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Social
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Personality

100

The school of psychology which focuses on the human mind and behavior as a whole, rather than focusing on each component individually 

What is gestalt psychology?

100

The name for a group of people for whom legislation was passed to combat/prevent discrimination 

What is a protected class?

100

Procedure for gaining compliance by first making a large/demanding request, then downscaling to a smaller one

What is the door-in-the-face phenomenon?

100

A form of treatment in which a patient is made to associate an undesirable habit with an unpleasant effect to decrease its occurrence 

What is aversion therapy?

100

The component of psychoanalytic theory thought to provide moral judgments and act as a conscience 

What is the superego?

200

The person known for studying the way behavior is shaped by rewards and punishments

Who is B.F. Skinner?

200

Method of recruitment in which an employee suggests a friend or family member for a job

What is employee referral

200

When a group of like-minded people discuss an issue, this may occur, resulting in an exacerbation of their opinions 

What is group polarization?

200

A group of disorders characterized by emotional extremes 

What are mood disorders?

200

The "Big 5" personality characteristics 

What are openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism

300

The part of the brain which serves as the master control of the autonomic system, working to maintain homeostasis and meet basic needs

What is the hypothalamus?

300

A quality/attribute that employers are allowed to consider when making decisions on the hiring/retention of employees 

What is a bona fide occupational qualification

300

The tendency for a member of one group to view members of another group as all alike/less diverse than members of their own group 

What is the outgroup homogeneity effect?

300

The person who developed the first laboratory of psychology 

Who is Wilhelm Wundt

300

Orientation with characteristics from both extraversion and introversion 

What is ambiversion?

400

The year the American Psychological Association was founded

What is 1892?

400

What type of sexual harassment has occurred when sexual favors are tied to employment decisions?

What is quid pro quo?

400

The focus of the very first published study in this area (Triplett, 1898) 

What is social facilitation

400

The year the first edition of the DSM was published

What is 1952?

400

Projective psychological test in which people create narratives from ambiguous photos of people

What is a thematic apperception test?

500

A neurotransmitter that sends and receives information between motor neurons and voluntary muscles 

What is acetylcholine

500

The idea that stress unfavorably affects a situation and that intelligence and experience can reduce the influence of stress on the leader

What is cognitive resource theory?

500

The idea positing that as people age and their perceived time left in life decreases, they shift from focusing on information-seeking goals to focusing on emotional goals 

What is socioemotional selectivity theory?

500

The study of drug-induced changes in the function of select neurons that influence specific behaviors 

What is neuropsychopharmacology

(Neuropharmacology = study of drug-induced changes in the functioning of nerve cells; psychopharmacology = study of drug-induced changes in behavioral responding) 

500

Mode of analyzing behavior based on the "stimulus-response-consequence model" introduced by Skinner

What is a three-term contingency model