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Spring Semester Vocabulary

Unit 9

Developmental Psychology

Zygote

Embryo

Fetus

Teratogens

Fetal alcohol syndrome

Habituation

Maturation

Cognition

Schema

Assimilation

Accommodation

Sensorimotor stage

Object permenance

Preoperational stage

Conservation

Egocentrism

Theory of mind

Concrete operational stage

Formal operational stage

Autism

Stanger anxiety

Attachment

Critical period

Imprinting

Temperament

Basic trust

Self-concept

Gender typing

Social learning theory

Gender

Aggression

X chromosome

Y chromosome

Testosterone

Role

Gender role

Gender identity

Adolescence

Puberty

Primary sex characteristics

Secondary sex characteristics

Menarche

Social identity

Intimacy

Emerging adulthood

Unit 10

Personality

Free association

Psychoanalysis

Unconscious

Psychosexual stages

Oedipus complex

Id

Ego

Superego

Identification

Fixation

Defense mechanisms

Repression

Regression

Reaction formation

Projection

Collective unconscious

Projective test

Thematic Apperception Test

Rorschach inkblot test

Terror-management theory

Rationalization

Displacement

Sublimination

Denial

Self-actualization

Unconditional positive regard

Self-concept

Trait

Personality inventory

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

Empirically derived test

Social-cognitive perspective

Reciprocal determinism

Personal control

External locus of control

Internal locus of control

Positive psychology

Self

Spotlight effect

Self-esteem

Self serving bias

Individualism

Collectivism

Unit 11

Intelligence test

Intelligence

General intelligence (g)

Factor analysis

Savant syndrome

Emotional intelligence

Mental age

Stanford-Binet

Intelligence quotient (IQ)

Achievement tests

Aptitude tests

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)

Standardization

Normal curve

Reliability

Validity

Content validity

Predictive validity

Intellectual disability

Down syndrome

Stereotype threat

Unit 12

Psychological disorder

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Medical model

DSM-IV-TR

Anxiety disorders

Generalized anxiety disorder

Panic disorder

Phobia

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic growth

Somatoform disorder

Conversion disorder

Hypochondriasis

Dissociative disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (DID)

Mood disorders

Major depressive disorder

Mania

Bipolar disorder

Schizophrenia

Delusions

Personality disorder

Antisocial personality disorder

Unit 13

Eclectic approach

Psychotherapy

Psychoanalysis

Resistance

Interpretation

Transference

Psychodynamic therapy

Insight therapies

Client-centered therapy

Active listening

Unconditional positive regard

Behavior therapy

Counterconditioning

Exposure therapies

Systematic desensitization

Virtual reality exposure therapy

Aversive therapy

Token economy

Cognitive therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy

Family therapy

Regression toward the mean

Meta-analysis

Evidence-based practice

Biomedical therapy

Psychopharmacology

Antipsychotic drugs

Tardive dyskinesia

Antianxiety drugs

Antidepressant drugs

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)

Psychosurgery

Lobotomy

Resilience

Unit 14

Social psychology

Attribution theory

Fundamental attribution error

Attitude

Central route persuasion

Foot-in-the-door phenomenon

Role

Cognitive dissonance theory

Conformity

Normative social influence

Informational social influence

Social facilitation

Social loafing

Deindividuation

Group polarization

Groupthink

Culture

Norm

Personal space

Prejudice

Stereotype

Discrimination

Ingroup

Outgroup

Ingroup bias

Scapegoat theory

Other race effect

Just-world phenomenon

Aggression

Frustration-aggression principle

Mere-exposure effect

Passionate love

Companionate love

Equity

Self-disclosure

Altruism

Bystander effect

Social exchange theory

Reciprocity norm

Social-responsibility norm

Conflict

Social trap

Mirror-image perceptions

Self-fulfilling prophecy

Superordinate goals

GRIT

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