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  1. The two components of the Schacter-Singer theory that create emotions are
  2. Paul Ekman�s research most closely aligned with:
  3. David Weschler�s work has most clearly contributed to research on:
  4. Which concept is most Freudian:
  5. Phineus Gage�s brain trauma suffered in the accident on the railroad highlighted the frontal lobe�s connection to:
  6. Paul Broca discovered an area in the left frontal lobe responsible for:
  7. In his work on split brain research, Roger Sperry noticed the right brain�s superiority at:
  8. Karen Horney is a:
  9. B.F. Skinner is most well known for his research on:
  10. Yerkes and Dodson believed that most tasks were completed best with a _____________ level of arousal.
  11. Theorized the levels of arousal that were necessary to complete tasks optimally.
  12. _________________________ is a Developmental Psychologist that created stages of dying/grief after study patients that suffered from terminal illness. Stages included: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance.
  13. Believed cognition developed in children in distinct stages: Sensorimotor, Preoperational, Concrete Operational, Formal Operational.
  14. Is a Neo-Freudian; theorized collective unconscious existed across cultures and there were a wide variety of archetypes (common symbolism) across the world.
  15. Conducted the Stanford Prison Experiment which highlighted the influence of the situation on individual personality. Deindividuation and role playing were also major themes.
  16. Discovered the �hidden observer� (part of consciousness that you were unaware of while hypnotized) in his support of the dissociation view of hypnosis.
  17. Widely considered the father of behaviorism; Conducted the Little Albert Study
  18. Wrote Principles of Psychology, the earliest psychology text. Was also known for advocating school of thought known as functionalism.
  19. Key figure in the humanistic perspective. Theorized the hierarchy of needs:
  20. Believed intelligence was largely controlled by a singular ability that he termed �g�
  21. Conducted the cognitive dissonance studies which showed that people who were paid LESS money were more likely to experience discomfort for completing a boring task.
  22. ______________________________ broadened the theory of intelligence by arguing there were 8 or more intelligences included interpersonal, mathematical, intrapersonal, visual-spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, linguistic, etc.
  23. Ivan Pavlov:
  24. Aaron Beck:
  25. John Watson:
  26. Albert Ellis's Rational Emotive Therapy is most closely aligned with which of the following:
  27. Lawrence Kolberg drew from the __________ perspective in explaining moral development
  28. Carl Broca:
  29. Classical Conditioning of fear was most clearly seen in:
  30. The fact that learning is biologically constrained (meaning we are predisposed to learn certain associations easier than others) was highlighted by ______________________'s research on taste aversion
  31. The research on the framing effect\'s impact on memory was conducted by _________________ who noticed people remembered cars going faster when "smashed" was used as an adjective in a question rather than "bumped."
  32. Which experiment had the biggest influence on observational learning theory:
  33. This man argued that two stimuli had to differ by a constant proportion in order to tell the difference between them when explaining the difference threshhold.
  34. Argued females were not morally inferior to males they just reasoned differently. She argued at the post-conventional stage males tend to focus on rational abstract principles, whereas the moral reasoning of females is based on relationships and the social context
  35. ___________________'s experiment randomly selected group of students that were described as �learning disabled� to teachers (were not necessarily disabled) and �gifted� to teachers (were not necessarily gifted). Experiment showed that those labeled disabled performed worse than those labeled gifted because of the expectations of the teachers. Label of �disabled� and �gifted� caused teacher to act differently toward those students and help fulfill prophecy.