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AP Psychology Final Review 1

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In this research method, one person is studied in detail
case study
In this subfield of Psychology, how people grow and develop is studied.
developmental psychology
Developed the first Psychology lab in Germany.
Wilhelm Wundt
The majority of psychologists are trained in this field.
Clinical Psychology
In this subfield of Psychology, work behavior is studied.
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
The only research method that can show the cause of behavior.
Experiment
A Psychology teacher thinks that having students write with a red pen makes them score higher on tests. She sets up an experiment to see if this is true. What is the independent variable?
Independent Variable
A Psychology teacher thinks that having students write with a red pen makes them score higher on tests. She sets up an experiment to see if this is true. What is the dependent variable?
Test Scores
The teacher decides only Papermate red gel pens will be used. This is an example of an...
Operational Definition
What perspective would think that the cause of anti-social personality disorder is the that a person's frontal lobe is underdeveloped?
Biological Perspective
What perspective would think that the cause of anti-social personality disorder is that a person has repressed feelings of anger against his parents?
Psychoanalytic Perspective
If a person's intelligence increases as their foot size increases, this is an example of what?
Positive Correlation
This psychologist is associated with the Behavioral Perspective. He did the "Little Albert" experiment
John B. Watson
This perspective is associated with Maslow and Rogers.
Humanistic Perspective
A person who has a medical degree and specializes in the treatment of mental disorders.
Psychiatrist
Someone trained in Psychology who treats people with psychological disorders.
Clinical Psychologist
This subfield of Psychology is interested in the effects of groups of people and of people on groups.
Social Psychology
A research method where people are studied in their own environment.
Naturalistic Observation
A method of collecting data where you follow one group over a long period of time.
Longitudinal Method
A method of collecting data where you bring in different age groups all around the same time.
Cross Sectional Method