The mind is able to function effectively in the world through the _______ nature of our psychological processes.
By studying the _____ of psychological processes, we learn more about how they work and their normal functions.
Although the theory was flawed, ____ was one of the first theories to propose that certain behaviors are localized in specific regions of the brain.
An early focus of psychology was on _______ and analyzing the subjective feelings and thoughts of a person’s experiences.
By asking people to pay attention to and record their feelings and perceptions of an event, Wilhelm Wundt used the method of _______ to analyze the basic elements of the mind.
William James suggested that consciousness should be examined depending on the purpose of the mental processes involved, known as _______, rather than trying to break it down into specific elements as suggested by _______.
more than one conscious self
Case studies of individuals with hysteria were important because they influenced the scientific research in psychology to address mental states, such as the possibility of ________ to explain patients with hysteria.
By studying the errors in mental processes, we gain a better understanding of the normal functioning mind
Although William James and Sigmund Freud employed two very different theoretical approaches to psychology, what is the common thread between their views?
______ stresses the importance of studying observable behaviors and ignores the mental processes involved in different tasks.
By _______ a behavior, you increase the chances that it will occur again.
The stimulus-response method of behaviorism demonstrated the important influence of _______ on human and animal behavior.
mental processes, such as memory, perception and thought
Cognitive psychology addresses the problems facing behaviorism by applying scientific methods to the study of _____.
observe and identify brain activity associated with specific tasks
By utilizing brain scanning, cognitive neuroscientists can ________.
people are inherently social creatures with a network of friends, family and coworkers
It is important to study the social influences on mental events because_______.
considering the effects of other people on our cognitive processes
Social psychology examines issues such as conformity, racism, and stereotyping by ______.
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