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AP Psychology Exam Practice MC
Motor neurons are to the _________ ner…
The hindsight bias refers to people's…
In testing thousands of different mate…
A concern with the reasoning processes…
Peripheral; central
Exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past…
Trial and error
Cognitive
Motor neurons are to the _________ ner…
Peripheral; central
The hindsight bias refers to people's…
Exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past…
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AP Psychology Unit 7 Pt 2
Hippocampus
Flashbulb
Long-term potential (LTP)
Recall
A neural center located in the limbic system; helps process e…
A clear memory of an emotionally significant event
An increase in a cell's goring potential after brief, rapid s…
A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve informa…
Hippocampus
A neural center located in the limbic system; helps process e…
Flashbulb
A clear memory of an emotionally significant event
40 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Unit 1/ Unit 2
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Psychology
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
An early school os psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school os psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The science of behavior and mental process
Empiricism
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Structuralism
An early school os psychology that used introspection to expl…
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Curtis AP Psychology Unit 7 Vocabulary
instinct
incentive
drive-reduction theory
homeostasis
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state;…
instinct
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
incentive
A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates…
19 termscreated on January 19, 2017
intelligence
mental age
stanford-binet
intelligence quotient (iq)
achievement test
a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet:…
the widely used american revision (by terman at stanford univ…
defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronol…
a test designed to asses what a person has learned
mental age
a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet:…
stanford-binet
the widely used american revision (by terman at stanford univ…
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AP Psychology Unit 2 - The Biological Basis of Behavior
Agonist Molecules
Antagonist Molecules
Molecules in drugs that mimic a neurotransmitter's effects or…
Molecules that block a neurotransmitter's functioning.
Agonist Molecules
Molecules in drugs that mimic a neurotransmitter's effects or…
Antagonist Molecules
Molecules that block a neurotransmitter's functioning.
56 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Memory
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
the mental processes that enable us to retain and use informa…
the process of transforming information into a form that can…
the process of retaining information in memory so that it can…
the process of recovering information stored in memory so tha…
memory
the mental processes that enable us to retain and use informa…
encoding
the process of transforming information into a form that can…
12 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Ap psychology chapter 10 vocab
Human development
Longitudinal design
Cross-sectional design
Cross-sequential design
The scientific study if the changes that occur in people as t…
Research design in which one participant or group of particip…
Research design in which several different age-groups of part…
Research design in which participants are first studied by me…
Human development
The scientific study if the changes that occur in people as t…
Longitudinal design
Research design in which one participant or group of particip…
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AP Psychology Vocab 3 (part 2)
continuous reinforcement
control group
correlation
critical period
the application of reinforcement every time a specific behavi…
the group of subjects in an experiment that does not receive…
statistical info of a relationship between two or more variab…
a time frame deemed highly important in developing in a healt…
continuous reinforcement
the application of reinforcement every time a specific behavi…
control group
the group of subjects in an experiment that does not receive…
42 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 7 Vocabulary
episodic memory
semantic memory
encoding
storage
remembering events that happen in your own life
memories in long term that do not come from personal experience
brain gets info
keep learned info
episodic memory
remembering events that happen in your own life
semantic memory
memories in long term that do not come from personal experience
37 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Chapter 9 Vocab
memory
Flashbulb memory
encoding
storage
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
The processing of information into the memory system.
The retention of encoded information over time.
memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
Flashbulb memory
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
31 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 8
Motivation
Instinct
Drive-Reduction Theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior.
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state;…
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior.
Instinct
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
38 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology: Chapter 8 Vocabulary Gabriella Peirano
learning
associative learning
classical conditioning
behaviorism
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
A type of learning in which an organism comes to associate st…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
learning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
associative learning
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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AP Psychology Chapter 3A Vocabulary
biological psychology
neuron
sensory neurons
motor neurons
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
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AP Psych Semester 1
William James' emphasis on the practic…
median is to range as _________ is to…
the study of psychology is potentially…
after noting that a majority of profes…
pragmatism
central tendency; variation
psychological knowledge can be used for destructive purposes
generalizing from vivid cases
William James' emphasis on the practic…
pragmatism
median is to range as _________ is to…
central tendency; variation
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AP Psych Summer Unit
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental psychology
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Early school of thought promoted by Wundt and Titchener; used…
Early school of thought promoted by James and influenced by D…
The study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
Empiricism
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Structuralism
Early school of thought promoted by Wundt and Titchener; used…
23 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP HuG Unit 8 Political Geography
sovereignty
microstate
city-state
colony
the ability of a state to govern its territory free from cont…
a state that encompasses a very small land area
a sovereign state compromising a city and its immediate hinte…
a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
sovereignty
the ability of a state to govern its territory free from cont…
microstate
a state that encompasses a very small land area
31 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Unit VIII
Motivation
Instinct
Drive reduction theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain balanced or constant internal state
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
31 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP PSYCH UNIT VIII
Motivation
Instinct
Drive reduction theory
Homeostastis
Need that energizes and directs behavior
Complex unlearned behavior a rigid pattern grouch out species
Physiological need arouses tension state (a drive) hat motiva…
Maintain balance internal state regulation of body chemistry
Motivation
Need that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
Complex unlearned behavior a rigid pattern grouch out species
34 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology - Research Methods
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Theory
Hypothesis
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
An explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Critical Thinking
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
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AP Psych Chap 7: Hypnosis
Hypnosis
Mesmerism
Posthypnotic suggestion
Posthypnotic amnesia
-a social interaction in which one person (hypnotist) suggest…
-Franz Mesmer, credited with popularity of hypnosis... -he mista…
-suggestion carried out after the subject is no longer hypnot…
-supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hyp…
Hypnosis
-a social interaction in which one person (hypnotist) suggest…
Mesmerism
-Franz Mesmer, credited with popularity of hypnosis... -he mista…
31 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Unit VIII
Motivation
Instinct
Drive reduction theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain balanced or constant internal state
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
7 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Developmental Psych
Longitudinal study
Cross-sectional study
Genome
Chromosome
studies a person or group of people over an extended period o…
compares individuals of various ages at one point in time
the set of complete instructions for making an organism
the genetic master code for the body. it is made up of DNA. t…
Longitudinal study
studies a person or group of people over an extended period o…
Cross-sectional study
compares individuals of various ages at one point in time
30 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 9 - Thinking and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithim
the mental... activities associated with... thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping... of similar objects, events,... ideas, or people.
a mental image or best... example of a category. Matching new... it…
a methodical, logical rule or... procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
the mental... activities associated with... thinking, knowing, reme…
concept
a mental grouping... of similar objects, events,... ideas, or people.
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AP Psychology Unit 4 Vocab
developmental psychology
maturation
cross sectional study
cohort
studies physical,cognitive,and social changes that occur thro…
biological growth process that enables changes in behavior me…
individuals of different ages at single point in time regardi…
all born during particular period of time and collectively ex…
developmental psychology
studies physical,cognitive,and social changes that occur thro…
maturation
biological growth process that enables changes in behavior me…
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AP Psychology Unit 7B
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
a mental image or best example of a category. Matching new it…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
27 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Notecards - 131-150 Vocab
illusory correlation
PET
CAT
MRI
the perception of a relationship where none exists
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
uses a computer and a rotating x-ray to create detailed cross…
a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to prod…
illusory correlation
the perception of a relationship where none exists
PET
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
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Methods and Models of Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychologist
Psychiatrist
School Psychologist
for mental illness (diagnosis)
talk to (not for an illness)
MD, can prescribe medication
testing for learning/memory (etc.) issues
Clinical Psychology
for mental illness (diagnosis)
Counseling Psychologist
talk to (not for an illness)
10 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Ch 11 human development influential people
Thomas and chess
Kagan and snidman
Harry harlow
John bowlby
Temperament stable throughout life? Longitudinal and cross se…
Temperament due to biological differences? Babies in new situ…
Attachment results as mother provides comfort and safety
Infants biologically cute and adults programmed to be captiva…
Thomas and chess
Temperament stable throughout life? Longitudinal and cross se…
Kagan and snidman
Temperament due to biological differences? Babies in new situ…
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AP Psych-Unit 6 (Learning)
Learning
Associative learning
Behaviorism
Ivan Pavlov
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
learning that certain events occur together
the view that psychology should be an objective science that…
observed and recorded information about dogs and their digest…
Learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
Associative learning
learning that certain events occur together
21 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology P Words
Panic Attack
Perception
personality
Permissive (Parents)
Periods of extreme anxiety and physical symptoms such as hear…
The process of organizing and using information received thro…
The stable set of individual characteristics that makes us un…
Parenting style consisting of very few rules and allowing chi…
Panic Attack
Periods of extreme anxiety and physical symptoms such as hear…
Perception
The process of organizing and using information received thro…
42 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Unit 7 extra
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
the retention of encoded information over time
the process of getting information out of memory storage
memory
the persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
5 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology O Words
Object Permanence
Objective Techniques
Obession
Ope-rant Conditioning
The understanding that objects exist even when they are not d…
A generic term for psychology procedures used to measure pers…
A persistent and seemingly uncontrollable thought.
Learning that occurs due to the manipulation of the possible…
Object Permanence
The understanding that objects exist even when they are not d…
Objective Techniques
A generic term for psychology procedures used to measure pers…
40 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 5 Vocab
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
rapid eye moment sleep; a recurring sleep stage during which…
the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
circadian rhythm
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
7 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Alex Austin AP Psychology Learning
learning
conditioning
classical (Pavlovian) conditioning
operant (instrumental) conditioning
the process by which experience or practice results in a rela…
the acquisition of specific pattern of behavior in the presen…
the type of learning in which a response naturally elicited b…
the type of learning in which behaviors are emitted (in the p…
learning
the process by which experience or practice results in a rela…
conditioning
the acquisition of specific pattern of behavior in the presen…
17 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Chapter 8 Vocab AP Psychology
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
the persistence of learning over time through storage and ret…
the processing of information into the memory system
the retention of encoded info over time
the process of getting info out of memory storage
memory
the persistence of learning over time through storage and ret…
encoding
the processing of information into the memory system
10 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Exam; Redefined Words
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Central Route Persuation
Peripheral Route Persuation
Creating someones behavior based on personality or event.
Overestimating personality and underestimating event.
Persuasion with factual evidence and appeal.
Persuasive images or attraction.
Attribution Theory
Creating someones behavior based on personality or event.
Fundamental Attribution Error
Overestimating personality and underestimating event.
32 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Crandall AP Psych Unit 9 Test
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
This is a branch of psychology that studies, physical, cognit…
This is the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapi…
This is the developing human organism from about 2 weeks afte…
This is the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conc…
Developmental Psychology
This is a branch of psychology that studies, physical, cognit…
Zygote
This is the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapi…
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AP Psychology N Words
Naturalistic Observation
Negative Correlation
Neurotransmitter
Non-declarative Memory
A research method where the subject(s) is (are) observed with…
A correlation where one variable increased, the other decreas…
A chemical found in animals that plays a role in behavior, co…
A subsystem within long term memory which consists of skills…
Naturalistic Observation
A research method where the subject(s) is (are) observed with…
Negative Correlation
A correlation where one variable increased, the other decreas…
40 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Prologue Ap Psych
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Bradford Tichener
Aristotle
William James
Wundt established the first psychology laboratory at the Univ…
Titchener used introspection (looking inward) to search for t…
theorized about learning, memory, motivation, emotion, percep…
Like Charles Darwin assumed that thinking, like smelling, dev…
Wilhelm Wundt
Wundt established the first psychology laboratory at the Univ…
Edward Bradford Tichener
Titchener used introspection (looking inward) to search for t…
30 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP psychology unit 8
Motivation
Instinct
Drive - reduction theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state;…
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throu…
5 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology M Words
Maturation
Mean
Median
Mode
Changes due to the natural process of aging, as determined by…
A method of determining an average where the sum of the score…
A method of determining an average by using the score that fa…
A method of determining an average by using the score(s) whic…
Maturation
Changes due to the natural process of aging, as determined by…
Mean
A method of determining an average where the sum of the score…
25 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Unit 7
parallel processing
automatic processing
effortful processing
spacing effect
the processing of many aspects of a problem simultaneously; t…
unconscious encoding of incidental information, such as space…
encoding that requires attention and conscious effort
the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield bette…
parallel processing
the processing of many aspects of a problem simultaneously; t…
automatic processing
unconscious encoding of incidental information, such as space…
38 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Chapter 7 AP Psychology
Conciousness
Biological rhythms
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
periodic physiological functions
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur in a…
rapid eye movement sleep a recurring state during which vivid…
Conciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
Biological rhythms
periodic physiological functions
28 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Government Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An actual enumeration of the population, which the Constituti…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
21 termscreated on January 19, 2017
chapter 1
Social Desirability Bias
empiricism
structuralism
When you answer a survey to please the surveyor or make yours…
principle of science emphasizing evidence and proof
early theory that sought to map out the basic framework of co…
Social Desirability Bias
When you answer a survey to please the surveyor or make yours…
empiricism
principle of science emphasizing evidence and proof
25 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Drew Cox AP Psychology Chapter 8: Language and Thought
Cognition
Introspection
Language
Phonemes
Refers broadly to mental processes or thinking.
Analysis of one's own concious experience.
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
The smallest speech units in a language that can be distingui…
Cognition
Refers broadly to mental processes or thinking.
Introspection
Analysis of one's own concious experience.
74 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology: Vocab Unit #7
Episodic Memory
Semantic Memory
Encoding
Storage
A category of long-term memory that involves the recollection…
A subdivision of declarative memory that stores general knowl…
First stage of the memory process; in it information is trans…
The retention of encoded information over time.
Episodic Memory
A category of long-term memory that involves the recollection…
Semantic Memory
A subdivision of declarative memory that stores general knowl…
40 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psychology Vocabulary
Observational Learning
Photoreceptor
Retina
Visual Encoding
Learning by observing others.
Light sensitive cells (rods and cones) that are found in the…
A multilayered tissue on the eyeballs sensitive inner surface…
Encoding information based on the images of the information.
Observational Learning
Learning by observing others.
Photoreceptor
Light sensitive cells (rods and cones) that are found in the…
20 termscreated on January 19, 2017
AP Psych Vocab 131-150
illusionary correlation
imaging techniques: PET, CAT, MRI, FMRI
imprinting
incentives
perception of a relationship where non exists
PET (positron emission tomography) - visual display of brain…
a learning process in early life whereby species specific pat…
rewards or other stimuli that motivate us to act
illusionary correlation
perception of a relationship where non exists
imaging techniques: PET, CAT, MRI, FMRI
PET (positron emission tomography) - visual display of brain…
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