Midterm Study Guide

Functionalism
Structuralism
Cognition
Psychology versus Psychiatry
Variable
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Psychological Test
Steps in Scientific Investigation
Scientific Journal
Independent Versus Dependent Variable
Random Assignment
Random Selection
Descriptive Versus Correlational Research
Naturalistic Observation
Case Study Method
Survey Methods
Phonemes
Morphemes
Symbolic and Generative Nature of Language
Semantics
Babbling Stage
Fast Mapping
Algorithm
Decision Making Strategies (Compensatory Versus Non-Compensatory Models)
Subjective Probability
Availability Heuristic
Achievement Test
Personality Tests
Aptitude Tests
Intelligence Tests
Personality Tests
Norms/Percentiles
Reliability
Validity
Giftedness
Glucostats
Insulin and Hunger
Environmental Factors in Hunger
Set Point
Obesity
Estrogens Versus Androgens
Pheromones
Sexual Response Cycle
Refractory Period