa

29.         anxiety disorders

30.         APA ethical guidelines

31.         aphasia

32.         approach-approach conflict

33.         approach-avoidance conflict

34.         aptitude test

35.         Ellliot Aronson

36.         arousal theory

37.         Solomon Asch

38.         assimilation (Piaget)

39.         attachment style (Ainsworth)

40.         attraction

41.         attribution theory

42.         authoritarian style

43.         authoritative style

44.         autism

45.         autonomic/somatic nervous system

46.         availabililty heuristic

47.         aversive conditioning

48.         avoidance-avoidance conflict

49.         avoidant personality disorder

50.         axon

51.         babbling stage

52.         Albert Bandura

53.         basic trust

54.         basilar membrane

55.         behavioral psychologist

56.         Aaron Beck

57.         belief bias

58.         binocular cues: retinal disparity & convergence

59.         biofeedback

60.         bipolar neurons (eye)

61.         bipolar disorder

62.         Blakemore & Cooper study

63.         blind spot

64.         borderline personality disorder

65.         Broca’s area

66.         building block of nervous system

67.         bulimia

68.         bystander effect

69.         Cannon-Bard theory of emotion

70.         case study

71.         catatonia

72.         catharsis

73.         Raymond Cattell

74.         cerebral cortex

75.         cholea

76.         Norm Chomsky

77.         chunking

78.         circadian rhythm (25 hr.)

79.         classical conditioning

80.         clinical depression

81.         closure

82.         cochlea

83.         cognitive dissonance

84.         cognitive psychologist

85.         collectivism vs. individualism

86.         color blindness

87.         compulsions

88.         computerized axial tomography (CAT)

89.         cones

90.         conditioned taste

91.         aversion

92.         confirmation bias

93.         conformity

94.         confounding variables

95.         conservation

96.         content validity

97.         continuity

98.         control group

99.         convergent thinking

100.       conversion disorder

101.       corpus collosum

102.       correlation

103.       correlational study

104.       cortisols

105.       counterconditioning

106.       criterion-related validity

107.       critical period

108.       crystallized intelligence

109.       cross-sectional study

110.       defense mechanisms

111.       deindividuation

112.       deinstitutionalization

113.       delta waves

114.       delusions

115.       dendrite

116.       denial

117.       dependent variable

118.       depressant

119.       depth perception

120.       descriptive/inferential statistics

121.       diagnostic labeling

122.       dichotic listening

123.       difference threshold (JND)

124.       diffusion of responsibility

125.       discrimination (conditioning)

126.       displaced aggression

127.       displacement

128.       dissociation vs. social influence theory of hypnosis

129.       dispositional attribution

130.       dissociative identity   disorder

131.       divergent thinking

132.       dopamine – relationship to schizophrenia

133.       double-blind

134.       Down syndrome

135.       drive-reduction theory

136.       drug categories & examples

137.       DSM-IV-TR

138.       dysthymic disorder

139.       Hermann Ebbinghaus

140.       echoic memory

141.       eclectic approach

142.       efferent neuron

143.       ego

144.       egocentrism

145.       eidetic memory

146.       electroconvulsive shock therapy (ECT)

147.       electroencephalogram (EEG)

148.       emotion

149.       empirically derived

150.       encoding

151.       endorphins

152.       enlarged, fluid-filled areas in cerebral tissue & schizophrenia

153.       epinephrine

154.       episodic memory

155.       Erik Erikson (all stages)

156.       evolutionary perspective

157.       expectancy or set

158.       experiment

159.       experimental psychologist

160.       experimenter bias

161.       explicit memory

162.       external locus of control

163.       extinction of conditioned response (how?)

164.       extraversion/introversion

165.       extrinsic motivation

166.       factor analysis

167.       false consensus effect

168.       feature detectors (Hubel & Wiesel)

169.       feel-good, do-good   phenomenon

170.       Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

171.       figure-ground

172.       fixation

173.       fixed-interval schedule

174.       fixed-ratio schedule

175.       flashbulb memory & amygdala

176.       flaws in research design

177.       fluid intelligence

178.       fovea

179.       foot-in-the-door phenomenon

180.       framing

181.       free association

182.       frequency theory vs.place theory in hearing

183.       Sigmund Freud

184.       frontal lobe

185.       frustration-aggression principle

186.       fugue

187.       functional fixedness

188.       functional MRI (fMRI)

189.       functionalism (philosophical basis)

190.       fundamental attribution error

191.       g factor (Spearman)

192.       GABA

193.       Phineas Gage

194.       Franz Gall (phrenology)

195.       ganglion cells (eye)

196.       ganzfeld procedure

197.       Gardner’s theory of intelligence

198.       gate-control theory

199.       gender schema theory

200.       general adaptation syndrome

201.       generalized anxiety disorder

202.       gestalt therapy

203.       gestalt principles of grouping: proximity, similarity, continuity, connectedness, closure

204.       Carole Gilligan

205.       glial cells

206.       grammar

207.       group polarization

208.       groupthink

209.       gustatory receptors

210.       gyrus cinguli

211.       habituation

212.       hallucinations

213.       Harry Harlow

214.       heuristic

215.       heritability

216.       Hilgard & hidden observer (hypnosis   theory)

217.       hindsight bias

218.       hippocampus

219.       histrionic personality disorder

220.       holophrase

221.       homeostasis

222.       hormones

223.       Karen Horney

224.       humanistic psychologist

225.       hypnogogic sensations

226.       hypnosis

227.       hypochondriasis

228.       hypothalamus

229.       iconic memory

230.       id

231.       illusory correlation

232.       implicit memory

233.       implosion therapy

234.       imprinting

235.       incentive

236.       motivation

237.       independent variable

238.       inner ear (structures & functions)

239.       insight

240.       instinct

241.       insulin

242.       issues in psychology:stability/change, rationality/irrationality, nature/nurture

243.       intelligence quotient (calc. & def.)

244.       interneurons

245.       internal locus of control

246.       interposition

247.       intrinsic motivation

248.       William James

249.       James-Lange theory of emotion

250.       Carl Jung (collective unconscious)

251.       just noticeable difference

252.       just-world phenomenon

253.       kinesthetic sense

254.       Lawrence Kohlberg  (3 stages of morality)

255.       Wolfgang Kohler

256.       Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

257.       language acquisition (theories)

258.       latent dream content

259.       lateral hypothalamus

260.       law of effect (Thorndike)

261.       L-dopa

262.       learned helplessness

263.       left frontal lobe & depression

264.       left hemisphere

265.       lens

266.       lesion

267.       LeVay’s studies

268.       limbic system

269.       linguistic relativity hypothesis

270.       lithium

271.       lobotomy & Egas Moniz

272.       Elizabeth Loftus & reconstructive memory

273.       longitudinal study

274.       long-term potentiation

275.       Konrad Lorenz

276.       magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

277.       major depressive disorder

278.       mania

279.       manifest dream content

280.       Abraham Maslow & hierarchy of needs

281.       maturation

282.       mean

283.       measures of central tendency

284.       median

285.       medulla oblongata

286.       memes

287.       menarche

288.       mental age

289.       mental set

290.       mere exposure effect

291.       metacognition

292.       middle ear

293.       Stanley Milgram

294.       mirror-image perceptions

295.       MMPI

296.       mnemonic device

297.       mode

298.       modeling

299.       monocular cues: relative size, interposition, relative clarity, texture gradient, relative height, relative movement, linear perspective, light & shadow)

300.       mood-congruent memory

301.       morpheme

302.       motor & sensory cortex

303.       motor neuron

304.       Muller-Lyer illusion

305.       multiple personality disorder

306.       myelin sheath

307.       Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

308.       narcissistic personality disorder

309.       narcotic

310.       negative reinforcement (NOT punishment)

311.       neural networks

312.       neurosis

313.       neurotransmitters (inhibitory & excitatory)

314.       night terrors vs. nightmares

315.       night vision

316.       norepinephrine

317.       normal distribution

318.       norms

319.       null hypothesis

320.       object-relations theory

321.       observational learning

322.       obsessions

323.       occipital lobe

324.       olfactory (only sense to bypass thalamus)

325.       operant conditioning

326.       operational definition

327.       opponent-process theory

328.       opposing tendencies

329.       optic chiasm

330.       optimistic explanatory style

331.       oval window

332.       overjustification effect

333.       panic disorders

334.       parallel processing

335.       paranoia

336.       parietal lobe

337.       partial (intermittent) reinforcement

338.       Ivan Pavlov

339.       perceptual constancies

340.       permissive style

341.       person-centered psychotherapy

342.       phenylketonuria(PKU)

343.       pheromones

344.       Phi phenomenon

345.       phobias

346.       phoneme

347.       physiological addiction

348.       Piaget’s stages of development

349.       pituitary gland

350.       placebo

351.       pleasure principle/reality principle

352.       pons

353.       positive reinforcement

354.       positive/negative symptoms of schizophrenia

355.       positron emission tomography (PET)

356.       post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

357.       place theory (hearing)

358.       placebo

359.       plasticity

360.       prejudice

361.       primacy effect

362.       primary/secondary reinforcers

363.       proactive interference

364.       procedural memory

365.       projection

366.       projective test

367.       prolactin

368.       prototype

369.       proximity

370.       psychoanalysis

371.       psychodynamic (derived from Freud)/psychoan-alytic (Freud)

372.       psychophysics

373.       psychosexual stages

374.       psychosis

375.       psychotherapy

376.       punishment

377.       random assignment

378.       random selection

379.       randomization

380.       rational-emotive therapy (Ellis)

381.       rationalization

382.       reaction formation

383.       recency effect

384.       reciprocal determinism

385.       reciprocity norm

386.       refractory period

387.       regression

388.       regression toward the mean

389.       rehearsal

390.       reliability

391.       REM sleep

392.       replication

393.       repression

394.       representativeness heuristic

395.       research: case study, naturalistic observation, correlational studies, longitudinal research, cross-sectional studies, experiments

396.       resistance (in psychoanalysis)

397.       respondent behavior

398.       response bias

399.       reticular formation

400.       retrieval

401.       retroactive interference

402.       retrograde amnesia

403.       reuptake

404.       reversibility

405.       right hemisphere

406.       rods

407.       Carl Rogers

408.       rooting

409.       Rorschach test

410.       Rosenhan’s study & diagnostic labels

411.       savant syndrome

412.       scapegoating

413.       Sandra Scarr

414.       scatterplot

415.       Schacter’s two-factor theory

416.       schema

417.       schizoid personality   disorder

418.       schizophrenia (4 types)

419.       seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

420.       secondary sex characteristics

421.       selective attention

422.       self-actualization needs

423.       self-efficacy

424.       self-fulfilling prophecy

425.       self-serving bias

426.       Martin Seligman

427.       Hans Selye

428.       semantics

429.       semi-circular canal

430.       sensorineural hearing loss vs. conduction loss

431.       sensory adaptation

432.       sensory neuron

433.       serial position effect

434.       serotonin

435.       set point

436.       sexual response cycle

437.       shape constancy

438.       shaping

439.       short-term memory

440.       signal detection theory

441.       similarity (in perception)

442.       situational attribution

443.       size constancy

444.       skewed left (or right) distribution

445.       B. F. Skinner

446.       sleep apnea

447.       sleep spindles

448.       social exchange theory

449.       social facilitation

450.       social inhibition

451.       social learning theory

452.       social loafing

453.       social trap

454.       sodium & potassium/action potential

455.       somatoform disorder

456.       split-half reliability

457.       spontaneous recovery

458.       spotlight effect

459.       SSRI

460.       standard deviation

461.       Stanford-Binet

462.       state-dependent learning

463.       stereotype

464.       Sternberg’s triarchic theory of intelligence

465.       stimulant

466.       stimulus generalization

467.       storage (memory)

468.       stroboscopic motion

469.       structuralism (philosophical basis)

470.       sublimation

471.       subliminal messages

472.       superego

473.       superordinate goals

474.       sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous system

475.       symptoms of schizophrenia

476.       synapse

477.       syntax

478.       systematic desensitization

479.       taste aversion (Garcia & Koelling study)

480.       telegraphic speech

481.       temporal lobe

482.       temperament

483.       teratogens

484.       Lewis Terman

485.       terminal buttons

486.       testosterone

487.       thalamus

488.       Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

489.       Theory X/Theory Y

490.       threshold (neural firing)

491.       thyroxine

492.       token economy

493.       tolerance

494.       top-down/bottom-up processing

495.       trait theory

496.       transduction

497.       transference

498.       Type A & B personalities (Friedman & Rosenman)

499.       validity

500.       variable-ratio schedule

501.       variable-interval schedule

502.       variance

503.       ventromedial hypothalamus

504.       vestibular sense

505.       visual capture

506.       visual cliff

507.       John B. Watson

508.       Weber’s law

509.       Wechsler intelligence scales

510.       (WAIS, WISC)

511.       Wernicke’s area

512.       Benjamin Whorf

513.       Withdrawal

514.       Wilhelm Wundt

515.       Yerkes-Dodson Law

516.       Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory

517.       z-score

518.       Robert Zajonc

519.       zygote